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Three Nova Scotia senators call for public inquiry into mass killing

Three Nova Scotia senators call for public inquiry into mass killing

HALIFAX — Three Nova Scotia senators are calling on the province to join with Ottawa to launch a joint inquiry into the mass shooting in April that claimed the lives of 22 people, saying the investigation must address related social issues through a

Nova Scotia's COVID-19 death toll rises to 62, as woman in her 70s dies

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one additional death due to COVID-19, bringing the province's total number of deaths to 62. The province says in a news release today the death involved a woman in her 70s with underlying medical conditions.
Seeking to explain Nova Scotia shootings: Inside the 'threat-sensitive brain'

Seeking to explain Nova Scotia shootings: Inside the 'threat-sensitive brain'

HALIFAX — More than seven weeks after a man disguised as a Mountie killed 22 people in rural Nova Scotia, the RCMP have finally hinted at what may have motivated one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history. Last week, RCMP Supt.
Northern pulp appeals ministerial cleanup order, pauses environmental assessment

Northern pulp appeals ministerial cleanup order, pauses environmental assessment

HALIFAX — The parent company for the idled Northern Pulp mill says it has filed an appeal with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court related to a ministerial order issued last month for the management of the site.
RCMP say dangerous inmate back in custody after escaping Nova Scotia prison

RCMP say dangerous inmate back in custody after escaping Nova Scotia prison

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — An escaped provincial jail inmate who is considered dangerous is back in police custody after a pursuit in eastern Nova Scotia. RCMP Sgt. Andrew Joyce said Kevin Edward Clarke-McNeil was arrested Saturday at about 9:45 a.m.

RCMP search for escaped dangerous inmate in Nova Scotia, people told to beware

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — RCMP in Nova Scotia are warning people to beware of an escaped provincial jail inmate who police say is dangerous.
Nova Scotia reopens parts of economy, reports no new cases of COVID-19

Nova Scotia reopens parts of economy, reports no new cases of COVID-19

HALIFAX — As Nova Scotia embarked on its "new normal" on Friday, opening a range of businesses including bars and restaurants, the province also announced an exemption to allow some public celebrations for high school graduations. Dr.

Former auto shop owner fined more than $27,000 for violations in worker's death

HALIFAX — A judge has handed more than $27,000 in penalties to a former autobody shop owner who pleaded guilty to three workplace safety violations in connection with the death of a mechanic nearly seven years ago in Dartmouth, N.S.

Nova Scotia reports no new cases of COVID-19, keeping total at 1,058

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of COVID-19, keeping the province's total of confirmed cases at 1,058. The province also reported no new deaths on Friday, keeping that total at 61.
RCMP say gunman behind mass killing in Nova Scotia was 'injustice collector'

RCMP say gunman behind mass killing in Nova Scotia was 'injustice collector'

HALIFAX — The gunman who killed 22 people in Nova Scotia during a 13-hour rampage was described by police Thursday as an "injustice collector" whose grudges built up over time and eventually exploded in horrific violence. RCMP Supt.
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