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Halifax Regional Police investigate suspicious death of male

Halifax Regional Police say they are investigating a suspicious death case. They say officers responding to a weapons complaint Sunday evening located the body of a deceased male.
East Coast storm with gusts, rapid snow accumulation expected to create whiteouts

East Coast storm with gusts, rapid snow accumulation expected to create whiteouts

HALIFAX — A powerful storm with gusts and rapid snow accumulation is forecasted to create whiteout conditions as it blasts through the Maritimes Sunday evening and into Monday morning, Environment Canada said hours ahead of the projected winter blast
Nova Scotia Liberals choose Iain Rankin for next leader and premier of province

Nova Scotia Liberals choose Iain Rankin for next leader and premier of province

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberals named a youthful former cabinet minister and self-described agent of generational change to take the helm as they voted Saturday for Iain Rankin to become party leader and the province's next premier.
McNeil winds down time in office as N.S. Liberals get ready to choose new leader

McNeil winds down time in office as N.S. Liberals get ready to choose new leader

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil held one of his last briefings with reporters Friday as the Liberal party geared up to choose a new leader.
Low COVID-19 count prompts Nova Scotia to start easing restriction on gatherings

Low COVID-19 count prompts Nova Scotia to start easing restriction on gatherings

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia said Friday it will begin easing some COVID-19 restrictions because case numbers in the province remained low. Health officials reported zero new cases and said the province had eight active reported infections.
Valentine's Day contest scrapped by Halifax Transit following public outcry

Valentine's Day contest scrapped by Halifax Transit following public outcry

HALIFAX — A public backlash has forced the Halifax Transit authority to scrap plans for a Valentine's Day contest it called "Love in Transit.
RCMP charge man following shooting in Pictou Landing over lobster traps

RCMP charge man following shooting in Pictou Landing over lobster traps

PICTOU LANDING, N.S. — RCMP say they’ve charged a man in connection with a shooting late last year near Pictou Landing First Nation involving a dispute over lobster traps. Police said today 39-year-old Cameron Harold Fleury of Caribou, N.S.
Halifax RCMP ask public for help in North Preston homicide

Halifax RCMP ask public for help in North Preston homicide

NORTH PRESTON, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP are asking for the public's help with a recent homicide in the community of North Preston, east of Halifax.
Nova Scotia premier defends costs for idled international ferry service to Maine

Nova Scotia premier defends costs for idled international ferry service to Maine

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier defended the provincial subsidy for the ferry service between Yarmouth and Maine on Thursday, despite operations being cancelled for the third consecutive year.
Racist description of Halifax-area town leads to police investigation of transit app

Racist description of Halifax-area town leads to police investigation of transit app

Halifax police are investigating a possible hate crime after receiving complaints about a smartphone app that used a racial slur to describe a predominantly Black community east of the city.
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