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  • Another round of emissions tests underway at Pictou County pulp mill - Cape Breton Post
    October 20, 2014 9:18 pm

    CTV News Another round of emissions tests underway at Pictou County pulp mill Cape Breton Post The legally binding order gives the paper mill in Abercrombie Point near Pictou until May 30 to get its air quality emissions in line or face closure. Tests conducted in August showed the operation was spewing emissions above legal limits. The mill's ... Man due in court for charges stemming from assault outside N.S. barGlobalnews.ca all 5 news articles »
  • Pictou County artist seeks faces of those who have struggled - Cape Breton Post
    October 20, 2014 2:19 pm

    Pictou County artist seeks faces of those who have struggled Cape Breton Post Geographic location: Pictou County, Trenton, Sunnybrae. Jim Fraser searches for the faces of those who have gone through tough times and show it in their face. The Sunnybrae man, who has been drawing for all his life and is self-taught, currently has ... and more »
  • Pictou County RCMP on scene of fatal crash on Highway 104 - Cape Breton Post
    October 17, 2014 5:56 pm

    CBC.ca Pictou County RCMP on scene of fatal crash on Highway 104 Cape Breton Post 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. MARSHY HOPE - Pictou County and Antigonish County RCMP are currently on scene of a two-motor vehicle crash that has claimed the life of an adult male. RCMP ... Deadly, pre-dawn crash in Pictou CountyNova News Now Man killed in tractor-trailer collision on Highway 104CTV News 37-year-old Sheet Harbour man dead after crash on Highway 104CBC.ca Truro Daily News -TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) -MetroNews Canada all 18 news articles »
  • Pictou County Crushers top Dieppe on Lyle's late goal - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    October 17, 2014 11:52 am

    Pictou County Crushers top Dieppe on Lyle's late goal TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Mike Lyle snapped a 4-all tie when he scored 6:22 into the third period as the Pictou County Crushers slipped past the Dieppe Commandos 5-4 in the lone Maritime Hockey League game played Thursday. At the Pictou County Wellness Centre, Ethan Marsh ... Third period tiebreaker puts Pictou County on topNG News all 2 news articles »
  • Chalked love in Pictou County - Yarmouth County Vanguard
    October 16, 2014 2:51 pm

    Chalked love in Pictou County Yarmouth County Vanguard We wanted to present you this Chalk Award for a job well done in making Pictou County a better place to work and live. We strongly believe we are living in a great community and truly appreciate organizations like yours who are making a difference. and more »
  • Higher wages, opportunities send Pictou County workers west - NG News
    October 14, 2014 10:58 am

    Higher wages, opportunities send Pictou County workers west NG News It's different than everyone else because when someone says they're leaving Pictou County to go out west, it normally means going to Alberta to work for an oil company. Not many people leave and move to a city unless it's Halifax, he says. Pictou ...
  • Pictou County man in hospital after New Glasgow assault - CBC.ca
    October 11, 2014 7:13 pm

    CTV News Pictou County man in hospital after New Glasgow assault CBC.ca Investigators say officers were called to Provost Street around 1:45 a.m. Friday after reports of an assault outside the Roseland Cabaret. Police say a 46-year-old man from Pictou County was taken to a nearby hospital. He was later airlifted to a ... Man in hospital with life-threatening injuries after assault in New GlasgowTheChronicleHerald.ca all 12 news articles »
  • Pictou County group holds community discussion around Ivany report - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    October 9, 2014 4:38 pm

    Pictou County group holds community discussion around Ivany report TheChronicleHerald.ca As Pictou County struggles with a decline in overall population, devastating job losses and a decision to move ahead on governance reform, there's a dynamic group of residents and businesspeople working together to create success in the county. And ...
  • Pictou County couple under siege by sticky-fingered squirrel - CTV News
    October 7, 2014 10:11 pm

    Pictou County couple under siege by sticky-fingered squirrel CTV News A Nova Scotia couple is under siege by a brazen thief who is giving them a big headache every time the couple puts their wash out on the line. About a month ago, Carol Morris found her clothespin bucket empty and a load of laundry was spread on the ...
  • RCMP in Pictou County make their largest outdoor grow-op bust - CBC.ca
    October 1, 2014 9:38 pm

    CBC.ca RCMP in Pictou County make their largest outdoor grow-op bust CBC.ca RCMP in Pictou County, N.S. have dismantled what they call a large outdoor marijuana grow-op in the community of Piedmont. Tuesday morning around 9:00, officers armed with a search warrant seized approximately 200 large marijuana plants growing on ...

