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  • Four Pictou County senior groups receive federal funding - NG News
    April 19, 2014 8:03 pm

    Four Pictou County senior groups receive federal funding NG News Pictou County recipients of the New Horizons for Seniors Program funding pose for a photo with Central Nova MP Peter MacKay after an announcement Thursday afternoon in New Glasgow. Back row from left: Sally O'Neil of the Pictou County Trails ...
  • Pictou County Health Authority president to lead consolidation - NG News
    April 17, 2014 11:38 pm

    Sun News Network Pictou County Health Authority president to lead consolidation NG News HALIFAX - Patrick Lee, president and CEO of Pictou County Health Authority, will lead the transition team as the Nova Scotia health authorities consolidate from 10 into two. Lee will provide strategic and operational advice to government as a senior ... Administrator chosen to guide Nova Scotia's health authority mergerNova News Now Health board CEO chosen to help Nova Scotia cut number of health authoritiesTimes Colonist Health board CEO chosen to help NS cut number of health authoritiesCape Breton Post all 40 news articles »
  • UPDATED: Power restored in Pictou County - NG News
    April 16, 2014 3:09 pm

    UPDATED: Power restored in Pictou County NG News (Parts of Pictou Landing Rd inc. Cameron Lane,Johnso...) 281 affected. ETA 9:45 AM. (Mason's,Dana's Lanes,Bailey Brook,Gussett Rds,Facto...) 297 affected. ETA 9:45 AM. (Trenton between Duke&Park Rd,Little Harbor Rd to W...) 1256 affected. ETA 9:45 AM. and more »
  • Charles and Camilla to be the fourth royal visit to Pictou County - NG News
    April 15, 2014 10:50 am

    Charles and Camilla to be the fourth royal visit to Pictou County NG News Pictou County is no stranger to monarchy either, with the central and northeast branch of the Nova Scotia Monarchist League based in Pictou County. The league holds a Monarchy dinner most years, with a different theme each year. This year the dinner is ... and more »
  • Freezing rain warning in effect for Pictou County - NG News
    April 14, 2014 2:44 pm

    Freezing rain warning in effect for Pictou County NG News Annual art fundraiser for library approaching · Ongoing Voices of Pictou County. Voices of Pictou County · The News>; News>; Local. Freezing rain warning in effect for Pictou County. Published on April 14, 2014. Share 0. 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. and more »
  • Former PM Brian Mulroney visits Pictou County for Peter MacKay fundraiser - Nova News Now
    April 14, 2014 2:14 pm

    Financial Post Former PM Brian Mulroney visits Pictou County for Peter MacKay fundraiser Nova News Now The fundraiser was also meant to honour current Central Nova MP Peter Mackay; whose father Elmer Mackay has a standing relationship with Mulroney. Elmer is known for giving up his seat in the Central Nova riding in 1983 so that Mulroney could run. Brian Mulroney visits Central Nova for Conservative dinnerNG News Mulroney visits square oneTheChronicleHerald.ca all 16 news articles »
  • Intro to Gaelic classes to be held in Pictou County - NG News
    April 13, 2014 5:17 pm

    Intro to Gaelic classes to be held in Pictou County NG News These classes are geared to the absolute beginner and will be held at two different venues within Pictou County. The first three will be held at the New Glasgow Library and the last two will be held at the Pictou County Wellness Centre, beginning each ...
  • Pictou County turns heads at major midget Atlantics - Truro Daily News
    April 9, 2014 12:52 am

    Pictou County turns heads at major midget Atlantics Truro Daily News Truro's Michael Stuart was one of six Colchester County players who helped Pictou County to a 2-2 record on the weekend at the Atlantic major midget hockey championship in New Glasgow. Many didn't expect the performance from the team, which struggled ... and more »
  • Brian Mulroney to speak at political dinner in Pictou County - NG News
    March 31, 2014 5:53 pm

