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  • Pictou County Mountie ordered not to carry gun - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    January 28, 2015 10:38 pm

    Pictou County Mountie ordered not to carry gun TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) A judge has ordered a Pictou County RCMP officer not to carry a gun for a period of six months. Judge Del Atwood imposed the firearm restriction on Cpl. Darrin Young in granting a one-year peace bond to his ex-wife. The judge ruled on Robin Lynn Rozee ...
  • Blizzard shuts down much of Pictou County - The News
    January 28, 2015 7:40 pm

    The News Blizzard shuts down much of Pictou County The News PICTOU COUNTY It huffed and puffedand well, that's about all. Many of Pictou County's businesses closed as a blizzard of slightly less than epic proportions blasted our region on Tuesday. Police advised people to stay off the roads if possible and ... and more »
  • Hundreds gather in Pictou to mourn well-loved fiddler Fleur Mainville - CTV News
    January 26, 2015 12:36 pm

    Hundreds gather in Pictou to mourn well-loved fiddler Fleur Mainville CTV News Hundreds of mourners gathered at the DeCoste Centre in Pictou, N.S. on Sunday to pay their respects to beloved Pictou County fiddler Fleur Mainville. Mainville was first diagnosed with carcinoid cancer in 2008. She married shortly after her diagnosis ...
  • MHL: Valley Wildcats rally to beat Pictou County Crushers in overtime - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    January 23, 2015 4:01 am

    MHL: Valley Wildcats rally to beat Pictou County Crushers in overtime TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Brady Atwater's overtime winner lifted the Valley Wildcats past the Pictou County Weeks Crushers 5-4 in the Maritime Hockey League play Thursday night. At the Pictou County Wellness Centre in New Glasgow, the Crushers jumped out to a 4-1 lead on two ... Shocked and awedThe News all 2 news articles »
  • Fleur Mainville, Pictou County fiddler, dead at 37 - CBC.ca
    January 22, 2015 4:27 pm

    CBC.ca Fleur Mainville, Pictou County fiddler, dead at 37 CBC.ca Fleur Mainville, the celebrated fiddler from Pictou County, died Wednesday. She leaves behind her husband, Andrew Heighton, and their two children. Pictou residents also knew her as an active volunteer and fundraiser. Friend and fellow musician John ... Pictou County mourns loss of beloved fiddler Fleur MainvilleCTV News Fleur Mainville has passed awayThe News Community mourns 'larger than life' Celtic fiddler Fleur MainvilleTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 15 news articles »
  • Islanders wrap up schedule with win over Pictou County - Cape Breton Post
    January 21, 2015 9:44 pm

    Islanders wrap up schedule with win over Pictou County Cape Breton Post PORT HOOD Avery Warner scored the winning goal in the second period to give the Cape Breton West Islanders a 2-1 win over the Pictou County Weeks in Nova Scotia EastLink Major Midget Hockey League play Tuesday at the Al MacInnis Sports Centre. Islanders strike early, hang on for winTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 2 news articles »
  • Pictou County Wellness Centre still operating in red - Truro Daily News
    January 21, 2015 3:26 pm

    Pictou County Wellness Centre still operating in red Truro Daily News It is divided between the towns of Stellarton, New Glasgow, Trenton and Pictou as well as the Municipality of Pictou County. Westville agreed to help with the capital costs of the Wellness Centre, but did not agree to help fund the operating costs. A ... Wellness Centre still operating in redThe News Councils helping fund anti-bullying eventNG News all 5 news articles »
  • Pictou County municipalities strike regional government committee - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    January 16, 2015 6:15 pm

    Pictou County municipalities strike regional government committee TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) The County of Pictou and the towns of New Glasgow, Stellarton and Pictou each have appointed two elected representatives to the committee, which will be headed by Pictou County Warden Ron Baillie as chairman and Pictou Mayor Joe Hawes as ...
  • Jails in Amherst, Antigonish to be replaced by facility in Pictou County - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    January 8, 2015 12:23 am

    TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Jails in Amherst, Antigonish to be replaced by facility in Pictou County TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) The new 196-bed Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Priestville, Pictou County, near New Glasgow and Thorburn, is set to open next month and will replace both the Amherst jail and the 17-bed Antigonish Correctional Facility. This week, we ... New prison set to open next monthTruro Daily News all 4 news articles »
  • Pictou County family of eight homeless after New Year's Eve fire - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    January 1, 2015 12:04 am

    Pictou County family of eight homeless after New Year's Eve fire TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) A Pictou County family of eight is homeless after a fire broke out in their home Wednesday morning. The parents and their six children three boys and three girls are being helped with emergency lodging, clothes and food by the Canadian Red Cross. and more »

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  • Highway 101 near Ellershouse shut down due to fatal crash - CBC.ca
    January 29, 2015 4:15 pm

    CBC.ca Highway 101 near Ellershouse shut down due to fatal crash CBC.ca Nova Scotia RCMP says one person is dead after a crash on Highway 101 near Ellershouse that has shut down the highway inbound to Halifax. "As I understand it right now, there is a fatality up there. Anything further, I'm unsure of. We're just getting ... Police respond to slew of accidents across Nova ScotiaCTV News Fatal crash shuts down Highway 101 at St. CroixNova News Now NS: Woman dead after multi-vehicle accident, Nova Scotia Power truck involvedDaily Business Buzz Globalnews.ca -TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 21 news articles »
  • Thursday's community calendar events - Cape Breton Post
    January 29, 2015 4:11 pm

    Thursday's community calendar events Cape Breton Post SYDNEY A seniors swim in Sydney, a walking group in Glace Bay and Tai Chi, Main-a-Dieu Coastal Discovery Center are among the events on Thursday's Cape Breton Post Community Calendar. Here's a list of all the events on the calendar: Community ... and more »
  • Waterman to be honoured by CBRM for human rights work - Cape Breton Post
    January 29, 2015 2:41 pm

    Waterman to be honoured by CBRM for human rights work Cape Breton Post SYDNEY He may be 89 but Archbishop Vincent Waterman doesn't expect to be slowing down any time soon. Elizabeth Patterson - Cape Breton Post. Archbishop Vincent Waterman is seen outside of St. Philip's African Orthodox Church in Whitney Pier ...
  • NS radio personality opens up to end stigma on Bell's Let's Talk Day - CTV News
    January 29, 2015 11:21 am

    NS radio personality opens up to end stigma on Bell's Let's Talk Day CTV News With Bell's Let's Talk Day putting mental illness in the spotlight nationwide, a radio news reporter in Nova Scotia is adding his story to the conversation, in hopes it will help others who struggle as well. Based in New Glasgow, N.S., Michael Petter ... and more »
  • NS to expand meningitis vaccine program following teen's death - CTV News
    January 29, 2015 11:16 am

    NS to expand meningitis vaccine program following teen's death CTV News Nova Scotia's top doctor confirmed the province has been planning to expand its meningitis vaccine program, following the death of a Lower Sackville teenager this week. Nova Scotia is currently the only Atlantic Province that doesn't offer a routine ...
  • Jim Abraham's weather forecast for Jan. 29, 2015 - CBC.ca
    January 29, 2015 10:21 am

    CBC.ca Jim Abraham's weather forecast for Jan. 29, 2015 CBC.ca A ridge of high pressure has cleared skies in much of New Brunswick and mainland Nova Scotia overnight. Clearing will take place over the remainder of the Maritimes this morning, with only some scattered morning flurries over the Cape Breton Highlands. Blizzard warnings continued for most of Nova ScotiaAnnapolis County Spectator Storm update: Nova Scotia Power making progress on Shelburne County outagesShelburne County Coastguard NS: More snow in forecast for Halifax as special weather statement issuedDaily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia Nova News Now -Hants Journal -CityNews all 317 news articles »
  • NS confirms plan to expand meningitis vaccine program, following teen's death - CTV News
    January 29, 2015 12:13 am

