News: April 2015

Christopher Phillips email describes uses for osmium tetroxide

April 27, 2015 | In the News

CBC News has obtained the document at the centre of the case against Christopher Phillips, the Nova Scotia man arrested at an Ottawa hotel earlier this year: an email he sent to a friend describing

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Dartmouth man sues MRI clinic over punctured lung

April 27, 2015 | In the News

A Dartmouth man is suing a private MRI clinic and its owner after he says his lung was punctured during a procedure on his shoulder.

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N.S. Liquor Corp. to appeal human rights decision

April 27, 2015 | In the News

Pearl Kelly’s government employer hopes to nullify last month’s human-rights decision in her favour with a challenge at this province’s highest court.

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MLA Sterling Belliveau unhappy with satellite courthouse closures

April 15, 2015 | In the News

7 of Nova Scotia's 12 satellite courthouses will be closing
 
Over the next six months, seven of the province's 12 satellite courthouses will be closing.
 

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Human rights board agrees woman faced discrimination

April 14, 2015 | In the News

NEW GLASHOW - A decision by an independent human rights board of inquiry has found that a former employee of the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission (NSLC) who worked in Pictou County was discriminated a

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Sexual assaults on planes becoming more common, expert says

April 13, 2015 | In the News

Aviation legal expert says individuals can be charged with sexual assault in the city where the plane lands.
 

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Man charged in Halifax chemicals case to face judge-only trial in June

April 13, 2015 | In the News

HALIFAX -- A man who was arrested after police found chemicals in a shed and cottage in Halifax will stand trial in June.

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Christopher Phillips, accused in chemical scare, seeks early trial

April 13, 2015 | In the News

 man accused of possessing dangerous chemicals is seeking a trial in Halifax as soon as possible and will appear in Nova Scotia Supreme Court Thursday to set dates.

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Judge adjourns bail hearing for man charged in chemicals case

April 13, 2015 | In the News

A judge has adjourned a bail hearing for a Cole Harbour man charged in a January chemicals scare that prompted evacuations in two Halifax-area communities.

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Judge rules against bail application for N.S. man accused in chemicals case

April 13, 2015 | In the News

HALIFAX -- A Halifax man accused of threatening police with a dangerous chemical had his application for bail rejected Tuesday after a judge ruled that his estranged wife can't ensure he will compl

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Nova Scotia to save $482,000 per year in closing satellite courthouses, but move rapped

April 13, 2015 | In the News | In the Community

Seven of 12 satellite courthouses in rural Nova Scotia will soon close, saving the province about half a million dollars a year.

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