One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 —————————————————————– As of today, July 8, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified on Tuesday, July 7. The new case is a Nova Scotia truck driver who travelled outside Canada as an essential worker. The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology […]

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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 […]

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Irving Shipbuilding Exception, Statement from Dr. Robert Strang

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Irving Shipbuilding Exception, Statement from Dr. Robert Strang —————————————————————– NOTE: The following is a statement from Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health —————————————————————– There have been a number of questions and concerns about an exception granted by Public Health to Irving Shipbuilding for travel to the U.S. […]

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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 […]

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NSHA advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from​ Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from​ Toronto to Halifax ​ ​ NSHA Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight AC 626 on June 26 from Toronto to Halifax. It departed Toronto at 8:15 p.m. and landed in Halifax at 11:17 p.m. While […]

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

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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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