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N.S. reports high public sector vaccination rates, urges caution over holidays

Robert Strang Tim Houston Nov. 17 2021 covid briefing

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston commended frontline workers and civil servants on Tuesday for their strong response to the province's vaccine mandate.

Grab the shovels: Snow forecasted Wednesday night for Nova Scotia

Snowing and Blowing

Latest forecast models as of Tuesday afternoon show snowfall amounts between 15 to 25 cm across the southern half of the province.

Storm knocks out power to thousands across Nova Scotia

Storm damage

A powerful storm that brought heavy rain and high winds knocked out power for thousands of Nova Scotians Tuesday morning, cancelling some schools in the Halifax area and ferry runs across the province. 

Stormy weather pauses search for missing Victoria County woman

Susan Bain

Susan Bain has been missing from Middle River, N.S., since Friday.

What to do if you see an emaciated snowy owl in Nova Scotia

Snowy owl in Shediac

The Nova Scotia Bird Society says some of the owls spotted this season appear to be weak and starving. 

Court hears about pandemic conditions at Burnside jail as judge debates inmate's sentence

Burnside jail common room

A senior corrections official has testified about the conditions inside the jail in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cadet summer glider program in Debert grounded

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The change is one of many following a review of the cadet program in 2020 by the assistant deputy minister of national defence.