Friday, July 10, 2020

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Nova Scotia RCMP refer death of man to Serious Incident Response Team after officers discharged firearms while responding to an incident involving a handgun

Nova Scotia RCMP refer death of man to Serious Incident Response Team after officers discharged firearms while responding to an incident involving a handgun

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP refer death of man to Serious Incident Response Team after officers discharged firearms while responding to an incident involving a handgun Earlier this evening​ Halifax District RCMP responded to a residence in Eastern Passage for a call of an armed man who was uttering threats. When police arrived, ...
Antigonish man charged in two separate historical sexual assaults

Antigonish man charged in two separate historical sexual assaults

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish man charged in two separate historical sexual assaults The RCMP has laid sexual assault charges in two separate incidents in Antigonish County and is reaching out to the community, in the event there are additional victims. Stephen Lawrence Kirk, 52, of Antigonish has been charged with one count of Sexual ...
Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia call for Wellness Fund project proposals

Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia call for Wellness Fund project proposals

**** NSHA Media Release Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia call for Wellness Fund project proposals Community health boards (CHBs) across Nova Scotia are simplifying their Wellness Fund Proposal process to accommodate community groups impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our communities will face huge challenges on the back end of this crisis that we ...
(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

(Found) Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health requests public’s assistance in locating missing patient ​UPDATE: Patient has been located Nova Scotia Health is requesting the public assistance in locating 32-year-old Jeanette Theriault who has gone missing from a Dartmouth Hospital. ​ Jeanette Theriault has brown eyes, long brown hair that curls at the ends and ...
Can you help police solve a robbery in Lower Sackville?

Can you help police solve a robbery in Lower Sackville?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you help police solve a robbery in Lower Sackville? ​ Shortly after midnight on July 8, Lower Sackville RCMP responded to a call of a robbery at a convenience store on Sackville Dr. ​ When police arrived at the scene they found the employee, who was alone in the store ...
Police charge man in relation to assault

Police charge man in relation to assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to assault ​ Police have charged a man in relation an assault that occurred early this morning in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 6:30 a.m. police responded to a report of an assault at an address on Gaston Road in Dartmouth. Two men were involved in a ...
Police charge woman in relation to incident involving mistreatment of dog ​

Police charge woman in relation to incident involving mistreatment of dog ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman in relation to incident involving mistreatment of dog ​ ​ Police have charged a woman in relation to an incident involving mistreatment of a dog that occurred last week in Dartmouth. ​ On July 1 at approximately 5:30 p.m. officers were called to the 600 block of Windmill ...
Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances

Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances

**** HRP Media Release Police seeking information in relation to suspicious circumstances Police are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to suspicious circumstances that occurred yesterday. ​ At approximately 2:10 p.m. the occupants of a vehicle travelling northbound on Highway 102 reported that they had just observed a man being assaulted by another man near ...
Richmond County RCMP warn of phone scam / Commission Warning Investors About Increase in Forex-related Scams

Richmond County RCMP warn of phone scam / Commission Warning Investors About Increase in Forex-related Scams

**** RCMP Media Release Richmond County RCMP warn of phone scam Richmond County​ RCMP is warning residents of a phone scam where the caller​ pretends to be a police officer.​ The caller ID shows as a number associated with​ St. Peter’s Detachment,​ 902-535-3023.​ The detachment has recently received​ complaints from residents who have told police ...
Government Invests in Community Projects to Help Prevent Domestic Violence

Government Invests in Community Projects to Help Prevent Domestic Violence

**** STATUS OF WOMEN Release Government Invests in Community Projects to Help Prevent Domestic Violence —————————————————————- Eighteen community organizations and groups throughout Nova Scotia are receiving grants to help prevent domestic violence. “Now, more than ever, we understand the need to work together to ensure a strong and resilient approach to the complex issue of ...
Crown Attorney Dedicated to Human Trafficking Offences

Crown Attorney Dedicated to Human Trafficking Offences

**** PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE Release Crown Attorney Dedicated to Human Trafficking Offences —————————————————————– Senior Crown attorney Josie McKinney will become this province’s first Crown attorney dedicated to the prosecution of human trafficking offences. “I am delighted that Ms. McKinney was the successful candidate for this very important prosecutorial role,” said Martin Herschorn, director of Public ...
Police Investigate Assault with Weapon

Police Investigate Assault with Weapon

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Assault with Weapon  ​ On July 8th, 2020 at approximately 1220 am Halifax Regional Police were called to the Nantucket bus terminal in Dartmouth​ regarding a​ 30-year-old male who had been assaulted with an edged weapon.​ Police located the male and learned​ that he​ was involved in an altercation ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Codi Marson

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Codi Marson

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 27-year-old who was reported missing from​ Upper Sackville on July​ 7 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ​. Missing person: Help the RCMP find Codi Marson ​  Halifax District RCMP ...
HRP statement on Crown’s decision related to charges against Ms. Santina Rao

HRP statement on Crown’s decision related to charges against Ms. Santina Rao

**** HRP Media Release HRP statement on Crown’s decision related to charges against Ms. Santina Rao Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella issued the following statement on the Crown’s decision to not proceed with the charges against Ms. Santina Rao related to a January incident in Halifax. “Halifax Regional Police is aware of the Crown’s ...
NSHA neurosurgery is the first in Canada to use new robot for brain surgery

NSHA neurosurgery is the first in Canada to use new robot for brain surgery

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA neurosurgery is the first in Canada to use new robot for brain surgery Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Division of Neurosurgery (Department of Surgery) and Medtronic Canada ULC are delighted to announce the first- in-Canada use of Medtronic Stealth AutoGuide TM robot technology, at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. “The Stealth ...
Fallon Drane wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Fallon Drane wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Fallon Drane wanted by police on province-wide warrant ​ Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a woman who has been charged with a number of offences related to weapons, Theft, Possession of Stolen Property, and Failure to Comply with Conditions. The offences occurred in the Halifax ...
New Pilot Program Supports People to be Certified as Continuing Care Assistants

New Pilot Program Supports People to be Certified as Continuing Care Assistants

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Pilot Program Supports People to be Certified as Continuing Care Assistants ————————————————————– Government wants to encourage more people to become certified to work in the continuing care field in Nova Scotia. That is why a new pilot program will provide funding for people to have their skills and experience assessed ...
Halifax Regional Police Responded to a robbery in the 100-200 block of Research Dr. in Dartmouth

Halifax Regional Police Responded to a robbery in the 100-200 block of Research Dr. in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release On July 6th, 2020 at 1:22am Halifax Regional Police Responded to a robbery in the 100-200 block of Research Dr. in Dartmouth.​ A male victim was riding his bike home from work when he was approached by another man who demanded cash from him.​ The victim refused and the suspect produced ...
Woman sprayed with bear spray during disturbance in Dartmouth

Woman sprayed with bear spray during disturbance in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release On July 4th, 2020 at 7:00pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a physical disturbance in the 30-40 block of Joseph Young St in Dartmouth.​ Upon arrival a group of approximate 20 people began to disburse.​ During the disturbance a 34 year old woman was sprayed with bear spray.​ A 27 year ...
(Update) Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair

(Update) Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair Update ​ Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair Complete This is to confirm that effective 4:30 PM, Monday, July 6, 2020, the Precautionary Boil Water Advisory issued on Saturday, July 4, 2020, for customers in the communities of Fall ...
Victim in June 29 incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide​ ​

Victim in June 29 incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide​ ​

**** HRP Media Release Victim in June 29 incident now deceased and death deemed a homicide​ ​ At approximately 10:20 pm on June 29th, 2020, Halifax Regional Police received a report of an assault with a weapon that had just occurred at the Esso Gas Station, located at​ 6020 Young Street, Halifax. An​ unknown male approached ...
Police investigate physical altercation and mistreatment of dog ​

Police investigate physical altercation and mistreatment of dog ​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate physical altercation and mistreatment of dog ​ ​ On July 1, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Halifax Regional Police were called to the 600 block of Windmill Road, Dartmouth regarding a physical altercation taking place between 4 adult females.​ ​ The altercation started after two females in one vehicle confronted two ...
Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Capilano, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside, Lakeview & Lower Sackville (Cobequid Road – Glendale Drive Outbound)

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory – Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Capilano, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside, Lakeview & Lower Sackville (Cobequid Road – Glendale Drive Outbound)

**** Halifax Water Release Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Customers in the communities of Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Capilano, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside, Lakeview & Lower Sackville (Cobequid Road – Glendale Drive Outbound) This boil water order is precautionary and based on the possible occurrence of low chlorine residual resulting from the water main break ...
The suspicious death that occurred on July 1, 2020 at the 6300 Block on Cork Street has been ruled a homicide

The suspicious death that occurred on July 1, 2020 at the 6300 Block on Cork Street has been ruled a homicide

**** HRP Media Release Death ruled a homicide. ​ The suspicious death that occurred on July 1, 2020 at the 6300 Block on Cork Street has been ruled a homicide. ​ On July 1, 2020​ at approximately 10:43 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 6300 block of ...
Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify persons of interest

Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify persons of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize this person? Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify persons of interest. Late afternoon on June 13, three ATV’s were crossing the grass median and merging dangerously into traffic on Highway 101, eastbound in Middle Sackville. Witnesses said the ATVs were driving on the ...
Risk advisory in effect for Lake Micmac due to possible blue-green algae bloom

Risk advisory in effect for Lake Micmac due to possible blue-green algae bloom

**** HRM Media Release Risk advisory in effect for Lake Micmac due to possible blue-green algae bloom The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae bloom, a risk advisory is in effect for Lake Micmac in Dartmouth. Residents are encouraged to avoid swimming in the lake ...
Public Health holding school immunizations clinics to catch-up Grade 7 students from 2019-2020 school year

Public Health holding school immunizations clinics to catch-up Grade 7 students from 2019-2020 school year

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health holding school immunizations clinics to catch-up Grade 7 students from 2019-2020 school year Grade 7 students from the 2019-2020 school year will be able to get up-to-date on immunizations at clinics hosted by Public Health in July and August. The second round of clinics for this past school year ...
(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson ​Update: Missing person located ​The 15-year-old who was reported missing from​ Plymouth on July​ 2 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Pictou District RCMP is asking for ...
Province Awards Contract for Summer Street Parkade

Province Awards Contract for Summer Street Parkade

**** TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH/WELLNESS/NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY Media Release Province Awards Contract for Summer Street Parkade —————————————————————– The province continues to move forward with the largest health-care infrastructure project in Nova Scotia’s history. A tender to design and build a parkade across from the Halifax Infirmary on Summer Street was awarded to Lindsay Construction Limited, today, ...
No Charges Against HRP Officer in Arrest of Dartmouth Youth

No Charges Against HRP Officer in Arrest of Dartmouth Youth

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against HRP Officer in Arrest of Dartmouth Youth —————————————————————————————- The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has released its report regarding the January arrest of a 17-year-old female. Shortly before 10:30 p.m. on January 22, 2020 an officer with the Halifax Regional Police responded to a complaint of a ...
(Update) Police investigating suspicious death in Halifax

(Update) Police investigating suspicious death in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release() (Update) Police investigating suspicious death in Halifax ​ Police are investigating a suspicious death related to a weapons call last night in Halifax. ​ At approximately 10:43 p.m. police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 6300 block of Cork Street in Halifax. Officers arrived on scene and ...
Missing person found deceased

Missing person found deceased

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person found deceased A 29-year-old man from Maitland, Lunenburg County was located deceased. The discovery was made at 8:20 p.m. on June 29 when a person who was boating on Blysteiner Lake located the remains. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature, however the investigation into the death ...
Meteghan man charged for mischief and weapons offences

Meteghan man charged for mischief and weapons offences

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan man charged for mischief and weapons offences At 6:42 p.m. on June 29, Meteghan RCMP responded to Multiple calls of a man who was shooting at vehicles on Hwy. 1, from his front porch. The suspect, a 46-year-old man from Meteghan River, was arrested without incident at the home. Police searched the home and ...
Kings District RCMP, with assistance from Valley Ground Search and Rescue and EHS, located three lost hikers at Cape Split

Kings District RCMP, with assistance from Valley Ground Search and Rescue and EHS, located three lost hikers at Cape Split

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP, with assistance from Valley Ground Search and Rescue and EHS, located three lost hikers at Cape Split. Just after 10 p.m. on June 29, RCMP officers were dispatched to the Cape Split hiking trail after receiving a call from a hiker that their group had become separated and ...
Police request public assistance identifying suspect

Police request public assistance identifying suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police request public assistance identifying suspect ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to a break and enter in Halifax last month. ​ On May 5, police responded to a report of a break and enter at a home in the Cowie Hill area of ...
Can you identify these people?

Can you identify these people?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you identify these people? Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identity two suspects involved in a theft from a business in Lower Sackville. Just before 9 p.m. on June 27, a man and a woman enter a local business on Sackville Dr. and left the business ...
Organ and Tissue Donation Law Comes into Effect in January

Organ and Tissue Donation Law Comes into Effect in January

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Organ and Tissue Donation Law Comes into Effect in January ————————————————————- Government announced today, June 30, the Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act will come into effect on Jan. 18, 2021. The new law will make it possible for more Nova Scotians to donate their organs and tissues at the ...
Attempted Murder charges laid following disturbance

Attempted Murder charges laid following disturbance

**** RCMP Media Release Attempted Murder charges laid following disturbance ​ On June 28 just after 9 p.m., members of Annapolis District RCMP responded to a call of a disturbance at a camp ground on Highway 1 in Granville Ferry. Police learned that following a dispute, a man dragged a woman towards a river​ and ...
Police investigating stabbing in Halifax

Police investigating stabbing in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating stabbing ​ Members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a stabbing that occurred this morning in Halifax. ​ At approximately 4:33 a.m., police responded to a report of a physical disturbance at an apartment building in the 2300 block of Brunswick Street ...
Police looking for suspect in weapons assault

Police looking for suspect in weapons assault

**** HRP Media Release Police looking for suspect in weapons assault Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a weapons assault that occurred in Halifax on June 29th, 2020. At approximately 10:20 pm, Halifax Regional Police received a report of a weapons assault that had just occurred at the Esso ...
RCMP are looking for the owner after a firearm was found on the side of the road in Guysborough County

RCMP are looking for the owner after a firearm was found on the side of the road in Guysborough County

**** RCMP Media Release Missing something? On May 23, a firearm was found on the side of the road in central Guysborough County. The firearm was not loaded when it was found. The RCMP want to return it to its owner, and are reaching out to the public to do this. Details about the make, ...
Lifeguards Supervise Provincial Beaches Starting July 1

Lifeguards Supervise Provincial Beaches Starting July 1

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Releases Lifeguards Supervise Provincial Beaches Starting July 1 ————————————————————– Nova Scotians can enjoy their favourite beaches this summer under the watchful eyes of trained lifeguards starting Wednesday, July 1. ​ The Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service provides 82 lifeguards to supervise 23 beaches in 12 counties. Last summer, more than 370,000 people visited ...
Province Expands Supportive Care Program

Province Expands Supportive Care Program

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Province Expands Supportive Care Program —————————————————————– Nova Scotians with cognitive impairments like significant memory loss or brain injury want more flexibility and control over how care is provided in their homes. That is why government is expanding a program to help more people get the care they need at home. Government ...
Child Benefit Increasing

Child Benefit Increasing

**** COMMUNITY SERVICES Media Release Child Benefit Increasing —————————————————– Nova Scotia is continuing efforts to support people living on lower incomes. ​ In July, government will expand the Nova Scotia Child Benefit to include more families, while also raising the amount eligible families receive. The $18 million investment, included in the 2020-21 budget, is the ...
Police Investigate Personal Watercraft Collision – Halifax Harbour

Police Investigate Personal Watercraft Collision – Halifax Harbour

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Personal Watercraft Collision – Halifax Harbour At 7:17 p.m., on the 26th of June, Halifax Regional Police received a 911 call reporting two personal watercraft colliding on Halifax Harbour near the MacDonald Bridge. ​ ​ A 15 year old male operating one of the watercraft sustained serious life threatening injuries.​ The ...
Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two people in relation to a shooting that occurred earlier this week in Halifax

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two people in relation to a shooting that occurred earlier this week in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate shooting ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two people in relation to a shooting that occurred earlier this week in Halifax. ​ At approximately 2:50 p.m. on June 23 police responded to a report of a shooting involving two vehicles in a parking lot ...
Police continue to investigate 2005 disappearance of Shen Chiu “Andy” Tsou

Police continue to investigate 2005 disappearance of Shen Chiu “Andy” Tsou

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate 2005 disappearance of Shen Chiu “Andy” Tsou Today is the 15th anniversary of the disappearance of Shen Chiu “Andy” Tsou and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. Andy was a resident of Richmond, British Columbia and was last seen ...
Charges laid after police respond to weapons call

Charges laid after police respond to weapons call

**** RCMP Media Release Charges laid after police respond to weapons call ​On June 20, members of Cole Harbour RCMP were at a call on Amos Walter Dr. in North Preston when they noticed two men in the area who were about to fight. The police officers de escalated the situation before anyone was assaulted. ...
Colchester RCMP seize loaded handgun from vehicle

Colchester RCMP seize loaded handgun from vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester RCMP seize loaded handgun from vehicle On​ June 24 at​ 10:55 p.m.,​ Colchester District RCMP responded to a​ 911 reporting​ a two-vehicle collision in the parking lot of a service station in Brookfield.​ The drivers got out of their vehicles and began yelling at one another.​ A third man arrived ...
Pride flag was raised at Province House in Halifax

Pride flag was raised at Province House in Halifax

**** CNS Media Release Pride Nova Scotia Network members, Premier Stephen McNeil and government officials were in attendance as the Pride flag was raised at Province House, in Halifax today, June 25. “We raise the Pride flag every year as a direct reflection of how important 2SLGBTIQ+ rights and inclusion are to the people of ...
Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots fired from a small black car at black SUV, on Highway 111

Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots fired from a small black car at black SUV, on Highway 111

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call – Shooting At 4:27 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of gun shots fired from a small black car at black SUV, on Highway 111 near Mic Mac Blvd, Dartmouth.  Multiple officers have responded to the scene and have not located anyone injured. Investigators with the General ...
Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jacob Croft

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jacob Croft

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jacob Croft ​ Lunenburg District RCMP, with the assistance of Lunenburg County and North Queens Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR), were in the Northfield area of Lunenburg County yesterday continuing to search for 29-year-old Jacob​ Croft of Chester Basin. Croft was last seen at approximately ...
(Update) Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a child that has gone missing in Halifax

(Update) Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a child that has gone missing in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police trying to locate lost child Update Release on Missing Child HRP confirm that an extensive search of Kearney Lake and the neighborhood has been completed in joint efforts to locate a girl who was reported missing by a bystander. The reported girl has not been found and there is no ...
NSHA launches new mental health and addictions website​

NSHA launches new mental health and addictions website​

**** NSHA Media Release NEWS RELEASE NSHA launches new mental health and addictions website​ The Mental Health and Addictions Program (MHAP) of Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) has launched a new website where visitors can access information on common mental illness and harmful substance use conditions, and explore evidence-based tools and resources. At the heart ...
Homecoming motorcade procession for Captain Brenden MacDonald, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, and Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

Homecoming motorcade procession for Captain Brenden MacDonald, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, and Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

**** CAF Release Homecoming motorcade procession for Captain Brenden MacDonald, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, and Master Corporal Matthew Cousins Captain Brenden MacDonald, Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, and Master Corporal Matthew Cousins will arrive home in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, on Thursday, June 25. As previously announced, six Canadian Armed Forces ...
The Department of National Defence releases 2019 report on suicide mortality

The Department of National Defence releases 2019 report on suicide mortality

**** CAF Release The Department of National Defence releases 2019 report on suicide mortality ​ The Department of National Defence (DND) released the 2019 Surgeon General Report on Suicide Mortality in the Canadian Armed Forces. The findings from this report will advance the department’s knowledge of this issue by helping to refine our understanding of ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Tristan James Marchand

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Tristan James Marchand

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Tristan James Marchand ​. Update: Missing person located ​The 33-year-old​ man​ who was reported missing from St. Peter’s​ on June 24​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. St. Peter’s​ ...
NSHA working to address issues with blood collection appointment telephone booking process

NSHA working to address issues with blood collection appointment telephone booking process

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA working to address issues with blood collection appointment telephone booking process Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is working to address issues and delays people are currently experiencing when they call to book a blood collection appointment.​ “We know patients are having difficulty getting through our phone lines to make an ...
Update: Woman and dog die after dog attack

Update: Woman and dog die after dog attack

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Woman and dog die after dog attack On June 9, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a possible deceased woman off the Wittenburg Rd. in Middle Musquodoboit and a dog was near the woman. Based on evidence on the scene, witness statements and past known history of violence ...
Stronger Regulations to Protect Youth from Harms of Vaping

Stronger Regulations to Protect Youth from Harms of Vaping

**** FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD Media Release Stronger Regulations to Protect Youth from Harms of Vaping —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is taking action to protect youth and decrease youth vaping by strengthening regulations on the sale of vaping products. That is why Nova Scotia will be the first province in Atlantic Canada to introduce a tax on vaping ...
(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson Update: Missing person located ​The 15-year-old who was reported missing from​ Plymouth on June​ 23 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media Pictou District RCMP is asking for ...
(Update) Help RCMP identify persons of interest

(Update) Help RCMP identify persons of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP identify persons of interest Update: Persons of interest have been identified ​Update:​ Please note that the persons of interest described in this release have been identified. The investigation in ongoing. . Halifax District RCMP is asking for help from the public to identify persons of interest. ​ At approximately 7 ...
(Update) Police charge man for robbery – Dartmouth

(Update) Police charge man for robbery – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police charge man for robbery Police have charged a man for a robbery that occurred last night in Dartmouth. At approximately 11:55 p.m. a man armed with a knife entered the Irving gas station at 200 Waverley Road in Dartmouth. He demanded money from the cashier but did not obtain ...
RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences that originated on December 30, 2019

RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences that originated on December 30, 2019

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences that originated on December 30, 2019 in Whites Lake. Tyler John Countway, 21, of West Dover, has been charged with: • Aggravated Assault x 2 • Robbery Countway is ...
(Update) Police investigate shooting

(Update) Police investigate shooting

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate shooting. ​Update: The investigation ​ into the earlier shooting is ongoing. We believe the suspects are known to one another and believe it to be a targeted incident. The male arrested earlier is still in custody and our Integrated General Investigative Section are continuing to work on the file.​ ...
Kings District RCMP begin​ Summer ATV patrols

Kings District RCMP begin​ Summer ATV patrols

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP begin​ Summer ATV patrols Kings District RCMP wants ATV enthusiasts to know they can expect to see them patrolling the trails this summer. Police will be out, and will be ensuring the shared trails are being used safely. Over the past weekend, members of Kings District RCMP made ...
Police warn public of a new form of fentanyl found in Halifax

Police warn public of a new form of fentanyl found in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police warn public of a new form of fentanyl found in Halifax ​ Police are warning the public of a new form of fentanyl that was seized as part of an investigation last week in Halifax. ​ The seized drugs are bright green and have the consistency of sidewalk chalk. As ...
Middle Sackville man charged with uttering threats and firearm offences

Middle Sackville man charged with uttering threats and firearm offences

**** RCMP Media Release Middle Sackville man charged with uttering threats and firearm offences Halifax District RCMP have charged a 61-year-old man from Middle Sackville following an incident on June 21. At approximately 11:45 p.m. on Halifax District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint where a man had a gun and had threatened another man. ...
Applications Open, New Category Added to Emergency Services Providers Fund

Applications Open, New Category Added to Emergency Services Providers Fund

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Media Release Applications Open, New Category Added to Emergency Services Providers Fund —————————————————————- Nova Scotians rely on first responder organizations to protect us from fires and other emergency situations. That is why the budget of the Emergency Services Provider Fund was increased to purchase equipment used to respond to an emergency. The ...
Man arrested for public mischief following false weapons call

Man arrested for public mischief following false weapons call

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested for public mischief following false weapons call ​Halifax District RCMP has arrested a 46-year-old man from Middle Sackville for public mischief following a false firearms complaint. ​ At approximately 8:30 p.m. on June 20, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call of a man at a Lower Sackville ...
Canadian Armed Forces members recovered from Stalker 22 crash identified

Canadian Armed Forces members recovered from Stalker 22 crash identified

**** CAF Release Canadian Armed Forces members recovered from Stalker 22 crash identified On June 18, 2020, the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario identified the remains of four of the six Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members killed in the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crash of April 29. Remains of the following CAF members have been positively identified: Captain ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Randall (Randy) Philip Murray

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Randall (Randy) Philip Murray

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located ​The 60-year-old who was reported missing from​ Stewiacke on June​ 20​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find Randall (Randy) Philip Murray Colchester County District ...
(Update) Man Arrested After Shots Fired in Dartmouth

(Update) Man Arrested After Shots Fired in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Update: The male who was arrested this morning has been released from custody with no charges at this time.​ Officers are now clear from the scene and the investigation is continuing. Man Arrested After Weapons Call Halifax Regional Police has one adult male in custody in relation to a weapons complaint ...
Police looking to identify suspect in sexual assault

Police looking to identify suspect in sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police looking to identify suspect in sexual assault Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax. On June 18 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred in the area of a bus shelter on ...
Waycobah man arrested on child pornography charges

Waycobah man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Waycobah man arrested on child pornography charges ​The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, has arrested a Waycobah man for child pornography offences. ​ On June 18, 2020, the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with members of the Inverness District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, General Duty, and the RCMP Digital ...
No Charges in Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer

No Charges in Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges in Discharge of Firearm by Halifax Regional Police Officer ————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has cleared a Halifax Regional Police Officer of any wrongdoing in the discharge of his firearm. On September 3, Halifax Regional Police were investigating a complaint of a stolen vehicle. At ...
Colchester District RCMP is asking for help from the public to solve a vandalism complaint at the Old Clifton Cemetery

Colchester District RCMP is asking for help from the public to solve a vandalism complaint at the Old Clifton Cemetery

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester District RCMP is asking for help from the public to solve a vandalism complaint at the Old Clifton Cemetery. Sometime between June 12 and June 14, vandals entered the Old Clifton Cemetery and pushed over several headstones, breaking many of them and causing thousands of dollars in damage. The broken ...
Fentanyl detected in Windsor-West Hants, two charged

Fentanyl detected in Windsor-West Hants, two charged

**** RCMP Media Release Fentanyl detected in Windsor-West Hants, two charged ​ On April 20, Windsor District RCMP issued a warning about drugs in the Windsor-West Hants area after responding to two overdoses in 24 hours. One person died and another was transported to hospital and has survived. The drugs were immediately seized and sent for ...
Nova Scotia SPCA and PetSmart Charities® of Canada Announce Drive-Thru Pet Pantry

Nova Scotia SPCA and PetSmart Charities® of Canada Announce Drive-Thru Pet Pantry

**** NS SPCA Media Release Nova Scotia SPCA and PetSmart Charities® of Canada Announce Drive-Thru Pet Pantry The Nova Scotia SPCA is excited to announce they will be hosting a contact-less drive-thru pet pantry after being awarded a $9,500 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada. Pet owners who have been financially affected by COVID-19 are welcome ...
(Update) Person rushed to hospital after drowning incident at Chocolate Lake

(Update) Person rushed to hospital after drowning incident at Chocolate Lake

**** HRP Media Release Update: The 22-year-old Halifax man who was taken to Hospital from Chocolate Lake in Halifax on June 17 has passed away. . Injured Person – Chocolate Lake, Halifax Person rushed to hospital after drowning incident at Chocolate Lake At approximately 3:10 p.m., Halifax Regional Police assisted Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency and Emergency Health ...
Help Shelburne RCMP locate stolen water truck

Help Shelburne RCMP locate stolen water truck

**** RCMP Media Release Help Shelburne RCMP locate stolen water truck Sometime between 9 p.m. on June 15 and 7 a.m. on June 16, a blue 2014 Toyota Tacoma was stolen from a water treatment facility in Shelburne County. The facility is located at 9 Rose Island Lane in Sandy Point. “Town of Shelburne” is ...
Police have charged a second man with attempted murder in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax in January.

Police have charged a second man with attempted murder in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax in January.

**** HRP Media Release Police charge second man in January stabbing ​ Police have charged a second man with attempted murder in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Halifax in January. ​ At approximately 8:40 p.m. on January 17, police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment building in the 5500 ...
(SiRT) has begun an investigation into a collision between an RCMP vehicle and an ATV

(SiRT) has begun an investigation into a collision between an RCMP vehicle and an ATV

**** SiRT Media Release RCMP Collision with All Terrain Vehicle Leads to Investigation ————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has begun an investigation into a collision between an RCMP vehicle and an ATV (All Terrain Vehicle). During the early morning hours of June 6, members of the RCMP attempted to arrest an ...
Man facing several charges following critical incident in Colchester County

Man facing several charges following critical incident in Colchester County

**** RCMP Media Release Man facing several charges following critical incident in Colchester County ​ A critical incident in the community of Great Village last evening has resulted in several charges. ​ At about 5:30 p.m. Colchester District RCMP responded to two related calls originating from the same address on Hwy 2 in Great Village. ...
Police are investigating a shooting that took place earlier tonight in Halifax

Police are investigating a shooting that took place earlier tonight in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a shooting that took place earlier tonight in Halifax ​ At​ 8:27 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to​ multiple reports of gun shots in the area of Lower Water Street and Sackville Street. Officers were quickly on scene but failed to locate a victim or suspect in the ...
Operational pause of CH-148 Cyclone fleet lifted

Operational pause of CH-148 Cyclone fleet lifted

**** CAF Release Operational pause of CH-148 Cyclone fleet lifted ​ The Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division, Lieutenant-General Alain Pelletier, has lifted the operational pause on the CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter fleet. ​ The return to flying operations follows a thorough risk assessment that outlined mitigation measures to ensure aircrews understand the conditions that ...
Human Trafficking Team charged three men for sexual offences

Human Trafficking Team charged three men for sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release Human Trafficking Team charged three men for sexual offences The Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Team has charged three men for sexual offences. The Provincial Human Trafficking Team received information that persons in the Pictou County area were attempting to target and recruit young women from​ the area​ into Human Trafficking.​ In ...
N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION–Year-End Results

N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION–Year-End Results

**** N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION Media Release Year-End Results ——————————- The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) released its year-end financial results today, June 16, for April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Strong sales growth exceeded projections with a 4.2 per cent increase in earnings to $247.3 million compared to the previous fiscal year. This growth ...
SiRT: No Charges against HRP Officer

SiRT: No Charges against HRP Officer

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges against HRP Officer ————————————————————— The province’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) released its report today regarding an allegation of sexual assault made against a male officer of the Halifax Regional Police. On February 22, 2018, SiRT was contacted by the HRP/RCMP Integrated Sexual Assault Unit as a result of ...
Police Investigate Break and Enter Into School

Police Investigate Break and Enter Into School

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break and Enter Into School One suspect is in custody following a break and enter in Halifax overnight.​ ​ ​ At 11:41 p.m. police responded to a report of an intrusion alarm activation at Halifax West High School on Thomas Raddall Drive in Halifax.​ Two suspects were located inside the ...
Police have charged a man following an assault with a weapon in Halifax

Police have charged a man following an assault with a weapon in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Assault with weapon ​ Police have charged a man following an assault with a weapon in Halifax ​ At​ 1136 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of​ a man throwing rocks at a residence in the 2400 block of Brunswick Street; breaking two windows. The man was also observed ...
PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE: Fair Treatment of African Nova Scotians

PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE: Fair Treatment of African Nova Scotians

**** PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE Media Release Fair Treatment of African Nova Scotians —————————————————————- NOTE: The following is a statement from Martin Herschorn, director of public prosecutions. —————————————————————- As prosecutors, Crown attorneys of the Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service are committed to the fair treatment of all members of the public who encounter the criminal justice ...
Police looking for owner of property

Police looking for owner of property

**** HRP Media Release Police looking for owner of property Police are requesting the public’s assistance locating the owner of property found yesterday by officers. ​ On June 14 while investigating an unrelated matter, officers located a Canon camera and Go Pro video camera in a bag with no owner identification. The owner of the ...
(Found) Missing Person: David Potter

(Found) Missing Person: David Potter

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: David Potter Update: The 70-year-old Halifax man reported missing on June 15, has been located. Police thank the public for their concern and assistance. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 70-year-old Halifax man. David Potter was last seen on June 15 in the area ...
Two new incidents and one update via HRP: Man Arrested for Making Threats to Cause Damage to Property / Man Arrested for Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle and Assault / Arrest Made in Stabbing Incident

Two new incidents and one update via HRP: Man Arrested for Making Threats to Cause Damage to Property / Man Arrested for Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle and Assault / Arrest Made in Stabbing Incident

**** HRP Media Release Two new incidents and one update to pass along   Man Arrested for Making Threats to Cause Damage to Property At approximately 6:00 p.m. on June 14th, a man attended the Police Headquarters building on Gottingen Street in Halifax and made threatening comments to an employee indicating he intended to burn ...
(Update) Police investigating a suspicious fire that occurred overnight in Dartmouth

(Update) Police investigating a suspicious fire that occurred overnight in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE on suspicious fire A 30-years-old Dartmouth man​ was taken into custody this morning in relation to this incident. He has since been released from custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date to face charges of Arson, mischief/property damage and breach of previously imposed conditions. . ...
Lunenburg District RCMP charge man with weapons offences and others following dispute

Lunenburg District RCMP charge man with weapons offences and others following dispute

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged with weapons offences and others following dispute ​ On June 11 just after 11:30 p.m., members of Lunenburg District RCM responded to a call of an assault in the community of Windsor Rd., where the accused left the scene, and was believed to be impaired. ​ RCMP members located ...
Police charge Dartmouth man in relation to two recent armed robberies

Police charge Dartmouth man in relation to two recent armed robberies

**** HRP Media Release Police charge Dartmouth man in relation to two recent armed robberies ​ On​ June 12, 2020 at approximately 12:45 p.m. members of the Halifax Regional Police patrol division arrested a 51-year-old Dartmouth man in relation to two recent armed robberies. The incidents had been investigated by the Halifax Regional Police/ RCMP ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Donald “Don” Archer

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Donald “Don” Archer

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Donald “Don” Archer Update: Missing person found deceased The 66-year old person who was reported missing from Shelburne on June 12 has been located deceased. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. The investigation into the ...
Meteghan man charged with child pornography offences

Meteghan man charged with child pornography offences

**** RCMP Media Release Meteghan man charged with child pornography offences The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Meteghan man for child pornography offences. On February 20,​ the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with General Duty members of the Meteghan Detachment, Yarmouth/Clare RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, RCMP Digital Forensic Services and ...
Pictou County man arrested on child pornography charges

Pictou County man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County man arrested on child pornography charges ​ The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, with assistance from the New Glasgow Regional Police, have arrested a Pictou County man for child pornography offences.   On October 12, 2019, the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with members of the Pictou County ...
Pictou District RCMP ask for help in finding stolen graduation gift