    Brian Mulroney to speak at political dinner in Pictou County NG News Senator Tom McInnis is one of the members of the planning committee working on a political fundraising dinner that will bring Brian Mulroney to Pictou County in less than two weeks. The visit comes 30 years after Mulroney became Prime Minister, made ... and more »
  • Three municipalities in Pictou County looking for ways to co-operate - Prince George Citizen
    March 28, 2014 5:49 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Three municipalities in Pictou County looking for ways to co-operate Prince George Citizen NEW GLASGOW, N.S. - Three of six municipalities in the Pictou County area of Nova Scotia have agreed to harmonize their services, bylaws and taxation levels. Representatives from the Municipality of Pictou County and the towns of New Glasgow and ... Pictou municipalities ready for 'bold action'TheChronicleHerald.ca all 13 news articles »

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  • Truro Raceway back on track - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    April 21, 2014 2:18 am

    Truro Raceway back on track TheChronicleHerald.ca BIBLE HILL With a sound like the muted drumming of thousands of beating fingers mixed with churning bicycles tires, the pacers and their wheeled burdens burst into sight around the bend. The announcer's voice rose to a crescendo, and spectators ... Harness racing kicks off new season to fans' delightTruro Daily News all 2 news articles »
  • Halifax more equitable than some - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    April 21, 2014 2:12 am

    Halifax more equitable than some TheChronicleHerald.ca Researchers say Halifax is less economically polarized than larger Canadian centres, such as Toronto and Vancouver. Nevertheless, experts believe changing levels of affluence and poverty do have an impact on neighbourhoods in Halifax Regional ... and more »
  • Junior Miners can't battle back in Game 7 loss to Blazers - Cape Breton Post
    April 21, 2014 12:14 am

    Junior Miners can't battle back in Game 7 loss to Blazers Cape Breton Post GLAC BAY The Glace Bay Junior Miners fell behind early and couldn't regain ground on the Sackville Blazers in the end. Other news. Telegraph office handled thousands of messages daily · Tourists are discovering Cape Breton · Coalition wants to keep ...
  • Turnbull invited to national development team camp - NG News
    April 21, 2014 12:01 am

    Turnbull invited to national development team camp NG News Blayre Turnbull celebrates her goal during Wisconsin's NCAA quarterfinal game against Harvard on Saturday, March 15. Turnbull was recently invited to the Hockey Canada national women's development team camp, which will take place from May 7-11 in ...
  • Coalition wants to keep other churches open - Cape Breton Post
    April 20, 2014 9:43 pm

    Coalition wants to keep other churches open Cape Breton Post NEW VICTORIA A local group who has been fighting to see their own church reopen has now widened their efforts. © Steve Wadden - Cape Breton Post. Fred Milley said in addition to keeping St. Alphonsus open, his group will also help others keep their ... and more »
  • Sydney Crown attorney hails 'historic agreement' - Cape Breton Post
    April 20, 2014 9:36 pm

    Sydney Crown attorney hails 'historic agreement' Cape Breton Post SYDNEY The president of the Nova Scotia Crown Attorneys Association is hailing a new collective agreement as setting a gold standard for Crown attorneys across the country. © Cape Breton Post photo. Crown prosecutor Steve Drake answers questions ...
  • PET CONNECTION: Time for HRM to step up for stray cats - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    April 20, 2014 8:31 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca PET CONNECTION: Time for HRM to step up for stray cats TheChronicleHerald.ca A couple of weeks ago, I worked on a weeklong Halifax-area trap, neuter and return project. Our goal was to nip kitten season in the bud, so to speak, and prevent an untold number of unwanted wee ones. The stats were impressive: We handled 46 cats, and ...
  • Halifax police officer shoots dog - CTV News
    April 20, 2014 7:51 pm

    CTV News Halifax police officer shoots dog CTV News HALIFAX -- Halifax Regional Police say one of their officers fired his gun at a dog while conducting surveillance on a home as part of an ongoing investigation. Police say the officer was on the street outside of the home today when two dogs ran from ... Halifax Regional Police officer shoots dog in DartmouthCBC.ca Eight arrested in Dartmouth near location of dog shootingTruro Daily News Police reviewing shooting of dog during investigation of Dartmouth B&EMetroNews Canada Globalnews.ca all 16 news articles »
  • Halifax cop shoots dog while conducting surveillance on home - CTV News
    April 20, 2014 3:41 pm

