Friday November 16th 2018
Snow beginning this morning then changing to ice pellets then rain this afternoon. Snow and ice pellets 5-10cm. Rain 10-15mm. Wind gusting up to 80km/hour. High 5.
Assault allegations against 2 Halifax-area teachers has prompted the provincial Education Department to look at changing the policy of criminal record checks. Education Minister Zach Churchill says teachers should have to submit to checks over the course of their careers instead of just a single one when they begin teaching. However Paul Wozney, head of the NSTU, isn’t convinced the change needs to be made.
A Nova Scotia man has died after his vehicle crashed yesterday morning just outside of Amherst. The 30 year old man was driving on Highway 302 around 11:00AM when he lost control and rolled off the road. The man died at the scene.
A street in the north end of Halifax was closed by police yesterday after a suspicious package was found. Around 11:00AM police shut down West Street between Robie & Agricola after the package was found outside. Several businesses and homes were evacuated as a precaution until the area was deemed safe around 3:00PM.
OTT 2 – DET 1
MIN 6 – VAN 2
MTL 3 – CGY 2
TOR 5 – SJ 3