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  • Final Pictou County Lightning registration being held this weekend - NG News
    September 1, 2014 6:52 pm

    Final Pictou County Lightning registration being held this weekend NG News NEW GLASGOW The Pictou County Lightning Club is now accepting final player registration for the 2014-15 season. Players ages 6 to 17, both male and female, are welcome to join. The club's focus is to encourage the health and fitness of the youth in ...
  • Pictou County Orioles repeat as champions - NG News
    August 29, 2014 9:16 pm

    Pictou County Orioles repeat as champions NG News Pictured in front are: John Lewis, Gerry Holle. Middle row: Kieran MacGillivray, Morgan Peters, Matt MacLean, Brett Quinn, Dylan Mackay, Dylan Hiltz. Back row: Tim mackinnon, Bruce Wheadon, Dylan MacIntosh, Rob MacKay, Greg Heighton, Nathan Snell, ...
  • Pictou County residents meet to discuss Northern Pulp mill - CTV News
    August 28, 2014 2:03 am

    CTV News Pictou County residents meet to discuss Northern Pulp mill CTV News Matt Gunning from the Clean Pictou Air group says meeting like these are critical. "We want to meet with as many different people as we can, get some conversations happening and find out what we can do to make a thriving Pictou County," says Gunning,.
  • Towns spurned at Pictou County session - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    August 28, 2014 12:34 am

    Towns spurned at Pictou County session TheChronicleHerald.ca The towns of Westville, Stellarton and Trenton have something to say about why they haven't joined in the memorandum of understanding that should lead to a regional government in Pictou County. They were never invited. The MOU idea was devised in ...
  • Pictou County men identified as victims of fatal Sunday crash - CBC.ca
    August 26, 2014 8:24 pm

    CTV News Pictou County men identified as victims of fatal Sunday crash CBC.ca RCMP in Pictou County, Nova Scotia have released the names of two men killed Sunday morning when their vehicle went off Central Caribou Road and hit a parked trailer. The victims of the crash were identified as 25-year-old Noah Franklyn Russell of ... NS RCMP identify men killed in Central Caribou crashCTV News all 2 news articles »
  • Northern Pulp woes jolt woodlot owners in Pictou County, beyond - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    August 25, 2014 10:23 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Northern Pulp woes jolt woodlot owners in Pictou County, beyond TheChronicleHerald.ca Pollution-related issues at the Northern Pulp mill may be a problem, but organizers of a meeting Wednesday say it's just part of an even bigger challenge facing the forestry industry in Pictou County and beyond. The Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners and ... Northern Pulp mill debate heats up on FacebookCBC.ca Compliance order issued to Northern PulpPulp & Paper Canada all 4 news articles »
  • Two men killed in car crash in Pictou County - CTV News
    August 24, 2014 4:21 pm

    CTV News Two men killed in car crash in Pictou County CTV News CENTRAL CARIBOU, N.S. RCMP say two men have been killed in a motor vehicle collision that occurred around 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The accident happened on Central Caribou Road also known as Corbett Road when a car with two men and a woman ... Crash in Pictou County kills 2, injures 1CBC.ca Crash kills two in Pictou CountyCumberland News Now Two men killed in single-vehicle crash near PictouTheChronicleHerald.ca MetroNews Canada -Truro Daily News -Cape Breton Post all 16 news articles »
  • Exhibit pictures impact of Pictou County mill - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    August 20, 2014 9:49 pm

    CTV News Exhibit pictures impact of Pictou County mill TheChronicleHerald.ca Much has been written about the Northern Pulp mill's emissions and the impact it has on the people of Pictou County. A new project will tell the story in pictures. So much has been written about the mill, so we thought why not use images, said ... Pictou County pulp mill given May deadline to fix emissions problemsCTV News NS: Pictou citizens continue to protest Northern Pulp mill emissionsDaily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia Northern Pulp mill emissions tests met with skepticismCBC.ca Yarmouth County Vanguard all 69 news articles »
  • RCMP release names of two men killed in Pictou County crash - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    August 16, 2014 4:41 am

    RCMP release names of two men killed in Pictou County crash TheChronicleHerald.ca Pictou County RCMP have released the names of two men killed in a Sunday morning car crash in Central Caribou. Noah Franklyn Russell of Pictou and Cameron Keith MacDonald of Waterside, both 25, were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, ...
  • Coffee shop puts new twist on Pictou County's famous pizza - CTV News
    August 11, 2014 4:40 pm

