Staff Sgt. Bill Morris of Halifax Regional Police speaks with reporters on Hollis Street after police took a man into custody on firearm-related charges Saturday morning. (CHRISTIAN LAFORCE / Staff)
FRANCES WILLICK STAFF REPORTER
Police evacuated several apartments in south-end Halifax this morning after receiving reports of a man with a firearm who wanted to wanted to die...


Among efforts to save the mainland moose, the Nature Conservancy of Canada has been buying land on the Chignecto Isthmus, which connects Nova Scotia to New Brunswick, for what is called the moose sex corridor. (DNR)
AARON BESWICK TRURO BUREAU
It seemed to Henry Peters that every bog had a good calling rock. Along with his father, famed Mi’kmaq hunting guide and former Bear River First...

Nova Scotia Teachers Union president Shelley Morse.
FRANCES WILLICK EDUCATION REPORTER
Professional development days could become a thing of the past for Nova Scotia schoolchildren. Education Minister Karen Casey announced Thursday...

A plow heads through the Armdale roundabout Saturday morning. (THE CHRONICLE HERALD)
THE CHRONICLE HERALD
Snow, ice pellets, freezing rain, rain. One or more has either arrived in some part of the province already or is coming later today. Driving...

Melissa Merritt is escorted from Halifax provincial court on Jan. 29, 2014. Merritt and her partner Christopher Fattore are charged with first-degree murder in the death of Merritt’s ex-husband Caleb Harrison last August and Harrison’s mother Bridget Harrison in 2010 at their family home in Mississauga. (RYAN TAPLIN / Staff)
DIANA MEHTA THE CANADIAN PRESS
TORONTO — An Ontario couple accused of killing a man and his mother now face a new murder charge involving another member of the same family...

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Frank De Palma is the outgoing director of The Chronicle Herald newsroom. (ERIC WYNNE/Staff)
Less than a year after penning a column about changes in my home life I am writing about another change — this one about my work life. After almost...
The Northern Pulp pulp mill outside Pictou is shown in this aerial shot from August 2014 (CHRISTIAN LAFORCE/Staff)
New, stricter rules on emissions, effluent and water use placed on Northern Pulp under the company’s renewed operating permit that took effect...
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 Nova Scotians are staring down the highest debt-servicing ratios in the country on the debt not connected to their mortgage. That's just one reason why the province should release the data it collects on so-called payday loans, Rachel Brighton argues. (INGRID BULMER / Staff)
Interest rates may be trending down, but Nova Scotians have the highest debt-servicing ratios in the country on the non-mortgage component of their...
Alex Olmstead,who graduated in May from Mount Saint Vincent University, works full-time in sales and marketing at Atlantic Digital Reproductions in Dartmouth. He started in a seven-month placement through Work Smarts, a program run by Saint Mary’s University and funded by Service Canada. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
On-the-job training and networking opportunities — that’s how Alex Olmstead has gotten his foot in the door as a new university graduate...
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The 2015 Audi TTS Quattro Coupe Competition. (TODD GILLIS PHOTO)
All German luxury-vehicle manufacturers offer a two-door sports car. Audi’s version is the TT. The first generation, introduced in 1998,...
The 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS. (Justin Pritchard)
Put the central masses — the engine, occupants and fuel — in the middle of a car and you lay the foundation for a machine that’s...

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Do my kids really share a room? I’m not sure. Their clothes are in the same room. That room has two beds and a multitude of shared toys. But...
The week is here for decision making. There is not much debate for me in terms of staying or going. I am 99.9994 per cent certain that I will be...
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While the words “Delicious, Fast and Friendly” adorn the front of Elle’s Bistro on Barrington Street, owner Mary Elle Planetta finds that only

More than 250 people gathered at the Best Western Plus Hotel and Convention Centre on Jan. 26 to view a live feed of

Their blood is pumping, the bass is thumping, and local seniors are grinning from ear to ear.

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