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RCMP tracking dog Fergus on mend after suspect stabbed him with stick and fled

RCMP tracking dog Fergus on mend after suspect stabbed him with stick and fled

HALIFAX — An RCMP police dog with a stellar record of tracking suspects and locating lost citizens is on the mend after being stabbed while pursuing a man in Nova Scotia.

Law firm seeks more clients in sexual abuse case against Halifax archdiocese

HALIFAX — A Toronto-based law firm is looking for people to come forward and become a member of an ongoing sexual abuse class-action lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth.
Nova Scotia lobster fishermen protest 'out of control' First Nations fishery

Nova Scotia lobster fishermen protest 'out of control' First Nations fishery

HALIFAX — Hundreds of commercial fishermen protested at two wharves in southwestern Nova Scotia on Tuesday, over what they say is an illegal fishery in St. Marys Bay, continuing a long-standing dispute over fishing rights in the area.
Halifax-area couple faces 25 charges following TV piracy investigation: RCMP

Halifax-area couple faces 25 charges following TV piracy investigation: RCMP

HALIFAX — A Halifax-area couple is facing numerous charges for allegedly selling copyrighted television programming for profit, following a 15-month investigation by federal authorities.

Yarmouth teen charged with assault, attempted murder in Church Point stabbing

HALIFAX — A 17-year-old from Yarmouth is facing charges after a teenager was stabbed over the weekend at a gathering at Church Point, N.S.
No in-person voting when Nova Scotia Liberals choose their next leader in February

No in-person voting when Nova Scotia Liberals choose their next leader in February

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal party has decided there won't be in-person voting when members choose a replacement for Premier Stephen McNeil in February. Instead, members will be asked to vote online or by telephone between Feb.

Student from outside Atlantic region fined for failing to isolate in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — The RCMP in Nova Scotia have handed a $1,000 fine to a university student from outside the Atlantic region for failing to self-isolate. The Mounties issued a statement Saturday saying the student in Wolfville, N.S.

Nova Scotia eases self-isolation rules for out-of-province rotational workers

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is easing but not lifting self-isolation requirements for out-of-province rotational workers when they return home.

Nova Scotia RCMP investigate possible attempted abduction, search for suspect

SPRINGHILL, N.S. — RMCP say they’re looking to identify a suspect in a possible attempted abduction near Springhill, N.S. Police responded to a complaint around 8 p.m.

Motorcylist dead after road collision in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley: RCMP

MELVERN SQUARE, N.S. — RCMP in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley say a 22-year-old man is dead following a collision between a motorcycle and a car. Police say the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m.
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