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  • Military training to take place in Pictou County - NG News
    October 23, 2014 6:10 pm

    Military training to take place in Pictou County NG News NEW GLASGOW - Residents of Pictou and Colchester County are advised that military personnel from 36 Canadian Brigade Group will be conducting training in various locations within Pictou and Colchester County starting on Oct. 24 and will continue until ... and more »
  • Pictou County woman describes atmosphere in Ottawa - NG News
    October 22, 2014 7:39 pm

    Pictou County woman describes atmosphere in Ottawa NG News ... Peter MacKay said. "To all in Ottawa, stay safe & strong. Thank God for Sgt. at Arms Kevin Vickers & our Cdn security forces. True heroes." Vickers is the man believed to have shot one of the gunmen. Geographic location: Ottawa, Pictou County. Map ... and more »
  • 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 Send this article to a friend. Name* Email* Your name* Your email* Comments. Submit. 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 Fatal accident in Marshy HopeTruro Daily News CBC.ca -MetroNews Canada -TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 18 news articles »
  • Pictou County Chamber recognizes best in business - Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia
    October 17, 2014 1:11 pm

    Pictou County Chamber recognizes best in business Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia While the past year was a difficult one for businesses in Pictou County, the atmosphere was positive and upbeat at the chamber awards event which was keynoted by entrepreneur and author Barb Stegemann who offered encouragement in her address. and more »
  • Pictou County man in hospital after New Glasgow assault - CBC.ca
    October 11, 2014 2:40 pm

    CTV News Pictou County man in hospital after New Glasgow assault CBC.ca Police in Nova Scotia say a man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after an assault in downtown New Glasgow. Investigators say officers were called to Provost Street around 1:45 a.m. Friday after reports of an assault outside the Roseland ... 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 4:30 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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  • 14 Wing Greenwood planes leave to join ISIS fight - CBC.ca
    October 25, 2014 12:09 am

    CBC.ca 14 Wing Greenwood planes leave to join ISIS fight CBC.ca Two military aircraft left 14 Wing Greenwood Friday night to join the mission against ISIS. Two auroras are flying for the Middle East to fight over Iraqi skies. A total of 80 pilots and personnel are going; 46 left previously and 34 left Friday ... Two Aurora aircraft and crew depart Greenwood for Middle EastKings County Register/Advertiser Greenwood: Two Auroras heading to Middle EastHants Journal 14 Wing Greenwood: Two Auroras heading to Middle EastShelburne County Coastguard all 7 news articles »
  • Labatt says hackers behind offensive tweet on Alexander Keith's account - CTV News
    October 24, 2014 9:36 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Labatt says hackers behind offensive tweet on Alexander Keith's account CTV News Labatt says hackers are responsible for an offensive tweet sent out from its Alexander Keith's Twitter account early Friday morning. The tweet, which read Sluts like Keith's, was quickly removed, but not before it caused a buzz online. The tweet was ... Labatt yanks 'slut' tweet, blames hackersTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 3 news articles »
  • NS politicians unite to pay tribute to fallen soldiers - CTV News
    October 24, 2014 9:17 pm

    NS politicians unite to pay tribute to fallen soldiers CTV News Nova Scotia politicians honoured Canada's fallen soldiers Friday as they marched from Province House to the cenotaph at Grand Parade. The act was a tribute to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and a clear demonstration that there ...
  • Gordon James Murphy's drug conviction tossed for lack of evidence - CBC.ca
    October 24, 2014 8:58 pm

    CBC.ca Gordon James Murphy's drug conviction tossed for lack of evidence CBC.ca A Nova Scotia court has thrown out a drug conviction against a Cape Breton man because police produced no evidence he was connected to the apartment where the drug bust occurred. Gordon James Murphy, 50, served eight months of his 36-month ... George MacDonald looking forward to role as CBRM deputy mayorCape Breton Post Cape Breton municipalities sign deal to establish network to boost businessThompson Citizen Membertou an asset to CBRM and beyondTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Canadian Labour Reporter all 38 news articles »
  • A Halifax sailor was awarded the Medal of Bravery for protecting the crew of ... - CBC.ca
    October 24, 2014 6:32 pm

