(ENDED) Severe thunderstorm watch in effect (heat warning continues)

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED Severe thunderstorm watch in effect Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing heavy rain. A cluster of thunderstorms continue to slowly move to the east-southeast across central Lunenburg, Kings and Hants counties. Heavy rain, frequent lightning and small hail are […]

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Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call (Shooting) in Dartmouth ​ On July 10th, 2021 shortly before midnight Halifax Regional Police officers were on an unrelated call in the area when they heard what sounded like multiple gunshots near Catherine Street and Lahey Road, Dartmouth. ​ Several officers attended the area immediately and located a man […]

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Construction Zone Safety / Police issue 63 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Construction Zone Safety ​ Halifax Regional Police is reminding everyone to do their part to ensure the safety of those who are working on our roadways this summer. ​ Summer is a peak time for construction projects. Without a doubt, you’ll come across a construction crew on our roads and highways […]

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Canadian kids’ creativi-T leads to 14 names for our new foals

**** RCMP Media Release Canadian kids’ creativi-T leads to 14 names for our new foals The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is happy to announce the winners of the 2021 Name the Foal contest. For the second consecutive year, the contest provided families with a fun and entertaining activity to do together during these continued challenging times. After […]

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This Safety and Health Week, NSP reminding Nova Scotians to stay away from electrical equipment and infrastructure

**** NSP Release Our electricity system spans Nova Scotia, with power lines, substations, hydro dams, transmission towers, and power plants in communities across the province. This Safety and Health Week, we’re reminding Nova Scotians to stay away from our electrical equipment and infrastructure. Electricity can be extremely dangerous. Please respect all warning signs—they are there […]

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Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 7th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 7th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HANTS COUNTY: Falmouth Connector, Highway 101, Falmouth […]

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One Death, Six New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Death, Six New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified, State of Emergency Renewed —————————————————————- Today, April 16, Nova Scotia is reporting a death related to COVID-19. A woman over 80 has died in Central Zone. There have now been 67 COVID-related deaths in Nova Scotia. Six new cases of […]

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Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIOBC) To Investigate Historical Matter in Nova Scotia

**** SiRT Media Release Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIOBC) To Investigate Historical Matter in Nova Scotia ​ On September 8, 2020, then Minister of Justice and Attorney General Mark Furey, asked the Serious Incident Response Team to investigate whether there was criminal misconduct by the police during the period before the appeal of Glen Assoun’s […]

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