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Halifax Regional Police are investigating a homicide after a man was killed in Dartmouth Friday night. At 10:34 p.m.. police were called to the...

DAN ARSENAULT CRIME REPORTER
She was only 13 or 14, but Lisa was selling her body for sex and advertising for new clients in the escorts section of Backpage.com. She’d...


Ross Boutilier, left, is shown sliding a chequebook over to his partner, Brian Mombourquette, as the two men registered under the province's domestic partnership at the Department of Vital Statistics in 2001. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff/ File)
MICHAEL LIGHTSTONE STAFF REPORTER
This September marks a turning point in the field of human rights in Nova Scotia. It was during that month 10 years ago when history was made: same...

The three-metre-tall statue of Winston Churchill in front of the Spring Garden Road Memorial Library was created by Croatian sculptor Oscar Nemon. (RYAN TAPLIN / Staff)
BRETT BUNDALE HALIFAX CITY HALL
When Peter Zimmer moved to Halifax in 1969, getting a library card was at the top of his to-do list. Forty-five years later, the Spring Garden...

John Johnson Jr., left, and Quentin Doucette of Potlotek First Nation have donated their band council honorariums to others. (STEVE WADDEN)
ERIN POTTIE CAPE BRETON BUREAU
POTLOTEK — In Cape Breton, two Mi’kmaq politicians have chosen to forgo their annual salaries in order to create more wealth in their...

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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...
Don Mills offers a seven-point plan to advance Nova Scotia's economy. (STAFF / File)
As the Ivany commission made clear, it is “now or never” in terms of addressing the economic challenges facing Nova Scotia. Yet the...
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Victoria Gray sits outside her parents’ home in Hubley on Thursday. She moved back home to help better manage her student debt after graduating from Acadia University this year with a B.Sc. in nutrition. (TED PRITCHARD / Staff)
Kaley Kennedy would still be living in Nova Scotia if getting a university education hadn’t put her so far in debt. Kennedy tried to remain in...

Nova Scotia Power workers repair damages caused by post-tropical storm Arthur in Port Williams on July 9. (ADRIEN VECZAN / Staff/ File)
Nova Scotia Power has abandoned recent outsourcing plans after unionized workers agreed to pension changes. The company and Local 1928 of the...
Arts & Life

The New Pornographers, including A.C. Newman and Kathryn Calder, play Saturday at Sandjam 2014 on the Halifax waterfront. The band just released its sixth album, Brill Bruisers. (DARREN CALABRESE)
The New Pornographers’ mastermind Carl Newman will be on familiar turf when the Vancouver-born indie pop heroes play SandJam 2014 on the Halifax...
Tribe of One, an experimental sci-fi play set in the Cadimus Protocol universe, is written and directed by Michael McPhee of The Doppler Effect and runs in the Museum of Natural History through Sept. 7 as part of the Atlantic Fringe Festival. Here are cast members Jake Willett and Sean Skerry with Annie Valentina on the screen. (EMILY JEWER)
It’s exciting to sit in the dark in the Science on a Sphere room at the Museum of Natural History, waiting to be transported to another...
Wheels
The 2014 Jaguar F-Type (Justin Pritchard)
Forget for a moment that the Jaguar F-TYPE is styled like a sheetmetal supermodel, marketed by British villains, and makes a noise at full throttle...
The 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE S Coupe. (Jaguar)
The Jaguar F-TYPE is like a velociraptor in a tuxedo: it’s all snarling and teeth and claws and anger, but classy and gentlemanly about it at...

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If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever. – Alfred Lord Tennyson Ten years ago Murray Salsman lost...
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