Wednesday March 11th 2018
Mainly sunny & 7
A Nova Scotia police chief accused of sexually assaulting a 17 year old girl will face a trial in Nova Scotia Supreme Court. John Collyer of the Bridgewater Police Service was placed on administrative leave in August 2016 after the assault. Collyer, who’s a 26 year veteran with the force, was then suspended in May 2017.
2 women were taken to hospital after they were hit by a Halifax Transit bus on Spring Garden Road yesterday. The women were hit around 3PM at the intersection with Dresden Row. Police believe their injuries are non-life-threatening.
Halifax’s regional council has unanimously agreed to pay an additional $301,000 for the Halifax Convention Centre. The adjacent office tower is meant to help pay for the city’s portion of the convention centre but currently has a 70% vacancy rate. This has raised the deficit by millions.
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