Pictou District RCMP ask for help in finding stolen graduation gift

**** RCMP Media Release #CanYouHelp #Pictou District RCMPNS find a stolen dirtbike? Stolen from a shed on MacLellan’s Brook Rd. in MacLellan’s Brook during the overnight hours of June 9/10, a 2017 Kawasaki KLX 110 dirtbike, Nova Scotia Licence plate JW295. Please call police at 902-755-4141 if you have information on it. The owner got ...
(Update) Police charge man with sexual assault

(Update) Police charge man with sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with sexual assault ​ Update Mark Patrick Gray, 27, of Halifax, is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face one count each of robbery, possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose and failure to comply with conditions.   Police have charged a man in relation to ...
Police have arrested a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Halifax

Police have arrested a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police have arrested a man in relation to a robbery that occurred earlier today at a store in Halifax. At approximately 12:47 p.m., police responded to a report of a robbery at Atlantic News at 5560 Morris Street in Halifax. Staff reported that a man armed with a knife entered the ...
Lunenburg District RCMP wants ATV enthusiasts to know they can expect to see them patrolling the trails this summer

Lunenburg District RCMP wants ATV enthusiasts to know they can expect to see them patrolling the trails this summer

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP wants ATV enthusiasts to know they can expect to see them patrolling the trails this summer. Police will be out, and will be ensuring the shared trails are being used safely. RCMP in Lunenburg County are investing in additional training this summer to ensure that additional members are ...
Fire Investigation Summary for 6 Afton Court, Cole Harbour

Fire Investigation Summary for 6 Afton Court, Cole Harbour

**** HRFE Release Fire Investigation Summary 6 Afton Court, Cole Harbour June 1, 2020 This fire involved a single unit dwelling. There was one injury and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be an open flame. The area of origin was determined to be a living room.  There were operating smoke alarms.  The cause of this fire ...
Man charged after making threats and shooting a​ lawn tractor

Man charged after making threats and shooting a​ lawn tractor

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged after making threats and shooting a​ lawn tractor Colchester District RCMP charge a 33-year-old man from Tatamagouche following a threats complaint yesterday. At 7:20 p.m., Colchester District RCMP responded to a threats complaint in Tatamagouche. The investigation determined that two men known to each other got into a confrontation.​ ...
Public Statement from Chief Kinsella on Recent Discussions Related to Policing

Public Statement from Chief Kinsella on Recent Discussions Related to Policing

**** HRP Media Release Public Statement from Chief Kinsella on Recent Discussions Related to Policing ​ Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella issued the following statement today: “Over the last few weeks, we have seen our community take a strong and collective stand against anti-black racism. The deplorable circumstances surrounding George Floyd’s death have also ...
Regional Council approves 2020-21 municipal budget

Regional Council approves 2020-21 municipal budget

**** HRM Media Release Regional Council approves 2020-21 municipal budget Regional Council approved $787-million in total municipal expenditures, provincial mandatory contributions of $168-million and a capital plan of $150-million as part of the 2020/21 municipal budget. Given the impacts of COVID-19 on the municipality, all business units presented revised budget plans than those presented earlier ...
(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kenneth Robar

(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kenneth Robar

**** RCMP Media Release Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kenneth Robar Update: Missing person located The 54-year-old​ man​ who was reported missing from New Minas on June 9​ has been located and is safe. ​ The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ​ Kings District ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Susan Joan Rollo

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Susan Joan Rollo

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Susan Joan Rollo . Update: Missing person located The 48-year-old who was reported missing from Inverness on June 9 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Nova Scotia RCMP are ...
RCMP investigate fatal dog attack in Middle Musquodoboit

RCMP investigate fatal dog attack in Middle Musquodoboit

**** RCMP Media Release Just after 8 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a possible deceased woman off the Wittenburg Rd. in Middle Musquodoboit and a dog was near the woman. Police determined that the woman, who lived in Middle Musquodoboit, was walking her dog when it attacked her. The dog was ...
Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CH-148 Cyclone accident

Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CH-148 Cyclone accident

**** CAF Release Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CH-148 Cyclone accident ​National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces ​ The Department of National Defence’s Airworthiness Investigative Authority has issued its From the Investigator (FTI) report in relation to the accident involving a Royal Canadian Air Force CH-148 Cyclone helicopter on Wednesday, 29 April 2020. The ...
Correctional officer’s badge reported stolen

Correctional officer’s badge reported stolen

**** HRP Media Release Correctional officer’s badge reported stolen ​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating the theft of a correctional officer’s badge and work-related equipment from a vehicle over the weekend in Halifax. ​ On June 7 at approximately 7:20 a.m. police received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle in the Cowie ...
Police have charged a man for a stabbing in Halifax

Police have charged a man for a stabbing in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stabbing ​ Police have charged a man for a stabbing in Halifax this morning. ​ At approximately 8 a.m. this morning police responded to a report of an injured person. Police located a 34-year-old Halifax man who had a non-life-threatening-injuries. The victim had been stabbed by a ...
Police charge man with two counts of attempted murder  ​

Police charge man with two counts of attempted murder ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with two counts of attempted murder.   Police have charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred last week in Halifax. ​ At approximately 5 p.m. on June 5 police responded to a weapons incident in the area of Creighton Street and Charles Street in Halifax. ...
Police investigating weapons call in Halifax

Police investigating weapons call in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating weapons call Halifax Regional Police officers began an investigation of a weapons complaint when they received the complaint at 6:37a.m. this morning. As a result of the investigation the Police officers executed a search warrant for a location in the 5000 block of West Street, Halifax. As a result ...
Canadian Armed Forces Replaces Two 30-year-old Challenger Aircraft

Canadian Armed Forces Replaces Two 30-year-old Challenger Aircraft

**** CAF Release Canadian Armed Forces Replaces Two 30-year-old Challenger Aircraft ​ National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces​ ​ The Government of Canada today announced it is replacing two Challenger model 601 utility aircraft with two Challenger model 650s for the Canadian Armed Forces to allow for continuation of mission critical roles. The retiring aircraft ...
Four Persons Facing Charges Following Weapons Complaint – Dartmouth

Four Persons Facing Charges Following Weapons Complaint – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Four Persons Facing Charges Following Weapons Complaint ​ At 12:15 p.m. multiple officers from Halifax Regional Police responded to the 0-100 block of Tacoma Drive in Dartmouth to reports of a male swinging a machete towards a vehicle and a person.​ ​ There were no injuries.​ Four adults were arrested.​ Multiple ...
Police Investigating Weapons Complaint

Police Investigating Weapons Complaint

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigating Weapons Complaint ​ Shortly before 4:00 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to reports of an adult male attending hospital for treatment of injuries resulting from a gunshot wound to his face. ​ Police are investigating a report that the incident occurred on Leaman Drive in Dartmouth at approximately 3:00 ...
Escaped inmate arrested / Correctional Services is conducting a full review of this incident.

Escaped inmate arrested / Correctional Services is conducting a full review of this incident.

**** RCMP Media Release Escaped inmate arrested ​RCMP has arrested the inmate who escape from the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility last evening. Kevin Edward Clarke-McNeil escaped the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Pictou County​ last evening and was arrested this morning at approximately 9:45 a.m. east of Sheet Harbour​ in Halifax Regional Municipality. ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Isabel Ann Fulton

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Isabel Ann Fulton

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Isabel Ann Fulton   Update: Missing youth located ​The 17-year-old female who was has been missing since June 5 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking for ...
Lunenburg​ County​ man​ arrested​ for​ firearms​ offences

Lunenburg​ County​ man​ arrested​ for​ firearms​ offences

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg​ County​ man​ arrested​ for​ firearms​ offences On​ May​ 25,​ Lunenburg​ District​ RCMP​ responded​ to​ a​ call​ of​ shots​ fired.​ A​ description​ of​ the​ vehicle​ was​ provided​ to​ police,​ and​ the​ caller​ included​ the​ licence​ plate​ number​ of​ a​ vehicle​ seen​ leaving​ the​ area.​ A​ patrol​ was​ made​ to​ the​ area,​ ...
(Caught) Escaped prisoner in Pictou County considered dangerous

(Caught) Escaped prisoner in Pictou County considered dangerous

**** JUSTICE Media Release Inmate in Custody —————————————————————– The inmate who escaped from the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Pictou County, Friday, June 5, is now in police custody. ​ “I would like to thank law enforcement for their efforts in apprehending this individual, and the public for their co-operation in providing information and ...
Two men injured in stabbing incident, one man in custody

Two men injured in stabbing incident, one man in custody

**** HRP Media Release Two men injured in stabbing incident, one man in custody ​ At 4:53 P.M. Halifax Regional Police responded to a weapons incident in the area of Creighton Street and Charles Street, Halifax. ​ Police were in the area at the time of the incident and a member observed an altercation on ...
RCMP: Dignity is expected and respect is earned

RCMP: Dignity is expected and respect is earned

**** RCMP Media Release Dignity is expected and respect is earned Message from Brenda Lucki: Commissioner   “The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada’s national police service, is taking a clear stand against all forms of racism and discrimination. I know everyone is affected and processing the events surrounding the death of George Floyd differently, including ...
(Found) Police looking for owner of found property

(Found) Police looking for owner of found property

**** HRP Media Release Update:  The owner of the found property has been located. We thank the public for their assistance. . Police looking for owner of found property ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance finding the owner of property found in a parking lot in Bedford in February. ​ At approximately 5:30 p.m. ...
SPCA are asking for your help with any information regarding a cruelty investigation

SPCA are asking for your help with any information regarding a cruelty investigation

**** NS SPCA Media Release SPCA are asking for your help with any information regarding a cruelty investigation. On May 25th, a witness saw a cat being thrown from the window of a dark grey car on East Uniacke Road. This occurred at approximately 10:30am. The cat, clearly frightened and shocked, ran away from the ...
Truro Police MISSING CHILD Update

Truro Police MISSING CHILD Update

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD Updated as of June 5, 2020- 1:00pm ​ The Truro Police Service is aware that a community search for the missing 3 year old, Dylan Ehler, will be taking place this weekend. This search was brought to our attention earlier this week and we have since spoken with one ...
Police asks for help to identify a vehicle and person of interest

Police asks for help to identify a vehicle and person of interest

**** RCMP Media Release Police asks for help to identify a vehicle and person of interest   The Integrated RCMP/HRP Criminal Investigation Division is asking for the public’s help to identify a vehicle and person of interest in relation to a suspicious incident in Waverley. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on June 2, an older dark ...
Public Prosecution Service Responds to Public Request to Drop Charges Against Santina Rao

Public Prosecution Service Responds to Public Request to Drop Charges Against Santina Rao

**** PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE Media Release Public Prosecution Service Responds to Public Request to Drop Charges Against Santina Rao —————————————————————– The Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service has received numerous email requests from the public to drop the charges against Santina Rao. Charges of causing bodily harm to a peace officer, resisting/obstructing a peace officer and ...
Update on Operation H-Strong by Supt. Darren Campbell – June 4, 2020

Update on Operation H-Strong by Supt. Darren Campbell – June 4, 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Through the assigned RCMP family liaison officers, families have been advised in advance of when and what information we are providing publicly regarding the investigation. We remain committed to providing them with meaningful, factual updates as the investigation unfolds. The investigation, known as Operation H-Strong, is being led by the Nova ...
(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Emma Hubley

(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Emma Hubley

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: help the RCMP find Emma Hubley Update: Missing youths located​ ​ The two 15-year-old females who had been missing since June 4 have been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking for public ...
(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

(Found) Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: help the RCMP find Alex Bezanson Update: Missing youths located​ ​ The two 15-year-old females who had been missing since June 4 have been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking for public ...
Statement from Rear-Admiral Craig Baines, Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic on the recovery operations of Stalker 22 in the Mediterranean Sea

Statement from Rear-Admiral Craig Baines, Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic on the recovery operations of Stalker 22 in the Mediterranean Sea

**** CAF Release Statement from Rear-Admiral Craig Baines, Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic on the recovery operations of Stalker 22 in the Mediterranean Sea National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces At 10:00 a.m. Atlantic time yesterday, the decision was made to conclude the recovery operation that was led by a combined Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and ...
RCMP received social media questions about how to confirm an RCMP officer’s identity during a traffic stop. Learn how

RCMP received social media questions about how to confirm an RCMP officer’s identity during a traffic stop. Learn how

**** RCMP Media Release Officer identification Your safety is our priority and we care deeply about the communities we serve. We regularly reinforce with our officers the importance of self-identification. Residents can also request identification from RCMP police officers. If the circumstances make it safe and reasonable to do so, the officer will provide that ...
Police looking for robbery suspect

Police looking for robbery suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police looking for robbery suspect   Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth on June 2, 2020. ​ At approximately 3:35 p.m. Halifax Regional Police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Petro Canada station ...
​The victim of the homicide from the incidents of May 24 in Kings and Hants Counties has been identified

​The victim of the homicide from the incidents of May 24 in Kings and Hants Counties has been identified

**** RCMP Media Release Homicide victim identified The victim of the homicide from the incidents of May 24 in Kings and Hants Counties has been identified as 51-year-old Robert Michael Campbell of Falmouth. The homicide is one of two serious incidents that occurred on May 24, within two hours of one another in Kings and ...
No Charges Against HRP Officer – Death Ruled a Suicide

No Charges Against HRP Officer – Death Ruled a Suicide

**** SiRT Media Release No Charges Against HRP Officer – Death Ruled a Suicide ————————————————————— The Serious Incident Response Team released its report today regarding the investigation into the October 21, 2019 death of a male who fell from the MacDonald Bridge. In the early morning hours of October 21, a Halifax Regional Police officer ...
A message from Chief MacNeil on behalf of the Truro Police Service 

A message from Chief MacNeil on behalf of the Truro Police Service 

**** Truro Police Release A message from Chief MacNeil on behalf of the Truro Police Service The police actions in Minneapolis, USA, that took the life of George Floyd are unacceptable and should never have happened. The historic and ongoing racism towards individuals and communities needs to stop.   From this tragedy, there is an ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing youth located ​The 15-year-old female who was has been missing since May 31 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. . Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking for ...
Man charged with sexual offences, police reach out to additional victims

Man charged with sexual offences, police reach out to additional victims

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged with sexual offences, police reach out to additional victims   Charges which include several sexual offences have been laid against 49-year-old Kevin Craig Hart of Country Harbour following a complaint made to Sherbrooke RCMP.​   The investigation began in May​ when complaint was made to police.​ The subsequent police ...
Halifax man charged following stabbing incident

Halifax man charged following stabbing incident

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax man charged following stabbing incident The Integrated RCMP/HRP Criminal Investigation Division has charged a 35-year-old man from Halifax following a report of a stabbing in Cow Bay. At approximately 5:20 p.m. on May 30, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing on Cow Bay Rd. Upon police ...
Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CF Snowbirds accident

Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CF Snowbirds accident

**** CAF Release Directorate of Flight Safety releases initial report on CF Snowbirds accident ​ National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces ​ The Department of National Defence’s Airworthiness Investigative Authority has issued a preliminary From the Investigator (FTI) report in relation to the Snowbirds accident in Kamloops on May 17, 2020. That accident claimed the life of ...
Missing person: Help us locate Benjamin Millette

Missing person: Help us locate Benjamin Millette

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help us locate Benjamin Millette Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to​ locate 15-year-old​ Benjamin Millette (also goes by Benjamin Letendre), of Cole Harbour. Millette​ was last seen on May 30, at approximately​ 10 p.m. at a residence in Cole Harbour. Benjamin Millette​ is described as​ ...
Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Dartmouth

Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release   Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Dartmouth At 10:13 p.m. on the 30th of May, Halifax Regional Police responded to a disturbance inside the hallway of an apartment building in the 0-50 block of Primrose Street Dartmouth.​ Patrol officers located three adults (two males and one female) in the hallway in physical altercation.​ ...
Police investigate Robbery​

Police investigate Robbery​

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Robbery​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this afternoon in Dartmouth. ​ At 4:41 p.m. on May 30, 2020, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving Circle K Gas Station located at 10 Highfield Park Drive. ​ A male entered the ...
Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

**** Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins ​ National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces ​ On April 29, 2020 Matthew Cousins was tragically taken from us during a NATO exercise in the Ionian sea while serving aboard the H.M.C.S Fredericton. ​ Matthew’s career in the Canadian Armed Forces spanned 26 years. His ...
Police charge man with weapons offences

Police charge man with weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapons offences ​ Police have charged a man with weapons offences in relation to an incident that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 3:05 p.m., police responded to a report of a man​ in possession of​ a firearm on Hartlen Avenue in Halifax.​ Officers took a man ...
Police seek susoect after gas station robbed by knife wielding man

Police seek susoect after gas station robbed by knife wielding man

**** HRP Media Release Police seek susoect after gas station robbed by knife wielding man At 02:56 a.m., Halifax Regional Police were dispatched to 389 Bedford Highway, Halifax, the Birch Cove Irving, for a robbery in progress. Suspect used a knife in the commission of the offence. No injuries. Suspect described as a white male, ...
(Found) Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 80-year-old Flemming Heights man

(Found) Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 80-year-old Flemming Heights man

**** HRP Media Release Update: Mr. HULL has been safely located. Thank you to everyone for your assistance in getting this information out to the public. . Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 80-year-old Flemming Heights man. ​ Kevin HULL was last seen in the area of 290 Larry Uteck Boulevard in ...
HMCS Fredericton personnel and Stalker 22 located

HMCS Fredericton personnel and Stalker 22 located

**** DND Media Release HMCS Fredericton personnel and Stalker 22 located ​ National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces In the early morning of May 27, 2020, a combined Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and United States Navy (USN) search and recovery team arrived at the CH-148 Cyclone crash site, which is approximately 220 nautical miles east of Catania, Sicily. The REMORA III ...
RCMP investigating two serious incidents in Southwestern Nova Scotia

