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  • Pictou County lawyer joins Grit race in Central Nova - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    June 29, 2015 7:15 pm

    Pictou County lawyer joins Grit race in Central Nova TheChronicleHerald.ca A lawyer from Pictou County is seeking the Liberal nomination in Central Nova for the upcoming federal election. Sean Fraser announced Friday he would be putting his name forward in the riding, now held by Justice Minister Peter MacKay. MacKay ...
  • Municipal upgrades could help struggling Pictou county business area - The Burnside News
    June 29, 2015 7:10 pm

    The Burnside News Municipal upgrades could help struggling Pictou county business area The Burnside News PICTOU COUNTY In the late 1990s business owners along the Trans-Canada Highway were concerned that potential plans to re-route the highway alongside the Salt Springs business area in Pictou County would result in businesses shutting down or ... Woman hospitalized after collision in Pictou CountyTheChronicleHerald.ca The eastbound lanes of Highway 104 remained closed for several hours.CBC.ca Pictou RCMP investigating two-vehicle crash on Highway 104The News MetroNews Canada all 11 news articles »
  • Pictou County residents protest closure of River John school - CBC.ca
    June 19, 2015 8:20 pm

    CBC.ca Pictou County residents protest closure of River John school CBC.ca A small and vocal group of residents from River John and surrounding areas staged a protest over school closures in their community Friday. About 50 people braved pouring rain to send a message to the province that small schools and rural Nova Scotia ... and more »
  • Ex-Pictou County teacher's sexual assault trial set - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    June 16, 2015 9:17 pm

    Truro Daily News Ex-Pictou County teacher's sexual assault trial set TheChronicleHerald.ca During a previous interview with The Chronicle Herald, RCMP Sgt. Alain LeBlanc said none of the alleged incidents happened at Thorburn Consolidated School in Pictou County, where Hood taught Grade 6. Hood was charged with the initial six offences in ... Amy Hood, Thorburn teacher charged in sex assault, faces October trialCBC.ca Teacher charged with sex crimes going to trial in OctoberTruro Daily News all 7 news articles »
  • Pictou County steps up: locals taking part in provincial conference - NG News
    June 16, 2015 4:15 pm

    Pictou County steps up: locals taking part in provincial conference NG News Local community groups, business leaders and government officials at all levels attended the Stepping Up conference at the Pictou County Wellness Centre that shone the spotlight on positive examples of a more collaborative, innovative and self-reliant ... and more »
  • Former child actress and ice show performer calls Pictou County home - NG News
    June 14, 2015 7:40 pm

    NG News Former child actress and ice show performer calls Pictou County home NG News We loved that Pictou County allowed us to be ourselves and it really was a place we could settle. In 1984, Horst Ponikau, who was 20 years older than his wife, died suddenly and Grant-Ponikau's world fell apart. I had never paid any attention to ... and more »
  • Pictou County Antique Car Club hosting Show and Shine on weekend - The News
    June 11, 2015 11:44 pm

    The News Pictou County Antique Car Club hosting Show and Shine on weekend The News The Pictou County Antique Car Club recently donated money raised from its 2014 Show and Shine to local charities. Standing in back are Danny MacGillivray, CHAD; Debbie Wilson, Pictou County Early Intervention; Jackie Stewart, Children's Wish ...
  • Pictou County man sentenced to probation after animal cruelty case - CBC.ca
    June 9, 2015 5:19 pm

    CBC.ca Pictou County man sentenced to probation after animal cruelty case CBC.ca A Pictou County man has been found guilty of animal cruelty and fined, say the Nova Scotia SPCA. The man was sentenced on May 21 to 18 months probation, ordered to pay $1,000 in restitution to the SPCA and barred from owning an animal for the next 10 ... and more »
  • Travis Tritt to perform at the Pictou County Wellness Centre - The News
    June 3, 2015 5:30 pm

