Premier Proclaims HMCS Kootenay Day

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Premier Proclaims HMCS Kootenay Day————————————————————- Premier Stephen McNeil has proclaimed today, Oct. 23, as HMCS Kootenay Day in Nova Scotia in remembrance of the worst peacetime accident in the history of the Royal Canadian Navy.On Oct. 23, 1969, nine crewmen died and 53 were seriously injured after an explosion at […]

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Cst. Heidi Stevenson’s name was unveiled on the Wall of Honour at Nova Scotia RCMP Headquarters

**** RCMP Media Release Cst. Heidi Stevenson’s name was unveiled on the Wall of Honour at Nova Scotia RCMP Headquarters in Dartmouth during a private ceremony for family and invited guests. Etched in stone on the granite memorial wall of the Nova Scotia RCMP Headquarters are the names of those Nova Scotia RCMP members who […]

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A rally in solidarity with Mi’kmaq Fisher folks took place in Grand Parade

A rally in solidarity with Mi’kmaq Fisher folks took place in Grand Parade. “We are all Treaty people and it is our duty to uphold Mi’kmaq treaty rights.” They are calling for the DFO to uphold the 1752 treaty of peace and friendship and the Marshal decision to support the Mi’kmaq right to a moderate […]

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RCMP officer helping women in Iraq

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP officer helping women in Iraq RCMP Supt. Marie-Claude Côté is in Iraq on an international peacekeeping assignment to help improve women’s participation within the security sector.   The desire to broaden her horizons prompted RCMP Supt. Marie-Claude Côté to consider international police peacekeeping. The 26-year RCMP veteran joined the Combined Joint […]

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Keep Your Pets Safe in an Emergency: 8 Things You Need to Know

**** NS SPCA Release (By Judy Layne) It is National Pet Preparedness Month! Are you and your pet ready if disaster strikes?  The best way to protect your family is to have a plan in place Keep Your Pets Safe in an Emergency: 8 Things You Need to Know Emergencies come in many forms – […]

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Safety in the kitchen – Fire Prevention Week 2020

**** HRFE Media Release Safety in the kitchen – Fire Prevention Week 2020 ​ Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) is encouraging residents to assess their kitchen for fire safety.​ ​ National Fire Prevention Week runs from Oct. 4-10 and the theme this year is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” ​ Kitchen fires are […]

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