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RCMP declines firm's offer of free, state-of-art sonar to find N.S. boat, fishermen

RCMP declines firm's offer of free, state-of-art sonar to find N.S. boat, fishermen

HALIFAX — A Canadian firm says the RCMP are declining the free use of its state-of-the-art sonar to search for a fishing boat that sank off Nova Scotia last month, with six crew lost. The RCMP announced on Dec.
Nova Scotia eliminating use of 'dry cells' in all provincial jails: justice minister

Nova Scotia eliminating use of 'dry cells' in all provincial jails: justice minister

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has decided to end the practice of "dry celling," which involves keeping inmates isolated in cells without toilets to determine if they are concealing drugs in a body cavity.
63 tonnes of 'ghost gear' removed from Atlantic Ocean in 2020: Fisheries Department

63 tonnes of 'ghost gear' removed from Atlantic Ocean in 2020: Fisheries Department

HALIFAX — More than 63 tonnes of lost fishing gear was retrieved from the Atlantic Ocean in 2020 as part of a government program to reduce marine pollution, the Fisheries Department said Thursday.
Nova Scotia RCMP, province again under scrutiny over alerts following gunman's arrest

Nova Scotia RCMP, province again under scrutiny over alerts following gunman's arrest

AMHERST, N.S. — The RCMP and officials in Nova Scotia are again being accused of failing to properly warn the public about a gunman on the loose.
Halifax businessman fined $113,000 for sales tax evasion: CRA

Halifax businessman fined $113,000 for sales tax evasion: CRA

HALIFAX — A Halifax businessman is facing a fine of more than $113,000 after an investigation revealed he falsified statements on his GST/HST returns.
Nova Scotia reports three new COVID-19 infections, releases vaccination schedule

Nova Scotia reports three new COVID-19 infections, releases vaccination schedule

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia reported three new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and released its vaccination plan, which the province said will prioritize front-line health-care workers and long-term care residents and staff.
N.S. man charged with attempted murder after home set ablaze with people inside

N.S. man charged with attempted murder after home set ablaze with people inside

ABERCROMBIE, N.S. — The RCMP say a Nova Scotia man is facing charges of attempted murder and arson after a home was torched with people inside who were allegedly sprayed with an accelerant.
Two former Indigenous leaders in Nova Scotia facing sex-related charges: RCMP

Two former Indigenous leaders in Nova Scotia facing sex-related charges: RCMP

HALIFAX — Two former Indigenous leaders in Nova Scotia are facing sexual assault charges.
Ground search suspended for young Nova Scotia man reported missing on New Year's Day

Ground search suspended for young Nova Scotia man reported missing on New Year's Day

YARMOUTH, N.S. — A ground search has been suspended for a young Nova Scotia man reported missing on New Year's Day. The RCMP in Yarmouth issued a statement Tuesday asking for the public's help in finding Zachery Lefave of Hebron, N.S.

Fisheries Department to spend $2.3 million on cleanup at Nova Scotia harbour

RIVERPORT, N.S. — The federal government says it will spend about $2.3 million to clean up a liquid pollutant at a government-owned wharf on Nova Scotia’s southern shore.
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