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Friday December 29th 2017 


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Nova Scotia Power is backing away from its previous statement that power would be restored by 11:30PM Wednesday. As of 10:30 last night there were 66 Nova Scotia Power customers affected by 24 outages. The company has notified the customers who won’t see power until today.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/christmas-day-wind-storm-nova-scotia-1.4465045


Charges against an Alberta oilsands company has brought some relief to a grieving Nova Scotia family that is devastated by their son’s workplace death. Dave Williams and Drew Foster were working at Nexen Energy in January 2016 when a blast killed both men. Now 2 years later, Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety board has laid 8 charges against the Calgary based company.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/charges-over-oilsands-deaths-lift-some-of-the-pain-for-nova-scotia-family-1.4466638


Nova Scotia’s chief medical examiner is wanting an official inquiry to be made to prevent deaths after a former soldier killed his family and then himself. 33 year old Lionel Desmond was a veteran of the Afghanistan war and had PTSD. The shootings happened at Desmond’s home in Upper Big Tracadie in Guysborough County in January.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/lionel-desmond-killings-inquiry-1.4466162


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