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4 hrs ago | ABC15.com

Hitchhiking robot is halfway across Canada

As far as hitchhikers go, this one looks harmless enough. He or she -- it's hard to tell -- is short and friendly, if a little fashion-challenged.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada,

8 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

First black officer in British Army blazed trail but dreams were thwarted

Rev. Capt. Dr. William Andrew White shown in a graduation photo from Acadia University in Wolfville, N.S. Rev.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Virginia,

11 hrs ago | CBC News

Natal Day 2014: What's open and closed in Halifax

With the August long weekend upon us, here's a list of what's open and what's not across the Halifax region on Monday.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

11 hrs ago | Where Toronto

August Hot Dining

The Stubborn Goat Gastropub on Grafton Street boasts a selection of comfort-food classics like meatloaf, mac and cheese, hand-cut fries with truffle salt, woodstone-oven baked pizza and oven-roasted whole fish and chips.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Fruits, Chocolate, Canada, Home Gardening, Home

13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

You went where with a baby?

Last week, I did something that just a few months ago I thought was impossible. We took our 7-month-old daughter on an international vacation - just the three of us, no in-laws or relatives to help.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada Travel, Canada

16 hrs ago | CBC News

Loretta Saunders murder case: Trial decision expected today

The body of Loretta Saunders, 26, was found on the median of Route 2 on the Trans-Canada Highway, west of Salisbury, N.B., on Feb. 26. She had been last seen Feb. 13. The couple accused of first-degree murder in the death or Loretta Saunders is back in court today, where a judge will decide whether there is sufficient evidence to proceed to trial.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Post

HitchBOT Update: Canada's hitchhiking robot makes it all the way...

It's a long road for hitchBOT, attempting to travel from Halifax, N.S., to Victoria, B.C., all in the name of a human kindness experiment.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Canada,

In-Plant Graphics

CUPMAC Conference Convenes in Halifax

College and university in-plant managers from all across Canada met in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in June for the 47th annual College and University Print Management Association of Canada conference.

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Related Topix: Printers

GlobalNews

Friday August 1st on The Morning News

Havana & Halifax Unite! Los Primos is continuing to create great harmony between Nova Scotia & Cuba.

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Related Topix: Canada, World Records

Check-in.aero

Halifax Stanfield Airport launches common use self-service bag drop for all passengers

Halifax International Airport Authority has worked closely with its customer airlines, CATSA, IBM and BEUMER Group to upgrade its baggage system and introduce common use self-service bag drop.

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Nova News Now

Kings County Art Scene July 31

Artist Jean Leung of Grand Pre was displaying her work, including this mixed medium acrylic and watercolour painting of the Grand Pre World Heritage Site entitled 'Spring in Grand Pre' as part of the annual Mud Creek Days Art Festival outside the Wolfville Curling Club.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Canada, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, North America, World News,

Fiber Optics Online

Hibernia Networks And TE Subcom Commence Manufacturing Of Hibernia...

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announces the commencement of the new Hibernia Express submarine cable system.

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Related Topix: Canada,

The Chronicle Herald

N.S. business invests in arts

Nova Scotia businesses have come out in support of the arts, says Scott Burke, program manager of artsVest Nova Scotia.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Most Nova Scotians don't appear to want fracking here

A convincing consensus of opinion opposed to fracking has now been expressed to the expert panel reviewing the industry's potential in Nova Scotia.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Ecology, Science, Opinion

The Chronicle Herald

Restaurants get set for Food Day Canada

Anita Stewart is putting a nationwide spotlight on Canadian cuisine in an annual event that celebrates the country's bounty.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

The Chronicle Herald

CFIB head to meet with McNeil

The national president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business will be in Halifax this week to meet Nova Scotia's premier.

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Related Topix: Canada, Small Business, Personal Finance, Pension

The Chronicle Herald

Andrew Cochran's task is simple: Save the CBC

The senior managing director for English services at CBC/Radio-Canada in Atlantic Canada is headed to Toronto to spearhead Strategy 2020, the broadcaster's five-year survival plan On Aug. 11, Cochran, the senior managing director for English services at CBC/Radio-Canada in Atlantic Canada, will begin a new job with the CBC in Toronto implementing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Strategy, Electronic,

Cape Breton Post

Buskers take Halifax to the circus: 2014 festival includes midway, contortionists, bubbles

The annual Halifax International Busker Festival will bring the usual magicians, dancers, contortionists and fire-eaters of all kinds to the waterfront this weekend, but for the first time a Ferris wheel and other rides will be lighting up the night.

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GlobalNews

What's it like to pick up a hitchhiking robot? Strange, says one group

When Keith Campbell set out to find hitchBOT the hitchhiking robot , he had no idea what travelling with a talking robot would be like.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada, Weird

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Solid Waste and Recycling

24th Annual National Compost Conference returns in September

Four days of Canadian compost tours, presentations and tradeshows are nearly upon us, as the 24th Annual National Compost Conference returns in September 2014 to beautiful East Coast Canada in Halifax.

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