• Health

    Nova Scotia minimizes various-letter requirement for gender-affirming treatment

    HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s elimination of the prerequisite for multiple professional medical expert letters to access gender-affirming operation is a “big win” for enhancing transgender health and fitness care, the govt director of the Halifax Sexual Well being Centre explained Wednesday. Abbey Ferguson claimed in an job interview she is “thrilled” with the change and is keen to convey to the clinic’s patients that a person of the most burdensome areas of the software approach to entry gender-affirming operation is absent. “The procedure earlier has been so convoluted, so many different referrals and so substantially ready, just ready and waiting around that does not really feel justified,” Ferguson claimed. Gender-affirming…

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    Young gentleman injured by gunfire in neighborhood east of Halifax: law enforcement

    NORTH PRESTON, N.S. – Police are investigating a capturing east of Halifax that remaining 1 person wounded. Halifax police say the capturing on Amos Walter Push in North Preston was reported Friday night all over 9 p.m. Officers later observed a 24-calendar year-aged person suffering from accidents described as non-life threatening. The circumstance is staying investigated by the guns and gangs device, which involves associates of the RCMP and Halifax Regional Law enforcement. Law enforcement are inquiring any person with facts about the taking pictures to get in touch with the guns and gangs device or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers. This report by The Canadian Push was very first published…

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    Memorial support today for RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson, killed in N.S. mass taking pictures

    HALIFAX – An RCMP officer who was amid 22 persons killed in the 2020 Nova Scotia mass taking pictures is being remembered nowadays throughout a regimental memorial assistance in Halifax. Const. Heidi Stevenson’s memorial assistance was delayed by the Mounties thanks to COVID-19 limits, however a household funeral took place on April 24, 2020, five days following the 13-hour rampage. The provider will choose place at Cole Harbour Put, and the ceremony is not open to the community, but the RCMP says citizens are encouraged to get along a procession route. A public inquiry into the mass shooting has indicated that the veteran officer was driving rapidly to aid an…

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    Two Halifax-primarily based coastal defence vessels leave for NATO mission in Europe

    HALIFAX – Two Royal Canadian Navy coastal defence vessels remaining Halifax right now to just take component in a 4-thirty day period NATO deployment in the Baltic Sea and North Atlantic. HMCS Kingston and HMCS Summerside are to choose aspect in Procedure Reassurance as part of deterrence actions in central and eastern Europe. The vessels will be part of a NATO sea mine countermeasures group. Two Canadian frigates, HMCS Halifax and HMCS Montreal, are at present deployed as element of the procedure and are scheduled to return to Canada following month. HMCS Kingston will give a navy clearance dive team, even though HMCS Summerside will guidance the group with autonomous…

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    Nova Scotia NDP formally confirms Claudia Chender as new get together chief

    HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s new NDP leader arrived out of the box swinging at the province’s Progressive Conservative government on Saturday, contacting it “dangerously out of touch” as she claimed her party’s leading career. Claudia Chender, who ran unopposed, officially secured the leadership just after an on line bash vote that started final Monday. The occasion did not launch the ultimate vote tally. Chender immediately named on Premier Tim Houston to lengthen assist to family members battling with the charge of residing in the sort of a $500 immediate payment. “We have a government that is dangerously out of contact,” Chender told a cheering crowd of get together supporters at…