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  • Sydney launches Repair Café to keep household items out of landfill - CBC.ca
    October 21, 2014 11:19 pm

    CBC.ca Sydney launches Repair Café to keep household items out of landfill CBC.ca If you've got a toaster that doesn't toast, a bike that doesn't cycle or a computer that needs more than a reboot, don't throw them out you can save them from the landfill. All you have to do is bring your broken household items to Sydney's first ...
  • Finding gravesites in New Waterford area about to become easier - Cape Breton Post
    October 21, 2014 10:17 pm

    Finding gravesites in New Waterford area about to become easier Cape Breton Post NEW WATERFORD Trying to locate the gravesite of a loved one at a Catholic cemetery in the New Waterford area will soon be easier. © Submitted photo. Doug DeBow, a carpentry student at Memorial High School in Sydney Mines, puts the finishing ... and more »
  • NS in negotiations to buy prime waterfront property from federal government - CTV News
    October 21, 2014 9:39 pm

    NS in negotiations to buy prime waterfront property from federal government CTV News CTV News has learned the Waterfront Development Corporation is negotiating to buy a former Canadian Coast Guard base from the Government of Canada. The property stretches about 500 metres along the Dartmouth Waterfront, just south of the Angus L.
  • Lower Sackville sexual assault complaint investigated by police - CBC.ca
    October 21, 2014 8:54 pm

    CBC.ca Lower Sackville sexual assault complaint investigated by police CBC.ca Nova Scotia RCMP are looking for two men and a dark-coloured, two-door car as they investigate a sexual assault complaint from a 37-year-old woman on Tuesday. The woman called police at 6:35 a.m. and said she was assaulted in Lower Sackville, on a ... RCMP investigating after woman allegedly sexually assaulted in Lower SackvilleCTV News Woman allegedly sexually assaulted on Sackville pathwayCape Breton Post Two sought in Lower Sackville sexual assaultTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Globalnews.ca all 7 news articles »
  • NS police officer scares off scammer; gets hugs, donuts in return - Cape Breton Post
    October 21, 2014 8:43 pm

    NS police officer scares off scammer; gets hugs, donuts in return Cape Breton Post SHELBURNE (Metro News) What seemed to be a simple sale turned into a scary situation for a Nova Scotia couple last week as they became entangled in a scam. Other news. Jonathan Drouin makes his NHL debut after injury to Alex Killorn · Red Wings ... Shelburne RCMP officer scares off scammer -gets hugs, donutsShelburne County Coastguard all 6 news articles »
  • Kenneth Rowe says immigration not the panacea for Nova Scotia - CBC.ca
    October 21, 2014 8:34 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Kenneth Rowe says immigration not the panacea for Nova Scotia CBC.ca The head of one of Nova Scotia's largest and most successful businesses says the province needs to create jobs before it attracts immigrants. "It's all right bringing immigrants in, but you should get the jobs first. You know, what comes first the ... Immigration just part of solution for province, IMP's Ken Rowe saysTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 3 news articles »
  • Sydney man, 23, accused of stealing vehicle, driving while impaired - CTV News
    October 21, 2014 3:19 pm

    CTV News Sydney man, 23, accused of stealing vehicle, driving while impaired CTV News A 23-year-old Sydney man is facing several charges after he allegedly stole a vehicle and drove it while under the influence of drugs. Cape Breton RCMP responded to a complaint of an erratic driver on Highway 125 headed towards North Sydney around ... Sydney man arrested for driving impaired in stolen vehicleCape Breton Post Sydney man drives stolen vehicle into ditch while trying to evade policeTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 3 news articles »
  • Sydney Santa Claus parade to end in Whitney Pier after route change - CBC.ca
    October 21, 2014 3:09 pm

    CBC.ca Sydney Santa Claus parade to end in Whitney Pier after route change CBC.ca Cape Breton Regional Municipality officials have changed their minds and decided the Sydney Santa Claus parade will include Whitney Pier after all. The city announced earlier this month the parade route had been shortened and would end in Open Hearth ... Sydney Santa Claus parade will be held at nightCape Breton Post all 2 news articles »
  • Nova Scotia's chief electoral officer says ballot secrecy needs strengthening - CTV News
    October 21, 2014 2:08 pm

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia's chief electoral officer says ballot secrecy needs strengthening CTV News HALIFAX -- The case of a man who posted on social media a photo of his marked vote in Nova Scotia's election has prompted the province's elections agency to call for legislative amendments to strengthen ballot secrecy provisions. Nova Scotia's chief ... Elections Nova Scotia recommends law preventing ballot picsCBC.ca NS's chief electoral officer says ballot secrecy needs strengtheningCape Breton Post all 10 news articles »
  • Nova Star a 'disaster' says former head of Yarmouth ferry - CBC.ca
    October 21, 2014 1:48 pm

