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  • People in Pictou County silent no longer on Northern Pulp - CBC.ca
    October 25, 2014 7:35 pm

    CBC.ca People in Pictou County silent no longer on Northern Pulp CBC.ca This past summer, people in Pictou County decided they couldn't stay quiet any more. With a dense fog of emissions from the Northern Pulp mill wafting over their harbour, and tourists staying away, they set up a group to demand cleaner air.
  • AUS rugby award winners announced, Pictou County's Emma Taylor named MVP - NG News
    October 25, 2014 5:23 pm

    Kings County Register/Advertiser AUS rugby award winners announced, Pictou County's Emma Taylor named MVP NG News Pictou County's Emma Taylor, St. F.X.'s captain, is the AUS MVP for 2014. JOHN DECOSTE - TC MEDIA. GREENWICH - Pictou County's Emma Taylor took home the Atlantic University Sport Most Valuable Player award Friday night capping her fifth year in ... UPDATED: AUS rugby award winners announced, Emma Taylor named MVPKings County Register/Advertiser all 18 news articles »
  • 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 ... Central Nova MP 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 the gunman. Geographic location: Ottawa, Pictou County. 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 ... Man killed in tractor-trailer collision on Highway 104CTV News Benjamin Donald Carver named as victim of crash on Highway 104CBC.ca Fatal accident in Marshy HopeTruro Daily News MetroNews Canada -TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 18 news articles »
  • 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 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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  • Light bulb recycling increase mulled by Nova Scotia government - CBC.ca
    October 31, 2014 4:47 pm

    CBC.ca Light bulb recycling increase mulled by Nova Scotia government CBC.ca The Halifax Regional Municipality and the Nova Scotia government are considering new recycling plans for light bulbs, which one company says is long overdue. This week, Coun. Barry Dalrymple asked city staff to study the idea of recycling spent bulbs ... Merger of NS health authorities to reduce number of executives by halfCTV News Nova Scotia teachers should be fired for poor performance, says reviewCanadian HR Reporter NSLC, Halifax Water among Bright Business winnersThe Burnside News all 12 news articles »
  • Province to decide fate of Cape Breton rail line - CBC.ca
    October 31, 2014 4:41 pm

    CBC.ca Province to decide fate of Cape Breton rail line CBC.ca The Nova Scotia government is giving itself the power to decide the fate of the rail line from St. Peters to Sydney in a new bill introduced Friday in the legislature. The Genesee and Wyoming railway company owns the line and has applied to abandon it. Rail company must apply to government to abandon Cape Breton lineCape Breton Post Legislation would protect against ripping up of NS rail line: ministerCTV News NS: Province amending Railways ActDaily Business Buzz Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia -MetroNews Canada -TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 10 news articles »
  • Highway 101 closed near Kentville for multi-vehicle crash - CBC.ca
    October 31, 2014 4:03 pm

    CTV News Highway 101 closed near Kentville for multi-vehicle crash CBC.ca Highway 101 was closed in both directions Friday morning as RCMP investigate a crash involving multiple vehicles. At around 8:19 a.m., RCMP received a call of a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 101 between Exit 13 (Kentville) and Exit 14 (Coldbrook). UPDATED: Highway 101 reopens between Kentville and Coldbrook after crashKings County Register/Advertiser One person taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash near ColdbrookTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 9 news articles »
  • Suspect in canoe getaway is son of Nova Scotia MLA - CTV News
    October 31, 2014 2:53 pm

    CTV News Suspect in canoe getaway is son of Nova Scotia MLA CTV News The Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative caucus has confirmed a man arrested after trying to flee a crime scene in a canoe is the son of an MLA. Police received a call about a break-and-enter at a home on Cedarbank Terrace in Halifax at 2:40 p.m. ... Case of Canning man accused of fleeing police by canoe in Halifax to go to ...Hants Journal all 6 news articles »
  • Church, fire department join forces to raise money in Reserve Mines - Cape Breton Post
    October 31, 2014 2:29 pm