    The News Travis Tritt to perform at the Pictou County Wellness Centre The News The Pictou County Wellness Centre has announced they're bringing Tritt's distinctive country and southern rock sound to the venue on Nov. 1. They boast it as Tritt's only Nova Scotia show this year. Tritt, a native Georgian, incorporates lifelong ... Tritt to perform in New Glasgow in NovemberTheChronicleHerald.ca all 3 news articles »
  • Painting commissioned in memory of beloved Pictou County musician - CTV News
    June 1, 2015 9:38 pm

    CTV News Painting commissioned in memory of beloved Pictou County musician CTV News Mainville was a fiddler, radio host and farm market manager and was known as the flower of Pictou County, N.S.. Stu Marchand, one of Mainville's musician friends, was working out West when he received word of her passing. I was a little bummed out and ...

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  • Today is the Town of Hantsport's last day on Earth. - CBC.ca
    June 30, 2015 11:26 am

    CBC.ca Today is the Town of Hantsport's last day on Earth. CBC.ca On Canada Day, Hanstport will dissolve and melt into the Municipality of the District of West Hants. Mayor Robbie Zwicker will become part of the West Hants Council to represent the area of Hantsport. The town's council voted to dissolve in April 2014. Era ending for Hantsport as Canada Day nearsTheChronicleHerald.ca all 2 news articles »
  • Prominent N.S. skips join forces, add Craig Savill to form new team - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    June 30, 2015 10:48 am

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Prominent N.S. skips join forces, add Craig Savill to form new team TheChronicleHerald.ca Nova Scotia men's curling got a jolt on Tuesday. A new team featuring two of the more prominent skips in the province over the past generation will join Ottawa's Craig Savill, a two-time world champion with Glenn Howard, in a bid to win Nova Scotia ...
  • British sailors accused of Halifax gang rape due in court - CBC.ca
    June 30, 2015 10:42 am

    CBC.ca British sailors accused of Halifax gang rape due in court CBC.ca The case of four British sailors charged with sexual assaulting a woman in Halifax is due in court today. Simon Radford, Joshua Finbow, Craig Stoner and Darren Smalley were in Nova Scotia to play in a hockey tournament with local Armed Forces personnel ... British navy members accused of sexually assaulting woman at CFB Shearwater ...Globalnews.ca all 4 news articles »
  • Nova Scotia's homeless, low income families can't afford sunscreen - CBC.ca
    June 30, 2015 9:46 am

    CBC.ca Nova Scotia's homeless, low income families can't afford sunscreen CBC.ca It's hard to think of sunscreen as a luxury, but for many homeless and low income Nova Scotians it's financially out of reach and could lead to health risks down the road. Donna Hatchard occasionally asks for spare change on Spring Garden Road. and more »
  • Peter Coade's forecast for June 30, 2015 - CBC.ca
    June 30, 2015 9:27 am

    CBC.ca Peter Coade's forecast for June 30, 2015 CBC.ca A very narrow band of cloud associated with the jet stream is located over Nova Scotia early this morning, but other than that it is a ridge of high pressure that will really be our weather-maker for today and Canada Day tomorrow. This feature will ... and more »
  • Tuesday's Cape Breton Post Community Calendar - Cape Breton Post
    June 30, 2015 9:14 am

    Tuesday's Cape Breton Post Community Calendar Cape Breton Post SYDNEY Community events under the direction of community groups are scheduled across Cape Breton today. Here's a list of many of them, compiled for the Cape Breton Post Community Calendar: Community Calendar ...
  • Sexism in Dalhousie dentistry school not isolated, report says - Saskatoon StarPhoenix
    June 30, 2015 8:57 am

    Saskatoon StarPhoenix Sexism in Dalhousie dentistry school not isolated, report says Saskatoon StarPhoenix Constance Backhouse, a professor at the University of Ottawa who led the Dalhousie University investigation, says the 'culture in the dental school is paternalistic' and the sexism case was not an isolated incident. Photograph by: John Morris, The ... Constance Backhouse says Dalhousie dentistry report shows need for changeCBC.ca Just what are they teaching at Dalhousie dentistry school?The Globe and Mail Q and A with Dalhousie president Richard FlorizoneTheChronicleHerald.ca Macleans.ca -CTV News -National Post all 126 news articles »
  • More than 100 cows perish in NS barn fire - CTV News
    June 29, 2015 10:45 pm