    CBC.ca Nova Star a 'disaster' says former head of Yarmouth ferry CBC.ca The man at the helm of the company that once ran the Scotia Prince says Nova Scotia taxpayers will likely have to dig deep in order to keep the Nova Star sailing. Henk Pols said the first year of re-established ferry service between Yarmouth and Maine ... NS hasn't seen concrete proposals for Yarmouth to Maine ferry: ministerCTV News MLA booted from legislature during Yarmouth ferry debateAnnapolis County Spectator Nova Scotia Tory ejected from question period after heated exchange over ferryCape Breton Post Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia all 28 news articles »

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  • 2nd-degree murder charge laid in death of NB teen in Alberta - CBC.ca
    October 21, 2014 11:48 pm

    CBC.ca 2nd-degree murder charge laid in death of NB teen in Alberta CBC.ca A man from Alberta has been charged in connection with the homicide of a New Brunswick teen last month. The body of Allen Neil Wilson, of Salisbury, was found near Stony Plain, west of Edmonton, on Sept. 21. A 55-year-old man from Stony Plain is ... Man charged with second-degree murder in NB teen's deathCTV News Stony Plain man charged with murder in death of New Brunswick teenEdmonton Journal all 6 news articles »
  • U-Haul workers find deceased infants inside "delinquent storage locker" - Winnipeg Free Press
    October 21, 2014 11:34 pm

    Winnipeg Free Press U-Haul workers find deceased infants inside "delinquent storage locker" Winnipeg Free Press Winnipeg police are investigating the gruesome discovery of four dead infants in a storage locker at a McPhillips Street business Monday. An employee at a storage facility made the discovery Monday afternoon, a police spokesman said at a press conference ... Bodies of four infants believed found in Canadian storage lockerReuters Canada Winnipeg police holding presser about dead babiesWinnipeg Sun Remains found in storage locker from as many as 4 babiesCTV News Sydney Morning Herald -Toronto Star -Herald Sun all 158 news articles »
  • Luka Magnotta sent email about urge to kill, UK journalist says - CBC.ca
    October 21, 2014 11:27 pm

    CBC.ca Luka Magnotta sent email about urge to kill, UK journalist says CBC.ca A British journalist says he received an email he believes was from Luka Magnotta, which described the pleasures of killing and the need to continue, six months before Jun Lin was killed and dismembered.. 4 ways Luka Magnotta's trial could be a challenge ... Luka Magnotta trial: Oct. 21, 2014Montreal Gazette UK reporter tells Magnotta trial accused authored email implying future slayingWinnipeg Free Press Luka Magnotta warned he would make kill video, trial toldTimes of Fort Erie all 82 news articles »
  • Why did a 25-year-old Quebec man commit an act of terror? - CTV News
    October 21, 2014 11:19 pm

    CBC.ca Why did a 25-year-old Quebec man commit an act of terror? CTV News Three days before Martin Rouleau drove his car into two Canadian soldiers, killing one and injuring the other, he posted an image to his Facebook page showing two doorways. The left door opened to heaven, the right door led to hell. It was the latest ... Federal government raises Canada's internal threat levelToronto Star Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu attack was 'clearly linked to terrorist ideology,' safety ...National Post Martin Couture-Rouleau case underscores passport seizure dilemmaCBC.ca Vancouver Sun -580 CFRA Radio -Ottawa Citizen all 901 news articles »
  • Photos: Dalai Lama brings message of compassion to Vancouver - Vancouver Sun
    October 21, 2014 11:15 pm

    Vancouver Sun Photos: Dalai Lama brings message of compassion to Vancouver Vancouver Sun The Dalai Lama was in Vancouver on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 for two events, the Heart-Mind Youth Dialogue at John Oliver secondary school, in which he spoke to students about their personal experiences with heart-mind learning, and the Heart-Mind ... Surrey's John Volken receives humanitarian award from Dalai LamaSurrey Leader all 7 news articles »
  • Canadian fighter jets head to Middle East - Toronto Star
    October 21, 2014 11:02 pm

    Toronto Star Canadian fighter jets head to Middle East Toronto Star OTTAWACanadian CF-18 fighter jets have begun their long journey to join combat operations in the Middle East as defence officials urge military personnel at home to remain vigilant in wake of a Monday attack that left one soldier dead. Family members ... Six Canadian fighter jets leave Alberta for KuwaitCTV News Soldier's death in Quebec underscores terror threats at home and abroad ...CANOE Canadian fighter jets depart for Middle East missionTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Thompson Citizen all 53 news articles »
  • Canada Post delivers good news to Kanata woman struggling with new mailbox - Ottawa Citizen
    October 21, 2014 10:23 pm

