ISIL Targets Security Forum in Halifax

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 11:43:46

Extremist group ISIL is targeting the International Security Forum in Halifax.

Forum president Peter Van Praagh issued a statement yesterday saying the group was sending messages to participants and

circulating a propaganda video featuring a British captive using the forum's hashtag HISF2014.

Van Praagh says they're monitoring the situaion.

Fatal Crash in Enfield

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 11:42:29

A young man is dead and another has been arrested after a crash in Enfield.

R-C-M-P say the vehicle left the road and flipped on its side Friday evening.

They say the passenger in the vehicle, a 21-year-old man, died at the scene.

The driver, a 22-year-old man, was not injured and was arrested for impaired driving causing death.

Testimony In Murdered Lobster Fisher's Trial Continues

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 11:41:40

Testimony in the second-degree murder trial of Joseph James Landry continues tomorrow in Port Hawkesbury.

The jury has been told they will hear from Craig Landry,one of four people charged in connection with the death of fisherman Phillip Boudreau.

Last week, the jury was shown the damaged boat belonging to the victim, whose body was never recovered.

An R-C-M-P firearms expert testified Boudreau's boat was shot at from different angles.

Bay Ferries Cancels Sailing

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 11:37:43

Poor weather has forced the cancellation of the Bay Ferries service from Saint John to Digby today.

Lotto 6/49

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 11:33:57

The winning numbers in Saturday's Lotto 6-49 draw were: 5, 7, 20, 24, 37 & 49. Bonus 32.

LOTTO 6/49 Guaranteed Prize: 53265975-01

No one has the winning ticket for the 17-million-dollar jackpot in last night's Lotto 6-49 draw.

The jackpot for the next draw on Wednesday night will be approximately 21-million.

Sports

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 11:32:20

Q League Moncton at Halifax Rimouski at Charlottetown Acadie Bathurst at Blainville Boisbriand

CFL

East Final Montreal at Hamilton

West Final Edmonton at Calgary

NHL St. Louis at Winnipeg Montreal at N.Y. Rangers Chicago at Vancouver

Hockey Axemen On Road To Face Softer Opponents

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 09:53:50

The hockey Axemen are on the road this weekend. They defeated the UPEI Panthers 4-3 on Friday and pounded St. Thomas 9-5 Saturday.

Coming off a big 8-1 win last night over Amherst, the Summit Hyundai Junior Valley Wildcats hosted the Campbellton Tigers Saturday night were the Tigers won 4-3.

The 1st-place Valley Maple Leafsare at home this weekend, they hosted the Liverpool Privateers Friday where they lost 4-3. The Cole Harbour Colts are in town Sunday at 5:30.

The Kings Mutual Major Bantam Wildcats got off to a slow start at the ESSO Atlantic Bantam AAA/Major Bantam Hockey Tournament in Halifax Friday, losing a pair of tight 2-1 decisions to Truro and St. John. They dropped another close one Friday against PEI’s Mid Isle by a 3-2 count.

And it’s an all Kings County affair at the provincial High School Tier 3 Championship, as Central Kings faces North East Kings Sunday at 1:00 at Raymond Field in Wolfville.

Acadia Christmas Craft Expo Continues

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 09:50:35

The 40th Annual Acadia Christmas Craft Expo continues at the Acadia Arena. Organizers are promising a fun-filled, exciting event, bustling with hundreds of Christmas gift and decoration ideas.

ASU President Callie Lathem says it's one of the union's most important fundraisers, and invites everyone to attend one of the top crafting events in the province.

Doors close at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, and 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

Justice Minister: Disciplinary Action in Mistaken Jail Release

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 09:50:27

Nova Scotia's justice minister says disciplinary action will be taken against staff at a Halifax jail.

Lena Metlege Diab says mistakes were clearly made after a man facing charges including attempted murder was mistakenly released from the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility earlier this month.

Metlege Diab says policies and procedures were not followed when Eliahs Knudsen Kent was discharged.<

Tampered Potato Found In Southwestern Nova Scotia

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 09:50:18

Police say a needle was found inside a potato sold in southwestern Nova Scotia.

They say the P-E-I russet potato was sold at the Co-op in Lower Pubnico on October 2nd.

The potatoes were put on sale for four hours before the store pulled the bags due to a recall.

R-C-M-P say although 62 bags were sold, no one was hurt and there have been no other reports of needles being found in the area.

NS and NB Premiers Discuss Shared Opportunities

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 09:50:04

Nova Scotia and New Brunswick's premiers have held their first official meeting since Brian Gallant was elected.

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says he and Gallant discussed opportunities for regional collaboration.

Both want to promote the region as a tourism destination and the shared purchasing of pharmaceutical drugs and medical equipment.

Reward for Potato Perpetrator

By MNN. Last updated: 2014-11-23 09:49:58

The P-E-I government is adding 10-thousand dollars to a 50-thousand dollar reward offered for the capture of the culprit involved in a potato tampering case.

Police are investigating after at least 10 potatoes found in bags purchased in grocery stores throughout the Maritimes contained sewing needles inserted into the flesh.

Last week, the P.E.I. Potato Board issued a 50-thousand dollar reward in an effort to find the perpetrator.

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