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Cape Breton Screaming Eagles take 3-0 playoff series lead over Gatineau Olympiques

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles take 3-0 playoff series lead over Gatineau Olympiques

Cape Breton has an opportunity to sweep the first-round best-of-seven Quebec Major Junior Hockey League series Wednesday night in Gatineau.
Huskies blank Mooseheads 2-0 to take series lead

Huskies blank Mooseheads 2-0 to take series lead

The Halifax Mooseheads finished 33 points and 13 places behind the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in the regular season but for a third straight playoff game the Mooseheads stayed with the Huskies Tuesday night. Rouyn-Noranda won the game 2-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the opening-round series.
Two men from N.L. charged after drugs seized from vehicle in Port Hastings

Two men from N.L. charged after drugs seized from vehicle in Port Hastings

Police seized almost five kilograms of marijuana and 100 grams of shatter.
JOHN DeMONT: Dubious behaviour and being heard over the unruly din

JOHN DeMONT: Dubious behaviour and being heard over the unruly din

I have never, not even in my salad days, felt the urge to try and breastfeed a stranger’s baby.
Princess of Acadia to be scrapped

Princess of Acadia to be scrapped

The federal government has issued a request for proposals to dismantle the old Digby ferry, which it replaced in 2015 with a more modern ship.
Law school grad accused of killing girlfriend fires lawyers month before Halifax trial

Law school grad accused of killing girlfriend fires lawyers month before Halifax trial

Nicholas Jordan Butcher, 34, is charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of yoga instructor Kristin Johnston last March. His jury trial is set to begin April 24 in Nova Scotia Supreme Court.
Ex-South Shore man committed to stand trial for first-degree murder in mother’s death

Ex-South Shore man committed to stand trial for first-degree murder in mother’s death

John Robert (Jack) Buckley, 23, of Montreal was arrested last April on Highway 103 and charged with killing Victoria Brauns-Buckley.
N.S. Liberal government bucks trend, promises back-to-back balanced budgets

N.S. Liberal government bucks trend, promises back-to-back balanced budgets

Finance Minister Randy Delorey says his pre-election budget will also raise tax-relief threshold and reduce regulation costs.
HRM councillor apologizes for ‘Chinese fire drill’ video

HRM councillor apologizes for ‘Chinese fire drill’ video

Coun. Matt Whitman called the video a lapse in judgment, and said he didn't mean to use what he now understands is 'an insensitive term.'
Bail hearing postponed for pair arrested after shots fired in North Preston on March 14

Bail hearing postponed for pair arrested after shots fired in North Preston on March 14

Markel Jason Downey, 21, of Cole Harbour and Shiquawn Marcel Upshaw-Paris, 20, of Halifax made brief appearances Tuesday in Dartmouth provincial court. A third man, Keauno Remello Fraser, 20, of North Preston, was granted bail last week and placed on house arrest at his parents’ home.