The Journal Pioneer
Calgary UCP candidate says threats of 'smear campaign' prompted resignation
Credibility of estranged wife at centre of Joshua Boyle assault trial
Marking X for sex designation now an option on Saskatchewan driver's licence
Despite warning from police, Stellarton man remains committed to filling in potholes off Exit 23
Edmonton judge rules Khadr's sentence has expired
More students become 'sugar babies' to pay for university
Canadian man accused of spying in China gets visit by consular officials
OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says consular officials in China paid a visit Monday to detained former diplomat Michael Kovrig. It is the fifth time Kovrig has received a consular visit since he was detained by Chinese authorities in ...
N.S. rejects custom licence plates like WARPIG, DAWIFE and SMRTASS
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is trying to maintain a level of decorum when it comes to custom licence plates, saying personal monikers like WARPIG and SMRTASS won't pass muster. Also rejected were phrases like DAWIFE, DTHCRUZ and HOTNAN after they ...
'It will get worse': Perilous times for kids hit by cyclone in three African countries
BEIRA, Mozambique - Her name is Chuva, which in Portuguese means rain. For four days that was all she saw as she clung to her rooftop in the cyclone's aftermath and prayed to be saved. Maria Chuva clasped her 5-year-old daughter, Amiel, to her ...
Nova Scotia Nurses' Union raises alarm on emergency room overcrowding
HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Nurses' Union is raising the alarm about higher-than-normal overcrowding levels in hospital emergency rooms, saying the pressure is making it difficult to retain nurses. The union says a recent survey of its membership found ...
15 Canadians on cruise ship that was stranded off Norway; one injured
STAVANGER, Norway — Norwegian officials are investigating why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,300 people, including 15 Canadians, set sail despite storm warnings and forced a major evacuation after a mayday call had been issued. Global ...
Inquest into fatal Radiohead stage collapse set to get underway today in Toronto
An inquest is set to get underway today into the fatal stage collapse at a Radiohead concert in Toronto nearly seven years ago. The band's drum technician, Scott Johnson, was killed when a massive structure crashed down on him on June 16, 2012 ...
Former ski coach Charest released as he appeals sex-related convictions
MONTREAL — Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest will be released from prison as he appeals his convictions on sex-related charges involving young skiers. "He does not present a risk of flight, nor a risk of committing another ...
'High risk' sex offender being released into Halifax suburb, RCMP warn
HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia RCMP's Facebook page lit up with complaints Monday after the national police force warned a sex offender was being released into a Halifax suburb. The Mounties issued a public advisory about the release of 31-year-old ...
Man charged in stabbing of Montreal priest sent for psychiatric evaluation
MONTREAL — A Montreal man charged with the attempted murder of a Catholic priest last week was ordered Monday to undergo an evaluation at a psychiatric hospital. The Crown and defence agreed that Vlad Cristian Eremia should go to Montreal's ...
Famed Nova Scotia treasure hunter did it his way, reverend tells funeral
MARTINS POINT, N.S. — An American man who dedicated his life to finding treasure on Nova Scotia's Oak Island was remembered Monday as a larger-than-life figure who became a pillar in the community he made home for more than 50 years. Roughly 120 ...