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12 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Firewood shortage in Nova Scotia sparks rise in prices

A pooch named Phil chews on a stick in front of a pile of recently purchased firewood in the driveway of his owner's Crichton Park area home in Dartmouth on Monday. There is a provincewide shortage of firewood.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

MacLeans

Moncton's fallen honoured in RCMP memorial ceremony

Names of Constables Dave Ross, Fabrice Gevaudan and Douglas Larche were inscribed on a cenotaph, honour roll and memorial wall plaques. The caskets of Const.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Cape Breton Post

MacPherson going on tour

The tour will be in support of his sixth full-length studio recording, Fireball. The album features 10 songs that have been described as capturing "the fiery essence of rock and roll music."

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

SooToday

Newfoundland premier prepares to resign

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Tom Marshall listens to a question in Saint John, N.B. on May 26, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan ST.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

John Hammond's Suspension Bridge, Saint John, New Brunswick, c. 1884 is part of the exhibition

Two art exhibitions focusing on the park opened Thursday at the New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre in Saint John. They'll run until Jan. 4. Twenty artworks created since 1805 are featured in "Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark."

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Nor'Wester

Town of Bonavista to receive Prince of Wales prize

Nominated by Jerry Dick, director of heritage in the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, the town is being honoured for its longstanding commitment to heritage policies and programs to help preserve and celebrate its rich local heritage. has been working very closely with several groups and organizations that's doing great work for us.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

CBC News

Organized crime-related arrests in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia

RCMP and other police agencies conducted numerous simultaneous searches across southern New Brunswick on Wednesday, as part of an ongoing investigation into organized crime and drugs that now spans three provinces. RCMP and Saint John Police were among the police agencies taking part in multiple searches across southern New Brunswick Wednesday, related to possible organized crime.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

N.B. firm Innovatia gets $1m to add 100 staff in Halifax

A Saint John, N.B., technology company is getting a $959,400 payroll rebate from the Nova Scotia government to help expand its Halifax operation. Innovatia Inc. will receive the assistance if it creates up to 100 jobs over five years as part of a deal with Nova Scotia Business Inc. The agreement, announced Tuesday, requires the tech firm to add at least 15 jobs in the first year.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

GlobalNews

Ebola risk very low in New Brunswick: public health

The New Brunswick Department of Health maintains the risk of Ebola spreading in Canada is very low. But when an ill woman who had recently traveled to Africa was discovered in her Saint John hotel room unconscious, authorities did not waste any time moving in and placing the hotel under lockdown.

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CBC News

Shale gas development divides voters, CBC poll finds

Daniel McHardie has been a reporter with CBC.ca in New Brunswick since 2008. He also co-hosts the CBC political podcast Spin Reduxit.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Figurative artist Fred Ross made New Brunswick his palette

Fred Ross in his studio. Mr. Ross's studios were fascinating places, piled with paintings, Persian rugs, ballet shoes and his large rusting tuba.

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Crofs Blogs

Canada: Hilton Hotel lockdown lifted in Saint John

The lockdown at the Hilton Hotel in Saint John, N.B., has been liftedafter a woman who hadjust returned from Cameroonfell ill. Public health officials, firecrews and Ambulance New Brunswickall responded.

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CBC News

Hilton Hotel quarantine: Woman was visiting a foreign country

The Hilton Hotel in Saint John, N.B., has been quarantined after a woman who just returned from a foreign country fell ill, according to a platoon chief on scene. "As a precautionary measure we've quarantined the building for now until we can determine what the cause of her illness is," Saint John police Staff Sgt.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Benjamin holds off Rowe to earn win at Re-Max 250

Only a few hours after rain forced the postponement of the Re/Max 250 in Geary, New Brunswick, Travis Benjamin of Morrill emerged victorious among a field of 27 drivers and picked up the checkered flag on Monday, Sept.

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CBC News

Brian Gallant's Liberals hold wide lead in new CRA poll

Liberal Leader Brian Gallant is continuing to hold a lead over his political rivals less than three weeks before the Sept.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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