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RCMP say fishing vessel that sank last month off Nova Scotia located in deep water

RCMP say fishing vessel that sank last month off Nova Scotia located in deep water

HILLSBURN, N.S. — RCMP say they have located a scallop dragger that sank off the coast of southwestern Nova Scotia last month and led to the loss of six fishermen.
Body of 69-year-old missing canoeist found off southwestern Nova Scotia: RCMP

Body of 69-year-old missing canoeist found off southwestern Nova Scotia: RCMP

MORRIS ISLAND, N.S. — RCMP say the body of a canoeist who was reported missing this week off the southwest coast of Nova Scotia has been found.

RCMP say man's body found along shoreline in Nova Scotia's Digby County

CENTRAL GROVE, N.S. — RCMP say Nova Scotia's medical examiner is working to identify human remains that were found along the shoreline in Digby County.
Picturesque lighthouse at Nova Scotia's Peggys Cove to get viewing platform

Picturesque lighthouse at Nova Scotia's Peggys Cove to get viewing platform

HALIFAX — Easily one of Canada's most recognizable landmarks, the rugged point of land surrounding the postcard-perfect lighthouse at Peggys Cove, N.S., will be getting a much-needed facelift this summer.
Nova Scotia jails will get vaccines when supply is 'much greater': Dr. Strang

Nova Scotia jails will get vaccines when supply is 'much greater': Dr. Strang

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's chief medical officer says inmates in provincial jails will be considered for immunization, alongside other vulnerable populations, when there's a larger supply of vaccine in the province. Dr.
Search for canoeist reported missing off Nova Scotia coast now a missing person case

Search for canoeist reported missing off Nova Scotia coast now a missing person case

MORRIS ISLAND, N.S. — The search for a canoeist reported missing off the southwest coast of Nova Scotia is now a missing persons case.
As workplace infections rise, employers grapple with 'ambiguous' mask rules

As workplace infections rise, employers grapple with 'ambiguous' mask rules

HALIFAX — On the factory floor, masks were optional. Until last month, workers at TEC Business Solutions's corrugated packaging plant in Mississauga, Ont.
Canoe, body found as search continues off Nova Scotia island for missing person

Canoe, body found as search continues off Nova Scotia island for missing person

MORRIS ISLAND, N.S. — RCMP said they found a canoe on Wednesday during their search in southwestern Nova Scotia for a missing person they believe is still in the water.
Independent panel to examine pension plan for Nova Scotia teachers

Independent panel to examine pension plan for Nova Scotia teachers

HALIFAX — An independent three-person panel has been appointed to examine ways of strengthening the pension plan for Nova Scotia's teachers, which had a massive unfunded liability of $1.5 billion as of 2019.
Air Canada suspends more routes in Atlantic Canada in latest round of cuts

Air Canada suspends more routes in Atlantic Canada in latest round of cuts

HALIFAX — Air Canada has told airports in Atlantic Canada that it will suspend more routes in the region until further notice. Effective Jan. 23, the airline will suspend all service in Gander, N.L., Goose Bay, N.L., and Fredericton, N.B.
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