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  • NS: Pictou County Cruise Ship Committee preparing for October visitors - Daily Business Buzz
    September 18, 2014 1:21 pm

    NS: Pictou County Cruise Ship Committee preparing for October visitors Daily Business Buzz [PICTOU, NS] All the details are coming together for two cruise ships' visits to the port of Pictou. Geralyn MacDonald, co-chair of the Pictou County Cruise Ship Committee and director of Community Economic Development for New Glasgow, said the ... and more »
  • Pictou County butcher ordered to stop slaughtering turkeys - CBC.ca
    September 17, 2014 10:42 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Pictou County butcher ordered to stop slaughtering turkeys CBC.ca For 36 years, Gordon Fraser has been slaughtering chickens, cattle, pigs and up until recently, turkeys. That's because the general manager of the Nova Scotia Turkey Producers Marketing Board recently came to his shop and ordered the popular Pictou ... Turkey board: Farmer not being targetedTheChronicleHerald.ca all 2 news articles »
  • Pictou County para-athletes participate in rowing event - NG News
    September 15, 2014 9:26 pm

    Pictou County para-athletes participate in rowing event NG News The event, held at the North Star Rowing Club on Lake Banook in Dartmouth, was organized with Row Nova Scotia and facilitated by several of their volunteers with travel assistance provided by Let Abilities Work Partnership Society and Active Pictou ...
  • Creative Pictou County launching artist survey - NG News
    September 15, 2014 2:37 pm

    Creative Pictou County launching artist survey NG News They plan to use the survey data to map strengths, challenges, gaps and opportunities in arts services, events and resources, determine the timing and community-based priorities for future Creative Pictou County programs, events and services, and ...
  • Northern Pulp pollution highlighted at Pictou concert - CBC.ca
    September 10, 2014 7:54 pm

    CBC.ca Northern Pulp pollution highlighted at Pictou concert CBC.ca Pictou County hosted thousands of spectators on Tuesday night at a large-scale concert to raise awareness about emissions from the Northern Pulp mill. The concert dubbed Clear the Air is featuring 17 artists at a free concert on the Pictou ... Musicians raise awareness about emissions at Clean the Mill concertCTV News all 9 news articles »
  • Exhibit recalls World Wars impact on Pictou County - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 9, 2014 8:17 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Exhibit recalls World Wars impact on Pictou County TheChronicleHerald.ca With the men gone to war, Pictou County women filled their workstations building ships, 14 million artillery shells at the Trenton Steelworks and uniforms at Eureka's textile mill. Industrial Pictou County was never busier than it was producing ... War exhibit at Stellarton's Industry Museum touts community contributionCape Breton Post Local war exhibit at Industry Museum touts community contributionNG News all 4 news articles »
  • Erin Brockovich slams Pictou County pulp mill pollution - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 3, 2014 9:09 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Erin Brockovich slams Pictou County pulp mill pollution TheChronicleHerald.ca Erin Brockovich, the well-known American environmental crusader, is throwing her support behind a Nova Scotia clean air movement. In a Facebook post Tuesday, Brockovich weighed in on the unprecedented levels of air pollution at a Pictou County mill. Erin Brockovich speaks out against Northern Pulp millCBC.ca NS: Erin Brockovich says Northern Pulp mill destroying Pictou's 'quality of life'Daily Business Buzz Erin Brockovich speaks out against Nova Scotia's Northern Pulp millCTV News Huffington Post Canada all 15 news articles »
  • 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,. Consensus shows 'strong desire' to fix Northern Pulp mill situationTheChronicleHerald.ca Making the public's voice heardNG News all 12 news articles »
  • 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 »
  • 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 kills two in Pictou CountyCumberland News Now Crash in Pictou County kills 2, injures 1CBC.ca Two men killed in single-vehicle crash near PictouTheChronicleHerald.ca MetroNews Canada -Cape Breton Post all 16 news articles »

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  • Haven's new season puts Chester in the spotlight - CBC.ca
    September 18, 2014 6:28 pm

    Haven's new season puts Chester in the spotlight CBC.ca The village of Chester is producing a double dose of Stephen King's horror show Haven this year, with the first batch beaming into televisions tonight. The community on the South Shore of Nova Scotia stands in for the fictional Maine town of Haven for ...
  • Janet Knox to lead newly merged health board - CBC.ca
    September 18, 2014 5:37 pm

