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HALIFAX: Taxi driver Bassam Al-Rawi charged with sexual assault

Woman was passed out, mostly naked in Halifax taxi driver’s car: constable Bassam Al-Rawi faces a charge of sexual assault after an acquittal was overturned last January by the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal 147 about 8 hours ago by: Canadian Press Bassam Al-Rawi https://www.halifaxtoday.ca/local-news/woman-was-passed-out-mostly-naked-in-halifax-taxi-drivers-car-constable-1187351 HALIFAX — A Halifax police constable has described finding a young woman […]

HALIFAX: Taxi driver Seyed Abolghasem Sadat Lavasani Bozor charged with sexual assault in September incident

Halifax taxi driver charged with sexual assault in September incident Another taxi driver in Halifax has been charged with sexually assaulting a passenger after an incident this past fall 26 https://www.halifaxtoday.ca/local-news/halifax-taxi-driver-charged-with-sexual-assault-in-september-incident-1187636 about 6 hours ago by: HalifaxToday Staff Halifax Regional Police headquarters (HalifaxToday.ca file photo) Another taxi driver in Halifax has been charged with sexually assaulting a […]

Halifax family clinic welcoming new patients gets flooded with phone calls

Halifax family clinic welcoming new patients gets flooded with phone callsfamily clinic Halifax   Health clinic ad starts phone-calling frenzy A phone-calling frenzy has illustrated the high demand for family doctors in Nova Scotia. Heidi Petracek reports. CTV Atlantic Published Wednesday, November 21, 2018 10:23PM AST  Last Updated Wednesday, November 21, 2018 11:05PM AST Thousands […]

Halifax police investigating racist comment made during road rage incident

Halifax police investigating racist comment made during road rage incident Halifax police are investigating an incident on a Nova Scotia highway that resulted in a man accusing a woman of driving slowly because of her “Asian” heritage. Const. John MacLeod, a spokesperson for the Halifax Regional Police, confirmed that the force is investigating an incident […]

Halifax Transit riders call for action on racist incidents

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/halifax-transit-riders-call-for-action-on-racist-incidents-261893/Dalhousie professor Isaac Saney says he and his baby girl Ashah Joan Mary-Katherine Vaughan Saney, five months, were victims of a racist attack in October. The two were at a media conference Thursday to announce the formation of a new group, Racism-Free Transit. – ERIC WYNNE Isaac Saney sat silently in a daze as two […]

Journalism grads start news agency for African-Nova Scotians

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/black-press-nova-scotia-objective-news-agency-advocacy-1.4888365 Tundè Balogun and Sandra Hannebohm have started Objective News Agency, an independent media business in Halifax to investigate stories relating to the African-Nova Scotian community. (Robert Short/CBC) Their business is run out of the living room of Balogun’s Gottingen Street apartment in north-end Halifax. He edits on a donated desktop computer. Hannebohm sits across the […]

Halifax is not Canada’s Black Mecca

https://www.thecoast.ca/Opinionated/archives/2018/11/08/halifax-is-not-canadas-black-mecca Tundé Balogun is an investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker. He is owner of The Objective News Agency, a special investigative documentary-style news outlet covering issues important to Black communities that mainstream media miss. Find out more at theobjective.ca SANDRA C. HANNEBOHM From education to employment, government and media, Halifax has a blatant culture of systemic racism. In […]

Accused in Halifax murder case applies for bail

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/accused-in-halifax-murder-case-applies-for-bail-256336/ Ricardo Jerrel Whynder is shown at Halifax provincial court in March 2017. – Zane Woodford   Ricardo Jerrel Whynder, 34, formerly of Halifax, was arrested in Surrey, B.C., in March 2017 on a Canada-wide warrant. His trial is set for next June in Nova Scotia Supreme Court. Whynder appeared in Supreme Court in Halifax […]