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RCMP lays charges after two-month drug trafficking investigation

RCMP lays charges after two-month drug trafficking investigation

The traffic stop was part of a two month investigation into drug trafficking in Colchester County
Policing must be adequate to keep 'everyone' safe in Indigenous lobster dispute: PM

Policing must be adequate to keep 'everyone' safe in Indigenous lobster dispute: PM

HALIFAX — Justin Trudeau called Friday for federal agencies to ensure those involved in an Indigenous-led lobster fishery are safe, a day after a Mi'kmaq chief accused him of offering words rather than action.
Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19, has four active cases

Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19, has four active cases

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19. Health officials say the new case is in the central health zone, which includes Halifax, and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The infected person is in self-isolation.
N.S., B.C. police watchdogs to probe officers' destruction of evidence in Assoun case

N.S., B.C. police watchdogs to probe officers' destruction of evidence in Assoun case

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's police watchdog agency is asking its British Columbia equivalent to assist in probing whether officers broke the law when evidence was destroyed in the case of a wrongfully convicted man.
Nova Scotia offers loan program for large tourism operators hit by pandemic

Nova Scotia offers loan program for large tourism operators hit by pandemic

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government is offering $50 million in loan guarantees for the province's larger tourism operators struggling to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
First Nations chief calls on Trudeau to help settle Nova Scotia lobster dispute

First Nations chief calls on Trudeau to help settle Nova Scotia lobster dispute

DIGBY, N.S. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to do more than send tweets to settle an increasingly violent dispute over an Indigenous-led lobster fishery in Nova Scotia, a First Nations chief said Thursday.
Nova Scotia is last Atlantic province to adopt federal COVID Alert smartphone app

Nova Scotia is last Atlantic province to adopt federal COVID Alert smartphone app

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is the latest province to adopt the federal government's COVID-19 exposure-notification app for smartphones.
Lobster catch destroyed, vehicle burned as tension rises over Indigenous fishery

Lobster catch destroyed, vehicle burned as tension rises over Indigenous fishery

HALIFAX — A First Nations chief appealed Wednesday for calm and an increased police presence after an angry non-Indigenous crowd damaged two Nova Scotia lobster facilities that handle catches from Mi'kmaq fishers.
Nova Scotia has no plans for tighter border with New Brunswick: McNeil

Nova Scotia has no plans for tighter border with New Brunswick: McNeil

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has no plans to impose border restrictions following two COVID-19 outbreaks in neighbouring New Brunswick, Premier Stephen McNeil said Wednesday.
Army apologizes after Nova Scotia residents receive fake letter warning of wolves

Army apologizes after Nova Scotia residents receive fake letter warning of wolves

HALIFAX — The Canadian Armed Forces is apologizing after some residents of Kings County, N.S., received a phoney letter warning of wolves in the area. The letter, dated Sept.
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