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Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of tools

**** RCMP Media Release Do you know these two men? Halifax District RCMP is investigating a theft of tools. On September 7, 2022, the two men attended a hardware store, on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville, and stole tools valued at $1,200. An employee of the store was assaulted while attempting to stop the men ...

Police charge man with firearms and drug offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with firearms and drug offences ​ Police have charged a man with weapons and drug offences in relation to a search in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 4:30 p.m. members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of a residence in the ...

Applications for New Fiona-Related Financial Support Open

**** EMO Media Release Applications for New Fiona-Related Financial Support Open ————————————————– The Province has launched a new website where Nova Scotians can now apply for financial assistance in the aftermath of hurricane Fiona. Residents, business owners and non-profit organizations can find details on the types of assistance available and apply at: https://novascotia.ca/hurricane-fiona-support/ “We’re making it ...

Police responded to a robbery at the Walmart on Chain Lake Drive

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery   Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this week in Halifax.   On September 27 at approximately 9:15 p.m. officers responded to a robbery at the Walmart at 220 Chain Lake Drive.  A man entered the store, stole merchandise and assaulted an employee when ...

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**** NS SPCA Release Our hearts are breaking seeing the damage and devastation from Hurricane Fiona. But in tough times like these, it is inspiring to see our community come together. 💙 Thank you to everyone who is working long days and even longer nights to bring comfort and safety to families. We are grateful ...

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this month

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this month. ​ On September 16 at approximately 1:25 p.m. officers responded to a robbery at the Canadian Tire store at 194 Chain Lake Drive. A woman entered the store, stole merchandise, and sprayed an ...

UPDATE: Missing woman located deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located deceased Cynthia Flemming, 32, who was reported missing from Bible Hill on September 2, 2022, was located deceased on September 27, in Truro. The investigation into Cynthia’s disappearance and death is ongoing, with assistance from the Truro Police Service, and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office. ...

Province Calls on Federal Government to Ensure Telecommunications Co-operation, Transparency

**** CNS Media Release Province Calls on Federal Government to Ensure Telecommunications Co-operation, Transparency —————————————————————- Premier Tim Houston is calling on telecommunications companies to be more collaborative with the Emergency Management Office (NSEMO) and transparent with Nova Scotians, and for the federal government to hold them accountable to Atlantic Canadians impacted by hurricane Fiona. Premier ...

Evacuation Begins at Cape Breton SPCA Shelter

**** NS SPCA Release View this email in your browser Evacuation Begins at Cape Breton SPCA Shelter Due to the extreme devastation in Cape Breton from Hurricane Fiona, the Nova Scotia SPCA is starting to relocate animals from their shelter on East Broadway. Five dogs and 27 cats will be transported from Cape Breton to ...

Meteghan RCMP investigating break-in at a church

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP investigating break-in at a church Meteghan RCMP are investigating a break-in that occurred at a church on Hwy. 1 in Church Point. On September 18, 2022, Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of a break-in that had occurred at a church on Hwy. 1 in Church Point. RCMP officers ...

Police continue to seek public assistance locating missing man

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to seek public assistance locating missing man Today marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of Ryan James Jessop and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. Ryan has not been in contact with family members since September 2020. This is out ...

Police are asking for public assistance in the Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police are asking for public assistance in the Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation Investigators with the Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public assistance in obtaining photos or videos from the night of Patrick Wayne Stay’s murder. On September 4 at approximately 12:35 a.m. officers ...

NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test

**** NASA Media Release NASA’s DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test After 10 months flying in space, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) – the world’s first planetary defense technology demonstration – successfully impacted its asteroid target on Monday, the agency’s first attempt to move an asteroid in space. Did you catch ...

Police charge man with robbery and assault with weapon at Halifax Shopping Centre

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with robbery and assault with weapon at Halifax Shopping Centre ​ Halifax Regional Police charged a man in connection with a robbery that occurred on September 26 in Halifax. ​ At 6:30 p.m. on September 26, there was a robbery at the Charm Diamond Centre located at 7001 ...

UPDATE on search for missing Lower Prospect man

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE on search for missing Lower Prospect man The 81-year-old man who was reported missing in Lower Prospect is believed to have been swept out to sea during Post-tropical storm Fiona. On September 24, 2022, Halifax District RCMP​ responded to a report of a missing man. 81-year-old Larry Smith of Lower ...

(Found) Missing person:​ Wilford Henry Ash- LOCATED

**** HRP Media Release Missing person:​ Wilford Henry Ash- LOCATED Update – Wilford Henry Ash has been located.​ Halifax Regional Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance. ...

Missing Person: Armand Okur

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Armand Okur Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 44-year-old man.​ ​ Armand Okur was last seen in the area of Caledonia Road in Dartmouth on September 24 and was reported missing to police on September 25. Armand is described as approximately 5’8” to 5’9” tall, ...

Child located after extensive Pictou County search

**** RCMP Media Release Child located after extensive Pictou County search ​ The 4-year-old child who was reported missing on East River East Side Rd. in Springville was located after an extensive search in Pictou County. ​ On September 24, 2022, at approximately 5:25 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP received a report of a 4-year-old ...

Kings District RCMP investigating attempted armed robbery

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP investigating attempted armed robbery Kings District RCMP is investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred at a convenience store on Hwy. 1 in Aylesford. On September 24, 2022, at approximately 6:20 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a report of an attempted armed robbery that had just occurred ...

(Found) Grady was found safe at approximately 9 a.m. this morning

**** RCMP Media Release Update 9:50 a.m. – Grady was found safe at approximately 9 a.m. this morning.   He was located in a field alongside a wooded area about 2 kilometres away from his residence. EHS attended to assess and treat Grady for signs of exposure. Thank you to the ground search and rescue ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Larry Smith

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Larry Smith Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 81-year-old Larry Smith, who was reported missing at approximately 3:25 p.m. today in Lower Prospect. Smith was last spoken to on the evening of September 23. Smith is described small in stature with a ...

HRP are investigating an injured person incident that occurred during the early morning hours in Dartmouth. ​

****HRP Media Release Weapons Call Members of the Patrol Division and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an injured person incident that occurred during the early morning hours in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 1:09 a.m., police responded to a report of a male with a gunshot wound in the 40 block of Hastings Drive. ...

Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire that occurred in the Leamington area of Cumberland County

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire that occurred in the Leamington area of Cumberland County. On September 22, 2022, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Cumberland County District RCMP and the Springhill Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a ...

Antigonish County District RCMP seeking to identify persons of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish County District RCMP seeking to identify persons of interest Antigonish County District RCMP is seeking to identify persons of interest in a break and enter that occurred on Hwy. 316 in Saint Andrews. On June 5, 2022, at approximately 3 a.m., Antigonish County District RCMP responded to a report of ...

Simon Morrison Homicide Added to Rewards Program

**** Justice Media Release Simon Morrison Homicide Added to Rewards Program —————————————————————- The government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the homicide of 18-year-old Simon Morrison of Halifax. Early on April 16, 2022, a shooting on Brunswick Street prompted multiple 911 ...

Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this year and are now releasing the suspect’s photo

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate robbery Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Halifax earlier this year and are now releasing the suspect’s photo. On July 6 at approximately 8:20 a.m. police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience store located at 6130 Chebucto Road. A man entered the ...

Extension for Judge to Conclude Desmond Fatality Inquiry

**** Justice Media Release Extension for Judge to Conclude Desmond Fatality Inquiry ——————————————————- The conclusion of the Desmond Fatality Inquiry has been extended to allow Judge Warren Zimmer to continue his work. The new date is December 31, though the final report is expected to be complete before then. The extension, from September 30, was ...

Guysborough County District RCMP seeking information in mischief investigations

**** RCMP Media Release Guysborough County District RCMP seeking information in mischief investigations Guysborough County District RCP is seeking information to further multiple mischief investigations, that they believe are related, in relation to incidents that occurred in Lincolnville and Upper Big Tracadie. On September 17, 2022, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Antigonish County District RCMP received ...

Police responded to a sudden death this morning in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to sudden death   Police responded to a sudden death this morning in Dartmouth. At approximately 10:15 a.m. police responded to a report of an unresponsive person behind a business in the 0-100 block of Tacoma Drive in Dartmouth. Officers attended and located a man who was deceased. The ...

RCMP continue to investigate the disappearance of Kenley Matheson

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP continue to investigate the disappearance of Kenley Matheson Today marks 30 years since the disappearance of 20-year-old Allan “Kenley” Matheson from Wolfville. In September 1992, Kenley was a student at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. During his first two weeks of university, he had travelled with some friends to Corkum’s ...

Report Released Re: Charge Against RCMP Officer

**** SiRT Media Release Report Released Re: Charge Against RCMP Officer ———————————————————————- The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today in relation to an RCMP officer charged with obstruction. On May 16, 2022, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP regarding an incident that occurred on May 14th, 2022, on Highway 104. After ...

RCMP charge men in incidents in Antigonish and Pictou Counties

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge men in incidents in Antigonish and Pictou Counties Antigonish County District RCMP and Pictou County District RCMP charge two men in a break-in that occurred in Antigonish. On September 18, 2022, at approximately 7:40 a.m., Antigonish County District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a construction ...

Police charge man with multiple incidents of property damage

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with multiple incidents of property damage ​ Police have charged a man in relation to multiple incidents of property damage that occurred in Halifax last week. ​ On September 15 at approximately 12:15 a.m. officers responded to the 5600 block of Spring Garden Road for reports of a ...

Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant 

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant  West Hants District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in a robbery from June 2022 and who has since failed to comply with conditions of his release. ​ Andrew Scott Barker,​ 45, of Brooklyn, is charged with Robbery, Possession of ...

Province Sets Offshore Wind Target

**** CNS Media Release Province Sets Offshore Wind Target —————————————————————– The Province has set a target to offer leases for five gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 to support its budding green hydrogen industry. “Setting this target sends a clear signal to the world that Nova Scotia is open for business and becoming an ...

UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in homicide investigation

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in homicide investigation ​ The Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in relation to a homicide investigation in East Preston. ​ On August 30, 2022, at approximately​ 6:45 p.m., Halifax District RCMP ...

Halifax Regional Police responded to a Weapons call at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons complaint  At 12:43 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a Weapons call at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, 1796 Summer Street Halifax, for a report of a male patient brandishing a knife.  The hospital did activate a security lock down. Multiple officers responded and quickly located and detained the patient ...

Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Dartmouth At 7:46 p.m., on the 17th of September, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter with possible gunshots, in the 0-100 block of Faulkner Street Dartmouth.​ ​ Three males were observed fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.​ ​ Multiple patrol officers and ...

Annapolis District RCMP arrest man for weapons offences

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP arrest man for weapons offences Annapolis District RCMP, with assistance from Digby RCMP, has arrested a man for weapons offences following an incident in Cornwallis Park. On September 15, 2022, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP received a report of an agitated man in a driveway on ...

Lunenburg District RCMP arrests woman in dangerous boating incident

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP arrests woman in dangerous boating incident Lunenburg District RCMP has arrested a woman after a dangerous boating incident in East River Point. On September 15, 2022, at approximately 4:20 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report of a woman who was falsely activating the emergency beacon on ...

(Found) Missing Person: Bonnie Lee Andrews – LOCATED

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Bonnie Lee Andrews – LOCATED Update – Bonnie Lee Andrews has been located.​ Halifax Regional Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance ...

Police are investigating an assault and an arson that occurred in Halifax overnight

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault and arson ​ Police are investigating an assault and an arson that occurred in Halifax overnight. ​ At approximately 11:55 p.m. last night, officers responded to the 5600 block of Kaye Street to a report of an assault. A man threw an object at another man who was ...

Police are investigating an arson that occurred in Halifax last night

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate arson   Police are investigating an arson that occurred in Halifax last night. At approximately 10 p.m. officers responded with members of Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency to a fire at the café inside the Public Gardens at 5771 Spring Garden Road. There were no reported injuries, and the ...

Eisner Cove Appeals Dismissed

**** CNS Media Release Eisner Cove Appeals Dismissed —————————————————————- Environment and Climate Change Minister Timothy Halman has dismissed two appeals of an approval related to a portion of wetland in the Eisner Cove-Mount Hope area of Dartmouth. After a thorough review and analysis of the appellants’ claims and the A.J. LeGrow Holdings Ltd. application, the ...

Kings District RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire at a building on Main St. in Wolfville

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP is investigating a suspicious fire at a building on Main St. in Wolfville ​ On September 16, at approximately 5:20 a.m., Kings District RCMP and the Wolfville Fire Department responded to a fire at a building on Main St. in Wolfville. RCMP officers learned that the building is ...

Police investigate robbery Charm Diamond 

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Charm Diamond  At approximately 5:48 PM,  Halifax Regional Police received multiple 911 calls, reporting that there were two gun shots heard near Charm Diamond Center within MicMac Mall, situated at 21 MicMac Bvld, Dartmouth. Members of Patrol Division responded and secured the scene .  It has been determined ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax earlier this year

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax earlier this year. At the time of the assault, the man posed as a loss prevention officer at a department store. On July 15 police received a report of a ...

Police investigate assaults and property damage

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assaults and property damage   Police are investigating assaults and incidents of property damage that occurred in Halifax early this morning.   At approximately 12:15 a.m. officers responded to the 5600 block of Spring Garden Road for reports of a man who was damaging property and assaulting people. He ...

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assault Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth. Police received a report of a sexual assault that occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. on the pathway near Jayden Dive and Elwin Crescent. A man approached a 15-year-old girl who was not known to him and ...

Missing Person: Amos Chika Amos-Esonwanne

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Amos Chika Amos-Esonwanne Halifax Regional Police is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 23-year-old man.​ Amos Chika Amos-Esonwanne was last heard from in June and was reported missing to police earlier this week. Amos is described as a Black man, approximately 6’ tall, with short black hair and brown ...

Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter ​ Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred in Halifax earlier this month. ​ On September 5, police received a report of a break and enter that had occurred at a residence on Rufus Avenue. Sometime between September 3 and 5, suspect(s) broke into ...

Halifax Regional Police have charged two people in relation to an incident that occurred earlier this year at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people in relation to incident at a correctional facility   Halifax Regional Police have charged two people in relation to an incident that occurred earlier this year at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth.   On July 18, police received a report of an assault that had ...

Lunenburg District RCMP has charged a man and arrested another, after a theft of multiple Sea Doos

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP charge man and arrest another after Sea Doo thefts ​ Lunenburg District RCMP has charged a man and arrested another, after a theft of multiple Sea Doos on Hwy. 325 in Oakhill. ​ On September 10, 2022, at approximately 11:50 a.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 3 Glenmore Avenue, Halifax / 2709 Highway 7, Lake Echo

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 3 Glenmore Avenue, Halifax September 5, 2022 This fire involved a single unit dwelling.  There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be smoking material.  The area of origin was determined to be a recreation room. There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of ...

Toronto – Devastating Loss of An Officer By Ron Fanfair

**** Toronto Police Release Devastating Loss of An Officer By Ron Fanfair A Toronto Police officer was allegedly ambushed and fatally shot while on a lunch break during a training exercise. On September 12, at around 2.15 p.m., Constable Andrew Hong, of Traffic Services, stopped in the area of Argentia Rd. and Winston Churchill Blvd. ...

(Caught) Truro Police Service is looking to locate and arrest Claude Levi Maloney

**** Truro Police Release ****Update**** This morning the Truro Police Service arrested Claude Levi Maloney without incident. A warrant was issued for Mr. Maloney as he is the suspect in a serious assault which occurred Friday, September 9, 2022, in downtown Truro. Mr. Maloney is currently in Truro Police custody and will appear in Provincial ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The​ 49-year-old man who was reported missing from Bloomington today has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Annapolis District RCMP investigating serious ATV collision / Pictou County District RCMP respond to swimmers in distress

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP investigating serious ATV collision Annapolis District RCMP is investigating a serious collision that occurred on a trail near Hwy. 10 in New Albany. On September 10, at approximately 12:50 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP, fire services, and EHS responded to a report of a collision on a trail near Hwy. 10 ...

Police lay charges in Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation 

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation  Police have charged a man in relation to the homicide of Patrick Wayne Stay that occurred earlier this month in Halifax. At approximately 12:35 a.m. on September 4, officers located a man who had been stabbed in the area of the 1600 block of ...

Today marks the 21st anniversary of 9/11

**** HRP Media Release Today marks the 21st anniversary of 9/11   We remember those who lost their lives & salute the brave first responders who faced unimaginable hazards to rescue lives that day & who worked tirelessly in the long & difficult recovery efforts. . Via HRFE – We remember the victims of the ...

