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Halifax researcher to lead study of Syrian refugees

Halifax researcher to lead study of Syrian refugees

A Dalhousie University researcher is heading up a national study on how Syrian refugee children are faring in Canada.
JOHN DeMONT: Happily on the road to nowhere

JOHN DeMONT: Happily on the road to nowhere

Despite all of the clutter, travelling by four wheels can still make you feel what auto company marketing departments call “the freedom of the open road,” no matter if you’re never more than a text away from kids or bosses or anyone else who needs you.
British sailors' hearing into Shearwater sex charges extended into September

British sailors' hearing into Shearwater sex charges extended into September

Three members of Royal Navy hockey team stand accused of gang-raping a woman at barracks in April 2015.
Christopher Garnier ordered to stand trial in killing of off-duty Truro police officer

Christopher Garnier ordered to stand trial in killing of off-duty Truro police officer

Halifax man headed to Nova Scotia Supreme Court on charges of second-degree murder, indecently interfering with Catherine Campbell's remains.
Guysborough County man faces charges of uttering threats, careless use of rifle

Guysborough County man faces charges of uttering threats, careless use of rifle

A 20-year-old Boylston, Guysborough County, man was arrested Thursday morning after complaints of threats against citizens that included the discharge of a rifle Wednesday evening.
Lunenburg RCMP charge six teens with mischief

Lunenburg RCMP charge six teens with mischief

A half-dozen teenagers are being charged with mischief following a four-month investigation by Lunenburg District RCMP into complaints of damage to property and arson.
Halifax police on lookout for south-end vehicle vandals

Halifax police on lookout for south-end vehicle vandals

After a rash of vandalism targeting vehicles in the south end of Halifax since late April, police want the public to keep their eyes peeled for suspicious activity.
New restrictions against Lyle Howe not connected to Cape Breton case, barristers society says

New restrictions against Lyle Howe not connected to Cape Breton case, barristers society says

There are now 38 restrictions on Howe, who is in the midst of a disciplinary hearing before the society.
Man who bolted from police faces slew of charges after Cole Harbour robbery

Man who bolted from police faces slew of charges after Cole Harbour robbery

Man also charged with escaping custody and flight from police
Warming ocean water kills kelp off Nova Scotia's coast

Warming ocean water kills kelp off Nova Scotia's coast

The loss of the kelp beds has caused a 'catastrophic' shift to algae turf that carpets the ocean floor, according to new research out of Dalhousie University.