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Watchdog agency says no grounds to charge police in Halifax balcony death

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's police watchdog says there are no grounds to charge two Halifax police officers who responded during an April 7 incident that resulted in the death of a man who jumped off an apartment balcony.
N.S. police expected to announce charges in case of Indigenous girl found safe

N.S. police expected to announce charges in case of Indigenous girl found safe

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia RCMP say they plan to release more information today about potential charges against a man who was found Saturday with an Indigenous girl who had been missing for over a week.
New COVID-19 death a 'stark reminder' of continuing risk: N.S. premier

New COVID-19 death a 'stark reminder' of continuing risk: N.S. premier

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one additional death linked to COVID-19, and two new cases of the virus. The province says a man over age 80 died in the Northern Zone, which encompasses the Colchester-East Hants, Cumberland and Pictou areas.
Nova Scotia First Nation relieved after missing teen found safe; man in custody

Nova Scotia First Nation relieved after missing teen found safe; man in custody

ESKASONI, N.S. — The entire We'koqma'q Mi'kmaq First Nation in Nova Scotia is breathing a sigh of relief, Chief Rod Googoo said Saturday, after an Indigenous girl who had been missing for more than a week was found safe.

Nova Scotia Liberal Party unveils plan for upcoming leadership race

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal party says it will host a leadership convention in February 2021 to announce the next head of the party — and crown a new premier.

Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19; six active cases in province

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19. That brings the total number of active cases in the province to six. Public health officials say one person is currently in hospital as a result of the novel coronavirus.
Missing girl found safe

Missing girl found safe

14-year old Molly Martin had been missing since August 13
Search continues for Indigenous Cape Breton teen believed to be travelling on foot

Search continues for Indigenous Cape Breton teen believed to be travelling on foot

ESKASONI, N.S. — RCMP say ground and aerial searches are continuing today along several trails in southeast Cape Breton for an Indigenous teenager who has been missing for more than a week.

EllisDon awarded $260-million contract for Halifax outpatient centre

HALIFAX — EllisDon construction company has been awarded a $259.4-million contract to design, build, finance and maintain an outpatient centre on the outskirts of Halifax.
Grabher gets appeal date in fight over revocation of personalized licence plate

Grabher gets appeal date in fight over revocation of personalized licence plate

HALIFAX — An appeal hearing has been set for a Nova Scotia man fighting the province's decision to revoke a personalized licence plate that bears his surname — Grabher.
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