Hurricane Fiona approaches Atlantic Canada, officials urge Nova Scotians to be prepared
IBNS: With Hurricane Fiona reportedly advancing toward Atlantic Canada and landfall expected later this week, preparations for the storm by the officials across the province are underway and residents are being urged to do the same before it hits.
N.S. shooting court documents: Judges to consider release of more details
Ottawa/IBNS: A judge and Crown prosecutors representing The Royal Canadian Mounted Police might start questioning investigators who are investigating the Nova Scotia shootings, media reports said.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces ban on assault-style firearms
Ottawa/IBNS: Weeks after the country's worst mass shooting by a gunman in Nova Scotia claiming 22 lives, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced the ban of over 1,500 models and variants of assault-style firearms.
Canada recognizes national historic significance of Rose Fortune
Annapolis Royal (Nova Scotia), July 22 (IBNS): Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, in partnership with The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal and the town of Annapolis Royal, at a ceremony held at the wharf in Annapolis Royal unveiled on July 20 a commemorative plaque in honor of Rose Fortune, a Black Loyalist, and challenges faced by Black Loyalist women, in colonial Nova Scotia during the 18th century, media reports said.
Canada: Nova Scotia-designed weed-plucking robot wins international competition
Ottawa, May 29 (IBNS): A technology startup company, Nexus Robotics, based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, won the weed-and-feed international competition this month at the agBOT Challenge, in Rockville, Ind, media reports said.