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Nova Scotia reports one new death due to COVID-19, one new case of the virus

Nova Scotia reports one new death due to COVID-19, one new case of the virus

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia reported one new death related to COVID-19 on Tuesday, as Premier Stephen McNeil also offered hope the province would soon move to relax more restrictions and gradually reopen its economy.
Warning signs of N.S. mass shooter's paranoia, guns, prior abuse noted in warrant

Warning signs of N.S. mass shooter's paranoia, guns, prior abuse noted in warrant

HALIFAX — A newly released document details warning signals of paranoid behaviour and unusual stockpiling of guns and gasoline by the man who went on a rampage that killed 22 people in Nova Scotia last month.
Conservation group urging people to report, be aware of invasive species

Conservation group urging people to report, be aware of invasive species

HALIFAX — As people resume springtime recreational activities including gardening, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is urging them to help minimize the spread of invasive species.
Team member killed in Snowbirds crash remembered as proud native of Halifax

Team member killed in Snowbirds crash remembered as proud native of Halifax

HALIFAX — The Snowbirds aerobatic team member who was killed in the crash of one of its Tutor jets is being remembered fondly as a proud native of her hometown of Halifax. Capt.
Mass killing: Nova Scotia has been through hard times before, but not like this

Mass killing: Nova Scotia has been through hard times before, but not like this

DEBERT, N.S. — On days when he's feeling up to it, Nick Beaton heads to a rural road just outside of Debert, N.S., where a makeshift memorial pays tribute to his late wife and unborn child.
Halifax lab team to conduct first Canadian trials for possible COVID-19 vaccine

Halifax lab team to conduct first Canadian trials for possible COVID-19 vaccine

HALIFAX — The first Canadian clinical trials for a possible COVID-19 vaccine will be conducted by a Halifax research team that also was involved in trials that eventually led to a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
Dalhousie law professors ask premier to launch public inquiry into mass shooting

Dalhousie law professors ask premier to launch public inquiry into mass shooting

HALIFAX — More than 30 faculty members at Dalhousie University's law school have signed a letter urging Nova Scotia's premier to call an independent public inquiry into the shooting rampage that took 22 lives last month.
Chorus profits fall 152% as COVID-19 hits industry, prompting cost cuts

Chorus profits fall 152% as COVID-19 hits industry, prompting cost cuts

HALIFAX — Chorus Aviation Inc. saw profits drop by more than 150 per cent year over year last quarter as the COVID-19 outbreak wreaks havoc on the airline industry. The regional aviation company reported a net loss of $17.
McNeil's stance N.S. would 'support' feds in shooting probe puzzles experts

McNeil's stance N.S. would 'support' feds in shooting probe puzzles experts

HALIFAX — A stance by Nova Scotia's premier that his province would only play a support role if a public inquiry is called into a shooting rampage that took 22 lives is puzzling to some legal experts.

Nova Scotia can't order electric utility to lower power rates, minister says

HALIFAX — The province can't ask Nova Scotia Power to lower its rates to ease the financial pressure on out-of-work residents because it lacks the authority to take that kind of action, the provincial energy minister said Thursday.
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