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  • Pictou County woman battling cancer encouraged by mutual kindness - The News
    May 4, 2015 1:20 am

    The News Pictou County woman battling cancer encouraged by mutual kindness The News Not long ago Barkhouse, a regular reader of Golemiec's column, was introduced to Golemiec's father at a dance in Colchester County. We started talking and he told me about his daughter writing a column about cancer and suddenly I realized it was the ... and more »
  • Active events planned for Pictou County Bike Week, June 5-14 - The News
    April 29, 2015 11:48 pm

    The News Active events planned for Pictou County Bike Week, June 5-14 The News Local mayors and warden join together Monday to proclaim June 5-14 as Pictou County Bike Week. The week will include cycling events focused on participation and safety as well as introducing participants to scenic biking tours. On hand for the signing ... and more »
  • Pictou County man arrested for trafficking - The News
    April 29, 2015 5:32 pm

    CTV News Pictou County man arrested for trafficking The News The man was released from custody and will appear in Pictou Provincial Court on July 27. He is facing charges of Possession and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act. The investigation is continuing. NS man facing trafficking charges after police seize prescription pillsCTV News Stellarton man charged with traffickingNG News all 3 news articles »
  • Pictou County house fire destroys home - CBC.ca
    April 29, 2015 11:09 am

    Pictou County house fire destroys home CBC.ca A house fire in Pictou County has left a man and a woman without a home, the Canadian Red Cross says. The man was home when the fire started Tuesday but escaped unharmed. His wife was at work when the fire was reported around 4 p.m.. Red Cross ... and more »
  • Pictou County psychiatrist no longer licensed, charged with assault - NG News
    April 26, 2015 6:33 pm

    Pictou County psychiatrist no longer licensed, charged with assault NG News A Pictou County psychiatrist who was charged with assault in December is no longer licensed to practice medicine as of April 20, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia advised last week. Const. Ken MacDonald with the New Glasgow ... and more »
  • Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema charged after alleged incident at New Glasgow outpatient ... - CBC.ca
    April 24, 2015 9:22 pm

    CBC.ca Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema charged after alleged incident at New Glasgow outpatient ... CBC.ca A psychiatrist in Pictou County, who has been charged with assault, is no longer licensed to practise medicine in Nova Scotia. Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema has been charged with assault stemming from an incident on Dec. 16, said Const. Ken MacDonald of the New ... Nurse in US wants job back home in Pictou CountyNG News all 2 news articles »
  • Pictou County Pizza Festival is on again this Saturday - The News
    April 23, 2015 11:52 pm

    The News Pictou County Pizza Festival is on again this Saturday The News Are your taste buds ready? Co-organizer Stephanie Cooper prepares herself for a truly Pictou County festival the Pictou County Pizza Festival. For story, see page 3. AMANDA JESS THE NEWS ...
  • Pictou County man pleads guilty in threat that closed schools - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    April 22, 2015 11:04 am

    Pictou County man pleads guilty in threat that closed schools TheChronicleHerald.ca A Pictou County man pleaded guilty Monday in Pictou provincial court to uttering threats and causing mischief in connection with a Dec. 9 firearm threat that resulted in the partial lockdown of three schools. David Nicholas Cummings, 21, of Pinetree ...
  • First of eight cruise ships arriving in Pictou County May 28 - Truro Daily News
    April 9, 2015 10:16 am

    First of eight cruise ships arriving in Pictou County May 28 Truro Daily News Michelle Young, co-chair of the Pictou County Cruiseline Committee, said Wednesday that eight cruise ships, carrying up to 200 passengers each, will sail into Pictou County between May and October. The first Pearl Seas vessel will make its way into the ... and more »
  • Pictou County Pizza Festival is on for a second year - The News
    April 6, 2015 5:43 pm

    The News Pictou County Pizza Festival is on for a second year The News People attending the event will have the opportunity to taste and compare each pizza while enjoying a complementary beer provided by Pictou County's own Uncle Leo's Brewery. In addition, a cash bar will be available. This year we'll see 'People's ...

