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16 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

Power back in Nova Scotia post-Arthur, outages persist in N.B.

Power has been restored to the remaining homes and businesses in Nova Scotia affected by a powerful post-tropical storm that slammed into the Maritimes more than a week ago, says the province's power utility.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Castanet.net

Many still lack power post-Arthur

A lobster fisherman slips but holds on while trying to secure lines to his fishing boat after the floating dock broke apart during Tropical storm Arthur in Escuminac, N.B. on Saturday, July 5, 2014.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Canada Report: Hurricane Arthur damage still being repaired

Power is gradually being restored across Canada's Maritime provinces after being hit last weekend by the remnants of Hurricane Arthur.

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CBC News

Entrepreneurs and big dreams shine at Montreal Startup Festival

Media pitch winner Michael Moszberg and his business partner Damien Galan came to Startup Fest hoping to attract attention to their fitness-based website Gymbirds.com was studying abroad and in the market for a gym, but didn't want to make the commitment to a membership.

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CBC News

Post-Arthur emergency food assistance offered in N.B.

Tens of thousands of people in New Brunswick lost all of the food in their fridges and freezers when they lost power during post-tropical storm Arthur.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Thousands in the Maritimes remain without power four days after Arthur

Dartmouth, N.S. residents examine a tree that has toppled onto power lines by tropical storm Arthur on Saturday July 5, 2014.

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The Chronicle Herald

More survivors and thrivers than flops

Looking back on the first half of 2014 in the Atlantic Canadian startup world, there's not a single event, company or story that stands out as a singular highlight.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

CBC News

Insurance companies flooded with Arthur damage claims

Most home insurance policies cover wind damage. High winds brought by post-tropical storm Arthur blew a large tree limb onto this house in the Sunshine Gardens area of Fredericton on Saturday.

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The Chronicle Herald

ENTREVESTOR: HotSpot maps out plan to expand

Now that it has completed the Launch36 accelerator, Fredericton startup HotSpot Parking is gearing up to roll out its solution for downtown shoppers and merchants in its third Atlantic Canadian city.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

CBC News

Arthur hits Maritimes: crews restoring power in wake of storm

The impact of post-tropical storm Arthur is still being felt across the Maritimes as nearly 250,000 people are waking up across the region on Sunday without electricity.

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The Independent

Storm Arthur: Post-tropical cyclone thunders through eastern Canada leaving 250,000 without power

The storm landed in North Carolina in the US on Thursday before tearing through eastern Canada as it makes its way to Newfoundland Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, North Carolina, Weather, Canada, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Jul 05, 2014

CBC News

Thousands without power as tropical storm Arthur approaches Maritimes

Arthur was downgraded to a post-tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 110 km/h as it approached southwest Nova Scotia, said the Canadian Hurricane Centre.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Independent & Free Press

Town gets $70K grant

Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, and Brad Woodside, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and mayor of the City of Fredericton, New Brunswick, announced the Green Municipal FundTM grant yesterday.

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CBC News

Fredericton vandalism spurs calls for higher police presence

Residents in downtown Fredericton are hoping police will step up their presence this summer as reports of vandalism continue to grow.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

CBC News

Population growth strategy in N.B. targets francophones

The renewed population growth strategy, released by the government Thursday, charts a course to increase the province's population by 5,000 over the next three years through "repatriation, attraction, retention and immigration" according to the government release.

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CNN

Tropical Storm Arthur to Hit New Brunswick on Saturday July 5, 2014

Tropical Storm Arthur is on its way for New Brunswick on Saturday July 5, 2014 and it will bring 50+ mm of Rain and Very Strong Winds and it will be Ton of Rain Especially in Moncton New Brunswick and Fredericton New Brunswick and the Surrounding Areas and it will bring Very Strong Winds that can knock out the Power and it will bring Flooding Rain ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sys-Con Media

National Leasing Acquires UMA Finance of New Brunswick

The acquisition, effective July 1, 2014, advances National Leasing's Eastern Canada growth strategy and is expected to benefit both companies.

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Sys-Con Media

Giant Tiger in Fredericton, NB, Unveils New Modern Look

This Saturday, July 5th, Giant Tiger unveils a fully renovated store located at 1160 Smythe Street, Fredericton.

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CBC News

Insurers zero in on flood-prone areas

After a year in which it paid nearly $1 billion in claims in Ontario and $1.7 billion in Alberta because of natural disasters, the insurance industry is testing out a new tool that will help identify where municipalities might direct their money so future flooding does not do as much damage.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Tornado, Canada,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBC News

Fire at Harvey Lake destroys camp

A fire destroyed a camp and damaged five vehicles at Harvey Lake, southwest of Fredericton, early Tuesday morning, say fire officials.

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