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Gaelic version of Anne of Green Gables brings beloved story to its roots

Gaelic version of Anne of Green Gables brings beloved story to its roots

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia publishing company has released a Gaelic translation of "Anne of Green Gables," the beloved novel written by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
N.S. reports 1,893 COVID-19 cases over the past two days, 16 per cent test positivity

N.S. reports 1,893 COVID-19 cases over the past two days, 16 per cent test positivity

HALIFAX — Health authorities in Nova Scotia are reporting record-shattering COVID-19 case counts and test positivity rates over the past two days.
Halifax police say man faces first-degree murder charge in fatal attack at business

Halifax police say man faces first-degree murder charge in fatal attack at business

Halifax Regional Police say a 25-year-old man faces a first-degree murder charge in connection with an attack at a downtown business that left one person dead and one injured. Police responded to the 1500 block of Brunswick Street around 9:15 a.m.
Nova Scotia reports 618 new COVID cases, estimates more than 5,000 active infections

Nova Scotia reports 618 new COVID cases, estimates more than 5,000 active infections

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia health officials reported 618 new cases of COVID-19 Friday and said there was a significant outbreak of the disease at a provincial jail.
'The worst scenario:' Restaurants brace for dim New Year's Eve — again

'The worst scenario:' Restaurants brace for dim New Year's Eve — again

HALIFAX — Restaurants in Canada are once again scaling back New Year's Eve plans or shutting their doors altogether amid climbing COVID-19 cases and renewed public health measures across the country.

RCMP say Nova Scotia man subject of warrant arrested in New Brunswick

BIBLE HILL, N.S. — RCMP say a 27-year-old Nova Scotia man wanted on an arrest warrant issued last month has been arrested in New Brunswick. Shawn Kenneth Hughes, of South Branch, N.S.
Nova Scotia ramping up boosters as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Atlantic region

Nova Scotia ramping up boosters as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Atlantic region

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia on Thursday said it would ramp up its COVID-19 vaccine booster program, as the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus continued to drive high case counts in that province and elsewhere in Atlantic Canada.
Halifax police say a 55-year-old man is dead following attack at downtown business

Halifax police say a 55-year-old man is dead following attack at downtown business

Halifax Regional Police say they are investigating a homicide that occurred today in the city's downtown. Police say they responded to the 1500 block of Brunswick Street around 9:15 a.m.
Nova Scotia's favourite baby name in 2021 is Olivia

Nova Scotia's favourite baby name in 2021 is Olivia

HALIFAX — The favourite baby name in Nova Scotia in 2021 is Olivia. Olivia replaces Oliver, which was the top baby name in the province in 2020.
Nova Scotia's first Black judge retiring after 34 years on family court

Nova Scotia's first Black judge retiring after 34 years on family court

HALIFAX — The first African Nova Scotian appointed to the province's judiciary is leaving the bench after 34 years. Family court of Nova Scotia Judge Corrine Sparks will officially retire on Friday. A native of Lake Loon, N.S.
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