Anjuli Patil

Reporter

Anjuli Patil is a reporter and occasional video journalist with CBC Nova Scotia's digital team.

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Family 'numb' after home invasion leaves man injured and stranded by roadside

Beth Mingo said she was "numb" after her 68-year-old father told her what happened to him Thursday morning at his home in Dean, N.S. He was awoken in a home invasion, forced to get into his truck and later forced out of his truck along Highway 289 in Upper Stewiacke.

Halifax-area high school student victim of sextortion

Halifax District RCMP are investigating after an online stranger shared nude photos of a high school student with her contact list.
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Canada's single-use plastics ban not enough, N.S. group says

The Halifax-based Ecology Action Centre wants the federal government to go further with its single-use plastics ban and have more rules in place for the fishing industry.

N.S. boy's homemade robots to raise money for cancer research get Coach's Corner shout-out

Don Cherry and Ron MacLean dedicated three minutes of Coach's Corner on Hockey Night in Canada to talk about the cancer fundraiser started by 11-year-old Oliver Smith of Antigonish, N.S., during the Stanley Cup finals on Sunday night.

Lenore Zann seeks federal Liberal nomination for Cumberland-Colchester

Longtime Nova Scotia NDP MLA Lenore Zann was first elected to represent Truro-Bible Hill in 2009.

Minke whale dies after beaching along Shubenacadie River

The Marine Animal Response Society says it is working with Fisheries and Oceans Canada to determine the next steps after the whale washed ashore some time on Sunday.

Dartmouth park opens municipality's first outdoor toy chest

The chest is known as a playbox. It's a container filled with outdoor play items like chalk and hula hoops. A barbeque was held at Aberdeen Court Park on Saturday afternoon to mark the opening of the neighbourhood's playbox.

Plans for Lawrencetown Beach makeover revealed

Dozens of people attended a presentation Wednesday night by Nova Scotia's Lands and Forestry Department about plans to fix or replace decaying infrastructure at Lawrencetown Beach.

Horse requires stitches after crashing into Subway restaurant in Lunenburg

RCMP are investigating after a horse from a carriage tour in Lunenburg, N.S., hit a parked car and then crashed through the window of a Subway restaurant on Sunday.

Organ donation comforts volunteer firefighter's family

The family of Ben Baurin, the 20-year-old volunteer firefighter who died in a car crash in Dartmouth in April, recently learned how his organs are helping other people.

Family-owned store, passed down for 4 generations, marks 95 years in business

Wilson's Home Hardware Building Centre started as Wilson's General Store in 1924 in Barrington, N.S. This weekend, the store will celebrate its 95th anniversary.

Halifax council takes first step in passing unwanted flyer bylaw

On Tuesday, regional council voted in favour of a bylaw that would allow people to opt out of flyer delivery and would fine flyer distributors if they continued to deliver to people who opt out.

Actors go off script, get engaged during Cape Breton theatre show

An actor at the Boardmore Playhouse at Cape Breton University strayed from his lines during a performance of Broadway Showstoppers on Mother's Day to propose to his girlfriend and she said yes.

Truro urologist admits to professional misconduct in care of 2 patients

Dr. Jacob Puthenparumpil's licence to practice medicine will be suspended for a month from June 22 to July 2 and he will have to pay $20,000 to help cover the cost of the investigation that looked into the allegations.

Caution over strangles prompts Windsor horse show to move to Chester

A spring horse show normally held in Windsor, N.S., will move to Chester as a precaution after a pony that had been at the Hants County Exhibition grounds was later diagnosed with strangles.