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Arctic patrol vessel named after Robert Hampton Gray, Second World War navy pilot

Arctic patrol vessel named after Robert Hampton Gray, Second World War navy pilot

HALIFAX — The Royal Canadian Navy announced today its sixth Arctic patrol vessel will be named after Lt. Robert Hampton Gray, a Second World War navy hero.

N.S. man, 22, facing impaired driving charges after fatal collision in Glencoe

GLENCOE, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia say a 22-year-old man from Whycocomagh is facing impaired driving charges after a fatal collision Saturday night. Inverness RCMP say they were called to MacLeod Settlement Road in Glencoe around 8 p.m.

Man facing assault charges after stabbing Friday in Inverness, N.S.

INVERNESS, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia say a 54-year-old man has been arrested after a stabbing in a parking lot in Inverness on Friday night. The RCMP says the man turned himself in following the incident on Central Avenue.
Black Nova Scotia man 'overjoyed' as struggle for land title moves forward

Black Nova Scotia man 'overjoyed' as struggle for land title moves forward

HALIFAX — Christopher Downey finished building his home in 2002 on a parcel of land in North Preston, N.S., that has been in his family for generations.

Nova Scotia to provide $1 million to Lebanese Red Cross after Beirut explosion

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia says it will give $1 million to the Lebanese Red Cross in support of those affected by the Beirut explosion.
In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

HALIFAX — The era of the stern Canadian librarian peering at a patron's record of late items and announcing the amount owed appears to be headed for the history books.
Speculation begins on who may be interested in Nova Scotia premier's job

Speculation begins on who may be interested in Nova Scotia premier's job

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil's sudden decision to step away from politics has political observers speculating on a potential successor and how this person will position the province's majority Liberal government.

Nova Scotia woman charged after four children left in parked car near Walmart

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — A 60-year-old Nova Scotia woman is facing charges for allegedly leaving four young children alone in a car parked near the Walmart in New Glasgow.
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour

HALIFAX — During more than six years as Nova Scotia premier, Stephen McNeil earned a reputation as an ardent fiscal conservative who wasn't shy about taking on the province's public sector unions.
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil announces he is leaving politics

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil announces he is leaving politics

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil unexpectedly announced his departure from politics Thursday, saying he stayed on the job longer than planned because of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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