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  • Affleck focused on juniors, growing golf in Pictou County - NG News
    April 23, 2014 12:59 am

    Affleck focused on juniors, growing golf in Pictou County NG News Registration for the programs will take place tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The spring programs run on Mondays for six weeks beginning on May 12. The summer programs (both July and August) run for three weeks on ...
  • Fundraiser event to support young women in Pictou County - Truro Daily News
    April 23, 2014 12:52 am

    Fundraiser event to support young women in Pictou County Truro Daily News Girl Talk, a group for young women between the ages of 16 and 24 in Pictou County, is hosting a fundraising event on May 16 at North Nova Education Centre in New Glasgow, beginning at 6:30 p.m. A Night of Women and Song will consist of female ...
  • Pictou County runners take part in Boston Marathon - NG News
    April 22, 2014 9:42 pm

    Pictou County runners take part in Boston Marathon NG News MacLennan will participate in his sixth Boston Marathon next week on Monday, April 21. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON - THE NEWS. Scotsburn's Dave MacLennan was the first Pictou County runner to complete the Boston Marathon today with a time of 2:53:34. and more »
  • Pictou County woman seriously injured after being struck on highway - CTV News
    April 22, 2014 5:07 pm

    CTV News Pictou County woman seriously injured after being struck on highway CTV News A woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a vehicle-pedestrian collision in Nova Scotia's Pictou County. RCMP responded to the collision at Exit 19 on Highway 104 around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police say the woman was walking along the ... Pedestrian hit on Highway 104 in Pictou CountyCBC.ca Woman struck on Trans-Canada near Salt Springs in Pictou CountyCape Breton Post Pictou County woman struck by truck on Trans CanadaNova News Now MetroNews Canada all 9 news articles »
  • Pictou County fire destroys home - CBC.ca
    April 22, 2014 11:26 am

    KOMO News Pictou County fire destroys home CBC.ca An elderly couple from Pictou County is staying with relatives after a fire destroyed their home on Monday. The Canadian Red Cross says the blaze was reported around 6 p.m. at a home in the Bridgeville area, 10 kilometres south of New Glasgow. Red ... Fire displaces elderly Pictou County coupleNG News all 45 news articles »
  • Pictou County Chamber partnering with Efficiency NS - NG News
    April 21, 2014 2:48 pm

    Pictou County Chamber partnering with Efficiency NS NG News The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce and Efficiency Nova Scotia (ENS) have announced the signing of a partnership agreement to promote the popular ENS Business Solutions Program to the business community in Pictou County. The program has ... and more »
  • NS: Pictou County Chamber partnering with Efficiency NS - Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia
    April 21, 2014 1:51 pm

    NS: Pictou County Chamber partnering with Efficiency NS Daily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia [PICTOU, NS] - The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce and Efficiency Nova Scotia (ENS) have announced the signing of a partnership agreement to promote the popular ENS Business Solutions Program to the business community in Pictou County.
  • 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 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 »

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  • NS man suspected in death of his condo neighbour in Mexico - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    April 23, 2014 3:10 am

    TheChronicleHerald.ca NS man suspected in death of his condo neighbour in Mexico TheChronicleHerald.ca Their friendship started to disintegrate several years ago. But before that, Al Rak and Frank Sheppard had been best of friends. They met in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, a mecca for sun-loving American and Canadian expatriates. Along with a handful of other ...
  • Sydney stevedores will take 'action' if port doesn't reverse hiring decision - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    April 23, 2014 3:10 am

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Sydney stevedores will take 'action' if port doesn't reverse hiring decision TheChronicleHerald.ca SYDNEY Unionized dockworkers promise to take some form of action unless Sydney Ports Corp. reverses its decision to hire non-union stevedores, said Linda MacNeil, national representative for Unifor Local 4624. MacNeil said she was thrilled that ... Choppy waters for Sydney Ports Corp.Cape Breton Post all 4 news articles »
  • Mel Boutilier resigns from Parker Street Food Bank - CBC.ca
    April 23, 2014 12:43 am

