Four people in Southwestern Nova Scotia were sentenced to pay a combined $70K for unlawful transport of halibut, possession of undersized halibut and for obstructing fishery officers

**** DFO Media Release Four people in Southwestern Nova Scotia were sentenced to pay a combined $70K for unlawful transport of halibut, possession of undersized halibut and for obstructing fishery officers.   One of these individuals is banned from fishing any species except lobster for the next three years. Items seized during the investigation, including […]

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EMO Hurricane Fiona Update

**** EMO Release Hurricane Fiona Update ————————————————- ———————————————— The following is a provincial hurricane Fiona update for today, September 24. Hurricane Fiona made landfall shortly after 3 a.m. today and is expected to have continued impacts across Nova Scotia. Assessments are underway, but the effects appear to be greatest in Cape Breton. Wind gusts ranging […]

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Members of the public, especially recreational watercraft users, reminded of Controlled Access Zone in Halifax Harbour alongside Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Dockyard

**** Navy Media Release HMC Dockyard Controlled Access Zone  Members of the public, especially recreational watercraft users, reminded of Controlled Access Zone in Halifax Harbour alongside Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Dockyard Government of Canada-ordered Controlled Access Zones exist in several locations within Halifax Harbour. The purpose of these buffer zones is to ensure the safety […]

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Traffic is currently delayed on Hwy. 1 in #MountUniacke near Pentz Dr. due to a developing forest fire

**** Info via RCMP (photos via Stephen Kerr) Traffic is currently delayed on Hwy. 1 in #MountUniacke near Pentz Dr. due to a developing forest fire. Motorists are asked to avoid the area to allow emergency crews to do their work. Traffic will be impacted for a number of hours. Info via DNR regarding Mt […]

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Penhorn Beach closed to swimming

**** HRM Media Release Penhorn Beach closed to swimming ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Penhorn Beach in Dartmouth is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water. ​ Penhorn Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal […]

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Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Montréal and Halifax will return to their homeport of Halifax

**** Navy Media Release Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Montréal and Halifax, and their ships’ companies of 239 and 253 respectively, will return to their homeport of Halifax, N.S. after successfully completing their deployments on Operation REASSURANCE, in support of NATO assurance and deterrence measures in European waters. These deployments mark the first Operation REASSURANCE deployment for HMCS Montréal, […]

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New Indigenous spiritual symbols for military headstones are unveiled at the National Military Cemetery

**** DND Media Release New Indigenous spiritual symbols for military headstones are unveiled at the National Military Cemetery ​ During a solemn ceremony at the National Military Cemetery (NMC) at Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) unveiled the first two symbols representing Indigenous spirituality for military headstones. The two symbols are the […]

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Police responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of Sylvia Ave/ Herring Cove Rd., Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Assault with a weapon ​ Members of the Patrol Division and General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred this morning in Halifax. ​ At approximately 12:45 a.m. police responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of Sylvia Ave/ Herring […]

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Yesterday, 46 tickets were issued to drivers for speeding, failing to move over for emergency vehicle and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 46 tickets to drivers ​ Yesterday, 46 tickets were issued to drivers for speeding, failing to move over for emergency vehicle and other vehicle-related offences. ​ The Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued a number of tickets for motor vehicle-related offences. Officers issued 46 summary offence tickets: 21 for […]

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