    CBC.ca Janet Knox to lead newly merged health board CBC.ca The CEO of two health boards in southern Nova Scotia will lead a new amalgamated health authority that will run most hospitals in the province next year. Janet Knox of both Annapolis Valley Health and South Shore Health will advise the province as it ... UPDATE Head of Annapolis Valley, South Shore Health new CEO of provincial ...Annapolis County Spectator Nova Scotia government names CEO to lead newly merged health boardCape Breton Post Annapolis Valley, South Shore Health CEO named head of new provincial DHAShelburne County Coastguard South Shore Now all 13 news articles »
  • Counterfeit money suspects caught on surveillance tape - CBC.ca
    September 18, 2014 4:59 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Counterfeit money suspects caught on surveillance tape CBC.ca Halifax police are asking for the public's help in identifying people accused of using fake American dollar bills in the area. Officers say they're dealing with 25 reported cases where someone used a counterfeit $50 since Sept. 10. They say a slew of ... Halifax police release photos from counterfeiting investigationTheChronicleHerald.ca Halifax police release photos of suspects allegedly using fake US $50 bills in ...MetroNews Canada all 4 news articles »
  • Halifax 'shines' in health care, says report comparing Canadian cities - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 18, 2014 4:42 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Halifax 'shines' in health care, says report comparing Canadian cities TheChronicleHerald.ca Halifax has received a B grade for its attractiveness to newcomers and ranks 15 overall out 50 Canadian cities evaluated in a report card Thursday. The city earned top marks in the health, economy and environment categories while it lagged in housing, ... and more »
  • Nova Scotia students make a pitch for free tuition plan - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 18, 2014 4:36 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Nova Scotia students make a pitch for free tuition plan TheChronicleHerald.ca A Nova Scotia student group is calling on the province to come up with a plan by 2026 to eliminate tuition fees. That's just one of several requests the Nova Scotia branch of the Canadian Federation of Students plans to make during a meeting Thursday ... Chinese high school students getting taste of Nova ScotiaCBC.ca all 2 news articles »
  • St. Pat's High School demolition cost leads to competence questions - CBC.ca
    September 18, 2014 4:23 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca St. Pat's High School demolition cost leads to competence questions CBC.ca Councillors are questioning the ability of Halifax Regional Municipality staff to accurately estimate the cost of demolishing surplus buildings in the city. The concerns stem from an audit and finance committee meeting on Wednesday, where the bill for ... Ballooning cost of St. Pat's demolition worries councilTheChronicleHerald.ca all 2 news articles »
  • October Gale, Maps to the Stars, Atlantic Shorts our picks for closing of ... - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 18, 2014 2:29 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca October Gale, Maps to the Stars, Atlantic Shorts our picks for closing of ... TheChronicleHerald.ca The 34th Atlantic Film Festival wraps today, but there are still fantastic films to take in tonight. Here are a few suggestions to get you started. Our Canadian pick for the day would be Ruba Nadda's October Gale, the second time the director has ...
  • Dartmouth General to close transitional care unit - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 18, 2014 1:49 pm

    Dartmouth General to close transitional care unit TheChronicleHerald.ca Dartmouth General Hospital is closing its transitional care unit, the Capital district health authority says. The hospital plans to shut down the unit by the time the last of its patients finds a spot in a long-term care facility. That should be within ...
  • Saving Cape Breton rail line 'a tall order' - CBC.ca
    September 18, 2014 12:20 pm

    TheChronicleHerald.ca Saving Cape Breton rail line 'a tall order' CBC.ca Nova Scotia's minister of transportation says it will be tough to save the money-losing rail line in Cape Breton, but not impossible. The minister's railway advisory committee held its first meeting this week. Geoff MacLellan says the company that owns ... NS: Rally to save Cape Breton rail line set for Saturday at Mayflower MallDaily Business Buzz all 4 news articles »
  • CBU prof: Climate change bringing wilder weather, more coastal erosion to island - TheChronicleHerald.ca
    September 18, 2014 11:24 am

    TheChronicleHerald.ca CBU prof: Climate change bringing wilder weather, more coastal erosion to island TheChronicleHerald.ca SYDNEY Islands like Cape Breton will become more vulnerable to coastal erosion and rising sea levels if nothing is done to stop climate change, says a researcher at Cape Breton University. Ashlee Cunsolo Willox, assistant professor in community ... Golf experience to honour Crawford, raise funds for aboriginal business studiesCape Breton Post all 3 news articles »

