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It was 'Here we go' moment, N.S. man says of alleged race bias during arrest in park

It was 'Here we go' moment, N.S. man says of alleged race bias during arrest in park

HALIFAX — A Halifax man and his spouse testified Thursday in front of a police review board that they believe race played a role in his 2018 arrest and jailing after they'd stopped in park to make a quick phone call.
Agreement with Nova Scotia government restores union rights for school specialists

Agreement with Nova Scotia government restores union rights for school specialists

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Teachers Union says it has reached an agreement with the province that restores the union rights of school psychologists, speech language pathologists and social workers.
Nova Scotia mass shooting: law firm gathering evidence for two class-action lawsuits

Nova Scotia mass shooting: law firm gathering evidence for two class-action lawsuits

HALIFAX — A law firm representing the families of victims of the April mass shooting in Nova Scotia has hired a criminal investigation firm as it prepares two potential class-action lawsuits.
'Friendsgiving': N.S. students create new holiday traditions inside Atlantic bubble

'Friendsgiving': N.S. students create new holiday traditions inside Atlantic bubble

HALIFAX — Haneesha Relwani, third-year marketing student at Acadia University, would normally be preparing at this time of year to travel home to St. Kitts and Nevis to see family.
Lobster catch dropped in N.S. bay in years leading up to launch of Mi'kmaq fishery

Lobster catch dropped in N.S. bay in years leading up to launch of Mi'kmaq fishery

HALIFAX — The federal Fisheries Department says data gathered from a Nova Scotia bay where a self-regulated Mi'kmaq lobster fishery has been recently launched shows a decrease in the catch in recent years.
Halifax police cleared of wrongdoing in high-profile case of alleged racial profiling

Halifax police cleared of wrongdoing in high-profile case of alleged racial profiling

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's police watchdog has cleared two officers of wrongdoing following the arrest of a Black woman who was struck in the face by one officer and later alleged she was a victim of racial profiling.
Nova Scotia premier says Atlantic bubble won't open 'any time soon'

Nova Scotia premier says Atlantic bubble won't open 'any time soon'

HALIFAX — The Atlantic bubble won't reopen to the rest of Canada "any time soon" given the resurgence of COVID-19 cases in some parts of the country, says Nova Scotia's premier.
Man who was subject of wife's appeal in Nova Scotia assisted death case dies

Man who was subject of wife's appeal in Nova Scotia assisted death case dies

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia man whose wife tried to stop his medically assisted death in court has died in hospital.
Board to hear case of Halifax man alleging racism in arrest while making call in park

Board to hear case of Halifax man alleging racism in arrest while making call in park

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Police Review Board is allowing a case of alleged racial profiling to proceed after lawyers for two Halifax officers sought to have it ended on procedural grounds.
Nova Scotia Liberal leadership race gets second candidate ahead of Friday deadline

Nova Scotia Liberal leadership race gets second candidate ahead of Friday deadline

HALIFAX — A second candidate has jumped into the race to succeed Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil as provincial Liberal leader and premier, ensuring a contest ahead of the party's deadline for entrants.
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