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Nova Scotia man dies after snowmobile and pickup truck collide

AYLESFORD, N.S. — A Nova Scotia man died Friday evening after a collision involving his snowmobile and a pickup truck. The RCMP says the 60-year-old man from Canaan, N.S. died at the scene of the collision in Aylesford, N.S.
Shutdown of Canadian National Railway lines leads to propane shortages

Shutdown of Canadian National Railway lines leads to propane shortages

HALIFAX — Businesses and homes across Atlantic Canada are days away from running out of propane as a result of anti-pipeline protests that have cut off rail links across Canada.
Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation to sell cannabis at 14 more outlets

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation to sell cannabis at 14 more outlets

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation plans to sell cannabis at 14 more of its outlets within the next year — more than doubling the number of places to buy pot across the province.
Cape Breton coal mine stops production after second roof fall in two weeks

Cape Breton coal mine stops production after second roof fall in two weeks

DONKIN, N.S. — A coal mine in Cape Breton has stopped production after a roof collapse in the same area where another rockfall occurred less than two weeks ago.
Dangerous offender hearing in March for man who pleaded guilty in sex assault

Dangerous offender hearing in March for man who pleaded guilty in sex assault

HALIFAX — A hearing to consider a dangerous offender designation for a man who sexually assaulted a stranger in her Halifax home in June 2018 is scheduled to begin next month.
Desmond inquiry judge says Veterans Affairs did not share key information

Desmond inquiry judge says Veterans Affairs did not share key information

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S. — The judge overseeing an inquiry into a triple-murder and suicide carried out by an Afghanistan war veteran says Lionel Desmond faced a large gap in treatment for a severe case of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Chorus Aviation reports profit jump despite sluggish revenue rise

Chorus Aviation reports profit jump despite sluggish revenue rise

HALIFAX — Chorus Aviation Inc. reported a net profit of $36.6 million in its latest quarter as revenue rose 1.5 per cent compared with a year ago. The regional aircraft company says profits amounted to 23 cents per share for the quarter ended Dec.
Lionel Desmond's wife asked him for a divorce before killings, inquiry told

Lionel Desmond's wife asked him for a divorce before killings, inquiry told

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S.

Nova Scotia man dies in collision between pickup truck and tractor-trailer

BROOKLYN, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP say a 57-year-old man is dead following a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck. The crash occurred Wednesday on Highway 103 between Exits 18 and 19 near Brooklyn, N.S.

Halifax police say 33-year-old man faces charges in alleged sex assault in 2018

Halifax police say they have charged a 33-year-old man in connection with an alleged sexual assault in 2018.
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