Police responded to a call for a commercial robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Armed Robbery. On September 11, 2022 at 2:20 am Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a commercial robbery that took place at the Needs Convenience located at 33 Herring Cove Road, Halifax. It was reported that a suspect entered the store, produced a black handgun, demanding money.  ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe The​ 12-year-old youth who was reported missing from Port Hawkesbury this evening has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing child located

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing child located The 7-year-old child who was reported missing from New Minas this evening has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police arrest man in the homicide of Patrick Wayne Stay

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man in the homicide of Patrick Wayne Stay Investigators in the Criminal Investigation Division have arrested a man in relation to the homicide of Patrick Wayne Stay. At approximately 12:35 a.m. on September 4, officers located a man who had been stabbed in the area of the 1600 block of Lower ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing woman located deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located decease Cynthia Flemming, 32, who was reported missing from Bible Hill on September 2, 2022, was located deceased on September 27, in Truro. The investigation into Cynthia’s disappearance and death is ongoing, with assistance from the Truro Police Service, and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office. . ...

Police are asking for public assistance in the Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police are asking for public assistance in the Patrick Wayne Stay homicide investigation Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a cellphone. On September 4 at approximately 12:35 a.m., police located a man in the 1600 block of Lower Water Street who had ...

HRP’s Operation Fall-Back highlights community safety

**** HRP Media Release HRP’s Operation Fall-Back highlights community safety   As students arrive for a new school year, Halifax Regional Police’s Operation Fall-Back campaign is now underway. During this time, officers will highlight public safety in university neighbourhoods through education and patrols. Since its launch in 2004, HRP’s Operation Fall-Back campaign has focused on ...

Truro Police Service patrol officers received a call of a suspicious person on Braemar Court

***’ Truro Police Release Overnight, shortly after 3 am, Truro Police Service patrol officers received a call of a suspicious person on Braemar Court. Officers responded and apprehended a 27-year-old male from Truro for breaking into vehicles. The male is facing charges of breaching a conditional sentence order and for trespassing at night. We encourage ...

Cumberland County District RCMP investigating another suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP investigating another suspicious fire Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating another suspicious fire that in River Phillip. On September 9, 2022, at approximately 2:20 a.m., Cumberland County District RCMP and the Collingwood Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at an old church ...

Death of Her Majesty The Queen

**** Lt-Gov Release Death of Her Majesty The Queen —————————————————————- The Lieutenant-Governor has received official word confirming the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada. On behalf of all Nova Scotians, the Lieutenant-Governor extends his deepest condolences to His Majesty The King and all members of the Royal Family. Queen Elizabeth II’s ...

Protecting Native Species of Fish in Nova Scotia

**** FISHERIES Media Release Protecting Native Species of Fish in Nova Scotia ———————————————————- The government is taking steps to protect Nova Scotia’s native species of fish, including Atlantic salmon and brook trout. This weekend, staff from the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture will use a fish pesticide called rotenone in Dobsons Lake, Guysborough County, to ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery   Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax early this morning.   At approximately 4:15 a.m. police received a report that a robbery had occurred at the Irving located at 599 Prospect Road. A man, with what appeared to be a firearm, entered the store, demanded ...

RCMP Member Charged with Obstruction

**** SiRT Media Release RCMP Member Charged with Obstruction —————————————————————————— The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has laid a charge of obstruction against a member of the RCMP. On May 16, 2022, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP after receiving a complaint of a member obstructing a peace officer in the execution of their ...

SiRT released its report today regarding an investigation into the June 1, 2022, incident involving a 16-year-old youth /Statement from Inspector Jeremie Landry, Halifax District Policing Officer, in response to RCMP member charged with Obtstructing a Peace Officer

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against RCMP Officer —————————————–   The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding an investigation into the June 1, 2022, incident involving a 16-year-old youth. On that date, RCMP officers responded to a 911 call to attend a residence in the Annapolis Valley where ...

Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last week

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate robbery Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last week and are releasing the suspect’s photo. On September 2 at approximately 10 a.m. police responded to a robbery in progress in the parking lot near 80 Mawiomi Place. A man with what was believed ...

Digby RCMP stop active incident and charge man in attempted stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release Digby RCMP stop active incident and charge man in attempted stabbing Digby RCMP stopped an active incident and charged a man in an attempted stabbing on Mount St. in Digby. On September 6, 2022, at approximately 3:05 p.m., an RCMP officer was on patrol on Mount St. in Digby when he ...

Review of Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act Complete

**** CNS Media Release Review of Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act Complete ——————————————————– The Province is accepting all recommendations included in the review of its cyberbullying legislation. The review found that the Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act is achieving its goals of protecting citizens from cyberbullying and the non-consensual sharing of intimate images, while striking ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located The​ 17-year-old youth who was reported missing from New Minas on September 7 has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

Amherst Police have charged a 24-year-old Amherst man with mischief/damage to property in relation to destroying flowerbeds in the downtown area

**** Amherst Police Release Amherst Police have charged a 24-year-old Amherst man with mischief/damage to property in relation to destroying flowerbeds in the downtown area. The male is also facing additional charges that include uttering threats, fail to comply with release conditions and weapons charges. Avery Grassing was arrested by police on the morning of ...

Police have charged four people in relation to offences at a construction site in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge four people at construction site in Dartmouth   Police have charged four people in relation to offences at a construction site in Dartmouth earlier today.   This morning at approximately 7:30 a.m. officers responded to reports of a planned demonstration in the area of Mount Hope Avenue near Highway ...

Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 47-year-old Nadine Jacquard, who is missing from a Dartmouth hospital. ​ Jacquard is 5’6″ and 112 pounds, with short straight brown hair, blue eyes, and fair complexion. She was last seen wearing ...

(Caught) Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Man wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested The man who was wanted out of Yarmouth on a province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their shares and re-tweet on social media.     Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant Yarmouth ...

Annapolis District RCMP arrest youth in stabbing

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP arrest youth in stabbing Annapolis District RCMP has arrested a youth in a stabbing that occurred on Main St. in Lawrencetown. On September 4, 2022, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Annapolis District RCMP and EHS responded to a report of a stabbing on Main St. in Lawrencetown. RCMP officers ...

We offer our deepest sympathies to victims and families of the gross and violent murders and injuries in Saskatchewan

**** Via Mayor Savage and HRFE “We offer our deepest sympathies to victims and families of the gross and violent murders and injuries in Saskatchewan yesterday. In Nova Scotia we are particularly aware of the horrors of mass casualties. As the investigation and search unfolds know we are with you in every way.” “HRFE’s flags ...

Over 20 days in and protesting continues at Eisner Cove in Dartmouth

Over 20 days in and protesting continues at Eisner Cove in Dartmouth The wetland off Hwy 111 is being developed for housing but residents in the area say the wetland is vital for wildlife and environmental protection. . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Granville Beach has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the numerous Ground Search and Rescue Teams who searched tirelessly over the last few days in an effort to locate the missing man. The RCMP would also ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Randy Ayotte

**** RCMP Media Release   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Randy Ayotte Kings District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old Randy Ayotte who was last seen on September 4 on Harmony Rd. in South Tremont.   Ayotte is described as 6-foot-2, 140lbs, has brown hair, blue eyes and a moustache. He ...

Update – Police investigate homicide

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate homicide Halifax Regional police are investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning in Halifax and are releasing the victim’s name. At approximately 12:35 a.m., police located in a man in the area of the 1600 block of Lower Water Street who had been stabbed.  The victim was transported to the ...

Fire destroys home in Lake Echo

Emergency crews were on scene of a structure fire in the 2700 block of Lake Echo last night which caused significant damage to a home. No known injuries and the cause of the fire will be investigated. Fire crews were also on scene of a structure fire in Mt Uniacke around the same time. No ...

Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Suspicious Death ​ On September 4th, 2022, at approximately 12:36 a.m., police reported a weapons call in the 1600 block of Lower Water Street.​ Police located a male on scene suffering from injuries consistent with being the victim of a stabbing.​ Victim was transported to the hospital for treatment where he was ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Alma has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Carbon Plan Builds on Successful Record of Reducing Emissions

**** CNS Media Release Carbon Plan Builds on Successful Record of Reducing Emissions —————————————————- Nova Scotia submitted a proposal today, September 2, to the Government of Canada with its recommended plan in response to new federal requirements to price carbon. The plan does not include a carbon tax on Nova Scotia consumers, maintaining the Province’s ...

Third new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship delivered to Canada

**** Navy Media Release Third new Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship delivered to Canada Today, Canada celebrated another milestone in renewing the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) fleet with the delivery of the third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Max Bernays. Built by Irving Shipbuilding Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, this ...

Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery   Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Halifax yesterday afternoon.   At approximately 3:30 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Canadian Tire located at 194 Chain Lake Drive. A man with a golf club and a lit can of ...

This week the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 151 tickets in relation to speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 151 tickets for speeding and other vehicle-related offences This week the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 151 tickets in relation to speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences. Monday to Thursday, members of the HRP Traffic Unit issued 151 summary offence tickets: 35 for speeding, 32 for no insurance, ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday morning. At approximately 10 a.m. police responded to a robbery in progress in the parking lot near 80 Mawiomi Place. A man with a walking stick approached a woman who was exiting her vehicle, threatened her and demanded ...

Lunenburg District RCMP has arrested a man after responding to an incident involving the dangerous operation of a vessel at the Chester Yacht Club

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP arrests man in incident involving the dangerous operation of a vessel Lunenburg District RCMP has arrested a man after responding to an incident involving the dangerous operation of a vessel at the Chester Yacht Club. On September 1, 2022, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a ...

UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit looking for dashcam video in homicide investigation

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit looking for dashcam video in homicide investigation   The Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is looking for dashcam video in relation to a homicide investigation in East Preston. On August 30, 2022, at approximately 6:45 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a ...

Today is the 24th anniversary of the Swiss Air 111 tragedy.

Today is the 24th anniversary of the Swiss Air 111 tragedy. Honour & remember the 229 people who lost their lives onboard and we salute the strength of those who worked tirelessly during the recovery efforts ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing woman located decease

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located decease Cynthia Flemming, 32, who was reported missing from Bible Hill on September 2, 2022, was located deceased on September 27, in Truro. The investigation into Cynthia’s disappearance and death is ongoing, with assistance from the Truro Police Service, and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office. ...

Police charge two people for fraud offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people for fraud offences   Police have charged two people in relation to three incidents of identity fraud in the region last week.   On August 25 at approximately 3:30 p.m. police responded to a fraud in progress at the TD Bank at 1475 Bedford Highway.  A man ...

Statement from Timothy Halman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change

**** CNS Media Release Minister’s Statement on Carbon Plan Deadline —————————————————————- NOTE: The following is a statement from Timothy Halman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change. —————————————————————- Today, Premier Tim Houston, in his role as chair of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, asked the federal government for an extension to the September 2 deadline for ...

RCMP Member Charged with Assault and Choking

**** SiRT Release RCMP Member Charged with Assault and Choking ———————————————————————— The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has laid two charges against a member of the RCMP. On February 21, 2022, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP after receiving a complaint of an alleged assault that had occurred earlier that day. After investigating the ...

CBSA-RCMP joint investigation leads to arrest for weapons and customs offences

**** CBSA Media Release CBSA-RCMP joint investigation leads to arrest for weapons and customs offences  Photo Credit: CBSA – Prohibited weapons seized as a result of an August 10, 2022 search warrant in Amherst, Nova Scotia. A 32-year-old Amherst man was arrested and transported to the Amherst RCMP Detachment. He will be facing a number ...

Committee Recommendations on Collection of Race-Based Police Data

****  Justice Media Release Committee Recommendations on Collection of Race-Based Police Data —————————————————————- The Province is accepting all recommendations by the committee established to review models for gathering race-based information from police stops. The Wortley Report Research Committee’s report, Collection of Race-Based Police Data in Nova Scotia, makes recommendations in the areas of policy development, ...

Kings District RCMP charge man with assault with a weapon in Berwick

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP charge man with assault with a weapon in Berwick Kings District RCMP has charged a man after an incident in a Berwick park on August 26, 2022. On August 26, 2022, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to an attempted armed robbery in a park in ...

The Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide in East Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating homicide   The Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide in East Preston. On August 30, 2022, at approximately 6:45 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Hwy. 7 in East Preston. RCMP officers discovered the body of ...

Police charge man in relation to robbery and weapons incident

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to robbery and weapons incident   Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery and a weapons incident that occurred earlier this week in Halifax.   On August 29 at approximately 9:30 p.m. officers responded to a weapons complaint in the area of Spring ...

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred this weekend in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assault   Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred this weekend in Bedford.   On August 27, police received a report of a sexual assault that occurred in the area of Shore Drive and the Hatchery Lane. At approximately 2:50 p.m., a woman was out for a ...

UPDATE: Pictou County District RCMP charge man with additional sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Pictou County District RCMP charge man with additional sexual offences Pictou County District RCMP has charged a man with additional sexual offences in relation to historical incidents in Plymouth. On June 20, 2022, Pictou County District RCMP received a complaint of a sexual assault that occurred at an equestrian facility ...

The Nova Scotia RCMP has restrained the home of a 46-year-old Halifax man who was charged with drug trafficking and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP restrains lakefront home in relation to proceeds of crime   The Nova Scotia RCMP has restrained the home of a 46-year-old Halifax man who was charged with drug trafficking and firearms offences in 2020 and 2021. On December 9, 2020, the Nova Scotia RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit disrupted a ...

New transitional, supportive housing for men who are exiting correctional facilities after serving their sentences will soon be available in central Halifax

**** CNS Media Release New Supportive Housing in Halifax ——————————————————– New transitional, supportive housing for men who are exiting correctional facilities after serving their sentences will soon be available in central Halifax. The Province has provided a low-interest $1.1-million mortgage to the John Howard Society of Nova Scotia to help the society purchase and renovate ...

Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man during a break-in at a hardware store on Sackville Dr

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest man during break-in Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man during a break-in at a hardware store on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. On August 26, 2022, at approximately 2:15 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a break-in that was actively occurring in the lumber yard of ...

Today is International Day of the Disappeared.

**** HRP Media Release Today is International Day of the Disappeared. Halifax Regional Police is reminding citizens that they can send anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App. ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Barry Albert

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Barry Albert Lunenburg District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 47-year-old Barry Albert, who was last seen August 14 at noon walking on the 325 Hwy. in Oakhill. Albert is described as 5-foot-9, heavy build, dark brown hair and brown eyes. No ...

Police charge man in relation to sexual assault and criminal harassment incidents / Police charge four people for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to sexual assault and criminal harassment incidents Police have laid charges in relation to nine incidents where a man sexually assaulted or criminally harassed women in the Bedford area this month. The incidents occurred between August 9 and 26 in the area of the Kearney Lake ...

(Update) Police investigate suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police investigate suspicious circumstances The man has been identified. The investigation has been concluded with no charges. We thank the public and the media for their concern and assistance. ————————————————————————– Police investigate suspicious circumstances Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred this weekend in Bedford. On August 27, police received ...

Police charge two men for robbery / Digby RCMP charge two people in robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for robbery   Police have charged two men in relation to a robbery that occurred in Halifax last week.   On August 25 at approximately 2:50 a.m. police received a report that a robbery had occurred at the Irving gas station located at 280 Lacewood Drive. A ...

RCMP investigating theft of firearms in East Leicester

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating theft of firearms in East Leicester Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating the theft of firearms from a home on Hwy. 204 in East Leicester. On August 28, 2022, Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a home on Hwy. 204 in East Leicester. ...

Colchester RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision At approximately 1:23 p.m. this afternoon, Colchester County District RCMP were called to a single-vehicle crash on Camden Rd. in Camden. The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) upright near the roadway. The driver, a 36-year-old man from ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Lunenburg earlier today has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Halifax Regional Police refer shooting to SiRT

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police refer shooting to SiRT  Halifax Regional Police have referred an incident involving the discharge of a service weapon that occurred earlier this evening to the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). A 59-year-old man is deceased, and SiRT is investigating the incident.  Today, at approximately 8:35 pm, ...

Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man in relation to a mischief that occurred in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest man after a disturbance at a residence Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man in relation to a mischief that occurred in Cole Harbour. On August 26, 2022, at approximately 12:55 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an altercation and mischief at a home ...

Cumberland County District RCMP investigating numerous suspicious fires

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP investigating numerous suspicious fires   Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating numerous suspicious fires that have occurred over the last three weeks in Cumberland County. On August 5, 2022, at approximately 5:10 a.m., Cumberland County District RCMP and fire responded to a report of a barn fire ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after shots were fired at a home on Partridge River Rd. in East Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating shots fired at a house Halifax District RCMP is investigating after shots were fired at a home on Partridge River Rd. in East Preston. On August 25, 2022, at approximately 8:15 a.m., Halifax District RCMP received a complaint of shots that had been fired at a house ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of Jason MacCullough

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Jason MacCullough Sunday marks the 23rd anniversary of the murder of Jason MacCullough and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case.   Jason, 19, was found deceased on a paved path between 100 and 104 Pinecrest ...

