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Halifax police investigating after teen injured during arrest in Bedford

Halifax police investigating after teen injured during arrest in Bedford

HALIFAX — Two Halifax police officers have been placed on administrative duties after a teenage boy was injured during an arrest in Bedford, N.S., on Friday. A news release says two officers responded to a call at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Idled Nova Scotia to Maine ferry cost province extra $4-million in 2019

Idled Nova Scotia to Maine ferry cost province extra $4-million in 2019

HALIFAX — The heavily subsidized ferry service that links Nova Scotia with Maine cost provincial taxpayers an extra $4 million as it sat idle for the entire 2019 sailing season, the government revealed Friday.
Nova Scotia could see limited internet voting for military with proposed changes

Nova Scotia could see limited internet voting for military with proposed changes

HALIFAX — Limited internet voting for the military and financial reimbursement for candidate expenses related to family care feature in a series of proposed changes to Nova Scotia's Elections Act tabled Friday.
Global warming to drastically reduce regrowth of key softwood species in Maritimes

Global warming to drastically reduce regrowth of key softwood species in Maritimes

HALIFAX — Global warming is likely to drastically reduce regrowth of a tree species that is a cornerstone of the Maritimes pulp and lumber industry, a new study by forestry scientists concludes.
Nova Scotia minister unaware of pause on controversial sale of coastal land

Nova Scotia minister unaware of pause on controversial sale of coastal land

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's minister of lands and forests says he has not yet been informed of any change in an American couple's plans to acquire a section of rugged Crown-owned land along the province's Eastern Shore.

Nova Scotia proposes changes to address gender wage gap in the province

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal government is proposing changes to the Labour Standards Code it expects will make it harder for employers to pay women less than men for doing the same work.
Official says she would have denied Desmond a gun licence had she known more

Official says she would have denied Desmond a gun licence had she known more

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S.
Truck in Yarmouth area stolen while owner was leaning against it

Truck in Yarmouth area stolen while owner was leaning against it

RCMP say a young man jumped into the driver's seat, started the vehicle, then drove away
14-year-old Bridgetown boy charged with child luring and extortion

14-year-old Bridgetown boy charged with child luring and extortion

RCMP say a girl was told if she didn't send nude photos of herself, fake photos of her would be distributed online
Man shot in Digby County hunting accident : RCMP

Man shot in Digby County hunting accident : RCMP

RCMP say one of the men took a shot at what he thought was a rabbit, but instead hit the victim
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