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  • Snowy conditions lead to two-vehicle crash in Pictou County - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    December 20, 2014 12:34 am

    Snowy conditions lead to two-vehicle crash in Pictou County TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Pictou County around suppertime Friday. At 5:20 p.m., Pictou County RCMP, the Caribou District Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a collision on Highway 6 in Three Brooks.
  • SiRT investigation into death at Pictou County long-term care facility could ... - Hants Journal
    December 19, 2014 7:47 pm

    CTV News SiRT investigation into death at Pictou County long-term care facility could ... Hants Journal 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. It could be months before any conclusions are reached on how a 49-year-old man died during an arrest at Valley View Villa, a long-term care facility located in Riverton, Pictou County. Cruisers ... Valley View Villa man dies during RCMP arrestCBC.ca all 33 news articles »
  • Former Pictou County resident involved in drug cartel bust - Nova News Now
    December 19, 2014 1:52 pm

    Former Pictou County resident involved in drug cartel bust Nova News Now Peter Alan Griffon, who has lived in Pictou County, is facing two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a loaded prohibited firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm and five counts of careless use of a firearm in ...
  • Former Pictou County resident - Nova News Now
    December 19, 2014 1:12 pm

    Former Pictou County resident Nova News Now Peter Alan Griffon, who has lived in Pictou County, is facing two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a loaded prohibited firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm and five counts of careless use of a firearm in ... and more »
  • Hope to share Pictou County in summer - The News
    December 18, 2014 12:54 am

    Hope to share Pictou County in summer The News Once inside, she will be treated to some of the best entertainment Pictou County has to offer. I'm really hoping she gets to see and hear Fleur Mainville, John Spyder Macdonald, Dave Gunning, and if we're lucky, Ardyth and Jennifer, all of whom I am ...
  • Man dies during arrest at Pictou County care facility - Shelburne County Coastguard
    December 17, 2014 2:00 am

    Man dies during arrest at Pictou County care facility Shelburne County Coastguard At 11:03 a.m. Dec. 16, Pictou County District RCMP were called to Valley View Villa where a male resident was alleged to have assaulted two employees. According to a media release from RCMP, as officers were arresting the man, "he became unresponsive ...
  • Pictou County man charged in school threat - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    December 11, 2014 6:12 pm

    CTV News Pictou County man charged in school threat TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) A Pictou County man has been charged with uttering threats and mischief in connection with a firearm threat that resulted in the partial lockdown of three schools in the town of Pictou on Tuesday. David Nicholas Cummings, 20, of Pinetree has been ... Man charged in connection with alleged threat at Pictou schoolCTV News all 4 news articles »
  • Pictou County veterinarian a mentor to many - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    December 6, 2014 4:08 am

    TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Pictou County veterinarian a mentor to many TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) As the only large animal veterinarian in Pictou County for nearly 40 years, MacKay was always busy. His territory extended to the far reaches of the county and beyond. During those early days of his practice in the 1950s and '60s, dirt roads and party ...
  • Pictou County residents split on Northern Pulp mill - CBC.ca
    November 27, 2014 5:23 pm

    CBC.ca Pictou County residents split on Northern Pulp mill CBC.ca A public consultation carried out by Northern Pulp in Pictou County concludes residents are split on their feelings towards the mill. The province required the company to seek community feedback and file that report with the Department of Environment. Emissions from one of two boilers at Pictou County mill within legal limitCape Breton Post Northern Pulp emissions data gets mixed reviewsTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Emissions improve at Nova Scotia pulp millMetroNews Canada Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia all 18 news articles »
  • 'From dreaming to doing': Pictou County group vows action after Ivany report - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
    November 22, 2014 10:17 pm

    'From dreaming to doing': Pictou County group vows action after Ivany report TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) The first time Pictou County 2020 met, participants brainstormed to come up with ideas to make the region successful. Seven weeks after that Oct. 8 gathering in Stellarton, it is time to act. Participants in the grassroots development movement will ... and more »

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  • Dalhousie dentistry Facebook posts prompt rally at school - CBC.ca
    December 20, 2014 2:47 am

