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  • Court rejects application from Pictou County man for government-funded lawyer - Cape Breton Post
    March 4, 2015 12:07 am

    Court rejects application from Pictou County man for government-funded lawyer Cape Breton Post Court rejects application from Pictou County man for government-funded lawyer. Published on March 03, 2015. Share 0. 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. HALIFAX The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has denied a request for legal assistance to a ... and more »
  • Canada Games wrap-up: Pictou County judo athletes place fifth - NG News
    March 3, 2015 10:41 pm

    NG News Canada Games wrap-up: Pictou County judo athletes place fifth NG News Of the nine-member contingent from Pictou County, the highest placing athletes were judokai Maddy Fitt and Cody Angevine, who both placed fifth in their respective weight divisions. The two live in Merigomish and were also members of the judo team ... and more »
  • Contractor pulls out of Pictou County mill precipitator construction - Cape Breton Post
    March 3, 2015 2:51 pm

    Contractor pulls out of Pictou County mill precipitator construction Cape Breton Post Contractor pulls out of Pictou County mill precipitator construction. Published on March 03, 2015. Share 0. 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. NEW GLASGOW (TC Media) - The company that was supposed to install the new recovery boiler precipitator at ... and more »
  • Junior Wildcats win ninth straight, 5-2 over Pictou County - Kings County Register/Advertiser
    February 28, 2015 3:27 am

    Junior Wildcats win ninth straight, 5-2 over Pictou County Kings County Register/Advertiser Pictou County was first with 62 points, and Yarmouth was second with 58. The game was scoreless until Wildcats' defenseman Myles McGurty scored an even-strength goal at the nine-minute mark of the first period, assisted by Josh Worthen and Matt Wright.
  • Cyndi Cain returning to Pictou County for soulful wrap-up to African Heritage ... - NG News
    February 27, 2015 1:30 am

    Cyndi Cain returning to Pictou County for soulful wrap-up to African Heritage ... NG News Cyndi Cain returning to Pictou County for soulful wrap-up to African Heritage Month. Amanda Jess: Published on February 26, 2015. Share 0. 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. NEW GLASGOW Cyndi Cain may have grown up in Toronto, but New Glasgow ...
  • Pictou County food truck among firms to get loans - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    February 23, 2015 10:29 pm

    Pictou County food truck among firms to get loans TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) The Pictou County food truck is one of eight small businesses that have received $305,000 in loans from a new economic development program involving Michelin. The tire maker, which has three plants in Nova Scotia, set up the program last year following ...
  • Teaching adults offers rewards, new challenges for Pictou County woman - The News
    February 22, 2015 6:37 pm

    Teaching adults offers rewards, new challenges for Pictou County woman The News Fifteen years later, she is still working four mornings a week with Pictou County Continuous Learning Association (PiCCoLA). Working with adults is very rewarding. These people are here because they want to upgrade, not because their parents sent them ... and more »
  • Creative Pictou County moving forward, electing new board - NG News
    February 20, 2015 1:05 am

    Creative Pictou County moving forward, electing new board NG News Creative Pictou County conducted an online survey, interviewed artists, and held a community brainstorming session between May and November 2014, receiving more than 100 responses. I think it shows that there's a real hunger among the arts community ...
  • Pictou County jail to use new model - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    February 9, 2015 2:03 am

    TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Pictou County jail to use new model TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) The Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility that opens this week in Priestville, Pictou County, will be the first of this province's four adult jails to use the model. We know from other jurisdictions that having staff in the living units with ... and more »
  • New correctional facility in Nova Scotia's Pictou County set to open Monday - CTV News
    February 6, 2015 8:17 pm

    CTV News New correctional facility in Nova Scotia's Pictou County set to open Monday CTV News PRIESTVILLE, N.S. - The new correctional facility in Nova Scotia's Pictou County will open Monday. The provincial government says the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Priestville can house a maximum of 196 people. It replaces the aging ... Assaults on guards among mounting troubles at Dartmouth jailTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 75 news articles »

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  • Mic Mac Mall 'threat' tip came from Crime Stoppers, say Halifax police - CBC.ca
    March 4, 2015 8:44 pm

    CBC.ca Mic Mac Mall 'threat' tip came from Crime Stoppers, say Halifax police CBC.ca The closure of Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth on Tuesday and the temporary arrest of three people was prompted by a tip to Crime Stoppers, Halifax Regional Police said Wednesday. Police also admitted a copy of the Crime Stoppers tip that led officers to ... Potential threat made against NS mall came through Crime StoppersCTV News Police release three people without charges in relation to potential threat at ...Shelburne County Coastguard all 3 news articles »
  • Wentworth Markets break-in investigated by Nova Scotia RCMP - CBC.ca
    March 4, 2015 6:30 pm