    Ottawa Citizen Canada Post delivers good news to Kanata woman struggling with new mailbox Ottawa Citizen A Kanata woman will no longer have to ask for help to get her mail after Canada Post said Tuesday they have switched her to a box that's easier to reach. Ruth Hurst told the Citizen on Monday she had asked Canada Post for a lower slot at the new community ... Canada Post shuns Canadian companies for US mailbox manufacturerSun News Network NDP fights to save Canada Post's home deliveryChatham Daily News all 105 news articles »
  • Turning surplus into tax cuts? Budget watchdog warns Ottawa to spend wisely - Montreal Gazette
    October 21, 2014 9:39 pm

    Montreal Gazette Turning surplus into tax cuts? Budget watchdog warns Ottawa to spend wisely Montreal Gazette OTTAWA Canada's budget watchdog says the federal books could be balanced one year ahead of the Harper government's election-year target. But don't count on it. While the Parliamentary Budget Office sees little reason for Ottawa to wait until fiscal ... Conservatives should be wary of cutting taxes too early, budget watchdog saysThe Globe and Mail Ottawa should be wary of turning surplus into tax cuts: budget watchdogCP24 Toronto's Breaking News all 13 news articles »
  • Ian Mulgrew: Family outraged by police actions leading to Peter de Groot's killing ... - Vancouver Sun
    October 21, 2014 8:52 pm

    Vancouver Sun Ian Mulgrew: Family outraged by police actions leading to Peter de Groot's killing ... Vancouver Sun Peter de Groot was executed in the Slocan Valley on Thanksgiving Day by callous RCMP ERT officers who cared nothing for his life, his family said Monday at a tearful media conference. Danna de Groot lashed out at the Mounties and poured scorn on the ... De Groot family outragedNelson Star RCMP response during BC backwoods manhunt amounted to an execution ...National Post Family condemns RCMP response during Slocan manhunt that ended with ...The Province all 67 news articles »
  • Former NDP, Bloc MPs form new Quebec-only party - Ottawa Citizen
    October 21, 2014 8:03 pm

    Ottawa Citizen Former NDP, Bloc MPs form new Quebec-only party Ottawa Citizen Bloc MP Jean-Francois Fortin is one of two Quebec MPs forming a new party, Forces et Democratie. Sean Kilpatrick / CP. Share Adjust Comment Print. A former Bloc Québécois MP and an NDP defector have formed a new Quebec-only party targeting the ... Quebec MP quits federal NDP to form new party with ex-Bloc MPToronto Star Jean-François Fortin, Jean-François Larose form new political partyCBC.ca Quebec MPs form new federal partyWinnipeg Sun Macleans.ca all 18 news articles »

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  • For Pistorius, Five-Year Term May Mean Move to House Arrest - New York Times
    October 21, 2014 11:47 pm

    New York Times For Pistorius, Five-Year Term May Mean Move to House Arrest New York Times Family members spoke after a South African judge sentenced Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic athlete, to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Publish Date October 21, 2014. Photo by Pool photo by Herman Verwey. Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva SteenkampReuters Oscar Pistorius murder trial: The unanswered questionsBBC News Oscar Pistorius banned from Rio Paralympics even if he is let out of jail earlierTelegraph.co.uk KTUL -FOXSports.com all 2,998 news articles »
  • UN: Assault on Yazidis may be genocide attempt - MiamiHerald.com
    October 21, 2014 11:40 pm

    euronews UN: Assault on Yazidis may be genocide attempt MiamiHerald.com A United Nations official says evidence strongly indicates that the Islamic State group's assault on Iraq's Yazidi religious minority is "an attempt to commit genocide." Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic spoke to reporters Tuesday ... ISIS Still Threatens Yazidis On Mount SinjarHuffington Post Islamic State onslaught on Yazidis may be attempted genocide - UNReuters all 47 news articles »
  • Four infant bodies found in Canada storage locker - BBC News
    October 21, 2014 11:32 pm

    BBC News Four infant bodies found in Canada storage locker BBC News The bodies of up to four infants have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, Canada, authorities say. Police responded to a call from an employee at the storage facility on Monday and discovered the decomposed remains inside. Tests on the ... Dead infants found in Canadian storage locker, police saySydney Morning Herald Four dead babies found in locker in CanadaHerald Sun Remains found in storage locker from as many as 4 babiesCTV News Channel News Asia -Toronto Star all 158 news articles »
  • Martin Couture-Rouleau met with police days before attack - CBC.ca
    October 21, 2014 11:04 pm

