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Mackenzie Myatt takes silver medal in mountain bike sprint at Canada Games

Mackenzie Myatt takes silver medal in mountain bike sprint at Canada Games

There were a handful of Nova Scotians at the Canada Games in Winnipeg this week who were blue-ribbon medal prospects. Mackenzie Myatt was one of them.
Toronto man denied bail on Halifax drug importation charges

Toronto man denied bail on Halifax drug importation charges

Geevan Nagendran, 37, was one of two people arrested June 27 after a man and woman picked up a pair of parcels from India at a UPS Store in south-end Halifax. Negendran will remain in custody at the Dartmouth jail.
Pilot flying over Bedford area temporarily blinded by laser beam

Pilot flying over Bedford area temporarily blinded by laser beam

Halifax police are looking for whoever pointed a laser beam into the cockpit of a small plane flying over the Bedford area Tuesday night.
Argyle Head man badly injured when two ATVs collide

Argyle Head man badly injured when two ATVs collide

A 30-year-old man from Argyle Head was airlifted to hospital in Halifax with life-threatening injuries Tuesday night after two ATVs collided in Yarmouth County.
Halifax libraries checking out automated book-lending kiosks

Halifax libraries checking out automated book-lending kiosks

Think of them as pop culture machines. The Halifax Public Libraries are making plans to acquire five automated book-lending kiosks over the next three years.
POLICE REPORT: Man abandons child on back seat during attempt to flee RCMP

POLICE REPORT: Man abandons child on back seat during attempt to flee RCMP

"As the officer was conducting further checks on the vehicle, the man left the scene on foot and entered a nearby home. He then ran out the back door of the home and away from the area. His five-year-old son was left sleeping in the back seat of his car."
PHOTOS: A majestic tall ships farewell

PHOTOS: A majestic tall ships farewell

After making a big splash with visitors and residents alike, the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta has sailed over the horizon. The visit of about 30 of the iconic vessels ended Tuesday with the traditional Parade of Sail around Halifax Harbour.
Aylesford Lake beach closed to swimming due to high bacteria counts

Aylesford Lake beach closed to swimming due to high bacteria counts

Kings County officials say people feeding duck may be contributing to the problem.
Clayton Park fire caused by careless smoking; fire department urges caution

Clayton Park fire caused by careless smoking; fire department urges caution

Five fires in the past month have started on decks from careless use of smoking materials, fire officials say
POLICE REPORT: Visitor from England charged with sexually assaulting Halifax hotel employee

POLICE REPORT: Visitor from England charged with sexually assaulting Halifax hotel employee

Police also have charged the former head of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia with stealing $13,000 from the organization.