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Halifax police issue warning after rash of thefts from vehicles

Halifax police issue warning after rash of thefts from vehicles

Halifax Regional Police are warning people to keep their valuables out of sight after a string of thefts from vehicles. There have been 12 reports of such thefts in Clayton Park, Bayers Lake, Bedford and Ketch Harbour since Feb. 7.
Imposed contract will hurt students most, Nova Scotia teachers tell legislature

Imposed contract will hurt students most, Nova Scotia teachers tell legislature

Teachers are testifying today that problems ranging from threats of violence to the neglect of some students will worsen if the government pushes through a bill that imposes a collective agreement on them.
Lower Sackville woman reported missing

Lower Sackville woman reported missing

Halifax District RCMP are asking for the public's help to find a Lower Sackville woman. Nicole Butler, 31, was last seen Feb. 9 at about 7:45 a.m. on Sackville Drive in Lower Sackville.
Halifax jeweler Pamela Ritchie wins Saidye Bronfman Award

Halifax jeweler Pamela Ritchie wins Saidye Bronfman Award

The longtime jewelry design professor at NSCAD University in Halifax won the $25,000 Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts, one of the 2017 Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
Wentworth man awaits September sentencing on bigamy, fraud charges

Wentworth man awaits September sentencing on bigamy, fraud charges

Jason Keith Giddens, 43, pleaded guilty in Truro provincial court to committing nine offences, including uttering a forged document.
Shelburne County man gets 90 days in jail, probation on exposure charge

Shelburne County man gets 90 days in jail, probation on exposure charge

Brandon Gary Myers, 28, of Bear Point committed the offence in December 2013 while communicating online with a girl under the age of 16.
Nova Scotia pardons late Mi'kmaq leader Gabriel Sylliboy: 'He was the first to stand up for us'

Nova Scotia pardons late Mi'kmaq leader Gabriel Sylliboy: 'He was the first to stand up for us'

The province also apologized to Sylliboy at a ceremony at Government House in Halifax.
UPDATED Another storm closes schools, hampers travel in Nova Scotia

UPDATED Another storm closes schools, hampers travel in Nova Scotia

The province was hit with another nasty winter storm that closed schools, snarled travel and shuttered government offices.
Halifax pair face drug trafficking charges after search

Halifax pair face drug trafficking charges after search

A man and a woman were expected to appear in Halifax provincial court today on charges that include trafficking fentanyl and cocaine after a Halifax apartment was searched late Wednesday.
Teachers union decries limitations on law amendments comments

Teachers union decries limitations on law amendments comments

'It’s part of Nova Scotia’s rich democratic history that members of the public are allowed to propose amendments and comment on bills in our House of Assembly,' says NSTU president