Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Eastern Zone and two Transit Cape Breton routes

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Eastern Zone and two Transit Cape Breton routes ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of a potential exposure to COVID-19 at a location in Eastern Zone and two Transit Cape Breton routes. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications […]

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Blue-Green Algae Confirmed in Shubenacadie-Grand Lake

**** ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE CHANGE Release Blue-Green Algae Confirmed in Shubenacadie-Grand Lake Testing has confirmed the presence of blue-green algae at Shubenacadie-Grand Lake consistent with levels that are dangerous to dogs. Testing has found that pesticides and other contaminants were below detectable levels. As a result, the Department of Environment and Climate Change is issuing a blue-green […]

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New COVID-19 Case at Halifax School

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New COVID-19 Case at Halifax School —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting one COVID-19 case today, June 16, connected to Prospect Road Elementary, Hatchet Lake, in Central Zone. The school will be closed to students until Monday, June 21, to allow for testing of close contacts and a deep cleaning of the […]

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Public Health Mobile Unit provides additional COVID-19 testing in West Hants & HRM

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Unit provides additional COVID-19 testing in West Hants & HRM Public Health’s mobile unit will be offering testing in West Hants and HRM this week in an effort to keep COVID-19 under control in Nova Scotia. Public Health’s mobile units provide easier access to testing for rural and […]

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Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency to continue to provide bottled water to residents in the Shubenacadie Grand Lake area

**** HRFE Release Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency to continue to provide bottled water to residents in the Shubenacadie Grand Lake area ​  Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency will continue to provide bottled water to residents who draw water from the Shubenacadie Grand Lake area and are impacted by the blue green algae advisory. ​ […]

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Cove 24 inch Built-in Dishwashers recalled due to Fire Hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Cove 24 inch Built-in Dishwashers recalled due to Fire Hazard   Common name: Cove 24 inch Built-in Dishwashers Product description: This recall involves Cove Appliance, Inc., 24 inch (60.9 centimetres) built-in dishwashers, Model Numbers DW2450 and DW2450WS. The affected dishwashers have serial numbers 20000100 through 20044445. The recalled dishwashers are identifiable by […]

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RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Monika Elizabeth Selig

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 32-year-old Monika Elizabeth Selig, who was reported missing from Lower Sackville on June 13. Selig is described as white, 5-foot-7, 160 pounds and has brown hair and hazel eyes. Selig was last seen wearing a black and grey wig, a […]

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Eight New Cases of COVID-19, 13 recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eight New Cases of COVID-19, 13 recoveries —————————————————————- Today, June 16, Nova Scotia is reporting eight new cases of COVID-19 and 13 recoveries. Five of the cases are in Central Zone. Four are close contacts of previously reported cases and the other is under investigation. Three cases are in Eastern Zone. […]

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RCMP disrupts drug trafficking ring, seizes significant quantity of drugs and firearms

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP disrupts drug trafficking ring, seizes significant quantity of drugs and firearms As the result of an 11-month investigation beginning in March 2020, the RCMP has disrupted a drug trafficking ring and charged 14 people with approximately 100 offences. Police also have seized a significant quantity of drugs, firearms and money. […]

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Driver Road Tests Resume with Cancelled Appointments Rebooked First

**** ACTIVE TRANSIT Release Driver Road Tests Resume with Cancelled Appointments Rebooked First —————————————————————- As the province continues to reopen, the Registry of Motor Vehicles is starting to rebook driver road tests today, June 16, the first day of Phase 2 of the province’s reopening plan. About 4,000 cancelled appointments are being rebooked before new […]

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