    Church, fire department join forces to raise money in Reserve Mines Cape Breton Post RESERVE MINES The church and the fire department have come together to deal with the never-ending battle of fundraising. Other news. Truro convenience store clerk robbed at gun point · Wangersky to answer questions on Post website · Justin Bourque ... and more »
  • Nothing fishy about this: zebrafish lab conducting cancer research at ... - Cape Breton Post
    October 31, 2014 2:29 pm

    CBC.ca Nothing fishy about this: zebrafish lab conducting cancer research at ... Cape Breton Post Students and scientists say research at a new-state-of-the-art laboratory at Dalhousie University is going along swimmingly. Gretchen Wagner shows off some of the zebrafish at Dalhousie University's new research lab. Dalhousie Medical School opens zebrafish research labCBC.ca all 4 news articles »
  • Missing Persons Act to be proclaimed soon, says minister - CBC.ca
    October 31, 2014 10:59 am

    CBC.ca Missing Persons Act to be proclaimed soon, says minister CBC.ca Nova Scotia's justice minister says she hopes to proclaim a new law, soon, that would make it easier for police to get telephone records in the case of a missing person. The police now have access to the cellphone information for the 71-year-old man ...
  • Alton gas company says project may be 'slipping away' - CBC.ca
    October 31, 2014 12:33 am

    CBC.ca Alton gas company says project may be 'slipping away' CBC.ca The Calgary company behind the gas storage construction near Alton says it's concerned the $100 million project is slipping away after the McNeil government stepped in to halt part of the work. AltaGas Ltd. says they've been transparent with the ...
  • Police release surveillance video of missing NS senior - CTV News
    October 30, 2014 9:29 pm

    CBC.ca Police release surveillance video of missing NS senior CTV News Halifax Regional Police have released surveillance video related to the disappearance of James Cuthbert. Cuthbert, 71, left his home in Head of Jeddore on the Eastern Shore around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. His family says he was going to run some errands and ... James Cuthbert search: police release surveillance videoCBC.ca Halifax Police looking for East Jeddore man missing since SundayKings County Register/Advertiser Halifax police release surveillance video of missing man James CuthbertGlobalnews.ca MetroNews Canada all 25 news articles »
  • Nova Scotia teachers should be fired for poor performance, review says - CTV News
    October 30, 2014 1:40 pm

    Nova Scotia teachers should be fired for poor performance, review says CTV News HALIFAX -- School boards in Nova Scotia should have the authority to fire teachers for substandard performance and students should spend more time in the classroom, says a review that gives the province's education system a failing grade. A report ...

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  • Justin Bourque handed harshest sentence since Canada's last execution more ... - National Post
    October 31, 2014 6:27 pm

    National Post Justin Bourque handed harshest sentence since Canada's last execution more ... National Post MONCTON, N.B. Justin Bourque has been sentenced to serve 75 years in prison before he will be eligible to apply for parole for the June 4 shooting rampage that killed three RCMP officers and wounded two others in Moncton. Judge David Smith of the ... Justin Bourque gets 75 years with no chance of parole for Mountie murdersCBC.ca Justin Bourque to be sentenced for Moncton, NB, Mountie shootingsToronto Sun Mountie killer Justin Bourque sentenced to 5 concurrent life sentencesCTV News The Globe and Mail -Reuters Canada all 60 news articles »
  • Luka Magnotta trial: Father says Magnotta grew up isolated - CBC.ca
    October 31, 2014 6:13 pm

    CBC.ca Luka Magnotta trial: Father says Magnotta grew up isolated CBC.ca Luka Magnotta's father, testifying at the first-degree murder trial in Montreal, says his son was not normal when he was young because he was isolated and had no contact with other children his age. Grisly video evidence could take a toll on jurors · 4 ways ... Magnotta trial: Father paints picture of unhappy childhoodCTV News Luka Magnotta's father is the first defence witness at trialToronto Star Magnotta's father testifies at murder trial; talks of troubled childhoodWinnipeg Free Press CJAD -Globalnews.ca -Northumberland News all 59 news articles »
  • Man suspected of stabbing boy on soccer field sent for further psychiatric ... - The Telegram
    October 31, 2014 5:58 pm