    Mel Boutilier resigns from Parker Street Food Bank CBC.ca Mel Boutilier is stepping down as head of the Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank, a Halifax institution he founded more than 30 years ago, but says it's not the way he wanted to go. "It's something I've been thinking of for awhile now," he told the CBC. and more »
  • NS gov't promises to address erosion issue as more bones appear near cemetery - CTV News
    April 22, 2014 10:52 pm

    NS gov't promises to address erosion issue as more bones appear near cemetery CTV News Mother Nature has unearthed more bones at a 200-year-old cemetery in Ingonish, N.S. where erosion is washing human remains out to sea. People in the community have been trying to find a solution to the problem for years, and now so is the government.
  • Waterville airport closure contested - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    April 22, 2014 9:59 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Waterville airport closure contested TheChronicleHerald.ca WATERVILLE A group of aviators and hangar owners has launched a legal challenge over the closure of the Waterville airport. The group has hired Kentville lawyer Randall Balcome of Waterbury Newton to represent its interests. The county has received ...
  • Injured workers get care boost - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    April 22, 2014 9:48 pm

    Injured workers get care boost TheChronicleHerald.ca KENTVILLE Injured workers in Nova Scotia will get quicker access to surgeries under a new program designed to help them return to work sooner. The Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia has partnered with Annapolis Valley Health to make use ... NS: WCB Nova Scotia strikes partnership with Annapolis Valley HealthDaily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia all 3 news articles »
  • No decision on euthanization of two bears at NS wildlife park: minister - CTV News
    April 22, 2014 7:29 pm

    No decision on euthanization of two bears at NS wildlife park: minister CTV News HALIFAX -- A decision on whether to euthanize two aging bears at a provincial park in Nova Scotia depends on the advice of a veterinarian, Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill said Tuesday. Churchill said the health of the animals at the ... Assessment to be made on health of two black bears in Shubie wildlife parkTruro Daily News all 7 news articles »
  • Human bones found on Cape Breton beach as cemetery erodes - CBC.ca
    April 22, 2014 7:14 pm

    Toronto Sun Human bones found on Cape Breton beach as cemetery erodes CBC.ca Church officials in Cape Breton say erosion is washing graves out to sea at a cemetery in Ingonish, N.S., and a human skull and other bones have already been discovered on a nearby beach. The United Church Cemetery rests on a cliff above a beach along ... Bones from NS cemetery being washed out to seaCANOE all 5 news articles »
  • Georges Bank drilling moratorium maintained by Ottawa - CBC.ca
    April 22, 2014 7:02 pm

    CBC.ca Georges Bank drilling moratorium maintained by Ottawa CBC.ca Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver says Ottawa will maintain its moratorium on oil and gas exploration on Georges Bank, a rich fishing area southwest of Nova Scotia. The ban expires at the end of 2015 and Nova Scotia has been in talks with the federal ... Ottawa supports keeping drilling moratorium on Georges Bank off Nova ScotiaTimes Colonist Ottawa supports keeping drilling moratorium on Georges Bank off NSCape Breton Post all 12 news articles »
  • Support pours in for NS woman injured in skydiving accident in the US - CTV News
    April 22, 2014 3:50 pm

    Support pours in for NS woman injured in skydiving accident in the US CTV News Joe Markey is getting daily updates about his daughter Kenzie. The 32-year-old Nova Scotia native was skydiving in Arizona two weeks ago when her parachute collapsed. She's had moments of really clear consciousness since, explains Markey. and more »

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  • Memorial set for last of victims of mass stabbing in Calgary last week - Ottawa Citizen
    April 23, 2014 8:11 am

    National Post Memorial set for last of victims of mass stabbing in Calgary last week Ottawa Citizen CALGARY - A service will be held today for the last of the five victims of last week's mass murder in Calgary. Lawrence Hong, who was 27, was to have graduated this year from the University of Calgary with a degree in urban studies. Friends have described ... Man stabbed to death at Calgary party was kind of son every parent wants: fatherTimes Colonist Family delivers touching goodbye to Zackariah RathwellCalgary Herald all 308 news articles »
  • Electoral fairness and Garden Hill First Nation - Thompson Citizen
    April 23, 2014 7:14 am

