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  • Pictou County fishermen near end of slow herring season - Daily Business Buzz
    September 30, 2014 1:02 pm

    Pictou County fishermen near end of slow herring season Daily Business Buzz [PICTOU, NS] - Herring fishermen in zone 16F which includes Pictou County have caught 5,015 tonnes of a quota of 5,262 tonnes and are awaiting word whether they'll be allowed to go out to catch the rest of the quota. Steve Hachey, communications ... Fishermen near end of slow herring seasonTruro Daily News all 5 news articles »
  • Junior Miners post wins over Liverpool, Pictou County - Cape Breton Post
    September 29, 2014 11:39 pm

    Junior Miners post wins over Liverpool, Pictou County Cape Breton Post Glace Bay completed a successful Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League weekend with a 4-2 win over the Pictou County Scotians in Trenton on Sunday. Colton Abraham struck with a hat trick for the Junior Miners. Shaun Neville added a single goal. and more »
  • Firewood in high demand in Pictou County - Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia
    September 26, 2014 2:25 pm

    Firewood in high demand in Pictou County Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia Firewood in high demand in Pictou County. Published on September 25, 2014. Share 0. 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. Send to a friend. Send this article to a friend. Name* Email* Your name* Your email* Comments. Submit. Business booming for ... and more »
  • Pictou butcher Gordon Fraser's plight draws 200 supporters - CBC.ca
    September 24, 2014 3:11 pm

    CBC.ca Pictou butcher Gordon Fraser's plight draws 200 supporters CBC.ca A crowd of about 200 people jammed into a fire hall in Nova Scotia's Pictou County to support a local butcher banned from slaughtering turkeys Tuesday evening. Gordon Fraser has been slaughtering turkeys in the area for three decades but the Nova ... Delegates visit area for N.S. Heritage ConferenceThe News Another butcher told to stop killing turkeysTheChronicleHerald.ca Agriculture minister says uncertified slaughter houses pose food safety riskTruro Daily News all 8 news articles »
  • Pictou County man charged twice in 24 hours with DUI - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 23, 2014 12:23 am

    Globalnews.ca Pictou County man charged twice in 24 hours with DUI TheChronicleHerald.ca Pictou RCMP charged a man with impaired driving twice in 24 hours last weekend. Brian Logan MacDonald, 48 of Central Caribou was first picked up Saturday afternoon. He allegedly fled the scene of a crash on Chapel Street in Pictou and was charged with ... Pictou man arrested for impaired driving twice in less than 24 hoursGlobalnews.ca Pictou RCMP charge Caribou man with driving drunk twice in under 24 hoursThe News NS man arrested for impaired driving twice in less than 24 hoursCTV News NG News -MetroNews Canada all 10 news articles »
  • Local producer plans to bring filming and jobs to Pictou County - NG News
    September 21, 2014 9:12 pm

    Local producer plans to bring filming and jobs to Pictou County NG News Brazil, who moved to Pictou County two years ago and to Nova Scotia from Ireland more than 10 years ago, has been involved with different aspects of the entertainment industry for more than 20 years, working in the music industry and making ... NS: Bruised Productions plans to bring filming and jobs to Pictou CountyDaily Business Buzz all 3 news articles »
  • Pictou County butcher ordered to stop slaughtering turkeys - CBC.ca
    September 17, 2014 10:42 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Pictou County butcher ordered to stop slaughtering turkeys CBC.ca For 36 years, Gordon Fraser has been slaughtering chickens, cattle, pigs and up until recently, turkeys. That's because the general manager of the Nova Scotia Turkey Producers Marketing Board recently came to his shop and ordered the popular Pictou ... Turkey board: Farmer not being targetedTheChronicleHerald.ca all 2 news articles »
  • Pictou County para-athletes participate in rowing event - NG News
    September 15, 2014 9:26 pm

    Pictou County para-athletes participate in rowing event NG News The event, held at the North Star Rowing Club on Lake Banook in Dartmouth, was organized with Row Nova Scotia and facilitated by several of their volunteers with travel assistance provided by Let Abilities Work Partnership Society and Active Pictou ...
  • Pictou County drunk driving rampage leads to charges - CBC.ca
    September 10, 2014 7:24 pm