    Halifax cop shoots dog while conducting surveillance on home CTV News HALIFAX -- Halifax Regional Police say one of their officers fired his gun at a dog while conducting surveillance on a home as part of an ongoing investigation. Police say the officer was on the street outside of the home today when two dogs ran from ...
  • Halifax police nab suspect in cash register thefts - CBC.ca
    April 20, 2014 12:06 pm

    Halifax police nab suspect in cash register thefts CBC.ca Police in the Halifax area have arrested a 37-year-old man accused of stealing three cash registers and a red Kia Rio sedan last week, and at one point fleeing from officers when they tried to pull him over. Halifax Regional Police say a man went into ... and more »

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  • Thousands turn out for pot party in downtown Vancouver - Vancouver Sun
    April 21, 2014 5:40 am

    CTV News Thousands turn out for pot party in downtown Vancouver Vancouver Sun Part carnival, part raucous marketplace, part political statement 4/20 Vancouver has evolved into a celebration that epitomizes the marijuana movement. The annual event at the Vancouver Art Gallery attracted a crush of thousands of people Sunday who ... High on the Hill for 420CANOE Pot proponents mark 20th observance of '420' like always in a cloud of smoke ...The Province Thousands show up for 420 celebration, some for political reasonsNews1130 Toronto Sun -DigitalJournal.com -CBC.ca all 62 news articles »
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, prizefighter who became symbol of racial injustice, dies ... - The Province
    April 21, 2014 5:07 am

    The Province Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, prizefighter who became symbol of racial injustice, dies ... The Province Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell ... US boxer and civil rights hero Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dieseuronews Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76 after losing battle with prostate cancerVancouver Sun Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76Brisbane Times Daily News & Analysis -Los Angeles Times -Sydney Morning Herald all 542 news articles »
  • 'Calgary grieves with us': Family of mass murder victim speaks out - The Sudbury Star
    April 21, 2014 4:03 am

    Vancouver Sun 'Calgary grieves with us': Family of mass murder victim speaks out The Sudbury Star CALGARY -- The family of Zackariah Rathwell say they struggle every day trying to understand that he won't be coming home. But while they only had him for a short time, the devastated family said in a statement issued through police Sunday they are ... Family of promising musician stabbed at Calgary house party devastated by lossCityNews Family of Zackariah Rathwell speak out about young musician while friends ...Strathmore Standard all 31 news articles »
  • Toronto woman killed in Hwy. 401 crash near Cambridge - CTV News
    April 21, 2014 2:54 am

    CTV News Toronto woman killed in Hwy. 401 crash near Cambridge CTV News A 54-year-old Toronto woman is dead after the vehicle she was travelling in collided with a concrete median on Highway 401, east of Cambridge Sunday afternoon. The crash happened in the westbound lanes of Highway 401 around 3 p.m., Ontario ... Hwy 401 crash near Puslinch kills Toronto womanHamilton Spectator Toronto woman dead after crash near CambridgeNewstalk 1010 Toronto woman dead after Highway 401 crash east of CambridgeMetroNews Canada all 11 news articles »
  • Human-rights tribunal probing student's complaints of homophobic discrimination - The Globe and Mail
    April 21, 2014 2:49 am

    Human-rights tribunal probing student's complaints of homophobic discrimination The Globe and Mail A Toronto-area teenager who alleges repeated homophobic discrimination at his Catholic high school feels he is winning now that a rights tribunal is looking into his complaints. Christoper Karas said he submitted a complaint to the Ontario Human Rights ... and more »
  • Legalities of Amanda Todd's extradition case keep law experts in a muddle - Vancouver Sun
    April 21, 2014 1:23 am

    Vancouver Sun Legalities of Amanda Todd's extradition case keep law experts in a muddle Vancouver Sun VANCOUVER - Authorities in British Columbia are anxious to bring a Netherlands resident to a Canadian courtroom on cyberbullying charges in a teen suicide case, but legal experts say it's unclear when or even if they might get the chance. The suspect ... 35-yr-old Dutch national facing at least five charges in connection with suicide of ...The Castlegar Source all 38 news articles »
  • More than half Canada's Navy vessels are either being repaired, modernized or ... - National Post
    April 20, 2014 9:42 pm

