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    CBC Nova Scotia News April 18, 2019

    CBC Nova Scotia News April 18, 2019


    The only daily TV news package to focus on Nova Scotians and their...

    The only daily TV news package to focus on Nova Scotians and their stories

    Moratorium on random street checks 'step in right direction,' says rights advocate

    Moratorium on random street checks 'step in right direction,' says rights advocate


    A Halifax social worker and member of a coalition seeking a ban on street checks that target African Nova Scotians, Robert Wright is satisfied for the moment with a moratorium on the...

    A Halifax social worker and member of a coalition seeking a ban on street checks that target African Nova Scotians, Robert Wright is satisfied for the moment with a moratorium on the practice.

    Police looking for East Hants man charged with sexual interference

    Police looking for East Hants man charged with sexual interference


    The search is linked to a complaint from October 2018 that Brandon Little of East Hants, Nova Scotia, sexually assaulted young...

    The search is linked to a complaint from October 2018 that Brandon Little of East Hants, Nova Scotia, sexually assaulted young children.

    Sidney Crosby says he won't join Team Canada for worlds

    Sidney Crosby says he won't join Team Canada for worlds


    Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby says he won't join Team Canada for the world championships in Slovakia in...

    Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby says he won't join Team Canada for the world championships in Slovakia in May.

    QuadrigaCX's creditor protection extended until June

    QuadrigaCX's creditor protection extended until June


    Approximately 115,000 former Quadriga clients are owed about $250 million after the company abruptly ceased operations Jan. 28. following the sudden death of founder Gerry...

    Approximately 115,000 former Quadriga clients are owed about $250 million after the company abruptly ceased operations Jan. 28. following the sudden death of founder Gerry Cotton.

    Why correctional officers oppose prison needle exchange programs

    Why correctional officers oppose prison needle exchange programs


    The union representing correctional officers in Canada organized a protest this week against the introduction of a needle exchange program at the Nova Institution for Women in Truro. The program already exists at the Atlantic Institution in Renous,...

    The union representing correctional officers in Canada organized a protest this week against the introduction of a needle exchange program at the Nova Institution for Women in Truro. The program already exists at the Atlantic Institution in Renous, N.B.

    Jeff Douglas named as new host of CBC Nova Scotia's Mainstreet

    Jeff Douglas named as new host of CBC Nova Scotia's Mainstreet


    After nearly a decade hosting CBC's 'As It Happens,' the Truro, N.S., native is moving back to his home province to host 'Mainstreet' for mainland Nova...

    After nearly a decade hosting CBC's 'As It Happens,' the Truro, N.S., native is moving back to his home province to host 'Mainstreet' for mainland Nova Scotia.

    Man charged with murder in Dartmouth woman's 2018 death

    Man charged with murder in Dartmouth woman's 2018 death


    Karen Lee MacKenzie disappeared in February 2018. Halifax Regional Police have now charged Owen Patrick Nelson with second-degree...

    Karen Lee MacKenzie disappeared in February 2018. Halifax Regional Police have now charged Owen Patrick Nelson with second-degree murder.

    Province announces $130M plan for art gallery on Halifax waterfront

    Province announces $130M plan for art gallery on Halifax waterfront


    Nova Scotia's new $130-million art gallery will be built next to Bishop's Landing on the Halifax waterfront on land currently being used as a parking lot on Lower Water...

    Nova Scotia's new $130-million art gallery will be built next to Bishop's Landing on the Halifax waterfront on land currently being used as a parking lot on Lower Water Street.

    Ex-taxi driver accused of assault says woman never passed out in his cab

    Ex-taxi driver accused of assault says woman never passed out in his cab


    Bassam Al-Rawi was arrested after police said they found a woman unconscious and partially naked in the back seat of his cab in Halifax's south end in May...

    Bassam Al-Rawi was arrested after police said they found a woman unconscious and partially naked in the back seat of his cab in Halifax's south end in May 2015.

    More family of grieving couple whose 7 children died in house fire coming to N.S.

    More family of grieving couple whose 7 children died in house fire coming to N.S.


    More family members of the couple who lost seven children in a February house fire in Halifax will be arriving Thursday in Halifax, says Halifax MP Andy...

    More family members of the couple who lost seven children in a February house fire in Halifax will be arriving Thursday in Halifax, says Halifax MP Andy Fillmore.

    Falmouth flower grower 'shocked' at proposed water-rate hikes

    Falmouth flower grower 'shocked' at proposed water-rate hikes


    A move to consolidate three water utilities and standardize water rates in West Hants has a local flower business worried that its water bill is about to...

    A move to consolidate three water utilities and standardize water rates in West Hants has a local flower business worried that its water bill is about to skyrocket.

    Worker charged with sex offence at Truro youth treatment facility

    Worker charged with sex offence at Truro youth treatment facility


    A youth worker was charged last fall with sexually exploiting a resident of a provincial locked-door treatment facility for children and youth in Truro,...

    A youth worker was charged last fall with sexually exploiting a resident of a provincial locked-door treatment facility for children and youth in Truro, N.S.

    Province's first hospice residence opens its doors in Halifax

    Province's first hospice residence opens its doors in Halifax


    Hospice Halifax opened its doors on Wednesday. The $7-million facility will provide a residence for people who need care, no longer require hospital care and treatment is not an...

    Hospice Halifax opened its doors on Wednesday. The $7-million facility will provide a residence for people who need care, no longer require hospital care and treatment is not an option. 

    Sambro fisherman nets extra $50K fine after catch violation

    Sambro fisherman nets extra $50K fine after catch violation


    A Sambro, N.S., halibut fisherman convicted of underreporting his catch by 40 per cent on a week-long commercial fishing trip has been ordered to pay an additional $49,376...

    A Sambro, N.S., halibut fisherman convicted of underreporting his catch by 40 per cent on a week-long commercial fishing trip has been ordered to pay an additional $49,376 penalty.

    Documents showing alleged Richmond County financial info released

    Documents showing alleged Richmond County financial info released


    A taxpayer in Richmond County, N.S., has posted what she says are details of the municipality's controversial sundry account to social...

    A taxpayer in Richmond County, N.S., has posted what she says are details of the municipality's controversial sundry account to social media.

    Truro workers in a 'state of shock' after layoff notices

    Truro workers in a 'state of shock' after layoff notices


    Employees at a Truro carpet plant say they're trying to figure out what comes next after their employer announced it will be moving operations to the...

    Employees at a Truro carpet plant say they're trying to figure out what comes next after their employer announced it will be moving operations to the U.S.

    Nova Scotia places moratorium on random street checks after community backlash

    Nova Scotia places moratorium on random street checks after community backlash


    Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey announced Tuesday the province is putting a moratorium on random street checks after weeks of pressure from the...

    Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey announced Tuesday the province is putting a moratorium on random street checks after weeks of pressure from the community.