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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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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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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(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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Police charge woman in relation to incident involving mistreatment of dog ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman in relation to incident involving mistreatment of dog ​ ​ Police have charged a woman in relation to an incident involving mistreatment of a dog that occurred last week in Dartmouth. ​ On July 1 at approximately 5:30 p.m. officers were called to the 600 block of Windmill […]

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Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances Police are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to suspicious circumstances that occurred yesterday. ​ At approximately 2:10 p.m. the occupants of a vehicle travelling northbound on Highway 102 reported that they had just observed a man being assaulted by another man near […]

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Richmond County RCMP warn of phone scam / Commission Warning Investors About Increase in Forex-related Scams

**** RCMP Media Release Richmond County RCMP warn of phone scam Richmond County​ RCMP is warning residents of a phone scam where the caller​ pretends to be a police officer.​ The caller ID shows as a number associated with​ St. Peter’s Detachment,​ 902-535-3023.​ The detachment has recently received​ complaints from residents who have told police […]

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Government Invests in Community Projects to Help Prevent Domestic Violence

**** STATUS OF WOMEN Release Government Invests in Community Projects to Help Prevent Domestic Violence —————————————————————- Eighteen community organizations and groups throughout Nova Scotia are receiving grants to help prevent domestic violence. “Now, more than ever, we understand the need to work together to ensure a strong and resilient approach to the complex issue of […]

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