RCMP investigating two serious incidents in Southwestern Nova Scotia

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating two serious incidents in Southwestern Nova Scotia ​ The RCMP’s Southwest Nova Major Crimes Unit (MCU) is investigating two incidents that occurred in Kings and Hants Counties on May 24, including a homicide and a home invasion. ​ During the early morning hours on​ May 24, two residents fled ...
Man arrested for assault with a weapon

Man arrested for assault with a weapon

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested for assault with a weapon Halifax District RCMP arrested a 21-year-old man following an assault with a weapon in Cole Harbour on May 26. At approximately 10:15 p.m., police responded to an assault that occurred near a business on Cole Harbour Rd. A 26-year-old man was approached by an ...
Police seek suspects after man sprayed with bear spray in Dartmouth

Police seek suspects after man sprayed with bear spray in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release On May 26, 2020 at 7:18 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a man that had been sprayed with a sensory irritant in the 40-50 block of King St in Dartmouth. The man did not require medical treatment. There were four persons in the group of suspects but ...
Police investigating stabbing

Police investigating stabbing

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating stabbing ​ Police are investigating a report of a stabbing that occurred on a bus in Halifax earlier this week. ​ At approximately 7 p.m. on May 24 police received a report of an assault that had just occurred on a Halifax Transit bus, involving two men and a ...
Crews Respond to Several Wildfires in Nova Scotia

Crews Respond to Several Wildfires in Nova Scotia

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Releases Crews Respond to Several Wildfires —————————————————————- Dry conditions across the province are fueling several wildfires and the province’s crews and partner organizations are responding. “We have teams of expert wildfire fighters and they are all being deployed to where they are needed, working alongside local fire departments and other response agencies,” ...
Public Consultation Report on Opening Adoption Records Available / Investor Alert for CoinsFM

Public Consultation Report on Opening Adoption Records Available / Investor Alert for CoinsFM

**** COMMUNITY SERVICES Media Release Public Consultation Report on Opening Adoption Records Available —————————————————————- The Department of Community Services recently consulted Nova Scotians about opening adoption records. The report detailing the results of this consultation is now available. “We are grateful to all those who participated. The information collected will allow for a thorough consideration ...
Police looking for robbery suspect

Police looking for robbery suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police looking for robbery suspect ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Halifax on April 6, 2020. ​ At approximately 1:44 a.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Irving gas station located at ...
Porters Lake Wildfire Under Control

Porters Lake Wildfire Under Control

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Releases Porters Lake Wildfire Under Control Update: Porters Lake Update – Sunday 8:15 p.m. – Fire is 100% contained. Ground crews will return at 7:00 a.m. No aircraft required. —————————————————————The wildfire in the Porters Lake area of Halifax Regional Municipality that reached an estimated 50 hectares, is now considered under control. About ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Madelyn Grace Ervin

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Madelyn Grace Ervin

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Madelyn Grace Ervin . Missing youth located The 14-year-old female who was has been missing since May 23 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for the shares and retweets. Pictou County District RCMP is seeking assistance from ...
Porters Lake Wildfire Update

Porters Lake Wildfire Update

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Releases Porters Lake Wildfire —————————————————————- Provincial wildfire fighting crews are fighting a wildfire in the Porters Lake area of Halifax Regional Municipality. The fire is estimated to cover about 40 hectares, but is growing. The fire started at about 12:30 p.m. today, May 23, on the north side of Highway 107. Shortly ...
(Lifted)  Evacuation underway in Porters Lake area due to wildfire

(Lifted) Evacuation underway in Porters Lake area due to wildfire

**** HRFE  Media Release Evacuation order lifted in Porters Lake area Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) crews remain on scene at a wildfire in the Porters Lake area near Highway 107 and exit 19. The evacuation order has been lifted and all residents are now able to return to their homes as of 6 ...
Arson investigation underway in Halifax

Arson investigation underway in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release HRP Media Update ​ On May 23, 2020 Halifax Regional Police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency responded to a fire in the 5000 block of Inglis St, Halifax.​ The fire was inside an apartment and was quickly extinguished.​ After doing so firefighters determined the fire to be suspicious in nature.​ ...
Chester Grant Fire Update, May 23, 10 a.m.

Chester Grant Fire Update, May 23, 10 a.m.

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Releases Chester Grant Fire Update, May 23, 10 a.m. —————————————————————- Provincial wildfire fighting crews returned at first light today, May 23, to the Chester Grant, Lunenburg Co., area to fight a forest fire that started Friday, May 22. There are 14 fire departments, water supply tankers and Lands and Forestry staff on ...
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 46-year-old Halifax man

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 46-year-old Halifax man

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Ian Robert Nichol Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 46-year-old Halifax man. Ian Robert Nichol was last seen on March 27 in Halifax. He was reported missing to police on May 20. Ian is described as a white man, 5’9”,​ with short brown hair, ...
Police looking to identify suspect in sexual assault

Police looking to identify suspect in sexual assault

**** HRP Media Release Police looking to identify suspect in sexual assault ​ Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Dartmouth. ​ On May 19 police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred earlier in the day on the ...
Police continue to investigate the murder of Leon Anthony Adams

Police continue to investigate the murder of Leon Anthony Adams

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate the murder of Leon Anthony Adams ​ Today marks the 15-year anniversary of the murder of Leon Anthony Adams and homicide investigators in the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the case. ​ At 4:20 a.m. on May 22, 2005, police ...
SiRT Investigation Results in Charges Against HRP Officer

SiRT Investigation Results in Charges Against HRP Officer

**** SiRT Media Release SiRT Investigation Results in Charges Against HRP Officer ————————————————————— The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) has laid two charges against a member of the Halifax Regional Police. Cst. Jean-Simon Arseneau will appear in Halifax Provincial Court on July 9, 2020 to face charges of pointing a firearm and careless ...
Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft of tools

Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft of tools

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft of tools ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating a break, enter and theft of tools in West Chezzetcook. ​ Between 10 p.m. on April 30 and 7:30 a.m., on May 1, a garage and enclosed trailer at a property on Nova Ln. were broken ...
Codi Alexander Tyler Langille-Ross wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Codi Alexander Tyler Langille-Ross wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Codi Alexander Tyler Langille-Ross wanted by police on province-wide warrant Halifax District RCMP and Halifax Regional Police has obtained warrants for the arrest of a man who has been charged with several offences in Timberlea and Halifax. Codi Alexander Tyler Langille-Ross, 31, of Timberlea, is charged with: ·       Assault Causing Bodily Harm ...
Police charge man for drug trafficking

Police charge man for drug trafficking

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for drug trafficking Police have charged a man for drug trafficking following an arrest yesterday in Halifax. At approximately 5 p.m. investigators from the Drug Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by Central Division Patrol members, stopped a vehicle in the 6700 block of Bayers Road ...
Police continue to request the public’s assistance in locating a missing 40-year-old Dartmouth woman

Police continue to request the public’s assistance in locating a missing 40-year-old Dartmouth woman

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Kopo Heather Blakata Police continue to request the public’s assistance in locating a missing 40-year-old Dartmouth woman. Kopo Heather Blakata was last in contact with her family, who live outside of the province, in August 2019. Her family contacted police last month to request a wellbeing check as it is ...
Kings District RCMP arrest two people and seize guns following complaint to police

Kings District RCMP arrest two people and seize guns following complaint to police

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP arrest two people and seize guns following complaint to police On the afternoon of May 18, Kings District RCMP were called to an address on Black Rock Road in Waterville, to investigate a complaint of illegal possession of firearms. When police arrived on scene, they saw a man ...
Statement on behalf of Captain Jennifer Casey’s Family

Statement on behalf of Captain Jennifer Casey’s Family

**** Statement on behalf of Captain Jennifer Casey’s Family ​National Defence/ Canadian Armed Forces ​ Captain Jennifer Casey, our beloved daughter lost her life on Sunday, May 17 in Kamloops, British Columbia while supporting an important mission that seemed to be designed for her. Operation INSPIRATION is a mission with one focus, making Canadians happy ...
(Update) Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Michael Leo Brown 

(Update) Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Michael Leo Brown 

**** RCMP Media Release Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Michael Leo Brown  Update: Missing person found deceased The​ 49-year-old person who was reported missing from Tantallon in May​  has been located deceased. Their remains were found on June 1 in Tantallon and later positively identified. The RCMP would like to thank the public ...
Police investigate theft of firearm – Halifax

Police investigate theft of firearm – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate theft of firearm Police are investigating a break and enter where a firearm was stolen that occurred in Halifax. At approximately 3 a.m. on May 18 police received a report of break and enter that had just occurred. A man reported that he heard someone breaking into his garage ...
Pregnant goat rescued by Mountie with a big heart

Pregnant goat rescued by Mountie with a big heart

**** RCMP Media Release Pregnant goat rescued by Mountie with a big heart On Sunday evening, Cst. Matt Doane arrived for work in Colchester County not knowing that his shift would bring him “beyond the call”, or in this case, “beyond the bleat”. When Cst. Doane received a call that a pregnant goat was being ...
Teresa Stewart​ wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Teresa Stewart​ wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Teresa Stewart​ wanted by police on province-wide warrant ​ Queens District RCMP have obtained a warrant for the arrest of a woman who has been charged Fraud Under $5000 in Queens County. ​ Teresa Lynn Stewart, 32, from the Queens County area,​ is described as white, 5-foot-6 and 140 pounds. She ...
Lieutenant-Colonel Mike French, 431 (Air Demonstration) Squadron Commanding Officer, on the CF Snowbirds crash in Kamloops, BC.

Lieutenant-Colonel Mike French, 431 (Air Demonstration) Squadron Commanding Officer, on the CF Snowbirds crash in Kamloops, BC.

****  Lieutenant-Colonel Mike French, 431 (Air Demonstration) Squadron Commanding Officer, on the CF Snowbirds crash in Kamloops, BC. At approximately 11:45 a.m. on May 17, 2020, shortly after take-off from Kamloops Airport, Snowbird 11, a Canadian Forces Snowbirds CT-114 Tutor, crashed into a nearby neighbourhood. Prior to the crash, the two person crew of the ...
Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating a theft of motorcycle

Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating a theft of motorcycle

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating a theft of motorcycle. Between May 14 at 10:30 p.m. and May 15 at 7:30 a.m., suspect(s) attended a home in Conquerall Bank and stole a motorcycle. The motorcycle is a red 2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale. The motorcycle has an after market black carbon fiber front ...
(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Remy MacQuarrie-Hurley

(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Remy MacQuarrie-Hurley

**** RCMP Media Release Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Remy MacQuarrie-Hurley ​. Update: Missing person located The 18-year-old who was reported missing from Plymouth, Pictou County on​ May 16​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Pictou County RCMP ...
Truro MISSING CHILD  Updated as of May 15, 2020

Truro MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 15, 2020

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 15, 2020- 3:00pm Today, the Provincial Dive Team, Truro Fire Service, Colchester East Hants GSAR, Halifax GSAR- Fast Water Rescue searched the Salmon River from the Walker Street bridge passed Stanfields Ltd. Unfortunately, this search did not result in any new information. The water, although ...
Police charge three people in convenience store robberies

Police charge three people in convenience store robberies

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three people in convenience store robberies Police have charged two men and a woman in relation to a series of convenience store robberies that occurred earlier this year in the Halifax region. At approximately 8:45 p.m. on March 23, police responded to a report of a robbery at Leonardo’s ...
Police charge man for threats

Police charge man for threats

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for threats ​ Police have charged a Halifax man in relation to making threatening comments online. ​ On May 12 police received a report of man who had posted comments threatening to harm people on a social media site. On May 13 at approximately 2:30 p.m. investigators from ...
Truro MISSING CHILD  Updated as of May 14, 2020

Truro MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 14, 2020

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 14, 2020- 3:00pm Based upon the trial of using a mannequin in Lepper Brook and Salmon River, data was collected and mapped. The data collected has been charted and the dive team has been briefed. The dive team will be returning with a side sonar ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Anderson

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Anderson

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Anderson Update: Missing person located ​The 15-year-old who was reported missing from Plymouth, Pictou County on​ May 14​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. Pictou County RCMP is ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Aaron Paul Settle

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Aaron Paul Settle

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located ​ The 31-year-old who was reported missing from Little Harbour, Pictou County on​ May 14​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ​ Update: Aaron Paul Settle may be driving a grey 2011 ...
RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate the suspects involved in the theft of two Riot Edge 15 sea kayaks on May 7.

RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate the suspects involved in the theft of two Riot Edge 15 sea kayaks on May 7.

**** RCMP Media Release Musquodoboit Harbour RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate the suspects involved in the theft of two Riot Edge 15 sea kayaks on May 7. The kayaks were stolen along the Musquodoboit River off Hwy 357 at approximately 4:30 p.m. It is believed that there were two suspects travelling ...
Onslow Mountain man arrested on child pornography charges

Onslow Mountain man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Onslow Mountain man arrested on child pornography charges ​The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, has arrested an Onslow Mountain man for child pornography offences. On May 11, the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with General Duty members of the Bible Hill Detachment and RCMP Digital Forensic Services searched a home ...
Police investigate shots fired – North Preston

Police investigate shots fired – North Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate shots fired ​The Integrated RCMP/HRP Criminal Investigation Division is investigating two separate incidents of shots being fired in the community of North Preston. On May 11 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of gun shots being heard on Cain St.​ On May 12 at ...
(Update) Police looking for suspect vehicle – Bedford

(Update) Police looking for suspect vehicle – Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police looking for suspect vehicle Update: The vehicle was located with the assistance of Halifax District RCMP on Anderson Road in Hammonds Plains. A man was taken into custody by police. The investigation is ongoing. At approximately 10:30 a.m., Halifax Regional Police attempted to stop a vehicle near the intersection of​ ...
Truro MISSING CHILD  Updated as of May 12, 2020

Truro MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 12, 2020

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 13, 2020- 3:00pm Through social media, the Truro Police Service has become aware of an online group inviting people to search for missing 3 year old, Dylan Ehler, this weekend.​ ​ Neither the Truro Police Service, nor Ground Search and Rescue, condone or support this ...
Police are investigating a report of shots fired last night in Dartmouth

Police are investigating a report of shots fired last night in Dartmouth

**** HRM Media Release Police are investigating a report of shots fired last night in Dartmouth. At approximately 6:20 p.m. police received a report of shots that had been fired approximately 15 minutes earlier on Demetreous Lane in Dartmouth. Responding officers located a vehicle with bullet holes. There were no reported injuries. At this time, ...
(Update) Truro MISSING CHILD  Updated as of May 12, 2020

(Update) Truro MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 12, 2020

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 12, 2020- 3:00pm ​ Today, May 12, 2020, search commanders from​ Colchester Ground Search and Rescue, and incident commanders and investigators from the Truro Police Service met with the parents and family members of Dylan. ​ The family was provided with an overview of the ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Shanice Tait

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Shanice Tait

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person located ​The 27-year-old who was reported missing from Lyons Brook, Pictou County on​ May 12​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media . Missing person: Help the RCMP find Shanice Tait Pictou District RCMP ...
Woman rescued from water thanks to quick action by first responders

Woman rescued from water thanks to quick action by first responders

**** RCMP Media Release Woman rescued from water thanks to quick action by first responders ​Queens District RCMP members responded to a call of a submerged vehicle and their efforts to rescue a woman likely saved a life. On May 10 at 10:20 a.m., RCMP was dispatched to a call of a pickup truck that ...
Funding Supports Environmental Clean Up at Mill Site

Funding Supports Environmental Clean Up at Mill Site

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Funding Supports Environmental Clean Up at Mill Site —————————————————————- Now that the Northern Pulp mill has stopped discharging wastewater into Boat Harbour, Nova Scotians expect the remainder of the shutdown of the mill site to be completed in a way that is safe and protects the environment. Government owns the ...
(Found) Tyqwan Jacardo Downey wanted by police on province-wide warrant

(Found) Tyqwan Jacardo Downey wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Tyqwan Jacardo Downey wanted by police on province-wide warrant ** Update: Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested The​ 22-year-old man from Dartmouth for whom a province-wide warrant was obtained is now in custody. Halifax District RCMP arrested him without incident today. The RCMP would like to thank the public ...
Police responded to a workplace incident in Halifax

Police responded to a workplace incident in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Man injured in workplace incident ​ Police responded to a workplace incident in Halifax earlier today. ​ At approximately 1:45 p.m. police responded to a report of a workplace injury at a residence on Titus Street in Halifax. A 57-year-old man fell from the second story of the residence. He was ...
Update on investigation into the incidents on April 18 and 19

Update on investigation into the incidents on April 18 and 19

**** RCMP Media Release Update on investigation into the incidents on April 18 and 19 The Nova Scotia RCMP continues to investigate the incidents of April 18 and 19, an operation that has been given the name of H-Strong. Operation H-Strong is being led by the RCMP Major Crimes Unit (MCU) with the assistance of ...
Budget: HRP and possible Fire Services changes

Budget: HRP and possible Fire Services changes

**** Budget Info – HRP and HRFE **** HRP May 11, 2020 Board of Police Commissioners (Special) Background Summary • The 2020/21 Operating Budget proposal approved in principle by HRM Council in January 2020 for the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) was for $89,777,000. • In light of significant financial constraints due to COVID-19, HRP was ...
MISSING CHILD  Updated as of May 11, 2020- 10:00am

MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 11, 2020- 10:00am

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 11, 2020- 10:00am ​ On Friday evening, the command post was set up in the Timbits Soccer Field area on Marshland Dr and Park St in Truro. Members of Colchester Ground Search and Rescue​ searched an​ area from Highway 102​ to the Timbits Soccer Field.​ ...
Remains of second crew member identified after CH-148 Cyclone accident  ​

Remains of second crew member identified after CH-148 Cyclone accident ​

*** CAF Media Release On May 9, 2020, the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario identified the partial remains of Captain Brenden Ian MacDonald, one of the six military members killed in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) helicopter accident on April 29. During the recovery efforts, remains were discovered and have now, through DNA testing, positively ...
Halifax District RCMP is asking for help in solving a theft from a home in Lucasville

