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  • Pictou County shaped comedy writer's perspective - NG News
    July 22, 2014 1:17 pm

    Pictou County shaped comedy writer's perspective NG News Iain MacLeod will be returning to his hometown to show his short films and answer questions over a meal at The Celtic Circle on July 26. It helps give him perspective, and get others laughing. I don't think popular kids make very good comedians, the ...
  • Pictou County Rugby Club wins weekend matches - NG News
    July 21, 2014 7:35 pm

    Pictou County Rugby Club wins weekend matches NG News NEW GLASGOW - The Pictou County Rugby Club continued their winning ways this past Saturday at home. The women started the day by defeating the second place Halifax Tars 42-15. Leading the way for the green and black was Alyssa Canning with four ...
  • Pictou County man reaches for the stars - NG News
    July 21, 2014 12:46 pm

    Pictou County man reaches for the stars NG News A young Thomas E. Fraser left his native Pictou County in 1866. He and his brother's John and Howard headed out to Western United States to seek work. They traveled around a few of the states, securing jobs wherever they could. Thomas Edward had been ...
  • Spotlight shines on Pictou County during 40th NGHS reunion - NG News
    July 16, 2014 11:32 pm

    Spotlight shines on Pictou County during 40th NGHS reunion NG News Approximately 70 grads and guests of New Glasgow High School, Class of 1974, were treated to some of the best Pictou County has to offer on July 3, 4 and 5. They came from British Columbia and Florida and all points in between. For those who hadn't ... and more »
  • Pictou County boy rises to top spot in national chain - NG News
    July 15, 2014 12:15 pm

    Pictou County boy rises to top spot in national chain NG News Sandy MacLeod is a believer in luck. It's a place, he says, where opportunity and planning find a way to meet. Sandy MacLeod. As a child, opportunity was across the street from his classroom at Temperance Street School at The Evening News, where his ...
  • Body of missing Pictou County man found in vehicle - CTV News
    July 14, 2014 2:58 pm

    CTV News Body of missing Pictou County man found in vehicle CTV News The RCMP believe the body of a missing man has been found in Nova Scotia's Pictou County. Police say hikers found the vehicle of a missing person in the MacLellan's Mountain area Sunday afternoon. Officers found a man's body inside the vehicle. Missing man in Pictou County has been found deadCBC.ca Missing Pictou County man found deadTheChronicleHerald.ca Pictou County man found dead in truckCape Breton Post NG News all 6 news articles »
  • RCMP continue search for missing Pictou County man - CTV News
    July 11, 2014 3:25 pm

    CTV News RCMP continue search for missing Pictou County man CTV News The RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Pictou County, N.S. man. Stephen Robert Willemse, 41, was last seen in MacLellan's Brook on July 6. His vehicle is also missing. Police officers and members of the Pictou County Ground ... Photos of missing Pictou County man released by RCMPCBC.ca UPDATED: Police, rescue team continue search for missing manNG News Police, rescue team continue search for missing manTruro Daily News all 6 news articles »
  • Search for missing man in Pictou County changes focus - CBC.ca
    July 10, 2014 2:48 pm

    CBC.ca Search for missing man in Pictou County changes focus CBC.ca Pictou Country RCMP and the Pictou County Ground Search and Rescue Team are changing the focus of their search for Stephen Robert Willemse, 41, of MacLellan's Brook. Willemse was last seen on Monday and crews started searching for him on ... Search continues for missing Pictou County manTheChronicleHerald.ca all 4 news articles »
  • Body found in Pictou County town of Westville - CBC.ca
    July 1, 2014 12:44 am

    CBC.ca Body found in Pictou County town of Westville CBC.ca Police are investigating after a body was found Monday afternoon in the Pictou County town of Westville, southwest of New Glasgow. Westville Police Chief Don Hussher confirmed a body was found in the Diamond Street area at about 3:20 p.m. Diamond ... Woman's body found in Pictou County woodsNova News Now all 12 news articles »
  • Man, 39, killed in ATV crash in Pictou County - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    June 29, 2014 8:19 pm

    Man, 39, killed in ATV crash in Pictou County TheChronicleHerald.ca A Pictou County man, 39, is dead after an all-terrain-vehicle crash in Thorburn on Friday. David Wayne Rorison of Alma was riding near the base of a driveway on Pine Tree Road at about 9:30 p.m. when he lost control of the ATV and went off the road. ATV crash claims life of 39-year-old Pictou County manCBC.ca RCMP investigating deadly Pictou County ATV crashCTV News all 9 news articles »

