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15 hrs ago | CBC News

Irving rail terminal smell driving woman out of her home

Documents obtained by Reuters shows Irving Oil Ltd.'s oil-by-rail terminal in Saint John has seen increasing air quality problems since it opened in 2012.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Canada.com

Tattoo '67 women reunite after almost 50 years

More than 47 years ago, the Canadian Armed Forces Tattoo rolled through Ottawa, performing two shows at a packed Lansdowne Park in August 1967.

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CBC News

Hermenegilde Chiasson: Artists must be supported

HermA©nA©gilde Chiasson served as New Brunswick's lieutenant governor from 2003 to 2009.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Quebec environmental groups seek to block oil drilling that could threaten belugas

Four environmental organizations will be back in Superior Court Friday to seek another temporary injunction to stop exploratory drilling by an oil company in a sensitive habitat for threatened beluga whales near Cacouna.

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Globe and Mail

Air-quality problems dog Irving's New Brunswick oil-by-rail terminal

Irving Oil workers inspect rail cars carrying crude oil at the Irving Oil rail yard terminal in Saint John, in this file photo from March 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Energy, Oil & Gas, Irving Oil, Reuters, Canada

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WebWire

Poorer Than Usual Returns Intensify Wild Atlantic Salmon Conservation Efforts

The Atlantic Salmon Federation is gearing up for the annual fall run of North American fundraising dinners.

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The Toronto Star

Toronto child poverty rate at 'epidemic' levels

Toronto single mother Veronica Snooks, 51, has struggled to raise five children in poverty.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

RISI

KSH awarded chip handling and cooking plant contract as part of...

KSH awarded chip handling and cooking plant contract as part of Irving Pulp & Paper's $450 million modernization of Saint John, NB, pulp mill Irving Pulp & Paper awarded KSH Solutions Inc the detail engineering contract for the design of the Chip Handling and Continuous Cooking Plant project at their Saint John New Brunswick mill.

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The Guardian

Holland College home to Fred Ross mural

Holland College student Ernesto Carranza stands in front of a mural by New Brunswick artist Fred Ross at the school.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canada.com

Frustrated premiers want action on issue of murdered aboriginal women

Premier Robert Ghiz , of P.E.I. fields a question at a Council of Atlantic Premiers meeting in Saint John, N.B. on Monday, May 26, 2014.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Protesters target Justin Trudeau in Chester

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau speaks with protesters at a fund-raising event in Chester on Sunday.

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The Chronicle Herald

Replica's launch honours historic Maitland-built ship

Just past noon on Saturday, the five-metre-plus replica of the William D. Lawrence was launched into the mouth of the Shubenacadie River.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

GlobalNews

16 9: Victim of notorious Saint John child predator shares his story

WATCH ABOVE: Bobby Hayes talks about being sexually abused by former Saint John, NB police officer Kenneth Estabrooks, and the damage done to dozens of his friends.

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Related Topix: Canada, Family, Kids

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Marine News

Green Marine, ACPA Partner to Reduce Environmental Footprint

Green Marine and the Association of Canadian Port Authorities have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the goal of jointly expanding efforts to reduce the marine industry's environmental footprint and encourage the industry to continuously improve its environmental performance.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Lebanon

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Common Dreams

Where Oil Meets Water: Energy East an unacceptable risk to waterways

Drinking water, beluga habitat, and fishing and swimming holes are all at risk if TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline is approved, says a new report.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Globe and Mail

Jobs, economy top issues of New Brunswick election, premier says

New Brunswick Premier David Alward and his wife Ronda arrive ahead of Alward's meeting with Lt.-Gov. Graydon Nicholas in Fredericton, N.B., on Monday, August 18, 2014.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

GlobalNews

Pilot who died in N.B. air ambulance crash identified as plane's owner

The company that operates the New Brunswick air ambulance that crashed Saturday on Grand Manan island has identified the pilot who died as the firm's owner Klaus Sonnenberg.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

CBC News

Port Saint John gets 'smart' weather buoy

Port Saint John is getting a new "smart" weather buoy in response to increased traffic in the port, officials announced at the port on Friday.

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Ctl.ca

Canada and New Brunswick and partners launch the SmartATLANTIC buoy project in Saint John

The federal government, the province of New Brunswick and several other project partners today announced funding for SmartATLANTIC Saint John buoy project to help improve the efficiency, safety and environmental stewardship of marine transportation in the Bay of Fundy.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Manawatu Standard

St John buildings not up to standard

Fourteen more buildings have been added to the Palmerston North City Council's list of earthquake-prone buildings, bringing the tally to 160.

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