    Pictou County drunk driving rampage leads to charges CBC.ca A Waterside man is facing multiple charges after a drunk driving rampage in the Town of Pictou. At about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, a hit and run was reported when a stopped van was struck by an older Dodge truck at the intersection of Haliburton Road and West ... Waterside man arrested after slew of accidents in PictouNG News Pictou RCMP: Impaired driver with dog runs into steps of home, power pole ...Annapolis County Spectator all 16 news articles »
  • Erin Brockovich slams Pictou County pulp mill pollution - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 3, 2014 9:09 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Erin Brockovich slams Pictou County pulp mill pollution TheChronicleHerald.ca Erin Brockovich, the well-known American environmental crusader, is throwing her support behind a Nova Scotia clean air movement. In a Facebook post Tuesday, Brockovich weighed in on the unprecedented levels of air pollution at a Pictou County mill. Erin Brockovich speaks out against Northern Pulp millCBC.ca NS: Erin Brockovich says Northern Pulp mill destroying Pictou's 'quality of life'Daily Business Buzz Erin Brockovich speaks out against Nova Scotia's Northern Pulp millCTV News Huffington Post Canada all 15 news articles »

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  • Nova Scotia health merger bill debated as protests heat up - CBC.ca
    October 1, 2014 7:11 am

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia health merger bill debated as protests heat up CBC.ca The frustration of some of Nova Scotia's unions spilled over Tuesday when protesters blocked traffic outside Province House as inside, the Liberal government continued to quickly push through legislation that reorganizes the bargaining structure in the ... Nova Scotia introduces legislation to ban high-volume hydraulic fracturingCTV News EU diplomat lauds NSTheChronicleHerald.ca Union frustration with Nova Scotia health labour law boils outside legislatureBridge River Lillooet News all 88 news articles »
  • Hazing expert says no amount of hazing is ever harmless - CBC.ca
    October 1, 2014 5:14 am

    CBC.ca Hazing expert says no amount of hazing is ever harmless CBC.ca A sports psychology consultant says there is no acceptable level of hazing and the recent allegations regarding Dalhousie University's rugby club is about perpetuating a culture that accepts the practice. The university said it received a complaint ... Dalhousie coaches remind players about proper conduct after hazing allegationsCTV News Men's rugby club at Dalhousie University suspended over hazing complaintThe Province Dalhousie men's rugby club suspends play after hazing complaintToronto Star all 42 news articles »
  • Nova Scotia health merger bill passes second reading - CBC.ca
    October 1, 2014 1:11 am

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia health merger bill passes second reading CBC.ca It could be a late night for Nova Scotia's MLAs debating legislation that would streamline health-care unions in the province. Most union members are upset the provincial government does not plan to give health workers a vote on union representation ...
  • Nova Scotia health merger bill under public scrutiny - CBC.ca
    September 30, 2014 11:30 pm

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia health merger bill under public scrutiny CBC.ca It could be a late night for Nova Scotia's MLAs debating legislation that would streamline health-care unions in the province, and demonstrators who plan to meet Tuesday night. After gathering at Province House before first light Tuesday morning ...
  • Support grows for family of NS teen who died under suspicious circumstances - CTV News
    September 30, 2014 9:36 pm

    Support grows for family of NS teen who died under suspicious circumstances CTV News Support is growing stronger for a Cape Breton couple whose son died under suspicious circumstances 24 years ago. A recent rally generated more information that may back up Maureen and Gervase Miller's theory, and now an American television network ...
  • Military helicopter clips coast guard ship antenna off Nova Scotia - CTV News
    September 30, 2014 9:07 pm

    Military helicopter clips coast guard ship antenna off Nova Scotia CTV News SHAW ISLAND, N.S. -- A Griffon military helicopter clipped the antenna of a coast guard ship during an exercise off Nova Scotia, forcing it to make a precautionary landing on the front lawn of a summer home. Maj. Martell Thompson of the Joint Rescue ... and more »
  • Tree trimming backlog concerns Dartmouth resident - CBC.ca
    September 30, 2014 8:14 pm

    CBC.ca Tree trimming backlog concerns Dartmouth resident CBC.ca A Dartmouth resident is concerned it could take up to a year for the Halifax Regional Municipality to trim the trees on his street, even though the trees are rubbing against homes and hanging over power lines. Colin May, who lives on Dahlia Street ... Two teens accused of trying to sell shotgun at Dartmouth bus terminalCTV News Dartmouth teens face charges on attempted shotgun saleTheChronicleHerald.ca Two teens charged with trying to sell shotgun at Dartmouth bus terminal: policeMetroNews Canada all 4 news articles »
  • Nova Scotia health authorities merger explained - CBC.ca
    September 30, 2014 8:14 pm

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia health authorities merger explained CBC.ca In last year's election campaign, Nova Scotia's Liberal Party promised to cut health administrations in order to reinvest those savings into front-line care. At the time, the party claimed it would be able to find $13 million in savings each year ...
  • Fracking ban legislation introduced in Nova Scotia - CBC.ca
    September 30, 2014 7:07 pm