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  • Halifax airport goes DYI - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    July 23, 2014 12:41 am

    Halifax airport goes DYI TheChronicleHerald.ca Cities across North America are watching the Halifax airport after it just became the first on the continent to go entirely self-service. The passenger can go to the kiosk and get their boarding pass and bag tag put the tag on, swipe their boarding ...
  • Way cleared for St. Pat's demolition - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    July 23, 2014 12:29 am

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Way cleared for St. Pat's demolition TheChronicleHerald.ca Halifax regional council has declared the old St. Patrick's High School surplus, clearing the way for the demolition of the 1950s building and sale of the property. Tearing down the 265,000-square-foot Quinpool Road school is expected to cost $3.5 ... So long, St. Pat's: Halifax council votes to give wrecking ball to former high ...MetroNews Canada all 2 news articles »
  • ATV tour proposal stuck in neutral - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    July 22, 2014 11:42 pm

    ATV tour proposal stuck in neutral TheChronicleHerald.ca The owner of a proposed ATV tour business in Antrim, Halifax County, feels like he's going in circles when it comes to getting the municipal approval he needs to operate. Stephen Bowdridge, president of Scotia Trails ATV Excursions Ltd., said Tuesday ...
  • Halifax searching for expert to sort parking problem - CBC.ca
    July 22, 2014 11:14 pm

    Halifax searching for expert to sort parking problem CBC.ca Halifax is looking for an expert to help sort the city's parking problem. On Tuesday, the city issued a request for proposals from someone to help staff prepare a city-wide plan for parking. Meagan Korhonen makes deliveries for TapRoots Farms in Port ...
  • Nova Scotia RCMP debut new aerial drones - CTV News
    July 22, 2014 10:15 pm

    Globalnews.ca Nova Scotia RCMP debut new aerial drones CTV News The Nova Scotia RCMP can take to the air more quickly and cheaply than ever before, thanks to aerial drones. Const. Mark Skinner trained for two days with the manufacturer in order to learn how to pilot the Dragonfly. A high-resolution camera on the ... Nova Scotia RCMP fire up new droneTheChronicleHerald.ca Nova Scotia RCMP buy new fleet of dronesGlobalnews.ca Nova Scotia RCMP's new drones a 'game changer'CBC.ca MetroNews Canada all 5 news articles »
  • Efficiency charge could be nixed, but there's a catch - CBC.ca
    July 22, 2014 9:39 pm

    CBC.ca Efficiency charge could be nixed, but there's a catch CBC.ca Efficiency Nova Scotia's plan to spend $35 million of ratepayers' money on rebate and incentive programs next year is in the hands of government regulators, but the consumer advocate is skeptical if customers will actually enjoy any energy savings. Unanswered questions about Nova Scotia Power's increasingly problematic ...rabble.ca (blog) all 3 news articles »
  • Homebuilders balk at proposed development charges - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    July 22, 2014 9:26 pm

    Homebuilders balk at proposed development charges TheChronicleHerald.ca New development charges being considered by Halifax regional council have raised the ire of some homebuilders. The new fee being proposed would cover the costs of developing transit and transportation services for new developments in the region. Association calls for tax moratorium as new housing starts crumble in HalifaxMetroNews Canada all 3 news articles »
  • Halifax police seek suspect in connection with alleged attack on bus driver - CTV News
    July 22, 2014 7:59 pm

    CTV News Halifax police seek suspect in connection with alleged attack on bus driver CTV News Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect after a bus driver was allegedly attacked in Dartmouth earlier this month. Halifax Regional Police responded to the bus terminal on Nantucket Avenue before 9:30 p.m. on July 8. Police say ... HRP looking for 3rd suspect in Dartmouth bus driver beatingCBC.ca Halifax police ask public for help in bus driver beatingTheChronicleHerald.ca Halifax police trying to ID suspect in group beating of transit driver in ...MetroNews Canada Sackville Tribune Post all 5 news articles »
  • Lunenburg County man jailed for actions in land dispute - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    July 22, 2014 7:54 pm

    Lunenburg County man jailed for actions in land dispute TheChronicleHerald.ca A Lunenburg County man who got fed up during a land dispute is going to jail for stringing barbed wire between two trees that caught an all-terrain vehicle rider in the throat. Harold Conrad ended up in intensive care in a Halifax hospital with a cut ... and more »
  • NS woman says new evidence could clear father's name in 35-year-old rape case - CTV News
    July 22, 2014 4:27 pm

    NS woman says new evidence could clear father's name in 35-year-old rape case CTV News There may be new evidence in a 35-year-old rape case that sent a former Nova Scotia politician and lawyer to prison. Gordon Paddy Fitzgerald fought to clear his name until the day he died this past May. Now, his daughter has won a court decision to ...