West Hants District RCMP has arrested a man during in a break-in at a brewery on Water St. in Windsor

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP arrest man during break-in West Hants District RCMP has arrested a man during in a break-in at a brewery on Water St. in Windsor. On August 25, 2022, at approximately 11:15 p.m., West Hants District RCMP responded to a break-in that was actively occurring at a brewery ...

UPDATE: West Hants District RCMP lay more charges in stolen property investigation

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: West Hants District RCMP lay more charges in stolen property investigation West Hants District RCMP has laid additional charges against a man, and charged a second man, with stolen property offences. On June 26, 2022, West Hants District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, West Hants District RCMP General Investigation Section, ...

Police are investigating three sexual assaults that occurred in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate sexual assaults   Police are investigating three sexual assaults that occurred yesterday evening in Bedford.   At approximately 7 p.m. police received a report of a sexual assault that occurred on the pathway of Amesbury Gate near Larry Uteck Boulevard. A man approached a woman who was not known ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Western Shore has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Kings District RCMP charge man in robbery, who was unlawfully at large

**** RCMP Media Release   Kings District RCMP charge man in robbery, who was unlawfully at large Kings District RCMP has charged a man, who was unlawfully at large, with robbery after a bank was robbed in Greenwood. On August 23, 2022, at approximately 12:10 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a report of an ...

Cumberland County District RCMP charge two people in assault on police officers

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP charge two people in assault on police officers Cumberland County District RCMP has charged two people in an assault on police officers after multiple incidents in Cumberland County. On August 18, 2022, at approximately 10 p.m., Cumberland County District RCMP were made aware of a GMC Sierra ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery   Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax early yesterday morning.   On August 23 at approximately 1:45 a.m. police received a report that a robbery had occurred at the Needs convenience store located at 33 Herring Cove Road. A man entered the store, produced a ...

RCMP charge two men and a woman with Attempted Murder

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge two men and a woman with Attempted Murder   The Kings District RCMP General Investigative Section has charged two men and a woman with attempted murder after a stabbing on Bishopville Rd. in Bishopville. On August 16, at approximately 8:30 a.m., West Hants District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing ...

(Found) Police request public assistance in locating man missing from correctional facility

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE –  Inmate missing from correctional facility located Ryan Taylor Wilband whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating today has been arrested by RCMP in Greenwood, Nova Scotia. HRP thanks the public and media for their assistance.   Police request public assistance in locating man missing from correctional facility Police are ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Christine Ross

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Christine Ross Cumberland County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 36-year-old Christine Ross, who was reporting missing on August 23, and was last seen on Hwy. 2 in Upper Nappan on August 18. Ross is described as 5-foot-6, 90lbs, has red hair ...

Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Springhill Institution

**** Corrections Services Release Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Springhill Institution On August 11, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the perimeter of Springhill Institution, a medium-security federal institution. The contraband and unauthorized items seized included 244 grams of hash, ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Belleville has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police charge three people with aggravated assault

**** HRP Media Release   Police charge three people with aggravated assault   Police have charged three people in relation to an aggravated assault that occurred in Halifax yesterday.   At approximately 6:15 p.m. police responded to a report of an assault in progress in the 1000 block of South Park Street. Two men and ...

RCMP seeking public assistance in shots fired investigation

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP seeking public assistance in shots fired investigation   The RCMP/HRP Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a report of shots fired in North Preston. Yesterday, at approximately 8 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call regarding shots fired at a house on Willis Ln. ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery   Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax yesterday evening.   At approximately 8 p.m. police received a report that a robbery had occurred near St. Agnes Junior High School located at 6981 Mumford Road in Halifax. A group of approximately 10 youths approached two other ...

Affordable Housing Commission Final Progress Report

**** CNS Media Release Affordable Housing Commission Final Progress Report ————————————————— NOTE: The following is a news release on behalf of the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission. ————————————————— The Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission has released its final progress report on the Province’s efforts to address the urgent need for improved affordable housing. Of the ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Daniel Faulkner

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Daniel Faulkner Lower Sackville RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 42-year-old Daniel Faulkner, who was last seen on Sackville Drive in Lower Sackville at approximately 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. on August 19, 2022. Faulkner is described as 5.9 feet, 280lbs. He has ...

Digby RCMP responded to a call about an injured cyclist who was found laying on Lansdowne Road

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP respond to injured cyclist   On August​ 20,​ at approximately​ 3:30 p.m., Digby RCMP responded to a call about an injured cyclist who was found laying on Lansdowne Road. The cyclist, an 81-year-old man from Savannah, Georgia, was treated by EHS and then transported to Digby General Hospital where he later died. ...

(Found) Update – Missing Youth: located

**** HRP Media Release Update – Missing Youth: located The 16-year-old youth that police requested assistance in locating earlier this morning has been located and is safe. We thank the public and the media for their assistance. ...

Police investigate robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax early this morning. At approximately 1:30 a.m. police received a report that a robbery had occurred at the Shell gas station located at 2616 Robie Street. A man entered the store, assaulted the employee and threatened to stab the ...

Police charge man for impaired driving, drug and weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for impaired driving, drug and weapons offences   Police have charged a man with impaired driving, drug and weapons offences following a single vehicle crash in Halifax on Wednesday evening.   At approximately 8:45 p.m. officers responded to the 2000 block of Old Sambro Road for the report ...

All old-growth forest on Crown land is now protected as part of the Province’s new approach to ecological forestry

**** CNS Media Release All Old-Growth Forest Protected ——————————————————- All old-growth forest on Crown land is now protected as part of the Province’s new approach to ecological forestry. Tory Rushton, Minister of Natural Resources and Renewables, announced an updated old-growth forest policy is effective today, August 18. “Protecting our old-growth forests is part of our ...

Police charge three men with weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three men with weapons offences Police have charged three men with weapons offences in relation to an incident where a number of people were struck by water gel pellets in Halifax last week. On August 12 at approximately 10:30 p.m., police responded to a report of water gel pellets ...

Kings District RCMP arrest woman for assaulting police officer

**** RCMP Media Release   Kings District RCMP arrest woman for assaulting police officer   Kings District RCMP arrested a woman in relation to an assault that occurred in Waterville. On August 16, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Kings District RCMP members were conducting traffic enforcement on Hwy. 101, near Waterville, when they observed a speeding vehicle. An RCMP officer ...

Colchester County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate an ATV taken from a trail near Lilyvale Rd. in Greenfield

“*** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate an ATV taken from a trail near Lilyvale Rd. in Greenfield On August 16, Colchester County District RCMP received a report of an ATV theft that occurred near Lilyvale Rd. in Greenfield. RCMP officers learned that the theft took ...

Fire Investigation Summary for  1269 Barrington Street, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for  1269 Barrington Street, Halifax August 4, 2022 This fire involved a bar/restaurant.  There were no injuries and no fatalities.   The ignition source was determined to be heat from cooking.  The area of origin was determined to be a kitchen.   The cause of this fire is classified as ACCIDENTAL. ...

Police investigate robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Dartmouth. At approximately 9 p.m., police received a report that a robbery had occurred at the No Frills store at 118 Wyse Road. A man entered the store, concealed a number of items and brandished a knife when ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe The​ 15-year-old youth who was reported missing from Harmony on August 16 has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred this weekend

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances   Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred this weekend.   On August 13, police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the area of Kearney Lake near Larry Uteck Boulevard. At approximately 8 p.m., a man approached four youths who were walking on a pathway in ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 124 Moody Park Drive, Williamswood

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 124 Moody Park Drive, Williamswood July 29, 2022 This fire involved a single unit dwelling.   There were no injuries and one fatality. The ignition source was determined to be smoking materials.  The area of origin was determined to be the exterior of structure. . The cause of this ...

Halifax District RCMP, fire services and EHS responded to a report of a 64-year-old man lost in the woods

**** RCMP Media Release On August 10, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Halifax District RCMP, fire services and EHS responded to a report of a 64-year-old man lost in the woods near Pipeline Rd. in Head of St Margarets Bay. Cst. Chris MacEachern, who was dispatched to the scene, first met with a man, known to ...

Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a report of an indecent act that occurred near Salmon River Rd. in Valley

**** RCMP Media Release    RCMP investigating report of indecent act Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a report of an indecent act that occurred near Salmon River Rd. in Valley. Today, at approximately noon, Colchester County District RCMP responded to a report of a man exposing himself near Salmon River Rd. in Valley. RCMP officers learned ...

Memorial Walk – support Devon’s family and friends

Shared on behalf of the organizers “16 year old Devon Sinclair Marsman has been missing since Feb 2022 in Spryfield ,Halifax. There have been no reported sightings of Devon since Feb 25th. Devon’s family have worked tirelessly since his dissapearance,spreading the word and begging people to speak up but still have no answers as we ...

Police have charged a woman in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for break and enter   Police have charged a woman in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Halifax on Sunday evening.   At approximately 7:25 p.m. officers responded to a report of a woman in the area of Sebastian Place attempting to break into homes. ...

(Found) The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Dayspring on August 15 has been found safe

**** RCMP Media Release The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Dayspring on August 15 has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide believed to have occurred on Brian St. in East Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating homicide   Halifax District RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a homicide believed to have occurred on Brian St. in East Preston. This morning, at approximately 2 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious death on Brian St. in East Preston. RCMP officers ...

The Department of Environment and Climate Change has issued three new approvals for pesticide spraying, covering 2,306 hectares

**** CNS Media Releas   Pesticide Spraying Approvals Issued —————————————————————- The Department of Environment and Climate Change has issued three new approvals for pesticide spraying, covering 2,306 hectares. The approvals are for aerial spraying of glyphosate-based products on land for forestry purposes. The approval holders are ARF Enterprises Inc., J. D. Irving Ltd. and Wagner ...

(Found) UPDATE – Missing Person Update: 30-year-old woman found

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE – Missing Person Update: 30-year-old woman found The missing 30-year-old woman whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating last week has been located safe. HRP thanks the public and media for their concern and assistance ​ ...

Operational pause ordered on Royal Canadian Air Force CT-114 fleet

**** DND Media Release Operational pause ordered on Royal Canadian Air Force CT-114 fleet ​ As a result of the accident involving a 431 (Air Demonstration) Squadron CT-114 Tutor aircraft on August 2, 2022 in Fort St. John, B.C. the Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division has ordered an operational pause on the CT-114 fleet. ...

Police lay charges in relation to child pornography investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in relation to child pornography investigation ​ Police have laid charges after conducting a search in Halifax in relation to a child pornography investigation. Investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of an address in Halifax after receiving ...

Police continue to investigate a shooting that occurred last month in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate shooting ​ Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate a shooting that occurred last month in Halifax and are now releasing a photograph of the suspect. ​ At approximately 3:30 a.m. on July 10 officers responded to a shooting ...

Homicide of Lee’Marion Cain Added to Rewards Program

**** Justice Media Release Homicide of Lee’Marion Cain Added to Rewards Program —————————————————————- The government is offering the largest reward ever in its unsolved crimes program in the case of eight-year-old Lee’Marion Cain of North Preston. The reward of $250,000 is $100,000 more than the maximum amount in other cases under the Rewards for Major ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax early this morning. ​ At approximately 4:15 a.m. police received a report that a robbery had occurred at the Circle K convenience store located at 389 Bedford Highway. A man entered the store, demanded money and then fled on ...

RCMP continue to investigate murder of Andrew Morris

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP continue to investigate murder of Andrew Morris Today marks​ 1​ year since the death of Andrew Morris of Eskasoni. On August 9,​ 2021,​ 30-year-old Andrew Carter Morris was found deceased on Beach Rd. in Eskasoni. It was determined he was the victim of a homicide. The Nova Scotia Department of ...

(Found) Update – Missing person located

**** HRP Media Release Update – Missing person located Cecilia Hay has been located safe.​ We thank the public for their assistance. ​ ...

Have you seen this boat and trailer?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this boat and trailer? On August 6, 2022, Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of this boat and trailer being stolen from a property on Hwy. 10 in Nictaux. The theft occurred overnight between August 5 and 6. The boat is blue, 12’ long and has a ...

(Found) Update – Missing Person: located

**** HRP Media Release Update – Missing Person: located The 32-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on August 8 has been located and is safe.​ HRP thanks the public and media for their concern and assistance.   ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a firearms investigation in Dartmouth yesterday

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with firearms offences   Police have charged a man in relation to a firearms investigation in Dartmouth yesterday.   On August 7 at approximately 8:15 p.m. officers arrested a man after a brief foot pursuit in the area of Demetreous Lane in relation to an ongoing investigation and ...

Kings District RCMP charge Greenwood man with sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP charge Greenwood man with sexual offences Kings District RCMP has charged a Greenwood man with a number of sex related offences as a result of an incident near Greenwood on August 4. On August 5, 2022, Kings District RCMP received a complaint concerning inappropriate contact that occurred between ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Alma has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

Police investigate weapons incidents and charge man with weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate weapons incidents and charge man with weapons offences   Police investigated two shootings that occurred in Halifax last night and arrested a man in relation to weapons offences. At approximately 10:30 p.m. police responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Micmac Street and Chisholm Avenue. A ...

Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Unit charge two men with sex and labour trafficking offences

**** RCMP Media Release   Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Unit charge two men with sex and labour trafficking offences ​ The Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Unit has charged two men with Human Trafficking offences as part of Operation Homeward. ​ On June 9, 2022, the Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Unit received information via their Tip ...

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting ​ Police are investigating a shooting that occurred last night in Halifax At 10:32 pm, Police responded to a report of gunshots at Micmac Street / Chisholm Avenue and located​ evidence of a shooting. There were no reported injuries.​ Micmac Street remains closed to traffic at Chisholm Avenue ...

Halifax Regional Police urges peaceful exit from Meagher Park

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police urges peaceful exit from Meagher Park ​ Halifax Regional Police continues to work with Halifax Regional Municipality and other partners in efforts to safely clear an encampment at Meagher Park in Halifax.​ ​ Police continue to respond to calls for service and complaints. Within the last 24 hours, ...

Canada’s Air Task Force – Romania begins NATO Air Policing mission

**** DND Media Release Canada’s Air Task Force – Romania begins NATO Air Policing mission ​ As part of Canada’s support to NATO and European security, Air Task Force Romania (ATF-R) assumed NATO enhanced Air Policing duties today at a ceremony at Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base, alongside the Romanian Air Force, and other allies. ​ ...

(Found) Missing Person: located

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: located The 44-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on August 4 has been located and is safe.​ HRP thanks the public and media for their concern and assistance. ​ ...

High-Risk Offender Notification: Michael Gary Gilbert

**”* HRP Media Release High-Risk Offender Notification: Michael Gary Gilbert ​ In accordance with the Nova Scotia Release of High-Risk Offender Information Protocol, Halifax Regional Police is advising all citizens, particularly those in the Halifax region, that a high-risk offender is residing in our community. ​ Michael Gary Gilbert, 51, has completed a sentence for ...

Police investigate robbery in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery in Dartmouth   At approximately 2 p.m. this afternoon, police responded to a robbery at Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth. Two men entered a jewelry store, smashed a display case, stole jewelry and left the area on bicycles.   Police arrested one man on Prince Albert Road. The ...

UPDATE: Yarmouth Rural RCMP arrest two men in discharge of firearm from a vessel

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Yarmouth Rural RCMP arrest two men in discharge of firearm from a vessel Yarmouth Rural RCMP has arrested two men in relation to a shot being fired from a boat near Chebogue Point. On July 20, 2022, Yarmouth Rural RCMP responded to a complaint of a shot being fired from ...

Annapolis District RCMP charge three impaired drivers in seven hours

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP charge three impaired drivers in seven hours Annapolis District RCMP charged three impaired drivers in less than seven hours on July 31. At approximately 4 p.m. on July 31, 2022, Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of a collision between an SUV and an ATV on Hwy. ...

The fair at Alderney Landing closed early last night after a fight occurred in the area

The fair at Alderney Landing closed early last night after a fight occurred in the area. Via East Coast Amusements of New Brunswick “Due to circumstances beyond our control, we were ordered to close by the Halifax police. ( Gangs of kids fighting in the parking lots) There was NO ride that “fell over”” . ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last night. At approximately 03:38 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a robbery in progress at the Irving Service Station located at 173 Herring Cove Road in Halifax. A man came into the store and produced a sharp ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing woman located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located safe The woman that was reported missing from Bear River earlier today has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

(Found) The woman reported missing has been located and is safe

**** Info via Truro Police Update – The woman reported missing has been located and is safe. ...

Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant West Hants District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who failed to attend Court in relation to an incident that occurred on Hwy. 14 in Upper Vaughan in September 2020. Nathan Owen Armstrong, 34, from Newport, is charged with Uttering Threats ...

