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'The right thing to do:' Sobeys reinstates lockdown bonus for front-line workers

'The right thing to do:' Sobeys reinstates lockdown bonus for front-line workers

STELLARTON, N.S. — Canada's second-largest grocery retailer is reinstating a lockdown bonus for workers in areas with renewed stay-at-home orders, yet it's unclear whether competitors will follow suit. Sobeys Inc.
Man pleads not guilty to supplying ammunition in Nova Scotia mass shooting case

Man pleads not guilty to supplying ammunition in Nova Scotia mass shooting case

HALIFAX — One of the three people who allegedly supplied ammunition to the gunman who murdered 22 people in Nova Scotia last spring has pleaded not guilty to the charge.

One man in hospital with non-life threatening injuries following shooting

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a shooting that sent a man to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Officers were called to the area of Barrington Street and Richmond Street shortly before 6 p.m.
Nova Scotia student suspended after posting photo online says she's back in class

Nova Scotia student suspended after posting photo online says she's back in class

AUBURN, N.S. — A Nova Scotia high school student says she's back in class after being suspended for bringing attention to someone wearing a shirt that she found offensive.
Creating permanent memorial to Nova Scotia mass shooting victims a delicate task

Creating permanent memorial to Nova Scotia mass shooting victims a delicate task

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — Creating a memorial for those killed in Nova Scotia's mass shooting is a delicate task at a time when families continue to grieve and communities are reluctant to revisit horror, say volunteers working on the project.

Nova Scotia reports eight new COVID-19 cases, now has 43 active infections

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting eight new cases of COVID-19 today.
Nova Scotia speeding up COVID-19 vaccinations; new target is late June

Nova Scotia speeding up COVID-19 vaccinations; new target is late June

HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia are speeding up the province's COVID-19 vaccination program, saying all residents should get their first dose two months sooner than originally planned.
N.S. mass shooting remembrance service planned one year after gunman's rampage

N.S. mass shooting remembrance service planned one year after gunman's rampage

TRURO, N.S. — Family members of victims of the Nova Scotia mass shooting are expected to gather in a Truro, N.S., church on April 18 to remember their lost relatives one year after the tragedy.
COVID-19: Hard-hit Edmundston, N.B., region reports death of person in their 30s

COVID-19: Hard-hit Edmundston, N.B., region reports death of person in their 30s

HALIFAX — New Brunswick remained the Atlantic province with the most active reported cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, reporting one more death linked to the novel coronavirus and 14 new infections. A person in their 30s in the hard-hit Edmundston, N.
Former federal minister Scott Brison to head new Nova Scotia Economic Growth Council

Former federal minister Scott Brison to head new Nova Scotia Economic Growth Council

HALIFAX — Former federal cabinet minister Scott Brison has been tapped to head a new body that will advise Nova Scotia's Liberal government on the economy.
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