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  • Mike Duffy's murky $65k contract with friend leads to 8 charges - CBC.ca
    July 23, 2014 12:38 am

    Toronto Star Mike Duffy's murky $65k contract with friend leads to 8 charges CBC.ca RCMP documents suggest that Senator Mike Duffy's problems are not restricted to his housing and travel claims, but also focus on the murky financial relationship with an old friend. Eight of the charges announced by the RCMP last week are in relation to ... The curious case of Sen. Mike DuffySarnia Observer STEPHENSON: Duffy charges may underlie Tories' funeralTheChronicleHerald.ca Senate refuses to divulge Duffy's allegedly criminal expense claimsGlobalnews.ca CTV News -National Post all 110 news articles »
  • Prince George mayor makes royal birthday proclamation for BC city - CBC.ca
    July 23, 2014 12:36 am

    CTV News Prince George mayor makes royal birthday proclamation for BC city CBC.ca The B.C. city of Prince George will celebrate its royal connection on an annual basis, after the mayor proclaimed July 22 the birthday of the young Windsor "Prince George of Cambridge Day". On mobile? Click here to see a photogallery of HRH Prince ... Canadian Mint marks Prince George's 1st birthday with collector coinsCTV News Prince George's Birthday Presents: Onesies, Uggs, and Pinot NoirVanity Fair Prince George celebrates first birthdayNewsday TVNZ -The Daily Courier (subscription) all 1,159 news articles »
  • Lotto Max winners to come... - CANOE
    July 23, 2014 12:20 am

    CTV News Lotto Max winners to come... CANOE A Fort Saskatchewan couple claimed a $50 million jackpot Tuesday after buying the winning ticket last December. Andrea, 47, and Bill Groner, 54, finally came forward a month after the Western Canada Lottery Corporation called on lottery players to check ... Edmonton lottery winners finally claim $50-million prizeEdmonton Journal $50M lotto win kept secret for 7 months by Edmonton coupleCBC.ca Edmonton couple wins Lotto MAX jackpotiNews880.com CTV News -NorthBayNipissing.com -Surrey Leader all 27 news articles »
  • Family pleads for return of stolen necklace containing son's ashes - CTV News
    July 23, 2014 12:19 am

    CTV News Family pleads for return of stolen necklace containing son's ashes CTV News An Edmonton family mourning the loss of their nine-year-old son in a plane crash last year has made an emotional plea for the return of a necklace containing his ashes. David and Crystal Pentecost said they're devastated their son Dawson's remains have ... Ashes of dead boy stolen from Edmonton truckEdmonton Sun Stolen Edmonton pendant holds ashes of boy killed in Manitoba plane crashEdmonton Journal Edmonton parents 'devastated' over theft of necklace containing son's ashes580 CFRA Radio CBC.ca -www.muskokaregion.com/? all 25 news articles »
  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he doesn't have useful information for ... - The Province
    July 23, 2014 12:13 am

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he doesn't have useful information for ... The Province We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles and blog posts. We are committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion, so we ask you to avoid personal attacks, and please keep your comments relevant and respectful. and more »
  • Military official faces charges for wearing medals she wasn't awarded - Toronto Sun
    July 23, 2014 12:05 am

    Toronto Sun Military official faces charges for wearing medals she wasn't awarded Toronto Sun War medals Rain-soaked war medals. Clifford Skarstedt/Peterborough Examiner/QMI AGENCY. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Related Stories. Vet reunited with long lost medals · War medals stolen in break-and-enter ... and more »
  • NDP wants House of Commons funding for lawsuit against House of Commons - Ottawa Citizen
    July 23, 2014 12:04 am

