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A 54 year old Dartmouth man will in court today for charges including arson.
Halifax Regional Police say around 7:40 last night, it responded to a fire at Winners on Portland Street where a piece of clothing was set on fire in the store.
The man is also facing a charge for breach of recognizance.
A 24 year old woman is facing charges in relation to two robberies in Halifax in July and September,
Halifax Regional Police say Rachel Leanne McMullin of Halifax was scheduled to appear in court yesterday to face charges of robbery and wearing a disguise.
It says she’s the suspect of a July 19th robbery of the Irving on Robie where she used a stick as a weapon and fled with an undisclosed amount of money.
It says she’s also the suspect of a robbery Tuesday of the Needs on Chebucto where she covered her face and also fled with an undisclosed amount.
After investigating, she was identified and arrested Wednesday without incident.
Up to 37 more buses at a price tag of $1.9 million, will be added to help make bus service better for students this year.
The province says it’s also going to consult on new busing standards.
It says the deputy minister of Education and Early Childhood Development will hold weekly status and progress updates with Halifax Regional Centre for Education and Stock Transportation, the company providing bus service.
You’ll have an opportunity to have your voices heard through an online survey.
Feedback will set new busing service standards, including busing distances.
Nova Scotia’s population is at a record high.
The province says it’s grew by more than 23,000 since 2015.
Statistics Canada quarterly report released yesterday say there’s just under 960,000 people – and shows an increase of over 9,200 since last July.
The province says it also shows strong immigration and interprovincial migration numbers.
The population data also includes:
— 2,568 more people moved to Nova Scotia than left
— 5,137 newcomers came to Nova Scotia, second highest number of immigrants on record
Halifax Regional Police are investigating several thefts from vehicles in East Dartmouth.
In the past two weeks it says it’s responded to reports in Keystone and Montebello.
HRP are reminding you to not leave valuables in your vehicle and of course if you have any information to contact police