Team Canada skip Pat Simmons throws a stone during a game against the Czech Republic in the world men's curling championship at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax on Monday. (INGRID BULMER / Staff)
GLENN MacDONALD Sports Reporter
After three difficult draws to start its Ford World Men's Curling Championship, Canada had a much easier time Monday morning against the Czech...

Investigators work at the scene of a crash by Air Canada flight AC624 at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Sunday. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
DAN ARSENAULT Staff Reporter
The exacting work of pinpointing the cause of Sunday morning’s Air Canada crash landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport will...

An investigator is seen near the damaged engine amid the wreckage of flight AC624 on Sunday afternoon at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
SHERRI BORDEN COLLEY STAFF REPORTER
A Transportation Safety Board investigator confirmed Sunday that an Air Canada plane landed short of the runway and hit an antenna array during a...

Air Canada Flight AC624 from Toronto skidded off the main runway in the direction of the Old Guysborough Road at Halifax International Air early Sunday morning.(TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD OF CANADA)
MORGAN LOWRIE The Canadian Press
Pilots make the final call on whether it’s safe to land a plane in bad weather, such as the conditions that prevailed early Sunday when an...

DAN ARSENAULT Staff Reporter
Air Canada’s vice-president said a crash landing by one of their jets in Halifax early Sunday morning wasn’t due to unsafe weather...

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The Waterfront Development Corp. has bought the former Canadian Coast Guard base on Parker Street in Dartmouth from Ottawa for $6.5 million for an ocean technology centre. (TIM KROCHAK
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The province’s purchase of the former Canadian Coast Guard base on prime Dartmouth waterfrontage for an ocean technology research and innovation...
Dan Leger argues that RBC, with annual profits of more than $9 billion, shouldn’t need to take payroll rebates from Nova Scotia. He writes that when it comes to job creation in Nova Scotia, not much has changed under the McNeil Liberals. (NATHAN DENETTE/CP)
Did I miss a meeting? When did Nova Scotia decide not to forge ahead boldly but to cleave to its old ways like a limpet on a rusty hull? The Liberal...
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Canadian skip Pat Simmons shouts to his sweepers during action against Sweden at the Ford World Curling Championship at Scotiabank Centre on Sunday. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff)
It’s clear that Canada is a strong gold-medal prospect at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship. It’s just as clear it won...

Halifax Rainmen’s Joey Haywood, left, shoots against Island Storm’s Mike Williams during their NBL playoff game in Halifax on March 20. (ADRIEN VECZAN / Staff)
When Joey Haywood steps onto the Homburg Centre court Monday night, he’ll be focused on helping the Halifax Rainmen clinch a spot in the NBL Canada...
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The 2015 Jaguar XF 3.0 AWD. (Justin Pritchard)
An hour or so after leaving the Jaguar XF following a day on the road, you notice something: the buttery leather used on the seats is so fragrant, it...

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