Rob Nicholson, Canada’s minister of defence, is shown Friday during the Halifax International Security Forum. Peter Van Praagh, the forum’s president, says ISIL is sending messages to participants and staff at the forum. (STAFF)
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ISIL is sending messages to participants and staff at the Halifax International Security Forum, the conference’s top official said Saturday...

The Halifax Mooseheads and Rimouski Oceanic face-off tonight at Scotiabank Centre. Follow our live blog.
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The Halifax Mooseheads hosted the Rimouski Oceanic on Saturday night in QMJHL action at Scotiabank Centre. Reporter Willy Palov, along with...

Demonstrators gathered Saturday in Cornwallis Park to protest the presence of military and political leaders at the Halifax International Security Conference in the nearby Westin Nova Scotian hotel. (THE CHRONICLE HERALD)
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Ideological extremism. Insurgencies. Terrorist groups. Civilian targets. Suicide bombers. Crazed martyrs. Schools and hospitals used for...

The Sumarah Brothers, Roger, left, and Albert are a living link between the halcyon days of the North End and today's new hipster version. They still like to spend time their hangout on Gottingen Street in Halifax. (Staff)
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Morning on a Friday, meaning the Sumarah brothers are where they usually are — in the garage office of their Gottingen Street building...

The runway at the Margaree municipal airport. (STEVE WADDEN)
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It sits a half-hour away from a major new golf course that’s reportedly attracted the likes of Warren Buffett and Jerry Seinfeld. And its...

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Second World War veteran Allan Bolduc, 91, shows his French Legion of Honour medal, at centre top, at a ceremony at Ste. Anne’s Veterans Hospital, Que., earlier this month. Veterans’ groups are angry at the Harper government for using money budgeted for veterans to pay down the debt. (CP)
Talk about adding insult to injury. For years, Canada’s veterans and their ombudsman have been hammering Ottawa for failing to provide...

Former Reform Party leader Preston Manning prefers the term “carbon pricing” to carbon tax but Jim Meek figures you should call a tax a tax. (Staff)
Choose the right words and you can change the world. If I call Joan Jessome a union “activist,” she’s probably out there disrupting traffic and her...
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Afternoon sun backlights the exhaust coming from the smokestacks of the Tuft’s Cove power generating plant in Dartmouth in this 2009 file photo. The province has imposed new limits on air pollution emissions from Nova Scotia Power Inc. (STAFF / File)
The province has imposed new limits on air pollution and mercury emissions from Nova Scotia Power Inc.’s coal-burning generating plants, in a move to...
The runway at the Margaree municipal airport. (STEVE WADDEN)
It sits a half-hour away from a major new golf course that’s reportedly attracted the likes of Warren Buffett and Jerry Seinfeld. And its...
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Mount Allison Mounties Emmanuel Musangu dives for some extra yards against the McMaster Marauders during the first half of the CIS 2014 Mitchell Bowl in Hamilton on Saturday. (PETER POWER / The Canadian Press)
HAMILTON — Mark Mackie and Wayne Moore stepped up when the McMaster Marauders needed them most. Mackie was named most valuable player of the Mitchell...

Manitoba Bisons quarterback Jordan Yantz (10) leaps over Montreal Carabins’ Maiko Zepeda during second half CIS university football semifinal action in Montreal on Saturday. (GRAHAM HUGHES / The Canadian Press)
MONTREAL — The University of Montreal Carabins almost let it slip away, but they have booked their ticket to the Vanier Cup game. Gabriel Cousineau...
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William Shatner, seen here as marshal at the Calgary Stampeded in July, is joining the cast of Haven. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / File)
William Shatner will join the cast of Haven next year. The Star Trek legend will star in four episodes next year of the TV series, which is shot on...
East Margaree stained glass artist Polycarpe LeBlanc holds up one of his landscapes in the landscape of the Margaree Valley.
Polycarpe LeBlanc spent his childhood trying to avoid his old-fashioned Acadian name. Today, he proudly uses it for the Polycarpe Art Glass Studio...
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When I was just little, my Grandmother Iris was my favourite person in the universe, partly because she got me a very special toy. It was a little...
The 2015 Chrysler 300C is introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. The annual event is open to the public beginning Nov. 21. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LOS ANGELES -- One out of every 10 new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was purchased in California. So it's no wonder automakers save some of...

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Hi Deb, I have a fireplace in the living room with windows on either side.  Do you think the best set up is with the sofa across from the...
Learn all about time-honoured textiles, cook’s kitchens, bed culture, fine dining and more in the inimitable French style. (Photograph by Dan Piassick from The French Way with Design by Betty Lou Phillips, Gibbs Smith.)
I am inspired by many of the details found in French design, both old and new. The regal yet comfortable form of a bergère chair, the...
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