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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.

Nova Scotia RCMP officer facing six charges related to child pornography

HALIFAX — An RCMP officer in Nova Scotia is facing charges of possession and distribution of child pornography. Felix Cacchione, director of Nova Scotia's Serious Incident Response Team, said today Const.
Two vehicles clocked going over twice the speed limit on Highway 104

Two vehicles clocked going over twice the speed limit on Highway 104

Two men from Alberta have been charged with stunting and fined $2,422.50

Nova Scotia man, 54, dead after ATV collision near Sheet Harbour

SHEET HARBOUR, N.S. — The RCMP says a 54-year-old man Nova Scotia man has died after an ATV collision this weekend. Sheet Harbour RCMP say they responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 374 just before 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Senators expand their call for a joint inquiry into the NS shootings

Senators expand their call for a joint inquiry into the NS shootings

Senators continue to press federal and provincial governments for a response on a joint inquiry on the third month anniversary of the atrocity.

Halifax police charge woman, 21, in connection to 2019 shooting death of teen

Halifax police say they have charged a woman in connection to the shooting death of a local teenager in July 2019.

Cornwallis statue, park and street need to go: Halifax task force

HALIFAX — A statue dedicated to Halifax founder Edward Cornwallis should be permanently removed from the public square and a street and park in the city honouring him should be renamed, a task force is recommending.
Nova Scotia eases COVID-19 restrictions to allow visits inside nursing homes

Nova Scotia eases COVID-19 restrictions to allow visits inside nursing homes

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is easing its COVID-19 restrictions to allow visitors back inside nursing homes.
COVID-19 hastens sale of Theodore Tugboat after years touring Halifax harbour

COVID-19 hastens sale of Theodore Tugboat after years touring Halifax harbour

HALIFAX — The Theodore Tugboat replica that has long been a children's favourite in the Halifax harbour is being put up for sale as COVID-19 causes a crash in tourism revenues in Nova Scotia.
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