    CBC.ca Man suspected of stabbing boy on soccer field sent for further psychiatric ... The Telegram The young man accused of trying to kill an 11-year-old boy in front of a crowd of children and adults at a soccer field last month has been sent for further psychiatric assessment. Nicholas Robert Layman was back in provincial court in St. John's today. Stabbing suspect Nicholas Layman to undergo further examinationCBC.ca Man accused of soccer field stabbing to undergo longer psych assessmentWelland Tribune Further Assessment for Accused Stabber at Soccer FieldVOCM all 29 news articles »
  • Government changes live-in caregiver program, does away with the 'live-in' part - Winnipeg Free Press
    October 31, 2014 5:46 pm

    Winnipeg Free Press Government changes live-in caregiver program, does away with the 'live-in' part Winnipeg Free Press OTTAWA - Immigration Minister Chris Alexander says live-in caregivers from abroad will no longer be required to reside with their employers, part of an effort to reduce caregiver abuse. In announcing the changes at a news conference in Toronto, Alexander ... Improving Canada's Caregiver Program - Government of Canada announces ...DigitalJournal.com Immigration to Canada set to rise next yearinsideTORONTO.com all 16 news articles »
  • Etobicoke assaults: police arrest 'serial sexual predator' - CBC.ca
    October 31, 2014 5:33 pm

    CBC.ca Etobicoke assaults: police arrest 'serial sexual predator' CBC.ca Toronto police say a 32-year-old man who they describe as a "serial sexual predator" now faces 95 charges in connection with a string of 59 late-night break-ins and sexual assaults in Etobicoke that spanned a three-year period. Charged is Anieph Fitzroy ... Man, wife charged in 'heinous' break-ins where women were sexually assaultedToronto Star Couple charged in Toronto break-ins, sex assaultsBay Today Husband and wife charged in rash of Etobicoke break and enters, sexual assaultsinsideTORONTO.com National Post -680 News all 45 news articles »
  • Police respond to Brampton school stabbing - CBC.ca
    October 31, 2014 5:33 pm

    Globalnews.ca Police respond to Brampton school stabbing CBC.ca Police in Brampton are responding to a stabbing at St. Edmund Campion Catholic Secondary School. The school is in lockdown and the neighbouring schools are in hold and secure. Peel Regional Police said on Twitter there is one victim. Peel paramedics ... One person in custody after stabbing at Brampton schoolCP24 Toronto's Breaking News Male stabbed at Brampton high schoolToronto Star Teen injured in Brampton school stabbingCTV News CityNews -YorkRegion.com -Caledon Enterprise all 17 news articles »
  • Canada security services struggle with extremist threat, resources gap - Reuters Canada
    October 31, 2014 5:20 pm

    Canada security services struggle with extremist threat, resources gap Reuters Canada By David Ljunggren. OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's spy agency and national police force are so constrained by a lack of resources that they can't keep close track of all the Islamic extremists who may be a potential threat at home and they have also had to ... and more »
  • "Ultimately, I know what the truth is": Del Mastro - Kawartha Media Group
    October 31, 2014 4:54 pm

    Montreal Gazette "Ultimately, I know what the truth is": Del Mastro Kawartha Media Group LINDSAY -- Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro is maintaining his innocence despite a guilty verdict handed down by a judge on Friday morning (Oct. 31). Although he hasn't said for sure whether he'll appeal Justice Lisa Cameron's decision in a trial that's ... Dean Del Mastro found guilty in election spending caseCBC.ca Canada MP, former aide to Harper, found guilty under Elections ActReuters Canada MP Dean Del Mastro found guiltyToronto Sun Winnipeg Free Press all 84 news articles »
  • Ontario man 'integral' member of terror group, immigration officials say - The Globe and Mail
    October 31, 2014 3:59 pm

