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Snow and strong winds expected in Nova Scotia and eastern Newfoundland

HALIFAX — Environment Canada has issued weather advisories for much of eastern Newfoundland and all of Nova Scotia.

Team named to help forestry workers with pending closure of Nova Scotia mill

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has filled out the transition team intended to help forestry workers affected by the impending closure of the Northern Pulp mill by the end of the month.
Texas murder suspected arrested in Halifax to have deportation hearing

Texas murder suspected arrested in Halifax to have deportation hearing

HALIFAX — A man suspected of murder in Texas and arrested by police in Halifax earlier this week will go before the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada to determine whether he should be sent back to the United States.

Nova Scotia SPCA takes legal custody of dogs seized in cruelty investigation

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia SPCA says it has been awarded legal custody of 35 dogs and their puppies seized last month as part of an animal cruelty investigation.

At least 24 residential fires and 34 drownings in Atlantic Canada in 2019: Red Cross

HALIFAX — The Canadian Red Cross says 2019 was a particularly tragic year for house fires and drownings across Atlantic Canada. The humanitarian organization says at least 24 people died in residential fires across the four provinces in 2019.

Halifax police investigating alleged arson after apartment building fire

Halifax police have launched an arson investigating following a structure fire in an apartment building. Halifax Regional Police say several callers reported smoke in the Victoria Road apartment building on Wednesday afternoon.
RCMP investigate sunken Cape Breton fishing boat

RCMP investigate sunken Cape Breton fishing boat

Police say they are investigating the event as mischief.
Nova Scotia man dies in pileup on Ontario highway

Nova Scotia man dies in pileup on Ontario highway

Between 30 and 40 passenger vehicles and big-rig trucks were involved in the crash
Man arrested for firearms offences in Lunenburg County

Man arrested for firearms offences in Lunenburg County

At 11 p.m. last night Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report of a man pointing a firearm at someone at a residence in Blockhouse
Woman dies in Highway 12 collision

Woman dies in Highway 12 collision

Shortly before 4:00 p.m. yesterday, a collision occurred on Highway 12 in the community of Aldersville
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