    CTV News More than 100 cows perish in NS barn fire CTV News More than 100 cows are believed to have been lost in a barn fire Monday morning at a dairy farm near Truro, N.S.. Eight fire departments responded the fire at Green Oaks Dairy Farm in Green Oaks, N.S.. Cobequid District Fire Brigade Deputy Chief Tyler ... Green Oaks barn fire battled by multiple crewsCBC.ca all 14 news articles »
  • Eskasoni mourns death of fisherman on Bras d'Or Lake - CBC.ca
    June 29, 2015 9:53 pm

    CBC.ca Eskasoni mourns death of fisherman on Bras d'Or Lake CBC.ca The community of Eskasoni in Cape Breton is in mourning after two brothers went lobster fishing on the Bras d'Or Lake on the weekend, and only one returned. The men were checking lobster traps on Sunday when their boat overturned. One fisherman ... Body recovered from Bras d'Or LakeCape Breton Post Fisherman's body recovered from lakeMetroNews Canada all 21 news articles »
  • Wilkie's Wonderful World in Lunenburg closing after 32 years - CBC.ca
    June 29, 2015 9:24 pm

    CBC.ca Wilkie's Wonderful World in Lunenburg closing after 32 years CBC.ca It has everything from baseball cards to air fresheners, coins and video game controllers, but after 32 years in business, Lunenburg's iconic collectable shop is closing its doors. Ian Wilkie, owner of Wilkie's Wonderful World, is packing up the store ...

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  • WestJet flight diverted after threat, cleared of passengers - Reuters Canada
    June 30, 2015 12:26 pm

    Toronto Star WestJet flight diverted after threat, cleared of passengers Reuters Canada (Reuters) - A WestJet Airlines flight bound for Toronto was diverted Monday evening to Winnipeg and evacuated after an unspecified threat and six passengers were injured when leaving the plane, the airline said on its official Twitter account. It marks ... WestJet tight-lipped about plane incidentsCTV News 6 WestJet passengers injured after flight diverted to Winnipeg due to threatCBC.ca 6 WestJet passengers injured in emergency evacuation of plane in CanadaDaily Mail Cape Breton Post -NDTV -CKNW News Talk 980 all 71 news articles »
  • Case of British sailors accused of sexually assaulting woman due in court - CTV News
    June 30, 2015 11:45 am

    CTV News Case of British sailors accused of sexually assaulting woman due in court CTV News HALIFAX - The case of four British sailors charged with sexual assaulting a woman in Halifax is due in court today. Simon Radford, Joshua Finbow, Craig Stoner and Darren Smalley were in Nova Scotia to play in a hockey tournament with local Armed Forces ... Case of British navy members accused of sexually assaulting woman due in courtCape Breton Post all 4 news articles »
  • Highway 401 traffic snarls after van rollover near Trafalgar - CBC.ca
    June 30, 2015 11:40 am

    CBC.ca Highway 401 traffic snarls after van rollover near Trafalgar CBC.ca Ontario Provincial Police say a father and son were injured after a violent collision where their van rolled and flipped several times before coming to a stop. OPP officers and paramedics raced to the scene around 5 a.m. and found the white Mercedes ... Teen in hospital after cargo van rolls over on Highway 401CTV News UPDATE: Father and son sent to hospital in Hwy 401 rolloverHamilton Spectator WATCH: Teen airlifted to Sick Kids following rollover crash on Highway 401Newstalk 1010 MetroNews Canada -CP24 Toronto's Breaking News all 17 news articles »
  • Mulcair held talks in 2007 on joining Tories as adviser: Maclean's - Montreal Gazette
    June 30, 2015 11:37 am