    Ontario man 'integral' member of terror group, immigration officials say The Globe and Mail Canadian immigration officials have accused a 30-year-old Ontario resident of being an integral member of an obscure extremist group based overseas. Muhammad Aqeeq Ansari, a 30-year-old software designer living in Toronto, allegedly maintained a ... and more »
  • Slain Quebec soldier remembered by colleagues - YorkRegion.com
    October 31, 2014 1:07 pm

    Toronto Star Slain Quebec soldier remembered by colleagues YorkRegion.com Never in my wildest dreams would I ever expect to feel the way it did Oct.... Hudak hint. VIEW MORE OPINION · Health · Readers' Choice. 16 hours ago Robotics Championships wins Awesome Foundation Grant. York Region Robotics championships won the ... Funeral for Patrice Vincent on Saturday; comrades remember slain soldierThe Globe and Mail Military colleagues remember slain Quebec soldier as happy, helpful manTimes Colonist all 25 news articles »

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  • Judge eases limits on nurse who treated Ebola patients - Reuters
    October 31, 2014 6:27 pm

    Reuters Judge eases limits on nurse who treated Ebola patients Reuters 1 of 7. Fort Kent Police Chief Thomas Pelletier gets into his car after a brief visit to the home where Kaci Hickox, the American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, is staying in Fort Kent, Maine October 31, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Joel Page ... Ebola update: Maine judge rejects quarantine for nurse Kaci HickoxCNN Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for Maine nurseFox News Judge limits nurse's movement, but rejects quarantineUSA TODAY New York Times -Chron.com -ABC News all 2,146 news articles »
  • Abuse inquiry: Fiona Woolf steps down as chairwoman - BBC News
    October 31, 2014 6:24 pm

    BBC News Abuse inquiry: Fiona Woolf steps down as chairwoman BBC News Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC. She said it had been clear for some time that victims did not have confidence in her, adding that it was time to "get out of the way". Victims' groups earlier ... Fiona Woolf quits abuse inquiryTelegraph.co.uk Child abuse inquiry chair Fiona Woolf RESIGNS after victims unanimously call ...Daily Mail London Lord Mayor Quits Abuse Inquiry in Blow to MayBusinessweek Financial Times -Mirror.co.uk -SFGate all 215 news articles »
  • Blaise Compaoré Resigns as Burkina Faso's President, and a General Assumes ... - New York Times
    October 31, 2014 6:23 pm

    New York Times Blaise Compaoré Resigns as Burkina Faso's President, and a General Assumes ... New York Times OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso Blaise Compaoré, president of the poor, landlocked nation Burkina Faso, announced Friday that he had resigned, forced from office by violent street protests and the burning of the Parliament building 27 years after he ... UPDATE 4-Army chief takes power after Burkina president bows to protestsReuters Protests Push Burkina Faso President From PowerABC News Burkina Faso president resigns amid protests; military takes powerLos Angeles Times CBC.ca -Wall Street Journal -BBC News all 621 news articles »
  • Hungary Drops Internet Tax Plan For Now - Wall Street Journal
    October 31, 2014 6:17 pm

    Wall Street Journal Hungary Drops Internet Tax Plan For Now Wall Street Journal Hungary's leader on Friday temporarily dropped a controversial plan to tax Internet traffic, a rare decision to retreat that came after pressure from mass protests and corporate opposition. In the biggest demonstrations to hit the country since Prime Minister ... Internet tax plans suspended after mass protestsVancouver Sun Hungary: Climbdown from Orban as Internet Tax is shelvedeuronews Hungary backtracks on Internet tax after massive protestsThe Globe and Mail New York Times -gulfnews.com -Inquirer all 198 news articles »
  • Justin Bourque gets 75 years with no chance of parole for Mountie murders - CBC.ca
    October 31, 2014 6:06 pm