    CBC.ca A Halifax sailor was awarded the Medal of Bravery for protecting the crew of ... CBC.ca Three Nova Scotians were awarded the Governor General Medal of Bravery this week for quick-thinking actions that saved lives three years ago. A Halifax sailor was awarded the Medal of Bravery for protecting the crew of HMCS Iroquois. Master Seaman Neil ...
  • CNIB Vision Mate program shows big results through partnerships - CBC.ca
    October 24, 2014 6:00 pm

    CBC.ca CNIB Vision Mate program shows big results through partnerships CBC.ca The CNIB says it's hoping to recruit dozens of volunteers in smaller communities in Nova Scotia who can help with a program that organizers say is showing great results. For people with vision loss, day to day tasks such as a quick trip to the grocery ...
  • Sex change on birth certificates could be made easier in Nova Scotia - CBC.ca
    October 24, 2014 4:42 pm

    CTV News Sex change on birth certificates could be made easier in Nova Scotia CBC.ca The Nova Scotia government wants to allow people to change their sex designation on government documents. The province announced Friday it plans to bring in legislation next spring. As it stands, people must prove they had sex reassignment surgery in ... NS to strengthen rules for new drivers under graduated systemCTV News all 26 news articles »
  • Sex on birth certificates could be changed freely in Nova Scotia - CBC.ca
    October 24, 2014 3:43 pm

    Sex on birth certificates could be changed freely in Nova Scotia CBC.ca The Nova Scotia government wants to allow people to change their sex designation on government documents. The province announced Friday it plans to bring in legislation next spring. As it stands, people must prove they had sex reassignment surgery in ...
  • Nova Scotia stokes industry frustration in crackdown on e-cigarettes - CTV News
    October 24, 2014 1:31 pm

    CTV News Nova Scotia stokes industry frustration in crackdown on e-cigarettes CTV News HALIFAX -- Concerns over potential health risks posed by electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity among young people is driving legislation in Nova Scotia that would restrict sales and ban their use in indoor public places, the provincial ... Imperial Tobacco wants Nova Scotia to butt out of e-cigarettesCBC.ca Nova Scotia introduces law to increase liability for offshore spills up to $1BTimes Colonist 'Tropical heat wave' winter for Nova Scotia promised - at least compared to ...Annapolis County Spectator all 57 news articles »
  • New driver rules to be strengthed with Nova Scotia legislation - CBC.ca
    October 23, 2014 9:31 pm

    CBC.ca New driver rules to be strengthed with Nova Scotia legislation CBC.ca It would take longer for drivers in Nova Scotia to become fully licensed and those drivers would not be allowed to have any alcohol in their system for two years under legislation introduced by the provincial government on Thursday. Amendments to the ...

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  • Tsilhqot'in chiefs hanged in 1864 exonerated by BC Premier Christy Clark - CBC.ca
    October 25, 2014 5:10 am

    CBC.ca Tsilhqot'in chiefs hanged in 1864 exonerated by BC Premier Christy Clark CBC.ca First Nations' leaders say yesterday's apology by B.C. Premier Christy Clark for the hangings of six chiefs 150 years ago is as important as a recent Supreme Court of Canada victory. In 1864 five chiefs were called to what they thought were peace talks to end ... BC's apology for hanging Tsilhqot'in war chiefs one step in a long healing processThe Globe and Mail Vaughn Palmer: 'The finest savage I have met with yet' but Judge Begbie sent ...Vancouver Sun Justice for Tsilhqot'in finally served 150 years after 6 chiefs wrongly hangedThe Province 680 News -Business in Vancouver all 37 news articles »
  • Redblacks honour fallen soldiers as security tightened for game - CBC.ca
    October 25, 2014 4:49 am

