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Operation Impact starts today

Today (Friday) marks the beginning of Operation Impact 2019, a national public awareness campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. By promoting safe driving behaviours, police hope to help prevent collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on the roads. The focus will be on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and other...

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Falconer denied appeal by Supreme Court

Christopher Alexander Falconer was denied an appeal by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding his murder conviction in 2014. Falconer was convicted in the first degree murder of 19-year-old Amber Kirwan who disappeared on Thanksgiving weekend, 2011. He appealed to the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal for a re-trial based on the grounds that there...

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