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An investigation is underway into the second workplace death in a week in our province. The latest happened in Mulgrave when a crew member died after an incident on fishing boat owned by Clearwater Seafoods. The vessel Anne Risley was undergoing annual maintenance last Thursday when the death occurred. Details surround...
Steve MacArthur 8h ago 3 views
Environment Canada has released an advisory for mainland Nova Scotia, warning of an imminent flash freeze. Following heavy rainfall, temperatures are forecasted to plummet rapidly throughout Saturday. Anticipated to reach approximately -11°C by evening, untreated surfaces including roads, walkways, and parking lots...
Evan Taylor Feb 24, 2024 Idibal / CC
A rain system has already started impacting eastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, with between 25-55 millimeters expected by the time it slows down Saturday evening, after which there Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning, forecasting heavy rain ranging from 25 to 50 millimeters across the province's north, e...
Evan Taylor Feb 23, 2024 OakleyOriginals / CC
Lunenburg District RCMP have issued a province-wide arrest warrant for a 34-year-old man. Christian Andre Dionne from Harbourville is facing multiple charges including assault causing bodily harm and forcible confinement. Dionne is described as 6-feet, 165 lbs. He has thinning brown hair and a beard. He's known to wear...
Kelli Rickard Feb 23, 2024 4 views
Nova Scotia has the second-longest wait times in the country for walk-in clinics, but there is some improvement. A company that connects patients with healthcare providers collected wait-time numbers from 1,200 partner practices in six provinces. Medimap says the average wait was 72 minutes last year in this province w...
Kelli Rickard Feb 23, 2024 2 views Rusty Clark ~ 100K Photos / CC
NSCC is another step toward the possibility of a strike. In a statement, the Nova Scotia Community College says they did not reach an agreement with the Atlantic Academic Union (AAU), which represents about 1,000 faculty and professional support employees. This comes after meetings with a conciliator Wednesday and Thur...
Caitlin Snow Feb 23, 2024 1 views
If you have a flight booked through Lynx Air, you're about to be out of luck. The Calgary-based, low-cost carrier has filed for creditor protection and will shut down on Monday. In a statement they say they have faced significant hurdles including "rising operating costs, high fuel prices, exchange rates, increasi...
Caitlin Snow Feb 23, 2024 2 views
If you're fueling up, you'll be pleased to see that fuel is down. The Utility and Review Board adjusted prices at midnight in Nova Scotia. Self-serve regular gas has dropped 2.4 cents a litre to a minimum of $1.61. Diesel has dropped 6 cents to about $1.93.
Kelli Rickard Feb 23, 2024 3 views Mark Morgan / CC
Most of Nova Scotia, including Cape Breton, is in for very wet, windy weather followed by a fast freeze. Environment Canada's rainfall warning calls for 25 to 50 mm with south winds gusting 70-90 km/h from Friday evening to Saturday evening. The forecaster says the frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rai...
Kelli Rickard Feb 23, 2024 2 views
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in the Cape Breton area Thursday, to announce millions of dollars through the Housing Accelerator Fund, to fast-track building thousands of new homes. The $4 billion fund helps build homes faster by changing by-laws and regulations. Three hundred and sixty-seven new housing units are p...
Caitlin Snow Feb 22, 2024 4 views
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