    Ottawa Citizen NDP wants House of Commons funding for lawsuit against House of Commons Ottawa Citizen The federal NDP wants the House of Commons to pay for the party's legal costs in a lawsuit it filed against the House board that monitors MP spending. The NDP made the request Tuesday during a closed-door meeting of the Board of Internal Economy. NDP taking its fight to the doors of the BOIE - againCBC.ca NDP cry foul over treatmentToronto Sun Board delays decision on NDP use of satellite offices, citing new documentsCTV News NG News all 14 news articles »
  • A Langley RCMP cruiser was demolished in a crash in Aldergrove early ... - Vancouver Sun
    July 22, 2014 11:39 pm

    CBC.ca A Langley RCMP cruiser was demolished in a crash in Aldergrove early ... Vancouver Sun METRO VANCOUVER A Langley RCMP cruiser was demolished in a crash in Aldergrove early Tuesday afternoon. The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) will lead the investigation into the serious crash because it involved a police officer. 5 people injured in crash involving RCMP cruiserCTV News Langley RCMP crash: Alberta family camper van hitCBC.ca RCMP cruiser destroyed in crash with camper van in AldergroveThe Province News1130 -Abbotsford News -Langley AdvanceNews all 10 news articles »
  • NB RCMP complete investigation in python deaths, now with Crown - CTV News
    July 22, 2014 10:15 pm

    CTV News NB RCMP complete investigation in python deaths, now with Crown CTV News FREDERICTON -- The RCMP in New Brunswick said Tuesday they have completed their investigation into the deaths of two boys who were asphyxiated by a python and have handed the case to the Crown to determine whether charges should be laid. Cambellton python tragedy case goes to CrownCBC.ca RCMP complete investigation into child python deathsGlobalnews.ca RCMP in New Brunswick completes investigation in python deaths, now with ...Westerly News all 7 news articles »
  • Greenpeace, Inuit agree re: seismic tests - London Community News
    July 22, 2014 9:34 pm

    CBC.ca Greenpeace, Inuit agree re: seismic tests London Community News OTTAWA - Greenpeace and the Inuit have joined to protest Arctic seismic testing, warning Ottawa that its plans to gauge oil and gas reserves with high-intensity sound waves in Baffin Bay and the Davis Strait pose grave dangers to marine life. Inuit activists ... Greenpeace, Inuit come together to fight Arctic seismic testing for oil and gasmysask.com International Inuit Conference Focuses on Changing ArcticOye! Times Changing Arctic addressed in international Inuit conferenceGlobalnews.ca all 30 news articles »

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  • Russia continues to back rebels, US officials say - USA TODAY
    July 23, 2014 12:21 am

    ABC News Russia continues to back rebels, US officials say USA TODAY WASHINGTON Russia has shown no sign of backing off its shipments of arms to separatists in Ukraine despite allegations that the rebels shot down a civilian airline with weapons provided by Russia, according to three senior intelligence officials. US intel officials: Russia created 'conditions' that led to plane downingFox News Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine cityReuters US officials believe attack against Malaysian plane was mistakeLos Angeles Times Wall Street Journal -Washington Post -New York Times all 5,609 news articles »
  • Widodo Targets Indonesian Growth Unseen Since 1990s Asia Crisis - Bloomberg
    July 23, 2014 12:13 am

    Reuters UK Widodo Targets Indonesian Growth Unseen Since 1990s Asia Crisis Bloomberg President-elect Joko Widodo said he's aiming for a growth pace Indonesia (IDGDPY) hasn't seen since before the 1990s Asian financial crisis, a shift that would bolster the clout of the world's fourth most-populous nation. We must address shortcomings in ... Indonesia's Joko Widodo wins presidential electionMarketWatch World Congratulates Jokowi on Election VictoryWall Street Journal (blog) Indonesian president-elect Jokowi calls for unity after bitter electionReuters Africa Business Recorder -The Straits Times -Sky News Australia all 992 news articles »
  • Murdered spy's widow says inquiry not sparked by Ukraine crisis - Irish Examiner
    July 22, 2014 11:56 pm

    Irish Examiner Murdered spy's widow says inquiry not sparked by Ukraine crisis Irish Examiner The widow of murdered spy Alexander Litvinenko said she does not believe a public inquiry into his death has been sparked by international tension with Russia. The 43-year-old Russian, known as Sasha to his loved ones, died after drinking tea laced with ... UK announces inquiry for Russian spy deathMiamiHerald.com UK Role in Preventing Litvinenko's Death out of Consideration Home SecretaryRIA Novosti Alexander Litvinenko death: UK announces public inquiryBBC News Sydney Morning Herald -Reuters India all 276 news articles »
  • In West Bank, Israel revives punitive home demolitions in effort to deter Hamas - Washington Post
    July 22, 2014 11:39 pm

