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Halifax police charge woman, 21, in connection to 2019 shooting death of teen

Halifax police say they have charged a woman in connection to the shooting death of a local teenager in July 2019.

Cornwallis statue, park and street need to go: Halifax task force

HALIFAX — A statue dedicated to Halifax founder Edward Cornwallis should be permanently removed from the public square and a street and park in the city honouring him should be renamed, a task force is recommending.
Nova Scotia eases COVID-19 restrictions to allow visits inside nursing homes

Nova Scotia eases COVID-19 restrictions to allow visits inside nursing homes

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is easing its COVID-19 restrictions to allow visitors back inside nursing homes.
COVID-19 hastens sale of Theodore Tugboat after years touring Halifax harbour

COVID-19 hastens sale of Theodore Tugboat after years touring Halifax harbour

HALIFAX — The Theodore Tugboat replica that has long been a children's favourite in the Halifax harbour is being put up for sale as COVID-19 causes a crash in tourism revenues in Nova Scotia.

Wording of St. Francis Xavier University COVID-19 waiver to change: cabinet minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's minister of advanced education says changes will be made to a legal waiver students at St. Francis Xavier University were asked to sign before they could attend classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nova Scotia plans full return to classrooms in fall, though could be scaled back

Nova Scotia plans full return to classrooms in fall, though could be scaled back

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's education minister says the province is planning to reopen public schools at normal capacity and with a full curriculum this fall.
Canada's militarized police forces face defunding and 'de-tasking', experts say

Canada's militarized police forces face defunding and 'de-tasking', experts say

HALIFAX — As a statement of police power, the armoured rescue vehicle that Halifax Regional Police had planned to buy for more than $300,000 spoke volumes about the militarization of law enforcement agencies in Canada.
Woman killed, two taken to hospital after crash in Pictou County

Woman killed, two taken to hospital after crash in Pictou County

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene, while another female and a male were transported to hospital with undisclosed injuries.
Halifax man alleges racial bias after arrest, jailing while making call in park

Halifax man alleges racial bias after arrest, jailing while making call in park

HALIFAX — A Halifax man is alleging racial profiling played a role in his arrest and jailing after he and his spouse pulled their vehicle into a park to make a cell phone call during a winter night in 2018.
Health officials in Nova Scotia report one new case of COVID-19 today

Health officials in Nova Scotia report one new case of COVID-19 today

HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia are reporting one new case of COVID-19 today. They say the latest case was identified Tuesday and involves a person in the Central Zone of the province, who is in hospital.
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