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10
Jun
The Three Tragic Musketeers

The Three Tragic Musketeers

They thought of themselves as the Three Musketeers. Three teenage girls working the Hollis Street stroll in the mid 1980s. Two of them were murdered more than 30 years ago. I’ve got the other one on the phone with me right now.
“I think about Tina every day,” the woman tells me.
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08
Jun
Remembering Brenda

Remembering Brenda

Before the Three Musketeers, there was the Foster Sisters.
Tina Marie Barron and Brenda Lee Garside met at the school for girls in Truro and became fast friends.
By pure coincidence, the two of them are buried side-by-side, at the Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Lower Sackville.
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08
Jun

A hard life from every direction

Annette tells me she got involved in prostitution because she once made the mistake of hitchhiking from her home in the eastern part of the province, to Halifax. The man who picked her up beat her and trafficked her into the seedy world of sex work.
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27
May
Inverness County missing cousins mystery

Inverness County missing cousins mystery

From where I sit, there are a pile of unanswered questions involving the circumstances surrounding the two Inverness County men who went missing in early May.
Brad Gregory MacArthur, 25, was reported missing on Wednesday, May 2 — he hadn’t been heard from since he left his Inverness home on Monday morning — and was located on May 4.
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27
May
Gerry's breach: why the dummy got thrown in jail

Gerry's breach: why the dummy got thrown in jail

 
Gerry Deveau’s decision to do a spot of shopping after a doctor’s appointment in Sydney last month is the reason why he’s spending the next five months or so behind bars.
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