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Wanted 33-year-old man arrested in Amherst

Wanted 33-year-old man arrested in Amherst

Christopher McKay evaded arrest on an alleged parole violation in New Glasgow and has been on the lam since July 31
N.S. police still searching for 33-year-old man who evaded arrest in Trenton

N.S. police still searching for 33-year-old man who evaded arrest in Trenton

TRENTON, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia are still searching for a 33-year-old man from Pictou County they say evaded arrest late Friday. New Glasgow police said in a statement Saturday that Christopher McKay fled from a home in Trenton, N.S.
Hurricane Isaias on track for eastern Canada

Hurricane Isaias on track for eastern Canada

Environment Canada meterologist Andy Firth says its too early to say if Nova Scotia will be impacted
Anne McLellan, former Liberal minister, drops out of mass shooting public inquiry

Anne McLellan, former Liberal minister, drops out of mass shooting public inquiry

HALIFAX — One of the three people selected to lead the public inquiry into the Nova Scotia mass shooting has dropped out.
Nova Scotia reports new cases of COVID-19 for first time in more than two weeks

Nova Scotia reports new cases of COVID-19 for first time in more than two weeks

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia reported its first new cases of COVID-19 in over two weeks Friday as a requirement to wear masks in most indoor public spaces came into effect.

N.S. man faces murder charge in death of 85-year-old woman in Dartmouth home

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia man has been charged in the death of an 85-year-old woman who was found in her home earlier this month.
Mass killer had hiding spaces for guns, but drug smuggling not verified: RCMP

Mass killer had hiding spaces for guns, but drug smuggling not verified: RCMP

HALIFAX — RCMP investigators confirmed Thursday that the gunman who went on a rampage in Nova Scotia in April had hidden compartments in buildings and had converted personal assets into "a significant amount" of cash prior to his attacks.
Reducing Nova Scotia's deficit will need co-operation of public sector: premier

Reducing Nova Scotia's deficit will need co-operation of public sector: premier

HALIFAX — Public-sector workers will have to dampen their wage expectations in the coming years as Nova Scotia grapples with a projected $853-million deficit resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Stephen McNeil said Thursday.
Ottawa initially refused to hold joint inquiry into mass killing: N.S. minister

Ottawa initially refused to hold joint inquiry into mass killing: N.S. minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's justice minister says he privately pushed Ottawa for a full federal-provincial public inquiry into the April mass shooting but federal officials initially rejected the idea.
Nova Scotia relying on public to adhere to mandatory indoor mask order

Nova Scotia relying on public to adhere to mandatory indoor mask order

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's health minister says he has faith the public will comply with the province's indoor mandatory mask-wearing order that takes effect Friday.
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