One man is in custody following a weapons call in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call One man is in custody following a weapons call in Bedford earlier today. On February 16, 2020 at 9:43 a.m., Police responded to a report of a man​ in possession of​ a firearm inside a residence in the 600 block of Rocky Lake Dr. in Bedford.​ Officers […]

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Gearing up to fight lung disease at inaugural Stair Heroes event

**** HRFE Media Release (edited) (EVENT) Gearing up to fight lung disease at inaugural Stair Heroes event Adventure seekers, athletes, families and first responders, attended the first-ever stair climb event in Halifax On February 16th, 2020. The Stair Heroes event, which is a partnership between the Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Halifax Regional Fire […]

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Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Jaimie McPhail​

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 24-year-old who was reported missing from Bible Hill yesterday​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ***** Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Jaimie McPhail​ Colchester RCMP is asking for the​ […]

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Man dies in snowmobile-pickup truck collision

**** RCMP Media Release Man dies in snowmobile-pickup truck collision ​A 60-year-old man from Canaan has died following a collision involving a snowmobile and a pickup truck in Aylesford. A preliminary investigation revealed that the collision happened at approximately 6:30 p.m. on February 14 on Granite Ln. Both the snowmobile rider and the truck driver […]

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RCMP arrest CRA telephone scammers

**** RCMP Media Release On Wednesday, February 12th members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Financial Crime Section, Toronto West Detachment (TWD), in Milton, Ontario, arrested and charged two (2) people in connection to various transnational scams, including the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) telephone scam, the Bank Investigator scam and the […]

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Municipal programs and services on Nova Scotia Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 17

**** HRM Media Release Municipal programs and services on Nova Scotia Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 17 The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that municipal programs and services will operate on a reduced service level on the provincial statutory holiday Nova Scotia Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 17. This year, Nova Scotia Heritage Day will honour […]

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Halifax Regional Police Bully Hotline

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police Bully Hotline Support & advice to address bullying: call or text 902-490-SAVE (7283)  email bullyhotline@halifax.ca The team is available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday. After hours and on weekends, please leave a message and a team member will get back to you the next business day. Students: You don’t […]

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Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment in Halifax

**** HRFE Release Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment in Halifax If you like helping people, appreciate continuous learning, and are physically fit, you may be an ideal candidate for a position as a volunteer firefighter. Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency (HRFE) is dedicated to saving lives and protecting property through fire prevention, fire suppression, and public education. […]

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RCMP received complaints about two different phone scams in Sheet Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release On February 12, Halifax District RCMP received complaints about two different phone scams in Sheet Harbour. Neither scam was successful, but police are sharing this information to help prevent others from being victimized. One call threatened arrest and legal action if the person receiving the call did not provide their SIN. […]

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