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  • Nova Scotia film workers pan new fund at legislative committee - CBC.ca
    May 5, 2015 4:46 pm

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia film workers pan new fund at legislative committee CBC.ca Provincial politicians heard anger and saw tears Tuesday as more than a dozen people who work in Nova Scotia's film industry testified before a legislature committee. Law amendments dealt with Bill 108, the Financial Measures Act, which includes the ... Film tax credit controversy back on centre stage at Province HouseTheChronicleHerald.ca all 2 news articles »
  • Police ask help in finding man last seen at Bedford gas station - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    May 5, 2015 4:18 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Police ask help in finding man last seen at Bedford gas station TheChronicleHerald.ca Police are looking for a distraught man who left his car running outside a Bedford gas station at about 10:30 p.m. Friday night, ran across the street and disappeared behind buildings. Michael Slaunwhite, 30, of White's Lake, hasn't been seen since ... Halifax police seek 'distraught' man who fled Bedford gas stationCTV News Distraught man who ran from Bedford gas station reported missing to Halifax policeMetroNews Canada all 3 news articles »
  • Suspicious packages delivered to 4 Nova Scotia courthouses - CBC.ca
    May 5, 2015 3:41 pm

    CBC.ca Suspicious packages delivered to 4 Nova Scotia courthouses CBC.ca Four suspicious packages were delivered to Nova Scotia courthouses this morning, making for a total of five in 24 hours, according to the Department of Justice. The Kentville and Bridgewater courthouses along with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court building ... More suspicious packages received at Nova Scotia courthousesCTV News More suspicious packages arrive at Nova Scotia courthousesTheChronicleHerald.ca Suspicious package from Hong Kong sent to Nova Scotia courthouseToronto Sun all 59 news articles »
  • Maureen MacDonald asks for more scrutiny for top hires - CBC.ca
    May 5, 2015 12:48 pm

    CBC.ca Maureen MacDonald asks for more scrutiny for top hires CBC.ca The Nova Scotia NDP is asking the governing Liberals to support a motion that would force the government to justify all top hires at Crown corporations, agencies and boards. Interim leader Maureen MacDonald introduced the motion on Monday. "This is a ...
  • North Preston residents fed up with illegal dump site - CTV News
    May 5, 2015 11:39 am

    CTV News North Preston residents fed up with illegal dump site CTV News Residents in the North Preston, N.S. area are raising concerns about a road littered with old furniture, tires, bags of garbage and even dead animals. It's totally littered with garbage, says area resident Susan Burrell, who travels the road every ... and more »
  • Nova Scotians staying on income assistance longer than needed: minister - CTV News
    May 5, 2015 10:35 am

    CTV News Nova Scotians staying on income assistance longer than needed: minister CTV News Nova Scotia Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard says there is an extraordinarily high number of people in the province staying on income assistance and employment support longer than they should be. She said that though she cannot give the ... DEMONT: Visions of Detroit could spur N.S. to drive economyTheChronicleHerald.ca Nova Scotia's child abuse registry could grow under amendmentsCBC.ca all 10 news articles »
  • Newfoundland pony is endangered but returning to Nova Scotia - CBC.ca
    May 5, 2015 10:01 am

    CBC.ca Newfoundland pony is endangered but returning to Nova Scotia CBC.ca A Nova Scotia woman is doing her part to save the Newfoundland pony from extinction. Two stallions arrived on Jodie Demarais's farm in Parrsboro this weekend after they were imported from a farm in Michigan. One is staying with her while the other is ... and more »
  • Tuesday's community calendar - Cape Breton Post
    May 5, 2015 9:58 am

    Cape Breton Post Tuesday's community calendar Cape Breton Post Cape Breton Community Calendar is a public service listing of community events sponsored by non-profit groups. To ensure adequate advance publication, submit notices at least two weeks prior to the event. Limit announcements to 24 words or less. and more »
  • Lobster fishermen to miss out on Mother's Day sales - CBC.ca
    May 5, 2015 9:16 am

    CBC.ca Lobster fishermen to miss out on Mother's Day sales CBC.ca The president of the Lobster Processors Association of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick says lobster fishermen may miss out on Mother's Day sales because of delays opening the season. Jerry Amirault, president of the Lobster Processors of Nova Scotia and ... Icy strait sinks Arisaig lobster event, delays seasonTheChronicleHerald.ca all 14 news articles »
  • Nova Scotia weather: Peter Coade's synopsis for May 5, 2015 - CBC.ca
    May 5, 2015 9:11 am

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia weather: Peter Coade's synopsis for May 5, 2015 CBC.ca A cold front moving south across the Maritimes this morning will produce some scattered showers for most communities before clearing as it moves south of Nova Scotia this afternoon. In the cooler, unstable air in the wake of this feature there is the ...

