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Jail attack video involving B.J. Marriott shown during dangerous offender hearing

Jail attack video involving B.J. Marriott shown during dangerous offender hearing

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia prosecutors played video evidence Wednesday showing the alleged leader of a jailhouse beating participating in other incidents of jail violence.
Nova Scotia premier meets with health leaders over province's stressed system

Nova Scotia premier meets with health leaders over province's stressed system

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s premier says he agrees that work is needed to restore trust in the province’s health-care system after the recent deaths of two patients who had waited hours for care in hospital emergency departments.
Court hears that alleged jail assault ringleader had strong influence on N.S. inmates

Court hears that alleged jail assault ringleader had strong influence on N.S. inmates

HALIFAX — A man accused of leading a brutal Halifax jail assault in 2019 had allegedly boasted that he could set off a jailhouse riot with a single phone call, a court heard Tuesday.
RCMP seize grenades, spear and many long guns from home in Halifax suburb

RCMP seize grenades, spear and many long guns from home in Halifax suburb

HALIFAX — Police in Halifax seized a small arsenal of weapons from a home late Monday, including grenades, two swords, a spear, four handguns and more than two dozen long guns.
Nova Scotia opposition wants more accountability on 'frightening' ER problems

Nova Scotia opposition wants more accountability on 'frightening' ER problems

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s opposition parties pushed Monday for more public accountability from the government over the province’s struggling hospital emergency departments.
Alleged leader of N.S. jail beating involved in blood-soaked prison attack in 2004

Alleged leader of N.S. jail beating involved in blood-soaked prison attack in 2004

HALIFAX — The alleged ringleader of a Nova Scotia jail beating in 2019 took part in a bloody stabbing attack on inmates at a Quebec prison 15 years prior, a witness testified Monday in Nova Scotia Supreme Court.
Freezing rain causes power outages, forces closures across Atlantic Canada

Freezing rain causes power outages, forces closures across Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX — Schools across much of Atlantic Canada are closed today as a sprawling winter storm continues to linger over the region. Rainfall and freezing rain warnings remain in effect for all of New Brunswick and P.E.I.
Environment Canada forecasts freezing rain and rainfall for most of Atlantic Canada

Environment Canada forecasts freezing rain and rainfall for most of Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX — Freezing rain spread throughout much of Atlantic Canada Sunday creating wet and slippery conditions and scattered power outages around the region.
N.S woman offers waterfront property to developers in exchange for affordable housing

N.S woman offers waterfront property to developers in exchange for affordable housing

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia woman who describes herself as "land-rich but cash-poor" has a unique offer for housing developers: take her waterfront property and build affordable housing — including a unit for her.
Union calls Halifax hospital emergency department "revolving door" of staff

Union calls Halifax hospital emergency department "revolving door" of staff

HALIFAX — As pressure continues to mount on hospital emergency rooms in Nova Scotia, staffing levels at a major Halifax emergency department are being described as a “revolving door” of junior and inexperienced employees by their union.
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