Top news stories from The Canadian Press Atlantic bureau for Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021

Good afternoon from The Canadian Press Atlantic bureau. Here are the stories we produced today. Questions can go to graeme.hamilton@thecanadianpress.com


Larry to hit N.L. with high winds, heavy rain

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St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada -- Residents in eastern Newfoundland should get prepared by tying down loose items and stocking up on water and other supplies ahead of hurricane Larry's expected landfall, Premier Andrew Furey said Thursday. Words: 454, Photos: 1

Advocate for Indigenous women, Diem Saunders, dies

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St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada -- The death Tuesday of Diem Saunders, a prominent Inuk advocate for Indigenous women and rights, has left many in Atlantic Canada shocked and devastated. By Sarah Smellie. Words: 549, Photos: 1

Mass shooting inquiry in N.S. submits subpoenas

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada -- The commission of inquiry investigating the mass killing in Nova Scotia that claimed 22 lives last year has filed almost 50 subpoenas to compel the release of information from several organizations, including the RCMP. By Michael MacDonald. Words: 701, Photos: 1

9/11 day of 'so much misery' but new bonds forged

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Gambo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada -- Every Friday evening, Steve Badcock pours himself a drink and flips open his laptop to video chat with a close friend he met because of a terrorist attack in New York City and its ripple effect across the skies. By Sarah Smellie. Words: 948, Photos: 1

N.S. won't initially police proof of vaccination

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada -- Nova Scotia's premier says the province won't initially set up an enforcement team to ensure compliance with rules requiring people to show proof-of-vaccination documents for activities such as going to bars or theatres. By Michael Tutton. Words: 385, Photos: 1

N.S. justice minister pans RCMP apology decision

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada -- Two Nova Scotia cabinet ministers are criticizing the RCMP's decision not to provide a formal public apology to the Black community for excessive street checks. By Michael Tutton. Words: 328, Photos: 1



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