Monday July 17th 2017
Mainly cloudy, might see the sun peek out here and here, risk of thundershowers this afternoon, high of 27 but it’ll feel like 35 with humidity
Two motorcyclists were airlifted to hospital this weekend after separate crashes in Nova Scotia. On Saturday afternoon a 76 year old man from Oregon crashed on highway 104 near Salt Springs. Police say he’s in critical condition. Then yesterday afternoon one person was injured in another crash in the Valley. No word yet on the extent of the person’s injury.
City crews put a black cloth over a statue of Edward Cornwallis in downtown Halifax on Saturday as protesters gathered with a plan to remove the statue. Halifax Mayor Mike Savage attended the demonstration and said the veil was just temporary. Savage says committee members will come together in September to form decisions on what happens to the statue next.
A female driver in Cape Breton has been charged with second-degree murder. Around 7AM Friday a 28 year old woman was hit by a vehicle in Sydney Mines. She was taken to Cape Breton Regional Hospital, then transferred to Halifax for further treatment where she died due to her serious injuries. 36 year old Kimberly Ann O’Dea of Sydney Mines has been charged.
Blue Jays lost 6-5 to the Detroit Tigers in 11 innings
Boston shut out the Yankees 3-0