Man charged following assault with a weapon

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged following assault with a weapon The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division have charged a 29-year-old man with assault with a weapon. At approximately 10:35 p.m. on February 22, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call about an assault. When police arrived, they located […]

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Police Investigate Arson – Bedford

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Arson – Bedford At 11:15 p.m., on the 1st of March, Halifax Regional Police and HRM Fire & Emergency responded to a fire alarm inside an apartment building at 201 Rutledge Street Bedford.​ Multiple callers reported smoke inside the building.​ Numerous tenants evacuated the building.​ HRM Fire & Emergency located a fire […]

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In 2020, frauds associated to Canadians buying or selling goods or services online accounted for more than $12.9 million in reported losses.

**** Info via Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre In 2020, frauds associated to Canadians buying or selling goods or services online accounted for more than $12.9 million in reported losses. Non-delivery scams (including puppy scams, rental scams, and deceptive marketing of counterfeit goods) have all increased over the pandemic period. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to provide scammers […]

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Police investigate break and enter, assault and suspicious fire

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigate break and enter, assault and suspicious fire ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a break and enter, assault and arson that occurred at a home in Lower Sackville. ​ At approximately 5:10 a.m. on February 27, Halifax District RCMP responded to […]

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Bridgewater Police Service is warning the public about a text scam

**** Bridgewater Police Release Bridgewater Police Service is warning the public about a text scam. How it works: An individual gets a text from a Canadian number. The text states “Hello, your express delivery package is waiting for you to set delivery preferences,” followed by a link. This is a common practice for major courier […]

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Streaming event: Choose to Challenge: Women’s Resilience in the Time of COVID-19

**** HRM Media Release Choose to Challenge: Women’s Resilience in the Time of COVID-19. Monday, March 8th at 10am Featuring keynote speaker Rajean Willis. The event will be streamed on Zoom. Please register for this free event. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Kx95GjCfQv-mWqLVeZiqkQ We welcome you to join us for the municipality’s celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday, March […]

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One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————-One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 1.​The case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.“A record number of Nova Scotians took advantage of COVID-19 testing over the weekend. Thank you for that,” said […]

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NS SPCA: The Bodj von Grundfeld® Scholarship

**** Info via NS SPCA The Bodj von Grundfeld® Scholarship The Nova Scotia SPCA is launching a new scholarship opportunity for students passionate about animal welfare. The new Bodj von Grunfeld® Scholarship is open to students entering their second year of a post-secondary education program accredited by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. One student will […]

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Vehicle stop results in impaired driving arrest, drugs and cash seizure

**** RCMP Media Release Millbrook RCMP have arrested an impaired driver and seized a large quantity of drugs and cash after the driver sped past a police vehicle. On February 25 at approximately 10:40 p.m., A member of the Millbrook RCMP Detachment was conducting traffic enforcement on Hwy. 102 North of Millbrook. The member noticed […]

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