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Police say former family doctor in Halifax faces historical sex assault charge

Police say former family doctor in Halifax faces historical sex assault charge

Halifax Regional Police say a former family doctor is facing a sexual assault charge related to incidents dating back more than 10 years.
Nova Scotia to open provincial boundary with Newfoundland and Labrador on Wednesday

Nova Scotia to open provincial boundary with Newfoundland and Labrador on Wednesday

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reopening its boundary with Newfoundland and Labrador and monitoring a COVID-19 outbreak in New Brunswick that could force health officials to once again restrict travel for residents of that province. Beginning 8 a.m.
Coast guard ship Edward Cornwallis renamed to honour peace treaty with Mi'kmaq

Coast guard ship Edward Cornwallis renamed to honour peace treaty with Mi'kmaq

HALIFAX — A Canadian Coast Guard ship whose original name paid tribute to the controversial founder of Halifax is being renamed to recognize an 18th century peace treaty between a British governor and a Mi'kmaq chief.
Nova Scotia reports three new COVID-19 cases, has 32 active infections

Nova Scotia reports three new COVID-19 cases, has 32 active infections

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 today in the Halifax area.

Search suspended for missing fisher off coast of Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — The search for a missing fisher who had been aboard a boat that capsized and sank off the west coast of Cape Breton was suspended indefinitely on Sunday night, hours after a First Nation reported that two of the vessel's crew members had di

Thousands in Nova Scotia without power due to freezing rain, high winds

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Power continues to fix thousands of outages after a bout of freezing rain left people across the province without power Sunday. According to the agency outage map, just over 3,800 customers are without power as of 7:30 p.m.

Four rescued from sinking boat off Nova Scotia; search ongoing for fifth

HALIFAX — Rescuers in Halifax say four people from a sinking boat have been brought to safety, and they're looking for a fifth. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax says it received a call from the boat off the coast of Cheticamp, N.S.

Fatal boating incident in southwest N.S. leaves two men dead: RCMP

SISSIBOO FALLS, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP say two men are dead after a boating incident in the Sissiboo Grand Lake area. The Mounties say they were called to an overturned aluminum boat on Second Lake just before 7 p.m. on Friday.

Halifax police investigate alleged break and enter, bear spray assault

DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Police are investigating after a man allegedly forced his way into an apartment in Dartmouth, N.S., and attacked a woman with bear spray early this morning. Halifax Regional Police responded to the call about the incident at 2:30 a.
Cape Breton police break up gathering, ticket woman for violating health orders

Cape Breton police break up gathering, ticket woman for violating health orders

SYDNEY, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia say they fined a woman for failing to comply with health orders after breaking up a social gathering this morning.
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