    CBC.ca Wentworth Markets break-in investigated by Nova Scotia RCMP CBC.ca Nova Scotia RCMP are asking the public for help identifying two suspects after a store in Wentworth was broken into earlier this week. On Monday, just before 4 a.m., RCMP responded to a break-in at the Wentworth Markets on Highway 4. When they arrived ...
  • Nova Scotia MLAs handed $290K to hire summer students - CBC.ca
    March 4, 2015 5:38 pm

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia MLAs handed $290K to hire summer students CBC.ca The government department that cannot afford to keep visitor information centres open in Digby and Pictou, has handed provincial politicians $290,000 so the 51 MLAs can hire themselves summer students. An all party committee endorsed the idea at a ... Students group raps Nova Scotia plan for jobs with MLAsTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 6 news articles »
  • Prostitution a 'sustained' problem in Sydney, say police - CBC.ca
    March 4, 2015 4:31 pm

    CBC.ca Prostitution a 'sustained' problem in Sydney, say police CBC.ca Police in Cape Breton say merchants in downtown Sydney have complained that the world's oldest profession is being plied in broad daylight in front of their businesses. Cape Breton Regional Police Chief Peter MacIsaac told the police commission this ... Police chief to ask CBRM council for $25.1M budgetCape Breton Post CBRM plans to use social media during emergenciesTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 14 news articles »
  • Coun. Dwayne MacDonald launches campaign to buy farm equipment - CBC.ca
    March 4, 2015 4:24 pm

    CBC.ca Coun. Dwayne MacDonald launches campaign to buy farm equipment CBC.ca A municipal councillor in Inverness County is asking people to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to growing their own food in Cape Breton. Dwayne MacDonald, the co-founder and chair of the Municipal Food Security Committee, has ...
  • Called one patient 'racist and crazy' during investigation - CBC.ca
    March 4, 2015 3:49 pm

    Called one patient 'racist and crazy' during investigation CBC.ca A Dartmouth family doctor who yelled at her staff, was rude to patients, didn't safeguard confidentiality and was accused of not providing proper followup has been reprimanded by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. In addition to the ...
  • NS man fashions 'mail bucket' after plows damage mailbox - CTV News
    March 4, 2015 12:22 pm

    NS man fashions 'mail bucket' after plows damage mailbox CTV News Tired of his mailbox being damaged by snowplows, an Amherst, N.S. man has come up with a temporary solution in the form of a bucket. Richard Farrow says his mailbox was struck by a snowplow three times this winter, damaging it the first two times.
  • Three arrested in connection with potential mall threat released without charges - CTV News
    March 4, 2015 11:43 am

    Toronto Star Three arrested in connection with potential mall threat released without charges CTV News Three people who were taken into custody in connection with a potential threat that closed a busy Halifax-area shopping mall Tuesday have been released without charges. Two men and a woman were arrested in connection with the alleged incident shortly ... Mic Mac Mall 'threat' results in Halifax police releasing 3 arrestedCBC.ca Canada police release three after March threat to Nova Scotia mallReuters Canada Police release three arrested after threat made against Halifax mallThe Globe and Mail Toronto Sun -Shelburne County Coastguard all 169 news articles »
  • Mashable takes note of Downtown Halifax Business Commission date ad - CBC.ca
    March 4, 2015 10:32 am

    CBC.ca Mashable takes note of Downtown Halifax Business Commission date ad CBC.ca An ad by the Downtown Halifax Business Commission is basking in its international attention bad facial hair and all. The spot called "date night" drops the viewer back in 1980s and the world of VHS dating videos. It launched in February and features ... Hello, ladies: Watch this 1980s themed date night video for downtown HalifaxMetroNews Canada Halifax business group's Date Night promo garners horrified fascinationTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Halifax's ad for 'date night' is utterly horrifyingMashable all 5 news articles »
  • Lone Dalhousie dentistry student still fighting to return to class - CTV News
    March 4, 2015 2:28 am

    CTV News Lone Dalhousie dentistry student still fighting to return to class CTV News HALIFAX -- Lawyers representing a dentistry student at Dalhousie University say their client is the only student who remains suspended from clinical practice at the school in Halifax as it deals with controversial posts allegedly made on Facebook. The ... Dalhousie dentistry whistleblower, still suspended, says school blames himThe Globe and Mail Suspended Dalhousie dentistry student still fights for return to class: lawyersTimes Colonist Student fights to return to class: lawyersThe Free Press Cape Breton Post all 21 news articles »