    National Post More than half Canada's Navy vessels are either being repaired, modernized or ... National Post With more than half its ships and submarines being repaired, modernized or in a reduced state of readiness, the Royal Canadian Navy is acknowledging that it has hit the low point in availability of its vessels. Of a total of 33 main ships and submarines, 15 are ... Almost half of Canada's navy vessels are under repair or being upgradedCanada.com all 6 news articles »
  • From rebels to retirees: Ranks of original Reformers are rapidly dwindling - Windsor Star
    April 20, 2014 7:13 pm

    Windsor Star From rebels to retirees: Ranks of original Reformers are rapidly dwindling Windsor Star OTTAWA They stormed onto the federal political scene in 1993 under the battle cry of The West Wants In, ready to raise a bit of hell within the Ottawa political establishment. More than two decades after those 52 original Reform party MPs arrived in the ... and more »
  • The House: What's next in the Duffy-Wright affair? - CBC.ca
    April 19, 2014 6:12 pm

    The House: What's next in the Duffy-Wright affair? CBC.ca The RCMP confirmed this week it will not pursue charges against Nigel Wright, the prime minister's former chief of staff, over a $90,000 payment he made to cover Senator Mike Duffy's ineligible expenses. But the federal Ethics Commissioner is still looking ... and more »
  • Laureen Harper interrupted by Toronto activist at cat video festival - CBC.ca
    April 18, 2014 11:39 pm

    Laureen Harper interrupted by Toronto activist at cat video festival CBC.ca Prime Minister Stephen Harper's wife, Laureen, was briefly interrupted during a speech at an online cat video festival in Toronto Thursday night after a university activist demanded she take a stance on a subject she considered to be much more serious. and more »

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  • Palestinians fire rockets from Gaza into Israel - The Daily Star
    April 21, 2014 6:51 am

    The Daily Star Palestinians fire rockets from Gaza into Israel The Daily Star JERUSALEM: Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired three rockets into Israel on Monday but caused no casualties or property damage, the army said in a statement. It said the projectiles fell in the Negev desert region of southern Israel. The attack came ... Gaza rockets land in southern IsraelAl-Bawaba News Analysis: Dissolving PNA, appealing to UN increase pressure on IsraelXinhua Top Palestinian cleric says Israel threw stun grenades into al Aqsa; Israel deniesTimes of India all 290 news articles »
  • More Crew Members Detained in Korean Ferry Investigation - New York Times
    April 21, 2014 6:42 am

    Washington Post More Crew Members Detained in Korean Ferry Investigation New York Times JINDO, South Korea Prosecutors detained four more crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry on Monday as they raced to unravel the mysteries surrounding the sinking, which left more than 300 people dead or missing in one of the country's ... Ferry captain's acts "murderous": South Korean presidentCBS News Prosecutor says 4 ferry crewmembers detainedWashington Post Korea ferry captain promised 'safe journey' in 2010 videoTimes of India Daily Mail -The News International -CNN all 8,317 news articles »
  • Drone kills three Qaeda suspects in Yemen - The News International
    April 21, 2014 6:40 am

    The News International Drone kills three Qaeda suspects in Yemen The News International ADEN: Three more Al-Qaeda suspects, including an alleged senior militant, were killed Monday in a drone strike in southern Yemen, a local official said. The attack was the latest in an intensified air campaign that has killed more than 40 suspected Al-Qaeda ... Al Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen air strikeseuronews Source: 'Massive' attack targets al Qaeda in YemenCNN Air Strikes Kill Dozens of al-Qaeda Members in YemenTIME Al-Arabiya -New York Daily News -Reuters all 394 news articles »
  • France raises concern of new chemical attacks by Syria's Assad - Fox News
    April 21, 2014 6:33 am