Nova Scotia RCMP asks Nova Scotians to watch for, and report, human trafficking

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP asks Nova Scotians to watch for, and report, human trafficking Tomorrow, July 30, is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Human trafficking, which involves the exploitation of people through deception, intimidation, threats or violence, is one of the fastest-growing crimes worldwide, and Nova Scotia has the highest rate ...

HRM Statement regarding fatal fire in the Halifax Regional Municipality

**** HRM Media Release   HRM Statement regarding fatal fire in the Halifax Regional Municipality At approximately 1:20 a.m. on July 29, 2022, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency firefighters were called to a house on fire on Moody Park Drive in the community of Williamswood. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered very heavy fire conditions in a ...

Missing youth: Help the RCMP find Darrien Brown-Westlake

**** RCMP Media Release Missing youth: Help the RCMP find Darrien Brown-Westlake Colchester County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Darrien Brown-Westlake, who was reported missing from Johnson Rd. in Harmony and was last seen on July 28. Brown-Westlake is described as 6-foot, 160 lbs, has a shaved head and brown eyes. Brown-Westlake ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last night. At approximately 9:30 p.m. police received a report that at approximately 8:30 p.m. a robbery had occurred on Brule Street. A man and a woman approached a woman in a parked vehicle who was not known to ...

Pictou County District RCMP is investigating suspicious fires that occurred in both Lyons Brook and St. Pauls

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP investigating suspicious fires Pictou County District RCMP is investigating suspicious fires that occurred in both Lyons Brook and St. Pauls. On July 22, 2022, at approximately 1:40 a.m., Pictou County District RCMP and fire responded to a report of a fire at an old bridge in St. ...

Canadian soldier of the First World War identified

**** DND Media Release Canadian soldier of the First World War identified The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have confirmed the identity of a previously unknown soldier as Company Sergeant-Major David George Parfitt, a Canadian soldier of the First World War. His headstone, in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, France, identified ...

(Update) Update: Missing person found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person found deceased A 62-year-old man from Annapolis Valley First Nation who was reported missing since July 22 has been located deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation into the death is ongoing. ...

Halifax District RCMP arrest youth for dangerous operation of an ATV

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest youth for dangerous operation of an ATV   Halifax District RCMP has arrested a youth who operated an ATV dangerously and injured a peace officer near Moore Rd. in Antrim. On July 18, 2022, at approximately 10:50 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call for assistance from ...

Yarmouth Town RCMP charge man in historical sexual assault

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Town RCMP charge man in historical sexual assault Yarmouth Town RCMP has charged a man in a sexual assault that occurred 20 years ago in Yarmouth. On June 20, 2022, Yarmouth Town RCMP received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred between the fall of 2001 and the ...

Police investigate property damage in Public Gardens

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate property damage in Public Gardens Police are investigating property damage that occurred in the Halifax Public Gardens earlier this week. On July 26, police responded to a report of damage to multiple trees within the Halifax Public Gardens that occurred sometime between 9 p.m. on July 25 and 7 a.m. ...

Windsor Woman Charged After 5 Animals Found in Distress

**** NS SPCA Release Windsor Woman Charged After 5 Animals Found in Distress Kendra Mclellan, 27, from Windsor, has been charged with five counts of permitting an animal to be in distress, contrary to section 26 (2) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. On July 6, 2022, the Nova Scotia SPCA received a ...

Province Prevents Pay Increases for MLAs

**** CNS Media Release Province Prevents Pay Increases for MLAs ———————————————————– Significant pay raises for MLAs, recommended by an independent review panel, will not proceed. The government introduced amendments to the House of Assembly Act today, July 26, to prevent the binding recommendations from taking effect. “Now is not the time to increase compensation for ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 5 Lawrence Robinson Lane, Windsor Junction

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 5 Lawrence Robinson Lane, Windsor Junction May 21, 2022 This fire involved a single unit dwelling.  There was one injury and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be a lighter. There were no operating smoke alarms. The area of origin was determined to be a bedroom. The cause ...

(Found) Update – The youth that was reported missing from Yarmouth has been located safe

**** RCMP Media Release Update – The youth that was reported missing from Yarmouth has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

The Public Gardens are closed today due to an ongoing police investigation

**** Info via @HfxPublicGarden The Public Gardens are closed today due to an ongoing police investigation. It appears an individual or individuals broke into the gardens last night and damaged multiple trees with an axe. We are deeply disheartened by this senseless act. ...

$10,000 Reward for the information that leads to finding out what happened to missing child, Devon Marsman

This was shared with us via NS Missing Youth Devon Marsman ‼️IT IS TIME TO BRING DEVON HOME‼️ This is Devon Sinclair Marsman. He has been missing since February 21, 2022. Last seen in the community of Spryfield, NS. Devon is approximately 5 ft. tall 100 lbs Blue-green eyes Short dark hair. Are you looking ...

Pictou County District RCMP arrested a man in possession of stolen property in Mount William

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest man in possession of property obtained by crime ​ Pictou County District RCMP arrested a man in possession of stolen property in Mount William. ​ On July 20, 2022, at approximately 1 a.m., Pictou County District RCMP completed a roadside stop of a minivan that was travelling on Mount ...

RCMP charge man with Accessing and Possession of child pornography

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with Accessing and Possession of child pornography The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a man with multiple child pornography offences. On July 13, 2022, the RCMP ICE Unit, assisted by the RCMP Digital Forensic Services Unit and West Hants District RCMP, executed a search warrant ...

(Update) HRP is reporting a Police operation is currently underway in the 0-200 block of Evans Ave., Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Update Police operations in the area of Evans  Ave.,Halifax  have ended. A minor Police presence will be observed pending further investigation at a residence. There is no security risk to the public. HRP would like to thank citizens for their cooperation in the area.   HRP is reporting a Police operation ...

A search for a missing youth off Waverley Rd ended happily earlier this morning

A search for a missing youth off Waverley Rd ended happily earlier this morning. Police were asking the public’s help in locating a missing 11-year-old Halifax youth. HRFE with a boat and drone along with EHS joined the search. A short time later the youth, who was described by police as a non-verbal Autistic youth, ...

West Hants District RCMP arrest man for firearms offences

***’ RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP arrest man for firearms offences   West Hants District RCMP respond to man in distress at a house in Falmouth. On July 22, 2022, at approximately 11:15 a.m., West Hants District RCMP received a complaint of a man in distress who had discharged a firearm and was attempting to ...

A Special Olympics medal was reported lost

**** Info via Bridgewater Police On today’s date a Special Olympics medal was reported lost. If found, please phone our office at 902-543-2464. ...

(Found) UPDATE – Missing Person: located

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE – Missing Person: located The 29-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on July 22 has been located and is safe. HRP thanks the public and media for their concern and assistance. ...

Establishment of 3 Canadian Space Division

**** DND Media Release Establishment of 3 Canadian Space Division   Today, Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), and Brigadier-General Mike Adamson, Commander of 3 Canadian Space Division, participated in a ceremony that marked the establishment of the RCAF’s newest Division – 3 Canadian Space Division, at National Defence Headquarters ...

(Update) Emergency crews are responding for reports of the Nova Scotia/Prince Edward Island ferry on fire

A little ways from home but noteworthy. Via Q97.9 as of 30 minutes ago Update – Thanks to quick action from fire crews, search and rescue, paramedics, the coastguard and additional agencies the fire appears to be out and no injuries are being reported. Most people are on rafts/lifeboats and safely headed to shore. Thank ...

Homicide Added to Rewards Program

****Justice Media Release Homicide Added to Rewards Program The government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the homicide of Sheila Patricia Madore. Saturday, July 23, is the second anniversary of the last reported sighting of Ms. Madore. She ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 16 Braeside Lane, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 16 Braeside Lane, Halifax July 16, 2022 This fire involved a residential dwelling.  There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was undetermined.  The area of origin was determined to be a patio. There were operating smoke alarms. The cause of this fire is classified as ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier today in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier today in Halifax. At approximately 3:15 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 6025 Almon Street. Two men entered the store, stole merchandise and then fled to a vehicle. Officers located the vehicle nearby and attempted to stop ...

Yarmouth Rural RCMP is investigating the theft of lobster traps set in the ocean by fishermen near Yarmouth

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Rural RCMP seeking public assistance in theft investigation   Yarmouth Rural RCMP is investigating the theft of lobster traps set in the ocean by fishermen near Yarmouth. On July 20, 2022, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Yarmouth Rural RCMP received a complaint of missing lobster traps that were set in the ...

Police continue to investigate murder of Glenn Brian Bourgeois

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Glenn Brian Bourgeois Today marks the 15th anniversary of the murder of Glenn Brian Bourgeois and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case. At approximately 4 p.m. on July 21, 2007, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report ...

West Hants District RCMP is investigating after a woman drowned in Leminster

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP investigate drowning ​ West Hants District RCMP is investigating after a woman drowned in Leminster. ​ On July 20, 2022, at approximately 3:20 p.m., West Hants District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of a drowning in a creek near New Ross Rd. in Leminster. RCMP officers ...

Police charge woman for assaulting police officer and causing an animal to be in distress

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for assaulting police officer and causing an animal to be in distress Police have charged a woman in relation to a dog being left in a hot vehicle yesterday in Halifax. At approximately 6:35 p.m. police responded to the parking lot of a business in the 3000 block ...

Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate stabbing   Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred last night in Halifax.   At approximately 11:31 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report that a man had been stabbed in the 5000 block of Salter Street in Halifax. Officers located a 21-year-old victim the suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. He was transported ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Lower Sackville on July 20 has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media ...

Yarmouth Rural RCMP is investigating a shot being fired from a boat near Chebogue Point

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Rural RCMP investigate a shot fired from a vessel   Yarmouth Rural RCMP is investigating a shot being fired from a boat near Chebogue Point. On July 20, 2022, at approximately 7:50 a.m., Yarmouth Rural RCMP responded to a complaint of a shot being fired from a boat near Chebogue ...

Conviction for willfully and without lawful excuse of killing a dog

**** NS SPCA Release Convicted of Animal Cruelty Charges Thai Lowe, 23, of Fletcher’s Lake, was convicted in Halifax Provincial Court today, July 20, 2022, for willfully and without lawful excuse, killing a dog that is kept for a lawful purpose, contrary to section 445 (1) (a) of the Criminal Code of Canada. Lowe was ...

Police continue to investigate motorcycle collision

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate motorcycle collision Police continue to investigate a motorcycle collision that occurred in Halifax earlier this week. On July 18 at approximately 4:30 p.m. officers responded to a report that a motorcycle had collided with a transport truck and trailer on Dunbrack Street near the exit ramps to ...

Police charge man and woman with drug trafficking and firearms charges

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman with drug trafficking and firearms charges Police have charged a man and a woman with drug trafficking and firearms charges after a search in Halifax yesterday. On July 19 at approximately 12 p.m., Investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit and Drug Unit of the Integrated ...

Hants Woman Charged After Animals Abandoned

**** NS SPCA Release Hants Woman Charged After Animals Abandoned Belinda Singer, 42, from Noel, has been charged with three counts of permitting an animal to be in distress, contrary to Section 26 (2) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. On July 17, the Nova Scotia SPCA Enforcement team received an emergency complaint ...

Police have arrested a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Halifax / Police investigate armed robbery / stabbing in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man in robbery Police have arrested a man in relation to a robbery that occurred earlier in Halifax. At approximately 3 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Canadian Tire store located at 194 Chain Lake Drive. A man entered the store, stole merchandise then fled the store. ...

West Hants District RCMP has arrested two men after a break-in / Halifax District RCMP charge man with Assault with a Weapon

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP arrest two men in break-in West Hants District RCMP has arrested two men after a break-in on Bobbitt Drive West in St. Croix. On July 18, at approximately 12:55 a.m., West Hants District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a property on Bobbitt Drive ...

Eskasoni RCMP has charged a man with weapon and drug offences after executing a search warrant at a property on Castle Bay Rd. in Eskasoni

**** RCMP Media Release Eskasoni RCMP has charged a man with weapon and drug offences after executing a search warrant at a property on Castle Bay Rd. in Eskasoni. On July 11, 2022, Eskasoni RCMP received a complaint of two 12-year-old children and one 13-year-old child being sold Cannabis out of an apartment on Castle ...

Police are conducting a search in the Elgin Street area of Halifax, in relation to an ongoing investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police operation in progress  Police are conducting a search in the Elgin Street area of Halifax, in relation to an ongoing investigation. A number of officers are on scene completing the search. There is no threat to public safety. An update will be provided when available. ...

Parrsboro Detachment, responded to a report of a kayaker in distress in the Minas Basin near Partridge Island

**** RCMP Media Release On July 14, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a member of the Cumberland County District RCMP – Parrsboro Detachment, responded to a report of a kayaker in distress in the Minas Basin near Partridge Island, Municipality of Cumberland. Recognizing the person needed immediate assistance, the officer checked with local residents to see ...

Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred in Dartmouth this weekend. On July 17 at approximately 10:45 p.m. police responded to a report of suspicious circumstances in the area of Ruben Court. A man was seen in the backyard of residences in the area. The suspect fled ...

Police charge two people for break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people for break and enter ​ Police have charged two people in relation to a break and enter that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 2:20 a.m. police responded to a break and enter in-progress at the Rona store at 6055 Almon Street. Two men broke into ...

Halifax District RCMP has charged a man with Uttering Threats in relation to an incident at a campground

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP charge man with uttering threats   Halifax District RCMP has charged a man with Uttering Threats in relation to an incident at a campground on Hwy. 2 in Grand Lake. On July 16, 2022, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a man who ...

Colchester County District RCMP investigating fatal ATV crash

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP investigating fatal ATV crash Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a fatal ATV crash that occurred in a gravel pit near Gray Rd. in Debert. On July 17, 2022, at approximately 2:55 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP responded to a report of an ATV crash in a ...

Mi’kmaw Language Legislation Proclaimed

**** CNS Media Release Mi'kmaw Language Legislation Proclaimed Legislation to recognize Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s first language was proclaimed today, July 17, by the Province and affirmed by the Mi’kmaq during a ceremony in Potlotek First Nation in Richmond County.   Mi’kmaw Chiefs signed a resolution to affirm and uphold the provincial legislation on behalf ...

Missing Person: Matthew Grandmaison

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Matthew Grandmaison ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 28-year-old man. ​ Matthew Grandmaison​ was last seen walking​ on Peakview Way in Halifax in the morning​ of​ July 12. He​ was reported missing to police the following day.​ ​ Matthew​ is described as a ...

Police investigate robbery in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery in Halifax Investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Patrol Division along with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last night. At 11:30 p.m. hours, a male suspect entered the Shoppers Drug Mart store located at 3430 ...

Cumberland County District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after an incident in Shinimicas

**** RCMP Media Release Cumberland County District RCMP charge man with multiple offences Cumberland County District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after an incident in Shinimicas. On July 4, 2022, Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a neighbour dispute on Mount Pleasant Rd. in Shinimicas. RCMP officers learned that a 59-year-old man ...

Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Bruce Andrew Forbes

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Bruce Andrew Forbes Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the disappearance of Bruce Andrew Forbes and investigators in the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case. On July 17, 2002, police received a report that Bruce had not ...

Kings District RCMP has arrested a man after an incident on Bridge St. in Kingston

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP arrest man after incident in Kingston   Kings District RCMP has arrested a man after an incident on Bridge St. in Kingston. On July 14, 2022, at approximately 8:45 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance on Main St. in Kingston. It was reported ...

Canada moves forward with the acquisition of aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force

**** DND Media Release Canada moves forward with the acquisition of aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force Today, it was announced that Canada has finalized a contract to acquire the first two aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that will replace and renew the capability currently fulfilled by the CC-150 Polaris fleet ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this month in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this month in Halifax. On July 1 at approximately 2:55 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 5524 Spring Garden Road. A man entered the store, stole merchandise and threatened employees as he fled. ...

Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old Anthony Frederick Sottile, who is missing from a Dartmouth hospital. ​ He was last seen wearing a grey shirt, grey pants, and black and grey shoes. The patient’s risk increases with ...

SiRT – No Evidence to Support Domestic Assault Allegation

**** SiRT Media Release   SiRT – No Evidence to Support Domestic Assault Allegation ——————————————————————————————— On May 11, 2022, SiRT was contacted by the RCMP after receiving a complaint from a third party alleging a male RCMP officer committed an assault against a female known to him, the Affected Party (AP). SiRT began an investigation ...

