ROCK 105.1’s What’s Trending? October 30th

WEATHER:
Today clouds, showers & 11.
Tonight 4.
Halloween, sun, cloud, showers in AM & 9 down to 5 at night.
Thurs., sun, cloud, showers & 13

The city is taking cannabis dispensary Canna Clinic to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court to try and shut it down for good.
According to Global News, Halifax Regional Municipality filed a request with the court on Friday to stop “selling, dispensing or storing cannabis or permitting the sale, dispensing or storage of cannabis” at its storefront on Dresden Row.
An affidavit filed by an HRM compliance officer in support of the municipality’s request shows Halifax has been looking into Canna Clinic since January 2017 when it got a complaint cannabis was being sold at the business.
The officer states it doesn’t have proper commercial business permits and it was notified.
The landlord sent eviction notices in January and March 2017.
Charges were laid against the landlord and Canna Clinic under the municipality’s downtown land use bylaw.
Both companies pleaded guilty in May 2018 and the case is still awaiting sentencing.
HRM says recent inspections show Canna Clinic still sells cannabis from the store.

A 30-year-old Halifax man is facing an animal-abuse charge after the SPCA was alerted about a violent assault on a dog.
According to Halifax Today, Adam DeCoste is charged with causing distress to his dog in violation of the Animal Protection Act of Nova Scotia.
The SPCA says officers received a call this month from a person who had security footage of a man abusing a husky.
The dog was seized, is in custody in good health and will stay with the SPCA until adopted.
The owner went to the Animal Cruelty Appeal Board, which upheld the decision to seize the husky.

A traveling exhibit on loan from the Montreal Holocaust Museum is being displayed at Victoria Park, Sydney from November 2nd – 14th.
The opening marks the start of Holocaust Education Week.
United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent invites visitors to identify similarities and differences between the Armenian genocide, the Cambodian genocide, the genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda and the Holocaust.
The Montreal Holocaust Museum loaned the exhibit to the local Holocaust Education Week Committee at no cost and admission is free.
To learn more about the exhibit visit the Human Rights Commission website.

A 80 year old man and 58 year old woman from Riverton are facing charges of fraud over $5,000.
RCMP say last Wednesday, Beverly Ann Barker and David Anthony Barker from Pictou County, were charged with multiple counts of Fraud Over $5,000 and Fraud Under $5,000.
Police say in July 2017 it began investigating a fraud complaint against the woman and man.
The frauds targeted one victim multiple times between 2013 and 2017.
RCMP say they’ll be in court in January

A 15 year old is arrested after making a threat to a school.
Just before noon yesterday staff at Dalbrae Academy in Southwest Mabou were made aware of an online threat to the school.
The school was locked down and police responded and arrested the 15-year-old youth.
No one was hurt and the investigation continues.

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