    CBC.ca Fracking ban legislation introduced in Nova Scotia CBC.ca Nova Scotia is moving ahead with legislation that would ban high-volume hydraulic fracturing for onshore oil and gas, but the proposed law also includes an exemption that would allow fracking for testing and research purposes. Energy Minister Andrew ...
  • Proposed Nova Scotia health bill, protests draw mixed reaction - CBC.ca
    September 30, 2014 2:26 pm

    Proposed Nova Scotia health bill, protests draw mixed reaction CBC.ca On mobile? Click here to see the reaction to the health merger bill. [View the story "Reaction to Nova Scotia's health bill" on Storify]. Report Typo · Send Feedback. Stay Connected with CBC News. Mobile · Facebook · Podcasts · Twitter · Alerts ...

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  • Canada needs a war debate - The Globe and Mail
    October 1, 2014 7:00 am

    National Post Canada needs a war debate The Globe and Mail While Justin Trudeau's Liberals were painfully searching for a clear position on the ongoing war against the Islamic State, New Democratic Leader Thomas Mulcair wisely called for caution and restraint, thus becoming one of the rare political leaders in the ... Decision on 'aerial combat' and Iraq expected by end of week from ConservativesOttawa Citizen No Canadian combat in Iraq without MPs approvalCANOE Military mission in Iraq 'noble and necessary,' Stephen Harper saysToronto Star CBC.ca -TheChronicleHerald.ca -Hamilton Spectator all 71 news articles »
  • Man carried girl off into bushes, Abbotsford driver reports - CBC.ca
    October 1, 2014 6:42 am

    CBC.ca Man carried girl off into bushes, Abbotsford driver reports CBC.ca Police officers and search and rescue volunteers began scouring the fields and woods adjacent to an industrial area in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday night after receiving a report that a young girl may be in distress. Abbotsford police spokesman Const. Abbotsford police seek information regarding young girl seen carried toward ...The Province Abbotsford Police looking for young girl, seen lying by the side of the roadGlobalnews.ca all 5 news articles »
  • Modem that caused SkyTrain delays still under warranty - Vancouver Sun
    October 1, 2014 5:24 am

    Vancouver Sun Modem that caused SkyTrain delays still under warranty Vancouver Sun TransLink's SkyTrain went down yet again Tuesday night, subjecting Lower Mainland commuters to the latest round of packed stations, delayed trips and long waits. By 9:45 p.m., regular service had been restored across the system, but passengers waiting in ... SkyTrain switch glitch hits Expo and Millennium line commutersCBC.ca Most of SkyTrain service back up and running after hours-long delayThe Province Passengers stranded after glitch causes delay on SkyTrain systemThe Globe and Mail News1130 -CTV News all 15 news articles »
  • Jean-Philippe Auclair, Quebec extreme skier, killed in avalanche - CBC.ca
    October 1, 2014 4:38 am

    CBC.ca Jean-Philippe Auclair, Quebec extreme skier, killed in avalanche CBC.ca Quebec extreme skier Jean-Philippe Auclair was found dead after an avalanche that struck San Lorenzo mountain in Patagonia on Monday. National Geographic's Carl Andreas Fransson, originally of Sweden, was also found dead. Chilean police officers ... Avalanche in Chilean Andes kills two elite skiersTelegraph.co.uk Chilean searchers find bodies of Cdn skier JP Auclair and Sweden's Andreas ...580 CFRA Radio Canadian ski legend J.P. Auclair dies in Chile avalanche: ReportsEdmonton Sun Chinatopix all 71 news articles »
  • Magnotta consulted a psychiatrist mere weeks before killing, court hears - Montreal Gazette
    October 1, 2014 3:32 am

    Montreal Gazette Magnotta consulted a psychiatrist mere weeks before killing, court hears Montreal Gazette Just weeks before Lin Jun was killed, the man accused of his murder walked into a Montreal hospital and had a one-hour assessment by a psychiatrist. Had it been longer, we probably wouldn't be here today, Luka Magnotta's defence lawyer told the jury on ... Crime scene photos paint vivid picture of Luka Magnotta's apartmentMSN Canada Blatchford: Luka Magnotta's messages in grievous deeds add more ...Canada.com Luka Magnotta trial witness describes evidence found at apartmentCBC.ca National Post -OurWindsor.ca all 44 news articles »
  • Sister of fired BC researcher who killed himself seeks apology from government - The Globe and Mail
    October 1, 2014 2:33 am