    CBC.ca Martin Couture-Rouleau met with police days before attack CBC.ca Martin (Ahmad) Couture-Rouleau met with police and his imam several times, including days before he crashed his car into two soldiers, an RCMP officer says. Couture-Rouleau's parents were worried about their son and reported his suspected radicalization ... Why did a 25-year-old Quebec man commit an act of terror?CTV News Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu attack was 'clearly linked to terrorist ideology,' safety ...National Post Soldier attacker Martin Rouleau had passport seized, RCMP saysToronto Star The Globe and Mail -euronews -New York Daily News all 901 news articles »
  • North Korea unexpectedly frees American Jeffrey Fowle - Reuters
    October 21, 2014 10:56 pm

    Reuters North Korea unexpectedly frees American Jeffrey Fowle Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea has freed Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans detained by the country, and he is being flown home to his family in Ohio, the White house said on Tuesday. Spokesman Josh Earnest said the United States welcomed ... US Hails Release of American Detained in N. KoreaVoice of America North Korea Frees American After Months of ImprisonmentNBCNews.com North Korea Releases One of Three US DetaineesTIME The Australian -CTV News -USA TODAY all 481 news articles »
  • Sweden Says It Wins Upper Hand as Foreign Vessel Hunt Expands - Businessweek
    October 21, 2014 10:05 pm

    New York Times Sweden Says It Wins Upper Hand as Foreign Vessel Hunt Expands Businessweek Sweden said there's little doubt its waters have been infiltrated by a foreign vessel as the navy said it was gaining the upper hand in its hunt. Time is on our side, Rear Admiral Anders Grenstad, deputy chief of operations at the Swedish Armed Forces, said ... How NATO can respond to Swedish mysteryCNN Why a suspected Russian submarine is a reminder of Cold War embarrassment ...Washington Post (blog) Sweden gets two new sightings, as hunt for undersea intruder goes onReuters Montreal Gazette -The Guardian all 478 news articles »
  • Ukraine says it has never used cluster bombs in fight with separatists - Los Angeles Times
    October 21, 2014 10:01 pm

    Fox News Ukraine says it has never used cluster bombs in fight with separatists Los Angeles Times Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported that it had documented a dozen instances in which the ... Oettinger: European Company May Buy Russian Gas to Further Re-Sell It to ...RIA Novosti Russian Gas Deal Delayed as Ukraine Payments UnresolvedBusinessweek No deal yet, EU hopes for Russia-Ukraine gas deal next weekReuters Barron's (blog) -Voice of America -USA TODAY all 783 news articles »
  • Total needs to fill void after CEO death - Brisbane Times
    October 21, 2014 8:03 pm

    Irish Independent Total needs to fill void after CEO death Brisbane Times The death of Total CEO Christophe de Margerie in a collision at a Moscow airport leaves a void at the top of the oil giant at a time of falling prices and other major challenges for the industry. 22/10/14. CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, ... What happens when you get drunk and kill Putin's friend with your snowplow?Fortune for Oil Group TotalWall Street Journal (blog) Total CEO killed in Moscow plane crash: France has lost 'great industry captain ...Telegraph.co.uk Reuters Canada all 1,389 news articles »
  • No breakthrough during Hong Kong protest talks - New Zealand Herald
    October 21, 2014 8:01 pm

    The Independent No breakthrough during Hong Kong protest talks New Zealand Herald A woman crosses a road divide in an area occupied by pro-democracy student protesters, Hong Kong. Photo / Wally Santana. Hong Kong's government held its first talks Tuesday with pro-democracy protest leaders but made no breakthrough in their bid to ... Hong Kong students present case to govt, but no breakthroughThe Guardian Nigeria New Occupy report to Beijing promisedHong Kong Standard Hong Kong government, protesting students hold talks (Roundup)Business Standard all 695 news articles »
  • Egypt sets appeal hearing for Al-Jazeera staff - MiamiHerald.com
    October 21, 2014 2:57 pm

    MiamiHerald.com Egypt sets appeal hearing for Al-Jazeera staff MiamiHerald.com A Cairo court has set an appeals hearing for three Al-Jazeera English journalists convicted of terrorism-related charges last June amid widespread international condemnation. Adel Fahmy, the brother of Mohammed Fahmy, acting Cairo bureau chief for ... Egypt court sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalistsReuters Africa Jailed Egyptian-Canadian journalist's appeal to be heard Jan. 1Toronto Sun Egypt sets 1 Jan appeal for Al Jazeera journalistsNews24 all 111 news articles »

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