The Cumberland North MLA is no longer a member of the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative caucus, and Leader Tim Houston says she is also be barred from running for the party in future elections.
Traffic was flowing across the main border crossing between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick Thursday morning, after a nearly 24-hour shutdown by protesters unhappy with restrictions the Nova Scotia government placed on travellers entering from New Brunswick.
A Veterans Affairs internal review conducted after Lionel Desmond killed his family and himself in rural eastern Nova Scotia four years ago found 12 areas where the department could improve helping veterans with complex needs make the transition to civilian life.
Police say the collision happened Tuesday in Lynches River, Richmond County.
The case is connected to Joseph Howe Elementary, which will be closed to students until June 28. Premier Iain Rankin will give an update on COVID-19 in the province at 3 p.m. AT.
The annual bus passes are paid for by the provincial Community Services Department.
Rankin says province considering whether new information around New Brunswick's border measures could prompt changes. In any case, restrictions will only be in place at N.B. for another week at the most, he said.