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Government projects $852 m deficit as a result of COVID19 impact

HALIFAX: The first update on Budget 2020-21 shows the COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on the province's fiscal forecast.Finance and Treasury Board Minister Karen Casey presented the update today, July 29. Government...

Samson welcomes announcement of public inquiry into mass shootings

FALL RIVER: The Liberal MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook is welcoming his governments reversal in calling for a public inquiry and not an independent review into the April mass shootings. Shortly after Public Safety Minister Bill Blair...

Police arrest impaired driver in stolen vehicle

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 59-year-old man from Bedford has been arrested for impaired driving and possession of a stolen vehicle, police say. In a release, Halifax District RCMP said that at approximately 10:50 p.m. on July 27, a member...

N.S. SPCA receives grant from PetSmart Charities

DARTMOUTH: The Nova Scotia SPCA has received a $40,000 grant from PetSmart Charities of Canada to prepare more animals in Nova Scotia for adoption. With the help of this grant, the Nova Scotia SPCA...

Ending #PeriodPoverty: Elmsdale man takes action to help women

ELMSDALE: A young gentleman from Elmsdale is receiving applause from women in the area for stepping outside what would be many others comfort zone to ensure local women have what they need. Scott Ellis held...

Close to $100k raised through Dean’s #NovaScotiaStrong fundraiser

MIDDLE MUSQUODOBOIT: Nova Scotia Strong indeed. In a post on Facebook, Karen Dean with Countryfied Clothing, announced the final tally raised from the sale of her t-shirts she designed with the slogan #NovaScotiaStrong in support...

Policing services gets helping hand from officers across Canada

EAST HANTS/COLCHESTER CO.: Since the devastating incidents of April 18 and 19, Nova Scotia RCMP welcomed 92 officers from across the country who have provided front line policing services in communities in and around...

Mask-up: Province announces masks become mandatory in most public indoor spaces July 31

EAST HANTS/FALL RIVER: Masks will become mandatory for Nova Scotians in most public indoor locations beginning next Friday July 31, the province announced. In their COVID19 briefing on July 24, Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr....

Deagle-Gammon ready to earn District 1 voters trust for October’s election

MAIN PHOTO: Cathy Deagle-Gammon wants to be the voice for the District 1 community when voters go to the polls in October. (Submitted photo) FALL RIVER: Community volunteer and award winning business woman, Cathy Deagle-Gammon,...

Noel Shore native among three chosen for mass shooting Independent Review Panel

NOEL: A well-respected former East Hants resident is one of three chosen to be part of the Independent Review Panel put together by the provincial and federal governments to look into the N.S. mass...
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