    CBC.ca Redblacks honour fallen soldiers as security tightened for game CBC.ca Fans will encounter increased security at three major sports events in Ottawa this weekend after the attacks on Parliament Hill, at the National War Memorial and in Quebec. This past week, Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo were killed in ... Sentries resume post at War MonumentCANOE Comforting Cpl. Nathan Cirillo: 'I kept telling him he was loved'Macleans.ca Thousands line streets as Cpl. Nathan Cirillo returns home (with video)Ottawa Citizen Montreal Gazette -The Hockey Writers -Toronto Sun all 1,633 news articles »
  • Community helps clean graffiti from vandalized mosque - CANOE
    October 25, 2014 4:00 am

    CANOE Community helps clean graffiti from vandalized mosque CANOE Residents of Cold Lake, Alta., work to clean up graffiti that was sprayed on the walls of the northern Alberta town's mosque. Two windows on the mosque were also broken. (PETER LOZINSKI/QMI Agency) ... Town rallies around vandalized Cold Lake MosqueCBC.ca Cold Lake responds after mosque spray-painted with words 'Go Home'Edmonton Journal CLASS ACT | Canadians scrub off hate messages painted on mosque after ...InterAksyon The Globe and Mail -Fort McMurray Today -580 CFRA Radio all 55 news articles »
  • Inspired Redblacks fall short against Als on emotional night - Canada.com
    October 25, 2014 3:55 am

    Canada.com Inspired Redblacks fall short against Als on emotional night Canada.com Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, shakes hands with the referees as Chief of the Defence Staff Tom Lawson looks on before a CFL football game between the Ottawa RedBlacks and the Montreal Alouettes in Ottawa, Ontario, Friday Oct. 24, 2014. Als move into first in the east with win over RedblacksMontreal Gazette REDBLACKS fall short to Alouettes in touching tributeCTV News RedBlacks, country stand together for truly Canadian tributeCANOE Hamilton Spectator -The Globe and Mail all 115 news articles »
  • NTCL barge adrift in Beaufort Sea along Alaskan coast - CBC.ca
    October 25, 2014 12:54 am

    CBC.ca NTCL barge adrift in Beaufort Sea along Alaskan coast CBC.ca A barge carrying diesel is adrift in the Beaufort Sea, after it broke away from its tugboat during a severe storm Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard in Anchorage, Alaska says the 134-foot barge was heading to Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., when it broke away in Canadian ... Fuel Barge Still Adrift In Beaufort SeaAlaska Public Radio Network US Coast Guard searching for Canadian barge adrift off AlaskaCTV News all 58 news articles »
  • Ottawa shooting: MPs and Hill staff struggle with emotions - CBC.ca
    October 25, 2014 12:35 am

    CBC.ca Ottawa shooting: MPs and Hill staff struggle with emotions CBC.ca MPs, political staff and parliamentary personnel are struggling with emotions, two days after a gunman was killed in a shoot-out in the busy Centre Block of Parliament Hill. The gunman entered the building at a busy point in the weekly schedule when the party ... MPs were terrified during gun fight in ParliamentOrangeville Citizen 'We're all here for Canada': West Nova MP Kerr reflects on tragic day on ...Nova News Now Former residents say shootings 'upsetting, shocking'Yarmouth County Vanguard all 138 news articles »
  • Omnibus bill limits refugee social assistance - Williams Lake Tribune
    October 25, 2014 12:09 am

    Omnibus bill limits refugee social assistance Williams Lake Tribune OTTAWA - Buried in the Harper government's latest massive, omnibus budget bill is legislation that could restrict the ability of refugee claimants to access social assistance. The move follows the government's decision to limit refugee claimants' access to ... and more »
  • Coalition of Quebec Muslim groups wants crackdown on internal terrorists - CANOE
    October 24, 2014 10:52 pm

