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Nova Scotia reports preliminary numbers for vaccine uptake for workers under mandate

Nova Scotia reports preliminary numbers for vaccine uptake for workers under mandate

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia released preliminary figures on Friday indicating a significant number of public sector workers were vaccinated against COVID-19, but officials said they needed a clearer picture on compliance ahead of the Nov. 30 deadline.
Desmond inquiry: health professionals failed to share information before killings

Desmond inquiry: health professionals failed to share information before killings

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S.
First Canadian-grown genetically modified Atlantic salmon being harvested and sold

First Canadian-grown genetically modified Atlantic salmon being harvested and sold

HALIFAX — A firm pioneering genetically modified salmon in Canada confirmed Thursday it was selling fish from its Prince Edward Island facility, as opponents to modified food offered a reward for any leads on where the fish could be found.
COVID-19 numbers rise in Nova Scotia, as New Brunswick makes progress

COVID-19 numbers rise in Nova Scotia, as New Brunswick makes progress

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia reported a surge of 50 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, which pushed the number of active infections in the province to above 200, as New Brunswick started to see a slowdown in its case count.
Nova Scotia says work ongoing on goals of inquiry into abuse at Halifax orphanage

Nova Scotia says work ongoing on goals of inquiry into abuse at Halifax orphanage

HALIFAX — A former resident of the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children says he's encouraged by the initial steps the government is taking to adopt recommendations from a restorative inquiry into abuse at the former Halifax-area orphanage.
Temperatures rising, fall season starting later in the year in Nova Scotia: study

Temperatures rising, fall season starting later in the year in Nova Scotia: study

HALIFAX — A study by two Nova Scotia biologists indicates average temperatures in the province have been trending upward for the last 60 years and have risen notably since 1998. Researchers at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S.
Temperatures rising, fall season starting later in the year in Nova Scotia: study

Temperatures rising, fall season starting later in the year in Nova Scotia: study

HALIFAX — A study by two Nova Scotia biologists indicates average temperatures in the province have been trending upward for the last 60 years and have risen notably since 1998. Researchers at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S.
N.S. pays off bonds on tolled highway, says it's the first step in toll removal

N.S. pays off bonds on tolled highway, says it's the first step in toll removal

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's minister of public works says the first step has been completed in removing the tolls from the Cobequid Pass on the Trans-Canada Highway.
Expert tells Lionel Desmond inquiry red flags for domestic violence were overlooked

Expert tells Lionel Desmond inquiry red flags for domestic violence were overlooked

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — The tragic case of a former soldier in Nova Scotia who killed his family and himself in 2017 was predictable and preventable, a domestic violence expert told an inquiry Wednesday. Dr.
Nova Scotia grants eight-week grace period on mandatory vaccination in public sector

Nova Scotia grants eight-week grace period on mandatory vaccination in public sector

HALIFAX — Public sector workers in Nova Scotia are getting eight more weeks to show proof of vaccination after the province decided to extend its Nov. 30 deadline.
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