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  • This isn't your old-fashioned convention: How the Ontario PC leadership process ... - National Post
    March 4, 2015 9:19 pm

    National Post This isn't your old-fashioned convention: How the Ontario PC leadership process ... National Post The race to succeed Tim Hudak at the helm of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party has finally started rocking after months of almost too-calm sailing. Barrie MP Patrick Brown says he sold the most party memberships in race for Ontario PC leadership. Patrick Brown offers preview of battle to replace Stephen Harper: HébertToronto Star Rida Ali, Ontario PC staffer, charged with sending threats to Elliott campCBC.ca McNaughton worker arrested for alleged threats against Elliott campaignCTV News Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin -www.norfolknews.ca/ -Belleville Intelligencer all 115 news articles »
  • New law will ensure some criminals stay in jail for life, Stephen Harper says - Toronto Star
    March 4, 2015 9:16 pm

    Toronto Star New law will ensure some criminals stay in jail for life, Stephen Harper says Toronto Star The federal government will introduce new legislation to ensure that a life sentence means exactly that a sentence for life without parole Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Wednesday. The new bill will apply to those convicted of first-degree ... Family of murdered BC teen applauds new federal legislationNews1130 Conservatives plan law aimed at 'Canada's most heinous criminals'Macleans.ca New law will keep 'most heinous' criminals behind bars for life: Harper660 News Financial Post -Prince George Citizen all 73 news articles »
  • Fake soldier Franck Gervais pleads guilty to unlawfully wearing military uniform ... - National Post
    March 4, 2015 9:13 pm

    National Post Fake soldier Franck Gervais pleads guilty to unlawfully wearing military uniform ... National Post Fake soldier Franck Gervais pleads guilty to some charges. Video thumbnail for Fake soldier Franck Gervais pleads guilty to some charges. 0:00:00. Play clip. 0:00. / 0:45. Full screen. Live. Quality Settings. Share. Mute. Volume 100%. The man accused of ... Fake soldier Franck Gervais pleads guilty to some charges (with video)Ottawa Citizen Man who posed as soldier pleads guilty to unlawfully wearing uniform, medals580 CFRA Radio Franck Gervais pleads guilty to illegally wearing military gear on Remembrance ...CBC.ca CTV News -640 Toronto News -CANOE all 20 news articles »
  • Potential threat made against NS mall came through Crime Stoppers - CTV News
    March 4, 2015 9:12 pm

    CTV News Potential threat made against NS mall came through Crime Stoppers CTV News HALIFAX -- Halifax police say their decision to warn a local shopping mall about a potential threat and the later arrest of three people were based on an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip. Const. Pierre Bourdages said Wednesday that one of those arrested ... and more »
  • Key video from Parliament Hill attacker to spur debate on anti-terrorism bill - Ottawa Citizen
    March 4, 2015 9:02 pm

    Ottawa Citizen Key video from Parliament Hill attacker to spur debate on anti-terrorism bill Ottawa Citizen Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he hasn't yet seen a video recorded by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau before his Oct. 22 attack on Parliament, but he believes that incident and other global events have already taught Canadians they are facing a real threat of ... RCMP to release Ottawa shooter's video on FridayThe Globe and Mail Michael Zehaf-Bibeau video likely to be made public at House committee FridayCBC.ca RCMP to show MPs video made by Parliament Hill shooter FridayCP24 Toronto's Breaking News CANOE all 88 news articles »
  • 6-year-old Zain Hassan is now off life support, a spokesman for the family says ... - CBC.ca
    March 4, 2015 8:49 pm

    CBC.ca 6-year-old Zain Hassan is now off life support, a spokesman for the family says ... CBC.ca The young boy who has been clinging to life since his family was poisoned by a deadly pesticide in their Fort McMurray apartment is now expected to survive. Zain Hassan, 6, has been taken off life support, a spokesperson for the family told CBC News. Alberta boy exposed to bedbug pesticide improving: family friendCalgary Herald Fort McMurray boy exposed to pesticide improvingGlobalnews.ca all 14 news articles »
  • GOP-led Senate fails to override Obama's Keystone veto, lawmakers say fight ... - Fox News
    March 4, 2015 8:44 pm

