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High-bacteria levels close Black Rock Beach

You can strike swimming at Black Rock Beach off your long weekend to-do list.

RAW No swimming at Black Rock Beach

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Tests done by HRM show high bacteria levels that exceed Health Canada Guidelines. 0:28

You can strike swimming at Black Rock Beach off your Canada Day weekend to-do list.

The Halifax Regional Municipality is warning people against taking a dip because of high-bacteria levels. The city said the tests exceed Health Canada guidelines.

The beach has not yet been officially opened, but HRM said "given the levels," citizens should be notified.

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