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  • Cougar killed after prowling outside Calgary hospital - CBC.ca
    September 18, 2014 6:48 pm

    CBC.ca Cougar killed after prowling outside Calgary hospital CBC.ca An Alberta wildlife officer has shot and killed a cougar that was prowling around Calgary's South Health Campus this morning. cougar contained. Emergency crews and provincial wildlife officers were called to remove the cougar that was spotted at the South ... Cougar 'enjoying the morning sun' has hospital in southeast Calgary on full ...National Post Wildlife officers shoot cougar at Calgary hospitalReuters Canada Cougar killed near South Health Campus660 News Toronto Sun -Calgary Herald -CTV News all 51 news articles »
  • Alberta government prorogued, spelling end for pension bills - CBC.ca
    September 18, 2014 6:23 pm

    Edmonton Journal Alberta government prorogued, spelling end for pension bills CBC.ca Alberta's legislature was prorogued Thursday morning a move that has killed two controversial pension bills the province says will not be reconsidered. The government is set to return November 17, when the session will start with a Speech from the Throne ... Premier Prentice prorogues the house, killing pension billsEdmonton Journal Alberta Premier Prentice prorogues the fall legislative sessionEdmonton Sun Legislature prorogued, sitting to begin in mid-NovemberCTV News iNews880.com -Sun News Network -Squamish Chief all 11 news articles »
  • Mayor Rob Ford releases statement from hospital - Toronto Sun
    September 18, 2014 6:18 pm

    Toronto Sun Mayor Rob Ford releases statement from hospital Toronto Sun Mayor Rob Ford. (Toronto Sun files). Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Related Stories. Jimmy Fallon tops celebrity birthdays for September 19 · Rob Ford's cancer rare, treatable: Doctors · Rob Ford given hope · Send Mayor ... Mayor Rob Ford releases audio statementCBC.ca What it's like to fight the same rare cancer affecting Rob FordThe Globe and Mail Rob Ford: The Musical is a surprisingly nuanced and sympathetic portrayal of ...National Post CTV News -Toronto Star -TheChronicleHerald.ca all 1,065 news articles »
  • Cops say baby left in car while mom dealt cocaine - Toronto Sun
    September 18, 2014 6:02 pm

    Toronto Sun Cops say baby left in car while mom dealt cocaine Toronto Sun Cocaine bag (Fotolia). Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Related Stories. Woman busted with cocaine stashed in fake baby belly: Cops · T.O. man swallows 45 cocaine capsules · Woman jailed for giving child cocaine · Man ... Lethbridge woman, 24, arrested after taking newborn baby on alleged drug runs ...Calgary Sun Lethbridge woman accused of taking newborn on drug deal, after traffic stop ...Calgary Herald Newborn baby rescued during Lethbridge drug investigationGlobalnews.ca CTV News -Lethbridge Herald -News Talk 770 Calgary all 11 news articles »
  • Gabriola Island bridge could replace BC Ferries service - CBC.ca
    September 18, 2014 5:23 pm

    CBC.ca Gabriola Island bridge could replace BC Ferries service CBC.ca The B.C. government is going to study the idea of building a bridge to Gabriola Island to replace BC Ferries service to the Southern Gulf Island. The study, which is expected to be completed by an independent consultant this spring, will examine potential ... BC to study feasibility of link from Nanaimo to Gabriola IslandThe Globe and Mail BC to study idea of bridge between Gabriola Island and Vancouver IslandNews1130 BC to look at whether to build bridge between Gabriola and Vancouver IslandVancouver Sun all 7 news articles »
  • It's decision day in BC teachers' labour dispute with provincial government - Vancouver Sun
    September 18, 2014 5:10 pm

    Vancouver Sun It's decision day in BC teachers' labour dispute with provincial government Vancouver Sun VANCOUVER - More than half a million public school students in British Columbia should know by the end of the day whether they'll be heading back to class as early as next week. The B.C. Teachers' Federation is asking its more than 40,000 members to ... Outcome of ending teachers' strike expected to be released tonightEnergeticcity.ca BC teachers debate tentative contract ahead of vote that could reopen schoolsThe Province all 28 news articles »
  • Former Liberal MPs call on Justin Trudeau to reverse 'undemocratic' position on ... - National Post
    September 18, 2014 4:59 pm

