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8/2/2015

GOVERNOR GENERAL DISSOLVES PARLIAMENT, VOTERS TO HEAD TO THE POLLS OCT. 19

(CP) - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he has asked Governor General David Johnston to dissolve Parliament, touching off an 11-week campaign in advance of an Oct. 19 election. Harper made the announcement Sunday outside Rideau Hall, square in the middle of the August holiday weekend, ending months of speculation ... Read More
8/2/2015

INMATE FOUND UNRESPONSIVE AT TRURO PRISON TOOK HER OWN LIFE

A 22-year-old woman from St. John's, NL who died at the Nova Institution for Women in Truro last week took her own life. That's according to Camille Strickland-Murphy's obituary, which was published in The Chronicle Herald Saturday. Correctional Service Canada says Strickland-Murphy was found unresponsive in her cell Tuesday night, ... Read More
8/2/2015

**UPDATED** MISSING IWK PATIENT LOCATED, RETURNED TO HOSPITAL

Updated at 11:15 a.m. Sunday Police say an 18-year-old missing from the IWK Hospital in Halifax has been located. Halifax Regional Police say Marley Morris was reported missing by staff at the hospital on Friday. She was last seen around the Halifax Waterfront Friday evening. Police say they received a ... Read More
8/2/2015

IF YOU DRINK, DON'T OPERATE A BOAT: RCMP

Nova Scotia RCMP say they will be out in full force this weekend as part of Operation Dry Water. The national awareness and enforcement campaign aims to reduce the number of alcohol and drug-related collisions and fatalities, and to foster a stronger, more visible deterrent to alcohol and drug use ... Read More
8/2/2015

SIRT INVESTIGATES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST OFFICER

The Serious Incident Response Team is investigating domestic violence allegations against an off-duty Cape Breton Regional Police officer. SiRT says officers were called to a disturbance at the Dominion Fire Hall around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Officers received information that he had allegedly assaulted his girlfriend at the fire hall. Then ... Read More