Halifax District RCMP is asking for help in solving a theft from a home in Lucasville

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is asking for help in solving a theft from a home in Lucasville last night (May 9th) At approximately 2 a.m., police were contacted when an alarm was activated on Lucasville Rd. A police investigation determined that two motorcycles were stolen from the garage. One was loaded on ...
Man located as a result of RCMP officers’ day-long search

Man located as a result of RCMP officers’ day-long search

**** RCMP Media Release Man located as a result of RCMP officers’ day-long search ​Kings District RCMP members responded to a call in the early morning hours of May 5, and their efforts to find the driver of the abandoned car they found likely saved the driver’s life. RCMP was dispatched to the call at ...
MISSING CHILD: Updated as of May 8, 2020- 6:00pm

MISSING CHILD: Updated as of May 8, 2020- 6:00pm

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD: Updated as of May 8, 2020- 6:00pm ​ The search for Dylan Ehler is continuing. Colchester Ground Search and Rescue will be setting up their equipment in the Timbits Soccer Field on Marshland Dr./Park St as of 5:00pm today. The ongoing search will be continuing along the shoreline of ...
Police continue to investigate murder of Tanya Jean Brooks

Police continue to investigate murder of Tanya Jean Brooks

**** HRP Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Tanya Jean Brooks ​ Sunday, May 10, marks the eleventh 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 Street in ...
RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion that left a​ man with serious injuries

RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion that left a​ man with serious injuries

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate home invasion The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a home invasion that left a​ 54-year-old man with serious but non-life threatening injuries on May 8 in North Preston. At approximately​ 3:30 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a stabbing at a home in North ...
(Update) The Truro Police Service continues the search for Dylan Ehler through the morning of May 8, 2020

(Update) The Truro Police Service continues the search for Dylan Ehler through the morning of May 8, 2020

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 8, 2020- 3:00pm The search for Dylan Ehler is continuing. Air support from the Department of Natural Resources and members of the Colchester Ground Search and Rescue are still on scene. There is no new development at this time. The Truro Police Service wishes to ...
Truro Police are currently entering the third, 12 hour Operational Phase in the search for a missing child

Truro Police are currently entering the third, 12 hour Operational Phase in the search for a missing child

**** Truro Police Release MISSING CHILD Updated as of May 7, 2020 – 6:00pm Truro Police are currently entering the third, 12 hour Operational Phase in the search for Dylan Elher. Unfortunately, at this point the extensive efforts put forth by searchers have not yielded any new clues or information. In consultation with the family, ...
Man charged for making threats to cause damage to property

Man charged for making threats to cause damage to property

**** HRP Media Release Man charged for making threats to cause damage to property At approximately 11 a.m. on May 1, police were made aware of a post on Twitter that made threatening comments indicating a man’s intent to cause damage to Halifax Regional Police Headquarters on Gottingen Street in Halifax. At approximately 9:20 p.m. ...
(Update) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Michael Leo Brown

(Update) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Michael Leo Brown

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Michael Leo Brown Update: Missing person found deceased The​ 49-year-old person who was reported missing from Tantallon in May​  has been located deceased. Their remains were found on June 1 in Tantallon and later positively identified. The RCMP would like to thank the public for ...
(Update) MISSING CHILD: Help Truro Police find missing 3 year old

(Update) MISSING CHILD: Help Truro Police find missing 3 year old

**** Truro Police Media Release MISSING CHILD UPDATE Uodate:  The search for Dylan Ehler is continuing. The Truro Police Service can confirm that two (2) boots belonging to Dylan were located last evening in the water of Lepper Brook. Dylan’s family was notified of this development and have since shared this information on social media. ...
Windsor District RCMP asking residents to check their seasonal properties

Windsor District RCMP asking residents to check their seasonal properties

**** RCMP Media Release Windsor District RCMP asking residents to check their seasonal properties ​ Windsor District RCMP has​ made arrests in relation to several break-ins to cottages and is asking people to check their properties in the event they are victims. The arrests follow a recent investigation which has revealed that several seasonal properties ...
Explosives and firearms seized following disturbance call – Salmon River

Explosives and firearms seized following disturbance call – Salmon River

**** RCMP Media Release Explosives and firearms seized following disturbance call Colchester District RCMP responded to a disturbance call at a home on Salmon River Rd. in Salmon River during the evening of May 3.​ While police were investigating the disturbance, firearms and explosives were located inside the home. ​ As a precaution, police evacuated ...
Missing Person: Kopo Heather Blakata

Missing Person: Kopo Heather Blakata

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Kopo Heather Blakata Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 40-year-old Dartmouth woman. Kopo Heather Blakata was last in contact with her family, who live outside of the province, in August 2019. Her family contacted police last month to request a wellbeing check as it is unusual ...
Fire investigation summary for  139 Victoria Road, Dartmouth

Fire investigation summary for 139 Victoria Road, Dartmouth

**** Info via the HRFE Fire investigation summary for 139 Victoria Road, Dartmouth April 26, 2020 This fire involved a Crematorium. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be a chimney. The area of origin was determined to be a roof.  The cause of this fire is classified as ACCIDENTAL. . ...
HRP identifies individual involved reported to be impersonating police officer

HRP identifies individual involved reported to be impersonating police officer

**** HRP Media Release HRP identifies individual involved reported to be impersonating police officer Halifax Regional Police have identified the male involved in the police officer impersonation complaint.​ As a result of yesterday’s media​ release, a male was identified, and the investigation is continuing.​ There is no concern for public safety at this time.​ HRP ...
(Found) Missing Person: Angela Marie Kennedy

(Found) Missing Person: Angela Marie Kennedy

**** HRP Media Release ***Update** Ms. Kennedy has been located. . Missing Person: Angela Marie Kennedy Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 36-year-old Halifax woman. Angela Marie Kennedy was last seen yesterday in Halifax. ​ She is described as a white woman, 5’4”, petite build, with blue eyes, and blonde/light brown ...
(Update) Police investigating report of man impersonating police officer

(Update) Police investigating report of man impersonating police officer

**** HRP Media Release Update: HRP identifies individual involved reported to be impersonating police officer Halifax Regional Police have identified the male involved in the police officer impersonation complaint.​ As a result of yesterday’s media​ release, a male was identified, and the investigation is continuing.​ There is no concern for public safety at this time.​ ...
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 22 year old male from Halifax.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 22 year old male from Halifax.

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person – Bruce Kwok ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 22 year old male from Halifax. ​ Bruce Kwok, also known as Kwan Ho Kwok, was living in the south end of Halifax and was attending Dalhousie University.​ He last communicated with family on ...
Police Investigate Break & Enter Into Business – Halifax​

Police Investigate Break & Enter Into Business – Halifax​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter Into Business – Halifax​ At 9:30 a.m. on May 3, 2020, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter at a small business in the 400 block of Parkland Drive in Halifax.​ Investigators believe the business was entered by multiple suspects in ...
Police Investigate Break & Enter into business – Dartmouth​

Police Investigate Break & Enter into business – Dartmouth​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter into business – Dartmouth​ 12:11 a.m. on the 3rd of May, Halifax Regional Police responded to a Break & Enter at the Petro Canada gas station 610 Portland Street Dartmouth.​ Multiple officers responded and discovered the doors were forced open.​ The suspects fled in a dark sedan prior ...

Beware of​ scammers posing​ as Nova Scotia Power employees

**** RCMP Media Release Beware of​ scammers posing​ as Nova Scotia Power employees RCMP is​ warning the public of two recent reports of someone posing as a​ Nova Scotia Power employee and calling residents to request payment in gift cards. ​ On May 1 and again today,​ Lunenburg District RCMP​ had complaints where​ a caller ...
Prime Minister announces ban on assault-style firearms

Prime Minister announces ban on assault-style firearms

**** Canada / Prime Minister Media Release Prime Minister announces ban on assault-style firearms One Canadian killed by gun violence is one too many. Violent crimes involving firearms continue to have devastating impacts on communities across the country, and on Canadians who have lost loved ones to these crimes. Events like the recent tragedy in ...
RCMP members who have been providing security at the Portapique site want to thank the community for their support

RCMP members who have been providing security at the Portapique site want to thank the community for their support

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP members who have been providing security at the Portapique site want to thank the community for their support since the incidents of April 18/19. During a time of such sorrow, the community has been extremely welcoming to our members and we want to thank them. Community members have ensured we ...
CAF says Search efforts transition to recovery mission following helicopter accident

CAF says Search efforts transition to recovery mission following helicopter accident

**** CAF Media Release Search efforts transition to recovery mission following helicopter accident ​ ​ Today, the search and rescue efforts of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) officially transitioned into search and recovery efforts, following Wednesday’s tragic accident involving a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CH-148 Cyclone helicopter in the Mediterranean Sea. ​ At this time, ...
One Canadian military member killed and five missing in helicopter accident

One Canadian military member killed and five missing in helicopter accident

**** CAF  Media Release One Canadian military member killed and five missing in helicopter accident One member of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) was killed on Wednesday April 29, 2020 and five other members remain missing following an accident involving a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CH-148 Cyclone helicopter. Killed was Sub-Lieutenant Abbigail Cowbrough, a ...
PREMIER’S OFFICE–Statement, Helicopter Crash / Crew names released

PREMIER’S OFFICE–Statement, Helicopter Crash / Crew names released

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release -Statement, Helicopter Crash ————————————————————— NOTE: The following is a statement from Premier Stephen McNeil. —————————————————————- Today, Nova Scotians are mourning another loss after a Canadian helicopter involved in Operation Reassurance with Halifax’s HMCS Fredericton crashed in international waters off the coast of Greece. On behalf of the entire province, I ...
Nova Scotia SPCA Secures Animal and Shelter Services Contract from the Halifax Regional Municipality

Nova Scotia SPCA Secures Animal and Shelter Services Contract from the Halifax Regional Municipality

**** NS SPCA Media Release Nova Scotia SPCA Secures Animal and Shelter Services Contract from the Halifax Regional Municipality The Nova Scotia SPCA was awarded a three-year contract to provide Animal​ and Shelter Services to the Halifax Regional Municipality beginning May 1, 2020.The municipality awarded a three-year contract with the option to renew for an ...
Fire investigation summary for 25 Keyes Court, Bedford

Fire investigation summary for 25 Keyes Court, Bedford

**** Info via the HRFE 25 Keyes Court, Bedford April 25, 2020 This fire involved a single unit dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be  smoking materials. The area of origin was determined to be an exterior wall.  The cause of this fire is classified as ACCIDENTAL. . Photos contributed ...
Information about prevention of domestic and intimate partner violence

Information about prevention of domestic and intimate partner violence

**** HRP Media Release Information about prevention of domestic and intimate partner violence ​ Halifax Regional Police would like to share important preventative information related to domestic and intimate partner violence. As we deal with the current challenging times of staying home to curb the spread of COVID-19, we recognize that it is important to​ ...
Police has charged two males in connection with a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth  ​

Police has charged two males in connection with a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two males in Robbery.​ ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged two males in connection with a robbery that occurred on April 29, 2020 in Dartmouth. ​ At 7:54 p.m. on April 29, 2020, a male was robbed in the 0-100 block of Symonds Street in Dartmouth. Two male suspects ...
Lunenburg County woman charged following reports of suspicious incidents

Lunenburg County woman charged following reports of suspicious incidents

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg County woman charged following reports of suspicious incidents Lunenburg District RCMP have charged a 49-year-old Lunenburg County woman following a two-month investigation into suspicious incidents. ​ Between December 30, 2019 and January 27, 2020, Lunenburg District RCMP received multiple reports from residents about a woman attending their homes saying she ...
Police request public assistance identifying suspect

Police request public assistance identifying suspect

**** HRP Media Release Police request public assistance identifying suspect ​ Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to a wallet that was taken in Dartmouth last week. A woman called police to file a lost property report after she left her wallet containing cash and identification in a shopping ...
RCMP is asking for the public’s help to help solve an assault that occurred in Fletchers Lake

RCMP is asking for the public’s help to help solve an assault that occurred in Fletchers Lake

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to help solve an assault that occurred in Fletchers Lake. At approximately 8:10 p.m. on April 21, Halifax District RCMP received a report of a woman walking along Holland Dr. when she was approached by a man and assaulted. The woman yelled ...
NSHA, government, psychologists collaborate to enhance support for people affected by the shooting

NSHA, government, psychologists collaborate to enhance support for people affected by the shooting

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA, government, psychologists collaborate to enhance support for people affected by the shootings The Association of Psychologists of NS (APNS), Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness and Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) are collaborating to increase support to Nova Scotians impacted by the tragic events of April 18 and 19.​ ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find missing child

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find missing child

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find missing child Update: Missing​ child located ​The 3-year-old who was reported missing from Musquodoboit Harbour earlier has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** ...
Police continue to investigate murder of Lori Katherine Jollimore

Police continue to investigate murder of Lori Katherine Jollimore

**** HRM Media Release Police continue to investigate murder of Lori Katherine Jollimore ​ Today marks the third 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 ...
Police Investigating Assault with a Weapon

Police Investigating Assault with a Weapon

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigating Assault with a Weapon ​ Police are currently investigating an assault with a weapon that took place this morning in Halifax. ​ At 3:48 a.m., police responded to 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax (Westin Hotel) to a report of a man who had been assaulted with an edged weapon. The ...
Barricaded man arrested​ without incident​ in Upper Vaughan

Barricaded man arrested​ without incident​ in Upper Vaughan

**** RCMP Media Release Barricaded man arrested​ without incident​ in Upper Vaughan RCMPNS is investigating an incident involving a barricaded man that​ occurred this morning in Lower Vaughan. At approximately 9:04 a.m., Windsor District RCMP responded to a report of a man discharging a firearm the prior evening at a residence on New Ross Rd ...
Yarmouth Man arrested on child pornography charges

Yarmouth Man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth Man arrested on child pornography charges The RCMP’s Yarmouth/Clare Street Crime Unit has arrested a Yarmouth man for child pornography offences. On April 21, after an investigation and the search of a home, Christopher Paul Wood of Wedgeport, Yarmouth County, has been charged with the following offenses: ​ ​ ​ ...
RCMP received a report of a fraud were the victim was defrauded over $100,000 in Eastern Passage

RCMP received a report of a fraud were the victim was defrauded over $100,000 in Eastern Passage

**** RCMP Media Release Victim defrauded over $100,000 Halifax District RCMP received a report of a fraud were the victim was defrauded over $100,000 in Eastern Passage. On April 23, the victim received a call from a person who said they were with Mega Millions and that he had won $18,000,000 and a brand new ...
Police arrest two men regarding a weapons complaint

Police arrest two men regarding a weapons complaint

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest two men regarding a weapons complaint ​ Police have arrested two Dartmouth men for a weapons offence in relation to an incident that occurred in Dartmouth today. ​ On April 24th at approximately 3:14 p.m., police responded to a report of two men passing a firearm back and forth in ...
Update: Reports of shots fired

Update: Reports of shots fired

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Reports of shots fired Halifax District RCMP has determined that reports of shots fired in the Haliburton Heights, Hubley and Glen Arbour areas this afternoon were not substantiated. An extensive search of the area by police with assistance from the RCMPNS Emergency Response Team and Halifax Regional Police determined there ...
(Breaking) RCMP are responding to report of shots fired

(Breaking) RCMP are responding to report of shots fired

**** RCMP Media Release (Breaking) RCMPNS are responding to report of shots fired (unconfirmed) in the Haliburton Heights area of #HammondsPlains. #Tantallon RCMP on scene asking residents to stay inside. ...
New NSHA in-home blood collection services for eligible patients

New NSHA in-home blood collection services for eligible patients

**** NSHA Media Release New NSHA in-home blood collection services for eligible patients NSHA is launching an in-home blood collection service due to impacts on public and private blood collection services in the province. This service will begin on Monday, April 27, and is for patients requiring urgent/time-sensitive testing for immediate diagnosis or management of ...
Canadians from coast to coast are being asked to wear something red and share pictures, videos, and messages of support online

Canadians from coast to coast are being asked to wear something red and share pictures, videos, and messages of support online

****  NPF Release Please Wear Red this Friday, April 24 to show your support for all the innocent lives tragically taken or forever changed by last weekend’s senseless acts of violence. The National Police Federation, working with the RCMP, are organizing events for a day of mourning in the wake of the tragic loss of ...
(Found ) Halifax Regional Police are investigating a report of a lost RCMP badge

(Found ) Halifax Regional Police are investigating a report of a lost RCMP badge

**** HRP Media Release RCMP officer’s badge reported lost ** Update: Regarding the release regarding the lost RCMP badge, wallet and identification, the items were turned in to​ a local detachment moments ago​ and have been​ recovered. ​ Halifax Regional Police are investigating a report of a lost RCMP badge. Today at approximately 2 p.m. ...
HRP are reinforcing with our officers the importance of self-identification while approaching citizens.

HRP are reinforcing with our officers the importance of self-identification while approaching citizens.

