Top news stories from The Canadian Press Atlantic bureau for Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021

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


Hurricane Larry heading toward Newfoundland

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada -- Hurricane Larry could make landfall in eastern Newfoundland late Friday or early Saturday, but even if its centre misses the island, the province can expect large waves and plenty of rain and wind. By Michael MacDonald. Words: 425, Photos: 1

Police failed man who died in Halifax cell: lawyer

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Halifax, ,  -- A 41-year-old man who died in a Halifax lockup cell wasn't treated with basic common sense by police officers, the family's lawyer argued Wednesday during closing statements before a police review board. By Michael Tutton. Words: 820, Photos: 1

Nova Scotia to enter Phase 5 next week

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada -- Nova Scotia has become the latest province to put in place what officials are calling a "proof of vaccination policy" to allow residents to participate in non-essential activities. Words: 674

A look at vaccine passports across Canada

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Nova Scotia has become the latest province to announce plans to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine passport system Wednesday. Words: 924. Moves National.

Nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in N.L.

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St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada -- Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are reporting nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. Words: 138, Photos: 1

Number of active COVID cases on decline in N.B.

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Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada -- New Brunswick health officials are reporting 16 new cases of COVID-19 today. Words: 117, Photos: 1

One new case of COVID-19 in Prince Edward Island

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada -- Prince Edward Island's chief public health officer is announcing one new case of COVID-19 today. Words: 119, Photos: 1



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