    Ottawa Citizen Coalition of Quebec Muslim groups wants crackdown on internal terrorists CANOE Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen Harper pay their respects to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the Canada War Memorial in Ottawa October 23, 2014. Cirillo was killed during a shooting incident at the Memorial October 22. The gunman then ran into ... Migrating to Quebec but Settling in Other ProvincesDigitalJournal.com all 35 news articles »
  • Ontario Premier Wynne's China visit seeks to reduce US reliance - The Globe and Mail
    October 24, 2014 10:50 pm

    Toronto Sun Ontario Premier Wynne's China visit seeks to reduce US reliance The Globe and Mail Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will make a full-court press for trade in China next week as she seeks to expand her province's sluggish economy and wean it off its long-standing dependence on the American market. The trip unfolds against a backdrop of ... Reevely: Wynne and Couillard gang up on the prime ministerOttawa Citizen Macpherson: The Couillard government's 'one language, one culture' idea of ...Montreal Gazette We're working on GO, WynneNiagarathisweek.com Toronto Star -Sun News Network all 89 news articles »
  • From farmland to metropolis: How 'Hurrican Hazel' made her mark as ... - CTV News
    October 24, 2014 8:41 pm

    CBC.ca From farmland to metropolis: How 'Hurrican Hazel' made her mark as ... CTV News The first things you notice about Hazel McCallion are her diminutive size and a 'don't mess with me' face that one observer once described as like looking at an 18-wheeler coming at you full speed. For the intimidated, it can be a frightening experience, but ... Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion endorses John ToryToronto Star Exclusive excerpt: How sexism helped turn tide for Hazel McCallionMississauga all 15 news articles »

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  • George Osborne failed to tell David Cameron about EU bill - MSN UK
    October 25, 2014 5:33 am

    The Guardian George Osborne failed to tell David Cameron about EU bill MSN UK The Chancellor found out about Brussels' demands at the beginning of the week but the Prime Minister was only informed about the bill on Thursday. The embarrassing disclosure came as Angela Merkel betrayed Mr Cameron over the budget dispute by ... David Cameron tells EU where to put $2.9bn billThe Australian British PM David Cameron furious over surprise $3b EU billSydney Morning Herald UK told to pay 1.7bn extra to EU due to strong economyBBC News Reuters UK -DAWN.com -euronews all 898 news articles »
  • Queen Elizabeth sends first tweet - The News International
    October 25, 2014 5:28 am

    IBNLive Queen Elizabeth sends first tweet The News International LONDON: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sent her first ever tweet during a visit to a museum on Friday, signing it Elizabeth R and even removing a glove to post it. The 88-year-old's Twitter debut came during a visit to London's Science Museum as she ... Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweetSydney Morning Herald Queen Elizabeth sends first royal tweetBusiness Standard Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joins social media age with 1st tweetCNN Mirror.co.uk -The Times (subscription) -Daily Beast all 576 news articles »
  • Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after suicide car bombing kills 30 ... - ABC Online
    October 25, 2014 5:05 am

    The Malaysian Insider Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after suicide car bombing kills 30 ... ABC Online Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers. The security upgrade includes the closure of the Rafah crossing into the Gaza Strip. "The army and the police ... Egypt: Soldiers killed as Sinai attacks target security forcesBBC News Egypt declares state of emergency in SinaiXinhua Egypt declares emergency in Sinai after attacks kills 33 security personnelJerusalem Post Voice of America -The Hindu -Sydney Morning Herald all 460 news articles »
  • Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption - Reuters
    October 25, 2014 4:57 am

    Reuters Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption Reuters BRASILIA (Reuters) - Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before Sunday's election runoff in Brazil's closest race in decades. In the final television debate of a bitter ... Brazil Candidates Spar Over Graft, Economy in Last DebateBusinessweek Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'Chron.com Brazil presidential rivals face off in last debate ahead of weekend electionsFox News The Globe and Mail -ABC News -New York Times all 590 news articles »
  • Did attack on Parliament really change our lives forever? - National Post
    October 25, 2014 3:46 am