**** HRP Media Release After the tragic events that unfolded in our province over the weekend, Halifax Regional Police want to provide some information to members of the community about officer identification. We are reinforcing with our officers the importance of self-identification while approaching citizens. Citizens can also request proper identification. In addition to the ...
RCMP launch tip line for the incidents on April 18 and 19

RCMP launch tip line for the incidents on April 18 and 19

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP launch tip line for the incidents on April 18 and 19 The Nova Scotia RCMP Major Crime Unit has launched a tip line to collect information about the incidents on April 18 and 19. “We’re looking for any information that could help with the investigation,” says Supt. Darren Campbell, Officer in ...
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the owner of an amount of cash that was found in Halifax

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the owner of an amount of cash that was found in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Money found Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the owner of an amount of cash that was found in Halifax yesterday. At approximately 2:15 p.m. police received a report that a woman had located a sum of money. The woman reported that the cash had been blowing around loosely ...
Police charge man in relation to the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson

Police charge man in relation to the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a man with first-degree murder in relation to the homicide of Anthony Charles Johnson earlier this year in Halifax. At 11:30 p.m. on January 26, 2020, Halifax Regional Police responded ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Donald Leo Thorne

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Donald Leo Thorne

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person: Help the RCMP find Donald Leo Thorne Update: Missing person located The 36-year-old who was reported missing from Timberlea on April 23 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ​****** ​ Halifax District RCMP ...
NSHA launches support for First Responders

NSHA launches support for First Responders

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA launches support for First Responders Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is launching a new service called First Responders Assist. ​ This service will offer short-term counselling and supportive services, including follow up if needed, for first responders and their families impacted by the tragedies of April 18 and 19 in ...
Statement on actions taken in relation to Portland St property in Dartmouth

Statement on actions taken in relation to Portland St property in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Statement on actions taken in relation to Portland St property in Dartmouth ​ Halifax Regional Police are providing a statement in relation to actions taken on property in Dartmouth related to the recent mass shooting. ​ We have had reports from members of the community that they are troubled by the ...
Update on Investigation into the incidents on April 18 and 19

Update on Investigation into the incidents on April 18 and 19

**** RCMP Media Release Update on Investigation into the incidents on April 18 and 19 ​ The Nova Scotia RCMP continues to investigate the incidents that began on April 18 in Portapique. The investigation is detailed and complex. The investigative team is focused on learning more about this very tragic situation, including accurate victim information ...
Mental Health support for our communities

Mental Health support for our communities

**** NSHA Media Release Mental Health support for our communities We are very sorry to hear of the horrific events that happened in our communities. ​ Our thoughts are with everyone who is affected, and our prayers are with the families who lost someone. ​ The pain and trauma are difficult to imagine. ​ We ...
RCMP are investigating a report of damage to two gravestones at a grave yard located at in West Chezzetcook

RCMP are investigating a report of damage to two gravestones at a grave yard located at in West Chezzetcook

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP are investigating a report of damage to two gravestones at a grave yard located at in the 7000 block of Hwy. 207 in West Chezzetcook. The damage is believed to have occurred between April 15 at 7:30 p.m. and April 16 at 11:30 a.m. Anyone with information is ...
RCMP arrest two men following robbery – Eastern Passage

RCMP arrest two men following robbery – Eastern Passage

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest two men following robbery Halifax District RCMP have arrested two men following at robbery in Eastern Passage on April 8. At approximately 3:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a robbery in a parking lot of a business on Cow Bay Rd. The victim was meeting a potential buyer ...
Man charged for multiple thefts

Man charged for multiple thefts

**** HRP Media Release Man charged for multiple thefts Police have charged a man in relation to nine thefts that have occurred in Halifax over the last month. Police received nine reports of thefts that occurred between March 10 and April 5, where a man had entered a store and asked for cigarettes. The employee ...
Man charged following break, enter and theft

Man charged following break, enter and theft

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged following break, enter and theft Halifax District RCMP have charged a 56-year-old man following a break, enter and theft in Lower Sackville. On April 9 at approximately 7 p.m., Halifax District RCMP received a report from a towing company that a man had entered their secure tow yard, got ...
Wagmatcook man charged with child luring offences ​

Wagmatcook man charged with child luring offences ​

**** RCMP Media Release Wagmatcook man charged with child luring offences ​ Baddeck RCMP has charged a Wagmatcook man for offences related to child luring. The investigation began on April 9 when a victim contacted police. The subsequent police investigation resulted in charges against the accused in relation to three youths. On April 11, Baddeck RCMP ...
Man charged and 17 firearms seized following investigation

Man charged and 17 firearms seized following investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged and 17 firearms seized following investigation The Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) have charged a 29-year-old man and seized 17 firearms following an investigation that began​ in early January after police were called about an erratic driving incident​ where the driver was waving a firearm out ...
Police Investigate Break & Enter – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Break & Enter – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter – Dartmouth At 2:03 a.m., on the 15th of April, a Halifax Regional Police officer in a marked police vehicle was conducting a routine patrol of a construction site located at the 300 block of ​ Higney Avenue in Dartmouth, when he came upon two suspects who ...
Police investigate after car with suspected bullet holes set ablaze at Dartmouth High

Police investigate after car with suspected bullet holes set ablaze at Dartmouth High

**** HRP Media Release On April, 13, 2020 at 0330 am a call was received of a vehicle fire on the grounds of Dartmouth High School at 95 Victoria Rd, Dartmouth.​ Halifax Regional Police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Service responded.​ When police and fire arrived the vehicle was fully engulfed and it appeared ...
Police investigating attempted robbery in Halifax

Police investigating attempted robbery in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating attempted robbery ​Halifax Regional Police is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred  in Halifax. At approximately 8:37 p.m., on April 12th,  officers responded to reports of an altercation occurring at the Farm Assist business at 2326 Gottingen Street in Halifax involving several parties including one who was observed with ...
Police investigate suspicious fire incident

Police investigate suspicious fire incident

**** HRP Media Release Suspicious Fire​ Just after 12:00 a.m. officers with Halifax Regional Police along with Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency personnel responded to reports of multiple vehicles on fire in the parking lot of a business located in the 800 block of Old Sambro Road in Halifax. ​ No one was injured in ...
Police looking for robbery suspect in Dartmouth

Police looking for robbery suspect in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police looking for robbery suspect Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth at 7:15 p.m. April 10. At approximately 7:15 p.m. Halifax Regional Police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Circle K store located ...
Shots fired complaint leads to attempted murder charges

Shots fired complaint leads to attempted murder charges

**** RCMP Media Release Shots fired complaint leads to attempted murder charges The General Investigation Unit​ of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged​ a man with Attempted Murder. At 4:45 p.m. on April 9, Halifax District RCMP and Halifax Regional Police were called to a disturbance outside a residence​ in Lower Prospect Branch Rd., ...
Looking to rent? Be cautious of scammers

Looking to rent? Be cautious of scammers

**** RCMP Media Release Looking to rent? Be cautious of scammers who post fake ads to try and steal your money and personal information. On April 6, Halifax District RCMP received a complaint that people have been advertising homes listed for sale as rental properties. The person advertising the properties changes a few details, asks ...
Police Arrest adult male in Drug Search – Bedford​

Police Arrest adult male in Drug Search – Bedford​

**** HRP Media Release Police Arrest adult male in Drug Search – Bedford​ At 11:05 p.m., 8 April, The Halifax Regional Police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Integrated Drug Unit executed a Controlled Drugs & Substance Act Search Warrant on Binnacle Court, Bedford.​ Officers arrested a 22 year-old male without incident and discovered a loaded firearm within ...
(Update) RCMP dog helps locate missing people

(Update) RCMP dog helps locate missing people

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP dog helps locate missing people An RCMP Dog and his handler helped searchers locate a man and two small children who were missing in a wooded area of Colchester County on April 3. Colchester District RCMP responded to the call on April 3 at 1:44 p.m. A man had taken ...
Man facing charges following aggravated assault

Man facing charges following aggravated assault

**** RCMP Media Release Man facing charges following aggravated assault At 9:20 p.m. on April 7, Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of a serious assault which occurred at a home on Sackville Dr. in Middle Sackville. A 68-year-old man was found inside the home and has sustained serious life-threatening injuries. He was taken ...
Police have charged a woman in relation to two arsons at the same building in Halifax

Police have charged a woman in relation to two arsons at the same building in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman in two arsons Police have charged a woman in relation to two arsons at the same building in Halifax. On March 10 at approximately 4:10 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a fire inside an apartment building in the 5500 block of Victoria Road. Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency extinguished the fire, and no ...
Police Investigate Break & Enters – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Break & Enters – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter – Dartmouth At 10:29 p.m., on the 7th of April, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress in the 0-50 block of Chappell Street Dartmouth.​ Caller reported a male broke into their residence taking a laptop and fled on foot toward Wyse ...
Do you recognize this person?

Do you recognize this person?

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize this person? Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify a person of interest in relation to a theft. On January 4, 2020, a woman noticed that she was missing a significant amount of money from her home on Shore Rd. in Eastern Passage. Earlier ...
Police are investigating the death of a man that occurred in Halifax.

Police are investigating the death of a man that occurred in Halifax.

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating the death of a man that occurred in Halifax. ​ At approximately​ 6:30 a.m.​ police were called to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Carrington Place. A man and woman who were known to each other were in an altercation during which the man fell ...
One suspect is in custody following a break and enter in Dartmouth.

One suspect is in custody following a break and enter in Dartmouth.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate business break and enter. One suspect is in custody following a break and enter in Dartmouth. ​ At 8:09 p.m., police responded to the NSLC Store located at 210 Wyse Road for a break and enter in progress. The Security Guard at Sobeys which is next door to the ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Julien Richard

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Julien Richard

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person located The 26-year-old who was reported missing from Pictou County on April 6 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** Missing person: Help the RCMP find Julien Richard ​ Pictou District RCMP is ...
Waycobah man arrested on child pornography charges

Waycobah man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Waycobah man arrested on child pornography charges The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit, has charged a Waycobah man for child pornography offences. On April 5, the RCMP’s ICE Unit along with members of the Inverness/ Richmond Street Crime Enforcement Unit, Port Hawkesbury Detachment, and RCMP Digital Forensic Services searched ...
Police investigate robbery​ – Halifax

Police investigate robbery​ – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery​ – Halifax Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this morning in Halifax. At 1:44 a.m. on April 6, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving Gas Station located at 15 Fairfax Drive. A male entered the Gas Station and told the ...
One suspect is in custody following a break and enter in Dartmouth

One suspect is in custody following a break and enter in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate business break and enter. One suspect is in custody following a break and enter in Dartmouth.​ ​ ​ At 8:09 p.m., police responded to the NSLC Store located at 210 Wyse Road for a break and enter in progress. The Security Guard at Sobeys which is next door to ...
(Update) RCMP is investigating a homicide in Hammonds Plains.

(Update) RCMP is investigating a homicide in Hammonds Plains.

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Charges laid in Hammonds Plains homicide Charges have been laid in a homicide that occurred on April 2 at a home on Glen Arbour Way. Stephen Beckett, 45, of Hammonds Plains has been charged with​ Second Degree Murder in relation to the death of a woman.​ The investigation is continuing ...
At the request of Brantford Police Service :  missing person believed to be in Halifax

At the request of Brantford Police Service : missing person believed to be in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release At the request of Brantford Police Service , a release regarding a missing person they believe is currently in Nova Scotia.​ Brantford Police Service had initially issued a news release on March 25. They are hoping that Halifax media can assist them in locating this individual. Brantford Police Service – Major ...
Police Continue to Investigate the Murder of Jean Hilda Myra

Police Continue to Investigate the Murder of Jean Hilda Myra

**** HRP Media Release Police Continue to Investigate the Murder of Jean Hilda Myra ​ Sunday marks the 30th anniversary of the murder of Jean Hilda Myra and the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the case. On April 5, 1990, at 10:48 a.m., police responded to the west side of the ...
Police charge man in relation to a break and enter

Police charge man in relation to a break and enter

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to a break and enter Police have charged a man in relation to a break and enter that occurred in Halifax overnight. At approximately 8:50 p.m. police responded to a break and enter in progress. A man had broken into a residence on Wellington Street while ...
Police Investigate Robbery in Halifax

Police Investigate Robbery in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery in Halifax On April 1, 2020 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a Robbery at Needs Convenience located at 2616 Robie Street, Halifax. A man had entered the store demanded money and assaulted the clerk. The suspect then fled on foot with a quantity of ...
Richard Joseph Young wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Richard Joseph Young wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Richard Joseph Young wanted by police on province-wide warrant ​ Halifax District RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences that originated on July 19, 2019 in Lower Sackville. Richard Joseph Young, 43, of Lower Sackville, has been charged ...
Police have charged a man in relation to historical sexual offences against a child

Police have charged a man in relation to historical sexual offences against a child

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man in relation to historical sexual offences against a child. On March 11, police received a report of a historical sexual assault. Investigators in the Sexual Assault Investigation Team of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division found that a man had sexually assaulted a child under 10 who ...
Retired HRP badge stolen

Retired HRP badge stolen

**** RCMP Media Release Retired HRP badge stolen Halifax District RCMP received a report of a wallet that was stolen which contained a retired police officer badge. Between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., on March 29, an unlocked vehicle parked on Dyke Rd. in Grand Desert was broken into and a wallet was stolen.​ The wallet ...
Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley

Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 15-year-old who was reported missing from Plymouth on March 31 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley Pictou District RCMP is ...
Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Halifax

Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate a Weapons Call – Halifax At 8:30 p.m. on the 30th of March, Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of group of people arguing outside a building in the 5600 block of Bloomfield Street Halifax.​ Patrol officers along with a Police Service Dog responded to the area and discovered Bear Spray ...
Missing Person: Ralph Borden Steven Laffin

Missing Person: Ralph Borden Steven Laffin

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Ralph Borden Steven Laffin Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 58-year-old Halifax man. Ralph Borden Steven Laffin, who goes by Steven, was last seen on March 25 in Halifax. He was reported missing to police on March 29. Steven is described as a white ...
SiRT – Investigation Begins into Death of Dartmouth Man / HRP Statement regarding news stories about  SiRT release

SiRT – Investigation Begins into Death of Dartmouth Man / HRP Statement regarding news stories about  SiRT release

**** HRP / SiRT Media Release HRP Statement regarding news stories about  SiRT release Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement related to recent news stories following a news release by the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT): “Earlier today the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) issued a news release related to an incident involving Halifax ...
(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kait-Lynn Bezanson

(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kait-Lynn Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 15-year-old who was reported missing from Welsford​ on March 30 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kait-Lynn Bezanson Kings District RCMP is asking ...
(Update) Police investigates shooting – East Preston

(Update) Police investigates shooting – East Preston

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Charges laid following East Preston Shooting The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a 36-year-old man from Cherry Brook in relation to the March 27 shooting that left a 45-year-old man with serious and non-life threatening injuries. At approximately 6:10 p.m. on March 27, Halifax District RCMP responded to ...
Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect – Halifax​

Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect – Halifax​

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Break & Enter and Arrest Suspect – Halifax​ At 5:55 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Break & Enter in progress into a residence in the 3300 block of Romans Avenue Halifax.​ ​ A caller reported being woken by an unknown male attempting to force the rear ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 15-year-old who was reported missing from Plymouth has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Ruth Hubley ​Pictou District RCMP is asking for assistance ...
Man charged for assault with a weapon​ and firearms offences

Man charged for assault with a weapon​ and firearms offences

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged for assault with a weapon​ and firearms offences At​ 8:50 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an assault​ with a weapon and a man being in possession of firearms at a home in Beaver Bank. Police responded to the home and after several attempts, ...
Police looking to identify suspect in two recent arsons

Police looking to identify suspect in two recent arsons

**** HRP Media Release Police looking to identify suspect in two recent arsons Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in two arsons that occurred earlier this month in Halifax. At 1:55 a.m. on March 12 and at 3:45 a.m. on March 14, Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, along with Halifax ...
(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kait-Lynn Bezanson

(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kait-Lynn Bezanson

**** RCMP Media Releas Update: Missing person located The 15-year-old who was reported missing from Welsford on March 26 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Kait-Lynn Bezanson Kings District RCMP is asking ...
Man arrested in connection to armed robbery in Dartmouth

Man arrested in connection to armed robbery in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Man arrested in connection to robbery, At approximately 11:27 p.m. on March 21, officers responded to a report of a robbery at Needs Convenience Store located at 100 Highfield Park Drive. Two men entered the store and directed the lone customer to lie on the floor and then they approached the ...
RCMP arrests seven people for online cannabis sales

RCMP arrests seven people for online cannabis sales

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests seven people for online cannabis sales In May 2019 Windsor District RCMP began an investigation into an illegal online cannabis marihuana distribution network operating within Hants, Kings, and Annapolis Counties. The investigation into the business led to a series of homes being searched on March 12, in Hants, Kings ...
Child pornography charges have been laid against a L’Ardoise man who was arrested in October 2019 on sexual assault and related offences

Child pornography charges have been laid against a L’Ardoise man who was arrested in October 2019 on sexual assault and related offences

**** RCMP Media Release Additional charges laid against L’Ardoise man Child pornography charges have been laid against a L’Ardoise man who was arrested in October 2019 on sexual assault and related offences. Pursuant to the sexual assault allegations, RCMP investigators searched the suspect’s home on October 1, 2019 and seized his electronic devices. The search ...
Police investigate Robbery – Halifax

Police investigate Robbery – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Robbery – Halifax At 6:20 p.m., on the 23rd of March, Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Mobile Gas Station, 1075 Barrington Street, Halifax.​ Staff reported a masked male armed with a needle entered the store demanding money.​ The suspect was not given any money ...
Fire investigation summary for 7 Crichton Park Road, Dartmouth

Fire investigation summary for 7 Crichton Park Road, Dartmouth

**** HRFE Release Fire investigation summary for 7 Crichton Park Road, Dartmouth March 20, 2020 This fire involved a single-unit dwelling. There was one injury and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be a propane torch. The area of origin was determined to be a bathroom.  There were operating smoke alarms.  The cause of this fire is classified as ...
Two youths arrested for break and enter to a business

Two youths arrested for break and enter to a business

**** RCMP Media Release Two youths arrested for break and enter to a business On March 22 at 4:19 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a break and enter to a convenience store on Cobequid Rd. The glass had been smashed and upon arrival at the scene, police found and arrested a ...
Police investigate weapons call​ in Halifax