    National Post Former Liberal MPs call on Justin Trudeau to reverse 'undemocratic' position on ... National Post They might not be familiar names beyond their own households, but seven former Liberal MPs have written an open letter calling on party leader Justin Trudeau to reverse his position on abortion and allow his caucus to vote freely on the issue. In the letter ... Justin Trudeau's abortion stance 'undemocratic,' say ex-MPsCBC.ca Former Grit MPs slam Justin Trudeau over abortion edictOttawa Citizen Former Liberal MP says some in Trudeau's caucus considering bolting over ...Sun News Network The Globe and Mail -Simcoe.com -Bloomberg all 15 news articles »
  • Luka Magnotta murder trial jury gains two more members - Montreal Gazette
    September 18, 2014 4:44 pm

    Montreal Gazette Luka Magnotta murder trial jury gains two more members Montreal Gazette The jury in Luka Magnotta's first-degree murder trial gained two more members Thursday, bringing the total to nine. Seven more members still need to be chosen and it's not clear that will happen before the trial's scheduled start date Monday. Nine jurors selected so far in Magnotta first-degree murder trialmysask.com Nine jurors picked for Magnotta murder trialMetroNews Canada News you can use for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014CP24 Toronto's Breaking News all 44 news articles »
  • Local governments strain to cover costs downloaded by Ottawa, Victoria: report - The Globe and Mail
    September 18, 2014 4:31 pm

    Local governments strain to cover costs downloaded by Ottawa, Victoria: report The Globe and Mail British Columbia's municipalities are paying more than their fair share of policing, housing, waste and water-treatment costs as the federal and provincial governments funnel the financial burden downward, says a report released Thursday. The report, from ... and more »
  • Owner of poisoned bees convinced it was "targeted attack" - Winnipeg Free Press
    September 18, 2014 4:11 pm

    CTV News Owner of poisoned bees convinced it was "targeted attack" Winnipeg Free Press BRANDON -- Hundreds of thousands of bees are dead after what an apparent pair of poison attacks on nearly 180 honey-producing hives near Brandon. The bee deaths reportedly happened sometime between Aug. 14 and Sept. 3 at two separate locations ... Honey bee farmer loses 1000s of bees in suspected poisoningCBC.ca Brandon bee hives believed to be poisonedmySteinbach.ca (blog) RCMP investigate bee deaths in ManitobainsideTORONTO.com Brandon Sun all 28 news articles »

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  • Australian police thwart ISIL beheading plot - USA TODAY
    September 18, 2014 6:35 pm

    USA TODAY Australian police thwart ISIL beheading plot USA TODAY More than 800 Australian officers raided dozens of properties in the suburbs of Sydney on Thursday, in an operation to thwart an apparent Islamic State terror plot to carry out random attacks on the public, police said. Prime Minister Tony Abbott confirmed to ... ISIS in Australia's SuburbsWall Street Journal Australia anti-terrorism raid underway with more than 800 policeLos Angeles Times Australian PM: Public execution terror plot foiledCNN Haaretz -Fox News (blog) -euronews all 1,020 news articles »
  • INSIGHT-After Mahmoud Abbas, who will lead the Palestinians? - The Daily Star
    September 18, 2014 6:26 pm

    Reuters INSIGHT-After Mahmoud Abbas, who will lead the Palestinians? The Daily Star Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah August 26, 2014. Abbas, 79, says he will not stand in future elections, so it is only a matter of time before he passes the baton to a new leader, one ... Gaza conflict sets back Palestinian-Israeli business tiesFinancial Times Saudi Arabia Promises $500M for Gaza RebuildingVoice of America Barghouti: Price of occupation must be deari24news Reuters -ABC News -Jewish Telegraphic Agency all 358 news articles »
  • Scots vote on independence, United Kingdom's fate on knife-edge - Reuters
    September 18, 2014 6:23 pm

    Reuters Scots vote on independence, United Kingdom's fate on knife-edge Reuters EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307-year-old union with England and become an independent nation in a finely balanced referendum with far-reaching consequences. Global Audience Watches as Scots Go to the PollsVoice of America Investors Have Decided That Scotland Is StayingBusinessweek Scotland referendum: Independence forces likely victors, no matter the voteCBC.ca Sydney Morning Herald -Telegraph.co.uk -New York Times all 6,913 news articles »
  • Hollande Says French Competitiveness Is Priority Over Deficit - Businessweek
    September 18, 2014 6:16 pm

