Maple syrup producers are dealing with shorter seasons, black-legged ticks are marching north and Northumberland Strait pack ice is disappearing — some local signs of climate change. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / File)
BRETT BUNDALE Staff Reporter
Pack ice — chunks of floating ice that once piled up in the Northumberland Strait in winter — is disappearing. Black-legged ticks,...

Developer Francis Fares is seen with a model of the King’s Wharf development in this file photo. Before building, the Dartmouth site had to be elevated to mitigate a flood risk. (ERIC WYNNE / Staff / File)
BRETT BUNDALE CITY HALL REPORTER
In June 1749, Edward Cornwallis pulled into Chebucto Harbour. Along with thousands of sea-battered souls, the now-notorious British military...


This bloody handprint, and numerous others, were scattered throughout the camp site of a homeless man who was assaulted behind a grocery store in North Sydney last week. (STEVE WADDEN)
ERIN POTTIE CAPE BRETON BUREAU
SYDNEY — Police on Monday made their sixth arrest in the brutal beating of a homeless man last week near his wooded campsite in North Sydney. Cape...


An aunt of Loretta Saunders is helped from a courtroom at Halifax provincial court on Monday after being overcome with grief. Monday was the first day of the preliminary inquiry for Blake Leggette and Victoria Henneberry, charged with first-degree murder the death of the Saint Mary’s University student. (RYAN TAPLIN / Staff)
DAVENE JEFFREY STAFF REPORTER
The case against a couple accused in the killing of Saint Mary’s University student Loretta Saunders is being laid out in a Halifax courtroom this...

RCMP divers search for missing Antigonish County resident Adrian Van Bommel near Bayfield on Monday morning. (AARON BESWICK / Truro Bureau)
THE CANADIAN PRESS
BAYFIELD – An Antigonish County fishing community is staring down a potential tragedy. RCMP divers searched near an old breakwater off...

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Dozens of postal workers and others opposed to cuts in mail delivery rally outside the Almon Street post office in Halifax on June 19. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
If the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is wondering why it can’t seem to rally Canadians to protest Canada Post’s plans to phase out...

Corrine McIsaac of Head of Health Outcomes Worldwide. (THE CHRONICLE HERALD / File)
Quick, guess which Cape Bretoner is funnelling Alberta dollars eastward, without moving west to find a new job? That would be Corrine McIsaac, the...
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Emilia Clarke stars as Daenerys Targaryen in HBO’s Game of Thrones, now shooting its fifth season. (HBO)
Paula Fairfield has had an interesting career trajectory that has drawn on her love of art and technology, leading her to great success in sound...

A runner heads down the St. Margarets Bay Area Rails to Trails, popular with walkers, cyclists and even horseback riders. (DEBORAH WILES)
“Are you OK?” I hear her voice before I see her pass me on the left. A runner who looks fitter, faster and stronger than I feel at this very moment...
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The 2015 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 Ultimate. (Justin Pritchard)
Would you pay 60-plus grand for a Hyundai? Hyundai thinks you would, especially considering a European luxury car with equipment and performance...
The 2015 Subaru Outback. (Subaru)
ST. JOHN’S, NFLD — I guess Subaru relates Outback with Newfoundland. They chose this great city and surrounding countryside for the...

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Today, let's talk sleep schedules. And no, I'm not talking about the kids. I’m tired a lot of the time. Go to bed earlier, you say....
We Nova Scotians are a proud lot. And we have a lot to be proud of. Our province is diverse yet accessible, both rugged and calming. We have valleys...
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Beach season is finally here, and the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative is hoping that you’ll add a camera and some celluloid to your list of...
Pet Patrol is now on duty at Mic Mac Mall. The team was hired by the mall to be on the lookout for any pets in distress. “We decided to add a...
Sackville area residents and members of the business community had a lot to celebrate on July 12. The Sackville Business Association hosted a...