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Nova Scotia premier shuffles cabinet, names new health, labour and forestry ministers

Nova Scotia premier shuffles cabinet, names new health, labour and forestry ministers

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier brought a former health minister back for a second stint Tuesday in a cabinet shuffle that follows high-profile resignations of three men vying to replace him as Liberal leader.

N.S. warns of possible COVID-19 exposure on Sept. 30 flight from Toronto to Halifax

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s department of health is warning travellers of a possible COVID-19 exposure on a Sept. 30 flight from Toronto to Halifax.

N.S. student facing fine after cops break up 75-person house party in Wolfville

WOLFVILLE, N.S. — A university student in Wolfville, N.S., faces a fine for allegedly violating public health orders after police broke up a party Thursday night.

3 new cases of COVID-19 in N.S., none related to N.B. outbreak

HALIFAX — There are three new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, bringing the province’s number of active cases to five. The Department of Health says the new cases were identified Friday in the province's central zone.
Student fined for violating Emergency Management Act

Student fined for violating Emergency Management Act

Kings District RCMP received a complaint of a large group of students gathered at a residence on Bay St. in Wolfville
Report clearing N.S. police of wrongdoing in arrest of Black woman flawed: observer

Report clearing N.S. police of wrongdoing in arrest of Black woman flawed: observer

HALIFAX — A consultant hired by Nova Scotia's police watchdog disagrees with the agency's decision to clear two officers of wrongdoing in the case of a Black woman injured during an arrest.
Front-line retail workers call for the return of COVID-19 pay bump as cases spike

Front-line retail workers call for the return of COVID-19 pay bump as cases spike

HALIFAX — Calls for the return of hazard pay are mounting as workers on the front lines of Canada’s retail industry grow increasingly anxious amid rising COVID-19 cases.
Mi'kmaq harvesters in N.S. propose joint federal-Indigenous study on lobster stocks

Mi'kmaq harvesters in N.S. propose joint federal-Indigenous study on lobster stocks

HALIFAX — A Mi'kmaq First Nation in Nova Scotia that has launched a self-regulated fishery is proposing a joint study with the federal government on the health of the lobster stocks in St. Marys Bay.
Former health minister latest to join race to become next Nova Scotia Liberal leader

Former health minister latest to join race to become next Nova Scotia Liberal leader

HALIFAX — The race to replace Premier Stephen McNeil as leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal party got a little more competitive Thursday after recently resigned health minister Randy Delorey announced a run.
Halifax police investigate hate crime involving anti-Semitic stickers in downtown

Halifax police investigate hate crime involving anti-Semitic stickers in downtown

HALIFAX — Police in Halifax are asking for the public's help in identifying the origin of anti-Semitic stickers that were placed along busy streets in the city's downtown. Investigators are describing the act as a hate crime.
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