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Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:25:08 -0300
Maritimers weigh in on drug decriminalization debate
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police is calling to decriminalize personal possession of illicit drugs – receiving mixed reaction across the nation. While the group's intentions are to help drug users remain safe, roadblocks between harm reduction policies and politics seem to be ever-present.
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 20:10:42 -0300
Violent crimes spike in HRM over 24-hours
Police in Halifax faced a busy weekend on Saturday and Sunday as they dealt with a suspicious death and three other violent crimes – all occurring within a 24-hour period. While there’s no indication that any of the incidents are connected, residents and anti-violence advocates say the string of events is concerning.
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:29:00 -0300
Atlantic bubble brings hope to Maritime hospitality industry
Tourism is spiking across the Maritimes since the opening of the 'Atlantic bubble' in early July. With many visitors allowed to travel interprovincially, the Maritime hospitality industry says business is getting back on track, and bookings are beginning to fill up again – a sign of hope for the economy after being impacted by COVID-19.
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:18:00 -0300
Quebecers must now register online with N.B. and P.E.I. to travel to Iles-de-la-Madeleine
Quebecers travelling to the Iles-de-la-Madeleine by car through New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island this summer now need to register online with those provinces. The Quebec government says residents must as of today complete online registration forms to be able to travel through Atlantic Canada to reach the Quebec islands in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:26:27 -0300
N.S. RCMP charge Eskasoni man for uttering threats and multiple firearm offences
A man is facing multiple charges for uttering threats and firearm offences early on Saturday morning in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia. On Saturday, at around 3:15 a.m., N.S. RCMP responded to a disturbance involving a group of people on the roadway at Sugar Maple Lane.
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:50:00 -0300
21-year-old N.S. man suffers life-threatening injuries following serious collision
Nova Scotia RCMP is investigating a serious single-vehicle collision in Glenville, N.S., early on Sunday morning. At around 1:15 a.m., RCMP, Emergency Health Services and Inverness Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a collision on Highway 19 in Glenville.
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:27:58 -0300
18-year-old seriously wounded in Dartmouth stabbing
Police are investigating following a stabbing that left a man seriously injured in Dartmouth on Sunday morning. At around 8:20 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a man who was stabbed on the roadway on Renfrew Street. When officers arrived on the scene, they located an 18-year-old man suffering from a stab wound – he was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 11:35:48 -0300
Police investigate after 31-year-old Halifax man suffers gunshot wound
Police are investigating following a shooting that left one man wounded in Halifax early Sunday morning. At around 5:20 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 3500 block of Lynch Street
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 11:11:00 -0300
Halifax Regional Police investigate after 23-year-old man suffers gunshot wound
Halifax Regional Police are investigating after a man was shot in the leg early Sunday morning. Police say at around 1:11 a.m., a 23-year-old man arrived at a hospital – which they haven’t named – with a gunshot wound to his leg.
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:32:00 -0300
Police investigate suspicious death of elderly woman in Dartmouth
Halifax Regional Police are investigating a suspicious death case in Dartmouth. They say officers were dispatched to an address on Lynwood Drive late Saturday morning where an 85-year-old woman was found deceased.