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American who attacked N.S. women sentenced for fleeing to Canada in 1996

American who attacked N.S. women sentenced for fleeing to Canada in 1996

HALIFAX — A New York state judge has sentenced a man who committed violent sexual crimes in Nova Scotia to between two and six years of additional jail time for absconding from justice and fleeing to Canada in 1996.
Nova Scotia moves from surplus to $853-million deficit due to pandemic

Nova Scotia moves from surplus to $853-million deficit due to pandemic

HALIFAX — After a thin $55-million surplus tabled in February's budget, COVID-19 costs have driven Nova Scotia's finances deep into the red, resulting in a $853-million deficit.

Obstruction charge dropped against man in Cape Breton teenager's death

SYDNEY, N.S. — Nova Scotia prosecutors are dropping an obstruction of justice charge against a man in connection with the death of a 17-year-old boy who was struck and killed in June 2018 while walking home from a graduation party.
Families of N.S. mass shooting victims transform protest into march of thanks

Families of N.S. mass shooting victims transform protest into march of thanks

HALIFAX — Relatives of victims of the Nova Scotia mass shooting marched through the streets of Halifax on Wednesday to thank their supporters for helping them persuade Ottawa and Nova Scotia to call a full public inquiry into the killings.
Nova Scotia reports one new COVID-19 death, no new cases of novel coronavirus

Nova Scotia reports one new COVID-19 death, no new cases of novel coronavirus

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one new death attributed to the novel coronavirus.
Protest changes to public thanks after N.S. victims' families obtain inquiry

Protest changes to public thanks after N.S. victims' families obtain inquiry

Nick Beaton said today's march to the legislature in Halifax will go forward, but the goal of the event has shifted
Facing backlash, Ottawa announces full public inquiry into N.S. shootings

Facing backlash, Ottawa announces full public inquiry into N.S. shootings

HALIFAX — Bowing to public pressure, the federal and Nova Scotia governments agreed Tuesday to scuttle their plans for a joint review into the April mass shooting that claimed 22 lives and instead establish a more rigorous and transparent public inqu
HMCS Fredericton returns after six-month mission marked by tragic helicopter crash

HMCS Fredericton returns after six-month mission marked by tragic helicopter crash

HALIFAX — Nearly three months after a helicopter crash claimed the lives of six crew members, HMCS Fredericton returned to its home port of Halifax Tuesday.

HMCS Fredericton returns after six-month mission marked by tragic helicopter crash

HALIFAX — Nearly three months after a helicopter crash claimed the lives of six crew members, HMCS Fredericton returned to its home port of Halifax Tuesday, to the sound of a navy band.

Monitoring of contaminated sites in Nova Scotia remains weak: auditor general

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's acting auditor general says the provincial government does not have a co-ordinated approach for managing the risks associated with more than 100 contaminated sites.
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