Police investigate weapons call​ in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate weapons call​ in Halifax On March 22nd at approximately 0420 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to reports of neighbours hearing possible gunshots in the area of Tartan​ Avenue, Halifax. Officers responded and found evidence that a firearm had been discharged, bullet holes were found in a nearby residence, which ...
Two HRP Releases: Police Investigate Armed  Robbery​ / Police Investigate Suspicious Fire

Two HRP Releases: Police Investigate Armed Robbery​ / Police Investigate Suspicious Fire

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery​ Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred last evening in Dartmouth. At approximately 11:27 p.m. on March 21, officers responded to a report of a robbery at Needs Convenience Store located at 100 Highfield Park Drive. Two men entered the store and directed the lone customer ...
RCMP arrest youth for sexual assault, reach out to additional victims

RCMP arrest youth for sexual assault, reach out to additional victims

****RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest youth for sexual assault, reach out to additional victims Halifax District RCMP is investigating a complaint of sexual assault and are reaching out to the public in the event there are additional victims. On March 19, shortly after 6 p.m., a woman was near a pharmacy on Cobequid Rd. and ...
Fire investigation summary for 849 Marginal Road, Halifax

Fire investigation summary for 849 Marginal Road, Halifax

**** HRFE Release Fire investigation summary 849 Marginal Road, Halifax March 13, 2020 This fire involved an industrial warehouse . There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be paper from forklift exhaust. The area of origin was determined to be the floor.   The cause of this fire is classified as ACCIDENTAL ...
Fire investigation summary for 2554 Kline Street, Halifax

Fire investigation summary for 2554 Kline Street, Halifax

**** Info via HRFE Fire investigation summary for: 2554 Kline Street, Halifax March 16, 2020 This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be discarded smoking materials. The area of origin was determined to be an exterior wall.  There were no operating smoke alarms.  The cause of this ...
NSHA is extending visitor restrictions at all facilities to limit the spread of respiratory illness, including COVID-19 / New Restrictions; Province, Health System Working to Increase Capacity

NSHA is extending visitor restrictions at all facilities to limit the spread of respiratory illness, including COVID-19 / New Restrictions; Province, Health System Working to Increase Capacity

**** NSHA Media Release Extended visitor restrictions Nova Scotia Health Authority is extending visitor restrictions at all facilities to limit the spread of respiratory illness, including COVID-19. No visitors are permitted in any of NSHA’s hospitals. There are compassionate and supportive care exceptions in consultation with the care team, they are as follows: patients at ...
Man charged with sexual assault, police reach out to additional victims

Man charged with sexual assault, police reach out to additional victims

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged with sexual assault, police reach out to additional victims Charges of sexual assault and sexual exploitation have been laid against a Cole Harbour man following an investigation by the RCMP/ HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division’s Sexual Assault Investigation Team, or SAIT. The investigation began on March 6 when a ...
Derek Oliver wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Derek Oliver wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Derek Oliver wanted by police on province-wide warrant Middleton RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences that originated on March 6 in Annapolis County. Derek James Oliver, 30, of Lawrencetown, Annapolis County has been charged with: ​ ​ ...
Police charge two people after search of a Dartmouth business

Police charge two people after search of a Dartmouth business

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people after search of a Dartmouth business Police have charged two people after conducting a search of a business in Dartmouth on March 13. At approximately 12 a.m., members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by members of the Guns and Gangs Unit ...
(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Remy MacQuarrie-Hurley

(Found) Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Remy MacQuarrie-Hurley

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 17-year-old who was reported missing from Plymouth on March 14 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media ******   Missing Person: Help the RCMP find Remy MacQuarrie-Hurley Pictou County RCMP is ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Reginald Crouse

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Reginald Crouse

**** RCMP Media Release Missing person located The 82-year-old who was reported missing from Victoria Vale yesterday​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Reginald Crouse Annapolis RCMP is asking for the​ public’s ...
​Police Investigate Second Arson in Halifax

​Police Investigate Second Arson in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release ​Police Investigate Arson Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred early this morning in Halifax. ​ At 3:45 a.m. on March 14, Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency along with Halifax Regional Police responded to reports of a suspicious fire ...
Emera Oval closing for 2019-20 winter season / Nova Scotia Museum Sites, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Closed

Emera Oval closing for 2019-20 winter season / Nova Scotia Museum Sites, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Closed

COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE Media Release Nova Scotia Museum Sites, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Closed ————————————————————– Given the concern of COVID-19 and the recent guidance from public health officials, all Nova Scotia Museum sites and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax will close to the public today, March 13, until further notice. This includes Maritime ...
(Found) Missing Person: Michael Richard Yorke-Fougere

(Found) Missing Person: Michael Richard Yorke-Fougere

**** HRP Media Release Update: The 46-year-old Dartmouth man reported missing on March 13, has been located. Police thank the public for their concern and assistance. ​***** Missing Person: Michael Richard Yorke-Fougere Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 46-year-old Dartmouth man. Michael Richard Yorke-Fougere was last seen yesterday in Dartmouth. Michael ...
Burn Restrictions Begin March 15

Burn Restrictions Begin March 15

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Releases Burn Restrictions Begin March 15 ————————————————————– Spring is on the way and so is wildfire risk season. Nova Scotians are reminded provincial burn restrictions come into effect Sunday, March 15, and to check online before starting a fire. The BurnSafe map will be updated each day at 2 p.m. to show ...
Fire investigation summary for 7094 Chebucto Road, Halifax

Fire investigation summary for 7094 Chebucto Road, Halifax

**** Info via the HRFE Fire investigation summary for 7094 Chebucto Road, Halifax March 3, 2020 This fire involved a multi-unit dwelling. There were no injuries and no fatalities. The ignition source was determined to be an exhaust fan. The area of origin was determined to a bathroom. There were operating smoke alarms.  The cause of this fire ...
Princess Cruises Announces a Voluntary and Temporary Pause of its Global Ship Operations for 60 Days

Princess Cruises Announces a Voluntary and Temporary Pause of its Global Ship Operations for 60 Days

**** Info via Princess Cruises Voluntary 60 Day Pause of Global Ship Operations Princess Cruises Announces a Voluntary and Temporary Pause of its Global Ship Operations for 60 Days Cruise Line Remains Committed to the Health, Safety and Well-Being of Guests, Team Members and Communities Visited Globally In proactive response to the unpredictable circumstances evolving ...
Police Investigate Arson – Halifax

Police Investigate Arson – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Arson Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred early this morning in Halifax. At 1:55 a.m. on March 12, Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency along with Halifax Regional Police responded to reports of a suspicious fire at ...
Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft

Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve break, enter and theft Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to solve a break, enter and theft that occurred in Lower Sackville. Between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. yesterday, suspect(s) entered a home on Raymond Dr. Missing items include a PlayStation 4, a Nintendo Switch ...
Residents urged to stay off frozen lakes and ponds as ice testing concludes

Residents urged to stay off frozen lakes and ponds as ice testing concludes

**** HRM Media Release Residents urged to stay off frozen lakes and ponds as ice testing concludes The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that it is no longer safe to be on frozen lakes and ponds as there is noticeable thin ice and open water in many lakes across the region. The municipality is ...
Police charge four people after search of a Dartmouth residence

Police charge four people after search of a Dartmouth residence

**** HRP Media Release Police charge four people after search of a Dartmouth residence ​ Police have charged four people after conducting a search of a residence in Dartmouth on March 6. Members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, and the East Division Quick Response Unit, conducted a search warrant at ...
(Update) Police investigating report of school bus struck by object  – Halifax

(Update) Police investigating report of school bus struck by object – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Update: Officers found no evidence to suggest that someone had thrown or directed an object at the bus. The bus has a jagged two-inch oval-shaped hole near the roof on the driver’s side. At this time, the cause of the damage to the bus remains undetermined. Police investigating report of school ...
Canadian Blood Services is updating its eligibility requirements for donors / Remembering Kyle Currie blood drive

Canadian Blood Services is updating its eligibility requirements for donors / Remembering Kyle Currie blood drive

**** Info via Canadian Blood Services Canadian Blood Services is responsible for keeping the national blood system safe and for delivering an adequate supply of blood, plasma, stem cells and organ and tissue transplantation products and services to Canadians patients. (HRFE Capt. Thompson’s 131st donation) Due to the increase in the number of countries affected ...
Two HRP Releases: Police Investigate Bomb Threat – Halifax / Police Investigate Break & Enter with Weapon – Dartmouth

Two HRP Releases: Police Investigate Bomb Threat – Halifax / Police Investigate Break & Enter with Weapon – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Releases Police Investigate Bomb Threat – Halifax At 12:50 a.m., 8 March, Halifax Regional Police responded to report of a Bomb Threat at the Liquor Dome Complex 1726 Argyle Street Halifax.​ Approximately 1,300 patrons and staff were evacuated from the building. Halifax Transit provided a bus as a temporary shelter for those that could ...
(Found) Cumberland District RCMP is asking for help from the public to locate 50- year-old Benjamin Perry

(Found) Cumberland District RCMP is asking for help from the public to locate 50- year-old Benjamin Perry

**** RCMP Media Release Update: The 50-year-old man who was reported missing from Cumberland County on March 7 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** Cumberland District RCMP is asking for help from the public to locate 50- year-old ...
Dartmouth Man and Woman Charged for Animal Cruelty

Dartmouth Man and Woman Charged for Animal Cruelty

**** NS SPCA Media Release Dartmouth Man and Woman Charged for Animal Cruelty Mark Davis, 43, and Allison Black, 36, of Dartmouth, have been charged with being a custodian of an animal and permitting the animal to be in distress, contrary to Section 26 (2) of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia.​ On January ...
Halifax health care practitioner facing additional sexual assault charges

Halifax health care practitioner facing additional sexual assault charges

**** HRP Media Release Halifax health care practitioner facing additional sexual assault charges Investigators with the Sexual Assault Investigative Team (SAIT) of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged a Halifax health care practitioner in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in 2017. On October 15, 2019, a woman contacted police to report that ...
Police charge bus driver in relation to Blind Persons’ Rights Act

Police charge bus driver in relation to Blind Persons’ Rights Act

**** HRP Media Release Police charge bus driver in relation to Blind Persons’ Rights Act Police have charged a Halifax Transit driver under the Blind Persons’ Rights Act in relation to an incident in January. On January 28, a 58-year-old Lower Sackville man and his guide dog were denied access to a Halifax Transit bus ...
Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax

Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery – Halifax At 2:55 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had just occurred Home Depot 367 Lacewood Drive Halifax.​ Staff reported approached a male suspected to be shoplifting saw blades who produced a box-cutter knife and fled to a waiting dark pickup truck.​ No one was injured ...
Police warn public of potent synthetic opioid found in Halifax

Police warn public of potent synthetic opioid found in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police warn public of potent synthetic opioid found in Halifax ​ Police are warning the public of a highly potent synthetic opioid that was seized in a drug trafficking investigation in Halifax last month. Over a two-week period in February, investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal ...
Legislation Strengthens Province’s Ability to Sue Opioid Companies

Legislation Strengthens Province’s Ability to Sue Opioid Companies

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Legislation Strengthens Province’s Ability to Sue Opioid Companies ————————————————————— Opioid use and overdose has taken a personal and financial toll on many Nova Scotians, their families and communities. The province wants to hold opioid manufacturers and distributors accountable for the harmful impact of their drugs which is why Government introduced the ...
RCMP arrests two people following firearm incident – Fall River

RCMP arrests two people following firearm incident – Fall River

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests two people following firearm incident Halifax District RCMP has arrested two people following the report of a firearm near a school yesterday. On March 2​ shortly after noon, Halifax District RCMP​ got a report of a man in possession of a​ firearm on a path​ near Lockview High School ...
Earthquake zones in Eastern Canada

Earthquake zones in Eastern Canada

**** Information via Natural Resources Earthquake zones in Eastern Canada Background on earthquakes in eastern Canada The continual shifting of large segments of the earth’s crust, called tectonic plates, causes more than 97% of the world’s earthquakes. Eastern Canada is located in a stable continental region within the North American Plate and, as a consequence, ...
Another earthquake reported in Dartmouth

Another earthquake reported in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Emergency Services Investigate Another Earthquake in Dartmouth ​ At approximately 12:42 a.m. HRM Integrated Emergency Services began receiving multiple calls from citizens throughout East Dartmouth reporting their homes shaking and hearing sounds similar to explosions.​ Halifax Regional Police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency personnel responded to the impacted areas to ...
Tony Walsh homicide investigation continues

Tony Walsh homicide investigation continues

**** RCMP Media Release Tony Walsh homicide investigation continues ​Members of Colchester District RCMP’s Major Crimes unit are continuing to appeal to the public for information about the disappearance of Peter Anthony Walsh and the ongoing homicide investigation. Walsh, known as “Tony” to his family and friends, was last seen on August 23, 2019 in ...
Natural Resources has confirmed a 2.6 magnitude earthquake in Dartmouth

Natural Resources has confirmed a 2.6 magnitude earthquake in Dartmouth

**** Natural Resources has confirmed a 2.6 magnitude earthquake in Dartmouth on Sunday evening,  01 March 2020. (Via Natural Resources) **** HRP Media Release Earthquake-like event felt in Dartmouth ​ At approximately 8:40 p.m. Halifax Regional Police began receiving several 911 calls from citizens describing their homes shaking and hearing an extremely loud noise that ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Leah Tibert

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Leah Tibert

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located ​The 15-year-old who was reported missing from Lower Sackville on March 1 has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** Missing person: Help the RCMP find Leah Tibert Halifax District RCMP is ...
(Found) NSHA is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old missing man

(Found) NSHA is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 28-year-old missing man

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health Authority thanks public for help in locating missing patient ​ Update: Patient Marcel David Lawrence has been located. He​ safely returned to the hospital today. Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) thanks the public and law enforcement​ for their help in locating the patient. ****** Nova Scotia Health Authority ...
Man facing indecent act charges – Halifax

Man facing indecent act charges – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Man facing indecent act charges Police have arrested a man in connection with two indecent acts that occurred yesterday afternoon in Halifax. At 12:51 p.m., Friday, February 28th an adult woman called Halifax Regional Police to report she had been walking in Point Pleasant Park when a man engaged her in conversation ...
Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had occurred in the 200 block of Chain Lake Dr

Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery that had occurred in the 200 block of Chain Lake Dr

**** HRP Media Release On February 28, 2020 at 8:35pm Halifax Regional Police received a call of a robbery that had occurred in the 200 block of Chain Lake Dr, Halifax.​ A man​ entered a business and demanded cash from the employee.​ The man motioned that he had a weapon but none was seen. He​ ...
Two people arrested for stealing copper wire in Pictou County

Two people arrested for stealing copper wire in Pictou County

**** RCMP Media Release Two people arrested for stealing copper wire In August 2019, police began receiving reports of thefts of copper wire from Nova Scotia Power (NSP) substations in Pictou County. During the time between October 2019 to February 2020, police responded to calls of break and enters​ into NSP substations continued with additional ...
Giving someone drugs without their consent is a crime

Giving someone drugs without their consent is a crime

**** RCMP Media Release Giving someone drugs without their consent is a crime Queens RCMP responded to a​ business in Greenfield following a​ report that one employee​ had given butter laced with cannabis oil to an unsuspecting employee. Initial reports indicate the suspect employee told​ other employees the butter was just flavoured butter and not ...
Man and​ woman charged with First Degree Murder

Man and​ woman charged with First Degree Murder

**** RCMP Media Release Man and​ woman charged with First Degree Murder The Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged​ a man and a woman​ with First Degree Murder in relation to the death of a 45-year-old man whose remains were found in​ Head of​ Jeddore.​ In the early morning of​ February 27, Halifax District ...
Legislation Addresses Rise in Youth Vaping

Legislation Addresses Rise in Youth Vaping

**** CNS Media Release HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Legislation Addresses Rise in Youth Vaping ————————————————————— Amendments to the Tobacco Access Act and the Smoke-free Places Act aim to prevent a new generation of Nova Scotians from becoming addicted to nicotine. These legislative changes build on a first-of-its-kind in Canada ban on flavoured e-cigarette products announced in ...
Two​ ATV riders arrested following​ refusal to stop for police, collision

Two​ ATV riders arrested following​ refusal to stop for police, collision

**** RCMP Media Release Two​ ATV riders arrested following​ refusal to stop for police, collision Halifax District RCMP has arrested two ATV​ riders after they refused to stop for police. One of the riders also collided with a police vehicle. At approximately 9 p.m. on February 25, an RCMP officer driving a police SUV saw ...
Kerry Sampson wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Kerry Sampson wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Kerry Sampson wanted by police on province-wide warrant Windsor RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences in Hants County. Kerry Lee Sampson, 34, of Windsor,​ has been charged with: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Assault (2 counts) ​ ...
Government Amends Electricity Act / Lobster Quality Research and Innovation Centre To Help Fishery

Government Amends Electricity Act / Lobster Quality Research and Innovation Centre To Help Fishery

**** ENERGY/MINES Media Release Government Amends Electricity Act ————————————————————— Government is amending the Electricity Act to make it possible to add more clean, renewable energy to Nova Scotia’s electricity system. The changes will create the Green Choice Program that gives large electricity customers the ability to purchase clean electricity from new, renewable energy projects through ...
Investments to Help Fight Homelessness and Provide Affordable Housing / HOUSING–Amendments to Housing Nova Scotia

Investments to Help Fight Homelessness and Provide Affordable Housing / HOUSING–Amendments to Housing Nova Scotia

**** Community Services/Municipal Affairs/Housing Media Release Investments to Help Fight Homelessness and Provide Affordable Housing ————————————————————— The quality of life for Nova Scotians greatly depends on access to safe and affordable housing. That is why government is investing hundreds of millions to fight homelessness, provide affordable housing and raise the income level of those who ...
Police are continuing to ask for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 43-year-old Dartmouth man

