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N.S. COVID case numbers 'relatively stable,' but too early to relax : Strang

N.S. COVID case numbers 'relatively stable,' but too early to relax : Strang

HALIFAX — Modest upticks in COVID-19 case numbers in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick prompted guarded optimism from one health official Tuesday, while another gave an example of how quickly the situation can change.
Auditor general says N.S. slow to act on cybersecurity amid increasing risk

Auditor general says N.S. slow to act on cybersecurity amid increasing risk

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s auditor general says the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the need for more robust cybersecurity and anti-fraud measures as government employees are forced to work remotely.
Weather stretches out delay in opening lucrative southwestern N.S. lobster fishery

Weather stretches out delay in opening lucrative southwestern N.S. lobster fishery

METEGHAN, N.S. — Opening day of the lucrative commercial lobster fishery along Nova Scotia's southwestern coast has been further delayed as harvesters await calmer seas.
As Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry begins its work, many tough questions remain

As Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry begins its work, many tough questions remain

HALIFAX — For eight long hours, Nick Beaton was in agony as he waited to learn what had happened to his missing wife.
Nova Scotia reports 16 new COVID-19 cases; Newfoundland and Labrador tightens border

Nova Scotia reports 16 new COVID-19 cases; Newfoundland and Labrador tightens border

HALIFAX — After a weekend that saw 24 new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, health officials reported 16 more on Monday, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 138.
N.S. lobster season delayed in one fishing area, but goes ahead in another

N.S. lobster season delayed in one fishing area, but goes ahead in another

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's weather prompted a staggered start to the launch of Canada's most lucrative lobster fishery on Monday as a fishing union said it's hoping for a peaceful and safe season.
Draft fishery deal possibly a 'historic recognition' of treaty rights: Mi'kmaq chief

Draft fishery deal possibly a 'historic recognition' of treaty rights: Mi'kmaq chief

SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. — A draft agreement between Ottawa and a Nova Scotia First nation over a "moderate livelihood" fishery has the potential to be a historic recognition of Mi'kmaq treaty rights, the community's chief said Sunday.

Nova Scotia reports 14 new COVID-19 cases, bringing provincial total to 125

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the second wave of the pandemic continued to slowly intensify in Atlantic Canada.
Woman dies in ATV accident in Colchester County

Woman dies in ATV accident in Colchester County

The 26-year-old woman was driving an ATV on the beach on the evening of Nov. 27
Nova Scotia premier says Atlantic bubble successful despite withdrawal by partners

Nova Scotia premier says Atlantic bubble successful despite withdrawal by partners

HALIFAX — The withdrawal of three of the four Atlantic provinces this week from the Atlantic bubble does not mean the concept wasn't effective, says Nova Scotia's premier.
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