Nova Scotia RCMP refer death of man to Serious Incident Response Team after officers discharged firearms while responding to an incident involving a handgun

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP refer death of man to Serious Incident Response Team after officers discharged firearms while responding to an incident involving a handgun Earlier this evening​ Halifax District RCMP responded to a residence in Eastern Passage for a call of an armed man who was uttering threats. When police arrived, […]

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Spike belt used to stop impaired driver, suspects flee

**** RCMP Media Release Spike belt used to stop impaired driver, suspects flee ​ At 9 a.m. on July 8, members of Inverness District RCMP responded to a call of a possible impaired driver near a service station on Hwy. 105 in Whycocomagh.​ The caller provided a description of the vehicle. An RCMP officer in […]

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Antigonish man charged in two separate historical sexual assaults

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish man charged in two separate historical sexual assaults The RCMP has laid sexual assault charges in two separate incidents in Antigonish County and is reaching out to the community, in the event there are additional victims. Stephen Lawrence Kirk, 52, of Antigonish has been charged with one count of Sexual […]

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No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————– Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, will provide an update today, July 9, at noon. This update will be livestreamed on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast . —————————————————————– As of today, July 9, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. No new […]

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Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia call for Wellness Fund project proposals

**** NSHA Media Release Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia call for Wellness Fund project proposals Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia are simplifying their Wellness Fund Proposal process to accommodate community groups impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our communities will face huge challenges on the back end of this crisis that we […]

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Halifax Transit encourages weating masks during bus / ferry rides

**** Via Halifax Transit (Updated daily) “In support of public health recommendations, we strongly encourage our riders to wear masks when possible. To help, we’ll be handing out free masks at terminals around Halifax. Today, we’ll be at Mumford Terminal from 6:30-8:00 am – come see us & please #wearamask on transit!”

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(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​UPDATE: Patient has been located Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public assistance in locating 32-year-old Jeanette Theriault who has gone missing from a Dartmouth Hospital. ​ Jeanette Theriault has brown eyes, long brown hair that curls at the ends and […]

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Cst. Myers demonstrated the custom features of RCMP’s new motorcycles

**** RCMP Media Release Cst. Myers demonstrated the custom features of RCMP’s new motorcycles. They help protect road users by giving a clear vantage point to identify motorists at risk of serious/fatal injury (FSI) (eg. not wearing a seat belt & driving distracted, 2 of the leading causes of FSIs). The motorcycles have bluetooth radio […]

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