    Montreal Gazette Mulcair held talks in 2007 on joining Tories as adviser: Maclean's Montreal Gazette NDP leader Tom Mulcair speaks at a rally in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Justin Tang / THE CANADIAN PRESS. Share Adjust Comment Print. OTTAWA A report published online by Maclean's magazine says NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair was in ... Thomas Mulcair's NDP leads in national polls as climactic summer beginsCBC.ca @Kady's watchlist for June 30, 2015: Any questions for Mr. Mulcair, Quebec ...Ottawa Citizen With Canada PM job now in reach, 'Angry Tom' reins in temperTODAYonline Huffington Post Canada -CP24 Toronto's Breaking News all 94 news articles »
  • Chow could win over Vaughan: Poll - Toronto Sun
    June 30, 2015 11:17 am

    Toronto Sun Chow could win over Vaughan: Poll Toronto Sun Olivia Chow could knock out Liberal MP Adam Vaughan if she jumps back into federal politics, according to a new poll. A Mainstreet/Postmedia poll provided exclusively to the Toronto Sun puts the former NDP MP and failed mayoral candidate ahead of ... Chow would be favoured to reclaim seat in Trinity-Spadina: pollCP24 Toronto's Breaking News Chow pitches NDP's affordable childcare planwww.brantnews.com Mulcair Keeping Fingers Crossed For Olivia Chow ComebackHuffington Post Canada all 4 news articles »
  • Motorcyclist loses part of hand in collision with van - CBC.ca
    June 30, 2015 10:39 am

    CBC.ca Motorcyclist loses part of hand in collision with van CBC.ca A motorcyclist lost part of his hand in a collision with a van west of Ottawa Monday evening. Shortly before 8:20 p.m. the two vehicles collided on Highway 417 eastbound east of Panmure Road, south of the town of Kinburn, Ont., OPP said. The 33-year ... Motorcyclist loses part of hand in collisionOttawa Citizen Man loses part of hand in crash on Highway 417CTV News Man loses part of hand in 417 motorcycle/van crash580 CFRA Radio all 5 news articles »
  • Justin Trudeau open to LNG ships on northern BC coast - Vancouver Sun
    June 30, 2015 4:27 am

    Vancouver Sun Justin Trudeau open to LNG ships on northern BC coast Vancouver Sun Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau said Monday his mind is closed to oil tankers plying the waters of northern B.C. but open to shipping of liquefied natural gas as well as increased oil tanker traffic through Port Metro Vancouver on the ... No merit to cabinet quotasSaskatoon StarPhoenix Twitter, June 30Winnipeg Free Press Kurdish groups condemn Canadian leader's pledge to disengage against ISISRudaw The Carillon -Huffington Post Canada -Guelph Mercury all 100 news articles »
  • Kelowna council won't follow Vancouver's lead on medical marijuana dispensaries - InfoTel News Ltd
    June 30, 2015 4:00 am

    National Post Kelowna council won't follow Vancouver's lead on medical marijuana dispensaries InfoTel News Ltd Imre Kovacs is an owner of the Herbal Health Centre in Vernon, one of the Okanagan's last remaining marijuana dispensaries. Image Credit: Charlotte Helston. June 29, 2015 - 9:00 PM. KELOWNA More than 80 new medical marijuana dispensaries have ... Marni Soupcoff: City of Vancouver not the marijuana freedom fighter sick ...National Post Chief Adam Palmer explains why Vancouver police aren't cracking down on ...Straight.com all 8 news articles »
  • Sentencing hearing begins for men accused in massive Ponzi scheme - CTV News
    June 29, 2015 11:27 pm

