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Police break up Halifax party, fine 22 people for breaching health orders

HALIFAX — Police in Halifax say they broke up a party Friday night and ticketed 22 people for failing to comply with public health orders.
Halifax enters lockdown as health officials attempt to contain COVID-19 outbreak

Halifax enters lockdown as health officials attempt to contain COVID-19 outbreak

HALIFAX — As the Halifax area went into its first full day of a four-week lockdown Friday, health officials reported another 44 new cases of COVID-19. Officials said 33 new infections were identified in the Halifax area, including at five schools.
Nova Scotia RCMP say man faces charges in distribution of intimate images

Nova Scotia RCMP say man faces charges in distribution of intimate images

MEADOWVALE, N.S. — RCMP in Nova Scotia's Annapolis County say a man faces extortion and harassment charges related to the release of intimate images.
Delay in Atlantic bubble reopening causes travel issues for post-secondary students

Delay in Atlantic bubble reopening causes travel issues for post-secondary students

HALIFAX — The recent delay in the Atlantic bubble opening has caused some travel snags for post-secondary students as their semester comes to a close.
N.S. man to serve community sentence for firing nail into young, Black co-worker

N.S. man to serve community sentence for firing nail into young, Black co-worker

PICTOU, N.S. — A Nova Scotia man who shot a young, Black co-worker with a nail gun received a conditional sentence on Friday from a judge who cited the province's history of racism in his decision.
COVID spike in Nova Scotia leads to month-long 'circuit breaker' lockdown for Halifax

COVID spike in Nova Scotia leads to month-long 'circuit breaker' lockdown for Halifax

HALIFAX — Atlantic Canada's largest city is going back into COVID-19 lockdown after Nova Scotia on Thursday reported its highest single-day case count since last spring.
Desmond inquiry: ex-manager of veterans clinic said it lacked psychiatric resources

Desmond inquiry: ex-manager of veterans clinic said it lacked psychiatric resources

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — A former manager with a clinic for veterans in Nova Scotia told an inquiry Thursday the facility had a shortage of psychiatric services when a former soldier was referred there.
Weld failure caused 2019 collapse of Halifax construction crane during storm: report

Weld failure caused 2019 collapse of Halifax construction crane during storm: report

HALIFAX — A provincial government study has concluded the collapse of a 68-tonne construction crane in Halifax during post-tropical storm Dorian was the result of a weld failure in the lower portions of the tower.
Ottawa, Mi'kmaq community on collision course over plan for second lobster season

Ottawa, Mi'kmaq community on collision course over plan for second lobster season

HALIFAX — Ottawa and a small Mi'kmaq community appear to be headed toward renewed tensions on the waters off southwest Nova Scotia as the First Nation plans another self-regulated lobster season.
Nova Scotia COVID-19 cases climb as pace of vaccinations also increases

Nova Scotia COVID-19 cases climb as pace of vaccinations also increases

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's COVID-19 case count continued to climb Wednesday as the province announced 25 new infections one day after banning non-essential travel from most of the rest of Canada.
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