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Nova Scotia mass shooter obsessed by spectre of pandemic disaster, violence

Nova Scotia mass shooter obsessed by spectre of pandemic disaster, violence

HALIFAX — The spectre of pandemic-fuelled social chaos and widespread looting appeared to haunt the Nova Scotia mass shooter a month before he carried out his killing rampage of April 18-19, 2020.
Failure to calculate approach factors saw jet overshoot Halifax runway in 2020: TSB

Failure to calculate approach factors saw jet overshoot Halifax runway in 2020: TSB

HALIFAX — The Transportation Safety Board says a passenger jet overshot the runway at the Halifax airport last year after its crew failed to recalculate wind and approach speed before switching runways.
'Crisis delayed': experts say drop in N.S. suicides in 2020 doesn't tell full story

'Crisis delayed': experts say drop in N.S. suicides in 2020 doesn't tell full story

HALIFAX — The number of suicides recorded in Nova Scotia in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic was the lowest since 2014.
Nova Scotia reports two COVID-19-related deaths, extends lockdown to mid-June

Nova Scotia reports two COVID-19-related deaths, extends lockdown to mid-June

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government extended its provincewide lockdown order until at least the second week of June, as health officials Wednesday reported two more COVID-19-related deaths and 83 new infections.
Four charged in murder of man whose body was found last year in burned-out van: RCMP

Four charged in murder of man whose body was found last year in burned-out van: RCMP

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia RCMP have charged four people in the death of a man whose body was found in a burned-out van almost a year ago. The Mounties issued a statement Wednesday saying Rebecca Elizabeth Moir of Five Islands, N.S.
Nova Scotia injunction blocking protests 'unjustifiable' limit on expression: CCLA

Nova Scotia injunction blocking protests 'unjustifiable' limit on expression: CCLA

HALIFAX — A court injunction that bans protests against public health orders in Nova Scotia should be modified or set aside, says the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
Container ship is the largest of its kind to visit Canada: Halifax Port Authority

Container ship is the largest of its kind to visit Canada: Halifax Port Authority

HALIFAX — The largest container ship to visit a Canadian port spent the day in Halifax on Tuesday, generating a bit of buzz on social media.
Nova Scotia opens vaccine appointments to people as young as 30

Nova Scotia opens vaccine appointments to people as young as 30

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia opened COVID-19 vaccine appointments to people 30 and older on Monday, and health officials said they hoped to lower that age to 12 by next week. Chief medical officer of health Dr.
Halifax police defend ticketing of protesters in weekend Palestine solidarity event

Halifax police defend ticketing of protesters in weekend Palestine solidarity event

Halifax police are defending their ticketing of Palestinian solidarity protesters Saturday, saying the measures were needed to protect the health of the wider community.
Nova Scotia church and congregation fined for violating health rules a second time

Nova Scotia church and congregation fined for violating health rules a second time

WESTON, N.S. — For the second consecutive Sunday, a church in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley has been handed a stiff fine for violating public health orders.
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