Nova Scotia

NSHA advises of potential COVID-19 exposure at 4 HRM stores, 2 flights

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 18:17
The health agency asks anyone who visited the sites mentioned to immediately book a test for COVID-19, whether they have symptoms or not. 
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Dalhousie University professor asking tough questions about hard butter

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 15:58
An agri-food analyst at Dalhousie University believes butter is harder this year because farmers may be adding palm oil to cows' feed to increase production.
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Global News at 6 Halifax: Feb. 23

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 15:26
Global News at 6 Halifax from Feb. 23, 2021.
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Dalhousie University food analyst reviewing purity of Canadian butter

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 15:00
An agri-food analyst at Dalhousie University is churning up questions about the hardness of Canadian butter. He says some farm practices are raising ethical questions about the purity of this country’s dairy products. Tim Roszell has more.
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NB unveils five year addictions and mental health ‘action plan’

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 14:59
The provincial government has unveiled a five-year plan to address addictions and mental health. On Tuesday, the health minister revealed some of the government’s priorities for how it will face those problems. Callum Smith has the story.
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Psychiatrist who diagnosed Lionel Desmond testifies in inquiry

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 14:31
The Lionel Desmond fatality inquiry resumed in Port Hawkesbury on Tuesday, shifting its focus to the federal government’s involvement in the case. It was the military psychiatrist who first diagnosed the former soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder who testified. Ashley Field has more.
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Iain Rankin sworn-in as 29th premier of Nova Scotia

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 14:30
Nova Scotia’s 29th premier was sworn in this morning during a ceremony presided by lieutenant governor Arthur J. LeBlanc. Iain Rankin also unveiled his 16 member cabinet which includes new departments and offices, as well as a handful of name changes. Alicia Draus reports.
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Canada cuts health transfer in response to New Brunswick’s position on abortion outside hospitals

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 14:12
New Brunswick is the only jurisdiction in Canada to not fund abortions outside of hospitals. It has faced protests and legal challenges tied to the decision.
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Nova Scotia reports 3 new COVID-19 cases, more U.K. variant cases confirmed

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 13:29
In Tuesday's release, newly sworn-in Premier Iain Rankin said the news of more COVID-19 variant cases should remind Nova Scotians to stay vigilant. 
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N.L. COVID-19 caseload falls again with 15 new cases and 50 recoveries

Global Halifax - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 12:44
Authorities say 50 people have recovered from the virus since Monday, leaving 372 active reported cases of COVID-19 across the province.
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