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P.E.I. government announces phased plan to ease public health restrictions

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island reported its first new case of COVID-19 in almost two weeks on Tuesday, while announcing the first phase of a plan to ease public health restrictions.
Models show first wave of COVID-19 subsiding in Newfoundland and Labrador

Models show first wave of COVID-19 subsiding in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Models show the first wave of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador is subsiding as officials look at developing more aggressive digital tracing methods in preparation for future outbreaks. Dr.
New Brunswick river levels on the rise, however flooding not expected

New Brunswick river levels on the rise, however flooding not expected

FREDERICTON — Emergency Measures officials in New Brunswick say water levels on the St. John River are expected to rise this week, but they should stay below flood levels.

Inmate at New Brunswick's Dorchester Penitentiary dies serving life sentence

DORCHESTER, N.B. — An inmate serving a life sentence has died in custody at Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick. Correctional Service Canada says Gerald Cooke died on Friday of apparent natural causes following an illness.
N.S. mass murder shows the public theat of domestic violence, say experts

N.S. mass murder shows the public theat of domestic violence, say experts

Before blazing a trail of carnage across Nova Scotia, the man behind one of Canada's worst mass killings attacked his longtime girlfriend — a story domestic violence experts say is eerily familiar.
Nova Scotia Mountie saved lives by stopping mock police car: union

Nova Scotia Mountie saved lives by stopping mock police car: union

An RCMP constable's final — and fatal — decision removed a killer's most potent advantage, likely saving many lives, the president of the National Police Federation said Saturday.
Hayley Wickenheiser and Ryan Reynolds hear N.S. rampage widower's plea for PPE

Hayley Wickenheiser and Ryan Reynolds hear N.S. rampage widower's plea for PPE

Two famous Canadians have heard a man's plea to protect Nova Scotian health-care workers like his wife who was killed in a murderous rampage.
Online vigil shares music, messages of support in memory of N.S. victims

Online vigil shares music, messages of support in memory of N.S. victims

An online vigil honouring the 22 people who died in a tragic rampage began Friday with a fiddle performance from the massacre's youngest victim and ended with a montage of the victims' faces while "Amazing Grace" played on bagpipes.

Emergency alert issued to Nova Scotians over report of shots outside Halifax

Police in Nova Scotia issued the all-clear on Friday evening, hours after a warning about possible shootings in several Halifax suburbs rattled the fragile nerves of a wounded province.

Low-risk outdoor activities resume in N.B. as province unveils COVID recovery plan

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has presented its four-phase plan aimed at gradually reopening the province and easing restrictions put in place to contain COVID-19. Premier Blaine Higgs told reporters Friday the first phase is effective immediately.
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