UPDATE: Woman wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Woman wanted on province-wide arrest warrant has been arrested   Woman wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant ​ West Hants District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a woman charged in a theft from an elderly person in December 2021 in Windsor. ​ Stephanie Elaine Daniels,​ 41, of ...

New Lending Program Supports Affordable Housing

**** CNS Media Release New Lending Program Supports Affordable Housing —————————————————————- The Province is introducing a new lending program to help non-profit organizations keep and increase affordable housing units. This is the first provincial lending program that helps non-profit organizations purchase existing rental units. Through the Community Housing Acquisition Program (CHAP), community housing providers can ...

Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrants

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrants ​ West Hants District RCMP has obtained two warrants for the arrest of a man charged in a robbery from June 2022 and a theft from November 2021, both in Windsor. ​ Andrew Scott Barker,​ 45, of Brooklyn, is charged with Robbery, Possession of a ...

RCMP appealing for information to advance investigation into suspicious disappearance of Jessie Morrissey

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP appealing for information to advance investigation into suspicious disappearance of Jessie Morrissey ​ On February 14, 2022, Jessie Morrissey was reported missing. He was last seen near snowmobile Trail 104 in Leamington on February 13 at 9:30 p.m. Morrissey has not been seen or heard from since. ​ Cumberland County ...

Halifax District RCMP request assistance in identifying man and woman

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP request assistance in identifying man and woman ​ Halifax District RCMP is asking the public’s assistance to identify a man and a woman in relation to a theft from a department store on Cole Harbour Rd. in Cole Harbour. ​ On July 11, 2022, at approximately noon, Halifax District ...

Police are investigating three robberies that occurred in Halifax yesterday

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robberies ​ Police are investigating three robberies that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 2:35 p.m. officers responded to a robbery in the area of Percy and Andrew streets. Two men approached another man who was not known to them and demanded his money and property. The suspects ...

Police are investigating a number of indecent acts that occurred over the last two months in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate indecent acts ​ Police are investigating a number of indecent acts that occurred over the last two months in Halifax. ​ On June 28 police received a report that at approximately 1:30 a.m., and again at 2:30 a.m., a man had committed indecent acts while on the waterfront in ...

POLICE SEEK ORIGIN OF MATERIALS PUBLISHED IN NOVA SCOTIA

**** OPP Media Release POLICE SEEK ORIGIN OF MATERIALS PUBLISHED IN NOVA SCOTIA Independent Investigation into Materials Released from 2020 Mass Casualty Event ​ The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is appealing to the public for any and all information on how sensitive materials including emergency 911 call recordings were distributed to the media. The OPP ...

Colchester County District RCMP arrest man for firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP arrest man for firearms offences Colchester County District RCMP has arrested a man for firearms offences after an incident in Lynn. On July 4, 2022, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP responded to a report of a man being threatened by another man. The victim ...

Antigonish County District RCMP charge man with smuggling and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish County District RCMP charge man with smuggling and firearms offences Antigonish County District RCMP, with assistance from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), has charged a man with smuggling and firearms offences. On May 6, 2022, the CBSA intercepted a package that was being shipped to a Paq’tnkek man. Contained ...

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Halifax Transit has launched their Anti-Sexual Harassment passenger education campaign

**** HRM Media Release Municipality launches Anti-Sexual Harassment campaign The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Halifax Transit has launched their Anti-Sexual Harassment passenger education campaign today, Monday, July 11. The campaign’s core message is that sexual harassment and unwanted sexual behaviors will not be tolerated on Halifax Transit, with a goal to make ...

Police investigate suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances ​ Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred in Dartmouth this weekend. ​ On July 9 at approximately 2:45 p.m. police responded to a report of suspicious circumstances at Mic Mac Mall at 21 Micmac Boulevard. Mall security received reports that a man appeared to be taking ...

Annapolis District RCMP charge man with child pornography and sexual offences / Yarmouth Town RCMP charge man with child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP charge man with child pornography and sexual offences ​ Annapolis District RCMP has charged a man with child pornography and sexual offences after an incident on a trail near Hwy. 10 in Springfield. ​ On July 9, 2022, at approximately 6:40 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP responded to an ...

Thursday evening MARS received a report of a dead, floating whale in the outer approaches of Halifax Harbour

**** Info via MARS Thursday evening MARS received a report of a dead, floating whale in the outer approaches of Halifax Harbour. We were very fortunate to get on the water Friday morning with the help of the mariner who first reported it to get an initial look at the animal and collect some samples. ...

Police are investigating an injured person incident that occurred during the early morning hours in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Weapons call ​ Members of the Patrol Division and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an injured person incident that occurred during the early morning hours in Halifax. ​ At approximately 3:33 a.m., police responded to a report of a male shot in the lower torso in the​ 1600 block ...

Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant ​ The Annapolis District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in a sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching involving a youth from May 2022 in Wilmot. ​ Jeffrey Edward Douglas Keddy, 30, from​ Melvern Square, is charged with ...

Two Police Reports – Police request public’s assistance in stabbing investigation / Police charge two people and arrest another in relation to a break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance in stabbing investigation ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a man who was involved in a stabbing that occurred earlier today in Halifax. ​ At approximately 11:45 a.m. police responded to a weapons complaint on the Mainland Linear Trail near Westridge Drive. Upon arrival, ...

Do any of these tools belong to you?

**** RCMP Media Release Do any of these tools belong to you? Meteghan RCMP seized these tools as part of a break and enter investigation in August 2020. Charges were laid in the case and now that the court matter has concluded, the Meteghan RCMP would like to return these tools to their rightful owners. ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred yesterday in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 8:20 a.m. police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience store located at 6130 Chebucto Road. A man entered the store, threatened the employee and demanded money. He then fled the area on ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred yesterday in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stabbing ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred yesterday in Halifax. At approximately 2:45 p.m. police responded to the 5000 block of Cunard Street for a report of an injured person. Officers located an 18-year-old man who had been stabbed by ...

Update: Police respond to suspected drowning

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police respond to suspected drowning ​ The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team have recovered the body of the man missing from King’s Wharf yesterday. Identity is pending confirmation with the Medical Examiner Service. The divers are clear from the scene and the investigation is ongoing.     Update: Police respond to ...

Police respond to suspected drowning​

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to suspected drowning​ On Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at​ 8:02​ pm, Halifax Regional Police and Halifax Fire and Emergency​ responded to King’s Wharf,​ Dartmouth,​ for a report of a missing swimmer.​ Witnesses reported​ an​ adult male had gone under water and could not be located. A joint response was quickly conducted by officers and firefighters, but unfortunately ...

Police investigate weapons complaint – Shooting

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate weapons complaint – Shooting 0n Wednesday July 6, 2022, at 8:30 pm, Halifax Regional Police received a report of gun shots in the 5000 block of Cunard Street. Officers responded to the area and located a male victim w/ gunshot wounds. Crime scene also located. Emergency Health Services transported ...

Pictou County District RCMP has arrested a man for firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP arrest man for firearms offences Pictou County District RCMP has arrested a man for firearms offences after being called to an incident on Gairloch Rd. in Rocklin. On July 5, 2022, at approximately 10:50 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP were called to a home on Gairloch Rd. ...

(Update) Charges Laid in Case of Five Dogs in Distress

**** NS SPCA Release Charges Laid in Case of Five Dogs in Distress Tyler Bezanson, 29, from Annapolis County, has been charged with five counts of permitting an animal to be in distress, contrary to Section 26 (2) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. On June 7, 2022, Nova Scotia SPCA Enforcement Officers ...

New Glasgow Regional Police arrest two people for stealing copper wire from Nova Scotia Power stations in Trenton

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police arrest two people for stealing copper wire from Nova Scotia Power stations in Trenton. On June 29, 2022, New Glasgow Regional Police have arrested two people in relation to reports of thefts of copper wire from Nova Scotia Power (NSP) substations and power poles in Trenton ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe The youth that was reported missing from Wilmot has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

(Found) Request for public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release UPDATE – Missing patient located ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

RCMP charge two people with firearms and drug trafficking offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge two people with firearms and drug trafficking offences ​ The Yarmouth/Clare RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged two people with firearms and drug trafficking offences in Greenville, Yarmouth County. ​ On July 4, 2022, as part of a drug trafficking investigation, Yarmouth/Clare RCMP SCEU, with assistance from ...

RCMP charge man with child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with child pornography offences The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a man with possessing and transmitting child pornography. On June 15, 2022, the RCMP ICE Unit, assisted by the New Glasgow Regional Police, Pictou County District RCMP, and the RCMP Digital Forensic Services Unit, ...

Reward offered in Devon Marsman’s disappearance

This info was sent to us as the search for Devon continues ATTENTION: REWARD INCREASED TO $10,000 132 Days – No Answers but together we are a force and will not stop until we have the answers regarding Devon Marsman’s disappearance. Thanks to the generous support of family, friends and the general public – today ...

Police charge man for sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault ​ Police have charged a man for a sexual assault that occurred on July 1 in Halifax. ​ At approximately 9 p.m. police responded to a report of a man who had sexually assaulted a woman who was not known to him in the 1700 ...

(Found) Missing child located

**** RCMP Media Release   Missing child located   The 7-year-old child reported missing today has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

Police Investigating Shooting in North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Police Investigating Shooting in North Preston The HRP/RCMP Guns and Gangs Unit of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a shooting that occurred in North Preston. At approximately​ 8:55​ p.m. last night, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a shooting that had occurred on Amos Walter Dr. in North ...

Police investigate shots fired in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shots fired in Dartmouth  At 10:07 p.m. on Friday July 1, 2022, Halifax Regional Police received a report of gun shots in the area of Canso Lane in Dartmouth. Officers responded to the area and located a crime scene.​ There were no injuries reported and there is no suspect ...

(Found) Update: Missing woman located

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing woman located The 71-year-old woman reported missing earlier this morning has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Police charge taxi driver for sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge taxi driver for sexual assault ​ Police have charged a taxi driver in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax last month. ​ On May 23 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred that evening in downtown Halifax. A taxi driver picked up ...

Police charge man with child luring and child pornography offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with child luring and child pornography offences ​ Police have charged a man after conducting a search in Halifax in relation to a child luring and pornography investigation. ​ On June 28, investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a ...

RCMP investigate fatal house fire in Digby County

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate fatal house fire in Digby County This morning, at​ 3:51​ a.m., members of the Digby RCMP Detachment responded to a fatal house fire on 217 Hwy.​ in Roxville. Upon arrival at the scene, the residence was engulfed in flames. A 76-year-old man suffering non-life threatening injuries managed to escape ...

Canada and Latvia sign Joint Declaration to augment NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Latvia

**** DND Media Release Canada and Latvia sign Joint Declaration to augment NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Latvia Canada’s commitment to the NATO Alliance is steadfast. Against the backdrop of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Canada is continuing to strengthen NATO’s deterrence and defence posture, including in Latvia. ​ Today, at the NATO Summit in Madrid, ...

Lunenburg RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg RCMP investigates fatal ATV collision ​ At approximately 8:20 p.m. last night, police were called to a single-vehicle crash near the Old Chelsea Rd. in Baker Settlement. ​ The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found an enclosed side-by-side style All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) near the roadway on ...

Police lay additional charges in Treyvhon Bradshaw’s homicide investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police lay additional charges in Treyvhon Bradshaw’s homicide investigation ​ Police have charged a woman in relation to the homicide of Treyvhon Bradshaw that occurred earlier this year in Halifax. ​ Yesterday, investigators arrested Jasyhia Simone Watters, 25, and charged her with accessory to murder. She is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial ...

A Regimental Memorial for Constable Heidi Stevenson, who died in the line of duty on April 19, 2020

A Regimental Memorial for Constable Heidi Stevenson, who died in the line of duty on April 19, 2020, took place today in Cole Harbour. Due to COVID restrictions at the time of Cst. Stevenson’s passing, the RCMP was unable to hold a Regimental Funeral and a private family funeral was held. Biography Constable Heidi Stevenson ...

(Found) UPDATE – The 15-year-old youth who was reported missing from Bible Hill on June 29 has been found safe

***** RCMP Media Release UPDATE – The 15-year-old youth who was reported missing from Bible Hill on June 29 has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Increase to Nova Scotia Child Benefit

**** Community Services Release Increase to Nova Scotia Child Benefit —————————————————————- The Province is helping Nova Scotian families with lower incomes by increasing their Nova Scotia Child Benefit effective Friday, July 1. The benefit is a tax-free payment to eligible families to help with the cost of raising children under 18. Depending on household income ...

The government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the homicide of 26-year-old Brandon Reginald Polegato

**** Justice Media Release Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program —————————————————————- The government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the homicide of 26-year-old Brandon Reginald Polegato last year. Mr. Polegato was found dead in the hallway of ...

Truro Police Service patrol officers responded to the cemetery on Kaulback St. for a report of damage to property

**** Truro Police Release On Friday June 24th Truro Police Service patrol officers responded to the cemetery on Kaulback St. for a report of damage to property. Police found a light and 21 headstones damaged. A short time later police arrested a 23 year old male from Salmon River and a 17 year old male ...

West Hants District RCMP charge man with weapons and stolen property offences

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP charge man with weapons and stolen property offences West Hants District RCMP has charged a man with weapons and stolen property offences in Lower Burlington. On June 26, 2022, West Hants District RCMP, assisted by West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, West Hants RCMP General Investigation ...

Police respond to suspected drowning​ in Dartmouth 

**** HRP Media Release Update; ​ Police respond to suspected drowning​ in Dartmouth  On June 27th at 7:14 p.m.​ Halifax Regional Police and Halifax Fire and Emergency​ responded to Maynard Lake,​ Dartmouth​ for a report of a missing swimmer.​ Witnesses reported​ an​ adult man​ was​ having trouble swimming and​ had gone underwater and could not ...

PRINCE ANDREW HIGH SCHOOL TO BE RENAMED

**** PAHS Media Release PRINCE ANDREW HIGH SCHOOL TO BE RENAMED This fall, Prince Andrew High School will have a new identity. After careful consideration and consultations with members of the School Advisory Council (SAC), the school community, students, staff and families, Prince Andrew High will be renamed Woodlawn High School. This change will take effect on August ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ At approximately 6:15 a.m., officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred at a bus stop in the 0-100 block of Highfield Park Drive.​ A man was waiting for the bus when he was assaulted ...

East Hants District RCMP charge two men after theft of construction supplies

**** RCMP Media Release East Hants District RCMP charge two men after theft of construction supplies East Hants District RCMP has charged two men with stealing construction supplies from a property on Hwy. 14 in Upper Rawdon. On June 25, 2022, at approximately 6:10 p.m., East Hants District RCMP responded to a property on Hwy. ...

2022 Property Tax Rebate for Seniors / Funding for Eskasoni First Nation Green Energy Project

**** CNS Media Release 2022 Property Tax Rebate for Seniors —————————————————————- Applications for the Property Tax Rebate for Seniors, which helps low-income seniors with their municipal residential property taxes, open Friday, July 1. The program offers eligible seniors a rebate of half of their property taxes, up to $800. “The Property Tax Rebate for Seniors ...

HMCS Kingston and Summerside depart for Operation REASSURANCE

**** DND Media Release Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Kingston and Summerside depart for Operation REASSURANCE ​ Today, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Kingston and Summerside departed for a four month deployment in the Baltic Sea and North Atlantic region on Operation REASSURANCE. Canada is deploying two Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels to contribute to NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Central and ...

Police investigate suspect in recent thefts; refer incident to SiRT

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspect in recent thefts; refer incident to SiRT ​ Earlier this afternoon, officers​ observed a suspect vehicle associated to recent thefts and frauds and attempted to stop it​ in Spryfield. The suspect vehicle accelerated to a high speed, struck another vehicle, which in turn struck a pedestrian on a ...

Dawson Lively located, AMBER ALERT CANCELLED – June 25, 2022

**** Cape Breton Police Release UPDATE Dawson Lively located, AMBER ALERT CANCELLED – June 25, 2022 Lively, the subject of an AMBER Alert issued on June 24, 2022, by the Cape Breton Regional Police Service, has been located and is safe. The Cape Breton Regional Police Service would like to thank the public for their ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a false 911 call in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for making false 911 call ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a false 911 call in Dartmouth overnight. ​ On June 24, at 22:31 p.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at​ a residence in the 0-100 block of Frances Street in Dartmouth. ...

(Update) An amber alert has been issued from the Cape Breton Police. More info when available

**** Cape Breton Police Release An amber alert has been issued from the Cape Breton Police. More info when available Update Update to AMBER ALERT issued by Cape Breton Regional Police. Vehicle located abandoned alongside Highway 104, East Mountain. Search of area underway for Dawson Donald Lively, described as white, 5 feet 10, and 140 ...

