Nova Scotia RCMP issued over 1,100 Motor Vehicle Act charges and charged 38 impaired drivers during road safety week

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP issued over 1,100 Motor Vehicle Act charges and charged 38 impaired drivers during road safety week The Nova Scotia RCMP laid over​ 1,100​ Motor Vehicle Act charges and charged 38​ impaired drivers during Canada Road Safety Week (CRSW), which ran May​ 17-23. CRSW, an initiative led by the […]

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

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

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Certain Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop brand peanut butter-containing chocolates recalled due to Salmonella

**** Recall via Health Canada Certain Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop brand peanut butter-containing chocolates recalled due to Salmonella Issue Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop is recalling certain Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop brand peanut butter-containing chocolates from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products have been sold in Nova Scotia and online. Affected products […]

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Police charge man in relation to child pornography investigation

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

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Annapolis District RCMP seeking public assistance in break-in investigation

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

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Volcanic eruption penetrates mesosphere

**** Info via Environment Canada Volcanic eruption penetrates mesosphere On January 15, a powerful volcanic eruption obliterated a small, uninhabited South Pacific island known as Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai. Satellite imagery showed the eruption, with a plume of brown ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters. A sonic boom could […]

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Police Investigate Shooting​ in Dartmouth

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

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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 26, 2022

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 26, 2022 ——————————————————– Nova Scotia is reporting 1,584 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 40 hospitalizations and 13 deaths during the seven-day period ending May 23. The number of new cases – including those linked to long-term care outbreaks – continues to decline, as does the […]

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Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax last night

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

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