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  • Mike Duffy trial: Crown contends Senate report inadmissible - CBC.ca
    May 5, 2015 6:14 pm

    CBC.ca Mike Duffy trial: Crown contends Senate report inadmissible CBC.ca A Senate report looking into senators' office and travel expenditures is merely the opinions of an outside auditor and shouldn't be considered a public document or exempt from hearsay rules, the Crown in the Mike Duffy trial argued today. Witness testimony at ... Live: Day 19 of the Mike Duffy TrialMontreal Gazette Duffy trial on pause as Crown, defence argue over piece of evidenceCTV News all 97 news articles »
  • Ontario teachers' strike: What you need to know about the labour dispute - CTV News
    May 5, 2015 5:49 pm

    CTV News Ontario teachers' strike: What you need to know about the labour dispute CTV News School teachers in some districts across Ontario are on strike or are preparing to take job action, leaving thousands of students in the lurch as the end of the school year nears. Here's what you need to know about the labour disputes. Which teachers are on ... Kathleen Wynne says she's focusing on Ontario school strikesToronto Star Strike action of some kind expected soon for public elementary school teachersTbnewswatch.com all 223 news articles »
  • Omar Khadr to learn his bail fate on Thursday - CBC.ca
    May 5, 2015 5:25 pm

    CBC.ca Omar Khadr to learn his bail fate on Thursday CBC.ca Omar Khadr is headed back to jail, for at least the next two days. Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Myra Bielby heard arguments Tuesday morning from the federal government and Khadr's defence lawyers. Bielby said she will make her decision Thursday about ... Omar Khadr bail decision delayed until ThursdayCTV News Judge to decide on Khadr's release on ThursdayThe Globe and Mail Alberta court delays Omar Khadr bail decision for 48 hoursToronto Star Toronto Sun all 396 news articles »
  • Dangerous BC man who escaped custody suspect in multiple robberies: RCMP - Vancouver Sun
    May 5, 2015 5:18 pm

    Vancouver Sun Dangerous BC man who escaped custody suspect in multiple robberies: RCMP Vancouver Sun SURREY - A 43-year-old man who is the subject of a Canada-wide warrant for escaping custody is now a suspect in multiple robberies in Surrey and Langley. RCMP say Shawn Merrick was serving a sentence for second-degree murder and robbery when he ... $10000 reward offered: Prison escapee a suspect in two bank robberies in SurreyThe Province Mission escapee suspected in robberiesMission City Record all 9 news articles »
  • 600 victims come forward in immigration fraud case - CTV News
    May 5, 2015 5:13 pm

    CTV News 600 victims come forward in immigration fraud case CTV News The owner of an agency that recruits immigrant workers is facing dozens of charges after more than 600 victims came forward to Toronto police. Victims of the scheme were allegedly defrauded of more than $2.3 million, according to a police statement issued ... More than 600 victims in alleged immigration fraud scheme run by Toronto womanMacleans.ca Toronto woman faces more charges in alleged immigration fraud schemeCP24 Toronto's Breaking News all 7 news articles »
  • More suspicious packages received at Nova Scotia courthouses - CTV News
    May 5, 2015 4:53 pm

    CTV News More suspicious packages received at Nova Scotia courthouses CTV News HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia's Justice Department says police are investigating after four more courthouses across the province received suspicious packages today. Spokesman Andrew Preeper says the packages arrived at courthouses in Bridgewater, Kentville, ... P.E.I. courthouses warned to watch for suspicious packagesThe Guardian Suspicious packages in Nova Scotia linked with packages in Western CanadaNeepawa Press Nova Scotia court staff nauseous, dizzy after suspicious package deliveredYorkton News Review all 58 news articles »
  • Majority of Canadians lack full understanding of sexual consent: poll - CTV News
    May 5, 2015 4:50 pm