    CBC.ca Dalhousie dentistry Facebook posts prompt rally at school CBC.ca About 200 people protested at Dalhousie University in Halifax today to demand action over misogynistic Facebook comments by some men in the faculty of dentistry. The protesters marched between the faculty's building and Dalhousie President Richard ... Hundreds march on Dalhousie's campus demanding justiceCTV News Dalhousie protesters demand dentistry students be expelled over Facebook groupToronto Sun Expulsion has not been ruled out for 13 male Dalhousie dentistry studentsThe Globe and Mail all 77 news articles »
  • SPCA rescues 19 puppies in Cape Breton and Dartmouth - CBC.ca
    December 20, 2014 2:39 am

    SPCA rescues 19 puppies in Cape Breton and Dartmouth CBC.ca The Nova Scotia SPCA has its hands full with two litters of abandoned puppies. A litter of ten newborn puppies was found abandoned under a deck and brought to the Dartmouth location; another nine puppies and their mother were surrendered by their ...
  • Talking Christmas tree debuts in Lower Sackville - CBC.ca
    December 19, 2014 11:38 pm

    CBC.ca Talking Christmas tree debuts in Lower Sackville CBC.ca If you're pining for Woody the Talking Christmas Tree, we've got a real treat for you: a new talking tree has taken root in Lower Sackville. Coun. Brad Johns used $25,000 from his council allowance to bring the singing and dancing sensation to ... Sackville's talking christmas treeGlobalnews.ca all 2 news articles »
  • Pratt & Whitney plans $67-million upgrade to Nova Scotia facility - CTV News
    December 19, 2014 9:43 pm

    CTV News Pratt & Whitney plans $67-million upgrade to Nova Scotia facility CTV News ENFIELD, N.S. -- Aerospace firm Pratt & Whitney Canada is planning a $67-million investment over the next six years at its manufacturing facility near the Halifax airport. The Nova Scotia government says it will provide up to 20 per cent or $13.4 ... Nova Scotia spending $1M to study gas price regulationCBC.ca Federal economic approach to immigration could 'backfire' in Nova Scotia: reportAnnapolis County Spectator all 75 news articles »
  • Dalhousie dental scandal protests draw range of protesters - CBC.ca
    December 19, 2014 8:46 pm

    CBC.ca Dalhousie dental scandal protests draw range of protesters CBC.ca About 200 people protested at Dalhousie University Friday to pressure the Halifax university over misogynistic Facebook comments made by some men in the faculty of dentistry. We spoke to three people to learn why they joined the march. Don Brownrigg ...
  • Nova Scotia can't deny accreditation to Trinity Western law grads, lawyer says - Saskatoon StarPhoenix
    December 19, 2014 8:41 pm

    Saskatoon StarPhoenix Nova Scotia can't deny accreditation to Trinity Western law grads, lawyer says Saskatoon StarPhoenix Trinity Western University president Bob Kuhn says the school might go to the courts to fight a decision in B.C. not to accredit its law program. The accreditation debate is currently before a judicial review in Nova Scotia. Photograph by: Submitted ... Nova Scotia court hears final arguments in TWU caseDaily Xtra NS law society defends decision to bar students from Christian schoolCTV News Judicial review begins in Nova Scotia for private Christian law schoolBay Today all 113 news articles »
  • Dentistry Facebook scandal prompts inquiry calls from Dal faculty - CBC.ca
    December 19, 2014 7:21 pm

    CBC.ca Dentistry Facebook scandal prompts inquiry calls from Dal faculty CBC.ca Five Dalhousie University faculty members, including a Canada research chair in bioethics, are calling for the school to launch an independent inquiry into sexualized violence on campus in the wake of the dentistry school misogyny scandal. In a ...
  • Dal dentistry Facebook posts prompt rally at school - CBC.ca
    December 19, 2014 4:03 pm

    CBC.ca Dal dentistry Facebook posts prompt rally at school CBC.ca Dozens of people are gathering outside of Dalhousie's Faculty of Dentistry building Friday to demand action over misogynistic Facebook comments made by some men in the faculty. People are upset after a series of allegations that have rocked the ...
  • CBRM council approves sale of wharf in North Sydney - CTV News
    December 19, 2014 3:19 pm

    CTV News CBRM council approves sale of wharf in North Sydney CTV News Despite pleas from the residents of a Cape Breton community, to spare a popular green space in North Sydney, mayor and council voted to approve the sale of Archibald Wharf. Councillor Mae Rowe was one of two councillors who voted against the sale of ... Archibald Wharf sale gets green lightCape Breton Post North Sydney wharf sale approved, despite oppositionTheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) all 11 news articles »
  • Halifax's Team Broken Earth heading to Haiti - CBC.ca
    December 19, 2014 10:03 am

    CBC.ca Halifax's Team Broken Earth heading to Haiti CBC.ca A group of Nova Scotia doctors and nurses are heading to Haiti next month to join Team Broken Earth. Medical professionals have been going to Haiti since its devastating earthquake five years ago. The doctors are paying their own way, but on Thursday ...

