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Monster storm exposes need to prepare East Coast roads for repeated deluges: experts

Monster storm exposes need to prepare East Coast roads for repeated deluges: experts

HALIFAX — Atlantic Canadians living along highways severed by this week's torrential rain say it's past time for governments to focus on retrofitting roads to ensure they can survive deluges that are predicted to become more frequent.
Ex-Liberal cabinet minister to lead task force on Halifax affordable housing shortage

Ex-Liberal cabinet minister to lead task force on Halifax affordable housing shortage

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservative premier picked a former political adversary to lead his government's new task force aimed at addressing housing shortages in the Halifax Regional Municipality.
Nova Scotia mass killing helped drive high national homicide rate in 2020: StatCan

Nova Scotia mass killing helped drive high national homicide rate in 2020: StatCan

HALIFAX — The mass killing in Nova Scotia and the COVID-19 pandemic helped push the number of homicides nationally in 2020 to its highest level in nearly 30 years, Statistics Canada reported Thursday.
Health officials in Nova Scotia report one more COVID-19-related death

Health officials in Nova Scotia report one more COVID-19-related death

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting another COVID-19-related death and 22 new cases of the disease today. Health officials say a man in his 70s in the central area of the province has died due to the novel coronavirus.
Nova Scotia to start vaccinating children five to 11 against COVID-19 late next week

Nova Scotia to start vaccinating children five to 11 against COVID-19 late next week

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is expected to receive its first shipment of pediatric COVID-19 vaccine this week, with the first shots for children aged five to 11 to be available by Dec. 2.
Former IWK hospital board chairs testify there were no lies in CEO expense claims

Former IWK hospital board chairs testify there were no lies in CEO expense claims

HALIFAX — Two former chairpersons of a Halifax children's hospital testified Tuesday that a former CEO charged with fraud never lied about her expenses, but there were important omissions in what she filed.
Nova Scotia auditor questions province ceding control of COVID-19 relief program

Nova Scotia auditor questions province ceding control of COVID-19 relief program

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's auditor general commended the government on Tuesday for quickly establishing a COVID-19 relief program, but she questioned a $100-million contract to Dalhousie University to administer some of the funds.
Atlantic Canada in the midst of three-day blast of heavy rain and powerful winds

Atlantic Canada in the midst of three-day blast of heavy rain and powerful winds

HALIFAX — Strong winds and heavy rain continue to lash parts of Atlantic Canada this morning as a large, lumbering storm has stalled over the region.
Nova Scotia reports one more COVID-19-related death and 60 new infections

Nova Scotia reports one more COVID-19-related death and 60 new infections

HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia are reporting one more death attributed to COVID-19. Officials are also reporting 60 new cases of the disease since their last report on Nov. 19.
Atlantic Canada bracing for three-day blast of torrential rain and powerful winds

Atlantic Canada bracing for three-day blast of torrential rain and powerful winds

HALIFAX — Residents along Nova Scotia's Atlantic coast and in southwestern Newfoundland were being warned Monday to prepare for torrential rain and strong winds as a large, slow-moving storm was expected to linger over Atlantic Canada until late Wedn
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