If you’re visiting our shores, stay back from the water and off the black rocks

Via RCMP We understand the calling, and John Masefield wrote it best, “I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky.” In an instant, shorelines can turn from beautiful to deadly. If you’re visiting our shores, stay back from the water and off the black rocks.  

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RCMP charge four people in relation to a human trafficking investigation

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge four people in relation to a human trafficking investigation ​ Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit has charged four people with Intimidation of a Justice System Participant in relation to human trafficking that occurred in the Yarmouth area. ​ On January 22, Yarmouth Rural RCMP began an investigation after receiving […]

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Update: Police arrest two people involved in Cole Harbour stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Police arrest two people involved in Cole Harbour stabbing ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has arrested two people in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Cole Harbour on January 28. ​ On Saturday, at approximately​ 1:29​ p.m., Halifax District RCMP and EHS responded to a report of […]

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Shubenacadie Sam Ready to Greet Visitors

**** DNR Release Shubenacadie Sam Ready to Greet Visitors Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate Groundhog Day with Shubenacadie Sam – in person and virtually – for the groundhog’s annual forecast from Shubenacadie Wildlife Park on Thursday, February 2. Shubenacadie Wildlife Park’s well-known groundhog will emerge from a burrow at 8 a.m. People may attend […]

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Helping Animals Find their “Fur”ever Homes

**** NS SPCA Release Helping Animals Find their “Fur”ever Homes Funding from PetSmart Charities of Canada™ aided adoptions Many families have been able to give second chances to animals from the Nova Scotia SPCA, thanks in part to a $40,000 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada™. The grant helped to prepare more animals for adoption, […]

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Applications Open for Expanded Heating Assistance Rebate Program

**** Service Nova Scotia Release Applications Open for Expanded Heating Assistance Rebate Program ——————————————————- The newly expanded Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) is now accepting applications to help more Nova Scotians than ever with rising home heating costs. On December 14, Premier Tim Houston announced a $100-million funding increase to the program to allow more […]

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Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella issued the following statement regarding the beating death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police statement on Tyre Nichols ​ Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella issued the following statement regarding the beating death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis:​ “The details and video of the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols​ of Memphis and his subsequent death are deeply disturbing. On behalf of Halifax […]

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Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a stabbing in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigate stabbing Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a stabbing in Cole Harbour. On Saturday, at approximately​ 1:29​ p.m., police and EHS responded to a report of a stabbing on Cole Harbour Rd. in Cole Harbour and learned that a 21-year-old man had been stabbed. The man was taken to […]

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Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival recap

Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival recap Downtown Dartmouth was packed as the annual Ice Festival roared to live with chainsaws and fire. The annual festival saw Saturday the busiest day of the event.  Ice carving tutorials and live carvings set with games and live music venues were capped by a dazzling fire show by Luminosity Circus […]

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