‘Our job is to be there for the community’: Halifax firefighters help less fortunate – Halifax

‘Our job is to be there for the community’: Halifax firefighters help less fortunate – Halifax

in Mar 02, 2019

For the sixth year in a row a number of Halifax firefighters spent their Saturday giving back to the community that they serve. “Subbing in for Hunger” sees them take donated items like food, toiletries and clothing, bag them up in individual care packages and deliver them to the less fortunate. READ MORE: Nova Scotia[…]

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N.S. geologist who was killed in Burkina Faso died while working job ‘he loved’: son

N.S. geologist who was killed in Burkina Faso died while working job ‘he loved’: son

in Jan 30, 2019

Family members of a Canadian mining executive who was kidnapped and killed by gunmen in western Africa said at his funeral Wednesday that his murder was senseless, but they also recognize he died while pursuing the work he was passionate about. Officials in the Burkina Faso government have said the body of Kirk Woodman of[…]

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Former owner of Halifax autobody shop acquitted in death of mechanic who died on the job – Halifax

Former owner of Halifax autobody shop acquitted in death of mechanic who died on the job – Halifax

in Jan 11, 2019

A former Halifax autobody shop owner has been acquitted of criminal negligence causing the death of a mechanic who was badly burned when a minivan suddenly caught fire as he was welding beneath it. The charge was the first in the province under Bill C-45 – also known as the Westray law – which was[…]

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