    Windsor Star Electoral fairness and Garden Hill First Nation Thompson Citizen The concept of "democracy" is important to many Canadians. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has received awards identifying him as a "champion of democracy, freedom and human rights" and the government has frequently spoken out against democratic ... Time out for Fair Elections Act pitchSt. Albert Gazette all 8 news articles »
  • Braid: Information not so free after all - Calgary Herald
    April 23, 2014 6:32 am

    Edmonton Journal Braid: Information not so free after all Calgary Herald The province's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) legislation works, sometimes erratically, often over glacial time spans but it works. Maybe that's why FOIP is quickly becoming a dirty word to the Progressive Conservatives. Minister Thomas Lukaszuk accused of misleading legislatureCBC.ca Lukaszuk accused of interfering with FOIP requestsEdmonton Sun Wildrose questions Lukaszuk memo on information requestsEdmonton Journal GlobalPost all 12 news articles »
  • Man dies after pathway stabbing - Calgary Herald
    April 23, 2014 6:11 am

    Calgary Herald Man dies after pathway stabbing Calgary Herald Witnesses wait near the scene of a fatal stabbing in South Glenmore Park near Oakridge on Tuesday evening. Photograph by: Gavin Young , Calgary Herald. The Calgary police homicide unit is investigating a suspicious death after a man in athletic attire was ... Man dies after found on pathway in South Glenmore ParkCTV News all 8 news articles »
  • Kenzie Markey, injured skydiving in Arizona, comes home to BC - CBC.ca
    April 23, 2014 4:43 am

    CTV News Kenzie Markey, injured skydiving in Arizona, comes home to BC CBC.ca Kenzie Markey landed at the Vancouver airport Tuesday night and with daylight fading was loaded on a stretcher into a waiting ambulance for transport to Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, B.C.. Markey's family was anxious to bring her home from ... Skydiver with $500k hospital bill returns to BC after plunge in ArizonaThe Province BC woman hurt in US skydiving crash coming homeNews1130 Canadian injured while skydiving in US headed homeCTV News Globalnews.ca all 19 news articles »
  • Mayor Rob Ford supports TCHC CEO '100 per cent' - The Globe and Mail
    April 23, 2014 3:21 am

    Toronto Star Mayor Rob Ford supports TCHC CEO '100 per cent' The Globe and Mail The leaders of Canada's largest social housing agency treated it as their personal fiefdom, hiring and firing staff without regard for the rules, Toronto's ombudsman says. But Toronto Mayor Rob Ford dismissed the findings, saying he backs Toronto ... TCHC security officers praise Gene JonesToronto Sun TCHC timeline: What lead to ombudsman's reportToronto Star Fiona Crean's TCH reportCBC.ca CTV News -680 News all 42 news articles »
  • Russia Could Put Sanctions on Canada, Ambassador Says - Bloomberg
    April 23, 2014 3:01 am

    CTV News Russia Could Put Sanctions on Canada, Ambassador Says Bloomberg Russia would impose economic sanctions against Canada if it targets Russian banks, affecting Canadian-based companies operating in the world's largest nation, the Russian ambassador to Canada said. Firms including Bombardier Inc. (BBD/B) and ... Russian ambassador heckled at Toronto speech on Ukraine crisisNational Post Retaliatory strike! Canadian diplomat in Moscow expelled by Russia in delayed ...Canada.com Moscow Expels Canadian DiplomatRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Toronto Sun -News1130 all 91 news articles »
  • Ontario Liberals boost child-care workers' wages - Toronto Sun
    April 23, 2014 1:04 am

    Toronto Sun Ontario Liberals boost child-care workers' wages Toronto Sun First posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 08:47 PM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 09:59 PM EDT. Liz Sandals Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals (Antonella Artuso/Toronto Sun files). Article. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Ontario Liberals vow to index child benefit and boost daycare worker wagesHamilton Spectator all 23 news articles »
  • Oliver joins Flaherty's fight - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    April 22, 2014 10:33 pm

