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Cape Breton urgent treatment centre to help improve access to health care: premier

Cape Breton urgent treatment centre to help improve access to health care: premier

SYDNEY, N.S. — Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston today announced the province's first urgent treatment centre, to open Nov. 1 in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Houston, who was in North Sydney, N.S.
Man charged in Truro, N.S., murder has bail hearing set in video appearance

Man charged in Truro, N.S., murder has bail hearing set in video appearance

TRURO, N.S. — A 20-year-old man charged with second-degree murder in the death of Prabhjot Singh Katri had two court dates set Monday during a brief hearing in Truro, N.S.
Nova Scotia reports one new death, 57 new COVID-19 cases since Friday

Nova Scotia reports one new death, 57 new COVID-19 cases since Friday

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one new death related to COVID-19, and 57 new cases of the virus since its last update on Friday.
Nova Scotia institution positioned to improve economy of local Black community: study

Nova Scotia institution positioned to improve economy of local Black community: study

WESTPHAL, N.S. — Before Howard Benjamin heard about the East Preston Empowerment Academy outside Halifax, shortcomings in his math and reading comprehension skills were holding him back in his desire to find work as an electrician.
North Atlantic right whale population at lowest in nearly 20 years: researchers

North Atlantic right whale population at lowest in nearly 20 years: researchers

HALIFAX — The critically endangered North Atlantic right whale population is continuing to decline, with the estimated number of whales at its lowest level in nearly 20 years. The U.S.
Aerospace engineer elected as new leader of Nova Scotia Green Party

Aerospace engineer elected as new leader of Nova Scotia Green Party

HALIFAX — An aerospace engineer who lives in Halifax has been elected as the new leader of the Nova Scotia Green Party.
Police charge 20-year-old man in death of Prabhjot Singh Katri in central Nova Scotia

Police charge 20-year-old man in death of Prabhjot Singh Katri in central Nova Scotia

TRURO, N.S. — Police in Truro, N.S., have laid a murder charge against a 20-year-old man in relation to the death of Prabhjot Singh Katri. Investigators say officers responded to a call at about 2:07 am. on Sept.
Former Nova Scotia med student facing second murder trial denied bail for third time

Former Nova Scotia med student facing second murder trial denied bail for third time

HALIFAX — A former Nova Scotia medical student whose murder conviction was overturned last year has failed in his third attempt to be released on bail.
Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary-based AltaGas

Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary-based AltaGas

HALIFAX — Alberta-based AltaGas has abandoned its plan to create huge salt caverns north of Halifax to store natural gas, saying the Alton Gas storage project is no longer part of its business focus.
Nova Scotia road safety law passed in 2018 still years from taking effect: minister

Nova Scotia road safety law passed in 2018 still years from taking effect: minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is making some road safety changes by amending an old act because a wide-ranging bill passed in 2018 that transforms the rules of the road in the province still hasn't been proclaimed.
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