Spike belt used to stop impaired driver, suspects flee

**** RCMP Media Release Spike belt used to stop impaired driver, suspects flee ​ At 9 a.m. on July 8, members of Inverness District RCMP responded to a call of a possible impaired driver near a service station on Hwy. 105 in Whycocomagh.​ The caller provided a description of the vehicle. An RCMP officer in […]

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Cst. Myers demonstrated the custom features of RCMP’s new motorcycles

**** RCMP Media Release Cst. Myers demonstrated the custom features of RCMP’s new motorcycles. They help protect road users by giving a clear vantage point to identify motorists at risk of serious/fatal injury (FSI) (eg. not wearing a seat belt & driving distracted, 2 of the leading causes of FSIs). The motorcycles have bluetooth radio […]

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Risk advisory extended to Lake Banook due to possible blue-green algae bloom; Birch Cove Beach closed to swimming

**** HRM Media Release Risk advisory extended to Lake Banook due to possible blue-green algae bloom; Birch Cove Beach closed to swimming The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae bloom in Lake Micmac, the risk advisory is being extended to Lake Banook. Residents are encouraged […]

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Bridge Collapse in Guysborough County

**** Infrastructure Media Release Bridge Collapse in Guysborough County Tittle Bridge, in Guysborough County, collapsed today, July 7, as contractors were moving equipment on the site. One worker was taken to hospital for observation. Tittle Bridge is a steel truss bridge leading to Durrell’s Island, near Canso. The local fire department is providing residents assistance […]

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****TRANSPORTATION/ INFRASTRUCTURE Media Release Bridge Collapse in Guysborough County —————————————————————– Tittle Bridge, in Guysborough County, collapsed today, July 7, as contractors were moving equipment on the site. One worker was taken to hospital for observation. Tittle Bridge is a steel truss bridge leading to Durrell’s Island, near Canso. The local fire department is providing residents […]

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(Update) Halifax District RCMP investigate fatal collision on Highway 3

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigate fatal collision on Highway 3 Halifax District RCMP fatal collision investigation update The RCMP has received new information into an investigation that began on July 7, when a 28-year-old man died following a motor vehicle collision on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. in Hubley. The man who was […]

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HRP: Impaired driving statistics / Vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics for June

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for June ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 28 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of June. ​ Of the 28 drivers, 22 were charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol, three drivers were charged with impaired operation of a […]

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Border Tracking Form for Non-Bubble Travellers to Nova Scotia Now Online

**** HEALTH/Wellness Media Release   Border Tracking Form for Non-Bubble Travellers to Nova Scotia Now Online ————————————————————– Travellers entering Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic Canadian bubble must fill out a tracking and self-declaration form, available at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/alerts-notices/Self-declaration-Form-Tracking-Travellers-to-Nova-Scotia.pdf Non-bubble visitors must provide an address where they will be staying and self-isolating for 14 days and a […]

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Shelburne RCMP charge Halifax man with vehicle theft and cocaine trafficking

**** RCMP Media Release Shelburne RCMP charge Halifax man with vehicle theft and cocaine trafficking ​ On July 2, RCMP members from Barrington and Shelburne Detachments stopped a vehicle on Hwy. 103 for travelling at 165 km/hr. Police determined the vehicle involved had been reported stolen from Hants County. The driver was arrested and was […]

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