Guysborough County District RCMP investigates arson

April 8, 2021, Half Island Cove, Nova Scotia…Guysborough County District RCMP is investigating an arson that occurred on Canso Branch road in Half Island Cove.

On April 6, 2021 at 5:45 p.m., the RCMP received a report of two camps being burned down on Canso Branch Road. Initial investigation indicates that the fire to both camps was deliberately set. The fire is believed to have been set between April 4 and 5, 2021.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Guysborough County District RCMP at 902-366-2440. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 2021-456765