RCMP and firefighters are at the scene of a crash involving a car and a tanker truck on Highway 101 in Cambridge. RCMP say injuries to the lone...

Pte. Jack Tate was Nova Scotia’s first soldier to die on the Western Front. (CONTRIBUTED)
BRUCE MACDONALD Special to The Chronicle Herald
He left home at a young age in search of adventure, only to find a graveyard in a distant land.

Photo from the back of a leatherback turtle taken as part of a long-term study by the Canadian Sea Turtle Network.
Sea turtle biologist Mike James recalls there was plenty of hollering when a new data recording device containing a camera worked for the first...

Sea Dog Saloon owner Allan Reid speaks with The Chronicle Herald at his waterfront restaurant and lounge. (THE CHRONICLE HERALD / Staff)
Few things represent hope in rural Nova Scotia like the promise of jobs. Because those promises often go unfulfilled, people in rural communities...

Frank Whitehead, president/sommelier of Franklin Imports, a Bedford-based wine supply business, shoulders a 20-litre recyclable keg at the Halifax Club in Halifax while proferring a glass of its contents. The club is using two systems, one for red and one for white. (Staff)
If thirsty Nova Scotians can enjoy beer on tap, why not wine? Franklin Imports Inc. , which supplies wine and spirits to customers in Atlantic...

Arbitrator James Dorsey wouldn’t play Mr. Endorse-y on the Liberals’ overreach, so the government is going for a law that will simply divide four worker groups among four unions as if they were inanimate door prizes or party favours. (STAFF)
The McNeil government did the right thing last fall in reducing health authorities to two and in appointing an experienced arbitrator, James Dorsey,...

We’re buried in snow and debt, writes Gail Lethbridge. “With yet another report forecasting money woes, it feels a bit like the weather forecast predicting another storm when we’re not even tidied up from the last one.” (STAFF)
I wonder if there is an innovative solution to treat the packed-down ice of Nova Scotia’s financial woes. Salt and sand are in short supply these...
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Clearwater is marking record sales, with exports up by more than 10 per cent to the crucial European, U.S. and Chinese markets.
Clearwater Seafoods Inc. followed up winning Nova Scotia’s 2014 exporter of the year distinction in May by setting a company sales record at...
Auditor General Michael Pickup’s report was a timely pre-budget reminder that public spending must be restrained. (RYAN TAPLIN/Staff)
This week, provincial auditor general Michael Pickup released a report on government finances. It warned of an unfunded liability of $1.8 billion in...
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The Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG. (Justin Pritchard)
I get asked a lot of questions. “Justin, where’s that story you were supposed to file last week?” That’s from the boss...
Ten automakers whose vehicles have been recalled because of problems with Takata Corp. air bags said Thursday they have jointly hired Orbital ATK to figure out the problem. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
DETROIT -- The auto industry, fed up with slow progress toward finding out why some air bags explode with too much force, has hired a Virginia rocket...

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Blue can be overused if used alone so mix with another colour for a creative effect. (Paula Huntley photos)
What do you do when you get the blues? Why decorate of course, and the colour blue is just the colour that will give you a pick me up. It’s...
Deb: I am considering doing over the bathroom off the master bedroom. Presently we have a tub/shower, oak vanity and white toilet. The tub was blue...

Amanda McDougall had been living in Milan, Italy for three and a half years when she decided to come home. She was 27,

The components have been trucked in, the power lines are upgraded, construction is underway, and if all goes as planned, three new wind

Carolyn Milbury says when her husband Ritchie died suddenly in March 2013 from a heart attack, “It felt like I was thrown off