    Fox News GOP-led Senate fails to override Obama's Keystone veto, lawmakers say fight ... Fox News FILE: November 14, 2014: A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne, North Dakota. (REUTERS). The GOP-controlled Senate failed Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of Keystone ... Republican-led Senate fails to overturn Obama's veto of bill approving Keystone ...Washington Post all 284 news articles »
  • Search launched after teen disappears during class trip on Vancouver Island - CTV News
    March 4, 2015 8:26 pm

    CTV News Search launched after teen disappears during class trip on Vancouver Island CTV News TOFINO, B.C. -- A search is underway for a teen girl who disappeared during a hike while on a class trip on Vancouver Island. RCMP Sgt. Jeff Swann says the teen was out for a hike on Tuesday near Tofino, but she didn't return with the group. Swann says a ... Search launched after BC teen disappears during hike on Vancouver IslandTimes Colonist all 10 news articles »
  • Webcam model streaming sex show at library caught in act - CBC.ca
    March 4, 2015 7:23 pm

    CBC.ca Webcam model streaming sex show at library caught in act CBC.ca Pornographic video shows a web cam model performing sex acts in a branch of the Windsor Public Library before being caught in the act and asked to leave. Live sex shows streamed from Windsor libraries · Sex shows streamed from Windsor libraries ... Windsor public library stripper fired by web porn broadcasterHamilton Spectator Windsor library stripper fired by web porn...Kawartha Media Group Patrons shocked, amazed by long-running Windsor library peep showOttawa Citizen MetroNews Canada all 96 news articles »
  • Conservative government mum on taxpayer-funded ad spending - The Globe and Mail
    March 4, 2015 7:02 pm

    CBC.ca Conservative government mum on taxpayer-funded ad spending The Globe and Mail The Conservative government's annual report on government advertising is nowhere to be found at a time when the use of taxpayer-funded ad spending is under close political scrutiny. Nearly a year after the 2013-14 fiscal year came to an end, Public Works ... Trudeau, Mulcair top Harper in approval ratings, but regional swings keyCBC.ca Liberals call for end to wasteful spending on partisan government advertisingNorthumberlandView.ca Liberals accuse government of spending public funds on 'partisan' adsiPolitics.ca (subscription) rabble.ca -CTV News -Toronto Star all 24 news articles »

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  • Putin: Murder of Boris Nemtsov 'Disgrace' to Russia - Voice of America
    March 4, 2015 9:05 pm

    Voice of America Putin: Murder of Boris Nemtsov 'Disgrace' to Russia Voice of America Calling the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov a disgrace to Russia, President Vladimir Putin called on the country's law enforcement agencies Wednesday to focus on high-profile crimes, including those that are politically motivated. The Russian ... Vladimir Putin condemns 'shameful' political crimes after Boris Nemtsov killingTelegraph.co.uk Before Nemtsov's assassination, a year of demonizationWashington Post Nemtsov murder stirs fears of violent nationalism in Putin's RussiaAl Jazeera America New York Daily News -Fox News -Huffington Post all 555 news articles »
  • Netanyahu's speech to Congress fails to jolt electoral needle at home - Washington Post
    March 4, 2015 9:01 pm

    Haaretz Netanyahu's speech to Congress fails to jolt electoral needle at home Washington Post JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew home Wednesday to face a tougher, less adoring crowd than the cheering legislators in Washington. Awaiting him were Israeli voters and a tight election in less than two weeks. According to polls ... Iran Foreign Minister: We Believe We Are 'Very Close' to Nuke DealNBCNews.com Democrats With Large Jewish Constituentencies Walk a Fine Line After ...Bloomberg Netanyahu offered no viable alternatives to Iran talks: ObamaThe Hindu Wall Street Journal -Haaretz -New York Times all 11,820 news articles »
  • More than a rich man's hobby? Microsoft co-founder may have discovered a ... - Christian Science Monitor
    March 4, 2015 8:57 pm

    Christian Science Monitor More than a rich man's hobby? Microsoft co-founder may have discovered a ... Christian Science Monitor Paul Allen recently announced that after an eight-year expedition, he and his team have found a lost Japanese warship off the coast of the Philippines. His discovery is the latest result of efforts by wealthy benefactors to support undersea exploration. Wreckage of Japanese WWII battleship located by Microsoft co-founder's ...Fox News Microsoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleshipUSA TODAY This would be like finding the Titanic, because of the status of the ship and the ...ABC Online Live Science -CBS Local -Sydney Morning Herald all 302 news articles »
  • Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine - Chron.com
    March 4, 2015 8:45 pm