    CBC.ca Sister of fired BC researcher who killed himself seeks apology from government The Globe and Mail The closest thing to an apology the B.C. government has offered the family of a co-op student who killed himself after being wrongfully dismissed was a cheque, for the sum of $482.53, sent to Roderick MacIsaac's estate. Mr. MacIsaac was one of eight health ... Family of fired Ministry worker who took his own life wants answers from ...Globalnews.ca Harold Roderick MacIsaac: Linda Kayfish, sister of fired drug researcher ...CBC.ca 'Why were these people so publicly humiliated?' Sister of fired B.C. health ...The Province Vancouver Sun -Times Colonist all 14 news articles »
  • Olivia Chow promises 3000 more child care spaces as she looks to revive ... - National Post
    October 1, 2014 1:43 am

    National Post Olivia Chow promises 3000 more child care spaces as she looks to revive ... National Post Olivia Chow promised on Tuesday to create 3,000 more child care spaces, including 1,500 subsidized spots, if she is elected mayor, and then fielded questions about how she plans to arrest her downward trajectory in the polls. I don't know whether this is ... Chow pledges $15 million for 3000 new child-care spotsToronto Star Chow promises $15 million for new child-care spotsToronto Sun Olivia Chow vows to create 3000 new child-care spacesCBC.ca all 8 news articles »
  • Tories overturn RCMP move to trade muskrat hats for winter tuques - 680 News
    October 1, 2014 12:08 am

    CBC.ca Tories overturn RCMP move to trade muskrat hats for winter tuques 680 News OTTAWA A move by the Mounties to doff their fur hats in favour of more animal-friendly tuques isn't getting any muskrat love from the federal Conservatives. Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq told the House of Commons on Tuesday that the public safety ... Facts about RCMP attempt to toss fur hatsBrandon Sun RCMP decision to drop fur hats over animal-rights concerns overruled by ToriesCBC.ca Conservatives overturn RCMP decision to abandon muskrat fur hatsThe Globe and Mail CTV News all 24 news articles »
  • Pierre-Karl Péladeau's remarkable transformation from Canadian capitalist to tax ... - National Post
    October 1, 2014 12:07 am

    National Post Pierre-Karl Péladeau's remarkable transformation from Canadian capitalist to tax ... National Post MONTREAL Pierre-Karl Péladeau was until recently considered to be the epitome of a hard-nosed capitalist in Quebec, showing no mercy to unions in his business empire and using his media outlets for a barrage of reports exposing Quebec's shaky ... Letter: Pierre Karl Péladeau has yet to prove himself as a politicianMontreal Gazette all 5 news articles »
  • Call for Tina Fontaine investigation - Winnipeg Sun
    September 30, 2014 11:34 pm

    Winnipeg Sun Call for Tina Fontaine investigation Winnipeg Sun Tina Fontaine shrine A makeshift shrine to Tina Fontaine sits at the Alexander Docks, near where her body was retrieved from the river on Sunday. (KRISTIN ANNABLE/WINNIPEG SUN PHOTO). Article. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Native leaders call for a review of police handling of the Tina Fontaine ...Sun News Network Lock up chronic runaways to keep them safe: Winnipeg police officerCBC.ca Winnipeg police identified the body pulled from the Red River as 15-year-old ...CTV News 680 News all 26 news articles »

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  • Israel stages fresh Gaza incursion despite cease-fire - The Daily Star
    October 1, 2014 7:35 am

    UN News Centre Israel stages fresh Gaza incursion despite cease-fire The Daily Star GAZA CITY: Israeli army vehicles and bulldozers Wednesday staged a limited incursion into the southern Gaza Strip for the fourth time since a cease-fire between Palestinian resistance factions and Israel. Ten bulldozers pushed some 100 meters into ... Three Gaza war vets committed suicide in past monthHaaretz Marzouki Calls for Implementation of Geneva Conventions to Stop Israeli ...AllAfrica.com Not a single child untouched by recent Gaza conflict: UN expertThe Nation Wall Street Journal all 77 news articles »
  • Indian media: Modi-Obama meeting - BBC News
    October 1, 2014 7:23 am

    BBC News Indian media: Modi-Obama meeting BBC News Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Barack Obama will help improve Delhi-Washington ties, papers say. The US president hosted a dinner for Mr Modi on Monday in Washington and held official talks with the Indian leader on Tuesday. News Analysis: Modi's Washington visit could reset India-US tiesXinhua Modi-Obama meet: India and US will jointly take on terror, take off for MarsTimes of India Modi lunches with Kerry, Biden on final dayThe Hindu Hindustan Times -Hindu Business Line all 4,725 news articles »
  • Aus PM Abbott not in favour of burqa in parliament - Times of India
    October 1, 2014 7:19 am

