The Nova Star ferry is seen here in 2014. (THE CHRONICLE HERALD / File)
MICHAEL GORMAN Provincial Reporter
Nova Star has a winter contract. Nova Star Cruises, the company that operates the ferry between Yarmouth and Portland, Maine, announced Tuesday...

A snow plow works on Cunard Street in Halifax in January. (CHRISTIAN LAFORCE / File)
THE CHRONICLE HERALD
Halifax councillors have double-meeting duty today with committee of the whole scheduled to start at 10 a.m. and the regular council meeting after...


The Nova Scotia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is investigating a case of animal neglect after seizing 14 beagles in West Gore, Hants County.
EVAN WEBSTER
The Nova Scotia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is investigating a case of animal neglect after 14 beagles were seized from a...

Farmer Peter Woodyer chats with Jonny Harris at Alpaca House Farm. (Contributed)
EVAN WEBSTER
TIMES ARE TOUGH, but there’s still a lot to laugh about in small-town Canada. Businesses are closing, economies are shrinking, and young...

Tom Cruise thrills in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, a sure bet at the movies this week.
THE CHRONICLE HERALD
The wait is over for those counting down the return of Ethan Hunt and his IMF crew. Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner and Simon Pegg are back on the big...

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A Conservative supporter holds up a sign saying Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau — minus the surname — is “not ready” as Stephen Harper addresses supporters during his first campaign event on Sunday in Montreal. (PAUL CHIASSON/CP)
The first stop of the extended 2015 campaign on Sunday night found Stephen Harper speaking at one of the most low-key election launches ever held in...

A man casts his vote in the federal election at a polling station on Toronto’s Ward Island in 2011. We support the right of expatriate Canadians to vote in federal elections, based on their Charter rights as citizens. (CHRIS YOUNG
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Expatriate Canadians will be watching in the months to come to see if the Supreme Court of Canada upholds a court ruling limiting their right to vote...
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Steven Sabados (left) and Chris Hyndman pose for a photograph on the set of their design show in Toronto in 2008. Hyndman has died, a CBC spokesman confirmed Tuesday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / File)
TORONTO — Chris Hyndman, co-host of CBC-TV’s lifestyle series Steven and Chris, has died. A CBC spokesman says the longtime design...
Farmer Peter Woodyer chats with Jonny Harris at Alpaca House Farm. (Contributed)
TIMES ARE TOUGH, but there’s still a lot to laugh about in small-town Canada. Businesses are closing, economies are shrinking, and young...
Wheels
The 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport. (Kelly Taylor)
If ever there was a poster child for having first impressions blown away by reality, the Land Rover Discovery Sport might be it. Walk up to it,...
If you truly care for your pet, do not carry it on your lap. Make sure it is properly restrained in a carrying crate or by a properly-designed harness. (123RF)
Every time I see someone driving down the road with a pet in their lap, I cringe. Obviously, these people have no idea of the catastrophic results...

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Now, that is more like it. After almost 10 days of lousy weather we had a down-right beautiful long weekend to make up for it. Did my blog last week...
As the Gen Xers continue to improve and invest in their homes, luxury-sporting items are again in demand. Whether pools, saunas, or tennis courts,...
Community

The Halifax Regional Municipality has released a new mobile and web-based application to help residents properly source separate their waste, in anticipation of

“You’ve got to accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative, Latch on to the affirmative …”

Accentuate the Positive – Sam Cooke

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On Sunday, August 9, between 2 and 4 p.m., the community is invited to join Mayor Walker at the Bridgewater Garden Party in