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September 7, 2018 10:09 PM NHLers rate Tavares deal from multiple angles

“I was hoping he would sign with us,” said Kane, “but I like the fact a big-time free agent left and did something you don’t see too much in the NHL. I think it sets a tone, sets a precedent for players. I like the fact he had the courage to make that move.” It’s fair to say that what other NHLers thought of Tavares’ decision was based, at least a bit, on geography 7

August 24, 2018 7:13 PM Former Nova Scotia premier considering 2019 run for Conservatives

Cape Breton-Canso has been a Liberal stronghold for almost two decades. Rodger Cuzner, a longtime MP who is well-liked on both sides of the aisle in the House of Commons, has held the riding since 2000. Over six elections, Cuzner has never finished with less than 46 per cent of the vote. In the Liberals 2015 Atlantic wave, he finished with the support 8

August 21, 2018 6:14 PM Irving Oil signs deal to acquire Irish-based group of energy companies

“We are looking forward to joining Irving Oil and continuing to grow and develop our business under its umbrella,” Top Oil chief executive Gerard Boylan said in a statement. A news release from Irving said Top Oil recently expanded operations into aviation fuel, and sells more than one billion litres of fuel every year to commercial and residential consumers 16

August 17, 2018 9:06 PM No changes planned to push Irving out of National Shipbuilding Strategy, Brison says

“The men and women of the Halifax Shipyard are concerned that these remarks signal the possible redirection of shipbuilding work out of Atlantic Canada. These are well-paying, good jobs, won fairly through a competitive process.” But Scott Brison, a Nova Scotia MP and president of the Treasury Board of Canada, said Irving’s role within the shipbuilding 12

August 17, 2018 4:10 PM Current Miss America says leadership bullied, manipulated and silenced her

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson. In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of punishment. Her letter exponentially increased the turmoil surrounding 11

August 7, 2018 1:40 PM Bullets flew at a Florida ‘Peace in the City’ event for kids. An armed bystander was ready

It was a Saturday afternoon in the park, the Florida sunshine barrelling down out of a cloudless sky. More than 150 kids flew around the grass, pinballing between two bounce houses and a pavilion. Organizers dubbed the occasion “Peace in the City,” an anti-violence back-to-school event in Titusville, a town on the Sunshine State’s Atlantic Coast 45-minutes 18

August 5, 2018 10:41 PM Search for an entangled right whale in Bay of Fundy could be called off after Monday

GRAND MANAN, N.B.—There is still no sign of an entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted last week in the Bay of Fundy, as the Campobello Whale Rescue Team remains on standby hoping for good news. Jerry Conway with the rescue team said the search is an expensive operation and it might be called off if nothing is found Monday, which marks a week since 26

July 31, 2018 12:14 PM Entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted in Bay of Fundy, officials say

GRAND MANAN, N.B.—Fisheries and Oceans Canada says an entangled North Atlantic right whale has been spotted off Grand Manan, N.B. It says the Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station is tracking the whale about 22 nautical miles east of the community. The department says the Campobello Whale Rescue Team is unable to respond to assess the whale’s 17

July 26, 2018 7:28 PM Retirees are driving up prices of waterfront cottages in Canada

British Columbia had the biggest jump in prices among the provinces at 19 per cent, with the cost of a waterfront property in Tofino soaring as much as 112 per cent to $1.4 million ($1.07 million) and 21 per cent in the ski resort of Whistler to $790,000. In Ontario, prices jumped by 15 per cent, with a waterfront spread in Wasaga Beach rising 18 per cent to $950,000. Prices 24

July 25, 2018 11:44 PM Demi Lovato’s Echo Beach show cancelled in wake of overdose

A benefit concert that was to feature pop singer Demi Lovato at Toronto’s Echo Beach this weekend has been cancelled. RBC says tickets will automatically be refunded for Sunday’s RBCxMusic, which was to also include singer-songwriter Jason Mraz. Lovato was reportedly hospitalized for an overdose this week. A representative for the pop star said in a statement 22