Skip to main content

N.S. RCMP arrest man on province-wide warrant

A photo of Gregory Barr, who was arrested on a province-wide arrest warrant. (Nova Scotia RCMP) A photo of Gregory Barr, who was arrested on a province-wide arrest warrant. (Nova Scotia RCMP)

RCMP in Nova Scotia say they have arrested a man on a province-wide arrest warrant on Saturday.

In a Friday news release, police say they obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man from an incident in Elmsdale in September.

In the release, police say Barr was charged with

  •  dangerous operation of a conveyance
  •  flight from police
  •  two counts of failure to comply with conditions

In an update on Saturday, police say they arrested 38-year-old Gregory Allen Barr from Mill Village, N.S.

According to the update, Barr is being held in custody and will appear in Truro provincial court on Tuesday. 

For more Nova Scotia news visit our dedicated provincial page. Top Stories

Ontario doctors disciplined over Israel-Gaza protests

A number of doctors are facing scrutiny for publicizing their opinions on the Israel-Hamas war. Critics say expressing their political views could impact patient care, while others say that it is being used as an excuse for censorship.

'No concessions' St-Onge says in $100M a year news deal with Google

The Canadian government has reached a deal with Google over the Online News Act that will see the tech giant pay $100 million annually to publishers, and continue to allow access to Canadian news content on its platform. This comes after Google had threatened to block news on its platform when the contentious new rules come into effect next month.

Live updates

Live updates Hamas frees 10 Israeli women and children, 4 Thai nationals

Ten Israeli women and children and four Thai nationals held captive in Gaza were freed by Hamas, and Israel followed with the release of a group of Palestinian prisoners Thursday. It was the latest exchange of hostages for prisoners under a temporary ceasefire in the Gaza war. Two Russian-Israeli women were also freed by Hamas in a separate release.


opinion Don Martin: With Trudeau resignation fever rising, a Conservative nightmare appears

With speculation rising that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will follow his father's footsteps in the snow to a pre-election resignation, political columnist Don Martin focuses on one Liberal cabinet minister who's emerging as leadership material -- and who stands out as a fresh-faced contrast to the often 'angry and abrasive' leader of the Conservatives.

Stay Connected