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Neighbours show 'signs' of support for efforts by Nova Scotia's medical officer

Neighbours show 'signs' of support for efforts by Nova Scotia's medical officer

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health says he "very much" appreciates signs that are popping up in his Fall River neighbourhood thanking him for his efforts in managing the COVID-19 outbreak. Dr.
Nova Scotia lobster boat that sank was modified with tailgate: safety board

Nova Scotia lobster boat that sank was modified with tailgate: safety board

HALIFAX — The Transportation Safety Board says an investigation into the December 2018 sinking of a lobster boat off Boutiliers Cove, N.S., found the vessel had been modified but did not receive a required stability assessment.
Restaurant price growth will be slower than expected this year: report

Restaurant price growth will be slower than expected this year: report

HALIFAX — An update to a yearly food price study anticipates restaurant food costs will be much lower than initially predicted, saying annual sales will be slashed in half amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.

N.S. police watchdog investigating death of man jolted with stun gun

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's police watchdog is investigating the death of a 28-year-old man in the Halifax area who was jolted with a stun gun.
Owners of Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine permanently close underground operation

Owners of Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine permanently close underground operation

DONKIN, N.S. — A troubled underground coal mining operation in Cape Breton has been permanently closed by its owners.
Police hand fines to people ignoring rules aimed at slowing spread of COVID-19

Police hand fines to people ignoring rules aimed at slowing spread of COVID-19

HALIFAX — Police in Nova Scotia are getting serious about imposing fines on people caught ignoring provincial orders aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 detected in care workers at three Nova Scotia seniors residences

COVID-19 detected in care workers at three Nova Scotia seniors residences

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is confirming three workers at separate long-term care homes have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in two days. The latest case is a worker at the Magnolia residential care home in Enfield.

Overnight fires in Cape Breton result in death at seniors complex, over 40 displaced

NEW WATERFORD, N.S. — Fires that occurred overnight Saturday in Cape Breton have resulted in the death of one person in a seniors complex and forced over 40 other people out of their homes.
COVID and N.S. pulp mill closure a 'perfect storm' for province's forestry sector

COVID and N.S. pulp mill closure a 'perfect storm' for province's forestry sector

HALIFAX — The global COVID-19 pandemic is being described as the latest addition to the "perfect storm" facing Nova Scotia's beleaguered sawmill industry, leading some companies to cease purchasing fresh supplies of logs.
Health authority advises of potential COVID-19 exposure in New Glasgow and Antigonish

Health authority advises of potential COVID-19 exposure in New Glasgow and Antigonish

Those who attended a Bantam AAA Provincial Hockey Championship in Antigonish on March 12 are asked to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms
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