    CTV News Majority of Canadians lack full understanding of sexual consent: poll CTV News TORONTO -- An online poll commissioned by the Canadian Women's Foundation suggests most Canadians are lacking knowledge about the definition of sexual consent. According to Canadian law, consent is the voluntary agreement to engage in sexual ... and more »
  • Ottawa says it will reduce regulatory fees for satellite Internet, TV services - CTV News
    May 5, 2015 4:49 pm

    CTV News Ottawa says it will reduce regulatory fees for satellite Internet, TV services CTV News Ottawa has unveiled its plans intended to make Internet and television services less expensive for people in rural areas. Industry Minister James Moore said Tuesday the government aims to reduce regulatory fees charged to satellite companies that provide ... and more »
  • Woman arrested for murders of young Quebec couple - Toronto Sun
    May 5, 2015 4:42 pm

    Toronto Sun Woman arrested for murders of young Quebec couple Toronto Sun OTTAWA Quebec provincial police investigators have laid first-degree murder charges against a 39-year-old Gatineau, Que., woman in the slaying of a couple in January 2014. Investigators arrested Sonia Vilon on Monday. She is to appear Tuesday ... Aylmer woman facing murder charges in killing of young coupleCTV News Sonia Vilon accused of killing Aylmer couple in January 2014CBC.ca Gatineau woman faces murder charges in 2014 double homicide580 CFRA Radio all 6 news articles »
  • Alberta election 2015: 5 things to know about today's vote - CBC.ca
    May 5, 2015 3:33 pm

    CBC.ca Alberta election 2015: 5 things to know about today's vote CBC.ca Albertans head to the polls today in the province's 29th general election, and it seems all bets are off when it comes to which party will form the next government. Follow CBC's election coverage Tuesday · Personalize your election results in our interactive ... The polls are now open in one of the closest election campaigns in Alberta's ...Calgary Herald Voting in the Alberta election? Here's what you should knowEdmonton Journal all 170 news articles »

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  • Ex-IRA Man Linked to 2005 Slaying Shot Dead in Belfast - New York Times
    May 5, 2015 6:15 pm

    Telegraph.co.uk Ex-IRA Man Linked to 2005 Slaying Shot Dead in Belfast New York Times DUBLIN A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings was shot dead at close range Tuesday morning on a street near his home in Belfast, residents and police said. No group claimed ... PSNI: Increased patrols to counter 'severe' dissident threatBBC News all 219 news articles »
  • Amnesty says Syria's warring sides guilty of 'grave abuses' - Irish Times
    May 5, 2015 6:03 pm

    Irish Times Amnesty says Syria's warring sides guilty of 'grave abuses' Irish Times Amnesty International has urged the UN Security Council to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court and to demand prompt and unhindered access to the country by an independent inquiry, as well as human rights groups and journalists. Amnesty Says Syria Is Defying Ban on Barrel Bombs, Still Using Them in AleppoNewsweek 'Crimes against humanity on a daily basis' in Aleppo, Amnesty warnsTelegraph.co.uk Renewed shelling stops work at major Syrian hospitalIrish Independent Channel News Asia -CNN all 193 news articles »
  • Live Coverage | Nick Clegg's Warning to Conservatives and Labour: Not Without ... - New York Times
    May 5, 2015 5:56 pm

    New York Times Live Coverage | Nick Clegg's Warning to Conservatives and Labour: Not Without ... New York Times With only two days left before Britons go to the polls to vote for a new Parliament, the main political parties are showing increasing urgency. Whether Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party win, or Ed Miliband's Labour earns the right to form ... Ed Miliband: The Institute of Fiscal Studies is wrong about Labour's spending plansTelegraph.co.uk Election 2015: Labour disputes borrowing figureBBC News Markets are worrying about the wrong thing in British electionFinancial Times The Guardian all 1,719 news articles »
  • Dozens feared dead in new migrant boat tragedy - Fox News
    May 5, 2015 5:46 pm

