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N.S. reports four new COVID-19 cases; active cases drop to 29

Health officials in Nova Scotia identified four new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with the total number of active cases in the province dropping to 29. The four new cases have been found in each of the province’s four health zones, which includes the Western Zone, Northern Zone, Eastern Zone and Central Zone.

A swab is taken at a pop-up COVID-19 testing site on the Dalhousie University campus in Halifax on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

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Woman makes rare bird sighting in Nova Scotia parking lot

A Nova Scotian bird watcher recently made an exciting find in a New Glasgow parking lot. On Monday, Angela MacDonald was going about her business like any other day. Driving through a shopping centre parking lot, she was in search of a Mew Gull (aka a common gull), a species seen in the lot a few days prior. However, one of the birds she spotted was not like the others.

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No place for 'far right' in Conservative Party: O'Toole

Federal Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole pushed back against attempts to link his party to Trump-style politics on Sunday, saying there is 'no place for the far right' in the Tories while accusing the Liberals of divisive dirty tricks.

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Tim Cook on why he kicked Parler off Apple's App Store

Apple, along with Amazon and Google, effectively kicked Parler off the internet in the wake of the January 6 U.S. Capitol siege. Despite criticism that Big Tech wields too much power over speech, Apple CEO Tim Cook defended his decision.