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Health

Nova Scotians dealing with loss offered access to mental health support

Shoppers Drug Mart has launched free online mental health programs to help victims coping with loss due to tragedies in partnership with the Nova Scotian government and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA), according to a press release from Shoppers »

Society

Death toll in Nova Scotia shooting rampage rises to 23

Twenty-two people, including a 17-year-old, were killed in Canada’s worst mass shooting, police in Nova Scotia announced Tuesday after searching the charred remains of several houses set alight by the gunman during the weekend’s 12-hour shooting spree in the Atlantic »

Society

Death toll from Nova Scotia gunman’s rampage climbs to 19

A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 18 people, before he was shot dead by police following the weekend’s 12-hour shooting spree across rural Nova Scotia, on Canada’s Atlantic Coast, marking the country’s worst mass shooting, the Royal »

Society

Canada grieves as names of first victims of worst mass shooting released

Grief and bewilderment spread across communities in Canada’s Atlantic Coast province of Nova Scotia as officials began releasing the names of some of the 18 victims of the country’s worst mass shooting on Monday. The victims of the 12-hour shooting »

Society

At least 17 people killed in worst mass shooting in Canada

A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 16 people, including a police officer, during a 12-hour shooting spree across rural Nova Scotia, on Canada’s Atlantic Coast, making it the worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history, the Royal »