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Public health authorities report five new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

Public health authorities report five new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Public health officials in Nova Scotia say they've identified five new cases of COVID-19 in the province on Friday.
N.S. Mi'kmaq chiefs demand stop of alleged federal plans to seize lobster traps

N.S. Mi'kmaq chiefs demand stop of alleged federal plans to seize lobster traps

HALIFAX — The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs is alleging the federal Department responsible for fisheries is planning to seize gear and traps from moderate livelihood lobster fisheries in the province.
Lobster dispute: RCMP release images of men near fish plant that was torched

Lobster dispute: RCMP release images of men near fish plant that was torched

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia RCMP released images Friday showing two men walking away from a fish plant on the night it burned to the ground amid an escalating dispute over an Indigenous lobster fishery.
Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure at restaurant off Highway 104

Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure at restaurant off Highway 104

Anyone at the Glenholme Loop Petro Pass Restaurant near Debert on Oct. 25. from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. is asked to monitor for symptoms
RCMP release images of persons on interest in suspicious fish plant fire <b>(2 photos, video)</b>

RCMP release images of persons on interest in suspicious fish plant fire (2 photos, video)

Near midnight on October 16, Yarmouth County RCMP responded to a building fire at a fish plant in Middle West Pubnico
Scientists link high levels of genetic material from virus in blood to severe COVID

Scientists link high levels of genetic material from virus in blood to severe COVID

HALIFAX — Canadian immunologists say they’re finding telltale markers in patients' blood that help predict the severity of COVID-19 and could lead to more targeted treatments.
Nova Scotia says it's looking at options to prevent evictions, but short on specifics

Nova Scotia says it's looking at options to prevent evictions, but short on specifics

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier says his government is looking at ways to help people access affordable housing following a spate of evictions across Halifax.
Minister says scheduling snafus stalling Desmond inquiry, but lawyer isn't so sure

Minister says scheduling snafus stalling Desmond inquiry, but lawyer isn't so sure

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey says scheduling snafus are getting in the way of restarting a high-profile inquiry investigating why former soldier Lionel Desmond killed his family and himself in January 2017.
N.S. offers hotels, motels property tax rebate to help with COVID-induced losses

N.S. offers hotels, motels property tax rebate to help with COVID-induced losses

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia hotel, motel and inn operators hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic are being offered a property tax rebate. The rebate program will cost about $4.
Call for action as U.S. reports sharp drop in North Atlantic right whale population

Call for action as U.S. reports sharp drop in North Atlantic right whale population

HALIFAX — A conservation group is calling on the Canadian and U.S. governments to take action to protect North Atlantic right whales after new data revealed a sharp decline in the animal's population. The U.S.
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