Update – Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred earlier this week

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate shooting ​ Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred earlier this week. ​ On June 22, at approximately 11 p.m., police responded to the area of Duke Street in Bedford near Damascus Road and Highway 102 in relation to a man who had been shot ...

Skin and bones. That’s all Greenie and his dog friends are. They desperately need your help

**** NS SPCA Release ❗ EMERGENCY ❗ Skin and bones. That’s all Greenie and his dog friends are. They desperately need your help. Our SPCA team rushed the dogs in for urgent care. All five were starving and dehydrated. They had rocks in their bellies and zero energy. When pets are this emaciated their organs ...

Regimental Memorial for Constable Heidi Stevenson

**** RCMP Media Release Regimental Memorial for Constable Heidi Stevenson The family of Constable Heidi Stevenson and the law enforcement community will be honouring Cst. Stevenson during an RCMP Regimental Memorial on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Due to COVID restrictions at the time of Cst. Stevenson’s passing, the RCMP was unable to hold a Regimental ...

Police investigate shooting / Police investigate robbery.

**** HRP Media Release   Police investigate shooting At 11:03 P.M. on June 22nd, police were called to the area of Duke Street in Bedford near Damascus Road and the 102 Highway for reports of a vehicle and occupant inside that were struck by gunfire. A white pickup truck was located nearby with evidence suggesting ...

Pictou County District RCMP has charged a man with sexual assault in relation to incidents in Plymouth

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with sexual assault ​ Pictou County District RCMP has charged a man with sexual assault in relation to incidents in Plymouth. ​ On June 20, 2022, Pictou County District RCMP received a complaint of sexual assault that occurred at an equestrian facility in Plymouth. The investigation resulted in charges ...

(Found) Missing teen found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE – Missing teen found safe ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing woman located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing woman located safe The woman that was reported missing from Hillside today has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate an ATV

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to locate an ATV On June 16, 2022, Annapolis District RCMP received a complaint of an ATV being stolen from a property on Highway 1 in Upper Clements. RCMP officers learned that sometime between June 10 and June 16, 2022, someone attended the property ...

Police charge man in relation to multiple thefts

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to multiple thefts ​ Police have charged a man in relation to multiple thefts from a business in Dartmouth over the last two months. ​ Between April 16 and June 18 police investigated multiple reports of thefts from the Sunglass Hut at 21 Mic Mac Boulevard.​ ...

Police charge man with multiple incidents of property damage

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with multiple incidents of property damage ​ Police have charged a man in relation to multiple incidents of property damage in Halifax yesterday. ​ On June 19 at approximately 6 a.m. officers responded to a report of man in downtown Halifax breaking windows at five businesses on Argyle Street ...

CN Maintains Normal Rail Operations Across Canada as IBEW Strikes

**** CN Rail Release CN Maintains Normal Rail Operations Across Canada as IBEW Strikes CN announced that normal rail operations continue safely as it has implemented its operational contingency plan. The plan allows the Company to maintain a normal level of safe rail operations across Canada and serve its customers for as long as required. ...

Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime has charged a man in the homicide of Peter Anthony (Tony) Walsh that occurred in August 2019

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP charge man with homicide ​ Northeast Nova RCMP Major Crime has charged a man in the homicide of Peter Anthony (Tony) Walsh that occurred in August 2019. ​ On August 23, 2019, Tony Walsh left a residence in Crowes Mill, Colchester County and was last heard from at 1:20 ...

Police charge man for making false 911 call

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for making false 911 call ​ Police have charged a man in relation to providing a false 911 call in Halifax on the weekend. ​ On June 17, at approximately 11:15 p.m. officers responded to a report of shots being fired in the 300 block of the Bedford ...

Truro Police Service Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by patrol officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Dufferin St. in Truro

**** Truro Police Release On Friday June 17th, the Truro Police Service Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by patrol officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Dufferin St. in Truro. As a result of the search police seized cocaine, drug paraphernalia, money, brass knuckles, and a SKS 7.62 caliber rifle with ammunition as seen ...

(Found) Update – The youth who was reported missing from West Hants has been located and is safe

**** RCMP Media Release Update – The youth who was reported missing from West Hants has been located and is safe. ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Truro on June 12 has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ​ ...

RCMP charge two men with offences related to drug trafficking / RCMP charge man with trafficking drugs

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge two men with offences related to drug trafficking ​ The Yarmouth/Clare RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged two men with offences related to drug trafficking in Yarmouth County. ​ On May 19, 2022, as part of a cocaine trafficking investigation, Yarmouth/Clare RCMP SCEU, executed a search warrant ...

Nova Scotia students, teachers and school staff are marking their first Black Excellence Day today, June 17

**** CNS Media Release Nova Scotia Schools Celebrate First Black Excellence Day —————————————————————- Nova Scotia students, teachers and school staff are marking their first Black Excellence Day today, June 17. Students, teachers, and school staff have been encouraged to wear black t-shirts and host school events that honour and recognize Black excellence. “All students should ...

(Found) UPDATE – Missing Person: Located

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE – Missing Person: Located The 25-year-old woman whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on June 15 is no longer missing and there is no concern for her safety.​ HRP thanks the public and media for their concern and assistance. ​ ...

Police are investigating a weapons complaint that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate weapons complaint​ ​ Police are investigating a weapons complaint that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ On June 14 at approximately 1:30 a.m. police responded to a weapons call on Tamarack Drive where a woman had been sprayed with a sensory irritant. The victim had arranged to purchase an item ...

Police are investigating an assault that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate assault ​ Police are investigating an assault that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ At approximately 6:45 p.m. police responded to a report of an injured man near the Halifax Transit Bridge Terminal on Nantucket Avenue. A man was located and transported to hospital with what are believed to be ...

Further Military Aid for Ukraine

**** DND Media Release Further Military Aid for Ukraine ​ Today, the Minister of National Defence, announced that Canada will provide to Ukraine 10 replacement barrels to enable the sustainment of M777 howitzer artillery guns. This military aid is valued at approximately $9 million, and it complements Canada’s previous donation of M777 howitzers, over 20,000 ...

The Special Victims Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man with sexual offences that occurred in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged with sexual offences ​ The Special Victims Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a man with sexual offences that occurred in Cole Harbour. ​ On May 30, 2022, the Special Victims Section received a complaint of sexual assault and began an investigation. The investigation resulted in charges against ...

Have you seen this man?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this man? On May 25, this man entered a box store on Starrs Rd. in Yarmouth and stole a Husqvarna chainsaw and a Dewalt drill. The man then left in a black Dodge Ram. On May 30, the same man entered a home improvement store on Starrs Rd. ...

Police have charged a man in relation to two indecent acts that occurred in Dartmouth last month

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for indecent acts Police have charged a man in relation to two indecent acts that occurred in Dartmouth last month. On May 27 police responded to two separate reports of indecent acts that had occurred that morning at two drive thru restaurants in Dartmouth. While waiting for an ...

Police are investigating two vehicle fires that occurred in Halifax this weekend that are believed to be intentionally started

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate arsons ​ Police are investigating two vehicle fires that occurred in Halifax this weekend that are believed to be intentionally started. ​ On June 12 police received two reports of two separate vehicles that had been broken into and set on fire in the 0-100 block of Adelaide Avenue. ...

The Province is designating Owls Head as Nova Scotia’s next provincial park

**** Natural Resources Release Owls Head Provincial Park Designation The Province is designating Owls Head as Nova Scotia’s next provincial park. Natural Resources and Renewables Minister Tory Rushton announced today, June 14, the protection of 266 hectares of Crown lands at Owls Head in Little Harbour, Halifax Regional Municipality. “The designation of this land as ...

Police are continuing to investigate two indecent acts that occurred in Dartmouth last month

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate indecent acts Police are continuing to investigate two indecent acts that occurred in Dartmouth last month and are releasing a photo of the suspect. On May 27 police responded to a report of an indecent act that had occurred in the drive thru of the McDonald’s restaurant ...

Police have charged a man in relation to the homicide of Treyvhon Bradshaw

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges in Treyvhon Bradshaw homicide investigation ​ Police have charged a man in relation to the homicide of Treyvhon Bradshaw that occurred earlier this year in Halifax. ​ On March 18 at approximately​ 2:35​ a.m., police responded to a weapons call in the 2100 block of Gottingen Street in ...

Death ruled a homicide.​ Victim has been identified

**** HRP Media Release Death ruled a homicide.​ Victim has been identified Police are providing an update on the investigation into the death of a man that occurred yesterday in the area of Viscaya Place in Dartmouth and are releasing the victim’s name. ​ On June 11th, 2022​ ​ at approximately​ 02:08 a.m.​ Halifax Regional Police​ responded to ...

(Found) Update – Missing woman found safe.

**** Kentville Police Media Release Update – Missing woman found safe   Thank you for sharing on social media ...

Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a fatal all-terrain vehicle crash

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal ATV crash Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a fatal all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crash that occurred on a property near Stewiacke Rd. in South Branch. On June 11, at approximately 6:10 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP, fire services and EHS responded to a report of an ATV crash ...

HRP are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this morning

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Patrol Division along with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this morning. ​ At approximately 03:52 a.m. hours, 2 male suspects, and a female suspect entered the Irving located at 626 ...

Police are on scene of a suspicious​ death​ in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene of suspicious​ death ​Update: Police are no longer on-scene at Viscaya Place, Dartmouth.​ The investigation is in the early stages and additional information will be provide when it becomes available.​ Police are on scene of a suspicious​ death​ in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 2:08​ a.m. police responded to a weapons ...

Canadian Military Snipers Getting New Rifles

**** DND Media Release Canadian Military Snipers Getting New Rifles 229 new cutting edge multi-calibre bolt-action sniper rifles are on their way to the Canadian Army. This successful procurement milestone represents the final major piece of Canada’s Sniper Systems project. Following a competitive process, a $2.6 million contract was awarded to Stoeger Canada to deliver the new weapon ...

Annapolis District RCMP responds to a complaint of decommissioned police car, which resulted in police equipment being removed from the vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release   Annapolis District RCMP responds to complaint of decommissioned police vehicle Annapolis District RCMP responds to a complaint of decommissioned police car, which resulted in police equipment being removed from the vehicle. On May 27, 2022, Annapolis District RCMP received a report of a member of the public driving a decommissioned ...

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged three persons with multiple offences after several reports of property damages and stolen vehicles

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police have charged three persons with multiple offences after several reports of property damages and stolen vehicles   New Glasgow Regional Police has arrested three males for multiple offences as a result of an intensive investigation by New Glasgow Regional Police Patrol Units with assistance of New ...

Statement – Commander Canadian Joint Operations Command regarding HMCS Halifax

**** DND Media Release Statement – Commander Canadian Joint Operations Command ​ “Following several incidents onboard HMCS Halifax during Operation REASSURANCE, Vice-Admiral Bob Auchterlonie, Commander Canadian Joint Operations Command, has temporarily relieved the Commanding Officer of HMCS Halifax of his duties so that an investigation into the details of the incidents may take place. ​ ...

Unknown soldiers and Private John Lambert to be laid to rest in Europe

**** DND Media Release Unknown soldiers and Private John Lambert to be laid to rest in Europe ​ Three unknown soldiers associated with the Battle of Hill 70 will be laid to rest with military honours at Loos British Cemetery, Loos-en-Gohelle, France, at the end of June. Two of the soldiers will be buried as Unknown Soldiers ...

Halifax District RCMP investigating graffiti promoting hatred

**** HRP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigating graffiti promoting hatred   Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint regarding graffiti promoting hatred in Cole Harbour. ​ On June 7, 2022, Halifax District RCMP received a report of graffiti promoting hatred against identifiable groups on a bridge leading to a transit terminal near Donegal Dr. ...

Police charge four men in relation to shooting​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge four men in relation to shooting​ ​ Police have charged four men in relation to a shooting in Dartmouth last month. ​ On May 26 at approximately 5:00 p.m. police responded to the area of Roleika Drive and Churchill Court in Dartmouth in relation to reports of multiple shots ...

Antigonish County District RCMP charge man with arson / Antigonish County District RCMP charge man after two attempted robberies

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish County District RCMP charge man with arson Antigonish County District RCMP has charged a man with arson related to a fire that was set near exit 38 on Hwy. 104 in Havre Boucher. On April 12, 2022, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Antigonish County District RCMP received a report of a ...

Halifax District RCMP request assistance in identifying suspect

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP request assistance in identifying suspect ​ Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance to identify a woman involved in multiple thefts from liquor stores in the Halifax Regional Municipality. ​ On March 21, 2022, at approximately 8 p.m., Halifax District RCMP received a theft complaint from ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred last night in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred last night in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 10:30 p.m. police responded to a robbery that had just occurred in the 0-100 block of Alderney Drive. The victim was walking in the area when ...

Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Halifax last month

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate robbery ​ Police are continuing to investigate a robbery that occurred in Halifax last month. ​ On May 15 at approximately 7:20 p.m. police responded to a robbery that occurred at the Plaza Grocery Rite Stop at 1864 Albemarle Street. A man entered the store, told the ...

(Found) UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe   The man that was reported missing from Coalburn on June 7 has been located safe.   The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release   Police investigate sexual assault ​ Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred yesterday afternoon in Halifax. ​ At approximately 3:30 p.m. police received a report of a sexual assault that occurred at the Mumford Terminal on Mumford Road. A man approached a woman waiting at the terminal and touched ...

Kings District RCMP has charged a youth after the lockdown of a high school in Cambridge

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP charge youth after school lockdown On June 6, 2022, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Kings District RCMP received a report of a 16-year-old male youth threatening to attend Central Kings Rural High School (CKRHS) on Hwy. 1 in Cambridge to harm another student. The male youth also sent the ...

Charges Laid in Separate Cases in the Selling of Animals

**** NS SPCA Release Charges Laid in Separate Cases in the Selling of Animals Two women, both importing dogs from out of the province, have been charged with selling dogs without a certificate of health, contrary to section 26(6) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia. “In both cases, confidential complaints and tips were ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last night. ​ At approximately 11:45 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a robbery in progress at the Irving Service Station located at 5450 Inglis St. in Halifax.​ A man came into the store and produced a ...

Police have charged two men and two women with drug trafficking after a search in Halifax on the weekend

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men and two women with drug trafficking ​ Police have charged two men and two women with drug trafficking after a search in Halifax on the weekend. ​ On June 4 at approximately 7:50 a.m. investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit and Drug Unit of the Integrated ...

Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted on Province-wide arrest warrant ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man charged in an aggravated assault from January 2021 in Lower Sackville. ​ Patrick John Viviers,​ 21, from Dartmouth, is charged with Aggravated Assault, Assault Causing Bodily Harm and ...

The RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit has charged a man with murder after a fatal motor vehicle collision on on Denoon St. in Pictou

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RCMP charge man with homicide The RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit has charged a man with murder after a fatal motor vehicle collision on on Denoon St. in Pictou. At approximately​ 9:55​ p.m. on June 3, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a collision involving a ...

Police are investigating two robberies that occurred at the same location in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate two robberies ​ Police are investigating two robberies that occurred at the same location in Halifax. ​ Last year, on November 26, officers responded to a robbery that occurred at Sally Beauty located on Chain Lake Drive.​ A woman entered the store, stole merchandise and threatened an employee with ...

UPDATE: Missing man found safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found safe ​ The man that was reported missing from Forks Baddeck earlier today has been located safe. Victoria County District RCMP would like to thank local Ground Search and Rescue Teams, local volunteer Fire Departments, EHS, RCMP Air Services and RCMP Police Dog Services who took part ...

RCMP is investigating a man found deceased after swimming in Three Mile Lake in Windsor Junction

**** RCMP Media Release Man dies while swimming ​ RCMP is investigating a man found deceased after swimming in Three Mile Lake in Windsor Junction. At​ 8:54​ p.m. yesterday, Halifax District RCMP along with HRM Fire and EHS responded to a call of a drowning on Three Mile Lake. A 31-year-old man from Windsor Junction, ...

Small details help officers find missing woman

**** RCMP Media Release Small details help officers find missing woman Patience and attention to detail allowed two RCMP officers to identify the remains of a woman missing since 1974 and return her to her family in New Brunswick. Credit: RCMP New Brunswick   Tenacity and a two-year investigation paid off for two RCMP officers searching for a ...

RCMP investigate suspicious death in Pictou

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate suspicious death in Pictou The RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crime Unit with assistance from the Pictou County District RCMP Detachment are investigating a suspicious death. At approximately​ 9:55​ p.m. Friday, June 3, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a collision involving a pick-up truck and a ...

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Chrissy Power

**** RCMP Media Release   Missing person: Help the RCMP find Chrissy Power ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to help locate 38-year-old Chrissy Power. ​ Chrissy Power​ is described as white, 5-foot-4, thin build, brown hair and brown eyes though changes hair colour often. No clothing description is available.​ ​ ...