    NBCNews.com In West Bank, Israel revives punitive home demolitions in effort to deter Hamas Washington Post HEBRON, West Bank Said Kawasmeh received the order from Israel's military last week. His two-story house was to be demolished, and his large family had 48 hours to leave. The reason: Kawasmeh's son is a key suspect in the brutal kidnapping and ... In the Galilee, Gaza war sets off reaction among Israeli ArabsIrish Times US 'Lone Soldiers' Among Israel CasualtiesVoice of America Rocket damages Tel Aviv region house in first direct hit in area since start of ...Jerusalem Post BBC News -CBC.ca -Wall Street Journal all 9,590 news articles »
  • Britain accused of hypocrisy in Russia sanctions debate - Financial Times
    July 22, 2014 11:38 pm

    Economic Times Britain accused of hypocrisy in Russia sanctions debate Financial Times The head of France's ruling Socialist party accused Britain's David Cameron on Tuesday of hypocrisy for urging Paris to scrap the sale of two Mistral-class warships to Russia, saying the UK premier should start by cleaning up his own backyard. European Union imposes new sanctions against Russian officials following ...Fox News EU fails to impose tough sanctions on RussiaUSA TODAY EU Council approves no new sanctions on Russia EU foreign policy chiefITAR-TASS Telegraph.co.uk -BBC News -Wall Street Journal all 768 news articles »
  • 21 killed in Baghdad car bombing - Irish Independent
    July 22, 2014 11:38 pm

    Irish Independent 21 killed in Baghdad car bombing Irish Independent A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint at the entrance to Baghdad's Khazimiyah district killing 21 people, including seven policemen manning the post. Share. Go To. Comments. Police officials said there was a long line of ... Iraq PM Seeks Sunni Tribal Help in Battling InsurgencyNDTV Over 110 killed in western province in IraqBusiness Standard Who is to blame for Iraq's problems?Washington Post (blog) Huffington Post all 117 news articles »
  • FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours After Rocket Strike - NBC New York
    July 22, 2014 6:35 pm

    NBC New York FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours After Rocket Strike NBC New York The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all United States flights to Tel Aviv for the next 24 hours in response to a rocket strike near the main airport. The federal mandate came shortly after Delta announced that it had canceled all flights to Israel ... US bans all flights to Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hoursAmmon News all 31 news articles »
  • Kremlin Official Calls Ukraine Authorities 'West's Henchmen' - Voice of America
    July 22, 2014 6:18 pm

    Voice of America Kremlin Official Calls Ukraine Authorities 'West's Henchmen' Voice of America A Kremlin official has accused Ukrainian authorities in Kyiv of being henchmen, acting on orders from the West. The West's henchman came to power [in February] and have now, in my opinion, lost some of their sovereignty, independence in ... In Russia, everybody loves PutinWashington Post (blog) all 182 news articles »
  • What President Jonathan Said to Chibok Parents,Girls - Nigerian Bulletin
    July 22, 2014 5:14 pm

    CHANNELS What President Jonathan Said to Chibok Parents,Girls Nigerian Bulletin President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja reassured the Chibok community that his Administration is doing everything humanly possible to rescue the over 200 girls abducted from a college there in April and return them safely to their ... Nigerians seethe at the government's failure to rescue abducted schoolgirlsThe Guardian all 351 news articles »
  • A Year in the Life of Prince George - NBCNews.com
    July 22, 2014 1:46 pm

    Irish Independent A Year in the Life of Prince George NBCNews.com As William and Kate's son gets set to celebrate his first birthday on July 22, NBC News takes a look back at the future king's first 12 months. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy UPDATED · Terms of Service · Site Map · Advertise · Ad Choices ... Prince George's busy birthday - and a really royal partyMirror.co.uk Prince George's first birthday: Queen and Prince Harry attend 'low key' party at ...Telegraph.co.uk Prince George's Kensington Palace Birthday Party Draws the Queen, Harry ...Vanity Fair Metro -Arab News -MiamiHerald.com all 994 news articles »

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