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  1. One hundred years ago today: the ruins of Centre BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Globe and Mail

    The Parliament Buildings in Ottawa are shown before the1916 fire. It's difficult to imagine the scale of the trauma, the wartime anxiety, the shock, the anger, that would have engulfed the nation 100 years ago when the seat of the federal government went down in flames.Seven people died that bitterly cold night on Feb. 3, 1916, when the old Centre Block burned down - the building that saw figures like Macdonald, Bowell, Tupper and Laurier pass through its halls and sit in the Dominion's first House of Commons.

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  2. Nurses demand answers to tackle violence and boost patient safetyRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The NSWNMA, together with the Health Services Union , Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation and Australian Medical Association of NSW , met with officials from the Ministry of Health in North Sydney to highlight their concerns and put forward options. Despite arranging the roundtable of health sector stakeholders, NSW Minister for Health, Jillian Skinner, did not attend today's meeting, however, Acting General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Judith Kiejda, said she was confident the Minister would be fully briefed on all the issues raised.

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  3. NSBI won't fill position based in SydneyRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    The provincial government tasked Nova Scotia Business Inc. with fostering business growth in communities across the province, and to attract companies to relocate here, as well as assist those in exporting goods and services to the world. The decision by NSBI follows the resignation a couple of months ago of Tara Milburn, who served as its director of foreign direct investment, working out of NSBI's Sydney office for the past 10 years.

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  4. Preliminary hearing on sex offences to continueRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Brian Alexander Dykens, 57, of Hillaton, near Canning, is charged with sexual assault and forced anal intercourse. The offences allegedly occurred March 11 in Glace Bay and involve a male complainant.

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  5. Rants & Raves - " Feb. 8Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    RAVE: For resolution. After nearly four years, the quest to build a war memorial at Green Cove in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park is over.

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  6. Sit in the pew at our perilRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Take, for instance, the ongoing discussions surrounding the planned start up of the Donkin Mine, and the transport of Alberta bitumen to Canada's east coast via the TransCanada Energy East Pipeline. The common denominator? Our deeply rooted approach to how we, as a nation, exploit our natural resources.

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  7. 16th annual Ice Jam brings variety of music to Sydney MinesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Featuring six local bands, the event takes place Sunday at the Sydney Mines Royal Legion and is hosted by the Johnny Miles Community Festival Society and the legion. "The added bonus this year is that it's on Valentine's Day," said society volunteer Merdina Bond.

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  8. Tenant of New Waterford apartment describes terrifying ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    One of the 15 tenants left homeless following a fire in an apartment complex Saturday described the ordeal as terrifying. "We were only out of there five minutes when the flames went up the side of the building and right across the roof.

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  9. Additional shifts added to laundry production at Northside hospitalRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Northside General Hospital continues to adjust to the impact of a fire in its laundry late last week. Around 4:30 a.m., Friday there was a fire in the small dryer room in the hospital's laundry, which is attached to the main building.

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  10. Rock quarry permit sought in Victoria CountyRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Zutphen Contractors in Port Hood is applying to Nova Scotia Environment to operate a rock quarry in New Haven, Victoria County. He said there is a defined process required with this type of application, adding that community consultation is an important part of that process.

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  11. 'I miss her,' says daughter of woman killed in Lingan fireRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Adrianna Reichard, right, of Shubenacadie, and her brother Dahlen Reichard, now of Dartmouth, are shown in a family photo with their mother, the late Donna Mae Hannaford, in the late 1990s. Adrianna said they are appealing to the public for help finding answers after her mother's body was found in the house her and her boyfriend were renting at 911 Lingan Rd., Sydney, on Jan. 19, 2015, following a suspicious fire that broke out in the house at about 3 a.m. Doug Mackenzie, centre, with the fire marshal's office, is shown in this file photo working with investigators sifting through debris at the scene of a suspicous fire at 911 Lingan Rd., on Jan. 19, 2015.

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  12. Annual Rotary Trip Draw Dance and Silent Auction on Feb. 13 will be final one for New Waterford clubRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Shown above is a photo from the old Columbian Balls that the New Waterford Rotary Club held at one time in the community, which were elaborate and elegant affairs. Some club members say, with this being the last year for the annual Trip Draw Dance event for the club, an idea discussed has been to revive the Columbian Balls, even every second year or so.

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  13. Glace Bay woman ordered back in court in AprilRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    A Glace Bay woman is to return to provincial court April for an update on charges involving a weapon and breaching a court order.

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  14. Plea dates assigned to three men in theft caseRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Charges of break and enter, theft, and possession of stolen property against 70-year-old Donald Gordon MacDonald, of Reserve Mines, have been referred to restorative justice. Jason David MacDonald, 41, of Sydney Mines, and Kenneth Roy MacNeil, 72, of Port Morien, were each assigned plea dates Monday.

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  15. Plea set for Sydney Mines man on drug chargesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Brian Daniel MacDougall, 53, of Ocean Street, is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking in cocaine and two counts of breaching court orders. The offences allegedly occurred in October in Sydney Mines.

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  16. Crews work to dismantle what's left of New Waterford apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cape Breton Post

    Employees of Greg MacIntyre Trucking and Backhoe were clearing debris from the former apartment complex at 3430 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, Monday morning. The building which was destroyed in a fire early Saturday morning.

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  17. Host Breton Education Centre Bears go 6-0 to win 'marathon' sports eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    More than 1,200 fans packed the Breton Education Centre gym Saturday as the host Bears won the New Waterford Coal Bowl Classic for just the second time in the storied high school basketball tournament's 35-year history. "Oh, a bunch of fans and millions of pictures," the Bears' Nolan Campbell said of the post-game celebration.

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  18. Schools, flights disrupted as province braces for stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    There has been a slew of cancellations as the province braces for a blizzard that is expected to bring up to 24 hours of snow and windy conditions. Most of the mainland and Cape Breton are under a blizzard warning with snow expected to start in some parts of the province Monday morning.

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  19. Forced council mergers will see locals losing outRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    The state government, in expensive, taxpayer-funded ads, claims the local government reform process now reaching its conclusion is all about better services for our communities. The government has not provided sufficient evidence to support these claims.

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  20. Bearcats major bantams split weekend gamesRead the original story

    Sunday | Truro Daily News

    The Truro Major Bantam Bearcats got back in the win column on Sunday after a pair of losses earlier in the week. The 'Cats skated to a 4-1 win over the Western Hurricanes, led by two-goal performances from Gavin Hart and Riley MacInnis.

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