RCMP Const. Mark Skinner demonstrates the force’s new drone on Tuesday in Dartmouth. (DAN ARSENAULT / Staff)
DAN ARSENAULT CRIME REPORTER
It weighs no more than a Christmas turkey, costs $30,000 and flies up to a kilometre in service to the Nova Scotia RCMP. The force’s new drone hasn...

Residents of Bayfield watch the water as the search continued for a missing canoeist on Monday morning. (AARON BESWICK / Truro Bureau)
THE CANADIAN PRESS
BAYFIELD — RCMP said this morning that local fishermen found the body of a missing canoeist. The 33-year-old man went missing after a...

Senator Mike Duffy is shown in Kensington, P.E.I. on Friday. Among other allegations, Duffy is accused of charging taxpayers for personal travel to funerals and giving money to three people under the guise of a consulting contract.  (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
THE CANADIAN PRESS
OTTAWA — The RCMP alleges that Sen. Mike Duffy charged taxpayers for a personal trainer, a makeup artist and for the cost of personal travel...

Trap shooter Susan Nattrass smiles as she displays the Canadian flag as members of the national team attend the flag-raising ceremony at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday. Nattrass is the flag bearer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
LORI EWING The Canadian Press
GLASGOW — Chantal Petitclerc has watched the Maple Leaf go up to the sounds of O Canada countless times over her illustrious 20-year career...


This bloody handprint, and numerous others, were scattered throughout the camp site of a homeless man who was assaulted behind a grocery store in North Sydney last week. (STEVE WADDEN)
ERIN POTTIE CAPE BRETON BUREAU
SYDNEY — Police on Monday made their sixth arrest in the brutal beating of a homeless man last week near his wooded campsite in North Sydney. Cape...

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Dozens of postal workers and others opposed to cuts in mail delivery rally outside the Almon Street post office in Halifax on June 19. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
If the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is wondering why it can’t seem to rally Canadians to protest Canada Post’s plans to phase out...

Corrine McIsaac of Head of Health Outcomes Worldwide. (THE CHRONICLE HERALD / File)
Quick, guess which Cape Bretoner is funnelling Alberta dollars eastward, without moving west to find a new job? That would be Corrine McIsaac, the...
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Members of the Canadian team are greeted by young actors at their welcome ceremony at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday. (ANDREW VAUGHAN / The Canadian Press)
The 2014 Commonwealth Games, an event that back in 2006 and 2007 dominated Halifax headlines and fired up opposing public passions on local...
The Halifax Rainmen have re-signed all-star centre Tim Parham for the upcoming NBL season.
The Halifax Rainmen have secured the next piece of their 2014-15 roster puzzle. The National Basketball League of Canada team announced Monday that...
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John Flemming climbs from his #97 Happy Harry's Affordable Building Center Dodge victorious in the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis Auto Body (MIKE MCCARTHY)
John Flemming of Halifax knows how it feels to lose an IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis Auto Body at Riverside International Speedway on a restart...
The 2015 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 Ultimate. (Justin Pritchard)
Would you pay 60-plus grand for a Hyundai? Hyundai thinks you would, especially considering a European luxury car with equipment and performance...

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Ah summertime. Undoubtedly the best time of the year. It is the heavyweight champion of all seasons for many years running now. You have your...
Today, let's talk sleep schedules. And no, I'm not talking about the kids. I’m tired a lot of the time. Go to bed earlier, you say....
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Beach season is finally here, and the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative is hoping that you’ll add a camera and some celluloid to your list of...
Pet Patrol is now on duty at Mic Mac Mall. The team was hired by the mall to be on the lookout for any pets in distress. “We decided to add a...
Sackville area residents and members of the business community had a lot to celebrate on July 12. The Sackville Business Association hosted a...