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Rise in unemployment for recent graduates of Maritime universities: report

Rise in unemployment for recent graduates of Maritime universities: report

HALIFAX — The unemployment rate for recent graduates of Maritime universities has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released Thursday by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission.
Nova Scotia at 'critical' turning point in COVID-19 pandemic: chief medical officer

Nova Scotia at 'critical' turning point in COVID-19 pandemic: chief medical officer

HALIFAX — Two days into a provincewide lockdown, Nova Scotians are at a crucial turning point, the province's chief medical officer of health warned Thursday. Dr.
Monument unveiled at N.S. base to recall lives lost in naval helicopter crash

Monument unveiled at N.S. base to recall lives lost in naval helicopter crash

EASTERN PASSAGE, N.S. — A stone monument was unveiled Thursday on the first anniversary of a naval helicopter crash that claimed the lives of six Canadian Forces personnel when the aircraft plunged into the ocean close to its host ship.
Reopening of Atlantic travel bubble delayed again because of COVID-19 fears

Reopening of Atlantic travel bubble delayed again because of COVID-19 fears

HALIFAX — The reopening of the Atlantic travel bubble has been delayed for the second time as health officials in the region try to control the spread of COVID-19.
Hot Docs: N.L. man tries to inspire world to clean the 'hell' out of the water

Hot Docs: N.L. man tries to inspire world to clean the 'hell' out of the water

HALIFAX — Shawn Bath says he was only looking for a 30-second commercial about his efforts to clean up the harbours of Newfoundland and Labrador when he approached filmmaker Cody Westman in 2019.
Provincewide shutdown begins in Nova Scotia as officials report 75 new COVID-19 cases

Provincewide shutdown begins in Nova Scotia as officials report 75 new COVID-19 cases

HALIFAX — As the province locked down Wednesday and military members joined Nova Scotia's effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Premier Iain Rankin said the measures are part of a broader strategy to beat back the virus.
Families remember those lost in Cyclone helicopter crash on one-year anniversary

Families remember those lost in Cyclone helicopter crash on one-year anniversary

HALIFAX — For family members of the six Canadian Forces members lost when a Cyclone helicopter crashed in the Mediterranean a year ago, this week is a time of grieving loved ones amid the challenges of a pandemic.
Nova Scotia declares provincewide shutdown as COVID-19 cases surge

Nova Scotia declares provincewide shutdown as COVID-19 cases surge

HALIFAX — A rapid surge in COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia has led to a provincewide shutdown after health officials reported a record 96 cases on Tuesday. Premier Iain Rankin said that as of Wednesday at 8 a.m.
Commercial helicopter came within four metres of ditching in the Atlantic: report

Commercial helicopter came within four metres of ditching in the Atlantic: report

HALIFAX — A helicopter carrying 13 people came within four metres of ditching in the Atlantic as it was trying to land on an offshore platform in July 2019, the Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
Dalhousie University to investigate students fined for public health violations

Dalhousie University to investigate students fined for public health violations

HALIFAX — A Halifax university is investigating an incident involving some of its students after they were fined for attending a gathering that violated COVID-19 protocols.
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