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Thousands remain without power in Nova Scotia following wind and freezing rain

HALIFAX — More than 6,000 power customers in Nova Scotia were still without electricity Sunday morning, following a storm Friday that swept the province with freezing rain and high winds.

Nova Scotia RCMP say one ATV rider is dead and another injured following crash

DIGBY, N.S. — An all-terrain vehicle rider is dead following a crash near Digby, N.S. Friday night. RCMP say they responded to the crash off the South Range Cross Road in North Range shortly before midnight.

Mounties in Nova Scotia warn public after reports of another phone scam

LUNENBURG, N.S. — RCMP in Nova Scotia are warning the public about a phone scam in which callers pose as family members.

Maritimes clean-up after latest winter storm, many left without power

HALIFAX — Tens of thousands of people were still without power across Nova Scotia by midday Saturday in the wake of snow, freezing rain and strong winds that swept the province. Nova Scotia Power reported 37,000 customers still affected by 11 a.m.
Nova Scotia government pressing ahead despite opposition to coastal land sale

Nova Scotia government pressing ahead despite opposition to coastal land sale

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government is continuing to entertain the idea of selling a section of rugged, Crown-owned land along the Eastern Shore to a private developer, despite growing public opposition.

Vehicle didn't stop at crossing before collision with train, TSB report finds

HALIFAX — The Transportation Safety Board says the driver of a vehicle struck by a freight train at a private crossing outside Halifax last summer did not obey the posted stop sign.

Former Nova Scotia premier resigns from board connected to Northern Pulp mill

ABERCROMBIE, N.S. — The parent company for the Northern Pulp mill has announced former Nova Scotia premier John Hamm has resigned from a board connected with the mill.

Ugly weather across Atlantic Canada: Messy mix of ice pellets, snow and freezing rain

HALIFAX — Schools across the Maritimes were closed today amid a messy mix of ice pellets, freezing rain and snow, courtesy of a storm that moved into the region overnight.
N.S. premier says talks ongoing with mill over millions in outstanding loans

N.S. premier says talks ongoing with mill over millions in outstanding loans

HALIFAX — Talks are ongoing regarding the repayment of millions of dollars in outstanding loans owed to the province by the mothballed Northern Pulp mill, Nova Scotia's premier said Thursday.

Police say man shot last month in Halifax died in hospital, won't release identity

HALIFAX — A 31-year-old man shot in Halifax last month has died in hospital, police said Thursday. Police said the cause of the man's death has not yet been determined, adding they won't release his identity until it is. The man was shot on Jan.
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