    Reuters Hollande Says French Competitiveness Is Priority Over Deficit Businessweek President Francois Hollande said he will tell France's European Union partners that he wants to give restoring competitiveness priority over deficit reduction. The French deficit will rise this year for the first time in five years, the finance ministry said last week, ... France dismisses accusations it pays ransomsMiamiHerald.com France to provide air support in Iraq, but no ground troopsLos Angeles Times US welcomes news France to join Iraq air strikesThe Daily Star Reuters Africa -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Reuters all 132 news articles »
  • Islamic State releases propaganda video with British hostage - USA TODAY
    September 18, 2014 5:55 pm

    ABC News Islamic State releases propaganda video with British hostage USA TODAY A video apparently released by the Islamic State on Thursday shows a British journalist held hostage by the group who says he has been "abandoned" by his government and promises to reveal the "truth" about the militants. The three-minute video, released ... ISIS Video Uses British Hostage, John Cantlie, as SpokesmanNew York Times ISIS Releases Haunting Propaganda Video of British HostageNBCNews.com Islamic State: YouTube video of British hostage John Cantlie released by IsisThe Independent BBC News -New Zealand Herald -TVNZ all 228 news articles »
  • Putin 'privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states' - Telegraph.co.uk
    September 18, 2014 5:51 pm

    Telegraph.co.uk Putin 'privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states' Telegraph.co.uk President Vladimir Putin privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states, according to a record of a conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart. "If I wanted, in two days I could have Russian troops not only in Kiev, but also in Riga, Vilnius, ... Sanctions extend influence of hardmen in Putin's KremlinFinancial Times Hollande: Western Economic Sanctions Come at a Price for Russia, EuropeRIA Novosti Ukraine calls on FIFA, UEFA to impose sanctions on RussiaZee News ITAR-TASS -Daily Mail all 467 news articles »
  • Iranian FM Says US Allies Providing Support to Islamic State - Boston.com
    September 18, 2014 5:33 pm

    ABC News Iranian FM Says US Allies Providing Support to Islamic State Boston.com Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is accusing U.S. allies in the Middle East of providing support to Islamic State and called for that assistance to stop immediately. Zarif was speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York on Wednesday ... Iran: Islamic State beheadings a concern for mankindSydney Morning Herald West tells Iran it must address nuclear bomb fearsReuters US urges Iran to cooperate in UN nuke probeThe Daily Star Payvand -Huffington Post -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty all 751 news articles »
  • Fiji losers claim vote rigging - New Zealand Herald
    September 18, 2014 5:21 pm

    Sydney Morning Herald Fiji losers claim vote rigging New Zealand Herald Political parties bound for the opposition benches and those who failed to make the Fiji Parliament want the vote count suspended. As of last night, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama's Fiji First Party had taken a commanding lead - securing more than 60 per ... Fiji: Strongman Leading in Election CountNew York Times Observers question Fiji pollNEWS.com.au all 153 news articles »
  • Syrian Kurds appeal to Turkish brethren for help fighting Isis - Financial Times
    September 18, 2014 5:06 pm

    National Post Syrian Kurds appeal to Turkish brethren for help fighting Isis Financial Times Syrian Kurdish militias pleaded for help from Turkish Kurds on Thursday after fighters from the Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant, Isis, seized 21 Kurdish villages in northwestern Syria in less than 24 hours, bringing them within sight of the Turkish border. Kurds Flee as Islamic State Captures Syrian Border VillagesBusinessweek How Islamic State uses Syria's oil to fuel its advancesReuters UK IS group seizes 21 villages in northern SyriaChron.com all 532 news articles »
  • Pregnant Duchess Kate Cancels Solo Tour of Malta - ABC News
    September 18, 2014 1:17 pm

    ABC News Pregnant Duchess Kate Cancels Solo Tour of Malta ABC News The Duchess of Cambridge has made the difficult decision to cancel her first solo foreign visit to Malta this weekend, Kensington Palace announced today. Kate, 32, had been planning to attend the 50th anniversary celebrations in Malta at the request of her ... Princess Kate, Still Very Ill, Won't Travel to MaltaPeople Magazine Duchess of Cambridge cancels Malta trip due to morning sicknessTelegraph.co.uk Pregnant Kate to miss Malta tripThe Australian Irish Independent -9news.com.au all 202 news articles »

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