A male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash along Highway 1 between Vault Road and Cook Avenue in Wilmot, Annapolis County, on Sunday. (BILL ROBERTS)
LAURA FRASER Staff Reporter
A 62-year-old Halifax man died after his motorcycle ran into a power pole in Wilmot, Annapolis County, this afternoon. Middleton RCMP say it was...


Gervase and Maureen Miller at a walk in New Waterford in April where they demanded answers about death of their teenage son Clayton, who died following a police raid on a teen drinking party in 1995. (ERIN POTTIE / Cape Breton Bureau / File)
MARY ELLEN MacINTYRE STAFF REPORTER
Gone. All documents relating to the 1990 death of a New Waterford teenager up until the year 2000 were destroyed, says a director with the federal...

Const. Rollie Morrison of the Cape Breton Regional Police Service identifies a search area near the home of Kenneth Douglas MacNeil, 50, of Upper Leitches Creek Road, who has been missing since Wednesday. (ERIN POTTIE / Cape Breton Bureau)
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LEITCHES CREEK — Cape Breton Regional Police say the television and lights were left on at a mobile home where an Upper Leitches Creek man...

The 10th annual Wharf Rat Rally in Digby was held this weekend. (BILL ROBERTS)
MARY ELLEN MacINTYRE STAFF REPORTER
The sun glinted off row after row of chromed handlebars and the little waterfront town throbbed with the sound of motorcycles for the past five...


In this two-photograph panel, B.C. Education Minister Peter Fassbender, left, and B.C. Teachers’ Federation president Jim Iker, right, speak about the teachers’ strike during separate news conferences in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday. Public school teachers in B.C. began full-scale strike action in mid-June, following several weeks of rotating walkouts. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
THE CANADIAN PRESS
RICHMOND, B.C. — The British Columbia government said on Sunday it expects to be helping parents pay the costs of daycare because the first day of...

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Alberta’s Dave Hancock, B.C.’s Christy Clark and Saskatchewan’s Brad Wall share a laugh at the premiers’ meeting in Charlottetown on Thursday. (ANDREW VAUGHAN / CP)
Not so long ago, Ontario and Quebec ruled the roost in the Canadian henhouse. Now it takes the two of them to lay an egg. OK, I exaggerate. But the...

P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz is flanked by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, left, and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, right, at the closing news conference of the annual Council of the Federation meeting in Charlottetown on Friday. (ANDREW VAUGHN/CP)
As expected, leaders of Canada’s provinces and territories meeting as the annual Council of the Federation, at sessions that wrapped up Friday in...
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Paul Kent, CEO of the Greater Halifax Partnership, is fighting a progressive neurogenerative disease similar to Parkinson’s. (TED PRITCHARD / Staff/ File)
It’s not so much the loss of control over his limbs, the inevitability of the wheelchair, and the very real possibility of developing early-...
Steve Day plays Silvio Plachowski in Waiting for Batteries. (YouTube)
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