Today, sun & 7.
Tonight clouds, rain, wind & 3.
Tmrw., rain, clouds, wind & 14.
Sun., sun, cloud & 6.
Two youths will be in court today after being arrested after a robbery at the NSLC in Lower Sackville at Downsview Mall.
RCMP say members were called to the scene last night around 6PM.
It says a 16 year old masked suspect, tried to steal when an altercation happened between him, a store employee and a customer.
The employee and customer detained the youth until police arrived.
Two other youths were arrested outside the store but one was released without charges.
Police say the 16 year old Lower Sackville youth is being charged with robbery, wearing a mask while committing an indictable offence, and assault with a weapon, and the 13 year old Lower Sackville youth is being charged with robbery, assault with a weapon and uttering threats.
A 66 year old Halifax woman is charged for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk after a crash yesterday.
Halifax Regional Police say around 10:45AM a vehicle turning left from Atlantic Street onto Pleasant Street in Dartmouth hit two pedestrians.
The man and woman were taken to hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Halifax Transit is offering free transit to all veterans and military personnel and accompanying family members, on Remembrance Day on Sunday, November 11th.
Veterans or military personnel are asked to be in uniform or display their military identification upon boarding.
This offer is for bus, harbour ferry and registered Access-A-Bus users.
Halifax Transit will be operating on holiday service on Remembrance Day, so don’t forget to CLICK HERE to check individual bus and ferry routes for holiday schedules.
Environment Canada says a special weather statement is in effect for Halifax.
It says this weekend expect rain, strong winds, and possible snowfall – in higher terrain like the Highlands and Cobequid Pass.
It says there’s uncertainty in the total amount of rainfall expected but right now we’re looking at 15 to 30 millimeters, but some areas may get 40 millimeters or more.
RCMP is alerting the public about a online scam – a recipe scam.
It says frequently-queried recipes are identified by scammers who are then lock the computer of the person who queried the recipe.
The scammers demand money to have your computer unlocked.
Police suggest making sure your computer’s virus protection software is up-to-date.
If you have been victimized by this scam, disconnect your computer from the internet immediately and take it to a trusted professional to have it repaired.
For more information, please contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) by phone at 1-888-495-8501 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time) or online at www.antifraudcentre.ca.
If you or a family member has fallen victim to this fraud, please report to your local police service, as well as the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC).
The Utility and Review Board used it’s weekly adjustment to lower regular self serve by 4.9 cents to 109.1
Diesel prices are down this morning by 2 cents to 127.1.
Last year we paid 1.20 for gasoline and 1.14 for diesel.