I am overjoyed to report that although Dal environmental studies professor Michelle Adams is moving to Sydney to be with her man, newly minted CBU president David Wheeler, the professional engineer and former naval officer will continue to teach at Dalhousie.
Did you hear the one about the boobs at a recent office party at Sydney’s Community Services office?
Award-winning writer/director Jackie Torrens (Trailer Park Boys, CBC Radio) has a request that’s been making the rounds of some of the bluer parts of the internet.
While friends and family continue to mourn Cape Breton music legend Rita MacNeil, who died following “complications” while recovering from surgery at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, some members of the national media have been quickly running for cover in the wake of a most unexpected scandal.
Dear Frank: I realize that many political commentators live in an echo chamber, whatever side of the spectrum they are, but sometimes I still get a chuckle out of how silly they are.
Dear Frank: While it turns out Rita MacNeil probably didn’t die of a hospital-borne infection at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, I know I developed hives and nausea listening to Joella Foulds on CBC this afternoon, as she described her ever-so-close relationship with Rita in her patented self-
There are good crackers and there are bad crackers. This is a story about the worst cracker of them all.
I would imagine Halifax and Port Hawkesbury bargain hunters are devestated over the pending closures of The Bagain Shop (TBS) outlets on Young Street and in the Strait area.
Remember that time when autism funding was turned into a political football?
Despite what Manning MacDonald apparently thinks, showing up at the House of Assembly is, in fact, part of what's he paid to do as a MLA for Cape Breton South.
Dartmouth dealership and repair shop Chebucto Ford Sales has filed a defence claiming it is not at fault for keeping a local company’s truck (purchased at Chebucto Ford) for 112 days for repairs.
A Halifax woman is seeking compensation for a a midtown smash-up she says caused her pain and suffering.
Goats are intelligent and inquisitive creatures. Extremely utilitarian as well. Whether you need a cart pulled or have a hankering for some tasty cheese or a good curry, a goat has your back.
It wasn’t until the late 1950s that scientists made a definitive connection between cigarette smoking and lung cancer. In the decades leading up to that point people suspected a link, but there was no tangible proof.
Disbarred Sackville lawyer Dick Murtha finally got a break. He was granted a judicial stay on April 24 that brought an end to a five-year courtroom disaster and the 21 charges against him that alleged he bilked clients out of $200,000.
After two years of swearing his innocence, ex-Truro teaching assistant Todd Canton is now claiming that he was forced to plead guilty to two of the three child sex-related charges.
While there’s news on the Robie Foods front, it sadly does not involve the return of the legendary local chow mein chow-down spot.
This issue’s real estate find isn’t likely to appeal to the urbanite demographic of condo dwellers who shun suburban life, but for the right person 155 Aberdeen Drive, going for a cool $1.1 million, is a gem.
The province’s Serious Incident Response Team has found three officers from the Chester RCMP unit did everything they could to prevent a suicide in November.
I hear a long-term spat between two racehorse owners allegedly deteriorated into a v. ugly scene at the annual Truro Harness Horse Owners Association banquet on the evening of March 30 at the Truro Horsemans Club.