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Nova Scotia court ruling orders province to better protect endangered species

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has failed to meet "certain statutory duties" to protect species at risk says a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge, who also ordered the province's minister of lands and forestry to fulfil his obligations under the E
Family says 'back and forth' between N.S., Ottawa over shooting probe 'unreal'

Family says 'back and forth' between N.S., Ottawa over shooting probe 'unreal'

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia family has made a passionate appeal for the federal and Nova Scotia governments to end the "back and forth" over which should lead a public inquiry into a recent mass shooting.

Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19, bringing total to 1,057

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 1,057. Health officials say there is one long-term care home in the province with active cases of the virus.

Nova Scotia reports no new cases of COVID-19 in the province on Sunday

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, leaving the provincial total at 1,056 cases. Northwood in Halifax is the only licensed long-term care home in Nova Scotia with active cases of COVID-19.

Nova Scotia reports 60th COVID-19 related death in the province Saturday

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one more COVID-19 related death, bringing the provincial total to 60. The death occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality.
N.S. police received warnings in 2011 about man who would become mass killer

N.S. police received warnings in 2011 about man who would become mass killer

HALIFAX — A newly released document reveals that in May 2011, police were told the Nova Scotia man who would later kill 22 people in a shooting rampage wanted to "kill a cop" and was feeling mentally unstable.

Nova Scotia reports no new cases of COVID-19 for first time since March

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia increased its social gathering limit on Friday as the province reported no new cases of COVID-19 for the first time since its initial infections were identified in mid-March. Dr.

Nova Scotia reports two new cases of COVID-19 as economy poised to reopen

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting two new cases of COVID-19. That brings the province's total number of confirmed cases to 1,055, which includes 59 deaths since the pandemic arrived in March.
Bars, hair salons to reopen June 5 as Nova Scotia reopens parts of economy

Bars, hair salons to reopen June 5 as Nova Scotia reopens parts of economy

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia released its long-awaited plan to reopen parts of its economy accompanied by millions in new government aid Wednesday, part of what Premier Stephen McNeil says is a cautious approach aimed at preventing another spike in COVID-19

Remains found in burned-out van following home invasion in Wolfville, N.S.

HALIFAX — Police in Nova Scotia are asking for the public's help as they investigate a bizarre case that started with a home invasion and ended with the discovery of unidentified human remains in a burned-out van.
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