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  • Travis Vader arrested as murder charges reactivated in McCann case - CBC.ca
    December 20, 2014 11:04 am

    CBC.ca Travis Vader arrested as murder charges reactivated in McCann case CBC.ca Travis Vader has been arrested after the Crown decided to recommence murder charges against him in the deaths of Alberta seniors Lyle and Marie McCann. First-degree murder charges against Vader were stayed in March. The Crown had one year to ... Travis Vader charged again in deaths of missing couple (Video)Canada News Alberta man charged again in deaths of missing coupleSaskatoon StarPhoenix Travis Vader has murder charges re-activated in deaths of Alberta seniors ...National Post Toronto Sun -News1130 all 48 news articles »
  • Protecting NDP values: Oswald - Winnipeg Free Press
    December 20, 2014 9:08 am

    Winnipeg Free Press Protecting NDP values: Oswald Winnipeg Free Press The woman who could be premier. Grew up in St. Vital. High school: Dakota Collegiate. Education: University of Manitoba, education degree. Life before politics: A teacher for 15 years at Glenlawn Collegiate and Hastings School. Vice-principal at Victor ... Finding balance in a vastly different NDPBrandon Sun Theresa Oswald enters Manitoba NDP leadership raceCBC.ca Oswald Joins NDP Leadership RaceCJOB CTV News all 100 news articles »
  • Cynicism and division are legacy of Tory rule, Trudeau says - Toronto Star
    December 20, 2014 4:00 am

    Toronto Star Cynicism and division are legacy of Tory rule, Trudeau says Toronto Star OTTAWAAlmost nine years of Conservative rule have produced a legacy of cynicism and division that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is vowing to overturn in the coming election battle. Trudeau accused Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his ... Justin Trudeau rules out coalition with NDP, says 'immediate action' needed on ...National Post Don Cayo: Can we finally talk rationally about carbon pricing?Vancouver Sun Trudeau would hold annual meeting with premiers if he wins electionOttawa Citizen Huffington Post Canada all 11 news articles »
  • Arsonists caught on camera setting Surrey home on fire - CTV News
    December 20, 2014 3:58 am

    Surrey Now Arsonists caught on camera setting Surrey home on fire CTV News Mounties are asking the public to help identify two people caught on camera torching a home in Surrey earlier this year. The home, located in 10200-block of 143A Street, was set on fire in the early morning hours of July 15. By the time firefighters arrived, the ... Surrey RCMP appeal to public to identify arson suspectsThe Province Raw video: Surveillance footage of Surrey arson suspectsVancouver Sun Surrey RCMP release video surveillance of arson suspectsMetroNews Canada all 15 news articles »
  • McGuinty advised to push back against gas-plant cancellation criticism - The Globe and Mail
    December 20, 2014 2:25 am

    Toronto Star McGuinty advised to push back against gas-plant cancellation criticism The Globe and Mail Liberal operatives wanted Dalton McGuinty to plant his feet and battle back against criticisms of the billion-dollar cancellations of two gas-fired power plants as the scandal rapidly heated up. At one point, the then-premier's advisers even considered asking ... Liberals tried to downplay fallout over gas plants, documents showToronto Star all 6 news articles »
  • Canada's Trade Minister 'disappointed' by passage of Buy American bill - The Globe and Mail
    December 20, 2014 1:12 am

    Canada's Trade Minister 'disappointed' by passage of Buy American bill The Globe and Mail Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast said he's disappointed by the passage of a New Jersey Buy American bill that bans the use of foreign content in all state contracts. The Democratic-held legislature passed the bill Thursday by a 43-25 margin the latest in a ... Canadian business no longer welcomed by New Jersey legislatorsCME-MEC all 4 news articles »
  • Tory willing to say no to marathons, special events to ease traffic - The Globe and Mail
    December 20, 2014 12:50 am

