ROCK 105.1’s What’s Trending? September 27th

WEATHER:
Environment Canada says a special weather statement is in effect for because there’s still a potential for heavy rainfall.
Today, rain ends this afternoon, then there’s a chance of showers, wind & the temp falls to 15.
Tonight, 13.
Tmrw., clouds, chance of showers, wind & 19.
Sat., some cloud, chance of showers & 20.

Doctors’ groups are calling on the province to do something immediately to stabilize the physician workforce.
The organizations include Doctors Nova Scotia, Maritime Resident Doctors and the Dalhousie Medical Students’ Society.
In a joint position paper, the groups say raises are badly needed, and low pay and poor work conditions are aggravating an already critical doctor shortage.
In the paper it says doctors here are among the lowest paid in the country, while they should be at least “middle of pack.

A 57 year old Halifax man is facing charges in relation to a robbery in Halifax.
Halifax Regional Police say it happened just before 5 yesterday morning at the Ultramar Gas Bar on Gottingen.
It says the suspect entered, demanding money then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount.
It says no weapon was seen but the suspect alluded to one.
Police were able to locate the suspect and arrested him and he was in court yesterday.

Police are looking for your help to find a missing 70 year old man who’s visiting the city and has dementia.
Halifax Regional Police say he was last seen around Lower Water and Bishop streets.
He’s white, around 5’8”, with a slim build and was last seen wearing a green rain coat, dark baseball hat and light coloured pants.

A distinguished leatherback sea turtle is dead according to federal fisheries officials.
Red Rockette was tagged off Nova Scotia in 2012 and her travels to and from a Colombia beach showed scientists a look into her species movements and nesting patterns.
A female sea turtle was found near Digby ub August as it officials confirmed Tuesday it was her.
She was believed to be a couple decades old and the cause of death is still unknown.

The rain didn’t stop hundreds from checking out the new Bass Pro Shops Outpost in Dartmouth Crossing last night.
The 50,000-square-foot store, carries fishing, hunting and other outdoor gear and was swarmed with people during its opening night.
Last night was an “Evening for Conservation” event, where half of all proceeds will go to the Canadian Wild Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited Canada, the Nova Scotia Federation of Anglers and Hunters, and Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium.
Grand Opening celebrations continue through Sunday.

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