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Canada's oldest summer camp celebrates 125 years

Jane Jacobs sees the main preoccupation of Canadian public life - the issue of national unity versus separation - reflected in the workings of major Canadian cities, and their economic regions.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBC News

Female drivers sought by trucking companies

A new campaign wants to draw more women to a career in trucking. It's hoping to change current numbers, where 97 per cent of professional truck drivers are men.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Halifax's first gay-friendly mosque opening this summer

Muslims celebrate Pride in London, U.K., last year. Halifax is set to get its first gay-friendly mosque this summer.

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Related Topix: Canada, Gay/Lesbian

Nova News Now

Twitter users more skeptical of Falconer murder conviction, Nova Scotia researcher finds

It's a fact of life in modern courtrooms - journalists tapping away at their smartphones, providing a play-by-play of what the judge, witnesses and lawyers are saying and doing.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Xavier University, Canada,

SooToday

Hold off on fracking in Nova Scotia: expert

Ken Summers stands next to a wellhead for an exploratory natural gas well near his home not far from Noel, N.S. on Dec. 6. Summers is concerned about the hydraulic fracturing used in the resource extraction process and worries about the potential impacts on drinking water supplies.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Bangor Daily News

Portland-Nova Scotia ferry service draws early on provincial loan to stay afloat

Nova Scotia provincial officials on Thursday advanced the Nova Star ferry service the last $2.1 million of a $21 million government loan that was originally planned to be distributed over seven years.

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Related Topix: Canada, Bar Harbor, ME, Yarmouth, ME

Nova News Now

Alberta professor bikes through western Nova Scotia with her dog

Karen Fox has certainly been on major bike trips before, but the recreation and leisure studies professor at the University of Alberta had never travelled with a dog.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel, Nova Scotia, Canada Travel, Canada, World News

CBC News

Police review questions use of psychic in Holly Bartlett death

Police said Holly Bartlett, 31, was found unconscious under the bridge in the early hours of March 27, 2010.

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Related Topix: Canada

Cape Breton Post

Children parade during annual Bartown Days festival in North Sydney

This will be followed by the Bartown Princess tea at the Emera Centre Northside, and the seniors cruise at the Northern Yacht Club, both at 2 p.m. Events continue this evening with the first urban art competition at 6:30 p.m. and the Cape Breton Student Dancers at 7 p.m., at Archibald Wharf.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Detroit Free Press

#Drive 75 Day 3: 7-ton Christ, taxidermy museum are Michigan traditions

'This is the weekend,' Jeremy Bowers, owner of Spike's Keg 'o Nails restaurant in Grayling, told me this morning.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Grayling, MI, Oscoda, MI, Canada, Gaylord, MI, Indian River, MI

CBC News

12th suspicious fire in a month hits Cape Breton

Paul Ferguson is a platoon chief with the Cape Breton Regional Fire Service and says the building may have to be demolished.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

CBC News

Charlie Johnson, missing teen, worries Amherst police

Police in Amherst, N.S., are asking for information about a teen who has been missing for almost a month.

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CBC News

No charges in fatal motorized scooter accident

Halifax police will not be laying charges in a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a pickup truck that occurred at the intersection of Thistle Street and Victoria Road on May 3. The police investigation determined that the "do not walk" signal was displayed at the time the driver made the left turn.

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Canada.com

Samar al-Hallaq, a maker of tapestries, killed in Gaza

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Canada, Israel, World News, Middle East, Journalism

Cape Breton Post

Dog saves the day for woman inside Nova Scotia home that catches fire

Gary and Francine Connell, of Clarence, Annapolis County, said it was Sally, their year-and-a-half-old lab, who alerted Francine when the fire broke out in the spare room, around 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada

CBC News

Loretta Saunders murder accused whisked into court early

The couple accused of killing Saint Mary's University student Loretta Saunders is back in Halifax provincial court today for a week-long preliminary hearing, whisked into the building early and escorted by about two dozen police and sheriffs a day after her uncle lunged at the pair in court.

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Related Topix: St. Mary's, AK, Canada

Cape Breton Post

Case set over for two men charged in killing of Nova Scotia homeless man

The court case for two men accused of killing a homeless man in a rural Nova Scotia community has been set over until September.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada

CBC News

Morgentaler clinic closure clogs system for P.E.I., N.S. women

Henry Morgentaler, seen here in a file photo, was a physician who fought to expand abortion rights in Canada.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBC News

Whitney Pier formal designation a 'second wind' for community

Sarah Dunn, on behalf of the Whitney Pier Historical Society of Nova Scotia, nominated the community of Whitney Pier a few years ago.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural,

CBC News

Victim of gruesome pit bull attack wants dog put down

Corry MacPhee-Morrison had emergency surgery more than a week ago after being attacked by a pit bull while visiting her brother's home.

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Related Topix: Canada

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