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7/25/2014

2014/15 DISTRICT HEALTH AUTHORITY BUSINESS PLANS APPROVED

The province has approved the 2014-15 business plans for Nova Scotia's nine district health authorities and the IWK. In total, more than $1.7 billion will be split among the health authorities. The Colchester-East Hants Health Authority will receive $73.9 million in operational funding; Cumberland District Health Authority is getting $53.2 ... Read More
7/25/2014

MEETING IN TRURO FRIDAY TO DISCUSS HOW TO GET MORE WOMEN INTO THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY

The Trucking Human Resource Sector Council Atlantic would like to see more women in the trucking industry. Officials from the council will sit down with local MP Scott Armstrong in Truro Friday to discuss how recent funding from Ottawa can be used to recruit and retain more women into non-traditional ... Read More
7/25/2014

PRELIMINARY HEARING IN LORETTA SAUNDERS CASE EXPECTED TO WRAP UP TODAY

(CP) A preliminary hearing for two people charged in the death of Loretta Saunders is expected to wrap up today in Halifax. The two accused, 26-year-old Blake Leggette and his 28-year-old girlfriend Victoria Henneberry, are charged with first-degree murder in Saunders's death. A publication ban has been ordered on evidence ... Read More
7/25/2014

CHARGES WILL NOT BE LAID IN DARTMOUTH COLLISION THAT KILLED PEDESTRIAN

(CP) Police in Halifax say they won't lay charges in a crash that killed a woman in a crosswalk earlier this year. The collision happened at the intersection of Thistle Street and Victoria Road in the neighbourhood of Dartmouth on May 3. Officers say a pickup truck was travelling south ... Read More
7/25/2014

NEW GLASGOW TRAFFIC NOTE

Glasgow Square Parking lot will be closed all day Friday, July 25, beginning at 6 am, to allow  for site set up and preparations for the Race on the River Pictou County Dragon Boat Festival. Officials say there will also be some road closures. Riverside Parkway from George St. to MacLean ... Read More