    Times of India Aus PM Abbott not in favour of burqa in parliament Times of India MELBOURNE: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday said that he wished the burqa "was not worn" in the country while indicating his view on backing a call for a ban on the Muslim veil for women inside parliament. Abbott said Parliament ... Islamic State: Australian refuelling, surveillance planes join campaign against ...ABC Online Abbott Says Burqa 'Confronting'Businessweek Australian aircraft to support US-led air strikes in Iraq - PMReuters Sydney Morning Herald -The Canberra Times all 184 news articles »
  • Told to End Protests, Organizers in Hong Kong Vow to Expand Them - New York Times
    October 1, 2014 7:05 am

    New York Times Told to End Protests, Organizers in Hong Kong Vow to Expand Them New York Times Military helicopters flew flags for Hong Kong and China on Wednesday, as protesters and police officers gathered near a flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong to mark China's National Day. With most of the city having the day off, the protests were expected to ... GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia drained by HK unrest, China PMI offer minor reliefReuters China media: Hong Kong's 'social order'BBC News News of Hong Kong protests kept out of Chinese mediaFox News TIME -The Daily Star -USA TODAY all 7,701 news articles »
  • Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21 - Chron.com
    October 1, 2014 6:55 am

    Chron.com Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21 Chron.com Afghan security forces guard the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing several people and wounding over a ... Taliban Suicide Bombers Kill Seven, Injure 19 People in KabulWall Street Journal UPDATE 2-Taliban bombs hit Afghan army vehicles, killing at least sevenReuters 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21USA TODAY euronews -Stuff.co.nz -NDTV all 107 news articles »
  • Japan volcano death toll likely to rise to around 46 - The Hindu
    October 1, 2014 6:36 am

    The Hindu Japan volcano death toll likely to rise to around 46 The Hindu The death toll from Japan's worst volcanic eruption in decades is likely to rise to around 46 after as more victims were discovered on the ash-covered summit, media said on Wednesday. Military searchers resumed a recovery operation with helicopters early ... Five more bodies found on Japan volcano, death toll 48: mediaThe Daily Star Luck, instinct determined fates of volcano hikersBoston Globe Seven more bodies found on deadly Japanese volcanoTelegraph.co.uk Zee News all 518 news articles »
  • Homicide charges in Mexico army killing of 22 raise more questions about what ... - Fox News
    October 1, 2014 5:52 am

    USA TODAY Homicide charges in Mexico army killing of 22 raise more questions about what ... Fox News MEXICO CITY Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide. The announcement late Tuesday was just another step in dismantling the official version of the ... Mexico's attorney general charges 3 soldiers in mass gang killingCBC.ca all 88 news articles »
  • US signs long-delayed pact to keep troops in Afghanistan past 2014 - Daily Times
    October 1, 2014 4:09 am

    Daily Times US signs long-delayed pact to keep troops in Afghanistan past 2014 Daily Times KABUL: Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, filling a campaign promise by new President Ashraf Ghani. National ... Deal gives US 2 more years to train Afghan troops, conduct strikesLos Angeles Times Afghan Deal Rekindles Questions on US Pace in LeavingBusinessweek Crisis averted? Afghanistan, US sign security pact (+video)Christian Science Monitor New York Times -Business Standard all 452 news articles »
  • Thai murder victim may have been raped, say police - Herald Scotland
    October 1, 2014 2:08 am

    Business Recorder Thai murder victim may have been raped, say police Herald Scotland POLICE believe a British student may have been raped before being killed on the Thai island of Koh Tao. POLICE believe a British student may have been raped before being killed on the Thai island of Koh Tao. Custom byline text: Ben Kendall. The bodies of ... Thailand Proposes Tourist Wristbands After Murders Prompt ConcernsTIME all 191 news articles »
  • ISIS is the Antithesis of the Holy Pilgrimage - TIME
    September 30, 2014 10:10 pm

    TIME ISIS is the Antithesis of the Holy Pilgrimage TIME Crowd at Kaaba ahead of upcoming Eid al-Adha Muslim pilgrims from all around the world circle counterclockwise Islam's holiest shrine, the Kaaba, ahead of upcoming Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) at Masjid al-Haram (the Grand Mosque) in the Muslim ... Turkey's top cleric slams Saudi Arabia over Mecca skyscrapersHurriyet Daily News Hajj pilgrims denounce ISIS 'virus'The Daily Star Hajj pilgrims denounce Isis as a 'virus'Mail & Guardian Online Onislam.net -Patheos (blog) all 99 news articles »

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