John Lewandowski, THE CANADIAN PRESS

Occupy Nova Scotia mulls eviction notice

HALIFAX - Occupy Nova Scotia protesters mulled their options Wednesday after getting an eviction notice to leave the public square in front of Halifax City Hall.Mayor Peter Kelly wants the group to move to another space by the early evening of Nov. 6 so the Grand Parade can be cleaned up and...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 10:15 PM

Ont. takes control of 2010 Brier with 9-0 record

HALIFAX, N.S. - Glenn Howard keeps on rolling at the Tim Hortons Brier.The Ontario skip clinched a playoff spot Wednesday with a 9-5 win over Newfoundland and Labrador's Brad Gushue and an 8-4 defeat of Manitoba's Jeff Stoughton.At 9-0, Ontario is guaranteed a trip to the No. 1 versus No. 2 Page...

Thursday, March 11, 2010, 5:43 AM

Unknown Quebec rink making impact at Brier; Ont. still perfect after 11 draws

HALIFAX, N.S. - They are the mystery men at the Tim Hortons Brier, but anyone who plays Serge Reid's rink will tell you they are making their presence felt.The Quebec foursome out of the Kenogami Curling Club in Jonquiere sits at 5-2 after hammering Saskatchewan 10-2, before needing an extra end...

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 4:00 AM

Alberta's Kevin Koe joins Ontario's Glenn Howard atop standings at Brier

HALIFAX, N.S. - Ontario's Glenn Howard has some company at the top of the 2010 Tim Hortons Brier standings.Alberta's Kevin Koe joined the three-time Brier winner at 3-0 after downing Brad Gushue's Newfoundland and Labrador rink 7-6, in a seesaw battle that wasn't decided until the 10th end Sunday....

Monday, March 8, 2010, 4:02 AM

Opening draws in Tim Hortons 2010 Brier about to get underway in Halifax

HALIFAX, N.S. - It took an Olympic gold medal and regional upset to change what seemed to be the natural order of things at this year's Canadian men's curling championship.For the first time in 11 years, Alberta is sending a rink skipped by someone other than Kevin Martin or Randy Ferbey to the Tim...

Friday, March 5, 2010, 5:49 AM

Mike Danton debuts with Saint Mary's Huskies in first game since prison release

HALIFAX, N.S. - Mike Danton showed little rust in his first hockey game in almost six years Wednesday night, scoring once, making and receiving big hits, and showing the hustle and skill that took him to the NHL.The 29-year-old forward made his CIS hockey debut with the Saint Mary's Huskies during...

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 4:15 AM

Former NHLer Mike Danton says he wants to leave his criminal past behind

HALIFAX, N.S. - It was only a few short steps from his chair to the podium and a wall of television cameras, but for Mike Danton it was a walk he hoped would take him a million miles from his past.In his first public comments since coming to Halifax, the former NHL player - who was convicted and...

Friday, January 22, 2010, 12:22 AM

Dog who led search crews to lost seven-year-old Nova Scotia boy attends funeral

SYDNEY, N.S. - James Delorey's dog hung its head outside the window of a hearse at the boy's funeral service Monday, a moment that symbolized the loyalty the faithful family pet displayed for the seven-year-old boy.Chance sat in the front passenger seat as the funeral procession arrived at a church...

Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 12:00 AM

Funeral for lost seven-year-old N.S. boy draws search crew members, police

SYDNEY, N.S. - Police, paramedics and ground searchers each placed a spruce cutting on top of James Delorey's casket following a funeral Monday for the little boy who died last week after spending two nights lost in woods.The seven-year-old's disappearance and death captured national attention...

Monday, December 14, 2009, 10:27 PM

Funeral service pays final respects to Donald Marshall, remembers his humility

SYDNEY, N.S. - Holding an eagle feather above Donald Marshall's coffin on Monday, Alan Knockwood came to say goodbye to his friend.Knockwood joined hundreds of mourners at Marshall's funeral service, remembering the man whose wrongful murder conviction led to a royal commission on the state of the...

Monday, August 10, 2009, 9:33 PM

Mourners remember Donald Marshall at funeral service in Cape Breton church

SYDNEY, N.S. - Several hundred mourners gathered Monday to remember the life of Donald Marshall, the man whose wrongful murder conviction uncovered glaring problems in Nova Scotia's justice system.Marshall died last week in hospital after complications linked to a double lung transplant six years...

Monday, August 10, 2009, 3:59 PM