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RCMP struggled to identify replica patrol car used by Nova Scotia mass shooter

RCMP struggled to identify replica patrol car used by Nova Scotia mass shooter

HALIFAX — The inquiry into the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia released more details Monday about missteps the RCMP made as investigators tried to identify the killer's vehicle early in his 13-hour rampage.
'Don’t goof up my meat:' unwanted substitutions deter online grocery shoppers

'Don’t goof up my meat:' unwanted substitutions deter online grocery shoppers

Online grocery orders surged during the pandemic as Canadians heeded public health warnings to limit outings
Nova Scotians 70 and up can now book a second COVID-19 booster shot

Nova Scotians 70 and up can now book a second COVID-19 booster shot

HALIFAX — Anyone 70 years old and older in Nova Scotia can now book a second booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. People in this age group are eligible for a fourth vaccine 120 days after receiving their last dose.
Nova Scotia plan to address challenges in health system panned for lacking detail

Nova Scotia plan to address challenges in health system panned for lacking detail

HALIFAX — The highly anticipated plan for reforming Nova Scotia’s ailing health system is "nothing new" and lacks detail, opposition parties said Friday, after the Progressive Conservatives released their strategy to fulfil their main election promis
Nova Scotia developer evicts long-term tenants from 54-unit hotel

Nova Scotia developer evicts long-term tenants from 54-unit hotel

HALIFAX — Brandy McGuire said she was in shock last month when she read the notice from the owners of Bluenose Inn & Suites that told everyone to vacate the property in suburban Halifax.
COVID-19 infections in Nova Scotia may have peaked: chief medical officer

COVID-19 infections in Nova Scotia may have peaked: chief medical officer

HALIFAX — The latest wave of COVID-19 infections in Nova Scotia may have peaked, a senior health official said Thursday. Dr.
Funeral home in Cape Breton penalized for cremating the wrong person

Funeral home in Cape Breton penalized for cremating the wrong person

HALIFAX — A funeral home in Cape Breton will be barred from offering cremations for two months following an investigation that confirmed a wrongful cremation last December. The crematorium licence for Forest Haven Memorial Gardens in Sydney, N.S.
Nova Scotia taxi driver leaves $1.68 million to local hospital in his will

Nova Scotia taxi driver leaves $1.68 million to local hospital in his will

HALIFAX — It was no surprise that beloved Antigonish, N.S., taxi driver John MacLellan gave what money he had to the local hospital in his will, family friend Margie Zinck said.
Systemic failures and racism: Hearings for Desmond inquiry conclude in Nova Scotia

Systemic failures and racism: Hearings for Desmond inquiry conclude in Nova Scotia

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — Systemic failures and racism were partly to blame for the tragic chain of events that led an Afghanistan war veteran to kill his family and himself in 2017, an inquiry heard Wednesday at it concluded its public hearings.
RCMP's inability to track officers during N.S. killings questioned at inquiry

RCMP's inability to track officers during N.S. killings questioned at inquiry

HALIFAX — Lawyers at the inquiry into the worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history are asking why — in an era when teens use apps to locate each other — the RCMP lacked technology to track their officers on foot.
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