    CTV News Sentencing hearing begins for men accused in massive Ponzi scheme CTV News A sentencing hearing is underway for two men convicted of engineering one of the biggest investment frauds in Canadian history. Gary Sorenson and Milowe Brost were both found guilty of fraud and theft in connection to a Ponzi scheme that was centered ... Calgary-area Con artists Milowe Brost and Gary Sorenson may have taken ...Calgary Sun Milowe Brost, Gary Sorenson hear from Ponzi scheme victims during sentencing ...CBC.ca Crown asks for maximum sentence in Ponzi schemeNews Talk 770 Calgary The Chronicle Journal all 22 news articles »
  • Quebec launches projected $9-billion Maritime Strategy to make Montreal a top ... - Financial Post
    June 29, 2015 7:30 pm

    Financial Post Quebec launches projected $9-billion Maritime Strategy to make Montreal a top ... Financial Post Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian PressA ship is shown docked at the Port of Montreal. Quebec premier Philippe Couillard officially launched the Liberal's Maritime Strategy on Monday, presenting a blueprint for an estimated $9 billion in investments over the ... Quebec hopes $9-billion maritime strategy will create 30000 jobs660 News all 39 news articles »

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  • Death toll rises to 53 after military plane crashes in Medan, Indonesia - CNN
    June 30, 2015 12:35 pm

    CNN Death toll rises to 53 after military plane crashes in Medan, Indonesia CNN Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) The death toll in the Tuesday crash of a military transport plane in Medan, Indonesia, has risen to 53, according to an Indonesian Red Cross official. Three people were slightly injured, said the official, Zulkifli, who goes by ... Indonesian military plane crashes in northern city, killing at least 30Reuters Military plane crashes in Indonesia's 3rd largest cityCBS News Indonesian Military Plane With 113 Aboard Crashes Into CityNew York Times Firstpost -Irish Independent -The Times (subscription) all 663 news articles »
  • Israel deports Tunisia ex-president - gulfnews.com
    June 30, 2015 12:22 pm

    gulfnews.com Israel deports Tunisia ex-president gulfnews.com Occupied Jerusalem: Israel deported Tunisian ex-president Munsif Al Marzouqi and European parliament member Ana Miranda on Tuesday after they took part in a flotilla seeking to defy its Gaza blockade, an official said. The [former] president of ... A Year After Gaza War, Hamas Entrenched as Frustration GrowsNew York Times Gaza blockade: Does it break international law?Aljazeera.com Israel Deports Tunisia Ex-President After Halting Gaza BidNDTV News24 all 997 news articles »
  • With Cairo assassination, Egypt's cycle of violence turns darker (+video) - Christian Science Monitor
    June 30, 2015 12:10 pm

    Christian Science Monitor With Cairo assassination, Egypt's cycle of violence turns darker (+video) Christian Science Monitor A wave of repression by the Sisi regime the past two years has been matched by a rise in Islamist attacks. Following the car bomb in Cairo Monday, both sides are likely to up the ante. By Dan Murphy, Staff writer June 29, 2015. Save for later Saved. Egypt's Sisi pledges tougher laws after prosecutor killingHindustan Times Egypt's Al Sissi pledges tougher lawsgulfnews.com Under heavy security, Egypt to hold funeral for chief prosecutor assassinated ...Fox News Al-Bawaba -Firstpost -U.S. News & World Report all 875 news articles »
  • Islamic State beheads civilian women for first time for 'sorcery' - Washington Post
    June 30, 2015 12:04 pm

    The Indian Express Islamic State beheads civilian women for first time for 'sorcery' Washington Post The Islamic State has beheaded two female civilians for the first time for witchcraft and sorcery. Head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, who goes by the pseudonym Rami Abdulrahman a source cited by the New York Times ... Islamic State 'beheads women for sorcery' in SyriaBBC News Islamic State beheads first women civiliansTelegraph.co.uk Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria: monitorReuters New York Daily News -Financial Express -Haaretz all 117 news articles »
  • Man sets himself on fire aboard Japanese bullet train, killing fellow passenger - Los Angeles Times
    June 30, 2015 11:39 am

