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Stories with place: Nova Scotia
  • Paddling Maine's Kennebec River on Benedict Arnold's trail 
    Updated: May-05-15 9:59 am

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Benedict Arnold and his men should have had it so good when their 1,100-member expedition ventured into the forbidding upper reaches of Maine's Kennebec River in 1775.

  • UK sailors charged with sex assault in Canada relocate 
    Updated: May-01-15 2:23 pm

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia - Four British sailors charged with sexual assault in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will be transferred to a Canadian military base in Alberta where the British military has a presence.

  • Inspired by Scotland, golf course in Atlantic Canada 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 10:12 am

    INVERNESS, Nova Scotia - Ribbons of manicured turf weave through dunes land, connecting the shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the higher elevation of town in this remote corner of Cape Breton Island. Here, a 21st century golf destination has been conceived, inspired by the venerable links courses of Scotland. There is an adjacent pub with samplings of single-malt Scotch, but no motorized golf carts or beer wagons on the course itself.

  • Canada charges 4 British Navy sailors with sex assault 
    Updated: Apr-17-15 4:29 pm

    TORONTO - Canada's military on Friday charged four British Navy sailors with sexual assault causing bodily harm at a Canadian Forces base in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

  • Outdoor adventure at remote lodge in Nova Scotia 
    Updated: Apr-06-15 9:39 am

    IN THE TOBEATIC WILDERNESS, Nova Scotia - Into the forest we went with a mushroom hunter and guide, in search of edibles in the speckled light of a summer afternoon. The finds: golden chanterelles peeking through the moss, reed-thin cucumber root and the grand prize, a brown-capped bolete, which became one of the mushrooms in the beef soup we consumed that evening.