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Dr. Strang within his right to make masks mandatory: privacy lawyer

Dr. Strang within his right to make masks mandatory: privacy lawyer

The province's chief medical officer of health has said the idea is not 'off the table'
Health official revokes U.S. travel exemption for Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax

Health official revokes U.S. travel exemption for Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax

Dr. Robert Strang said 'very tight restrictions' were placed on the exemption, which he approved
Province announces one new case of COVID-19 Wednesday

Province announces one new case of COVID-19 Wednesday

The new case is a Nova Scotia truck driver who travelled outside Canada as an essential worker
Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure on another Toronto to Halifax flight

Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure on another Toronto to Halifax flight

Air Canada flight AC 626 took off from Toronto at 8:15 p.m. on Friday, June 26 and landed at Stanfield International at 11:17 p.m.
Form for travellers needing to self-isolate now available online

Form for travellers needing to self-isolate now available online

Anyone arriving in the province from outside the Atlantic bubble is required to fill it out
No COVID-19 cases announced Tuesday

No COVID-19 cases announced Tuesday

The COVID-19 outbreak at Northwood's Halifax campus is considered resolved after completing 28 days with no active cases
Turbulence in Canadian opinion on airlines COVID-19 response: poll

Turbulence in Canadian opinion on airlines COVID-19 response: poll

Seventy-two per cent of Canadians say they're not comfortable flying since a decision by some airlines to relax their own in-flight physical distancing requirements
NSLCs to resume Sunday sales by month's end

NSLCs to resume Sunday sales by month's end

Not every government liquor outlet operates that day of the week
Nova Scotia to collect information those who arrive from outside Atlantic bubble

Nova Scotia to collect information those who arrive from outside Atlantic bubble

Travellers required to self-isolate will now need to provide an address of where they'll be, along with a phone number where they can be reached at any time during those 14 days
Province announces one new COVID-19 case Monday

Province announces one new COVID-19 case Monday

The individual does not reside in Nova Scotia but was passing through from the United States to Prince Edward Island
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