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Halifax police probe incident where dog was swung around by leash during altercation

Halifax police say they are investigating an altercation between two women where a dog was allegedly swung around by its leash and used as a weapon. The fight caught on video has been circulating on social media in recent days.

Halifax Water precautionary boil water advisory after main break affecting 3,500 clients

HALIFAX — Officials say they hope to see a precautionary boil water advisory impacting about 3,500 customers in several Halifax-area communities lifted as of Monday.

Police investigating after N.S. woman dies in collision near Lockhartville

LOCKHARTVILLE, N.S. — Police are investigating after a fatal, single-vehicle collision took place on Highway 1 near Lockhartville, N.S., Friday evening.
Premier promises to keep a close watch on people in vehicles with U.S. plates

Premier promises to keep a close watch on people in vehicles with U.S. plates

HALIFAX — With an increasing number of Nova Scotians complaining on social media about seeing cars with American plates entering the province, Premier Stephen McNeil has pledged to keep a closer watch on those showing up at the border from outside At
Traffic heavy as Atlantic provinces lift travel restrictions within region

Traffic heavy as Atlantic provinces lift travel restrictions within region

Soon after the four Atlantic provinces lifted travel restrictions within the region early Friday, heavy cross-border traffic was reported across the Maritimes.
One dead, two in hospital after late-night shooting in Halifax on Canada Day

One dead, two in hospital after late-night shooting in Halifax on Canada Day

HALIFAX — One person is dead and two have life-threatening wounds after a late-night shooting in Halifax on Canada Day. Regional police say they responded to a call on Cork Street in the city's west end at 10:43 p.m. after a report of gunshots.
Temporary foreign worker is third COVID-19 case in Nova Scotia in past week

Temporary foreign worker is third COVID-19 case in Nova Scotia in past week

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has announced its third recent case of COVID-19 involving people arriving from outside the country, with the latest being a temporary foreign worker from Mexico.
Inquiry into mass shooting in Nova Scotia facing delays due to 'technicalities'

Inquiry into mass shooting in Nova Scotia facing delays due to 'technicalities'

HALIFAX — Technicalities are causing delays as the provincial and federal governments work out what form an inquiry into the April mass shooting that claimed 22 lives will take, the province's justice minister said Thursday.

N.S. man, 58, dies after watercraft overturns on Cape Breton's Lake Ainslie

CAPE BRETON, N.S. — A Nova Scotia man has died after a personal watercraft vehicle overturned Wednesday morning on Lake Ainslie in Cape Breton. Inverness District RCMP said in a statement that they responded to a call shortly after 9 a.m.
Review of N.S. care facility where 53 died aims to avoid similar outbreak

Review of N.S. care facility where 53 died aims to avoid similar outbreak

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has launched a review of a long-term care facility where 53 people have died of COVID-19, but opposition leaders say the process lacks the scope and transparency needed to bring lasting improvements.
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