    CBC.ca NS confirms plan to expand meningitis vaccine program, following teen's death CTV News Nova Scotia's top doctor confirmed the province has been planning to expand its meningitis vaccine program, following the death of a Lower Sackville teenager this week. Nova Scotia is currently the only Atlantic Province that doesn't offer a routine ... Nova Scotia switching to costlier meningitis vaccine this fallCBC.ca Nova Scotia to vaccinate against meningitis strain that killed Sackville teenGlobalnews.ca all 14 news articles »
  • Coal Bowl players tip off against storms and exams - CBC.ca
    January 28, 2015 11:38 pm

    CBC.ca Coal Bowl players tip off against storms and exams CBC.ca Most students enjoy a day or two off school, but snow days this week in Nova Scotia have bumped high school exams ahead a couple of days and impacted a major basketball tournament in Cape Breton. In New Waterford, some athletes competing in next ... New Waterford's Coal Bowl not all about the courtCape Breton Post all 2 news articles »
  • Nova Scotia switching to costlier meningitis vaccine next year - CBC.ca
    January 28, 2015 9:27 pm

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia switching to costlier meningitis vaccine next year CBC.ca Nova Scotia will switch to using a costlier and more comprehensive meningitis vaccine for the next school year, health officials said Wednesday. The province has been saving about $160,000 per year by using a limited meningitis vaccine instead of a ...
  • Trinity Western law students OK to practise in Nova Scotia - CBC.ca
    January 28, 2015 8:24 pm

    CBC.ca Trinity Western law students OK to practise in Nova Scotia CBC.ca The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has struck down a decision by the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society to deny graduates of British Columbia's Trinity Western University the right to practise law in the Maritime province. The Christian university had asked ... Compensate NS man wrongfully convicted of sex with minor: lawyerCTV News Christian university wins Nova Scotia rulingYorkRegion.com Nova Scotia's top court upholds Trinity Western accreditationThe Globe and Mail Vancouver Sun all 82 news articles »

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  • Judges delivers 14-year prison sentence in Cape Breton lobster slaying - Winnipeg Free Press
    January 29, 2015 5:44 pm

    CTV News Judges delivers 14-year prison sentence in Cape Breton lobster slaying Winnipeg Free Press PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. - A Cape Breton fisherman was given a 14-year prison sentence Thursday for killing a man he said enraged him after cutting his lobster traps, threatening to burn his home and years of taunting. But Joseph James Landry was ... Cape Breton fisherman sentenced to 14 years for manslaughterTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) James Landry sentenced to 14 years in 'murder for lobster' caseCBC.ca NewsAlert:14-year prison sentence in Cape Breton lobster slayingWeyburn Review CTV News -Truro Daily News all 27 news articles »
  • Winnipeggers' confidence in city water supply shaken - CBC.ca
    January 29, 2015 5:40 pm

    CBC.ca Winnipeggers' confidence in city water supply shaken CBC.ca Winnipeg's boil water advisory will remain in effect at least until Thursday, further testing the public's faith in its municipal water supply. Boil-water advisories: Safety tips · Map: Boil-water advisories across Canada · Power outage in parts of Winnipeg ... 'Take a breath, boil some water'Winnipeg Free Press Boil Water Advisory Continues Into ThursdayCJOB Rally to highlight 17-year boil water advisory in Shoal lakeThe Carillon 580 CFRA Radio -YorkRegion.com all 334 news articles »
  • CSE's Levitation project: Expert says spy agencies 'drowning in data' and unable ... - CBC.ca
    January 29, 2015 5:35 pm

    CBC.ca CSE's Levitation project: Expert says spy agencies 'drowning in data' and unable ... CBC.ca Mass trawling of internet data as done by Canada's electronic spy agency in a project dubbed Levitation can impede cyber spies in the hunt for extremists more than it helps, some security experts argue. "We've focused too much on bulk collection just ... Today's newsmaker: Edward SnowdenMacleans.ca Snowden files show Canadian spy agency tracks millions of downloads dailyXinhua Canadian Spy Program LEVITATION Illustrates Giant X-Ray Machine Over All ...Center for Research on Globalization Al-Arabiya -The Globe and Mail all 164 news articles »
  • Canada's top general says special forces' role changed since deployment in Iraq - The Globe and Mail
    January 29, 2015 5:33 pm

