Barho fire speculation “does no one any good”

HRM Fire, Councillor Adams respond to online speculation HALIFAX: Speculation surrounding the cause of the fire that killed the seven children of the Barho family does no one any good, least of which is the family, said HRM Fire on Sept. 4. HRM Fire Deputy Chief Dave Meldrum was responding to a question from The...

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HRM Fire investigators deem Barho fire not suspicious; cause undetermined

Fatal fire took the lives of all seven children of HEART Society family HALIFAX: The devastating fire that killed the seven Barho children on a mid-winter night in February has been determined to not be arson and there was no evidence any accelerant was used, HRM Fire said in a press conference at Station 3...

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HERH students organizing HEART Society fundraiser

MILFORD: Six Grade 9 Citizenship students at Hants East Rural High are giving back to the community. The students are organizing a benefit for Hants East Assisting Refugee Team (HEART) Society in support of the Barho family following their February tragic and devastating fire. In a release, organizers say there will be a vendor and...

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Emotional day expected as family members of Barho’s arrive in N.S.

ELMSDALE: Members of the Hants East Assisting Refugees Team (HEART) Society were preparing for an emotional and long day on April 18 as they welcomed family of Kawthar and Ebraheim Barho. Before the emotional day began, the group members sat down with The Weekly Press to provide an update, and what the continued support has...

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Saulnier’s Barho Family hockey day a success

HAMMONDS PLAINS: Hundreds of people filed into the BMO Centre in Bedford from across Halifax, East Hants, and even one fan who made the trip all the way from Toronto—all in the name of showing support for the Barho family. The Barho Family charity hockey day was organized by Halifax Olympic women’s hockey player Jill...

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EDITORIAL: Two communities. One family

February 19 will be a day not soon forgotten in our newsroom. Tragedy struck one of the happiest stories we have ever had the pleasure of sharing, when the HEART Society’s sponsored refugees, the Barho family, were the victims of a house fire . The tragic fire claimed the lives of seven children. The Barho...

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“It’s a sad day for our community.”

All seven children of HEART Society-sponsored Syrian Refugee family the Barho’s perish in blaze ELMSDALE: Two communities are mourning the deaths of seven children who came to Canada in late 2017 after a devastating fire in their home in Spryfield on Feb. 19. The Barho family were Syrian Refugees sponsored by the East Hants-based Hants...

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