    Financial Post Oliver joins Flaherty's fight TheChronicleHerald.ca Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver says he will be calling for the creation of a national securities regulator during his tenure. It is a priority, he told reporters Tuesday in Halifax. Oliver is a former investment banker who served as executive director of the ... Finance Minister Oliver says common securities regulator a priorityThe Globe and Mail Joe Oliver takes over Jim Flaherty's crusade for sole market watchdog as a top ...Financial Post Canada's Oliver says common securities regulator a priorityReuters all 8 news articles »
  • Parti Quebecois says it will digest election defeat and be ready for 2018 - Calgary Herald
    April 22, 2014 10:17 pm

    CTV News Parti Quebecois says it will digest election defeat and be ready for 2018 Calgary Herald QUEBEC - The Parti Quebecois promised Tuesday to present a united front at the next general election once its leadership battle and internal discussions have been settled. "Quebecers have always been able to rely on the PQ throughout its history and I can ... Parti Quebecois swearing-in event tinged with sadness as it mourns defeatEdmonton Journal all 21 news articles »

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  • No air pockets found on key floors of sunken South Korean ferry - CNN
    April 23, 2014 9:42 am

    Washington Post No air pockets found on key floors of sunken South Korean ferry CNN (CNN) -- Divers have found no air pockets on the third and fourth floors of the sunken ferry Sewol, South Korean authorities said Wednesday. The announcement was made by Ko Myung-suk, the spokesman for the Joint Task Force that is leading the search. Children's corpses in Korean ferry reveal desperate attempts to escapeReuters South Korea Expands Probe Over Sunken FerryWall Street Journal Hopes Fade for Families in Ferry DisasterNew York Times Los Angeles Times -NBCNews.com -USA TODAY all 1,859 news articles »
  • Russia says would retaliate if citizens' interests threatened: report - The Globe and Mail
    April 23, 2014 9:38 am

    Irish Independent Russia says would retaliate if citizens' interests threatened: report The Globe and Mail Russia would retaliate if its citizens' interests were threatened and its territory came under attack, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying, adding the United States was behind events in Ukraine. If we are attacked, we would certainly respond, ... Lavrov: If Russian troops attacked, we'll respond in line with int'l lawRT Ukraine crisis: John Kerry threatens Russia with more sanctionsTelegraph.co.uk US Urges Russia to De-Escalate Tensions in UkraineThe Moscow Times BBC News -Reuters India all 163 news articles »
  • Violence erupts in Brazil favela near Olympic venues - Telegraph.co.uk
    April 23, 2014 9:31 am

    Toronto Star Violence erupts in Brazil favela near Olympic venues Telegraph.co.uk A Rio de Janeiro favela erupted in violence last night following the killing of a popular local figure, with angry residents setting fires and showering homemade explosives and glass bottles onto a busy avenue in the city's main tourist zone. Intense exchanges ... Violent Protests Erupt Near Rio's Tourist AttractionsVoice of America Violent protests break out in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach after dancer is ...The Independent One dead as violent protests erupt in RioTimes of India euronews -Daily Mail -Ghana Broadcasting Corporation all 89 news articles »
  • China Defies Obama's Slow Asia Pivot With Rapid Military Buildup - Bloomberg
    April 23, 2014 9:29 am

    CTV News China Defies Obama's Slow Asia Pivot With Rapid Military Buildup Bloomberg While China spends on its military less than one-quarter what the U.S. will devote to the Pentagon this year, China's outlays are rising as the U.S. cuts back. Close. While China spends on its military less than one-quarter what the U.S. will devote to... Read ... WPNS multinational exercise begins in East ChinaCCTV Asia-Pacific navies of 22 countries including India signed Maritime ...Jagran Josh all 163 news articles »
  • Awaiting Obama in Asia: Issues of security and trade - CBS News
    April 23, 2014 9:24 am