    Globalnews.ca Tory willing to say no to marathons, special events to ease traffic The Globe and Mail Toronto Mayor John Tory says he is prepared to take the heat for saying no to organizers of marathons and other special events if it helps to minimize traffic disruptions. Mr. Tory, who promised during his mayoral election campaign to improve traffic ... Tory wants co-operation from congestion-causing road event plannersToronto Sun Tory wants to move some runs and charity events out of downtownToronto Star Tory takes on runs, developers in bid to ease road closure chaosCityNews CBC.ca -CP24 Toronto's Breaking News all 14 news articles »
  • Conservatives use Inuit object in fundraising plea about First Nations bill - The Globe and Mail
    December 19, 2014 9:54 pm

    Conservatives use Inuit object in fundraising plea about First Nations bill The Globe and Mail The Conservative Party of Canada launched a recent fundraising campaign to capitalize on its members' frustrations with what the government says is a lack of transparency on the part of First Nations leaders. The party created a website featuring a picture of ... Transparency Act needed for allYorkton News Review all 3 news articles »
  • Messy Christmas weather possible for GTA - CBC.ca
    December 19, 2014 8:53 pm

    CBC.ca Messy Christmas weather possible for GTA CBC.ca Environment Canada is tracking a weather system that may bring a mix of wintry rain, snow and high winds to southern Ontario on Christmas Eve and into Christmas Day. Dubbed SantaBomb on social media, news of the developing system has stoked fears ... So-called 'SantaBomb' could bring white Christmas to GTACTV News #SantaBomb Trends As Toronto Preps For Christmas StormHuffington Post Canada 'Santabomb' could bring wild weather for Christmas DayToronto Sun Oye! Times all 36 news articles »
  • Richard Bain, election night shooting defendant, denied bail - CBC.ca
    December 19, 2014 8:07 pm

    CBC.ca Richard Bain, election night shooting defendant, denied bail CBC.ca Richard Bain, the man accused of killing one and injuring another at Montreal's Metropolis venue where the Parti Québécois was headquartered on Quebec election night 2012, has been denied bail. Richard Bain's lawyer wants out of election night shooting ... Richard Henry Bain denied bail in Quebec's 2012 election shootingTimes Colonist Accused in 2012 Quebec election shooting denied bailNew Zealand Herald Election-night shooting suspect Richard Bain to undergo psychiatric assessmentMontreal Gazette CP24 Toronto's Breaking News -Toronto Star all 25 news articles »

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  • North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US - Reuters
    December 20, 2014 11:41 am

    Reuters North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US Reuters SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it was wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. An unnamed spokesman ... N. Korea Proposes Joint Probe Over Sony HackingNew York Times Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows responseSacramento Bee N Korea propose joint US inquiry into Sony attackRTE.ie New Vision all 13,791 news articles »
  • Russia: New US Sanctions Useless - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
    December 20, 2014 11:35 am

    RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Russia: New US Sanctions Useless RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Demonstrators hold placards reading "Crimea is Ukraine" during a rally on Independence Square in central Kyiv in March. Related Articles. Obama Bans U.S. Trade With Crimea · EU Adopts Tougher Crimea Sanctions · Russia's Neighbors Scramble To Cope ... Russia says new sanctions will fuel Ukraine unrestThe Daily Star Russia to Prepare Response to Recent US, Canada Sanctions: Foreign MinistrySputnik International Russia says new US, Canada sanctions will fuel Ukraine unrestChannel News Asia Reuters -Los Angeles Times -The Globe and Mail all 429 news articles »
  • Cuba's parliament backs move to re-establish diplomatic ties with US - CBC.ca
    December 20, 2014 11:28 am

    CBC.ca Cuba's parliament backs move to re-establish diplomatic ties with US CBC.ca The Cuban national assembly announced on Friday that it would back the agreement of President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago. "In the name of the Cuban people, ... Cuba policy changes won't happen overnight, says Obamaeuronews Least productive Congress? Not this one, barelyThe Denver Post Obama: No quick fix to changing CubaNew York Daily News Los Angeles Times -NOLA.com -New York Times all 1,253 news articles »
  • Pakistan takes on the Taliban as grief over Peshawar school massacre gives ... - The Independent
    December 20, 2014 11:19 am

