Environment Canada warns that some part of Nova Scotia could get as much as 70 millimetres of rain between Sunday evening and Monday morning. (CHRISTIAN LAFORCE / Staff / File)
STEVE BRUCE STAFF REPORTER
Environment Canada has issued rainfall and wind warnings for parts of Nova Scotia. The rain is expected to begin Sunday evening and end Monday...


The first of two trials in a high-profile child pornography case is scheduled to get underway in Halifax youth court Monday. (FILE)
STEVE BRUCE COURT REPORTER
The first of two trials in a high-profile child pornography case is scheduled to get underway in Halifax youth court Monday. An Eastern Passage man...

Nova Scotia is as spectacular from the air as it is sailing its seas. From the air, the popular hiking trail Cape Spit is a long jutting peninsula in an otherwise canvas of bright blue sea and sky. (GORDON DELANEY / Valley Bureau)
GORDON DELANEY VALLEY BUREAU
WATERVILLE — This is a province long known for its seafaring tradition. But Nova Scotia is as spectacular from the air as it is sailing...


Supporters of the The People`s Climate March gather at the base of Citadel Hill on Sunday advocating for more environmentally friendly practices. (TED PRITCHARD)
DAN ARSENAULT STAFF REPORTER
Alison Chipman of Dartmouth tried not to swing her cane much as she and about 400 others marched for climate protection Sunday in downtown Halifax...


 Nova Scotia grape growers are expecting a good quality crop this year, but volume may be down. (GORDON DELANEY / Valley Bureau)
GORDON DELANEY VALLEY BUREAU
LAKEVILLE — Nova Scotia grape growers are expecting a good quality crop this year, but volume may be down after an unusually cold winter, some...

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A joke went around Joe’s workplace in Halifax every year when head office sent word it was performance appraisal time. “Recycling Day,” said Joe, who...

The 70 members of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition want the the North Atlantic Fisheries Organization to do more to protect deep sea species from the effects of bottom trawling. (CONTRIBUTED)
Environmentalists want the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization to do more to protect deep sea species from bottom trawling. “We want NAFO to...
Sports
Halifax Mooseheads goalie Kevin Resop fails to stop a shot from Saint John Sea Dogs Adam Marsh in the second period of Saturday night’s QMJHL action in Halifax. (TED PRITCHARD/ Staff)
At least the Halifax Mooseheads made progress over the weekend. They started off with a sloppy 3-0 loss to the Moncton Wildcats on Friday and then...

Kyle Farrell of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles comes close on a scoring chance against Charlottetown Islanders goaltender Daryl MacCallum at Centre 200 in Sydney on Saturday. (STEVE WADDEN)
Bradley Lalonde wasn't feeling quite like himself during the second intermission so the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles defenceman consulted his buddy...
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James Spader plays Raymond Reddington in The Blacklist. Season 2 starts Monday at 11 on Global and NBC. (NBC)
TORONTO — Megan Boone says James Spader’s intense performance “sets the tone” for thriller series The Blacklist. As rookie FBI profiler Elizabeth...
The Wallace Bay National Wildlife Area near Pugwash is a serene four-kilometre looped trail where the silence is broken only by birdsong and the occasional quacking of startled ducks as they fly away from intruders. (FRANCES WILLICK)
I think I have a crush on Pugwash. It’s not just the adorable name, which conjures up images of a wet dog (which everyone knows is the cutest...
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An RCMP officer might rack up plenty of cruiser kilometres but his primary on-the-job purpose is police work. Same is the case with firemen, park...
The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Euro spec). Helmut Harringer
TORONO — I had a call from a friend of mine the other day, who just happens to work for a fleet vehicle management agency. He was in dire...

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Before we know it, the snow will be flying and we’ll want neatly stacked, dry firewood to stoke our rec room stove. (123RF)
We’re running out of weekends to “get the wood in.” Before we know it (don’t shoot the messenger), the snow will be flying...
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Legal aid in Nova Scotia is about to become more accessible to more people. “Nova Scotia is taking a new strategic direction to help more...
With so many of our domestic farm animal breeds being threatened due to a pervasive practice of crossbreeding, it’s nice to know some local...
Antigonish chef Damian Liengme had the opportunity to work with a few world-renown chefs recently during the Right Some Good food festival in Cape...