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High speed CAT ferry helps vessel taking on water off Nova Scotia

(CP) - The high-speed ferry that travels between Nova Scotia and Maine was diverted from its route today to help a fishing boat that was taking on water. Bay Ferries says the CAT received a distress call from Canadian authorities around 9:20 a.m. asking it to assist the fishing vessel ... Read More

Pictou man arrested following break and enters

A 19-year-old Pictou man has been charged following several thefts from vehicles and residential break and enters in the town. RCMP say Brandon Michael Loverro was arrested Wednesday and faces charges of possession of property obtained by crime, theft under $5,000, and breach of recognizance. Loverro was arraigned on the ... Read More

Yarmouth man killed following a motor vehicle collision

An 81-year-old man has died following a collision on Main Street in Yarmouth. Police responded to the scene around 6:15 p.m. Thursday and say the Yarmouth man, driving an SUV, hit a statue at the corner of Vancouver and Main streets. The vehicle then hit a pair of pickup trucks ... Read More

Two men arrested in connection with separate child pornography investigations

The RCMP Internet Child Exploitation Unit have arrested two men this week in connection with two separate child pornography investigations. Police executed a search warrant at a home in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg County on Tuesday, seizing a loaded rifle and a variety of electronic devices including computers, cell phones, and ... Read More

MP Bill Casey pushes for fewer trade barriers with China to aid local blueberry industry

Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey speaks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Submitted photo) Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey says trade barriers with China are hurting Nova Scotia blueberry producers. Casey says China has a growing middle class which should be a huge export market for Canada's wild blueberries. He says if the ... Read More