Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia government says nearly $35 million in loans have been guaranteed through a program aimed at helping larger tourism operators struggling to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of Inclusive Economic Growth Labi Kousoulis, shown in this Thursday, March 25, 2021, file photo, says the program fills a gap in order to help the tourism sector rebound because the larger operators were not eligible for federal programs. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Large tourism operators in Nova Scotia get $35 million in loan support

Large tourism operators in Nova Scotia get $35 million in loan support

 

Two RCMP officers observe a moment of silence to honour slain Const. Heidi Stevenson and the other 21 victims of the mass killings at a checkpoint on Portapique Road in Portapique, N.S. on Friday, April 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

RCMP under scrutiny one year after mass killing that left 22 dead in Nova Scotia

Questions raised about why it took police 13 hours to stop mass killing

 

Dr. Beth Mason CEO of the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy & the Environment with new technologies on energy transition including thermal electrification and storage is shown in Sydney, N.S. on Thursday March 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant

Rural Nova Scotia becoming Canada’s biotechnology hub as startups move east

Rural Nova Scotia becoming Canada’s biotechnology hub as startups move east

Dr. Beth Mason CEO of the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy & the Environment with new technologies on energy transition including thermal electrification and storage is shown in Sydney, N.S. on Thursday March 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant
An RCAF Cormorant helicopter flies over the Bay of Fundy in Hillsburn, N.S. in an area where empty life-rafts from a scallop fishing vessel where reported on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. The Nova Scotia RCMP say they plan to use a helicopter today to continue the search for five fishermen whose boat sank in the Bay of Fundy on Tuesday morning.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Nova Scotia town famous for its seafood still reeling from the loss of six fishermen

Nova Scotia town famous for its seafood still reeling from the loss of six fishermen

An RCAF Cormorant helicopter flies over the Bay of Fundy in Hillsburn, N.S. in an area where empty life-rafts from a scallop fishing vessel where reported on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. The Nova Scotia RCMP say they plan to use a helicopter today to continue the search for five fishermen whose boat sank in the Bay of Fundy on Tuesday morning.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Workers with the medical examiner's office remove a body from a gas bar in Enfield, N.S. on Sunday, April 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

‘Mere coincidence’: N.S. gunman killed after Mounties pull up at gas pump next to him

‘Mere coincidence’: N.S. gunman killed after Mounties pull up at gas pump next to him

Workers with the medical examiner's office remove a body from a gas bar in Enfield, N.S. on Sunday, April 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Members of a ground search and rescue team walk along the shore of the Bay of Fundy in Hillsburn, N.S. in an area where empty life-rafts from a scallop fishing vessel where reported on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Search and rescue aircraft, along with Canadian Coast Guard boats have been dispatched as well. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Scallop dragger sinking: Another wave of grief hits Nova Scotia

Scallop dragger sinking: Another wave of grief hits Nova Scotia

Members of a ground search and rescue team walk along the shore of the Bay of Fundy in Hillsburn, N.S. in an area where empty life-rafts from a scallop fishing vessel where reported on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Search and rescue aircraft, along with Canadian Coast Guard boats have been dispatched as well. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A woman pays her respects to victims of a mass shooting at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

3 charged, including spouse, with supplying ammunition to Nova Scotia mass shooter

Investigators say they determined the ammunition was purchased and trafficked in Nova Scotia

A woman pays her respects to victims of a mass shooting at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A woman pays her repects at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. The joint public inquiry in response to the April mass shooting in Nova Scotia has announced a mandate that includes a probe of the RCMP response as well as the role of gender-based violence in the tragedy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A woman pays her repects at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. The joint public inquiry in response to the April mass shooting in Nova Scotia has announced a mandate that includes a probe of the RCMP response as well as the role of gender-based violence in the tragedy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil: a fiscal hawk with a folksy demeanour
Witness said killer in N.S. mass shooting ‘recently’ acquired gun from estate

Witness said killer in N.S. mass shooting ‘recently’ acquired gun from estate

Witness said killer in N.S. mass shooting ‘recently’ acquired gun from estate

Witness said killer in N.S. mass shooting ‘recently’ acquired gun from estate
RCMP say Gabriel Wortman may have been an “injustice collector,” in a June 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Seeking to explain Nova Scotia shootings: Inside the ‘threat-sensitive brain’

HALIFAX — More than seven weeks after a man disguised as a…

RCMP say Gabriel Wortman may have been an “injustice collector,” in a June 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Blayre Turnbull organizes “Hope For Home Helmet Sticker” campaign, in a June 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Turnbull hopes hockey helmet-sticker fundraiser helps heal home province

Blayre Turnbull knows how it feels to lose a parent at a…

Blayre Turnbull organizes “Hope For Home Helmet Sticker” campaign, in a June 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
N.S. police received warnings in 2011 about man who would become mass killer

N.S. police received warnings in 2011 about man who would become mass killer

N.S. police received warnings in 2011 about man who would become mass killer

N.S. police received warnings in 2011 about man who would become mass killer
A court document says seven witnesses who had encountered Gabriel Wortman either recalled him talking about owning guns or had seen guns at locations including his clinic, in a May 19, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Warning signs of N.S. mass shooter’s paranoia, guns, prior abuse noted in warrant

HALIFAX — A newly released document details warning signals of paranoid behaviour…

A court document says seven witnesses who had encountered Gabriel Wortman either recalled him talking about owning guns or had seen guns at locations including his clinic, in a May 19, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
N.S. killer’s semi-automatic guns believed to come from U.S., but details withheld

N.S. killer’s semi-automatic guns believed to come from U.S., but details withheld

N.S. killer’s semi-automatic guns believed to come from U.S., but details withheld

N.S. killer’s semi-automatic guns believed to come from U.S., but details withheld
Media consortium seeking search warrants from Nova Scotia mass shooting
Media consortium seeking search warrants from Nova Scotia mass shooting
Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds donates to an online fundraiser set up in memory of a victim of the recent mass murder in Nova Scotia, in an April 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Ryan Reynolds donates $5,000 to support N.S. rampage victim’s family

An online fundraiser set up in memory of a victim of the…

Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds donates to an online fundraiser set up in memory of a victim of the recent mass murder in Nova Scotia, in an April 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Red Deer resident Leona Teed coloured these hearts and put it in her front window along with a Nova Scotia flag. Central Albertans got creative recently to show gratitude to those still working amid the pandemic, thanks to the Red Deer Advocate’s Window Hearts Campaign. Contributed photo

Central Albertans get creative with Window Hearts Campaign

Central Albertans got creative recently to show gratitude to those still working…

Red Deer resident Leona Teed coloured these hearts and put it in her front window along with a Nova Scotia flag. Central Albertans got creative recently to show gratitude to those still working amid the pandemic, thanks to the Red Deer Advocate’s Window Hearts Campaign. Contributed photo
Mass killing in Nova Scotia possibly triggered by assault on girlfriend: RCMP

Mass killing in Nova Scotia possibly triggered by assault on girlfriend: RCMP

Mass killing in Nova Scotia possibly triggered by assault on girlfriend: RCMP

Mass killing in Nova Scotia possibly triggered by assault on girlfriend: RCMP