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Two staff stabbed at Hope Cottage in Halifax after man causes disturbance

Police say two staff were stabbed at Hope Cottage in Halifax on Friday evening after a man inside caused a disturbance.

The incident happened at around 5 p.m. 78 more words


Nova Scotia woman fights off raccoon while treading water to save her dog

Standing 5’4, Dawn Simmonds is recovering with scratches and bites from an aggressive raccoon she wrestled off her dog in 12 feet of water.

“It all started when we were getting ready to go to the Canada Day fireworks in Pugwash,”Simmonds said at her Tidnish Crossroads home Friday. 422 more words


City plans to renovate Grand Parade in Halifax, project estimated to cost $3.6 million

Renovations on the historic Grand Parade square in the heart of downtown Halifax could begin as soon as next year for a cost upwards of $3.6 million in repairs. 333 more words


Three Nova Scotia men face slew of charges for allegedly breaking into cars

Three men from Kentville are each facing a slew of charges after allegedly breaking into several vehicles in the area.

Kings District RCMP announced Friday afternoon that Chance Christopher Johnstone, 18; Kolby Luke Jordan, 20; and Nelson Owen Veinotte, 20, will all have to answer to several offences. 255 more words


Dingle Beach in Halifax now safe for swimming, open to public

Get out your bathing suits, Haligonians.

Just in time for what Environment Canada is forecasting to be a hot and sunny weekend across the city, Halifax Regional Municipality announced Friday afternoon that Dingle Beach has reopened to the public for swimming. 141 more words


Halifax police hand case over to serious incident response team after man injured while in custody

Halifax Regional Police have handed a case over to their serious incident response team after a man sustained a broken hand while in custody overnight Thursday. 150 more words


Cox heads for Fax

Hull KR’s Jordan Cox has joined Championship Halifax on dual registration.

The prop forward has made eight Super League appearances in 2015 and will now help Fax’s promotion effort. 89 more words