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N.S. police chief felt RCMP 'nudged' not to reveal early warning of killer's danger

N.S. police chief felt RCMP 'nudged' not to reveal early warning of killer's danger

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia police chief told an investigator last year that in the aftermath of the 2020 mass shooting, he felt "nudged" by the RCMP not to release a report that had warned the gunman was a threat years before his rampage.
N.S. to borrow $1.8 billion to fund previously announced long-term care projects

N.S. to borrow $1.8 billion to fund previously announced long-term care projects

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia will borrow up to $1.8 billion to fund previously announced long-term care projects over the next few years.

Parole conditions changed for former Nova Scotia fugitive found in Latin America

HALIFAX — A man who was a fugitive in Latin America for five years after fatally shooting another man in Nova Scotia has had his parole conditions changed.
More evidence emerges of N.S. mass shooter's long history of domestic abuse

More evidence emerges of N.S. mass shooter's long history of domestic abuse

HALIFAX — The former wife of the man responsible for the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia says he once pinned her to the floor during a fit of rage, confirming that the killer’s violence towards women extended back to the 1990s.
Crown drops case against former N.S. hospital executive charged in expense scandal

Crown drops case against former N.S. hospital executive charged in expense scandal

HALIFAX — A former Halifax children’s hospital executive charged in an expense scandal involving the hospital’s former CEO won’t be going to trial, after the prosecution dropped its case against him Tuesday.
'It didn't cross their minds': Emergency director says RCMP didn't consider alert

'It didn't cross their minds': Emergency director says RCMP didn't consider alert

HALIFAX — The head of Nova Scotia's Emergency Management Office sayshe found it surprisingthe RCMP waited so long to issue a provincewide alert about a gunman who killed 22 people during a 13-hour rampage in April 2020.
Thirty years after Westray disaster, families say justice still rare in worker deaths

Thirty years after Westray disaster, families say justice still rare in worker deaths

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — Family members who lost loved ones in the Westray coal mining disaster in Nova Scotia marked the 30th anniversary Monday, while continuing their calls for more criminal prosecutions of workplace deaths.
Federal government investing $6.2 million for victims of crime in Nova Scotia

Federal government investing $6.2 million for victims of crime in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — The federal government is investing more than $6.2 million over five years to support provincial programs in Nova Scotia that assist victims of crime.

Judge orders dangerous offender assessment of inmate involved in Halifax jail assault

HALIFAX — A judge has ordered a 60-day dangerous offender risk assessment for a man alleged to have been the ringleader in a brutal attack on a fellow inmate at a Halifax-area jail in December 2019.
Nova Scotia announces $19.3 million to help two largest airports attract new routes

Nova Scotia announces $19.3 million to help two largest airports attract new routes

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s two largest airports are getting $19.3 million in provincial funding to attract new airline routes.
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