From left, Joshua Finbow, seen leaving Dartmouth provincial court Friday, and Simon Radford and Darren Smalley, seen in Facebook photos, are charged in relation to the alleged sexual assault of a woman on April 10. (CHRISTIAN LAFORCE / Staff, Facebook)
Four British sailors arrested Thursday for allegedly raping a woman at 12 Wing Shearwater could be sent to Alberta if they are released pending...

An ice jam at the bridge in Perth-Andover, N.B., in a photo from the Facebook page of Mayor Terry Ritchie.
PERTH-ANDOVER, N.B. — A massive ice jam on the St. John River is forcing dozens of people from their homes in the New Brunswick village of...

The Edmonton Oilers have won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Connor McDavid first overall. (FRANK GUNN / The Canadian Press)
STEVE WHYNO The Canadian Press
Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish gripped his iPad in his hands with his palms sweating as deputy commissioner Bill Daly opened 11...

An Italian coast guard officer looks at a monitor showing the ships navigating the area where the boat believed to be crowded with perhaps as many as 700 migrants capsized in the waters north of Libya, in the operation room of the coast guard in Rome on Sunday. (ANSA via AP)
FRANCIS D’EMILIO The Associated Press
ROME — A boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrants capsized in the waters north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead and...

Ingrid Waldron, an assistant professor of nursing at Dalhousie University, is examining the social determinants of health in the black community in the north end of Halifax. (TED PRITCHARD / Staff)
Ingrid Waldron vividly recalls when she arrived in Halifax in 2008 that an apartment building manager bluntly told her that the city’s north...

The Boat Harbour treatment site processes wastewater from the Northern Pulp mill in Ambercrombie Point, seen in the background. The province has passed legislation to close the effluent pond by 2020, followed by a cleanup. (CHRISTIAN LAFORCE/Staff)
The Pictou Landing First Nation has heard many promises from governments of all stripes that the blighted Boat Harbour pulp-waste lagoon adjacent to...

Premier Darrell Dexter debates his eventual successor during the 2013 election. “Economically, Stephen McNeil is also about to cash in, at least in the short term, on the projects Darrell Dexter thought he had set up for himself — the Irving shipyards contract, the Halifax convention centre and the Maritime Link,” writes Ralph Surette. (TED PRITCHARD
It’s at risk of being lost amid the commotion over cuts to the film tax credit, but last week’s budget, for better or worse, marked a milestone on...
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When it comes to flagship-level Japanese technology, design, luxury, performance and even value, the Infiniti Q70L is all about doing it big. With...
The 2015 Audi A8 L TDI. (Justin Pritchard)
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