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4/1/2015

HEALTH BILL PASSES, HEALTH AUTHORITIES TO MERGE WEDNESDAY

(CP) - The Nova Scotia legislature has passed amendments to a bill that will reduce the number of health authorities in the province from 10 to two. The Health Authorities Act takes effect Wednesday. The new law also includes changes to the way health workers are represented in labour negotiations. ... Read More
4/1/2015

CHANGES FOR NEW DRIVERS, FAINT HOPE CLAUSE TAKE EFFECT APRIL 1

Changes for the province's new drivers go into effect Wednesday. Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act mean they will have to maintain a zero blood alcohol level for two years after exiting the newly licensed phase of the graduated licence program and won't be able to act as a supervisory ... Read More
4/1/2015

TSB CONCLUDES EXAMINATION OF HALIFAX CRASH SITE

(CP) - The Transportation Safety Board says the wreckage of an Air Canada plane is expected to be removed over the next few days. Investigators say they have concluded their examination of the site where A-C Flight 6-24 crashed at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. The Airbus was flying from Toronto ... Read More
4/1/2015

TWO CUMBERLAND COUNTY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT CLOSURES WEDNESDAY

Two Cumberland County emergency departments will be closed Wednesday, due to a lack of physician coverage. The All Saints CEC emergency department in Springhill will be closed from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., while the South Cumberland CEC emergency department in Parrsboro will be closed between 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 ... Read More
3/31/2015

SENTENCING IN G&G COMPUTERS FRAUD CASE SET OVER UNTIL NEXT WEEK

Sentencing has been postponed for a Shubenacadie woman charged with committing several fraud related offences against G&G Computers in Truro to the tune of around $455,000. 52-year-old Anna Mae Ellis was not in Truro Provincial Court on Tuesday, and her lawyer said he hasn't had contact with her since March ... Read More