    CBC.ca Canada's top general says special forces' role changed since deployment in Iraq The Globe and Mail Canada's top soldier says he didn't foresee the need for Canadian special forces troops to direct air strikes in Iraq when he publicly ruled out this role during interviews last fall. General Tom Lawson, Canada's Chief of Defence Staff, told MPs at a House of ... ISIS fight: Tom Lawson reassures MPs about risk to special forcesCBC.ca Iraqi Kurdistan: Canada Provides De-mining Robots to Clear Mines Laid by ISISUNPO Questions, accusations swirl as ministers prepare for Iraq updateOttawa Citizen Sun News Network -Waterloo Record all 30 news articles »
  • Liberals putting schools in jeopardy, Ontario NDP charges after school-board ... - The Globe and Mail
    January 29, 2015 5:26 pm

    Globalnews.ca Liberals putting schools in jeopardy, Ontario NDP charges after school-board ... The Globe and Mail Ontario's Liberal government is forcing mass school closures, the opposition New Democrats say, in the wake of a Toronto District School Board report showing one in five schools may be on the chopping block. Parents are right to be deeply concerned ... TDSB lists show 18 per cent of schools significantly underusedCTV News As many as one in five TDSB schools could be closed: reportCP24 Toronto's Breaking News Majority of Torontonians think the TDSB is doing a poor job of running schools: pollNational Post CBC.ca -CityNews -Globalnews.ca all 12 news articles »
  • 7 seconds too late: SCC won't hear $27M jackpot dispute - CTV News
    January 29, 2015 5:01 pm

    CTV News 7 seconds too late: SCC won't hear $27M jackpot dispute CTV News The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal from a Quebec man who tried to claim a $27 million jackpot based on a lottery ticket printed seven seconds after the cut-off time. On Thursday, Canada's top court said it would not hear Joel Ifergan's ... Country's top court rejects man's fight for half of $27M jackpotMontreal Gazette Canadian man loses appeal on missing lotto jackpot by 7 secondsReuters Canada $13.5M-winning lottery ticket bought 7 seconds late invalid, top court decidesCBC.ca Times Colonist -Portage Daily Graphic all 16 news articles »
  • Judge upholds assault conviction, but rules no jail time for G20 police officer - CTV News
    January 29, 2015 4:45 pm

    CTV News Judge upholds assault conviction, but rules no jail time for G20 police officer CTV News TORONTO -- An Ontario judge has upheld the conviction of a Toronto police officer found guilty of assaulting a protester during the city's G20 summit four years ago, but has ruled that the man need not serve any jail time. Const. Babak Andalib-Goortani -- who ... No jail for Toronto police officer convicted of G20 assaultToronto Star No jail time for Toronto G20 police officer convicted of assaultCityNews No Jail Time for Cop Charged with Assault at G20640 Toronto News Newstalk 1010 all 9 news articles »
  • Adam Cyr guilty in death of ex-girlfriend's toddler - CTV News
    January 29, 2015 4:30 pm

    CTV News Adam Cyr guilty in death of ex-girlfriend's toddler CTV News REGINA - A Regina jury has found a man guilty of second-degree murder in the death of a two-year-old toddler. Adam Cyr, who is 34, was on trial for killing his former girlfriend's child in June 2012. The jury was told Natalia Shingoose died from repeated, ... Adam Cyr guilty of 2nd-degree murderCBC.ca Adam Riley Cyr found guilty of second-degree murderRegina Leader-Post Adam Cyr guilty of toddler murderGlobalnews.ca 650 CKOM News Talk Radio all 19 news articles »
  • More than $3.4B in new revenue belies Tory claim of lowering taxes: Liberals - CTV News
    January 29, 2015 4:16 pm

