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Local news for Halifax Regional Municipality, NS continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Canada, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Science / Technology, Space

4 hrs ago | Hills News

Caring inspires West Pennant Hills artist

To see her painting in the old 1900s barn she sub-leases at Arcadia, Anne Naylor looks like your typical artist.

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Related Topix: Canada, Arts, Painting

6 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

Marijuana's martyr: Marc Emery

The pot seed business that put him on the U.S. DEA's hit list was not about money, says Marc Emery.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Prison, Drug Enforcement Administration, Canada

7 hrs ago | CBC News

Arthur aftermath: Nova Scotia Power apologizes for communications gaffe

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

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10 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

City of Halifax, Nova Scotia celebrated by iconic and historic rum...

Marking a shared 265th anniversary with the historically significant city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, iconic rum distiller Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum debuts its limited edition, specially designed Halifax Heritage label on bottles of its V/X expression.

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14 hrs ago | BayStreet.ca

Viridis Energy Signs Strategic Partnership and Secures Up to $1 Million

Located in one of the most strategic ports in Canada for export to Europe, Halifax Grain will invest up to $1,000,000 in Viridis' subsidiary.

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18 hrs ago | The Asian Pacific Post

Understanding the Asia factor across Canada

The impact of Asia is extending to unexpected corners of Canada. Did you know that Asia now absorbs close to 45 per cent of British Columbia's merchandise exports and more than 13 per cent of Nova Scotia's? Asia is a major buyer of goods from across Canada.

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

19 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Incidents of schoolyard bullying drop in Ontario

Schoolyard bullying in Ontario is on the decline, according to a new survey that shows interventions and increased attention are forcing kids to speak up.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Canada,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Stiff fines in works for leaving pets in hot cars

"I think it's very important that we protect the rights of animals," Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell said in a telephone interview Tuesday.

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The News

Diner owner says with 28 staff hired, restaurant will open this month

The smell of a fresh coat of paint hangs in the air as Dave Cohen walks through what will soon be Appleseed Modern Diner.

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CBC News

Great white sharks may be heading into N.S. waters

A Nova Scotia shark fisherman says the most dreaded creature of the sea, the great white shark, appears to be moving north into Nova Scotia waters.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science, Oceanography

Cape Breton Post

Cape Breton power duo to showcase talent in Scotland

Cape Breton's own The Town Heroes will perform Wednesday in Scotland as part of a showcase of Canadian musical talent.

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The St Paul Journal

Vollrath pushes for National Fiddling Day

Canada may soon have its own national day devoted to fiddling, after a meeting between members of the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Association and the Senate of Canada.

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The Chronicle Herald

Nova Scotians up for national entrepreneur award

They are among 28 Atlantic Canadian finalists vying for the 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award, Ernest & Young said Monday.

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The Chronicle Herald

Bonhams to focus on Scottish art in Halifax

Bonhams is coming to Halifax searching for Scottish art and for a general appraisal event at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

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Globe and Mail

Temple Hotels investors would rest easier with consistent profit growth

Shares in the Winnipeg-based small-cap company - which owns all or part of 30 hotels in smaller cities across Canada, including nine in oil-focused Fort McMurray, Alta.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Dartmouth man who shot rival in face granted full parole

After serving two-thirds of a 10-year sentence for shooting another man in the face in 2007, Jason David Gillis is being released on full parole.

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Atlantic Canada cleans up after Hurricane Arthur

Hurricane Arthur was moving across Newfoundland on Sunday a day after striking Canada 's Maritime provinces with near-hurricane strength winds and torrential rains, knocking down trees and leaving tens of thousands of people without power .

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters, Tornado,

The Chronicle Herald

Young man headed to prison for 'vicious' handgun attack'

A 20-year-old Dartmouth man has been sentenced to 4A1 2 years in prison for what the judge called a "vicious attack on an unarmed man" last December.

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Brandon Sun

Orphanage survivors in Halifax celebrate legal settlement with tears, applause

The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children is seen in Dartmouth, N.S. on Jan.8, 2013.

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