Police Investigate Armed Robbery.

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Armed Robbery. On January 20, 2022 at 9:20 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a commercial robbery that took place at the Highfield Video & Variety located at 94 Highfield Park Drive, Dartmouth. It was reported that two suspects entered the store, one produced a black handgun, demanding […]

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UPDATE – Homicide – Prabhjot Singh Katri – Jan 20, 2022

**** Truro Police Release UPDATE – Homicide – Prabhjot Singh Katri – Jan 20, 2022 On January 20th, the Truro Police Service laid 10 additional charges against Marcus Denny.​ The additional charges relate to breach of court conditions, and firearms and weapon offences. ​ Shortly after Denny’s arrest on January 19th, and as part of […]

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Police investigate theft and arson of motor vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate theft and arson of motor vehicle ​ Police are investigating the theft and subsequent arson of a motor vehicle in Dartmouth last year. ​ Police received a report of a motor vehicle that had been stolen from a residence on Demetreous Lane in on the evening of November 17. […]

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18 New Hospital Admissions, 11 Discharges, Three Deaths

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 18 New Hospital Admissions, 11 Discharges, Three Deaths —————————————————— Today, January 20, Nova Scotia is reporting 18 new hospital admissions and 11 discharges. Nova Scotia is also reporting three deaths related to COVID-19: — a woman in her 50s in Central Zone — a woman in her 70s in Northern Zone […]

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New Funding to Protect More Land

**** ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE Change Release New Funding to Protect More Land ————————————————————— The Province, conservation organizations and other partners will receive an additional $1.5 million to protect more natural areas in Nova Scotia, through the federal government’s Canada Nature Fund Target 1 Challenge fund. ​ The Province will distribute the funding to the following organizations for […]

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Community based Citizens on Patrol initiative seeks new volunteers

**** RCMP Media Release Community based Citizens on Patrol initiative seeks new volunteers The community based crime prevention initiative, Citizens on Patrol (COP), is seeking new volunteers province-wide to help keep communities safe. The successful program has been running for decades. The Citizens on Patrol Program is a partnership between police and volunteers that helps […]

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Police charge two men for stunting / RCMP charge a man in multiple thefts from vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for stunting ​ Today, police have charged two men with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit. ​ At approximately 7:45 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 118 in Dartmouth. […]

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Justin Eugene States, 34, of Windsor, who was wanted on a province-wide warrant, turned himself in to police

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant turns himself in Justin Eugene States, 34, of Windsor, who was wanted on a province-wide warrant, turned himself in to police on January 19. States was released on an appearance notice and will appear in Kentville Provincial Court on February 9, 2022 at 9:30 […]

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New Adoption Records Privacy Tool Now Available

**** CNS Media Release New Adoption Records Privacy Tool Now Available —————————————————- Adoptions can be an emotional, sensitive issue. People who have been adopted or birth parents may want to control how their identifying information is shared or may wish to protect their adoption record information. To help people protect or control their private information, […]

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Public Health no longer issuing potential exposures

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health no longer issuing potential exposures Public Health has changed its approach to manage the significant increase in COVID-19 activity across the province. Most Nova Scotians who are positive for COVID-19 will identify and contact their close contacts. As a result, Public Health no longer has the necessary information to […]

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