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Lawyer for accused in ammo transfer to N.S. shooter criticizes lack of disclosure

Lawyer for accused in ammo transfer to N.S. shooter criticizes lack of disclosure

HALIFAX — A lawyer for one of three people who allegedly supplied ammunition to the gunman who murdered 22 people in Nova Scotia criticized a lack of Crown disclosure as the case started Wednesday.
Nova Scotia to spend nearly $500 million this year on roads, highways and bridges

Nova Scotia to spend nearly $500 million this year on roads, highways and bridges

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia says it will spend nearly $500 million this fiscal year to improve and upgrade the province's roads, highways and bridges.
Empire expanding discount grocery banner FreshCo in Western Canada, Ontario

Empire expanding discount grocery banner FreshCo in Western Canada, Ontario

STELLARTON, N.S. — Empire Co. Ltd. is expanding its discount grocery banner FreshCo in Western Canada and Ontario, with plans to convert seven of its Safeway stores starting this fall.
Nova Scotia premier defends conservative vaccine rollout, voices supply concerns

Nova Scotia premier defends conservative vaccine rollout, voices supply concerns

HALIFAX — The interruption in the supply of COVID-19 vaccine justifies Nova Scotia's conservative distribution strategy, Premier Stephen McNeil said Tuesday.
Canadian Space Agency using satellites to track endangered right whales

Canadian Space Agency using satellites to track endangered right whales

HALIFAX — The Canadian Space Agency is harnessing satellite technology to monitor and protect endangered North Atlantic right whales in the country’s waters. The agency said Tuesday it will lead a $5.
Mistaken identity: Porn allegation dropped against Nova Scotia doctor after mix-up

Mistaken identity: Porn allegation dropped against Nova Scotia doctor after mix-up

HALIFAX — In a bizarre case of mistaken identity, Halifax police blamed unnamed "partner" agencies Tuesday for providing erroneous information that led to the arrest of a local doctor who was wrongly accused of possessing child pornography.
Halifax volunteers latest group to erect tiny shelters for homeless living in tents

Halifax volunteers latest group to erect tiny shelters for homeless living in tents

HALIFAX — A group of Halifax volunteers have become the latest Canadians to begin erecting tiny shelters for the homeless, with two wooden structures going up recently in a gentrifying section of the city's waterfront.
N.S. food delivery startup offers restaurants lower fees, customer service control

N.S. food delivery startup offers restaurants lower fees, customer service control

HALIFAX — Delivery was never on the menu at restaurateur Craig Flinn’s neighbourhood eateries.
Premium Brands, Indigenous groups complete $1-billion bid to buy Clearwater

Premium Brands, Indigenous groups complete $1-billion bid to buy Clearwater

HALIFAX — A billion-dollar deal that marks the single biggest investment in Canada's seafood industry by an Indigenous group was finalized on Monday, with one First Nation's chief calling it a "significant achievement for the Mi'kmaq.
RCMP calls off search for sunken scallop dragger in the Bay of Fundy

RCMP calls off search for sunken scallop dragger in the Bay of Fundy

HALIFAX — Family members of fishermen who died when their scallop dragger sank in the Bay of Fundy reacted with shock and disappointment Saturday to word that the RCMP had officially called off its efforts to recover the vessel.
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