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Halifax area to enter 4-week lockdown in response to community spread

Iain Rankin

Nova Scotia is reporting 38 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, the highest daily case count in the province in a year.

Many Dartmouth-area schools to close for 2 weeks after COVID-19 spike

Auburn High

Starting April 26, masks will also be mandatory for students in all grades at all Nova Scotia schools.

Sipekne'katik may seek UN peacekeepers for contentious N.S. fishery relaunch

Sipekne'katik lobster

The Sipekne'katik First Nation says it is considering asking the United Nations to send peacekeepers to police the self-regulated lobster fishery it plans to relaunch in southwestern Nova Scotia outside the commercial fishing season.

N.S. announces a slew of new properties to receive legal protection

Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area

There are a variety of reasons to protect land, including to preserve biodiversity and fight climate change, but it’s also important for the public to have access to free, natural spaces, said Environment Minister Keith Irving.

Halifax-area dentist facing assault charges in N.L. has licence suspension lifted

al quesnel dental centre

A Halifax-area dentist facing criminal charges in Gander, N.L., for allegedly allowing a jail guard to perform a dental procedure on an inmate has had his licence suspension lifted in Nova Scotia. But Dr. Louis Bourget can only practise under tight restrictions.

How a town rallied around a quarantined oil tanker off the Cape Breton coast

STI San Telmo

People in Port Hawkesbury, N.S., have rallied together to make sure crew members of a quarantined ship just off the Cape Breton coast are comfortable while they wait to restart their journey.

Halifax Mooseheads fire head coach after less than two years with team

J.J Daigneault

J.J. Daigneault, who was appointed head coach of the Halifax Mooseheads in 2019, has been dismissed, the team announced Thursday morning.