    CTV News Coffee shop puts new twist on Pictou County's famous pizza CTV News A small coffee shop in New Glasgow, N.S. is putting a new twist on Pictou County's famous pizza, which is known for its spicy brown sauce. Scott Hoare has always loved experimenting in the kitchen, so when one of his staff at the Coffee Bean challenged ... Creativity comes in many formsNG News all 2 news articles »

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  • Police look for information after shots fired in Spryfield - CTV News
    September 2, 2014 1:12 am

    CTV News Police look for information after shots fired in Spryfield CTV News A number of shots were fired at a car in the Spryfield area of Halifax Sunday night. Police say it happened on Hartlen Avenue just before midnight. A second vehicle in the area was also damaged but not by bullets. The owner of the home where the car ... Shots fired at vehicle in SpryfieldTheChronicleHerald.ca Shots fired on Spryfield streetCBC.ca Police investigating after shots fired at vehicle in Halifax neighbourhoodMetroNews Canada all 4 news articles »
  • New Hubbards taxi goes from Happy to Lucky as business motors along - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 1, 2014 11:30 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca New Hubbards taxi goes from Happy to Lucky as business motors along TheChronicleHerald.ca A slight wrinkle over its name isn't enough to slow down a new Hubbards taxi service. The cab company, which launched in early July, was originally called Happy Cab. But owner-driver Said Abou-Hamad said he is in the process of changing the name to ...
  • Air test data: Pictou had fewer particulates than Halifax in 2012 - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 1, 2014 10:40 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Air test data: Pictou had fewer particulates than Halifax in 2012 TheChronicleHerald.ca Halifax's air quality monitoring station reported larger doses of harmful airborne particulates in 2012 than one in Pictou did. While the most recent results available online from Environment Canada's National Air Pollution Surveillance Network were ... and more »
  • Search for missing Upper Leitches Creek man suspended - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 1, 2014 7:50 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Search for missing Upper Leitches Creek man suspended TheChronicleHerald.ca UPPPER LEITCHES CREEK The search for a missing Upper Leitches Creek man was suspended Monday as police await new information relating to the case. Cape Breton Regional Police say a four-day mission to find Kenneth Douglas MacNeil turned ...
  • Student moving day fills Halifax curbs with treasure and trash - CBC.ca
    September 1, 2014 7:44 pm

    Student moving day fills Halifax curbs with treasure and trash CBC.ca Nothing says September in Halifax like an abandoned foosball table. As university students return to the city and start moving into new places, unwanted items make their way to the curbs. The foosball table was snapped up by two Dalhousie University ... Kids back in the halls: thousands of students return to, or arrive in, HalifaxMetroNews Canada all 2 news articles »
  • Concerns about public sector wage restraint at Halifax Labour Day rally - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 1, 2014 4:59 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Concerns about public sector wage restraint at Halifax Labour Day rally TheChronicleHerald.ca Some of Nova Scotia's highest-ranking labour officials say they have concerns the provincial government could follow the lead of its Ontario cousin and try to pursue public sector wage freezes. The Kathleen Wynne government on Friday announced an ... and more »
  • Kenneth Douglas MacNeil search called off in Cape Breton - CBC.ca
    September 1, 2014 4:02 pm

    CBC.ca Kenneth Douglas MacNeil search called off in Cape Breton CBC.ca Cape Breton Regional Police have called off the search for a missing man in Upper Leitches Creek. Kenneth Douglas MacNeil was last seen by his family near his home in Upper Leitches Creek, about 10 kilometres east of Sydney, on Wednesday at 5 p.m.. Ground search called off but police still actively looking for missing manCape Breton Post all 10 news articles »
  • Grandparents' rights in Nova Scotia boosted by new law - CBC.ca
    September 1, 2014 3:49 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Grandparents' rights in Nova Scotia boosted by new law CBC.ca New custody rights for grandparents in Nova Scotia go into effect Monday. For years, grandparents in this province have argued they've unfairly been shut out of many custody cases. The changes are to the Maintenance and Custody Act. Before ... Nova Scotia families welcome students from around the worldTheChronicleHerald.ca all 2 news articles »
  • Nova Scotia apples studied for cancer-fighting benefits - CBC.ca
    September 1, 2014 12:30 pm

