Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Out of an abundance of caution, and given the current […]

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Highway 102 is closed inbound towards Halifax at the interchange of highway 101

**** RCMP Media Release Traffic Advisory via RCMP: Highway 102 is closed inbound towards Halifax at the interchange of highway 101. This closure is due to a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer. It is expected that the highway will be closed for several hours.​ (Photo contributed)

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Statement regarding privacy and filming rules in municipally-owned arenas​

**** HRM Media Release Statement regarding privacy and filming rules in municipally-owned arenas​ The following is a municipal statement regarding privacy and recording rules in municipally-owned arenas: Due to public health restrictions that prohibit spectators in facilities, including arenas, and recent changes permitting games, the municipality has received intense interest to record and livestream in […]

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One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 —————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 26, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,592 Nova […]

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RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of firearms that occurred at a home on South St. in Springhill

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of firearms that occurred at a home on South St. in Springhill. Sometime between January 16 and 11 a.m. on January 23, the suspect(s) entered the home, broke into a gun safe and left with three firearms. One of the […]

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Thursday January 28, 2021 is Bell Let’s Talk Day!

**** Info via Bell Thursday January 28, 2021 is Bell Let’s Talk Day! On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell donates 5 cents to Canadian mental health programs for every applicable text, local or long distance call, tweet or TikTok video using #BellLetsTalk, every Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube view of the Bell […]

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Province Supports Municipal Collaboration

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Release Province Supports Municipal Collaboration—————————————————————-Nova Scotians want to live in communities that are vibrant and sustainable, and more collaboration between local governments can help make the places we call home stronger. That is why the province is investing in municipal efforts to work together in new ways more frequently.The new Municipal Innovation […]

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Frankville man charged with child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release Frankville man charged with child pornography offencesThe RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a 36-year-old Frankville man for child pornography offences.On January 21, investigators arrested the accused without incident and searched a Frankville home after receiving information from the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre (NCECC).The accused has been […]

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Minimum Wage Increasing April 1

**** LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION Release Minimum Wage Increasing April 1—————————————————————Nova Scotia’s minimum wage is increasing on April 1.Today, Jan. 26, Labour and Advanced Education Minister Lena Metlege Diab announced that government has accepted the Minimum Wage Review Committee’s recommendation that minimum wage increase by 30 cents, plus the national consumer price index, which is 10 cents […]

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Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement in relation to a recent investigation:

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police’s statement on a recent investigation ​ Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement in relation to a recent investigation: ​ “On December 2, 2020, after receiving a referral and information from a federal and US partner agency, HRP initiated an investigation into potential possession and distribution of child […]

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