    The Japan Daily Press Awaiting Obama in Asia: Issues of security and trade CBS News A series of crises, both foreign and domestic, have pulled President Obama's attention away from a intended "pivot" to focus on Asia. With a weeklong trip that will cover Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, the president hopes to get back on ... At start of Asia visit, Obama touches on Japan-China island disputeCNN Obama: US-Japan treaty applies to disputed islandsseattlepi.com Obama Asia tour: China watches from across waterBBC News Business Recorder -RTE.ie all 1,627 news articles »
  • Abbas: If Talks Fail, Israel Can Run West Bank - NBCNews.com
    April 23, 2014 9:17 am

    SFGate Abbas: If Talks Fail, Israel Can Run West Bank NBCNews.com Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday that if peace talks fail Israel will be responsible for governing, funding, and providing security for Palestinian lands. Abbas has repeatedly hinted that he could devolve some of the limited powers his ... Palestinian factions prepare to implement reconciliation dealHaaretz President Abbas threatens to disband Palestinian Authority if Israeli talks failRT Netanyahu: Abbas must choose, peace with Israel or reconciliation with HamasJerusalem Post The Star Online -Al-Bawaba -Washington Post all 627 news articles »
  • Everest avalanche: Sherpas discuss boycott - BBC News
    April 23, 2014 9:15 am

    BBC News Everest avalanche: Sherpas discuss boycott BBC News Sherpa guides in Nepal are meeting climbers at Everest base camp to decide whether to cancel ascents after an avalanche on Friday killed 16 sherpas. The sherpas have threatened a boycott unless they get a bigger share of revenue from foreign climbers. Dozens of Sherpas leave Everest following deadly avalanche; some expeditions ...The Globe and Mail Cancellations on Everest as sherpas walkThe Australian Sherpas begin Everest base camp walkout after deadly avalancheFox News CNN -Reuters India all 512 news articles »
  • Ukraine Ends Easter Truce - Voice of America
    April 23, 2014 9:03 am

    The Guardian Ukraine Ends Easter Truce Voice of America Ukraine's government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the active phase of an anti-terrorist operation to eliminate armed pro-Russian separatist groups in the east, First Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Yarema said on Wednesday. Ukraine weighs move on militants in the eastTelegraph.co.uk Tensions High in Ukraine After Kiev Calls Off Easter TruceTIME Ukraine Resumes Move in East as U.S. Troops Plan DrillsBloomberg Daily Mail -BBC News all 3,521 news articles »
  • An 'abomination:' Slaughter in the mosques and churches of Bentiu, South Sudan. - Washington Post
    April 23, 2014 8:54 am

    Washington Post An 'abomination:' Slaughter in the mosques and churches of Bentiu, South Sudan. Washington Post There is no body count for the city of Bentiu in South Sudan, perhaps because there are too many to count. The news from the United Nation's mission in South Sudan only describes piles and piles of bodies. Other reports speak of streets littered with ... Battles Rage in Three South Sudan StatesWall Street Journal Gunmen in South Sudan leave 'piles' of bodies as UN say killings are 'game ...Daily Mail UN: South Sudan rebels separate residents by ethnicity, kill hundredsCNN Sudan Tribune -Business Standard -Reuters Africa all 635 news articles »
  • South Korea Asks China to Persuade North to Avoid Nuclear Test - Businessweek
    April 23, 2014 8:54 am

    NDTV South Korea Asks China to Persuade North to Avoid Nuclear Test Businessweek South Korean President Park Geun Hye sought China's help in dissuading North Korea from any nuclear test, after signs of preparations at the North's test site days before U.S. President Barack Obama visits Seoul. Park discussed the activity at the Punggye-ri ... US Experts: 'Little Evidence' of N. Korea Nuclear Test During Obama VisitVoice of America South Korea, China warn North Korea on nuclear testKorea Times S Korea's Park urges China to avert N Korea nuclear testChannel News Asia Yonhap News -The Independent -Business Standard all 471 news articles »

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