    Nova Scotia apples studied for cancer-fighting benefits CBC.ca Scientists are trying to unlock Nova Scotia's famous apples for their health benefits, probing whether molecules extracted from the peel could be used to treat cancer. The results so far [are] very encouraging, both in the experiments we have done ...
  • Fun free/cheap things to do in Halifax - CBC.ca
    September 1, 2014 12:04 pm

    Fun free/cheap things to do in Halifax CBC.ca Waiting on that student loan to come in? Here's a bunch of things you can do for free or at least, on the cheap in the Halifax area. The Emera Oval on The Halifax Common. Winter or summer, the Emera Oval is a great spot to have some free fun in ... and more »

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  • Leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk flew daughter on government planes - CBC.ca
    September 2, 2014 8:26 am

    Edmonton Journal Leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk flew daughter on government planes CBC.ca Alberta's former deputy premier Thomas Lukaszuk, now a Conservative leadership candidate, is being accused of hypocrisy for his public stand against entitlement after an anonymous tip to CBC News revealed he flew his young daughter on several ... Lukaszuk calls for audit of all cabinet expenses after repaying costs of daughter's ...Edmonton Journal all 4 news articles »
  • Mayoral Race Kicks Into High Gear - 640 Toronto News
    September 2, 2014 7:57 am

    Toronto Sun Mayoral Race Kicks Into High Gear 640 Toronto News The mayoral race will see its traditional kick-off today now that Labour Day is behind us and people are back from summer vacations. With that in mind Olivia Chow will be making a significant policy announcement today. Mayor Ford also making headlines ... Rob Ford's campaign gains momentumWaterloo Record Toronto's mayoral race intensifies after Labour DayToronto Sun Hundreds line up in Etobicoke to buy new Rob Ford bobbleheadCTV News The Globe and Mail -Toronto Star -OurWindsor.ca all 21 news articles »
  • NB Liberals try to keep momentum going in Eastern Canada - The Telegram
    September 2, 2014 7:43 am

    CTV News NB Liberals try to keep momentum going in Eastern Canada The Telegram After majority victories in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario, Brian Gallant is trying to keep the winning streak alive for the Liberals by taking New Brunswick in the Sept. 22 election. It's a vote that some political observers are closely watching to determine if a ... New Brunswick political parties focus on tourism, wages on Labour DayTimes Colonist NB Tories propose tourism marketing fund to draw visitorsCTV News all 72 news articles »
  • After two years of hearings, Antonio Accurso will speak at inquiry Tuesday - The Globe and Mail
    September 2, 2014 7:27 am

    Montreal Gazette After two years of hearings, Antonio Accurso will speak at inquiry Tuesday The Globe and Mail When the media started looking into the construction magnate's dealings in 2008, they found almost no publicly available images of the Montreal-area businessman. Instead, reporters relied on shots of his custom-built yacht featuring a hot tub, four ... The power wheel of Tony AccursoMontreal Gazette Ex-construction boss set to testify as Quebec corruption inquiry resumesCTV News Quebec construction boss to testify at corruption inquirySun News Network all 20 news articles »
  • No class for B.C. students Tuesday - CANOE
    September 2, 2014 4:10 am

    Toronto Sun No class for B.C. students Tuesday CANOE VANCOUVER B.C. Premier Christy Clark used Twitter to blame the teachers' union for prolonging a strike that will delay the start of the school year because it's after too much money. Unfortunately, the BCTF (BC Teachers' Federation) rejected our offer to ... Geoff Johnson: Now is the day of our national disgraceTimes Colonist No start to school term as teachers continue to strikeThe Nelson Daily Analysis: Government plan is to outlast teachersVancouver Sun CBC.ca -Maple Ridge Times -Toronto Sun all 221 news articles »
  • Extra 25 cents/h won't cut it: Alberta - CANOE
    September 2, 2014 3:02 am

    Toronto Sun Extra 25 cents/h won't cut it: Alberta CANOE EDMONTON Most of Alberta's minimum wage earners received a 25 cents/hour raise Monday, but critics say the increase won't make any real difference for the working poor. Having a job isn't a ticket out of poverty, Lori Sigurdson, manager of ... Thousands gather for Edmonton and District Labour Council BBQ for the ...Edmonton Sun Alberta's minimum wage increases to $10.20 on MondayCBC.ca Public interest group says Alberta's minimum wage increase isn't enoughGlobalnews.ca MetroNews Canada -Alberta Daily Herald Tribune all 20 news articles »
  • Mississauga dad drowns trying to save son from Lake Huron - Toronto Star
    September 2, 2014 2:50 am