Update: Missing man located

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing man located The 28-year-old man reported missing earlier today has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Update: Missing man located

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing man located The 24-year-old man reported missing earlier this morning has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

(Update) Owner asks for help locating stolen kayak

Great update – The kayak has been returned! Thanks for getting the word out.   This was sent to us on behalf of Steve Chard. Any help would be greatly appreciated. “OK everyone this is what you shouldn’t have to be hearing from me, and I apologise if I end up not being quite as ...

Halifax District RCMP is asking the public’s assistance to identify a man in relation to a theft from a pharmacy

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP request assistance in identifying suspect ​ Halifax District RCMP is asking the public’s assistance to identify a man in relation to a theft from a pharmacy on Forest Hills Pky. in Cole Harbour. ​ On June 1, 2022, at approximately 9 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report ...

(Found) Missing Person: Located

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Located The 37-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating on June 3 is no longer missing and there is no concern for his safety.​ HRP thanks the public and media for their concern and assistance. ​ ...

Digby RCMP has charged a man after a home invasion on Water St. in Digby

**** RCMP Media Release Digby RCMP charge man in home invasion   Digby RCMP has charged a man after a home invasion on Water St. in Digby. On June 2 at approximately 7:15 a.m., Digby RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion on Water St. in Digby. RCMP investigators learned that at approximately ...

Police investigating sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating sexual assault ​ Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ Police received a report of a sexual assault that occurred at approximately 11:15 a.m. near Peace and Friendship Park at 1170 Hollis Street. A man approached a group of female youths, who were not ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for sexual assault ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax. ​ On June 18, 2020 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred that evening in the area of a bus shelter on Titus Street between ...

Police charge woman and youth with weapons and drug offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman and youth with weapons and drug offences ​ Police have charged a woman and a youth with drug and weapons offences after a search in Halifax yesterday morning. ​ On June 2 at approximately 5:30 a.m. investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit and Drug Unit of the ...

Nova Scotia to Welcome Charter Flight of Ukrainian Nationals

**** CNS Media Release Nova Scotia to Welcome Charter Flight of Ukrainian Nationals ————————————————————— A chartered flight carrying more than 300 Ukrainian nationals will land at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport from Warsaw, Poland, later today, June 2. While many are expected to stay in Nova Scotia, others will resettle in other parts of Atlantic ...

(Update) Nova Scotia RCMP responds to weapons incident; refers matter to Serious Incident Response Team

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP responds to weapons incident; refers matter to Serious Incident Response Team ​ Cumberland District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint at a home on Hwy. 6 in Upper Malagash earlier this morning. ​ At approximately 7:30 a.m., Cumberland District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint at a home ...

UPDATE: Digby RCMP continue to seek to identify a vehicle in fire investigation

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Digby RCMP continue to seek to identify a vehicle in fire investigation ​ Digby RCMP continues to seek to identify a vehicle as part of an investigation into a structure fire on Reservation Rd. on the Bear River First Nation. ​ At approximately 1:15 a.m. on May 13, Digby RCMP ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a fraud that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with fraud Over $5,000 ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a fraud that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this month. ​ On May 18, police responded to a fraud in progress at a business on John Savage Avenue in Dartmouth. A man was at the business ...

Police continue to investigate the murder of John Fulton Newcombe

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of John Fulton Newcombe ​ Today marks the 10th anniversary of the murder of John Fulton Newcombe and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ On June 1, 2012 at approximately 2 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to ...

More Families to Have Access to Licensed Child Care​

**** CNS Media Release More Families to Have Access to Licensed Child Care​ —————————————————————- It will soon be easier and more affordable for families to access licensed child care in Nova Scotia. Today, June 1, the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced that 1,500 new licensed early learning and child-care spaces will be created ...

Land Inventory Opens Door for Housing Development Across Nova Scotia

**** CNS Media Release Land Inventory Opens Door for Housing Development Across Nova Scotia —————————————————————- NOTE: A list of the 37 sites and maps of the locations are available at https://housing.novascotia.ca/programs/land-for-housing ————————————————————– The Province has identified 37 sites from the provincial land inventory that could be used to build housing, including affordable housing, for thousands of ...

Nova Scotia Health requesting assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requesting assistance in locating missing patient ​ Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 31-year-old Tevin Everette Gooden, who is missing from a Dartmouth hospital. Mr. Gooden has brown eyes and has brown/rust coloured dreadlocks. He stands 5’6” and weighs 132 lbs. ​ He has ...

Fines Protect Wildlife Habitat, Watercourses

**** DNR Release Fines Protect Wildlife Habitat, Watercourses ——————————————————– A new set of fines will help protect the province’s wildlife habitat and watercourses. Summary offence tickets with fines ranging from $812.50 to $1,157.50 can now be issued for offences under the Wildlife Habitat and Watercourses Protection Regulations. Under the Forests Act, the regulations protect water ...

Yarmouth Municipal RCMP charge man with attempted murder

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Municipal RCMP charge man with attempted murder Yarmouth Municipal RCMP has charged a man with attempted murder after a stabbing in Yarmouth. At approximately 1:35 a.m. on May 30, Yarmouth Municipal RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment on Main St. in Yarmouth. RCMP officers learned ...

Police are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred early this morning in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE- Gottingen Street has been re-opened to traffic. There are no further updates at this time.​ Assault with a weapon Police are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred early this morning in Halifax. At approximately 2:55 a.m., police responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of the 2000-3000 block of ...

Government releases final Independent External Comprehensive Review of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces and outlines next steps to address and eradicate sexual harassment and misconduct

**** DND Media Release Government releases final Independent External Comprehensive Review of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces and outlines next steps to address and eradicate sexual harassment and misconduct On May 20, 2021, Mme Arbour was engaged to conduct a review of policies, procedures, programs, practices, and culture within the ...

Wolfville man charged with breach of a December 2021 court order under the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia

**** NS SPCA Release Man Charged with Breach of Court Order Brian Merrill Levy of Wolfville has been charged with breach of a December 2021 court order under the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia.​ Levy is scheduled to appear in court on June 28 in Kentville on breaching a court order under section 42(1). On ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred early this morning

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred early this morning. ​ At approximately 12:10 a.m. officer responded to a robbery in progress at the Irving Gas Station at 219 Pleasant Street in Dartmouth.​ A man entered the store demanded money.​ ...

Police have charged a man with firearms offences in relation to an incident in Halifax on the weekend

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with firearms offences ​ Police have charged a man with firearms offences in relation to an incident in Halifax on the weekend. ​ On May 28 at approximately 2:30 am officers responded to an assault that had just occurred in a residence on Castle Hill Drive in Halifax. ...

Guysborough County District RCMP is seeking public assistance in a break-in investigation at a church in Giants Lake

**** RCMP Media Release Guysborough County District RCMP is seeking public assistance in a break-in investigation at a church in Giants Lake On May 17, Guysborough County District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in at a church on Narrow Lake Rd. in Giants Lake. RCMP officers learned that the break-in had occurred sometime ...

Police members responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving gas station located on Pleasant Street

**** HRP Media Release Police Arrest man for overnight Robbery At approximately 00:11 A.M on May 30, 2022, patrol members responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving gas station located at 219 Pleasant Street in Dartmouth.​ A staff member reported to police that a man had robbed the store while armed with a weapon, taking ...

UPDATE: Missing man located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man located safe The man that was reported missing from Manganese Mines has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

(Update) Victoria County District RCMP is looking to identify the owner of a boat that went adrift

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Victoria County District RCMP has identified boat owner Victoria County District RCMP has identified the owner of a 16-foot Starcraft boat that was adrift in the Bras D’Or Lake near New Harris Settlement. On May 27, at approximately 8:20 p.m., Victoria County District RCMP responded to a report of a ...

Multi-agency search and rescue operation ends successfully

**** RCMP Media Release Multi-agency search and rescue operation ends successfully A multi-agency agency search and rescue operation, lead by the Cheticamp RCMP, after two hikers suffered injuries in a remote trail on May 21 ended successfully. On May 21, at approximately 5:45 p.m., Cheticamp RCMP received a report of two injured hikers on the ...

Police are investigating two indecent acts that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Indecent Acts Police are investigating two indecent acts that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this morning. On May 27, 2022 at approximately 7:06 a.m. police responded to a report of an indecent act in the drive thru of the McDonald’s restaurant located at 144 Main Street in Dartmouth. A man was seen exposing himself ...

Have you seen this outboard motor?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this outboard motor? On May 22, 2022, Halifax District RCMP received a complaint of a theft of an outboard motor on Hwy. 374 in Lochaber Mines. RCMP Officers learned that during the week of May 15 to 22, someone attended a property on Hwy. 374 in Lochaber Mines ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this afternoon. ​ At approximately 12:25 p.m. police responded to a robbery that occurred at the Dollarama at 650 Portland Street. A male youth entered the store, stole a knife, and threatened a staff member with the knife ...

Halifax District RCMP arrest two men for Possession of Property obtained by Crime Over $5,000

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest two men for Possession of Property obtained by Crime Over $5,000 ​ Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit has arrested two men for Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 as a result of a traffic stop on Horseshoe Lake Dr. in Halifax. ​ On ...

Police charge man in relation to child pornography investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to child pornography investigation ​ Police have charged a man after conducting a search in Dartmouth in relation to a child pornography investigation. Yesterday, investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of an address in Dartmouth ...

Annapolis District RCMP seeking public assistance in break-in investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP seeking public assistance in break-in investigation Annapolis District RCMP is seeking public assistance in a break-in investigation in Middleton. On April 30, 2022, Annapolis District RCMP responded to a report of a break-in to a shed on Marshall St. in Middleton. RCMP investigators learned that a number of ...

Police Investigate Shooting​ in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Shooting​ in Dartmouth At approximately 5:00 P.M., Halifax Regional Police were called to the area of Roleika Drive/Churchill Court, Dartmouth, for a report of multiple shots fired.​ ​ Police are now onscene with members of the General Investigation Section (GIS). Also, members from HRP Forensic Identification (Ident) Section are ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last night

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last night. ​ At approximately 11:45 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience Store located at 6130 Chebucto Rd.​ A man entered the store, showed the employees what appeared to be a firearm, demanded money ...

National Missing Persons DNA Program hits milestone 50th case solved with the help of DNA

**** RCMP Media Release National Missing Persons DNA Program hits milestone 50th case solved with the help of DNA A missing person case in Niagara, Ontario, represents the National Missing Persons DNA Program’s (NMPDP) milestone 50th case that was solved with the help of DNA. The Sir Adam Beck Generating Station is approximately 10 kilometers North of the Canadian ...

Police have charged a man in relation to an incident in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Update: Man charged in relation to weapons incident ​ Police have charged a man in relation to an incident in Halifax yesterday. ​ Yesterday, at approximately 3:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Sylvia Avenue. Two men who are known to one another were ...

Pictou County District RCMP has charged a man with breaching a prohibition order that stems from convictions in 2021 for sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP charge man with breaching prohibition order Pictou County District RCMP has charged a man with breaching a prohibition order that stems from convictions in 2021 for sexual offences. In June and August 2017, Pictou County District RCMP laid charges against Gerald Paul Ward, 50-years-old, in relation to ...

UPDATE: Missing youths located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youths located safe The two youths that were reported missing from Coldbrook and Greenwood, Kings County, have been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Have you seen this person or vehicle?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this person or vehicle? On May 13, this man entered a telecommunication store in Antigonish and purchased two cellular phones on credit. On May 19, the same man entered a telecommunication store in Port Hawkesbury and purchased more cellular phones on credit. The man provided different identification cards ...

Invest Nova Scotia is supporting the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre as it creates opportunities for neighbours in Halifax’s north end

**** CNS Media Release Support for New Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre Initiative —————————————————— Invest Nova Scotia is supporting the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre as it creates opportunities for neighbours in Halifax’s north end to better connect and share with one another. The Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre will receive $1.2 million for its new Every One ...

Halifax District RCMP has charged a man in relation to multiple offences, including uttering threats

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP charge man in relation to multiple offences ​ Halifax District RCMP has charged a man in relation to multiple offences, including uttering threats following a dispute in Glen Margaret. ​ On May 20, at approximately 11 a.m., Halifax District RCMP received a report of an unwanted man near a home ...

Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man for firearm offences during the execution of a search warrant at a home on Oakes Rd. in Fall River

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest a man for firearm offences and seize multiple firearms ​ Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man for firearm offences during the execution of a search warrant at a home on Oakes Rd. in Fall River. ​ On May 23, Halifax District RCMP received a complaint of ...

UPDATE: Missing youths located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youths located safe The two youths that were reported missing from Coldbrook and Greenwood, Kings County, have been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break and enter involving a theft of firearms in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating break and enter and theft of firearms Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break and enter involving a theft of firearms in Lower Sackville. On May 24, at​ 8:19​ a.m., officers responded to a report of a break-in at a home on Sami Dr. Officers learned that a safe ...

Halifax District RCMP charge man with firearm offences following a vehicle crash

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP charge man with firearm offences following a vehicle crash ​ Halifax District RCMP has charged a man with multiple firearm offences after responding to a vehicle crash on Old Guysborough Rd. in Goffs. ​ On May 23, at approximately 9 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a vehicle crash on ...

UPDATE: Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime charge two more people in fatal house fire

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime charge two more people in fatal house fire Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime has charged two more people with murder in relation to a fatal house fire in Pinkney’s Point. On March 17, 2022, shortly after 2 a.m., Yarmouth Rural RCMP and fire responded to ...

Update: Man arrested in relation to weapons incident

**** HRP Media Release Update: Man arrested in relation to weapons incident ​ Police have arrested a man in relation to an incident in Halifax early this morning. ​ At approximately 3:30 a.m. officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Sylvia Avenue. Two men who are known to one another ...

Police responded to a workplace incident that occurred in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Man injured in workplace incident ​ Police responded to a workplace incident that occurred in Bedford early this morning. ​ At approximately 3:25 a.m. officers responded to a workplace injury call at a business on Bluewater Road. A 47-year-old man was injured while repairing road maintenance equipment and was transported to ...

Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Halifax on Sunday evening

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery ​ Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred in Halifax on Sunday evening. ​ On May 22 at approximately 8:55 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Sobeys on Mumford Road. A man pushed a 77-year-old woman to the ...

Police are on scene of a weapons call

**** HRP Media Release Police are on scene of a weapons call ​ Police are currently on scene of a weapons call in the 0-100 block of Sylvia Avenue in Halifax. ​ There is no threat to the public at this time. The investigation is in the early stages and additional information will be provided ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax on Sunday evening

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax on Sunday evening. ​ On May 22 at approximately 8:55 p.m. a 77-year-old woman was exiting the Sobeys on Mumford Road when a man pushed her to the ground and stole her purse. The woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries ...

Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth this weekend.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enter ​ Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred in Dartmouth this weekend. ​ On May 22, at approximately 3:20 a.m. police responded to an intrusion alarm at Leonardo’s Convenience Store at 95 Caledonia Road. A man had broken into the store, stolen merchandise and ...

Nova Scotia Health requesting assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requesting assistance in locating missing patient ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

Police have arrested a man in relation to warrant for two robberies that occurred earlier this year

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man on warrant ​ Police have arrested a man in relation to warrant for two robberies that occurred earlier this year. ​ On May 21 investigators from the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division arrested Jamar Lakwame Carvery, 23, in the area of Ruben Court in Dartmouth ...

Update: Missing man located

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing man located The 33-year-old man reported missing yesterday has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

Update: Missing man located

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing man located ​ The 25-year-old man reported missing yesterday has been found safe.   The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

An application has been made by a private company to infill Dartmouth Cove

An application has been made by a private company to infill Dartmouth Cove.  According to Councillor Sam Austin, “Dartmouth Cove Infill Application: A numbered company, 4197847 Nova Scotia Limited, has applied to the federal government to infill a large water lot in Dartmouth Cove. The application appears to be for the sole purpose of disposing ...

UPDATE: Missing youths located

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youths located ​ The 13-year-old and 12-year-old youths reported missing today have been found safe. ​ The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ...

(Update) UPDATE: Missing youth located safe

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located safe The youth that was reported missing from North Kentville on May 18 has been located safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.   ...

Scrapyard fire in Burnside: Air quality warning and Traffic Advisory

Significant fire at a scrap yard in Burnside. Multiple fire units on scene. Smoke can be seen from a significant distance. Via hfxalert POOR AIR QUALITY IN BURNSIDE —- ENDED Due to an active fire in Burnside, residents who are close to the fire are asked to close all windows and doors, and shut down ...

Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge man with drug and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge man with drug and firearms offences The Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged a man with drug and firearms offences in Cole Harbour. On May 19, 2022, as part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation, Halifax District RCMP SCEU ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating multiple thefts from residential construction sites in Hammonds Plains

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP warns public of residential construction site thefts ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating multiple thefts from residential construction sites in Hammonds Plains. ​ On May 18, Halifax District RCMP responded to a theft at a residential construction site on Hammonds Plains Rd. in Hammonds Plains. Officers learned that a metal break tool ...

Police have charged three men in relation to two separate robberies that occurred earlier this year

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three men with robbery ​ Police have charged three men in relation to two separate robberies that occurred earlier this year. ​ Om March 28 at approximately 8:30 p.m. police responded to a robbery that had just occurred on Nantucket Avenue in Dartmouth. Two men, who were with a ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax early this morning. ​ At approximately 1:45 a.m. officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred in the area of Cavendish Road. A man presented a gun and demanded cash and property from a delivery driver. The ...

Victim identified in yesterday’s homicide

**** HRP Media Release Victim identified in yesterday’s homicide ​ ​ Police are providing an update on the investigation into the death of a woman that occurred yesterday in the area of Sylvia Avenue in Halifax​ and are releasing the victim’s name. ​ On May 17 at approximately 12:45 a.m. police responded to a report ...

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a sum of money that was lost in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police seek public’s assistance finding lost money ​ Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a sum of money that was lost in Bedford on Sunday. ​ On May 15 at approximately 12 p.m. a woman was walking in the area of the Superstore in Bedford and dropped an envelope ...

Queens District RCMP has charged a 46-year-old man of Dartmouth with wilfully promoting hatred

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man with wilfully promoting hatred against any identifiable group ​ Queens District RCMP has charged a 46-year-old man of Dartmouth with wilfully promoting hatred. On September 8, 2020, the Queens District RCMP received a complaint that a sign promoting hatred was visible from the roadway. Officers located the sign ...

UPDATE – The missing youth has been located

**** Truro Police Release UPDATE – The missing youth has been located ...

Police have charged two men with drug trafficking in relation to a search last week in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for drug trafficking ​ Police have charged two men with drug trafficking in relation to a search last week in Halifax. ​ On May 10 at approximately 10:15 p.m. investigators in the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and patrol officers in Central Division conducted ...

Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating homicide ​ Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in Halifax early this morning. ​ At approximately 12:45 a.m. police responded to a report of an injured person in the area of Sylvia Avenue and Herring Cove Road. Officers located a 37-year-old woman who had been stabbed. She was ...

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 ...

UPDATE: Missing man found deceased 

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased  The 68-year-old man who was reported missing from Middle Sackville on May 16 has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation is ongoing. ...

UPDATE: Missing man and child located safely in Abercrombie

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man and child located safely in Abercrombie The man and child that were reported missing in Abercrombie, Pictou County have been located by Pictou County District RCMP. Both were safe. An emergency alert was issued to residents of Antigonish, Colchester and Pictou Counties as part of the search. The ...

Police investigate suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate suspicious circumstances ​ Police are investigating suspicious circumstances that occurred early Sunday morning in Halifax. ​ On May 15 at approximately 2:20 a.m. police responded to a report of a suspicious person in a residence in the 1600 block of Edward Street. A man entered a residence through an ...

Police charge youth in relation to weapons incident

**** HRP Media Release Police charge youth in relation to weapons incident ​ Police have charged a youth in relation to a weapons incident in Dartmouth on the weekend. ​ On May 14 at approximately 4:25 p.m. officers responded a report of a youth with a knife chasing another youth in the area of Caledonia ...

Police are investigating two robberies

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 7:20 p.m. police responded to a robbery that occurred at the Plaza Grocery Rite Stop at 1864 Albemarle Street. A man entered the store, told the employee that he had a gun and demanded ...

UPDATE: RV recovered following break and enter

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: RV recovered following break and enter ​ Pictou County District RCMP has recovered the recreational vehicle taken during a break and enter from a property on Shady Ln. in Pictou Landing. ​ On May 15, after receiving information from the public, the Pictou County District RCMP successfully recovered the recreational ...

Police charge man for indecent act / Police charge man for robbery

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for indecent act ​ Police have charged a man in relation to an indecent act that occurred in Halifax last week. ​ On May 13 at approximately 10:45 p.m. officers responded to report of a man who was exposing himself in the 1800 block of Barrington Street. The ...

Double release: Police charge two people with attempted murder / Police arrest five people for firearms offences and seize six firearms

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people with attempted murder ​ Police have charged two people in relation to an incident in Halifax this weekend. ​ On May 14 at approximately 7:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of an injured person in the 0-100 block of Rufus Avenue. A man had been assaulted ...

Lunenburg District RCMP charge man after incident in Camperdown

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP charge man after incident in Camperdown Lunenburg District RCMP has charged a man after an incident on Sarty Rd. in Camperdown. On May 15, 2022, at approximately 7 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a report of a man being assaulted at a home on Sarty Rd. in ...

Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a break and enter involving a theft of firearms, an RV and ATV from a property

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates break and enter involving theft of firearms, recreational vehicle and ATV ​ Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a break and enter involving a theft of firearms, an RV and ATV from a property on Shady Ln. in Pictou Landing. ​ On May 13, at approximately​ 1:15​ p.m., Pictou ...

(Update) Police are currently onscene in the 0-100 block of Rufus Avenue in Halifax for a weapons complaint

‘*** HRP Media Release UPDATE – Policing operations in the area of the 0-100 block of Rufus Avenue in Halifax have now concluded. Two suspects have been taken into custody without incident. The investigation is ongoing​ and no further information is available at this time.   Police onscene for a Weapons complaint. Police are currently ...

(Update) Police are onscene at Boland Road and Cairn Street in Dartmouth regarding a stabbing.

**** HRP Media Release Boland Road / Cairn Street, Dartmouth Update  Police have cleared and are no longer onscene at the above location. This concerns an earlier release made this evening. The victim is in hospital where he remains, for what are described as non life threatening edged weapon injuries. At this time there are ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 5568 Cunard Street, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 5568 Cunard Street, Halifax May 11, 2022 This fire involved a group residential dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be improperly discarded smoking materials. There were operating smoke alarms. The area of origin was determined to be exterior exit stairs/storage ...

UPDATE: Missing man found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased The 54-year-old man who was reported missing from Sunken Lake on May 12 has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation is ongoing. ...

Police charge two people with firearms offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people with firearms offences ​ Police have charged two people in relation to a firearms investigation in Halifax last week. ​ On May 6 at approximately 9:15 p.m. members of the Integrated Guns and Gangs Unit, assisted by West Division Patrol members, stopped a vehicle in Halifax in ...

Missing Person: located ​

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: located ​ The missing 30-year-old man whom police requested the public’s assistance in locating today has been located safe.​ ​ HRP thanks the public and media for their concern and assistance. ...

Police have charged eight people with drug trafficking in relation to a search in Halifax earlier last week

**** HRP Media Release Police charge eight people for drug trafficking   Police have charged eight people with drug trafficking in relation to a search in Halifax earlier last week. ​ On May 4, investigators in the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of a residence on Frederick Avenue in ...

Halifax Regional Police is investigating four break and enters that occurred this week in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate break and enters Halifax Regional Police is investigating four break and enters that occurred this week in Halifax. ​ Three of the incidents occurred on May 10. At approximately 12:45 a.m. police responded to a break and enter at BP Corner News at 1903 Barrington Street. Two men broke ...

UPDATE: Missing youth located

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing youth located The 16-year-old youth who was reported missing from North Kentville on May 10 has been found safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media.     ...

Police continue to investigate murder of Tanya Jean Brooks

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Tanya Jean Brooks ​ Today marks the thirteenth anniversary of the murder of Tanya Jean Brooks and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ Tanya was found deceased beside the former St. Patrick’s-Alexandra School on Maitland ...

Update: suspicious circumstances ​

**** HRP Media Release Update: suspicious circumstances ​ Investigators have determined that the suspicious circumstance call involving a youth in the area of Vienna and Oxford streets in Halifax on May 6 was not criminal in nature. We thank the public and media for their concern and assistance.   ...

Meteghan RCMP charge man with firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan RCMP charge man with firearms offences Meteghan RCMP has charged a man after shots were fired at a home on Belle Vue St. in Belliveau’s Cove. On May 7, 2022, at approximately 10:30 a.m.,​ Meteghan RCMP responded to a complaint of an unknown disturbance at a home on Belle Vue ...

West Hants District RCMP arrest man after incident at a high school

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants District RCMP arrest man after incident at a high school West Hants District RCMP has arrested a man after an incident at a high school on Payzant Dr. in Windsor. On May 5, at approximately 11 a.m., West Hants District RCMP responded to a report of a man, in ...

Government Invests in Halifax Stanfield International Airport

**** CNS Media Release Government Invests in Halifax Stanfield International Airport —————————————————————- The Halifax International Airport Authority will be able to attract more air routes and passengers to Nova Scotia with the help of a $13-million investment from the Province. Susan Corkum-Greek, Minister of Economic Development, announced the funding today, May 6, during an event ...

UPDATE: Kings District RCMP lay charges after second armed robbery in Kings County

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Kings District RCMP lay charges after second armed robbery in Kings County Kings District RCMP has laid charges after a second armed robbery occurred at a bank on Central Ave. in Greenwood. On May 5, at approximately 1:10 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a 911 call of an armed ...

HRP launches tip line to generate information on gun violence

**** HRP Media Release HRP launches tip line to generate information on gun violence ​ Halifax Regional Police is launching a new tip line to encourage people to come forward with information on violent crime in our community. ​ Starting today, citizens can reach out to police with information on gun-related crime by calling the Gun ...

Today marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of 3-year-old Dylan Ehler

**** Truro Police Release Today marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of 3-year-old Dylan Ehler. We recognize how hard the past two years have been on Dylan’s parents, family, and the wider community. Attached is a picture of Dylan and shows the clothing he wore on the day of his disappearance. The Truro Police ...

Non-resident Property Tax Removed, Deed Transfer Tax Remains

**** CNS Media Release Non-resident Property Tax Removed, Deed Transfer Tax Remains —————————————————————- The government will not be moving forward with the non-resident property tax. Premier Tim Houston announced the change today, May 5. “My intentions all along were to improve home affordability, not to be at odds with our core value of being a ...

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery ​ Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last night. At approximately 11:15 p.m. police responded to a robbery in-progress at the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 6025 Almon Street.​ A man entered the store and stole merchandise. He threatened the employees when they approached him ...

Police have charged a man for two Robberies that occurred in Dartmouth

**’* HRP Media Release Police charge man for two (2)​ robberies ​ Police have charged a man for two Robberies that occurred in Dartmouth this afternoon. At approximately 2:15 p.m. police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Bank Of Montreal located at 21 MicMac Blvd.​ ​ ​ A man entered the ...

The Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Unit (HTU) has charged a man with sexual offences, some relating to underage female youths, after a months-long investigation in Kentville

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Unit charge man with sexual offences The Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Unit (HTU) has charged a man with sexual offences, some relating to underage female youths, after a months-long investigation in Kentville. On February 7, 2022, the Nova Scotia HTU received a report of a 40-year-old man ...

Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime has charged a man with murder after an incident on Pleasant St. in Kingsport

**** RCMP Media Release Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime charge man with murder ​ Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime has charged a man with murder after an incident on Pleasant St. in Kingsport. ​ On May 1, 2022, Kings District RCMP received a report of a murder that had occurred at a home on Pleasant ...

Police are investigating an arson that occurred at a school in Bedford over the weekend

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate arson ​ Police are investigating an arson that occurred at a school in Bedford over the weekend. ​ At approximately 6:45 p.m. police and Halifax Fire and Emergency responded to a fire at the Bedford South School located on Oceanview Drive. Suspect(s) broke a window and set a fire ...

Police have charged three people in relation to a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth over the weekend

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three people in relation to shooting ​ Police have charged three people in relation to a shooting that occurred in Dartmouth over the weekend. ​ On April 30 at approximately 11:45 p.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Camden Street in Dartmouth. Responding ...

A Trunk Mobile Radio (TMR) site in Creignish, Nova Scotia was broken into by three people

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen these people? On April 21, 2022, a Trunk Mobile Radio (TMR) site in Creignish, Nova Scotia was broken into by three people. The people entered the TMR site and stole four Marathon M12V155 FT batteries belonging to Nova Scotia Power. The people are believed to be driving a ...

Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth 

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting in Dartmouth  ​ At 11:46 p.m. on Saturday April 30th 2022, Halifax Regional Police received a report of gun shots in the area of Camden Street in Dartmouth. Officers responded to the area and later located a man who had been shot, suffering from serious but non-life-threatening injuries at the Dartmouth ...

Missing man located in Sissiboo River

**** RCMP Media Release Missing man located in Sissiboo River The man, who was subject of an extensive search in the Weymouth Falls area was located deceased in the Sissiboo River. Graham Cromwell, 48 was located approximately 1 kilometre downstream from Gates Ln. at approximately 5:30 pm on April 29. The Nova Scotia RCMP would ...

April 29 marks 2 years since CH-148 Cyclone helicopter call sign Stalker was lost in the Ionian Sea while operating with HMCS Fredericton during Op REASSURANCE.

April 29 marks 2 years since CH-148 Cyclone helicopter call sign Stalker was lost in the Ionian Sea while operating with HMCS Fredericton during Op REASSURANCE. The fallen included four members of the RCAF (Captain Brenden MacDonald, Captain Kevin Hagen, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin and Corporal Matthew Cousins) and two members of the RCN (Sub-Lieutenant Abbigail ...

Interruptor active at midnight tonight

Interruptor active at midnight tonight Diesel up another 17.1 cents per litre No change in regular ...

Kings District RCMP seeking assistance to identify a person of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP seeking assistance to identify a person of interest Kings District RCMP is seeking assistance to identify a person of interest in relation to an incident that occurred at a restaurant on Main St. in Wolfville on March 6, 2022. At approximately 5:45 p.m. RCMP responded to a report ...

UPDATE: Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime charges man in fatal house fire

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime charges man in fatal house fire Southwest Nova RCMP Major Crime has charged a man with murder in relation to a fatal house fire in Pinkney’s Point. On March 17, 2022, shortly after 2 a.m., Yarmouth Rural RCMP and fire responded to a house fire ...

Police charge man for fraud offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for fraud offences ​ Investigators with the Financial Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have laid 52 charges against a man in relation to twenty-one fraud-related incidents that occurred last year. ​ Between January 2021 and November 2021, a man agreed to do home improvement and ...

Digby RCMP Detachment is leading a search for a man who entered the Sissiboo River and was not seen exiting it

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP lead search for missing man in Sissiboo River Digby RCMP Detachment is leading a search for a man who entered the Sissiboo River and was not seen exiting it. At approximately 8:45 p.m. yesterday evening, Digby RCMP responded to a report of a man who had entered the Sissiboo River ...

Diver discovery solves decades-old disappearance of Nova Scotia woman – UPDATED

**** RCMP Media Release Diver discovery solves decades-old disappearance of Nova Scotia woman (Update) Diving in the chilly waters off Nova Scotia’s coast, the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team (URT) didn’t expect to find a car. The second submerged car was an even bigger surprise. Officers then remembered the disappearance of Arlene McLean from Eastern Passage, ...

Police are asking for public assistance in the Treyvhon Bradshaw homicide investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police are asking for public assistance in the Treyvhon Bradshaw homicide investigation ​ Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s assistance identifying two persons of interest in the 2022 homicide of Treyvhon Alrick Bradshaw. ​ At approximately 2:35 a.m. on March 18, police responded to a weapons call in the 2100 ...

Police have charged a man in relation to a drug trafficking investigation in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man following drug investigation ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a drug trafficking investigation in Dartmouth. ​ On April 23, investigators in the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, with the assistance of members of the Guns and Gangs Unit and East Division Patrol, ...

West Hants District RCMP has charged a woman with assault in relation to an incident involving a child at a school

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge woman with assault West Hants District RCMP has charged a woman with assault in relation to an incident involving a child at a school on Hwy. 1 in Three Mile Plains. On April 11, 2022, West Hants District RCMP received an assistance request from the Nova Scotia Department of ...

Police continue to investigate murder of Lori Katherine Jollimore

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Lori Katherine Jollimore ​ Today marks the fifth anniversary of the murder of Lori Katherine Jollimore and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. ​ At approximately 1:09 p.m. on April 27, 2017, police responded to a ...

Fire Investigation Summary for 5 Esdaile Avenue, Dartmouth – 1 Fatality

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary for 5 Esdaile Avenue, Dartmouth April 21, 2022 This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling. There were no injuries and one fatality. The ignition source was determined to be smoking material. There were operating smoke alarms. The area of origin was determined to be a living room. The cause of this ...