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Nova Scotia church, worshippers fined again for illegal gathering

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia RCMP has charged and ticketed a church and several members of its congregation for the second week in a row with violating terms laid out in the province’s Health Protection Act. Kings County RCMP were tipped off Saturday night that the Weston Christian Fellowship church, located on …

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Halifax man looking for trucking job to get travel exemption into N.B. to see dying mother

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Aaron Wylie is looking for a second job as a long-haul truck driver in order to get an exemption to travel to neighbouring New Brunswick to visit his dying mother. During his day job, you’ll find Wylie behind the wheel of a bus, working as a transit operator for …

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‘Like a punch in the gut’: B.C. man describes trying to move to Nova Scotia

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

While moving can be challenging at any time, it has proven to be even more difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic. Surinder Dhillon, his wife Gurinder and their son Zion arrived at their new home in Point Edwards, Nova Scotia late Friday night after being stuck for days on the …

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Maritime families concerned elderly relitives haven’t been vaccinated in hospital

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Families in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick say they’re worried about their elderly loved ones who have been hospitalized for weeks but not yet given their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. John McKay’s mother-in-law is in her early eighties. He says she’s been an inpatient at Nova Scotia’s …

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Halifax airport CEO hopes for more on-site COVID testing ‘sooner rather than later’

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The chief executive of Atlantic Canada’s largest airport is hoping for COVID-19 testing for arriving passengers “sooner rather than later,” as an added measure to combat Nova Scotia’s third wave of the pandemic. The Halifax International Airport Authority first proposed the testing system at Stanfield International Airport in January. …

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COVID-19: Outreach workers rapidly respond to confirmed case at Halifax shelter

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A recent positive case of COVID-19 at the Salvation Army in Halifax resulted in community outreach groups mobilizing to keep insecurely housed people who may have been exposed as safe as possible. “Upon discovering that we had a confirmed positive case, we were able to reach out to public …

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COVID-19: N.S. microbiology lab plays catch-up with backlog, processes record number of tests

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia’s microbiology lab processed a record 17,092 COVID-19 samples Sunday, something that is nothing short of remarkable, according to Dr. Todd Hatchette, the chief of microbiology for Nova Scotia Health. “It’s an incredible feat to actually scale up to that much volume,” said Hatchette. On Friday during the …

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17 ticketed for large gatherings in Halifax as province reports record-breaking COVID-19 cases

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Police in Halifax handed out 17 tickets — with a $2,000 fine each — on Saturday night for people gathering in large groups during lockdown. Halifax Regional Police said they responded to three separate noise complaints. Read more: Nova Scotia reports record-breaking 148 cases of COVID-19 The first was …

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COVID-19: 10 people fined for holding a party in Halifax during lockdown

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By Alex Cooke Global News Posted May 1, 2021 12:12 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ten people have been fined for holding a social gathering in Halifax early Saturday …

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Nova Scotia reports record-breaking 148 cases of COVID-19

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia health officials reported a record-breaking 148 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as Public Health works to clear a backlog of tens of thousands of tests. The previous record of single-day cases was on Tuesday, when 96 cases were reported. Out of the new cases, 129 are in …

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