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N.S. Mountie faces questions over redacted warrants in mass killing case

N.S. Mountie faces questions over redacted warrants in mass killing case

HALIFAX — A senior RCMP officer in Nova Scotia who obtained search warrants for the investigation into the mass shooting in April was grilled in court Wednesday about why most of those documents remain heavily redacted.
Mother calls for strict sentence in son's 2016 death in Halifax jail cell

Mother calls for strict sentence in son's 2016 death in Halifax jail cell

HALIFAX — The mother of a man who died in a Halifax police jail cell in June 2016 asked a judge Wednesday to impose the "strictest penalty possible" on two special police constables found guilty of criminal negligence in his death.
Former N.S. teacher sentenced to 15 years for decades-old child sex assaults

Former N.S. teacher sentenced to 15 years for decades-old child sex assaults

HALIFAX — A former Halifax-area teacher and hockey coach who sexually abused boys several decades ago was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for what the judge described as a "catalogue of depraved predation.
Victim details lasting trauma left by former N.S. teacher's sexual abuse

Victim details lasting trauma left by former N.S. teacher's sexual abuse

HALIFAX — A victim of a former teacher and hockey coach who pleaded guilty to 35 counts of decades-old sexual abuse in Nova Scotia says a week hasn't gone by in the past 40 years when he hasn't thought about the assault.
Arctic patrol vessel named after Robert Hampton Gray, Second World War navy pilot

Arctic patrol vessel named after Robert Hampton Gray, Second World War navy pilot

HALIFAX — The Royal Canadian Navy announced today its sixth Arctic patrol vessel will be named after Lt. Robert Hampton Gray, a Second World War navy hero.

N.S. man, 22, facing impaired driving charges after fatal collision in Glencoe

GLENCOE, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia say a 22-year-old man from Whycocomagh is facing impaired driving charges after a fatal collision Saturday night. Inverness RCMP say they were called to MacLeod Settlement Road in Glencoe around 8 p.m.

Man facing assault charges after stabbing Friday in Inverness, N.S.

INVERNESS, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia say a 54-year-old man has been arrested after a stabbing in a parking lot in Inverness on Friday night. The RCMP says the man turned himself in following the incident on Central Avenue.
Black Nova Scotia man 'overjoyed' as struggle for land title moves forward

Black Nova Scotia man 'overjoyed' as struggle for land title moves forward

HALIFAX — Christopher Downey finished building his home in 2002 on a parcel of land in North Preston, N.S., that has been in his family for generations.

Nova Scotia to provide $1 million to Lebanese Red Cross after Beirut explosion

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia says it will give $1 million to the Lebanese Red Cross in support of those affected by the Beirut explosion.
In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

HALIFAX — The era of the stern Canadian librarian peering at a patron's record of late items and announcing the amount owed appears to be headed for the history books.
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