    CTV News More than $3.4B in new revenue belies Tory claim of lowering taxes: Liberals CTV News OTTAWA -- As Canadians begin to look forward to a series of new federal tax measures kicking in soon, newly-released figures show changes to taxes and tariffs are also helping bolster the government's bottom line. Data tabled in the House of Commons this ... Harper's Tories tout tax cuts but taxman nabs $3.4B moreCBC.ca Figures belie claim of lower taxes: LiberalsYorkRegion.com all 36 news articles »
  • After 319 dogs seized, is Alberta woman Canada's worst pet owner? - Peterborough Examiner
    January 29, 2015 2:24 pm

    Peterborough Examiner After 319 dogs seized, is Alberta woman Canada's worst pet owner? Peterborough Examiner In one of the worst cases of neglect they've seen, Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) has seized 200 dogs suffering gaping wounds, broken bones and malnutrition from a southern Alberta property near Milk River. 1 sec. 2 sec. 3 sec. 4 sec. 5 sec. 'One of the worst cases of neglect': 201 dogs rescued from 'horrendous ...National Post Hundreds of dogs 'in horrible condition' rescued from Alta. farmCTV News 201 dogs rescued from acreage near Milk River, Alta.CBC.ca all 58 news articles »

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  • MH370: Malaysia declares flight disappearance an accident - BBC News
    January 29, 2015 5:46 pm

    BBC News MH370: Malaysia declares flight disappearance an accident BBC News The Malaysian government has officially declared the disappearance of Malaysian Airline flight MH370 an accident and says there were no survivors. No trace of the Beijing-bound aircraft has been found since it disappeared on 8 March 2014. Officials say ... Malaysia declares Flight 370 disappearance an 'accident'USA TODAY Search for Malaysia Airlines survivors called offToday.com Malaysia officially declares Flight MH370 disappearance an 'accident' and all ...National Post Wall Street Journal -Los Angeles Times -TVNZ all 652 news articles »
  • 7 dead in gas blast at Mexico City children's hospital - USA TODAY
    January 29, 2015 5:28 pm

    USA TODAY 7 dead in gas blast at Mexico City children's hospital USA TODAY A gas truck explosion smashed a maternity children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, leaving at least seven people dead and scores injured, multiple media reported. Four children are among the seven deaths confirmed after the natural gas explosion ... Gas truck blast rocks Mexico City hospital, at least seven deadReuters Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 4 deadChron.com Gas Blast at Mexico City Children's Hospital, Dozens HurtNBCNews.com CNN -KGNS.tv -KCTV Kansas City all 289 news articles »
  • Israel, Hezbollah signal their flare-up is over - Reuters
    January 29, 2015 5:24 pm

    New York Times Israel, Hezbollah signal their flare-up is over Reuters JERUSALEM/BEIRUT, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Israel and Hezbollah signalled on Thursday their rare flare-up in fighting across the Israel-Lebanon border was over, after the Lebanese guerrillas killed two Israeli troops in retaliation for a deadly air strike in Syria last ... IDF publishes initial investigation into Hezbollah attack on convoyYnetnews In the Mideast, anonymous strikes help leaders save faceHaaretz Benjamin Netanyahu blames Iran for deadly missile strikeNew York Daily News BBC News -Fox News -CTV News all 2,747 news articles »
  • Jordan still holding prisoner demanded by Islamic State as deadline passes - Reuters
    January 29, 2015 5:21 pm

    Reuters Jordan still holding prisoner demanded by Islamic State as deadline passes Reuters AMMAN/TOKYO (Reuters) - Jordan said on Thursday it was still holding an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber as a deadline passed for her release set by Islamic State militants who threatened to kill a Jordanian pilot unless she was handed over by sunset. ISIL deadline passes; fate of captive pilot unknownUSA TODAY Japan and Jordan negotiate with Isil to free hostagesTelegraph.co.uk Jordan seeks proof captive pilot alive before any IS tradeChron.com CNN International all 2,283 news articles »
  • Jewish Leader Triggers Alarm at Auschwitz, Held by Police - New York Times
    January 29, 2015 5:15 pm

