Gas leak causes temporary street closures, evacuations and suspension of Halifax ferry service

A natural gas leak closed portions of downtown Halifax on Monday afternoon. Heritage Gas says that a natural gas line was damaged during construction activity at 1751 Lower Water Street. Officials were able to quickly shut down the flow of…

Halifax woman seeks review of alleged police mishandling of her sex assault case

A 42-year-old Nova Scotia woman who says she experienced a nightmarish sexual assault is taking legal steps to compel a police commission to hear her complaint that municipal cops badly mishandled her case. READ MORE: Kingston-based military member facing sexual…

New Brunswick RCMP say speed, alcohol contributing factors in fatal Rivière-Verte crash

New Brunswick RCMP say a 62-year-old man is dead after a single-vehicle crash on Saturday. Police say officers responded to reports of a crash on Rivière Quisibis Road in Rivière-Verte, N.B., at around 9 p.m. READ MORE: 55-year-old dead after…