    National Post Did attack on Parliament really change our lives forever? National Post 'Our world has changed forever today and we don't even know yet how much, Canadian Senator Fabian Manning declared on Wednesday, after a shootout in the heart of Canada's Parliament buildings, which ended with the death of rampaging gunman ... Ottawa Gunman's Radicalism Deepened as Life CrumbledNew York Times Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave Burnaby, BC, mosqueCBC.ca Ottawa Shooter's Mosque Ties ProbedWall Street Journal CTV News -The Globe and Mail -ABC Online all 7,829 news articles »
  • Marysville school shooting: 2 dead, including alleged gunman Jaylen Fryberg, in ... - WLS-TV
    October 25, 2014 2:56 am

    WLS-TV Marysville school shooting: 2 dead, including alleged gunman Jaylen Fryberg, in ... WLS-TV A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and opened fire without shouting or arguing, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on ... School gunman was homecoming prince, students sayseattlepi.com Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shootingReuters all 1,959 news articles »
  • Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Teenager in the West Bank, the 2nd in 8 Days - New York Times
    October 25, 2014 1:58 am

    The Nation Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Teenager in the West Bank, the 2nd in 8 Days New York Times JERUSALEM Israeli troops on Friday shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who also held American citizenship. The Israeli military said its forces opened fire as the teenager threw a firebomb onto a main road in the West Bank that is often used by Israeli ... US says Palestinian-American killed by Israeli forcesReuters Africa US: Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli forces was AmericanPress TV Israeli soldiers fatally shoot Palestinian teenager in West BankLos Angeles Times SFGate -Al-Arabiya all 369 news articles »
  • Kurds reject Turkey's report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid Kobane - Sydney Morning Herald
    October 25, 2014 1:39 am

    Sydney Morning Herald Kurds reject Turkey's report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid Kobane Sydney Morning Herald Istanbul: A senior Syrian Kurdish official has rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobane to help them push back besieging Islamic State insurgents. The Free Syrian ... Syria's Embattled KurdsNew York Times Iraqi Kurdish fighters expected to leave Turkey soon for defense of Kobane in SyriaWashington Post NZ Kurds march against ISIS attacksStuff.co.nz The Daily Star -DAWN.com -Reuters Africa all 998 news articles »
  • Attacker With Hatchet Is Said to Have Grown Radical on His Own - New York Times
    October 25, 2014 1:26 am

    New York Times Attacker With Hatchet Is Said to Have Grown Radical on His Own New York Times At a news conference at Jamaica Hospital, Police Commissioner William Bratton held a photo of the hatchet used to attack police officers in Queens on Thursday. The attacker was killed by officers. Credit Kirsten Luce for The New York Times. Continue ... NYPD Commissioner 'Confident' Hatchet Attack Was TerrorBloomberg NYC top cop: Hatchet attack was terrorAlbany Times Union Hatchet attack deemed 'terrorist act' by NYPDMSNBC Voice of America all 1,016 news articles »
  • Bioethicist: Hotels, Not Quarantines, for Ebola Heroes - NBCNews.com
    October 24, 2014 10:57 pm

    Kansas City Star Bioethicist: Hotels, Not Quarantines, for Ebola Heroes NBCNews.com Why don't we create a hotel for the heroes in the fight against Ebola? Rather than talk of quarantine and the stigma of isolation lets give every doctor or nurse who comes back from West Africa a paid three-week vacation complete with good food, wine and ... Mali Aims to Limit Ebola Spread After First Case DiesTIME WHO: Mali case put many at risk for EbolaBusinessweek Mali's first Ebola case, a two-year-old girl, dies - officialsswissinfo.ch Zee News -Jamaica Observer all 564 news articles »

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