    The Guardian Jewish Leader Triggers Alarm at Auschwitz, Held by Police New York Times WARSAW, Poland The head of Rome's Jewish community, whose grandparents were killed at Auschwitz, visited the former Nazi death camp to commemorate the 70th anniversary of its liberation. He ended up spending the night at the police station after ... Rome's Jewish representatives say they were locked into Auschwitz campCNN Italian Jewish leader locked inside AuschwitzYnetnews Jewish Leader Describes Night From Hell in Auschwitz That Happened This ...TheBlaze.com Irish Independent all 99 news articles »
  • King Salman's challenge: balance reform and stability in Saudi Arabia - Financial Times
    January 29, 2015 4:54 pm

    Firstpost King Salman's challenge: balance reform and stability in Saudi Arabia Financial Times For many outside Saudi Arabia, the death of King Abdullah last week was almost overshadowed by another event in the kingdom: the case of liberal blogger Raif Badawi who had been flogged a fortnight earlier on charges of insulting Islam. The furious ... No headscarf for Michelle Obama in Saudi Arabia 'acceptable'BBC News Michelle Obama highlights harsh restrictions faced by Saudi women after ...The Independent Prince Charles to visit Kuwait, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia next monthDaily Mail Telegraph.co.uk -RT -The Economist all 2,355 news articles »
  • Senator John McCain Calls Out Protesters Who Swarmed Henry Kissinger - ABC News
    January 29, 2015 4:33 pm

    ABC News Senator John McCain Calls Out Protesters Who Swarmed Henry Kissinger ABC News Sen. John McCain earned some applause inside a Senate Armed Services hearing this morning after he erupted at protesters of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, calling them low-life scum. Tweet. Share. Share. Email · Embed · https://vine.co/v/ ... McCain boots 'low-life scum' from hearingCNN Sen. McCain calls Code Pink protesters 'low-life scum' after they shout at ...Tampabay.com all 41 news articles »
  • 19 killed, dozens wounded in E. Ukraine amid rising tensions - Xinhua
    January 29, 2015 4:28 pm

    Fox News 19 killed, dozens wounded in E. Ukraine amid rising tensions Xinhua KIEV, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- At least 19 people have been killed and dozens of others wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine over the past day, underscoring the escalation of tension in the almost ten-month conflict, reports showed Thursday. "The situation ... Death toll mounts in intense clashes in east UkraineReuters The Moscow Times: Russian mom faces treason charges for call to Ukrainian ...Kyiv Post Pro-Russian rebels accuse the Ukrainian army of targeting civilianseuronews CBS News all 327 news articles »
  • Rights group blasts IS for atrocities - Daily Mail
    January 29, 2015 3:12 pm

    Daily Mail Rights group blasts IS for atrocities Daily Mail BEIRUT (AP) Human Rights Watch on Thursday blasted Islamic State militants over their atrocities, but also criticized the "sectarian and abusive" policies of the Syrian and Iraqi governments, saying they fuel extremism. The criticism came in a 656-page ... Human Rights Watch: 'Ignoring abuses will fuel IS'BBC News US 'routinely' violates judicial rights, fails to punish torture - HRWRT Egypt, Syria, Iraq used 2014 turmoil to abuse rights: reportReuters Africa all 216 news articles »
  • Egyptian Women Rally to Denounce Killing of Female Protester - New York Times
    January 29, 2015 2:43 pm

    Fox News Egyptian Women Rally to Denounce Killing of Female Protester New York Times CAIRO Dozens of Egyptian women rallied Thursday to protest the killing of a female protester during a peaceful protest last week, accusing the police of shooting her and demanding her killers be brought to justice. The Thursday protest was the first public ... Egyptian women protest 'murder' of female activist in CairoYnetnews Women rally against Egyptian police after shootingBusiness Standard Crowds of women rally in Cairo to denounce death of female protesterThe Guardian www.worldbulletin.net -euronews all 83 news articles »

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