    The Independent Pakistan takes on the Taliban as grief over Peshawar school massacre gives ... The Independent The grief has given way to rage. Three days after Pakistan suffered its worst ever terrorist attack, with the massacre of 132 schoolchildren in Peshawar, the country has hit back. In the tribal areas of North Waziristan and Khyber along the Afghan border, ... Airstrikes targeting Pakistan Taliban continue in response to school massacreWashington Post Pakistani Taliban chief killed?Times of India Drone Kills Five Militants In PakistanRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty euronews -Fox News -Business Standard all 1,751 news articles »
  • Cuban-Americans deeply divided over opening to Cuba - USA TODAY
    December 20, 2014 11:06 am

    New York Times Cuban-Americans deeply divided over opening to Cuba USA TODAY MIAMI Christmas Eve dinner just got a little more interesting in this South Florida city. As Cuban-Americans soak in the news that the United States is re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years, it's rekindled a deep ... Obama Says Opening to Cuba Will Take Years to Bear Full FruitBusinessweek Cuba protests planned in Miami, but turnout unclearMiamiHerald.com In bold move on Cuba, Obama asserts powersAljazeera.com Al-Arabiya -U-T San Diego all 12,663 news articles »
  • Cairns police arrest mother after discovery of eight dead children - Irish Times
    December 20, 2014 11:00 am

    Irish Times Cairns police arrest mother after discovery of eight dead children Irish Times The 37-year-old mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a mass stabbing in Australia's city of Cairns has been arrested for murder, police have said. Det Insp Bruno Asnicar said the woman, who was hospitalised on Friday with stab wounds, was ... Australian mother accused of killing 7 kids and her nieceNew York Daily News Mother arrested for murder after eight children found deadABC Online 'She always had a good personality': Family of Mersane Warria, mother in Cairns ...Brisbane Times Independent Online -Fox News -Stuff.co.nz all 1,491 news articles »
  • Palestinians in Gaza fear IAF attack marks beginning of end of cease-fire - Jerusalem Post
    December 20, 2014 10:54 am

    Jerusalem Post Palestinians in Gaza fear IAF attack marks beginning of end of cease-fire Jerusalem Post The Israeli air force's retaliatory strikes against the Gaza Strip before dawn on Saturday roused local Palestinians who for the first time since the end of Operation Protective Edge woke up with a feeling of dread that another round of fighting was imminent. Israel launches first air strike on Hamas since summer warThe Times (subscription) Israeli aircraft hit Gaza for first time since August truceArab News Kerry: Vote on Palestinian UN bid would strengthen hardlinersYnetnews Livemint -euronews -NBCNews.com all 1,216 news articles »
  • Ukraine crisis: Obama orders ban on Crimea trade - BBC News
    December 20, 2014 10:50 am

    BBC News Ukraine crisis: Obama orders ban on Crimea trade BBC News US President Barack Obama has ordered a ban on the export of goods, technology and services to Crimea. The executive order also imposes new sanctions on Russian and Ukrainian individuals and companies. Mr Obama said the move showed the US ... Russia dismisses new US sanctionsIrish Independent Russia dismisses new US sanctions as uselessSTLtoday.com Obama Bans US Trade With CrimeaRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty iAfrica.com all 726 news articles »
  • Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity - Washington Post
    December 20, 2014 10:47 am

    Fox News Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity Washington Post PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht (Silent Night, Holy Night). English and German artists join forces to paint remarkable graffiti mural in tribute ...Daily Mail all 14 news articles »
  • Turkey Issues Arrest Warrant for a Rival of Its President - New York Times
    December 20, 2014 10:21 am

    New York Times Turkey Issues Arrest Warrant for a Rival of Its President New York Times ISTANBUL A Turkish court has issued an arrest warrant for an influential cleric and former ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania and whose followers have been accused of participating in a plot to ... Turkey Issues Arrest Warrant for Erdogan Rival GulenWall Street Journal Turkey media arrests pure 'political vengeance'Sydney Morning Herald Turkish court issues arrest warrant for cleric now in U.S.Charlotte Observer Reuters -NBCNews.com -Daily Mail all 456 news articles »

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