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CT Scan Scare Unnerves Patients, Officials

Victor Lewin
Wednesday, October 02, 2013

In September, a University of Toronto student received a letter stating that a CT scan that he received may have been inaccurate. The revelation was made after it was found that a radiologist had made errors. It turns out that about 3,500 people received letters of this nature, and some of them may have reason to fear that they may have a delayed diagnosis due to the technician's errors.
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Investigating Three Decades of Sexual Abuse by a Saint John, NB Police Officer

Victor Lewin
Tuesday, October 01, 2013

The class action law firm of Wagners is investigating a class action for the harm caused by the sexual abuse committed by former Saint John police officer Kenneth Estabrooks. The class action lawyers at Wagners have experience in handling class actions in New Brunswick and are the largest class action firm in the Maritime Provinces. The decades of sexual abuse shows that there are important systemic issues which need to be answered by the New Brunswick Courts. Why did it take so long to come to light? What knowledge did the Police Force have about these abuses? What systems were in place to protect the victims of sexual abuse? These questions can be answered in a New Brunswick class action for the benefit of all sexual abuse victims, making a class action the best means to pursue justice.
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Four Car Pile-up in Halifax

Victor Lewin
Friday, September 27, 2013

A Halifax accident resulted in six people being sent to the hospital and commuters being stuck in traffic for hours after 7:00 a.m. Sept. 20. The car accident occurred on Bedford Highway and involved four vehicles.
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23-year-old Dead After Head-on Collision

Victor Lewin
Monday, September 23, 2013

On Sept. 12, a 23-year-old man was killed in Nova Scotia when his car ran into a dump truck during a head-on collision. Emergency personnel responded to the scene of the car accident on Highway 125 just after 8:00 a.m. The highway was shut down for some time after the wreck while traffic was rerouted.
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Nova Scotia Election 2013 - The Parties' Positions on the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children

Victor Lewin
Monday, September 23, 2013

On October 8, 2013, Nova Scotians will head to the polls to vote in the provincial election. A number of issues have arisen during the 4 years that the NDP has enjoyed as the ruling party of Nova Scotia. Healthcare, power rates and the environment are just a few of the important concerns that are at the forefront of voters' minds. Another issue that is also an important topic for the three political parties to consider is the allegations of systemic and historical abuse of children who resided at the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children.
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Two Teens Die in Car Crash in Hants County

Victor Lewin
Thursday, September 12, 2013

Two teens died in Ardoise in a motor vehicle collision on Sept. 2 at approximately 1:35 a.m. The fatal car accident occurred when the vehicle that the two were driving in left the roadway, hit a power pole and rolled over into a ditch.
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A Review of the Nova Scotia Cyber-Safety Act

Victor Lewin
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The Nova Scotia Legislature has introduced a new act to address the issue of cyberbullying. The Act, conveniently named the Cyber-Safety Act (the "Act"), has the cited purpose of providing safer communities by creating administrative and court processes that can be used to address and prevent cyberbullying.
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Reminder to Slow Down in School Zones

Victor Lewin
Friday, September 06, 2013

The Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is reminding Halifax motorists and others throughout the province to slow down in school areas. Slowing down may help prevent pedestrian accidents, and slowing down is necessary anytime that children are present, morning or night.
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