Dalhousie University students fundraise for bursary in honour of Iran plane crash victims

As the repatriation process begins for those killed in the tragic crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, Dalhousie University students have come up with a creative way to keep the memories of those loved ones alive. The Dalhousie Iranian…

Former Halifax cop says changes in racial police attitudes needs to come from ‘the ground up’

A retired Black Nova Scotia police officer with nearly four decades of experience is calling for a fair and open investigation into whether or not Halifax Regional Police [HRP] officers should be charged in connection with a controversial arrest at…

CFL to stage Toronto-Saskatchewan regular-season contest in Halifax 

The CFL is returning to Halifax. A CFL source says the league will announce Thursday it will stage a regular-season game between the Toronto Argonauts and Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Nova Scotia capital. The contest, with the Argos as the…

Nova Scotia police watchdog to investigate Halifax police involvement in Santina Rao assault

Nova Scotia’s police watchdog has announced they will investigate an incident that Santina Rao says left her with a broken wrist, a concussion and injuries to her neck and arms. Rao, 23, alleges she was physically abused by Halifax Regional Police (HRP)…

Crown arguments continue as William Sandeson appeals first-degree murder conviction

The Crown had their say Tuesday morning at the appeal hearing for William Sandeson, who was convicted of killing a 22-year-old Dalhousie student over four years ago. Sandeson’s appeal is appearing before a three-member panel at the Nova Scotia Court…

Halifax police Chief Dan Kinsella addresses alleged police assault of Santina Rao at meeting

When Chief Dan Kinsella took the top job with the Halifax police, he knew there were ongoing problems in the relationship between the force and the African Nova Scotian community. Kinsella, who was sworn in this past July, said from…

Halifax land secured for large wilderness park with two lakes, hiking trails

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 20, 2020 11:47 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A nature preserve being created on the outskirts of Halifax will encompass two lakes and…