    Fox News Dozens feared dead in new migrant boat tragedy Fox News May 5, 2015: Migrants wait to disembark from the ' The Phoenix ' a Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station, in the Sicilian harbor of Pozzallo, Italy. More than 350 migrants were on the Maltese-registered ship that brought them to safety, according to Doctors ... Aid Group: About 40 Migrants Reportedly Drown During RescueVoice of America Video released of migrants diving into Mediterranean to save themselvesThe Guardian all 284 news articles »
  • Locals and tourists thought to be buried in Nepal avalanche - Irish Times
    May 5, 2015 5:28 pm

    Irish Times Locals and tourists thought to be buried in Nepal avalanche Irish Times Bad weather has cut links with a remote village in Nepal where dozens of villagers and trekkers are believed to be buried under an avalanche set off by last month's earthquake. The death toll from the April 25th quake in the Himalayan nation has reached ... 60 bodies recovered in Nepal valley hit by quake, mudslideMiami Herald all 312 news articles »
  • France's National Front Founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Disowns Daughter - NBCNews.com
    May 5, 2015 5:07 pm

    NBCNews.com France's National Front Founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Disowns Daughter NBCNews.com PARIS National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen disowned his daughter and the party leader, Marine, on Tuesday after she suspended him from the far-right French movement, saying he hoped she would lose the 2017 presidential election. The party's ... The founding father of France's far right got dumped by his daughter and isn't ...Washington Post (blog) Family feud rocks top of France's far-right National Front partyFox News UPDATE 1-France's Le Pen disowns daughter after party suspensionReuters all 316 news articles »
  • Cinco de Mayo, a reference point for unity in fragmented Mexico - Fox News Latino
    May 5, 2015 5:02 pm

    ABC News Cinco de Mayo, a reference point for unity in fragmented Mexico Fox News Latino By Raul Cortes. Although a century-and-a-half has passed, the Mexican army's victory here over the French empire 153 years ago still constitutes - for historians - a mirror in which present-day Mexico should be viewed. Mexico's unexpected triumph on May 5, ... Here is Jeb Bush's Cinco de Mayo message to Mexican-AmericansWashington Post (blog) It's not 'Cinco De Drinko,' learn what Cinco de Mayo is really aboutNew York Daily News 9 New Orleans restaurants to celebrate Cinco de MayoNOLA.com USA TODAY all 1,038 news articles »
  • Princess Charlotte Meets Her Great-Grandmother the Queen - TIME
    May 5, 2015 4:45 pm

    TIME Princess Charlotte Meets Her Great-Grandmother the Queen TIME Princess Charlotte is ready for her audience with the Queen! Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Kensington Palace to meet her new great-granddaughter Princess Charlotte, the BBC reports. The British monarch, 89, missed Charlotte's birth on Saturday as she ... Queen Elizabeth II meets great granddaughter Princess CharlotteSydney Morning Herald Royal baby Princess Charlotte's parents have great jobsCTV News Kate Middleton's new royal baby Princess Charlotte meets Queen - liveTelegraph.co.uk Us Magazine all 2,983 news articles »
  • Lawmakers in France Move to Vastly Expand Surveillance - New York Times
    May 5, 2015 4:19 pm

    New York Times Lawmakers in France Move to Vastly Expand Surveillance New York Times PARIS The lower house of the French Parliament overwhelmingly approved a sweeping intelligence bill that, if it passes in the upper house, would give the government broad surveillance powers with little judicial oversight. The measure, which must still ... France passes new surveillance law in wake of Charlie Hebdo attackThe Guardian Lawmakers approve controversial surveillance bill in FranceWashington Post The French parliament just approved a sweeping surveillance billThe Verge euronews all 113 news articles »
  • Texas gunman had happy childhood in Pakistan but struggled in US - Reuters
    May 5, 2015 2:55 pm

    The Express Tribune Texas gunman had happy childhood in Pakistan but struggled in US Reuters ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Nadir Soofi, a gunman shot dead after opening fire at a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, was a popular schoolboy in Pakistan but struggled to adjust to the United States after moving there as a teen, friends said ... Texas Shooting Suspect Elton Simpson's Private Messages: 'The Noose Is ...ABC News all 18 news articles »

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