The Department of Natural Resources says there is a large active fire about one kilometre away from homes.
Rebecca is a passionate journalist whose love of storytelling is what drives her each and every day. Whether it’s breaking news or a heart-warming human interest story, she strives to both inform and engage viewers. She is especially interested in in-depth reporting.
In 2011, she was awarded silver in enterprise reporting by the Atlantic Journalism Awards for her series on organ donation.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree with a double-major in Law, and a minor in History from Carleton University in Ottawa. She began her career in Ontario, first in radio at CBC Sudbury, then in television at CBC Windsor. Her first taste of the Maritimes came in 2007, when she moved to New Brunswick to report from Global News’ Fredericton bureau.
In 2008, she made the move to Global Halifax’s newsroom, and pulled double-duty as weekend anchor and reporter for several years. She is now enjoying her weekends off, and delving into reporting five days a week, while occasionally filling-in on the anchor desk.
Rebecca loves to take advantage of everything the region has to offer. She enjoys trying new foods, loves to travel, and is always up for a spontaneous road trip.
Cox & Palmer has named McNeil as their strategic business advisor in the firm’s Halifax office.
The Ummah Mosque in Halifax organized the event — not only as a way to show support, but to also call for an end to racism.
“This will obviously be contingent upon the most up-to-date public health directives, but we are optimistic that things will continue to go in the right direction.”
The riding of Halifax West has been long-held by Geoff Regan, who announced in March he will not be seeking re-election.
Nova Scotia is reporting 17 new cases of COVID-19 and 28 recoveries.
To achieve the province’s COVID-19 vaccination target of 75 per cent needed to launch the Path to Green reopening plan, 28,812 more people still have to roll up their sleeves.
‘I hope the addition of this case to the rewards program will help in bringing closure to this young man’s family, friends and the community.’
Halifax Regional Police have charged a man with sexual assault and choking, after a woman was assaulted in Dartmouth by someone she didn’t know.
“You can still have fun by following the rules but testing has to be part of the routine,” said Premier Iain Rankin.
According to the national forecaster, temperatures are expected to reach 33 or 34 degrees Celsius.
The province notes that thousands of COVID-19 vaccination appointments are available for Sunday and Monday for first doses.
Nova Scotia is reporting two COVID-19 cases connected to schools in Central Zone.
Jamie Leard, 38, was reported missing to police on May 28, and his abandoned vehicle was found on Main Street in Springhill, N.S. that same day.
Two men had been on the lake in a canoe when the boat capsized.