Michael Tutton

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Questions linger for mother as monument erected for lost fishermen in Nova Scotia

The bodies of Aaron Cogswell, Leonard Gabriel, Dan Forbes, Geno Francis and captain Charles Roberts were never found after the sinking of the Chief William Saulis on Dec. 15, 2020.

RCMP claims that emergency alerts cause public panic are unfounded: N.S. inquiry

Experts on emergency alert systems said RCMP concerns about sparking public panic with alerts broadcast over radio, television and smartphones are unfounded, provided they give clear direction on how to react.

Ottawa can pay half the cost of saving N.S.-N.B. land link from rising seas

The federal infrastructure minister says Ottawa will consider paying at least half the cost of protecting the land link between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick against climate-related flooding.

Sister confirms death of N.S. fisherman who spent 5 hours in water

Alana Lewis says her brother, 35-year-old Jeremy Hart of Windsor Junction, N.S., died Sunday afternoon after being found unresponsive by a rescue team.

RCMP were short on officers in rural N.S. county before 2020 mass shooting: review

An RCMP review says that a county where the Nova Scotia mass shooting occurred had a shortage of officers needed to meet the force's policing standards in the year leading up to the 2020 rampage.

N.S. government to top court: housing choice for people with disabilities not a right

Lawyers for Premier Tim Houston's Nova Scotia government are arguing human rights legislation would take on too much power if the Court of Appeal decision stands.

Halifax physician Ken Rockwood wins international award for dementia work

The prestigious award recognizes Rockwood's three decades of research and clinical care involving older Canadians.

Concerns raised by salmon group over discoveries of farmed fish in East Coast rivers

Research suggests cross-breeding can damage the wild stocks' long-term health.

12 inmates found guilty of aggravated assault in brutal attack at Burnside jail

Justice Jamie Campbell said there was substantial evidence that what unfolded was planned in a quick meeting of the prisoners, but he also concluded the plan of the inmates was to injure — not kill — Stephen Anderson.

Former IWK hospital board chairs testify there were no lies in CEO expense claims

Bob Hanf and Karen Hutt testified at the trial of Tracy Kitch, who has been charged with breach of trust and fraud over $5,000 in relation to expenses claimed from the IWK Health Centre between 2014 and 2017.