Man​ arrested after pointing firearm

**** RCMP Media Release Man​ arrested after pointing firearm Baddeck RCMP have arrested a 49-year-old man with firearm offences and resisting arrest following an incident Thursday night at a residence in Wagmatcook. At approximately 7:27 p.m. on October 22, RCMP​ responded to a call of a man pointing a firearm at another man. When police […]

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Online Dispute Resolution for Family Legal Matters a First in Canada

****JUSTICE/SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA Release Online Dispute Resolution for Family Legal Matters a First in Canada————————————————————-Nova Scotians now have improved access to the courts for resolving family legal matters.The province’s new eCourt pilot program provides an online platform where legal counsel for both parties are able to engage in real time, online exchanges with a judge […]

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Police Investigate a Homicide – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate a Homicide – Dartmouth Update: Update: Primrose Street Homicide ​ Officers have cleared the scene at 24 Primrose St. in Dartmouth Investigators with the Major Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and Forensic Identification Unit are conducting the investigation.​ At 6:27 p.m. on the 22nd of October, Halifax Regional Police […]

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Governments Establish Joint Public Inquiry in Response to April Tragedy

**** JUSTICE Media Release Governments Establish Joint Public Inquiry in Response to April Tragedy————————————————————–The joint public inquiry in response to the April tragedy in Nova Scotia has been established and the commissioners will now begin their work. ​The Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced their intent to establish a comprehensive joint public inquiry in […]

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2020 municipal and CSAP election results released

**** HRM Media Release 2020 municipal and CSAP election results released The Halifax Regional Municipality’s returning officer has officially closed the books on the 2020 municipal and Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) elections. ​ At the conclusion of this process the returning officer is now able to report the candidates with the most total votes: […]

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Treaty Education Partnership Renewed

**** ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS/EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Release Treaty Education Partnership Renewed————————————————————–The province, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey and Millbrook First Nation have renewed a memorandum of understanding creating a partnership to teach treaty education to children in all Nova Scotia schools.​The agreement commits the three partners to teach treaty education in all classrooms and grades and ensures Nova Scotians […]

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Police warn citizens of suspicious phone call

**** HRP Media Release Police warn citizens of suspicious phone call Halifax Regional Police is notifying the public of a recent phone call where the caller identified themselves as a police officer and requested a donation from a citizen. The caller also asked to increase the amount of the donation when the citizen agreed to […]

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Cumberland District RCMP is investigating a complaint of a stolen 2019 white Polaris RZR ATV

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland District RCMP is investigating a complaint of a stolen 2019 white Polaris RZR ATV with attached Nova Scotia licence plate JY375 from a property on Valley Rd. in Westchester Station. The ATV was stolen between 6 p.m. on October 20 and 7 a.m. on October 21. Cumberland District RCMP is […]

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Police charge two people following drug investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people following drug investigation ​ Police have charged two people with multiple offences in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. ​ At approximately 9 a.m. on October 16, investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by patrol officers, stopped a vehicle in the area of Byron Crescent […]

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Commissioner’s Statement: RCMP’s response to the ongoing fisheries dispute in Nova Scotia

**** RCMP Media Release  (Message from Brenda Lucki, Commissioner) Commissioner’s Statement: RCMP’s response to the ongoing fisheries dispute in Nova Scotia Today, I’d like to provide a brief statement outlining how the RCMP is responding to the evolving situation in Nova Scotia related to the lobster fishery, including how we are responding to the related […]

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