    Los Angeles Times Man sets himself on fire aboard Japanese bullet train, killing fellow passenger Los Angeles Times Two people died on a Japanese bullet train traveling from Tokyo to Osaka on Tuesday when a 70-year-old man poured a flammable liquid over his body and set himself on fire in the first carriage of the train. A woman in her fifties was found dead from ... Two dead after fire on Japan's Shinkansen trainCTV News Two dead in Japan bullet train suicide attemptHindustan Times Man believed to have started deadly fire on bullet train in Japan, police sayCNN Irish Independent -Times of Oman -The Times (subscription) all 454 news articles »
  • European shares slip again on Greek concerns - Reuters
    June 30, 2015 11:39 am

    CBC.ca European shares slip again on Greek concerns Reuters ... * FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.5 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.2 pct. * Greece hours away from default, deal on Tuesday seen unlikely. * Luxury sector hit by BAML downgrade. By Alistair Smout and Atul Prakash. LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - European shares ... 7 questions about Greece's huge crisis you were too embarrassed to askWashington Post (blog) Decision time for Greece, and GreeksLos Angeles Times Greece financial crisis: Country won't make 1.6B euro payment to IMFCBC.ca Hindustan Times -ABC Online -Kathimerini all 10,882 news articles »
  • Iranian Minister: I Have a Mandate to Clinch Nuke Deal - ABC News
    June 30, 2015 11:21 am

    CBC.ca Iranian Minister: I Have a Mandate to Clinch Nuke Deal ABC News Iran's chief diplomat insisted Tuesday he had a mandate to finalize a nuclear agreement despite increased signs of backtracking by his country's supreme leader, as talks with world powers were set to blow past Tuesday's self-imposed deadline without a ... Iranian Nuclear Deal Could Start Arms Race in Mid-East: Bobby JindalNDTV An Iran nuclear deal: why should you care?Telegraph.co.uk Obama, in search of legacy, could start arms race in Middle East: Bobby Jindal ...Firstpost OCRegister -Al-Arabiya all 3,281 news articles »
  • Ukraine does not agree with gas discount proposed by Russia for Q3 - RIA - Reuters Africa
    June 30, 2015 11:18 am

    The Star Online Ukraine does not agree with gas discount proposed by Russia for Q3 - RIA Reuters Africa MOSCOW, June 30 (Reuters) - Ukraine does not agree with gas discount proposed by Russia for third-quarter gas deliveries, Russia's RIA news agency quoted Ukraine's Energy and Coal Minister Vladimir Demchishin as saying on Tuesday. On Monday ... China starts work on 3968-km long gas pipeline with RussiaHindustan Times Top MPs urge counter-sanctions against 'most anti-Russian country' CanadaRT Kiev Dissatisfied With Proposed Russian Gas Discount for 3Q15Sputnik International Interfax -The Moscow Times -Russia and India Report all 258 news articles »
  • Tunisia chief: New security system had been set for July 1 - Washington Post
    June 30, 2015 10:05 am

    Zee News Tunisia chief: New security system had been set for July 1 Washington Post TUNIS, Tunisia Thirty-eight tourists died in a gun attack just days before Tunisia planned to implement heightened security measures for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, but those plans had not anticipated an assault on tourist beaches, the ... Security revamp 'set for July 1'Belfast Telegraph President admits in interview that Tunisia was not prepared for beach massacreFirstpost all 52 news articles »
  • Kabul attack wounds 22 - Washington Post
    May 19, 2013 10:07 pm

    Washington Post Kabul attack wounds 22 Washington Post The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that targeted a NATO convoy in the Afghan capital. June 30, 2015 A woman cries out at the site of the attack. Rahmat Gul/AP. Buy Photo. Wait 1 second to continue. Afghan official says attack ... Kabul Car Bombing Injures Several CiviliansWall Street Journal Huge explosion shakes Afghan capital near busy shopping districtLos Angeles Times Kabul Suicide Bomb Blast Hits NATO Convoy, Kills 1 CivilianNBCNews.com Voice of America -The Globe and Mail -New York Daily News all 383 news articles »

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