    Toronto Star Mississauga dad drowns trying to save son from Lake Huron Toronto Star A Mississauga father of two has drowned after trying to save his 7-year-old son from a powerful current in Lake Huron over the long weekend. Tomasz Gladkowski, 39, was at the main beach in Port Albert, Ont. on Sunday afternoon when one of his sons ... 'Hero' dad drowns while saving sonToronto Sun Missing Mississauga Man's Body Recovered in Lake Huron640 Toronto News Mississauga father drowns while attempting to rescue sonCTV News Huffington Post Canada -BlackburnNews.com all 27 news articles »
  • As many as 25000 take part in Labour Day Parade - Toronto Sun
    September 2, 2014 1:12 am

    Toronto Sun As many as 25000 take part in Labour Day Parade Toronto Sun labourday As many as 25,000 people took part in this year's Labour Day Parade. (DAVE THOMAS, Toronto Sun). Article. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. The brothers and sisters were out in force as the 143rd annual ... Tom Mulcair Targets Harper and Trudeau at Labour Day Parade640 Toronto News Mulcair harsh on Harper, TrudeauCastanet.net Mulcair offers harsh words for Harper, Trudeau at Toronto's Labour Day paradeCTV News CityNews -CBC.ca all 30 news articles »
  • Student was booted from bar: Kissed another man - Toronto Sun
    September 1, 2014 11:36 pm

    Toronto Sun Student was booted from bar: Kissed another man Toronto Sun Kicked out of bar (Fotolia). Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Related Stories. Media too quick with homophobia label · Seguin's 'no homo' tweet ignites firestorm · Same sex and the conservatives · Rob Ford attends Rainbow ... Popular Montreal bar accused of homophobia after allegedly kicking out two ...National Post Montreal bar makes amends after homophobia chargeAldergrove Star St Denis bar owner fights back after anti-gay accusationsCJAD all 31 news articles »
  • Quebec school outlaws homework for the year - CANOE
    September 1, 2014 8:48 pm

    Toronto Sun Quebec school outlaws homework for the year CANOE The youngsters at a school in Saguenay, Que., will have lighter backpacks this year after the administration decided to ban homework for those in grades 1 through 6. "For example, doing four pages of math problems for the week, there will be no more of that," ... Less work, more play: Quebec elementary school bans homework for the yearCalgary Herald Quebec elementary school bans homeworkCastlegar News all 43 news articles »

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  • Pakistan Parliament Meets After Second Day of Violence - Businessweek
    September 2, 2014 8:28 am

    Irish Independent Pakistan Parliament Meets After Second Day of Violence Businessweek Pakistan's parliament was holding an emergency session today to try to defuse two weeks of protests that have turned deadly as demonstrators step up efforts to force the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The joint session began at 12 p.m. in ... Pakistan PM chairs joint parliament session as crisis deepensReuters Pakistan Lawmakers Hold Emergency Meeting Amid Political ImpasseVoice of America Pakistan parliament meets over political crisisDaily Mail BBC News -Times of India all 2,312 news articles »
  • Russia 'to alter military doctrine towards Nato' - BBC News
    September 2, 2014 8:23 am

    BBC News Russia 'to alter military doctrine towards Nato' BBC News Russia is to alter its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says. Mikhail Popov, a Kremlin adviser, said that deteriorating relations with the US and Nato would be reflected in the updated ... Ukraine Warns of Escalation as Obama Set to Visit RegionBusinessweek Putin's aide confirms '2 weeks to Kiev' remarkChron.com NATO weighs rapid response force for eastern EuropeTimes of India Washington Post -The Independent all 1,765 news articles »
  • US military forces conduct operation against al-Shabab Islamic extremists in ... - Fox News
    September 2, 2014 8:04 am

    Fox News US military forces conduct operation against al-Shabab Islamic extremists in ... Fox News FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2008 file photo, armed al-shabab fighters on pickup trucks prepare to travel into the city, just outside Mogadishu, in Somalia. U.S. military forces targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in ... Al-Shabaab leader's fate unclear after suspected US drone strikeCNN US military forces target al-Shabaab extremists in SomaliaFinancial Times US Troops Take Action On Militants In SomaliaNew York Times The News International -USA TODAY -Daily Mail all 556 news articles »
  • Poll shows surge in support for Scottish independence - USA TODAY
    September 2, 2014 7:45 am

