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US & Canada · Washington

NOAA releases 2022 hurricane season outlook

65% Center coverage: 90 sources
The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts June 1, 2022, and lasts through November. There could be as many as 14 to 21 named hurricanes, with three to six of those reaching Category 3 or higher. The 2022 season comes on the heels of two of the busiest Atlantic seasons ever.See the Story
US & Canada · Nova Scotia

Mapping program Mounties struggled to open could have helped contain N.S. mass killer

50% Center coverage: 6 sources
A report looking into a mapping program the RCMP couldn't manage to use during the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia concludes it could have helped contain the killer's rampage. The study by Brian Corbett, an analyst with the inquiry, compares images of potential escape routes the RCMP viewed on Google Earth with what they could have seen through Pictometry. At the time, the program was referred to as Pictometry, but it is now called Eagleview.See the Story
North America · Nova Scotia

Mass shooting inquiry to hear from senior Mountie granted special accommodation

50% Center coverage: 6 sources
Staff Sgt. Al Carroll was one month shy of retiring on April 18, 2020. He was among the first to learn that an active shooter was on the loose in nearby Portapique, N.S. Carroll will not have to testify in person today. Instead, he is expected to answer questions via a Zoom call.See the Story
Nova Scotia · Nova Scotia

Former head of Colchester RCMP testifies at mass shooting public inquiry

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Staff Sgt. Al Carroll, who in April 2020 was the district commander of the RCMP detachment in Bible Hill, N.S., is testifying via Zoom at the inquiry examining Nova Scotia's mass shooting.See the Story
East Village · East Village

Molly Ringwald’s Old Townhouse Hits the Market

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
With a little luck, an East Village townhouse owned by Polish royalty — and formerly by Hollywood teen-drama royalty — could reset the market for such properties in the neighborhood. Alexi Lubomirski and his wife Giada on Wednesday listed their two-family home at 122 East 10th Street for $9.2 million.See the Story
Hurricanes · Atlantic

NOAA predicts another above average Atlantic hurricane season with 14-21 named storms

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
NOAA forecasts 14-21 named storms with winds of at least 39 mph, or tropical storm strength. This is above the average of 14 named storms. Six to ten are expected to be of hurricane strength, with winds at or above 74 mph. Three to six of those are forecast to reach major hurricane strength.See the Story
Halifax, Nova Scotia · Halifax

HFX Wanderers hope for permanent Halifax field

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Following HFX Wanderer's sold-out game Tuesday night, the team is now hoping for a permanent stadium in Halifax by 2026.See the Story
Nova Scotia · Nova Scotia

Judge hears arguments on Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh's defamation claim

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh is accused of sexually abusing six boys in Cape Breton in the 1970s. He was convicted in 2010 and 2011 on 17 counts related to child sex abuse. The convictions were later overturned when it was ruled it took too long to get him to trial. Six men then filed a civil lawsuit against him in 2019, and he filed an application to amend his notice of defence and file a counterclaim of defamation.See the Story
Halifax, Nova Scotia · Halifax

"I have to live with that, and I've lived with that for two-plus years": emotional testimony about RCMP mistakes during the mass murders

At 7:27am on April 19, 2020, the RCMP obtained the above photo of the fake police car driven by the man in the midst of a killing spree. Three RCMP officers — unnamed officers in the RCMP’s Colchester and East Hants detachments, and Cst. Ian Fahie out of Pictou — looked at the photo and […]See the Story

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