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Explosives, firearms and ammunition seized from Salmon River home : RCMP

Explosives, firearms and ammunition seized from Salmon River home : RCMP

RCMP responded to a disturbance call at a home on Salmon River Rd. on Sunday
Cape Breton's idled Donkin coal mine hit by roadway rockfall: province

Cape Breton's idled Donkin coal mine hit by roadway rockfall: province

DONKIN, N.S. — A stop work order is back in place at Cape Breton's idled Donkin coal mine after another rockfall.
Media consortium seeking search warrants from Nova Scotia mass shooting

Media consortium seeking search warrants from Nova Scotia mass shooting

HALIFAX — A provincial court judge says she'll push to hold hearings as quickly as possible on the public release of search warrants from the investigation into the recent mass shooting in Nova Scotia.

Halifax police looking for suspect who said he was a regional police officer

HALIFAX — Police in Halifax are asking for the public's help as they investigate a report of a man impersonating a police officer.
Snowbirds fly over Nova Scotia to mark naval helicopter crash, mass shooting

Snowbirds fly over Nova Scotia to mark naval helicopter crash, mass shooting

HALIFAX — The Snowbirds aerobatics team flew over Nova Scotia communities Sunday in remembrance of the victims of a mass shooting and six deaths in last week's navy helicopter crash.
Navy helicopter debris suggests sudden descent, as probe faces challenges:experts

Navy helicopter debris suggests sudden descent, as probe faces challenges:experts

HALIFAX — Former Canadian Armed Forces officers say it appears a naval Cyclone helicopter struck the waters off Greece with sudden and massive force, and investigators may face challenges determining what caused the tragedy without recovering the air
RCMP officers in Nova Scotia take part in 'last patrol' for slain constable

RCMP officers in Nova Scotia take part in 'last patrol' for slain constable

SHUBENACADIE, N.S. — Colleagues of the Nova Scotia Mountie who was killed in last month's shooting rampage took part in a poignant ceremony known as a "last patrol" on Friday.

Nova Scotia eases some public health restrictions around COVID-19

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia moved to ease some public health restrictions on Friday in what the premier said was partially an attempt to relieve some of the pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic and a series of recent tragedies.
Nova Scotians hit with second tragedy in two weeks after military chopper crash

Nova Scotians hit with second tragedy in two weeks after military chopper crash

HALIFAX — A province still reeling from a horrific mass shooting less than two weeks ago is now dealing with news that a military helicopter operating from a Halifax-based frigate crashed off Greece with six crew aboard.
The geography of grief: Portapique saddled with the stigma of mass killing

The geography of grief: Portapique saddled with the stigma of mass killing

HALIFAX — For years to come, the village of Portapique, N.S., will likely be defined by tragedy.
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