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N.S. Appeal Court judges reserve decision in William Sandeson case

HALIFAX — Three judges with the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal have reserved their decision on William Sandeson's appeal of his conviction for the murder of a fellow university student in 2015.

Nova Scotia RCMP identify remains found on a beach near Digby in September

HALIFAX — RCMP have used genetic analysis to identify human remains found on a Nova Scotia beach last September. The Mounties say the body discovered in Digby County was that of a 43-year-old man from Saint John, N.B.

Nova Scotia electronics firm qualifies for$2.5 million payroll rebate

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's business lending agency has agreed to provide an electronics company with $2.5 million over five years if it hires 150 people. Nova Scotia Business Inc.
Former med student's defence team 'betrayed' during murder trial, lawyer says

Former med student's defence team 'betrayed' during murder trial, lawyer says

HALIFAX — The lawyer for a former medical student convicted of murder said Monday his client should be granted a new trial, partly because his defence team was allegedly "betrayed" by one of their own.
Halifax land secured for large wilderness park with two lakes, hiking trails

Halifax land secured for large wilderness park with two lakes, hiking trails

HALIFAX — A nature preserve being created on the outskirts of Halifax will encompass two lakes and include rugged trails open to hikers and others who enjoy the outdoors.
Human remains in Digby County identified as New Brunswick man

Human remains in Digby County identified as New Brunswick man

The body was found on Sandy Cove Beach just after 9 a.m. on September 8

Nova Scotia declares outbreak of syphilis, with female cases on the rise

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is declaring a provincial outbreak of syphilis after seeing a jump in the number of cases last year. Public health officials said today there were 82 cases recorded in 2019, compared with 50 in 2018 and 38 in 2017.
RCMP look for more potential victims after Annapolis County man charged with sexual offences

RCMP look for more potential victims after Annapolis County man charged with sexual offences

Leonard Gaudet is charged with one count of indecent assault and RCMP say the victim was a child at the time
Investigators hope facial reconstruction will help identify human remains found in Digby County

Investigators hope facial reconstruction will help identify human remains found in Digby County

The body was found on a beach in Sandy Cove just after 9 a.m. on September 8
RCMP release photos hoping public can help identify human remains found in Digby County <b>(3 photos)</b>

RCMP release photos hoping public can help identify human remains found in Digby County (3 photos)

The body was found on a beach in Sandy Cove just after 9 a.m. on September 8
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