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Halifax police officer injured as man tries to flee custody at court appearance

Halifax Regional Police say one of their officers has been injured during an attempted escape at the city's provincial courthouse.

Province to restore four protected ridings for Acadians, African Nova Scotians

HALIFAX — Four protected Nova Scotia ridings aimed at improving representation for black and Acadian voters are slated to return to the province's electoral map.
Nova Scotia investigating section of Trans-Canada Highway near belt of sinkholes

Nova Scotia investigating section of Trans-Canada Highway near belt of sinkholes

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has begun probing a section of the Trans-Canada Highway that is adjacent to several sinkholes in the northern part of the province.
N.S. aims to investigate deaths involving domestic violence, children in care

N.S. aims to investigate deaths involving domestic violence, children in care

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal government has introduced legislative changes that would see domestic violence deaths and unexpected deaths of children in government care reviewed by expert committees.

SIRT to investigate alleged uttering of threat by Halifax police officer

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's police watchdog is investigating a Halifax officer for allegedly threatening a woman at a home in Eastern Passage.
Service celebrating life of former Nova Scotia premier John Buchanan set for Friday

Service celebrating life of former Nova Scotia premier John Buchanan set for Friday

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says a celebration of the life of former premier and senator John Buchanan will be held Friday at Dalhousie University's Rebecca Cohn Auditorium.
Extinction Rebellion group blocks access to major bridge in Halifax

Extinction Rebellion group blocks access to major bridge in Halifax

HALIFAX — The group Extinction Rebellion is blocking the Macdonald bridge between Halifax and Dartmouth today, one of a number of actions planned across the country. Halifax police spokesman Const.
Return of Donald Marshall Jr.'s eel nets recall days of historic fishing decision

Return of Donald Marshall Jr.'s eel nets recall days of historic fishing decision

HALIFAX — The recovery of eel nets that helped confirm Aboriginal rights to earn a living from fishing is bringing back powerful memories for those closely touched by the story they evoke. Donald Marshall Jr.
Scientist responds to critique of industry ties after publishing study on red meat

Scientist responds to critique of industry ties after publishing study on red meat

HALIFAX — A Canadian researcher who co-led a study that challenges well-worn advice to limit meat consumption has responded to criticisms he should have disclosed past ties to the global meat and food industry.
Police continue to investigate King's County homicide after 13 years

Police continue to investigate King's County homicide after 13 years

Leslie Ann Conrad was last seen by her family on October 5, 2006
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