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The geography of grief: Portapique saddled with the stigma of mass killing

The geography of grief: Portapique saddled with the stigma of mass killing

HALIFAX — For years to come, the village of Portapique, N.S., will likely be defined by tragedy.
Calls for crackdown on public trade in police gear after N.S. shootings

Calls for crackdown on public trade in police gear after N.S. shootings

HALIFAX — Whether it's the auctioning of police light bars or the availability of official RCMP decals, people familiar with the public trade in police gear say it's time to crack down on the potentially dangerous practice.

A look at the lives lost in the April 18-19 Nova Scotia mass shooting

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — The victims in one of Canada's worst mass killings include an RCMP officer, a teacher, two nurses, neighbours of the shooter and two correctional officers killed in their home.
Nova Scotia gunman escaped by driving through field after first killings: RCMP

Nova Scotia gunman escaped by driving through field after first killings: RCMP

HALIFAX — As police closed in on a killer who had already murdered more than a dozen people in a rural corner of Nova Scotia, the suspect narrowly escaped by driving a replica police car through a field under cover of darkness, the RCMP revealed Tues

Nova Scotia reports three more COVID-19 deaths, bringing total to 27

HALIFAX — As Prince Edward Island became the latest Atlantic province to announce a plan to gradually ease COVID-19 restrictions, Nova Scotia's top doctor offered hope that a plan is in the works, while cautioning it will likely be weeks before anyth
N.S. sets up help lines for citizens struggling amid mass shooting, pandemic

N.S. sets up help lines for citizens struggling amid mass shooting, pandemic

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has activated a roster of psychologists to help address the mental health challenges facing the province's weary population.
Relatives, legal experts say N.S. should begin work on inquiry into mass killing

Relatives, legal experts say N.S. should begin work on inquiry into mass killing

HALIFAX — Nova Scotians struggling with the devastating aftermath of a mass shooting are looking for a commitment from the province's leaders to set up a public inquiry to help answer a long list of unanswered questions.
Petition calls for N.S. high school to be named after Mountie killed in rampage

Petition calls for N.S. high school to be named after Mountie killed in rampage

HALIFAX — An online campaign has begun seeking to change the name of a Nova Scotia high school to honour the RCMP officer killed during the shooting rampage that claimed 22 lives in the province earlier this month.
RCMP investigate fatal crash in Colchester County

RCMP investigate fatal crash in Colchester County

Police say a truck overturned in median on Highway 104 and the driver was ejected from the vehicle.

Two more deaths Sunday at a long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality

HALIFAX — Public Health officials in Nova Scotia reported two more deaths related to COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 24.
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