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Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19 in province's northern zone

Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19 in province's northern zone

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19. Health officials said today the new case was identified Tuesday in the northern zone and is currently under investigation.
Judicial review sought after Crown land removed from list of pending protected areas

Judicial review sought after Crown land removed from list of pending protected areas

HALIFAX — The lawyer for a retired biologist and an environmental group is seeking judicial review of Nova Scotia's decision to remove a section of Crown land along the province's Eastern Shore from a list of pending protected areas.
Nova Scotia Liberal Party to set rules, date for leadership contest this weekend

Nova Scotia Liberal Party to set rules, date for leadership contest this weekend

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Liberals will meet this weekend to discuss the rules governing how the party will select its new leader.
Halifax constables given suspended sentences and probation for 2016 inmate death

Halifax constables given suspended sentences and probation for 2016 inmate death

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge on Monday handed two special constables with Halifax police suspended sentences with three years probation in the June 2016 suffocation death of an inmate at the city's detention centre.
Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19, province has four active cases

Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19, province has four active cases

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one new COVID-19 infection. Health officials said today the case was identified Sunday in the northern health zone and is connected to a case reported last week.
Blood drive organized in honour of Nova Scotia mass shooting victims

Blood drive organized in honour of Nova Scotia mass shooting victims

MILFORD, N.S. — A blood drive in honour of the victims of April's deadly mass shootings in Nova Scotia will take place this week in Milford, just north of Halifax.
Assoun case shows police accountability in wrongful convictions lacking: experts

Assoun case shows police accountability in wrongful convictions lacking: experts

HALIFAX — More than a year after a federal report became public revealing that police erased and suppressed evidence that might have freed him, Glen Assoun is wondering whether anyone will be held accountable for his wrongful imprisonment.
Nova Scotia reports two new COVID-19 infections, three active cases in province

Nova Scotia reports two new COVID-19 infections, three active cases in province

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting two additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to three.

Dartmouth, N.S., shooting incident prompts hospital lockdown

DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Dartmouth General Hospital was locked down Friday night after a man arrived seeking treatment for gunshot wounds.
Younger students now required to wear non-medical masks in Nova Scotia schools

Younger students now required to wear non-medical masks in Nova Scotia schools

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has changed its rules for the use of non-medical masks in schools, announcing Friday that new federal guidelines require younger students to wear them when classes resume Sept. 8.
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