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N.S. MLA Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin kicked out of Tory caucus after border blockade

Elizabeth Smith McCrossin

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 flowing freely at N.B.-N.S. border following 24-hour blockade

NS NB Border traffic

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.

Veterans Affairs internal review called for changes after Desmond triple-murder suicide

Lionel Desmond

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.

Man in serious condition following Richmond County crash

RCMP STOCK

Police say the collision happened Tuesday in Lynches River, Richmond County.

N.S. reporting one COVID-19 case at Halifax school; briefing coming up at 3 p.m.

COVID NS 20210603

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.

Free bus pass program now permanent for Halifax income assistance recipients

Route 1 bus Halifax Transit

The annual bus passes are paid for by the provincial Community Services Department.

N.S. premier says N.B. border restrictions likely to be lifted next week

Iain Rankin

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.