Nova Scotia shooting

Nova Scotia RCMP chief defends ‘dynamic and fluid’ response to massacre

Apr 22, 2020 | 4:36pm

Under fire for how they alerted the public to a 12-hour massacre that took the lives of 22 people, the Nova Scotia RCMP defended their actions Wednesday, saying their use of Twitter was effective. Since the horrific string of killings started Saturday night and stretched into Sunday morning, questions have been raised as to why […]

Death toll in Nova Scotia shootings hits 23

Apr 21, 2020 | 5:07pm

The death toll from a massacre that stretched across rural Nova Scotia last weekend rose to 23 Tuesday as families grappled with the heart-wrenching question of how to mourn during a pandemic that is forcing people to stay apart. Tammy Oliver-McCurdie, whose sister Jolene Oliver, brother-in-law Aaron Tuck and niece Emily Tuck were among the […]

Nova Scotia RCMP now report 22 victims in weekend shooting

Apr 21, 2020 | 1:40pm

HALIFAX — The number of people who died in a rampage by a Halifax man impersonating an RCMP officer has risen to 23, including a 17-year-old, with bodies found in five Nova Scotia communities. © Provided by The Canadian Press A release Tuesday by the RCMP confirms the murders began in Portapique, on Cobequid Bay, and that when police arrived they discovered several casualties inside and outside […]

Probe into mass killing in Nova Scotia continues as names of victims emerge

Apr 20, 2020 | 2:24pm

Investigators say a killer’s use of a mock police cruiser and an RCMP uniform almost identical to the real thing helped him escape detection as he travelled between 16 crime scenes in a rampage that has left at least 19 dead in Nova Scotia. Chief Supt. Chris Leather told a news conference Monday that the […]

UPDATE – At least 19 now dead, in Nova Scotia shooting rampage

Apr 20, 2020 | 5:10am

UPDATE – At least 19 people, including a 23-year member of the RCMP and the suspected 51-year-old gunman are dead across Nova Scotia, after Canada’s deadliest mass shootings on record. The investigation is still in its early stages, but what we do know is that the horror began late Saturday night in the community of […]