Nova Scotia

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
Online vigil shares music, messages of support in memory of N.S. victims

Online vigil shares music, messages of support in memory of N.S. victims

Online vigil shares music, messages of support in memory of N.S. victims

Online vigil shares music, messages of support in memory of N.S. victims
The massing killings in Nova Scotia may have started with a domestic dispute, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Mass killing in Nova Scotia began with attack, binding of girlfriend: source

HALIFAX — A source close to the investigation says a killer’s murderous…

The massing killings in Nova Scotia may have started with a domestic dispute, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A woman pays her respects at a roadside memorial in Portapique, N.S. on Thursday, April 23, 2020. RCMP say at least 22 people are dead after a man who at one point wore a police uniform and drove a mock-up cruiser, went on a murder rampage in Portapique and several other Nova Scotia communities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Police have ‘good idea’ gunman in N.S. mass shooting not licensed for weapons

Police have ‘good idea’ gunman in N.S. mass shooting not licensed for weapons

A woman pays her respects at a roadside memorial in Portapique, N.S. on Thursday, April 23, 2020. RCMP say at least 22 people are dead after a man who at one point wore a police uniform and drove a mock-up cruiser, went on a murder rampage in Portapique and several other Nova Scotia communities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Workers with the medical examiner’s office remove a body from a gas station in Enfield, Nova Scotia, Sunday, April 19, 2020. Canadian police say multiple people are dead plus the suspect after a shooting rampage across the province of Nova Scotia. It was the deadliest shooting in Canada in 30 years. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press via AP)

Police have ‘good idea’ guns used in N.S. mass shooting were not licensed

HALIFAX — Police say the man who went on a murderous rampage…

Workers with the medical examiner’s office remove a body from a gas station in Enfield, Nova Scotia, Sunday, April 19, 2020. Canadian police say multiple people are dead plus the suspect after a shooting rampage across the province of Nova Scotia. It was the deadliest shooting in Canada in 30 years. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Nova Scotia RMCP chief defends ‘dynamic and fluid’ response to massacre

Nova Scotia RMCP chief defends ‘dynamic and fluid’ response to massacre

Nova Scotia RMCP chief defends ‘dynamic and fluid’ response to massacre

Nova Scotia RMCP chief defends ‘dynamic and fluid’ response to massacre
Women’s curling champion Colleen Jones and other Nova Scotia athletes react to the grim aftermath of Sunday’s killing rampage in an April 21, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Tragedy of mass shooting ‘hits home’ for Nova Scotian athletes

One of the best Nova Scotian athletes in history needs just a…

Women’s curling champion Colleen Jones and other Nova Scotia athletes react to the grim aftermath of Sunday’s killing rampage in an April 21, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Nova Scotia mass killing investigation monumental logistical task: ex-Mountie

Nova Scotia mass killing investigation monumental logistical task: ex-Mountie

Nova Scotia mass killing investigation monumental logistical task: ex-Mountie

Nova Scotia mass killing investigation monumental logistical task: ex-Mountie

A look at some of the lives lost in Nova Scotia mass shooting

A look at some of the lives lost in Nova Scotia mass shooting

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during his daily press conference on COVID-19, in front of his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, on Sunday, April 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ban on assault-style guns top of mind for Trudeau, as Canada mourns Nova Scotia victims

At least 18 people were killed when a shooter opened fire in multiple communities

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during his daily press conference on COVID-19, in front of his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, on Sunday, April 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
About 15,000 people are joining Nova Scotian Heather Thomson’s online kitchen party, in an April 1, 2020 party. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Nova Scotian hosts online kitchen party as antidote to the COVID-19 blues

HALIFAX — For those growing weary of gloomy news about the COVID-19…

About 15,000 people are joining Nova Scotian Heather Thomson’s online kitchen party, in an April 1, 2020 party. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)