Crosby to fans: ‘Who wouldn’t want to come home to this?’

via The Chronicle Herald (Videos can be watched by clicking the link) Thousands fill streets of Cole Harbour to welcome hockey hero home ‘Who won’t want to come back to this,’ Crosby tells fans Thousands of residents lined the streets of Cole Harbour Saturday to watch as hometown hockey legend Sidney Crosby hoisted the Stanley Cup … Continue reading Crosby to fans: ‘Who wouldn’t want to come home to this?’

British sailor recovering after ‘textbook’ rescue off N.S. coast

via The Chronicle Herald A British sailor is recovering in Queen Elizabeth II after being airlifted from a yacht last Friday in what is being hailed as a “textbook” operation. Chris Drummond, a sixty-two-year-old British sailor from High Wycombe, was rescued roughly 220 miles from Halifax. As of Sunday afternoon, he was still in hospital receiving … Continue reading British sailor recovering after ‘textbook’ rescue off N.S. coast

Stewiacke cousins complete ocean voyage on wooden schooner

via The Chronicle Herald Two cousins from Stewiacke sailed into the Halifax Harbour this weekend after five months on a wooden schooner that took them five years to build. The Katie Belle was carried into the harbour by a light breeze from the east Saturday. The 24-metre schooner glided past the Bluenose II in full sail, … Continue reading Stewiacke cousins complete ocean voyage on wooden schooner

Kayaker De Jonge clinches spot on Canadian Olympic team

via The Chronicle Herald Halifax kayaker Mark de Jonge qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday—and the Olympic bronze medalist is now on the hunt for gold. “My goal this year isn’t just to make it to the Olympics,” de Jonge said on Sunday. “It’s to do well at the Olympics.” Just the day … Continue reading Kayaker De Jonge clinches spot on Canadian Olympic team