RCMP members set up a perimeter in the Parkton area of Moncton, N.B. on Sunday after reports of a man walking around with a weapon. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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MONCTON— RCMP officers are searching a neighbourhood in Moncton after receiving a report today of a suspicious male walking down a street...


Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating a car-bicycle crash that sent a 17-year-old cyclist to hospital Saturday. The boy died Sunday. (STEVE WADDEN)
ERIN POTTIE CAPE BRETON BUREAU
A 17-year-old Cape Breton boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle has since died. Cape Breton Regional Police said the boy died...

A couple walks along a trail littered with rocks at Point Pleasant Park on Sunday, January 25, 2014. The storm surge on Saturday night pushed the debris onto the trail. (RYAN TAPLIN / Staff)
DAN ARSENAULT STAFF REPORTER
Nova Scotians endured a soggy Saturday and now have a turbulent Tuesday to anticipate. A heavy rainfall dropped from 30-61 millimetres of rain...


Singer Cyndi Cain performs with the Nova Scotia Mass Choir during a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Home Guard during a concert at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium on Saturday. (INGRID BULMER / Staff)
Stephen Cooke Arts Reporter
What better way to pull yourself out of a bleak midwinter funk than with the seasoned gospel soul of the Nova Scotia Mass Choir and its annual...

Investigators work Saturday to clear the scene where a large quantity of unidentified chemicals were found in a residence in Grand Desert. Christopher Burton Phillips was arrested in Ottawa and has been remanded to the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility. Phillips faces charges of uttering threats and possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose. (ANDREW VAUGHAN / The Canadian Press)
THE CANADIAN PRESS and STEVE BRUCE Staff Reporter
With the end of a massive police search there, normalcy has returned to Veronica Manning’s seaside community of Grand Desert. “We...

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Jim Irving, CEO of Irving Shipbuilding Inc. in Halifax, shakes hands with Diane Finley, minister of Public Works and Government Services during a news conference Friday. Finley and Peter MacKay, regional minister for Nova Scotia, officially announced the awarding of the build contract for the construction of six Arctic offshore patrol ships to Irving Shipbuilding. The $2.3 billion contract marks the start of the construction phase of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy. (ERIC WYNNE
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With quick-shifting economic indicators like nose-diving oil prices, a dropping loonie and sudden interest rate drops, Nova Scotians were ready for...
Chipped wood is piled up, waiting to be burned at Nova Scotia Power’s biomass burning power generating station at Point Tupper, Richmond County, in 2013. (AARON BESWICK / Truro Bureau)
Congratulations on your excellent Jan. 9 article, “NSP biomass project raising green concerns.” In the interest of adding fuel to the...
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People attending the RV Show at Exhibition Park walk near a vintage-styled Shasta trailer on Thursday. (CHRISTIAN LAFORCE / Staff)
The two most common phrases at the Halifax RV Show: “Two seniors” at the ticket window, and “How much?” among the rows of...

Rhys Bevan-John and Christian Murray pose last week during a media call for The 39 Steps at Neptune Theatre. (INGRID BULMER / Staff)
We are so lucky to have physical comedic geniuses Rhys Bevan-John and Christian Murray living in the our midst. Right now they are electrifying the...
Wheels
Spark plugs eventually wear out and need replacing. For many cars, this is a simple and easy job that can have a very positive effect on mileage and performance. (Justin Pritchard)
Gas prices are dropping fast and it’s costing Canadians less to fill their cars, crossovers and pickups than it has in years. But cheap fuel...
The 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS. (Bill Vance)
Ford Motor Company’s introduction of the sporty Mustang in April, 1964 and caught the competition flat-footed. By draping a nicely-styled,...

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Staff and residents of Mountain Lea Lodge and The Meadows ARC have once more come up with a unique way of bringing the

Meaghan Richards and Brandon Hart got engaged last January, and the Halifax couple is taking exactly a year to plan their January wedding.

Lobster landings in the island’s Atlantic, that stretches from the northern tip of Cape Breton down to Gabarus, are approaching historic highs, not