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SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. — One of two soldiers hit by a car on Monday in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., died of his injuries early...


Oscar Pistorius prepares to be led out of court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday after he received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY The Associated Press
PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend...

Clayton Miller’s family, including father Gervase, sister Elizabeth and mother Maureen, walk in New Waterford during a September rally demanding answers about Clayton’s death. (ERIN POTTIE / Cape Breton Bureau)
MARY ELLEN MacINTYRE STAFF REPORTER
They take the information from documented facts and they ask the questions. Anonymous then makes a video filled with explosive information,...

The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has dismissed the Crown's appeal of the acquittal of Roger Pleau, a Cumberland County man who, while impaired, drove his friend to the hospital in 2012. (File)
FRANCIS CAMPBELL TRURO BUREAU
Justice has triumphed over the hard edge of the law. That’s the way Amherst lawyer Jim O’Neil describes the acquittal and subsequent...


Nova Scotia MP Peter MacKay and Public Works Minister Diane Finley are seen at a news conference at the Halifax Shipyard on Sept. 3. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
Murray Brewster THE CANADIAN PRESS
OTTAWA — The Harper government is trimming its expected order of Arctic patrol ships and evaluating a set of unsolicited proposals to convert...

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This photo taken in front of the former St. Pat’s-Alexandra School is part of the Youth Photovoice Community Exhibit. Young participants took photographs of their community that were meaningful to them, created narratives around them and explained why they captured those particular images.
A group of Dalhousie University medical students and some teenagers from Halifax’s north end are challenging the community to reflect on itself....

John Bignell and his son, Keegan, 7, are seen at the Bayers Lake mystery wall site Monday. Bignell, a representative of the Nova Scotia Archaeological Society, wants to preserve the stone wall. Many think the wall, likely old foundations of buildings, can be traced back to the 1700s or 1800s, during the early settlement of Halifax. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
It’s the stuff legends and lore are made of. The rough-hewn stone wall was stumbled upon during an expansion of the Bayers Lake Business Park in the...
Opinions
Municipal Relations Minister Mark Furey, John Leefe, former mayor of the Region of Queens Municipality, Springhill Mayor Maxwell Snow and Warden Keith Hunter of the Municipality of the County of Cumberland speak to the media about Mr. Leefe’s appointment as transition co-ordinator for the town of Springhill duing a press conference at One Government Place in Halifax in March. A new joint municipal-provincial report calls for a report card system to flag towns that are having financial problems before the situation reaches a crisis. (INGRID BULMER/Staff)
It was dropped on Nova Scotians in a low-key way — as a consultation paper on strengthening the finances of municipalities and re-examining the...
A man looks at the art of Alex Colville during a media preview of the largest exhibition of the late Canadian painter’s work ever assembled at The Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto on Aug. 19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / File)
Alex Colville would have approved. A one-man retrospective at Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario displays 110 of his paintings in a hyper-...
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Business

Officials with Zoneco Group of China toured Capital Seafood International Inc. in Eastern Passage on Monday. Jack Liu, president of North American operations for Z F Max International Inc., a subsidiary of Zoneco Group; Liu Meilin, procurement with Zoneco; and He Chunlei, CEO at Zoneco Group, check out some lobster at the plant. (INGRID BULMER / Staff)
Officials with a major Chinese seafood company, which ordered its first shipment of lobster from Nova Scotia in 2013, announced Monday the...

A schematic site layout for the proposed Bear Head LNG export project. Columnist Roger Taylor says Nova Scotia has not considered putting a special tax on LNG exports, though British Columbia has proposed one. (CONTRIBUTED)
The Nova Scotia government has opted not to get into a tax fight with developers of several proposed liquefied natural gas projects in the province....
Arts & Life
Halifax singer-songwriter Mo Kenney launches her second album In My Dreams and kicks off both a cross-Canada tour and the Halifax Pop Explosion Tuesday night at The Carleton Music Bar & Grill. (PAUL WRIGHT)
On her self-titled debut, Mo Kenney was an acoustic guitar-toting waif, at a crossroads between a past of monotonous day jobs and a future where she...

ABC's How to Get Away with Murder stars Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating. (CRAIG SJODIN / ABC)
Back in the 1990s, a heyday for NBC, the Peacock network came up with the catchy slogan Must See TV, primarily to describe its block of comedies on...
Wheels
The Cadillac Elmiraj Concept.
When it comes to The Guess, I have had my moments in these pages. Four-bangers in Impalas and EcoBoost Mustangs came true, though I’m still...
The 2014 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker. (Justin Pritchard)
The Dodge Challenger is getting old. Not the name. That’s old already since the Challenger launched originally when my dad (who is old) was...

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I have a confession to make; and I warn you now - it's rather boring. The thing is, I have never bought a lightbulb in my life. 27 years in (...
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Community
“It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little — do what you can.” Sydney Smith In 2006 in...
If you are a fan of Halloween, you definitely live in the right place. Starting on Oct. 17 for the last two weeks of October, culminating in the...
Heading to Iona across the Little Narrows ferry feels a bit like stepping into Brigadoon to an isle apart.