Police are continuing to ask for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 43-year-old Dartmouth man

**** HRP Media Release Missing Person: Michael James Batty Police are continuing to ask for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 43-year-old Dartmouth man. Michael James Batty was last heard from in early November. He was reported missing to police on December 16, 2019. Michael is described as a white man, 5’11”, 181 lbs. ...
Nova Scotia Tables Fifth Consecutive Balanced Budget

Nova Scotia Tables Fifth Consecutive Balanced Budget

**** FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD Media Release Nova Scotia Tables Fifth Consecutive Balanced Budget ————————————————————— Improving the lives of Nova Scotians, building on economic success, modernizing much-needed infrastructure and fostering confidence in a brighter future are the focus of government’s fifth consecutive balanced budget. Finance and Treasury Board Minister Karen Casey tabled Budget 2020-21: Better Together today, ...
Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Man wanted by police on province-wide warrant Halifax District RCMP have an outstanding warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with offences related to an incident in December 2018 in Westphal and failed to return to court in July 2019. Ryan Robert McDowell, 22, of Halifax, has ...
(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jennifer Brown

(Found) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jennifer Brown

**** RCMP Media Release Update:  found safe. ****** Missing person: Help the RCMP find Jennifer Brown ​ Colchester District RCMP is asking for assistance from the public to help locate 43-year-old Jennifer Michelle Brown, who has been missing since the early morning hours of February 23. Police are concerned for her well-being. Jennifer Brown is ...
Yarmouth man arrested on child pornography charges

Yarmouth man arrested on child pornography charges

**** RCMP Media Release Yarmouth man arrested on child pornography charges The RCMP’s Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has arrested a Yarmouth man for child pornography offences. On October 18, 2019, the RCMP was notified by the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre that a Facebook user uploaded an image that was suspected to be ...
Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police searching for robbery suspect Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last evening. At approximately 7:26 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at a gas station located in the 200 block of Pleasant ...
Halifax Regional Police statement regarding arrest of youth

Halifax Regional Police statement regarding arrest of youth

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police statement regarding arrest of youth Today Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement in relation to the arrest of a 15-year-old male in Bedford. “On February 21, at approximately 7:30 p.m., police received a call to assist security at the Sunnyside Mall, 1595 Bedford Highway, Bedford regarding an ...
RCMP are shining a light on the crime where human beings are sold for profit

RCMP are shining a light on the crime where human beings are sold for profit

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP are shining a light on the crime where human beings are sold for profit. The Nova Scotia RCMP is committed to holding human traffickers accountable to the full extent of the law while connecting victims with the resources and supports they need. There is a Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Team ...
Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Dartmouth

Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release On February 22, 2020 at approximately 3:00 a.m. Halifax Regional Police received a 911 call from a witness who reported observing a male in the area holding a knife. The male appeared to be in a verbal dispute with another male in the area of True North Crescent and Highfield Park ...
Government Addressing Gender Wage Gap

Government Addressing Gender Wage Gap

**** LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION Media Release Government Addressing Gender Wage Gap ————————————————————— Nova Scotians deserve the opportunity to grow and thrive in workplaces that value fairness and equality. That is why government is taking action to address the gender wage gap. Amendments to the Labour Standards Code introduced today, Feb. 20, will help ensure that the ...
Kyle Maas wanted by police on province-wide warrant

Kyle Maas wanted by police on province-wide warrant

**** RCMP Media Release Kyle Maas wanted by police on province-wide warrant Digby RCMP have obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who has been charged with a number of offences in the Digby area. Kyle Timothy Maas, 30, who has been known to live in various locations between Yarmouth and Digby, has ...
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate robbery Police are investigating a robbery that occurred yesterday in Halifax. At Approximately 5 p.m. yesterday police responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Superstore Smokeshop located at 6141 Young Street in Halifax. A man armed with a knife entered the store and demanded money from ...
Police charge five people for drug trafficking offences

Police charge five people for drug trafficking offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge five people for drug trafficking offences Police have charged four men and a woman with multiple offences in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. Over the past two weeks, investigators in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by members from the Drug Unit, ...
Changes Will Modernize Provincial Elections

Changes Will Modernize Provincial Elections

**** CNS Media Release Changes Will Modernize Provincial Elections ————————————————————— Government is making it easier for Nova Scotians to vote for their Member of the Legislature and better support those who wish to serve their communities and fellow citizens by running for office. Attorney General and Minister of Justice Mark Furey, introduced over 40 changes ...
High Risk Offender Notification

High Risk Offender Notification

**** HRP Media Release High Risk Offender Notification 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. John Francis Normand Dionne, 52, was released from Dorchester Penitentiary after completing a ...
On February 12th, a call was placed to the SPCA Cruelty investigators about a deceased dog in a crate in a field along the Cheboque Rd Trail in Yarmouth

On February 12th, a call was placed to the SPCA Cruelty investigators about a deceased dog in a crate in a field along the Cheboque Rd Trail in Yarmouth

**** NS SPCA Release / Info “Once again we find it necessary to communicate how unnecessary and avoidable this situation is. On February 12th, a call was placed to the SPCA Cruelty investigators about a deceased dog in a crate in a field along the Cheboque Rd Trail in Yarmouth. We find this particularly shocking ...
Provincial Approach to Address Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation

Provincial Approach to Address Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation

**** JUSTICE Media Release Provincial Approach to Address Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation ————————————————————— Human trafficking and sexual exploitation are devastating to victims and survivors, families and entire communities. That is why government is investing more into programs, services and supports that will raise awareness, prevention and directly help victims and survivors, with an added focus ...
Police have charged a man from Halifax with child pornography-related offences

Police have charged a man from Halifax with child pornography-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge a man for child pornography-related offences Police have charged a man from Halifax with child pornography-related offences. Yesterday, investigators in the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of a residence in Halifax after receiving information from the National Child Exploitation Coordination ...
One year later: HEART Society would like to share the following statement on behalf of Ebraheim and Kawthar

One year later: HEART Society would like to share the following statement on behalf of Ebraheim and Kawthar

****  Source: HEART Socirty on Facebook HEART Society would like to share the following statement on behalf of Ebraheim and Kawthar: “We would like to offer our deepest gratitude to the thousands of Nova Scotians who have shown us their love and support over this past year. The loss is immense, and we miss our ...
Two CNS Releases: Government Releases Largest Capital Plan in Province’s History / Providing Medical Students More Educational Opportunities in Rural Communities

Two CNS Releases: Government Releases Largest Capital Plan in Province’s History / Providing Medical Students More Educational Opportunities in Rural Communities

**** CNS Media Releases FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD/TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL–Government Releases Largest Capital Plan in Province’s History ————————————————————— Capital Plan 2020-21 invests the largest single-year capital funding in the province’s history. That means families and communities across Nova Scotia will have improved access to health care, schools, highways and public infrastructure. A total investment of $1.042 billion was ...
Police charge a man and a youth for assault involving a weapon – Halifax

Police charge a man and a youth for assault involving a weapon – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge a man and a youth for assault involving a weapon Police have charged a man and a youth in relation to an assault with a weapon that occurred in Halifax yesterday afternoon. At approximately 2:45 p.m. police responded to an assault that had just occurred in the 6900 block ...
Police charge man with weapons offences – Bedford

Police charge man with weapons offences – Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapons offences Police have charged a man with weapons offences in relation to an incident that occurred in Bedford this weekend. On February 16 at approximately 9:43 a.m., police responded to a report of a man​ in possession of​ a firearm inside a residence in the 600 ...
Honda Portable Generators recalled due to fire hazard

Honda Portable Generators recalled due to fire hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Honda Portable Generators recalled due to fire hazard Honda EU2200i and Honda EB2200i Portable Generators Common name: Honda EU2200i and Honda EB2200i Portable Generators Product description: The EU2200i generator has a black front cover and black metal frame. The words “HONDA” in white lettering and model number “EU2200i” in red lettering with ...
One man is in custody following a weapons call in Bedford

One man is in custody following a weapons call in Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Weapons Call One man is in custody following a weapons call in Bedford earlier today. On February 16, 2020 at 9:43 a.m., Police responded to a report of a man​ in possession of​ a firearm inside a residence in the 600 block of Rocky Lake Dr. in Bedford.​ Officers ...
Help RCMP find stolen Side by Side ATV

Help RCMP find stolen Side by Side ATV

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP find stolen Side by Side ATV Parrsboro RCMP is asking for public help to locate a​ missing Side by Side ATV.​ On February 15, police received a report of a pickup truck and ATV​ that had been stolen​ that day between 6:30 a.m and 11 a.m. from a home’s ...
Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Jaimie McPhail​

Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Jaimie McPhail​

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 24-year-old who was reported missing from Bible Hill yesterday​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ***** Missing person: Help the RCMP find​ Jaimie McPhail​ Colchester RCMP is asking for the​ ...
Man dies in snowmobile-pickup truck collision

Man dies in snowmobile-pickup truck collision

**** RCMP Media Release Man dies in snowmobile-pickup truck collision ​A 60-year-old man from Canaan has died following a collision involving a snowmobile and a pickup truck in Aylesford. A preliminary investigation revealed that the collision happened at approximately 6:30 p.m. on February 14 on Granite Ln. Both the snowmobile rider and the truck driver ...
RCMP arrest CRA telephone scammers

RCMP arrest CRA telephone scammers

**** RCMP Media Release On Wednesday, February 12th members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Financial Crime Section, Toronto West Detachment (TWD), in Milton, Ontario, arrested and charged two (2) people in connection to various transnational scams, including the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) telephone scam, the Bank Investigator scam and the ...
RCMP received complaints about two different phone scams in Sheet Harbour

RCMP received complaints about two different phone scams in Sheet Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release On February 12, Halifax District RCMP received complaints about two different phone scams in Sheet Harbour. Neither scam was successful, but police are sharing this information to help prevent others from being victimized. One call threatened arrest and legal action if the person receiving the call did not provide their SIN. ...
(Found) RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a woman charged with several offences in Lower Sackville.

(Found) RCMP has obtained a warrant for the arrest of a woman charged with several offences in Lower Sackville.

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Woman wanted by police on province-wide warrant arrested The​ 20-year-old woman from Fall River for whom a province-wide warrant was obtained is now in custody. Halifax District RCMP arrested her without incident this afternoon. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance. **** Halifax District RCMP has ...
New Cannabis Stores Announced

New Cannabis Stores Announced

**** FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD Media Release New Cannabis Stores Announced ————————————————————— More Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. (NSLC) stores across the province will start selling cannabis to address geographical gaps and to better combat the illicit market. Finance and Treasury Board Minister Karen Casey announced today, Feb. 14, that renovations will begin in 14 stores as soon ...
Construction of Dialysis Unit at Halifax Infirmary Moving Forward

Construction of Dialysis Unit at Halifax Infirmary Moving Forward

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS/TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Media Release Construction of Dialysis Unit at Halifax Infirmary Moving Forward ————————————————————— Dialysis is an important, life-saving treatment. That is why government is continuing to improve access to this care. Government has approved $5.98 million to add six more dialysis chairs at the Halifax Infirmary. As a result, 24 more patients will ...
Halifax Regional Police are investigating an armed​ robbery that occurred in​ Halifax

Halifax Regional Police are investigating an armed​ robbery that occurred in​ Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Robbery Halifax Regional Police are investigating an armed​ robbery that occurred in​ Halifax this afternoon. On February 13th, 2020, at 1:44pm, Halifax Regional Police responded to the L.K. Yarns store at 5545 Young Street in Halifax for a robbery committed by a lone male who threatened staff with a ...
VIA Rail , CN , cancels services, effective immediately, until further notice

VIA Rail , CN , cancels services, effective immediately, until further notice

**** Via Rail Release The following is a post made February 13th regarding major train disruptions. (Added:  CN statement below) “Following an advisory from the infrastructure owner that they are unable to support our operations across their network, VIA Rail has no other option but to cancel its services, effective immediately and until further notice. ...
Halifax Water 2020 Rate Application

Halifax Water 2020 Rate Application

**** Halifax Water Release 2020 Rate Application The first proposed rate changes for water and wastewater services since April 2016 On February 13th, 2020, Halifax Water filed a rate application with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) to increase water and wastewater rates. This rate application does not include stormwater rates. The NSUARB ...
Police have charged a man with sexual assault in relation to an incident that occurred in 2018.

Police have charged a man with sexual assault in relation to an incident that occurred in 2018.

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with sexual assault Police have charged a man with sexual assault in relation to an incident that occurred in 2018. At approximately 4 p.m. on May 19, police responded to a report of a sexual assault that had occurred overnight at a location in East Preston. The female ...
Human Trafficking Team charges man for sexual offences

Human Trafficking Team charges man for sexual offences

**** RCMP Media Release Human Trafficking Team charges man for sexual offences The Nova Scotia Human Trafficking team has charged a 38-year-old man for sexual offences involving a female youth, following a five-week investigation.​ The investigation began on January 9​ and resulted​ in the​ arrest of the suspect, Bradley Lloyd Clarke, 38, of Kentville on February ...
The Nova Scotia Pre-primary Program is expanding. In September 2020, it will be available across the province

The Nova Scotia Pre-primary Program is expanding. In September 2020, it will be available across the province

**** CNS Media Release The Nova Scotia Pre-primary Program is expanding. In September 2020, it will be available across the province. Pre-primary is an optional, free, play-based program for children the year before they start school. You can learn more about the program at www.novascotia.ca/preprimary. For a list of locations or register your child for ...
Firearm and other stolen items found during search

Firearm and other stolen items found during search

**** RCMP Media Release Firearm and other stolen items found during search ​On February 10, members the Valley Integrated and​ Annapolis District​ Street Crime Enforcement Units, with assistance from Kings District RCMP, were conducting a search of a residence for stolen property. During the search, police located a handgun, other possibly stolen property,​ plus a ...
HRCE School Bus Providers starting September 2020

HRCE School Bus Providers starting September 2020

*** HRCE Media Release HRCE School Bus Providers starting September 2020 Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) has awarded contracts to three (3) service providers that will begin transporting students in September. Student Transportation of Canada Inc., Southland Transportation Ltd., and National Passenger Services (Canada) (also known as Stock Transportation Ltd.) are the successful providers ...
(Found) Pictou District RCMP is asking for help from the public to locate 15-year-old Emma Anderson.

(Found) Pictou District RCMP is asking for help from the public to locate 15-year-old Emma Anderson.

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Missing person located The 15-year-old who was reported missing from Pictou earlier today​ has been located and is safe. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and retweets on social media. ****** Missing person: Help the RCMP find Emma Anderson ​ Pictou District RCMP is asking ...
Accident on Highway 111

Accident on Highway 111

On February 10th, 2020 at 12:53pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Highway 111 in Dartmouth. The accident involved a tractor trailer and a minivan. Two females, a thirty three year old and a twenty seven year old, were taken to hospital. One female remains in hospital with ...
NSP Power Outage

NSP Power Outage

Over 7000 customers currently without power according to NSP due to damage to equipment. http://outagemap.nspower.ca/external/default.html ...
Missing Person: Update

Missing Person: Update

The 16-year-old female youth from Dartmouth reported missing on February 7 has been found. We thank the media and the public for their concern and assistance. SOURCE: Media Release ...
Four People Charged in Relation to Robberies

Four People Charged in Relation to Robberies

Police have charged four people in relation to a number of incidents in the Halifax region including two recent robberies. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on June 18, 2019 police responded to a break and enter in-progress at East Coast Buy and Sell located at 181 Herring Cove Road in Halifax. A man broke into the ...
Found Kitty!

Found Kitty!

Female long haired. No microchip. Very friendly. No spay scar, but could be spayed. Not pregnant. If you own or know this pretty girl please call us at Dartmouth veterinary hospital (902) 434-0700 ...
Overnight Parking Ban Enforced

Overnight Parking Ban Enforced

Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Tuesday Feb. 11 Please be advised that the municipal overnight parking ban will be enforced overnight from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. to allow crews to properly clear the streets and sidewalks. Vehicles must be off municipal streets during the hours noted above. Residents are also reminded ...
Public Service Announcement Municipality enhances digital services with expansion of public wifi

Public Service Announcement Municipality enhances digital services with expansion of public wifi

The Halifax Regional Municipality will better meet the needs of residents, businesses and visitors with the expansion of public WiFi service. Public WiFi service is now available at the Emera Oval, Halifax Public Gardens Horticultural Hall, Lacewood Bus Terminal, Bridge Bus Terminal, Halifax Ferry Terminal, Alderney Ferry Terminal and Alderney Theatre. The municipal public WiFi ...
Homeowner catches thief in his shed and chases him out

Homeowner catches thief in his shed and chases him out

At 1:23 a.m, February 8, Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a break and enter in progress on Chaswood Dr. in Cole Harbour. The homeowner told police their shed door was open, and it shouldn’t be. When the homeowner went to check it out, they found a man inside, described as male, 6-feet ...
HRFE Chief Stuebing Officially Appointed Assistant Chief Corey Beals

HRFE Chief Stuebing Officially Appointed Assistant Chief Corey Beals

Today, HRFE Chief Stuebing officially appointed Assistant Chief Corey Beals to the position of Deputy Chief Community Risk Reduction, Professional Development & Logistics (CRRPDL). Congratulations! ...
2020 Marks The 13th Anniversary of the Halifax St. Patrick’s Day Parade

2020 Marks The 13th Anniversary of the Halifax St. Patrick’s Day Parade

In its current iteration, the parade brings together Irish and non-Irish alike to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in our city! The parade has grown year after year and is not to be a missed event in Halifax. Come out on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 1pm. The parade marches through historic Irishtown beginning at Terminal ...