    The Star Online France raises concern of new chemical attacks by Syria's Assad Fox News April 11, 2014: In this image made from amateur video, provided by Shams News Network, a loosely organized anti-Assad group based in and out of Syria that claim not to have any connection to Syrian opposition parties or any other states, and is consistent ... Syrian forces accused of chlorine gas attack on rebels as Francois Hollande ...Daily Mail Assad using chlorine gas in attacks on rebel towns, says HollandeIrish Independent Hollande: Syria still using gasThe Times (subscription) Arab News all 191 news articles »
  • Ukraine conflict: Fatal Sloviansk attack to be investigated - BBC News
    April 21, 2014 6:30 am

    BBC News Ukraine conflict: Fatal Sloviansk attack to be investigated BBC News Ukraine says it will launch an investigation into a fatal shooting in the east of the country which has raised tension with Russia further. At least three people died in the raid on a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian separatists near the town of Sloviansk. US Vice-President Joe Biden heads to Ukraine after violence eruptsTimes of India Biden In Kyiv As Ukraine, Russia Trade AccusationsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Kyiv calls Easter truce amid continuing stand-off in eastern Ukraineeuronews Fox News -Voice of America -The Moscow Times all 738 news articles »
  • Royals in the animal kingdom: William, Kate and baby hit Sydney zoo - New York Daily News
    April 21, 2014 6:02 am

    New York Daily News Royals in the animal kingdom: William, Kate and baby hit Sydney zoo New York Daily News SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 20: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Chris Jackson/Getty Images Britain's Prince George meets a namesake, a bilby at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 20: Prince William, ... Prince George 'unimpressed' with toy Bilby on Australia tourBBC News 11 pics from Prince George's epic Australian adventure!Channel 24 Britain's baby prince visits Sydney zooThe Nation Irish Independent -Esperance Express -USA TODAY all 269 news articles »
  • Afghanistan presidential elections: Former foreign minister Abdullah strengthens ... - ABC Online
    April 21, 2014 5:32 am

    NDTV Afghanistan presidential elections: Former foreign minister Abdullah strengthens ... ABC Online Afghanistan's former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah has strengthened his lead in the country's presidential election by 11 percentage points after half of the ballots were counted, officials said. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said Mr Abdullah ... Fraud fears grow in Afghan poll countFinancial Times Afghanistan: Abdullah widens lead in Presidential voteIBNLive 50% of votes counted in Afganistan poll, Abdullah extends leadTimes of India Business Standard -Washington Post -New York Times all 197 news articles »
  • Japan Prime Minister sends offering to controversial war dead shrine ahead of ... - Fox News
    April 21, 2014 4:29 am

    NDTV Japan Prime Minister sends offering to controversial war dead shrine ahead of ... Fox News FILE - In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a group of Japanese lawmakers, seen silhouetted in the middle of the photo, offer prayers at the Yasukuni Shrine, which honors Japan's war dead, including World War II leaders convicted of war crimes, in Tokyo during ... CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Japan PM makes offering to Yasukuni Shrine; China ...Reuters Japan PM makes offering to Yasukuni Shrine; China seizes shipeuronews Japan's Abe makes gift to controversial war shrine, skips visit: ReportsTimes of India Sydney Morning Herald -Chron.com all 172 news articles »
  • 42 killed as bus collides with trailer near Pannu Aqil - The News International
    April 21, 2014 2:42 am

    The News International 42 killed as bus collides with trailer near Pannu Aqil The News International SUKKUR: Forty-two passengers, including 14 women and 13 children, were killed when a Karachi-bound passenger bus collided head-on with a trailer at Sangi near Pannu Aqil, on the National Highway in the small hours of Sunday. Out of the 30 injured ... 42 die as coach rams into trailerDAWN.com More Than 40 People Killed in Bus Accident in PakistanNew York Times Death toll of Pakistan bus accident rises to 42Xinhua all 164 news articles »
  • Malaysia Airlines flight MH192 to make emergency landing - CBC.ca
    April 20, 2014 6:12 pm

    Indian Express Malaysia Airlines flight MH192 to make emergency landing CBC.ca A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangalore with 166 people on board is going to make an emergency landing shortly due to a landing gear malfunction, the airline has confirmed. More to come. With files from Reuters. Report Typo. Bangalore-bound Malaysian plane lands safely after landing gear scareReuters India Malaysia Airlines plane turns back after tyre burstCNBC.com all 22 news articles »

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