Nova Scotia

Man arrested after pointing firearm at another man in Wagmatcook, N.S.: RCMP

Global Halifax - 13 hours 34 min ago
'When police arrived, they found the man pointing the firearm at them through the doorway,' Baddeck RCMP stated in a release Saturday.
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Trois nouveaux cas de COVID-19

Nova Scotia News - 13 hours 35 min ago
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Aujourd’hui 24 octobre, la Nouvelle-Écosse compte six cas évolutifs de la COVID-19. Trois nouveaux cas ont été dépistés le vendredi 23 octobre.
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Three New Cases of COVID-19

Nova Scotia News - 13 hours 36 min ago
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- As of today, Oct. 24, Nova Scotia has six active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases were identified Friday, Oct. 23.
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Ottawa appoints special mediator in N.S. Indigenous lobster fisheries dispute

Global Halifax - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:28
The government said Allister Surette will "communicate with and rebuild trust" between both sides in the weeks-long dispute that has turned violent in recent days.
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Bedford junior high students fight to have ‘fresh air breaks’ reinstated

Global Halifax - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:51
Junior high school reinstates full length of outdoor break times after students rally for change.
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New article examines the compounded harms coronavirus pandemic has on overdose crisis

Global Halifax - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:10
Authors of a newly published paper say systemic changes are needed to slow Canada's overdose crisis.
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Some Nova Scotians optimistic mass shooting inquiry will produce results, bring healing

Global Halifax - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:01
The deadline for completing a joint public inquiry into April's tragic mass shooting in Nova Scotia is Nov. 1, 2022.
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Global News at 6 Halifax: Oct. 23

Global Halifax - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:48
Global News at 6 Halifax from Oct. 23, 2020.
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N.S. Assembly of Mi’kmaw Chiefs say feds have failed them amid discussions with DFO

Global Halifax - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:24
'We have attempted to work Nation-to-Nation, but the Federal Government refuses to look beyond their colonialized approach.'
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Some Nova Scotians optimistic mass shooting inquiry will produce results, bring healing

Global Halifax - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:19
More than six months after the mass shooting tragedy that left 22 Nova Scotias dead, the provincial and federal governments have finally launched the initial stages of a joint public inquiry, examining how the attack happened and whether it could have been prevented. As Elizabeth McSheffrey reports, some Nova Scotia are relieved to see the...
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Halifax police investigate sixth homicide of the year

Global Halifax - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:04
Halifax Regional Police say they are investigating a homicide that happened Thursday night on Primrose Street in Dartmouth. As Graeme Benjamin reports, police say they still do not have a suspect in custody.
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Lobster wholesaler in Digby County says company would purchase lobster from Indigenous fishers

Global Halifax - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:03
Sipekne’katik First Nation Chief Michael Sack says they couldn’t sell their commercially caught lobster and were blacklisted from the market. But now a lobster wholesaler says his company would purchase lobster harvested from Indigenous fishers. Jesse Thomas reports.
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Weekly Traffic Advisories

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 09:32
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- NEW WORK
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Aucun nouveau cas de COVID-19

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 08:54
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Aujourd’hui 23 octobre, la Nouvelle-Écosse compte quatre cas évolutifs de la COVID-19. Aucun nouveau cas n'a été dépisté le jeudi 22 octobre.
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No New Cases of COVID-19

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 08:53
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- As of today, Oct. 23, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Thursday, Oct. 22.
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Investments to Protect Farm Workers

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:20
COVID - 19 / Agriculture -- Many Nova Scotia farmers have made improvements to health and safety to help protect their workers and prevent the spread of COVID-19. They can now apply for funding to help cover some of those costs.
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Premier Proclaims HMCS Kootenay Day

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:06
Premier's Office -- Premier Stephen McNeil has proclaimed today, Oct. 23, as HMCS Kootenay Day in Nova Scotia in remembrance of the worst peacetime accident in the history of the Royal Canadian Navy.
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Online Dispute Resolution for Family Legal Matters a First in Canada

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:00
Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services / Justice -- Nova Scotians now have improved access to the courts for resolving family legal matters.
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Supporting Community Food Literacy and Access

Nova Scotia News - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 06:00
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Access to nutritious food has never been more important. One way government is helping Nova Scotians is through the Community Food Literacy and Access Fund. With an investment of more than $134,000 this year, the fund will further help improve access to affordable and healthy food while building food literacy.
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Avis aux voyageurs pour le nord du Nouveau-Brunswick

Nova Scotia News - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 13:25
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- REMARQUE : Déclaration du Dr Robert Strang, médecin-hygiéniste en chef de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Le gouvernement du Nouveau-Brunswick a annoncé, aujourd'hui 22 octobre, des restrictions supplémentaires liées à une éclosion de COVID-19 dans la région de Campbellton-Restigouche, dans le nord du Nouveau-Brunswick.
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