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Halifax building named after the construction crane that fell on it during storm

Halifax building named after the construction crane that fell on it during storm

HALIFAX — An apartment building in downtown Halifax that was under construction when a crane fell on it during post-tropical storm Dorian has been renamed after the disaster that made it famous.
Nova Scotians in their early 60s to be first to get Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Nova Scotians in their early 60s to be first to get Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia residents aged 63 and 64 will be first in line next week to receive the recently approved Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
Report on N.S. ambulance service says delays caused by offloading wait times

Report on N.S. ambulance service says delays caused by offloading wait times

HALIFAX — A report into Nova Scotia's privately operated ambulance service says a significant amount of ambulance time is exhausted by unproductive non-emergency activities.
N.S. mass killer showed off his 'military' style gun, claiming it was for movie

N.S. mass killer showed off his 'military' style gun, claiming it was for movie

HALIFAX — In the months before he killed 22 people in the Nova Scotia mass shooting, the gunman — who didn't have a firearms licence — showed a powerful rifle to others and made up a fanciful story about its purpose, witnesses say.
Two shots fired into home near Meteghan, pickup seen leaving scene: Nova Scotia RCMP

Two shots fired into home near Meteghan, pickup seen leaving scene: Nova Scotia RCMP

METEGHAN, N.S. — Police in western Nova Scotia are asking for the public's help as they investigate a shooting incident in the Meteghan area.
Nova Scotia legislature member says missing sister is safe

Nova Scotia legislature member says missing sister is safe

HALIFAX — A member of Nova Scotia's legislature says her sister is safe after going missing in the Annapolis Valley over the weekend.
Atlantic Canada reporting single-digit COVID-19 case counts, encouraging testing

Atlantic Canada reporting single-digit COVID-19 case counts, encouraging testing

HALIFAX — Three Atlantic Canadian provinces reported single-digit COVID-19 case counts on Saturday while urging residents to get tested for the virus.
Film highlights shared history of Acadian diaspora before British deportations

Film highlights shared history of Acadian diaspora before British deportations

HALIFAX — Director Phil Comeau says he's surprised to see how connected the descendants of Acadian settlers are to their heritage — no matter where they live on this earth.
N.S. announces $3M fund for land title claims in African Nova Scotian communities

N.S. announces $3M fund for land title claims in African Nova Scotian communities

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin says his government is addressing a "legacy of systemic racism” by setting aside $3 million to help accelerate the process of awarding land titles in historically African Nova Scotian communities.
Nova Scotia welcomes approval of latest vaccine as inoculation campaign ramps up

Nova Scotia welcomes approval of latest vaccine as inoculation campaign ramps up

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia welcomed Ottawa's go-ahead for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine Friday as health officials geared up for the opening of the first of 10 community inoculation clinics across the province next week.
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