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Nova Scotia making mask-wearing mandatory in most indoor public places by July 31

Nova Scotia making mask-wearing mandatory in most indoor public places by July 31

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is making mask-wearing mandatory in most indoor public places beginning July 31 — even for performers singing at concerts. Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr.
N.S. mass shooting review format criticized as lacking powers, transparency

N.S. mass shooting review format criticized as lacking powers, transparency

HALIFAX — Ottawa and Nova Scotia have announced a review of the April mass shooting that left 22 people and the gunman dead, but the process drew criticism from victims' relatives as being too secretive and lacking the necessary legal powers.
Search continues in Nova Scotia for man accused of stabbing officer, police dog

Search continues in Nova Scotia for man accused of stabbing officer, police dog

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — Police continued their search Wednesday on Nova Scotia's South Shore for a fugitive accused of stabbing a police sergeant, assaulting a woman and injuring a police dog.
Victims of Nova Scotia mass shooting march to demand public inquiry

Victims of Nova Scotia mass shooting march to demand public inquiry

BIBLE HILL, N.S. — Family members of victims and their supporters marched to an RCMP station on Wednesday, calling for a full public inquiry into the April mass shooting that left 22 people dead in Nova Scotia.
All Nova Scotia students back to class Sept. 8 under COVID-19 safety protocols

All Nova Scotia students back to class Sept. 8 under COVID-19 safety protocols

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia released its long-awaited back-to-school plan Wednesday, which aims to have all elementary and high school students in classrooms by Sept. 8.
Empire to invest $2.1 billion over three years to expand, grow earnings

Empire to invest $2.1 billion over three years to expand, grow earnings

STELLARTON, N.S. — Empire Company Ltd. plans to spend $2.
Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog

Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP say they are evacuating part of Bridgewater, N.S., as they hunt for a suspect accused of domestic assault, the stabbing of a police officer in the neck and an alleged attack on a police dog.
N.S. nursing homes look for action on funding increases in wake of COVID-19

N.S. nursing homes look for action on funding increases in wake of COVID-19

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's nursing home operators are looking for action on long-standing requests for more funding and a plan to build or renovate facilities, after the COVID-19 pandemic revealed the system's weaknesses.
Most ships in Cabot Strait not complying with whale-protection rules: study

Most ships in Cabot Strait not complying with whale-protection rules: study

HALIFAX — A study of ship speeds in the Cabot Strait shows that two-thirds are not complying with a voluntary speed restriction meant to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales that migrate through the area.

Halifax police rule suspicious death of 85-year-old woman a homicide

Halifax Regional Police have determined the suspicious death of an 85-year-old woman in Dartmouth was a homicide. Eleanor Noreen Harding was found dead at an address on Lynwood Drive July 11.
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