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Halifax police officer arrested after allegedly stealing from a business

HALIFAX — A police officer has been arrested after allegedly stealing from a business in Halifax. Halifax regional police say one of its officers was arrested Friday afternoon after the force received a report of a theft at a business.
Engineers approve plan to begin removal of Halifax crane toppled by Dorian

Engineers approve plan to begin removal of Halifax crane toppled by Dorian

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Labour minister says work will begin this weekend to remove a huge construction crane that collapsed in Halifax during Hurricane Dorian.
Wireless companies should have been in command centre: Nova Scotia premier

Wireless companies should have been in command centre: Nova Scotia premier

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says he wants Canada's major telecommunications providers to send representatives to Halifax the next time the province opens its emergency command centre to prepare for a big storm.
Dorian damage worse than first thought in Nova Scotia's famed Annapolis Valley

Dorian damage worse than first thought in Nova Scotia's famed Annapolis Valley

HALIFAX — Closer inspections of the ripening apple crop in Nova Scotia's fertile Annapolis Valley have revealed the damage caused by post-tropical storm Dorian was worse than first thought.
Empire Co. Ltd. beats on earnings as it pushes for cost savings, streamlining

Empire Co. Ltd. beats on earnings as it pushes for cost savings, streamlining

STELLARTON, N.S. — Empire Co. Ltd. says it has largely completed major structural changes as part of a turnaround plan but it is already looking to the next phase for the company.
Glen Assoun to receive initial compensation payment for wrongful murder conviction

Glen Assoun to receive initial compensation payment for wrongful murder conviction

HALIFAX — A Halifax man will receive interim compensation from the federal and provincial governments after spending almost 17 years in prison as the result of a wrongful conviction in the murder of his former girlfriend.
Maritime grids, forestry, coastlines need rethink in era of intense storms: experts

Maritime grids, forestry, coastlines need rethink in era of intense storms: experts

HALIFAX — In an era when the intensity of hurricanes is expected to increase across Atlantic Canada, experts say major changes are needed to utility grids, shoreline defences and even the types of trees being planted.
Dorian's impact: Maritimers complain about cellphone service failure

Dorian's impact: Maritimers complain about cellphone service failure

HALIFAX — Federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he's heard from residents in the Maritimes livid about losing cellphone service after post-tropical storm Dorian swept through the region, causing widespread power outages and property damag
Judge OKs transfer of QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange case to Toronto court

Judge OKs transfer of QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange case to Toronto court

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge has approved the relocation of QuadrigaCX's ongoing bankruptcy proceedings from Halifax to Toronto.
Crews work to restore power and clear debris left in Dorian's wake

Crews work to restore power and clear debris left in Dorian's wake

HALIFAX — Canadian soldiers armed with chainsaws fanned out across the Halifax area on Monday to help clean up the tangled mess of fallen trees and power lines left behind by post-tropical storm Dorian.
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