This image released by police shows a man leaving Halifax Shopping Centre Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. He’s suspected of using fake bills at the mall.
DAN ARSENAULT CRIME REPORTER
Halifax police are releasing surveillance pictures of three people that they believe passed counterfeit American $50s lately. Investigators are...

Twisted Needs & Novelties on MacLean Street in New Glasgow sells clothing championing the support of biker gangs, the Hells Angels and the Gate Keepers. (THE CHRONICLE HERALD)
DAN ARSENAULT CRIME REPORTER
The Hells Angels haven’t had a Nova Scotia chapter since they rode out of Halifax in 2003, but the outlaw motorcycle gang might be revving...


Air Canada is beginning to charge a $25 fee for first checked bags on domestic flights. The fee applies to passengers booking the lowest economy class Tango fares, as of Thursday for flights as of Nov. 2. (The Canadian Press / File)
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MONTREAL — Air Canada has joined rival WestJet Airlines in charging a $25 fee for first checked bags on domestic flights. The fee applies to...


Dorinda Danielle Brannen is shown at Halifax provincial court Sept. 8. The Halifax woman faces charges of extortion, uttering threats and breaching probation. (RYAN TAPLIN / Staff)
STEVE BRUCE COURT REPORTER
Her name is Dorinda Danielle Brannen, but she calls herself Chelsea Luv or Layla in online ads for escort services. The 27-year-old Halifax woman...

Halifax ranks 15 overall out 50 Canadian cities evaluated in a report card released Thursday by The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Municipal Studies (ADRIEN VECZAN / Staff)
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Halifax has received a B grade for its attractiveness to newcomers and ranks 15 overall out 50 Canadian cities evaluated in a report card Thursday...

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A BMO report says 6,000 new jobs will be created in Halifax in the next two years, with the biggest single factor being the ramping up of the $25-billion contract for Irving Shipbuilding to build naval ships. (ADRIEN VECZAN / Staff)
Buoyed by the contract to build navy ships, employment in Halifax over the next two years will swell by 6,000 jobs, while the rest of the province...

A Burger King sign and a Tim Hortons sign cosy up in Ottawa. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
WASHINGTON — Canada’s industry minister told an American audience on Wednesday that the Burger King file has landed on his desk — and he expects it...
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