    USA TODAY Poll shows surge in support for Scottish independence USA TODAY LONDON A new poll suggests that support for Scotland's independence movement has gained substantial ground with less than three weeks to go before a historic referendum that will determine the future composition of the United Kingdom. The poll ... Scots Independence Gains Support as Clock Ticks on U.K.Bloomberg Poll shows collapse in Scottish No voteIrish Times Scottish independence on a knife edge: Yes vote closes gap to 6 points after ...Daily Mail BBC News -Scotsman -Reuters UK all 442 news articles »
  • Iraq crisis: Islamic State accused of ethnic cleansing - BBC News
    September 2, 2014 7:40 am

    BBC News Iraq crisis: Islamic State accused of ethnic cleansing BBC News Amnesty International says it has new evidence Islamic State militants are carrying out "a wave of ethnic cleansing" against minorities in northern Iraq. The human rights group said IS had turned the region into "blood-soaked killing fields". The UN earlier ... Amnesty: Islamic State in Iraq's Ethnic Cleansing on 'Historic Scale'Voice of America Amnesty accuses Islamic State militants of ethnic cleansing in IraqThe Hindu Amnesty uncovers 'gruesome evidence' of ethnic cleansing in IraqIrish Times Daily Mail -WJAC Johnstown all 49 news articles »
  • Thousands of Refugee Children Are Suffering in Thai Detention - TIME
    September 2, 2014 7:35 am

    CNN Thousands of Refugee Children Are Suffering in Thai Detention TIME Significant trauma is being experienced by thousands of refugee children being held in squalid detention centers in Thailand, claims a new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW). More. Is the Thai Junta Really Going to Jail Sommeliers for Recommending ... HRW: Thailand locking up thousands of migrant childrenDeutsche Welle Rights of Migrant Children Violated in Thai DetentionBusinessweek Rights group slams Thai detention of child migrants and refugeesReuters Canada Phuketwan all 16 news articles »
  • Hong Kong: Occupy Central anger over Beijing ruling - BBC News
    September 2, 2014 7:32 am

    BBC News Hong Kong: Occupy Central anger over Beijing ruling BBC News Democratic groups in Hong Kong have vowed to fight a Chinese government ruling that effectively gives China control over the candidates for the next leadership election. The election, due in 2017, will be the first in which the Hong Kong chief executive is ... Hong Kong Democracy Movement Loses SteamWall Street Journal Hong Kong Stocks Head for Three-Week Low on Energy, BanksBusinessweek Hong Kong activist's newspaper column scrapped amid democracy rowReuters AsiaOne -Bloomberg -Voice of America all 1,163 news articles »
  • Gunfire, power cuts rekindle tensions in Lesotho - News24
    September 2, 2014 7:04 am

    Reuters Gunfire, power cuts rekindle tensions in Lesotho News24 Maseru - Gunfire and power cuts rekindled tensions in Lesotho's capital Maseru overnight, as the mountain nation awaited the possible return of its exiled prime minister following an apparent coup. An aide to Tom Thabane told AFP the 75-year-old could ... Southern African Countries to Help Restore Order in LesothoVoice of America Lesotho PM heads home after 'coup'iAfrica.com South African organization attempts to restore order in LesothoCBS News BDlive all 389 news articles »
  • Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31 - SFGate
    September 2, 2014 6:15 am

    Economic Times Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31 SFGate CAIRO (AP) A Libyan security official says clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi between Islamists and rival fighters loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 on both sides. The official said early on Tuesday that fierce fighting erupted between Gen. 25 Libyans killed in Benghazi airport clashesMiddle East Eye all 71 news articles »
  • Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq: UN - Times of India
    September 2, 2014 5:26 am

    Times of India Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq: UN Times of India GENEVA: Both Islamist fighters and, to a lesser extent, Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, a senior UN official said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday. Iraq's human rights minister, ... U.N. Will Investigate War Crimes in IraqDaily Beast UN to investigate crimes being committed on 'unimaginable scale' in Iraq by IS ...Business Standard Iraq crisis: Iraq grannies 'take on IS in Amerli'BBC News Irish Independent -Herald Scotland -Voice of America all 316 news articles »

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