"Go away, man," an irritated snow shoveller said (the same one from earlier). "I've got a lot to do." He angrily tossed a...

A snow shoveller was asked about the miraculous/existentially terrifying talking fish discovered some weeks ago.  "I dunno, dude. I...

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Hi Lisa. Thanks for the question. It looks like you have a charming dining room to work with. The doors and windows add lots of character and...

Andrew Cooper, sales and marketing director for Propeller Brewery, screws in the taps at Propeller’s new location on Windmil Road in Dartmouth on Tuesday afternoon. Propeller will be moving the bulk of its production to the new location and is hoping to have the new storefront open this weekend. (RYAN TAPLIN / Staff)
BILL POWER BUSINESS REPORTER
Halifax craft brewery Propeller Brewing Co. expands operations across the harbour into Dartmouth on Saturday. The brewer is opening a retail,...

Thamsanqa Jantjie interprets in sign language for President Barack Obama during his remarks at a memorial service at FNB Stadium in honor of Nelson Mandela in Soweto, near Johannesburg, Dec. 10. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
TENDAI MUSIYA and ALAN CLENDENNING The Associated Press
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — A relative and three friends of the bogus sign language interpreter at the Nelson Mandela memorial service say...

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Halifax police are looking a damaged white SUV that took off after running into two vehicles and injuring two pedestrians Wednesday. The SUV was...
Defence Minister Peter MacKay, and Senator Gerald Comeau inspect new footwear for members of the Canadian navy Sept. 10 at CFB Halifax. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
OTTAWA — Senate staff are being asked to look for suspicious patterns in expense claims. It’s part of a plan Sen. Gerald Comeau of Nova...
Opinions
Horses stand on the edge of a sand dune on Sable Island in March 1997. (PETER PARSONS/Staff)
    Sable Island is often described as existing somewhere between the realm of fantasy and reality. And, why not? It’s truly a...
The Alberta government is letting people who live in High River return to their homes in stages after being forced out by floods more than a week ago. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
It’s a heartrending story. A wildfire killed 19 American firefighters in the Arizona chaparral Sunday as they fought to protect Yarnell, a...
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The offshore platform at Encana Corp.’s Deep Panuke natural gas project is shown in this 2012. The project has missed its June 2013 deadline for production. (Contributed)
Start of production at the oft-delayed Deep Panuke offshore natural gas project has missed its latest deadline. As late as May, SBM Offshore, owner...
Andrew Cooper, sales and marketing director for Propeller Brewery, screws in the taps at Propeller’s new location on Windmil Road in Dartmouth on Tuesday afternoon. Propeller will be moving the bulk of its production to the new location and is hoping to have the new storefront open this weekend. (RYAN TAPLIN / Staff)
Halifax craft brewery Propeller Brewing Co. expands operations across the harbour into Dartmouth on Saturday. The brewer is opening a retail,...
Sports

Nathan MacKinnon, after being selected first overall at NHL draft in Newark, N.J., on Sunday, with Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy, left, and executive vice-president Joe Sakic. (ADRIEN VECZAN / Staff)
DENVER — As a kid, Nathan MacKinnon admired the game of his idol, Sidney Crosby. He even had posters on his wall of the Pittsburgh Penguins star....
Ally Tidcombe of Ken-Wo is considered one of the favourites when the NSGA amateur championship opens Wednesday at Northumberland Links near Pugwash. (UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS)
When Ally Tidcombe came tantalizingly close to winning the Nova Scotia Amateur as a teenager in 2009, it seemed only a matter of time before the Ken-...
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Stock car racing is set to return to Cape Breton Island in 2014. The news arrived last week that Bill and Lynne Vasil purchased the former Island...
The 2014 Mazda3.
When Ford sold off its shares in Mazda to reap some much-needed capital, it left the Japanese company without a partner to share, if not cover,...

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Homes
When talking with a homeowner about their renovation the other day, it was said to me: “I wish I had been given the advice you just gave me to...
"Yes, when it looks small in the pictures, heads up." Words o' wisdom from my Mother. I'll tell you something folks, as usual,...
Community
Diane Merlevede About 75 volunteers have worked together on a major expansion of Common Roots Urban Farm, a garden right in front of the QEII...
Colin Chisholm Halifax Concert Band marks anniversary with concert The Halifax Concert Band has evolved a lot since its inception as a continuing...
Students at Harbour View Elementary School in Dartmouth are learning more than the usual classroom lessons. Thanks to the Take Action Society, a...