    CBC.ca Justin Bourque gets 75 years with no chance of parole for Mountie murders CBC.ca ON MOBILE? Watch Reaction to sentence LIVE here. Justin Bourque has been sentenced to 75 years in prison with no chance of parole for killing three RCMP officers and wounding two others, a New Brunswick judge has ruled. Bourque, 24, has pleaded ... Moncton RCMP killer Justin Bourque given 75-year sentence without paroleThe Globe and Mail Justin Bourque handed harshest sentence since Canada's last execution more ...National Post Canadian who killed police gets five life sentencesReuters Washington Post all 60 news articles »
  • Two bodies found after Stafford fireworks blaze - BBC News
    October 31, 2014 5:44 pm

    BBC News Two bodies found after Stafford fireworks blaze BBC News Two bodies have been found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford. Explosions and thick smoke filled the air when SP Fireworks on the Baswich Industrial Estate caught fire on Thursday night. One man remains in a critical condition ... 2 bodies found after UK fireworks warehouse blazeWashington Post Two bodies found after UK fireworks blazeThe Australian Two bodies found in fire-damaged fireworks warehouse after factory blazeIrish Independent all 330 news articles »
  • 2 boys first to sue government, Malaysia Airlines over Flight 370 - CBS News
    October 31, 2014 5:42 pm

    CBS News 2 boys first to sue government, Malaysia Airlines over Flight 370 CBS News KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Two Malaysian children sued Malaysia Airlines and the government on Friday over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed in the country by relatives of those aboard the jetliner that mysteriously disappeared ... Malaysia air talks yield more flights, seat entitlements per weekBusinessWorld Online Edition Teens sue Malaysia Airlines, government over missing Flight 370Toronto Star Two Malaysian boys sue over missing MH370 flightThe Guardian Nigeria ABC2 News -Fox News all 314 news articles »
  • White House says Syria strategy working, policy on Assad clear - Reuters
    October 31, 2014 5:29 pm

    Newsweek White House says Syria strategy working, policy on Assad clear Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House and Pentagon sought to portray a unified stance on Syria on Friday after reports that a memo from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel criticized U.S. strategy as fuzzy on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Fissure Opens Between Pentagon and White House Over Assad's FateTIME White House Says Syria Strategy WorkingNewsweek White House insists Syria strategy working amid reports of critical Hagel memoThe Guardian 12NewsNow.Com -Detroit Free Press -The American Conservative all 87 news articles »
  • No room at shelters for additional refugees of deadly Sri Lanka landslide - New York Daily News
    October 31, 2014 5:01 pm

    New York Daily News No room at shelters for additional refugees of deadly Sri Lanka landslide New York Daily News KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka Sri Lankan authorities warned of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, but residents said Friday there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative housing for ... Pakistan offers assistance to Sri Lanka's landslide victimsDaily Times India to give Sri Lanka Rs.5 mn for mudslide disaster reliefFirstpost Rains slow Sri Lankan landslide search; nearly 150 feared deadReuters Business Standard -Colombo Page all 270 news articles »
  • The dangerous, unpredictable anomaly of East Jerusalem - Haaretz
    October 31, 2014 5:01 pm

    Haaretz The dangerous, unpredictable anomaly of East Jerusalem Haaretz Why has East Jerusalem become a source of 'lone terrorists' while the West Bank remains relatively calm? Experts point to a peculiar paradox and a lack of local leadership among Arab Jerusalemites. By Nir Hasson | Oct. 31, 2014 | 1:58 PM | 2 ... Holy Site Reopens in a Tense JerusalemThe Atlantic Sweden officially recognizes Palestinian state, Israel recalls ambassadorRT Contested Holy Site in Jerusalem Reopens for Muslim WorshipNew York Times The Independent -euronews -San Jose Mercury News all 2,574 news articles »

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