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Nova Scotia to impose heftier fines on those who violate COVID-19 health orders

Nova Scotia to impose heftier fines on those who violate COVID-19 health orders

HALIFAX — A COVID-19 outbreak linked to at least three deaths in northern Nova Scotia has prompted the government to impose heftier fines for groups and individuals who flout public health orders.
Halifax police lay murder charge in killing of man who faced sexual assault trial

Halifax police lay murder charge in killing of man who faced sexual assault trial

Halifax police have charged a 27-year-old man with second-degree murder in connection to the killing of a man who was about to face a high-profile rape trial. Police discovered the body of 35-year-old Alexander Thomas, of East Preston, N.S.
Trauma of 16 days in N.S. dry cell endures, though court win a solace: former inmate

Trauma of 16 days in N.S. dry cell endures, though court win a solace: former inmate

HALIFAX — The cramped space, bright lights and watching eyes continue to haunt Lisa Adams.
N.S. pastor who held event linked to deadly COVID outbreak fined for breaking rules

N.S. pastor who held event linked to deadly COVID outbreak fined for breaking rules

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier said Wednesday he was disgusted by comments from a pastor who held a religious gathering allegedly in violation of COVID-19 rules and that was linked to a deadly outbreak at a long-term care home.
Nova Scotia public works minister tests positive for COVID-19

Nova Scotia public works minister tests positive for COVID-19

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s public works minister announced today she has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Kim Masland says in a statement that she felt unwell Sunday and was tested for the disease on Monday, receiving a positive result this morning.

High Liner Foods reports Q3 profit up from year ago, raises dividend

LUNENBURG, N.S. — High Liner Foods Inc. raised its dividend as it reported its third-quarter profit more than doubled compared with a year ago.
N.S. reports 31 new COVID-19 cases, including three tied to outbreak at care home

N.S. reports 31 new COVID-19 cases, including three tied to outbreak at care home

HALIFAX — A total of 31 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Nova Scotia Tuesday, including three more in a long-term care home at the centre of an outbreak in the province's northern health zone.
N.S. rape trial ends due to killing of accused, as police conduct issues unresolved

N.S. rape trial ends due to killing of accused, as police conduct issues unresolved

HALIFAX — A sexual assault trial came to what the judge called a "truly unfortunate" end Tuesday in Halifax, leaving assertions about alleged police misconduct in the case untested in court. The man to be tried, Alexander Thomas of East Preston, N.S.
Oceana audit says little progress in Canada's fishery management over last five years

Oceana audit says little progress in Canada's fishery management over last five years

HALIFAX — A new report says Canadian fisheries management has "fallen short" over the last five years, with nearly one in five fish stocks still "critically depleted.
N.S. reports three COVID-19 deaths, including two tied to outbreak at care home

N.S. reports three COVID-19 deaths, including two tied to outbreak at care home

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting three more COVID-19-related deaths, including two that are connected to a long-term care facility at the centre of an ongoing outbreak.
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