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Portuguese man-of-war showing up far from home in Atlantic waters

Portuguese man-of-war showing up far from home in Atlantic waters

Unwanted visitors of the gelatinous kind are being spotted in Nova Scotia waters, spooking some swimmers who have come across the potentially lethal species.
Pumpkin the great white shark shows up off Cheverie

Pumpkin the great white shark shows up off Cheverie

The 300-kilogram shark, which was tagged with a transmitter off Cape Cod last summer, is likely feeding on seals in the Minas Basin.
Frank Magazine editor, publisher arraigned on charges of breaching publication ban

Frank Magazine editor, publisher arraigned on charges of breaching publication ban

A Halifax woman has launched a private prosecution alleging that Andrew Douglas and Coltsfoot Publishing violated the province's Children and Family Services Act by identifying her and her ex-husband as being involved in a child protection hearing.
Sydney man dies at Port Hood Beach after apparent medical emergency while in the water

Sydney man dies at Port Hood Beach after apparent medical emergency while in the water

'The woman was brought safely back, while the man, after several attempts at resuscitation were made, was pronounced dead,' Inverness RCMP said in a news release.
PET CORNER: Spay-and-neuter funding program from HRM ain’t broke, don’t fix it

PET CORNER: Spay-and-neuter funding program from HRM ain’t broke, don’t fix it

It's now almost August. No money has been issued to anyone. Not the SPCA or any other rescue. I guess the unaltered outdoor cats didn't get the message. They're still spitting out kittens like it's their job. So what's going on?
GLASS ACT: Riesling’s a versatile wine with a clear sense of self

GLASS ACT: Riesling’s a versatile wine with a clear sense of self

There really is nothing to lose by trying Riesling on for size. Light and complex, it delivers fruit, earth, flowers and honey to your glass. Whether you like it sweet, dry or somewhere in between, Riesling will meet you at your sweet (or not) spot.
JOHN DeMONT: Searching for ghosts of the past in buildings of today

JOHN DeMONT: Searching for ghosts of the past in buildings of today

With a little imagination, watching the demolition of old buildings on Sackville Street can transport the viewer to centuries past.
Halifax transgender actress happy to be in a film about transitioning

Halifax transgender actress happy to be in a film about transitioning

Female transgender actress Michelle Raine can relate to her character Don in Shelley Thompson's new short film Pearls, about a teen transitioning in a rural community.
Girl, 7, injured in farm accident dies

Girl, 7, injured in farm accident dies

The girl was critically injured in Annapolis County on Wednesday night when she was struck by a tractor that was mowing hay.
A Flanders field to see new Canadian memorial

A Flanders field to see new Canadian memorial

A Nova Scotia duo are leading the effort to install Canada Gate at Passchendaele. It will be unveiled on Nov. 10 at the battle site in Belgium.