ROCK 105.1’s What’s Trending? November 23rd

WEATHER:
Today, clouds, flurries this AM, wind & -5.
Tonight, clouds, wind & -5. (Wind Chill = -13)
Tmrw., sun, wind & 4.
Sun., showers & 7.

Three people are facing charges after a search of an illegal cannabis dispensary in Bedford.
Halifax Regional Police say Wednesday just after 11AM, it executed a search warrant at GreenTree Dispensary.
It says investigators seized over 3 kg of cannabis, resin, 360 edibles and a knife.
A 40 year old Dartmouth man’s been charged with possession for the purpose of selling, and possession of a weapon.
A 30 year old Bedford woman and 20 year old Bedford woman have been charged with possession for the purpose of distribution and possession for the purpose of selling.
All three will appear in court at a later date.

Three people are facing charges for arson – disregard for human life and criminal harassment.
Yarmouth RCMP say it’s also continuing it’s investigation after it responded to a call of a fire outside an apartment building in Yarmouth just before 9 last Thursday night (November 15th).
Fire crews put the fire out and there were six people inside.
RCMP say Wednesday oy arrested three people.
27 year old Nathan R. Thorburne, of Yarmouth, was taken into custody and was scheduled for court yesterday.
RCMP say a 21-year-old man and 31-year-old woman, both of Yarmouth, were released to attend court at a later date.

A 60 year old man is dead after a house fire in Clarks Harbour.
RCMP say just before midnight on Wednesday it got the call.
When police got to the scene, residents were trung to get in the home unsuccessfully.
The man was located inside after the fire was put out and the fire is still being investigated.

The province’s Utility and Review Board is using its weekly adjustment to lower the price for regular self serve by 2.2 cents to 103.7.
Diesel fell by 4.6 cents to 119.2.
A year ago, we were paying 1.14 for gas, and 1.16 for diesel.

The province’s Progressive Conservatives say a cancer patient’s daily commute between two Halifax area hospitals for treatment is unacceptable.
In a news release, the Tories say Millie Johnson, who was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer that affects white blood cells, is a patient at the Dartmouth General Hospital
The crucial treatment is only done at the Victoria General in Halifax, but there’s no bed, hence the commute.
PC MLA of Dartmouth East Tim Halaman says “this is completely unacceptable. I have reached out to Minister Delorey multiple times requesting a bed at the VG for Millie.”
He continues, “Nova Scotia’s healthcare system must be more responsive to patients’ needs. The Minister has an opportunity to improve Millie’s current situation by taking action now.”
In a release it says, Halman believes this situation is a byproduct of a healthcare system in crisis.
“I know from experience how important it is to receive the proper treatment at the right time and place when battling cancer,” says Halman.
“We must do better and treat patients in our system with respect. The Liberal government can’t ignore this family, or any other family who is going through this.”

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