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Judge orders dangerous offender assessment of inmate involved in Halifax jail assault

HALIFAX — A judge has ordered a 60-day dangerous offender risk assessment for a man alleged to have been the ringleader in a brutal attack on a fellow inmate at a Halifax-area jail in December 2019.
Nova Scotia announces $19.3 million to help two largest airports attract new routes

Nova Scotia announces $19.3 million to help two largest airports attract new routes

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s two largest airports are getting $19.3 million in provincial funding to attract new airline routes.
Chorus CEO says air travel poised for 'extremely strong' recovery this summer

Chorus CEO says air travel poised for 'extremely strong' recovery this summer

HALIFAX — The head of Chorus Aviation Inc. says travellers are returning to the skies en masse, leaving the company poised to benefit after feeling the pinch of COVID-19's fifth wave last quarter.
Nova Scotia reports 22 more deaths from COVID-19, 77 new hospitalizations this week

Nova Scotia reports 22 more deaths from COVID-19, 77 new hospitalizations this week

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s top public health doctor reminded residents Thursday to keep their masks on despite a drop in confirmed COVID-19 cases. Dr.
RCMP officers who shot at Nova Scotia firehall during mass shooting stand by actions

RCMP officers who shot at Nova Scotia firehall during mass shooting stand by actions

HALIFAX — Two RCMP officers who mistakenly opened fire at a man outside a rural Nova Scotia firehall as they searched for a rampaging gunman said Thursday they believed they had found the shooter and defended their actions as consistent with their tr
Nova Scotia scraps non-resident property tax to protect province's reputation

Nova Scotia scraps non-resident property tax to protect province's reputation

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston announced Thursday the government is cancelling a planned property tax on non-residents because it risked hurting the province's reputation.
Physician assistants say they could help ease pressure on Nova Scotia health system

Physician assistants say they could help ease pressure on Nova Scotia health system

HALIFAX — With Nova Scotia's medical staff shortages, long surgery wait times and lingering barriers to primary care, physician assistants say they are an untapped resource in the province.
Mass shooting inquiry: Lawyer calls for witnesses to sort out discrepancies over guns

Mass shooting inquiry: Lawyer calls for witnesses to sort out discrepancies over guns

HALIFAX — The inquiry investigating the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia was asked Wednesday to sort out conflicting evidence about how the RCMP responded to a woman who says she alerted police years ago to the killer's arsenal of illegal weapons.

Man who supplied ammunition to Nova Scotia killer to take part in restorative justice

HALIFAX — A man accused of unlawfully providing ammunition to the gunman who killed 22 people in Nova Scotia two years ago has withdrawn his guilty plea and will instead take part in a restorative justice process.
Right whale spotted in Canadian waters for the first time in 2022

Right whale spotted in Canadian waters for the first time in 2022

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says one whale was spotted by surveillance aircraft in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, north of Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec
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