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Eddie Cornwallis

Diana Whalen & her ziplock baggies

If I was a Halifax criminal defence lawyer I’d be licking my chops over the bloody mess that is the Halifax Police handling of evidence.

Village Blacksmith Diaries

The Village Blacksmith Diaries...

Dear Diary, Guess where I wuz to? I wuz ways across da ocean again. I wuz in London. Ya knows da one in England. Yep. Dats da one. I wuz back dere visitin’ again. Great Caesar’s Ghost, is dey ever really gettin’ to knows me in London, England.

Frank Cameron

Let’s send all those rodents to Glass Bay!

The Global anchors in Toronto who pretend to be originating in Halifax pulled another boner the other week. The anchor is the female weekend anchor so get your mind out of the gutter.

Frank Covers

13
Jul
Who was Catherine Campbell? Exclusive: a troubled cop, and a police force's attempts to whitewash her image

Who was Catherine Campbell? Exclusive: a troubled cop, and a police force's attempts to whitewash her image

While Christopher Calvin Garnier’s murder trial is months away — the preliminary hearing is scheduled to begin on July 11, just after my deadline — defence lawyer Joel Pink has confirmed to Frank Magazine that his desire is to make the victim’s police disciplinary record a part of the case.
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27
Jun
Daddy Dearest Panopalis's sexual assault case

Daddy Dearest Panopalis's sexual assault case

A well-known local retired restaurateur’s alleged Greco-roaming hands have him in hot water with the legal system.
Bedford rezzie Tom Panopalis, 73, was quietly charged with one count of sexual assault this winter.

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Cape Breton Chit Chat

Glace Bay man with stupid mustache accused of bilking pops

Look at this happy fella with the handlebar mustache posing for a photograph with his dear old dad!

Playwright Ryan checks into the Butterscotch Palace

Ryan Van Horne doesn’t care much for stereotypes. He likes to smash them. Eviscerate them actually, absolutely disembowel them. One paragraph, one sentence, one word at a time.

Media Madness

When Doug Saunders owned Marv Albert

During my 20 or so years of covering sporting events for the network division of CBC Sports, I always found that courtesy and manners were worth their weight in gold. Especially when visiting a foreign country.

Media Madness this week...

Chronicle Herald publisher Sarah Dennis continues to keep a little shy of the workplace, as does her husband Mr. Sarah Dennis. Otherwise known as Mark Lever, Herald CEO.

Frank Letters

Hate speech alert!

Dear Frank: Re: Out Of The Mouths Of Babes, by Andrew Douglas, July 5
Shame you couldn’t come up with something original, and you had to shit on someone else.

Where we’d be without the ‘anti-developers’

Dear Frank: Re: A New Player In The Development Wars, by Blake Hunsley, Frank 745.
I attended a development meeting many years ago when the late Mayor Edmund Morris commented to a speaker, “If your argument is good you do not have to put down another speaker.”

Urban Undulations

More local Hells Angels revealed!

After untold hours of street-level surveillance, the Frankland Outlaw Biker Intelligence Unit is proud to unveil another crop of names connected to the new Hells Angels chapter in Musquodoboit Harbour.

Not a Hallmark Moment

Meet Christian Hall. The owner/operator of Halifax-based Hallmark Dental Lab, Christian is seen here in the hallway of the fabulous Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York during his attendance at a dental doohickey convention a few weeks ago. Why is he lying down?

Speaker's Corner

Ron & Reid still wonder about that $34K

Former Nova Scotia Attorney General Ron Giffin, 73, of Truro, tells me it continues to be one of the biggest mysteries to hit the shire town of Colchester County in quite some time: the case of the $34,000 charitable donation.

Thrilling to the skirl of the pipes with Senator Jimbo

My word, what an honour it was to be under the same roof as Sen. Jim Cowan the other night at the N.S. Tattoo. I’m still not over it.

Wanker of the Week

A glimpse into Peter Kelly's future....

The horror, the horror.
In 2012, citizens of Halifax were horrified when it came to light that Mayor Peter Kelly had seemingly lined his and his son’s pockets out of his deceased friend’s estate.

WINNER of the Week, Lorelei Burgess

While Wanker of the Week is generally more my style, every once in awhile an individual emerges who forces my organ to set aside the nastiness, the negativity, and embrace an individual who represents everything that is good and just in the world.
Step forward, Lorelei Burgess.

Law & Disorder

More local Hells Angels revealed!

After untold hours of street-level surveillance, the Frankland Outlaw Biker Intelligence Unit is proud to unveil another crop of names connected to the new Hells Angels chapter in Musquodoboit Harbour.

Frankland Philanthropist of the Week award

The mother of a child whose likeness was used by what she calls a charity scammer tells me the sorry story isn’t over yet.

Guy Pothier

History as we remember it...

1066 and All That is the famous spoof satirical history of England, written in 1930 by W.C. Sellar and R.J. Yeatman, enshrining the triumphalist, Imperialist, Whiggish, chauvinist history of Britain as remembered by Hyde Park tub thumpers, and club/pub bores in the Home Counties.

Everything’s up to date in, erm, Halifax City...

Oklahoma is often regarded as the first classic Broadway musical on a more or less contemporary theme. Written in 1943, it was actually set in 1912, a few years after Oklahoma became the 46th state.

Bevboy's Radio Daze

Valley of Fear / South Shore

Acadia design squabble

It’s a passing grade for Acadia University in court, just in time for summer vacation.