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Tropical storm Dolly forms over Atlantic, but expected to remain offshore

HALIFAX — Tropical storm Dolly has formed over the North Atlantic, but the weather system is expected to stay far from land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami, Fla.
Atlantic First Nations create water utility, to be up and running by 2022

Atlantic First Nations create water utility, to be up and running by 2022

HALIFAX — Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada are creating their own utility to take charge of water systems in First Nations around the region.

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation needs better plan for local industry, AG says

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Crown liquor corporation does not have an adequate strategic plan for supporting the province's growing alcohol industry, a new report by the province's auditor general finds.
'Micrographic' skin cancer surgery coming to clinics in Nova Scotia

'Micrographic' skin cancer surgery coming to clinics in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — A skin cancer surgery that Nova Scotia's top public health official recently had to travel to receive is now approved for the province, and a Halifax dermatologist is planning to offer the procedure. Dr.

Truck fire in Nova Scotia turns propane cylinders into projectiles

DEBERT, N.S. — A cleanup is underway in Debert, N.S., after a transport truck carrying over 1,000 propane cylinders caught fire.

Nova Scotia confirms new COVID-19-related death, reports no active cases

HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia are attributing an additional death to COVID-19, along with reporting no active cases of the novel coronavirus.
People urged to be aware of ticks as they return to outdoor activities

People urged to be aware of ticks as they return to outdoor activities

HALIFAX — Hikers and other nature lovers are being urged to be on the lookout for ticks as they return to trails and forested areas across the country this summer.

Two apartment fires in the Maritime displaces nearly 60 tenants, no one injured

HALIFAX — Two apartment building fires in the Maritimes have displaced nearly 60 tenants. As many as 50 people were forced out of an 18-unit apartment building in Kentville, N.S., just after 4 p.m. Friday.
Idled Northern Pulp mill in Nova Scotia seeking protection from creditors

Idled Northern Pulp mill in Nova Scotia seeking protection from creditors

HALIFAX — An idled Nova Scotia pulp mill says it has received an "initial order" giving it protection from its creditors as it attempts to restructure its finances and affairs.
N.S. opposition says COVID-19 shutdown of committees prevents oversight

N.S. opposition says COVID-19 shutdown of committees prevents oversight

HALIFAX — Opposition parties say Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil's refusal to reactivate several key committees of the legislature due to COVID-19 is harming public accountability and democracy in the province.
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