    Chron.com Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine Chron.com DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) A rebel-held city scarred by months of conflict in eastern Ukraine suffered more tragedy Wednesday when a methane gas explosion in a coal mine killed at least 24 workers and left nine missing. As rescue efforts stretched past ... Thirty-three miners dead after pit blast in east UkraineReuters Blast Kills at Least 17 Coal Miners in Ukraine Conflict ZoneBloomberg 24 dead, more missing after Ukraine coal mine blastUSA TODAY ABC Online -NBCNews.com -Times of India all 589 news articles »
  • Concern grows for civilians as Iraq tightens noose on Tikrit - Times of India
    March 4, 2015 8:33 pm

    ABC News Concern grows for civilians as Iraq tightens noose on Tikrit Times of India KIRKUK: Concern mounted Wednesday over the fate of civilians in Tikrit where Iraqi forces were trying to trap Islamic State group fighters on the third day of a huge offensive to retake the jihadist stronghold. On Monday, around 30,000 Iraqi security forces and ... War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then ...The Independent Concern grows for civilians as noose tightens around TikritDaily Mail Iraqi forces race toward Tikrit in bid to wrestle control from ISISHaaretz VICE News -Slate Magazine (blog) -Fox News all 546 news articles »
  • Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL approval - Reuters
    March 4, 2015 8:07 pm

    New York Times Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL approval Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate failed on Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the controversial project to await an administration decision on whether to permit or ... Congress' months-long attempt to force through Keystone ends in defeatSalon Senate attempts to override Obama's Keystone pipeline vetoCBS News Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline billU-T San Diego all 301 news articles »
  • Ben Carson: Prison proves homosexuality is a choice - The Week Magazine
    March 4, 2015 8:05 pm

    New York Post Ben Carson: Prison proves homosexuality is a choice The Week Magazine Ben Carson's proto-presidential campaign is off to a bizarre start after the neurosurgeon claimed Wednesday that homosexuality is "absolutely" a choice. His proof: Straight prisoners come out of jail gay. "A lot of people who go into prison go into prison ... Ben Carson Clashes With CNN Anchor About Whether Being Gay Is a Choice ...TheBlaze.com Ben Carson: prison proves homosexuality is a personal choiceThe Guardian Ben Carson cites prison as proof that homosexuality is a choiceWashington Times Salon all 431 news articles »
  • India: Rape documentary excerpts 'incite violence against women' - CNN International
    March 4, 2015 7:57 pm

    CNN International India: Rape documentary excerpts 'incite violence against women' CNN International (CNN) India's Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has told all news channels not to air a controversial documentary about rape in India -- warning that the excerpts "appear to encourage and incite violence against women." The BBC Storyville ... Banning is not the solutionThe Hindu Delhi Police cyber wing to analyse unedited version of Dec 16 filmHindustan Times Rajnath meets Tihar chief, tells Parliament film won't be airedLivemint Irish Examiner -Washington Post (blog) -BBC News all 1,285 news articles »
  • Turkish jetliner skids off slippery runway, passengers evacuated - TVNZ
    March 4, 2015 7:38 pm

    Business Recorder Turkish jetliner skids off slippery runway, passengers evacuated TVNZ A Turkish Airlines jet landing in dense fog in the Nepalese capital skidded off a slippery runway but there were no serious injuries, officials said. Officials at Kathmandu's Tribhuwan International Airport said the plane with 238 people on board was coming from ... Turkish Airlines' Near-Miss Creates Big Problem At Kathmandu's Tiny AirportNPR (blog) Turkish Airlines plane skids off Nepal runwayDaily Mail Plane passengers scramble to escape Nepal crash landingChannel 4 News gulfnews.com -Wall Street Journal -E Kantipur all 329 news articles »
  • Thousands of mothers gather at Knesset to demand Israeli-Palestinian peace ... - Jerusalem Post Israel News
    March 4, 2015 6:58 pm

    Jerusalem Post Israel News Thousands of mothers gather at Knesset to demand Israeli-Palestinian peace ... Jerusalem Post Israel News Members of Women Wage Peace gather in the capital from across the country to protest stalled peace negotiations, March 4, 2015. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST). Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Amid chants of 1, 2, 3, ... Arrest of three Israelis prompts renewed scrutiny of smuggling into GazaThe Guardian Israeli women protest for peace ahead of electionDaily Mail Israel to double water supplies to Gaza Strip amid tensionsMiamiHerald.com Zee News all 185 news articles »

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