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  1. Kentville area second highest in province for child poverty: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nova News Now

    ... The latest report points out that the child poverty rate varies by geographical area, showing the lowest rate in Halifax. Statistics for Cape Breton show one in three children (32.6 per cent) are living below the poverty rate. Rates in Kentville ...

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  2. To give permanent residents a voice, let them voteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Valerie Payn, president and CEO of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, endorses Halifax Mayor Mike Savage's proposal to allow permanent residents to vote in municipal elections. Last August, Halifax Mayor Mike Savage took to this newspaper to make his case for why immigrants with permanent resident status should be allowed to vote in Halifax's municipal elections.

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  3. EDITORIAL: Finding jobs for immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... newcomers to the province. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff) The plight of Sataneeh Al Rousan, a mother of two who arrived in Halifax from Jordan four years ago, is a familiar one in Nova Scotia. Ms. Al Rousan, an experienced, well educated public ...

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  4. 2 Dems open to 'spotters' helping to fight ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Politico

    ... is probably appropriate," said Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.). Kaine and Schiff spoke to POLITICO on the sidelines of the Halifax International Security Forum held in Canada over the weekend, which was attended by a large Congressional delegation and where ...

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  5. Discussions not merely war focusedRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The News

    Justice Minister Peter MacKay called for an apology from a parliamentary colleague for her comment about the Halifax International Security Forum on the weekend. But he could just as well have ignored it, since it didn't carry a lot of substance.

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  6. And you are?: Alex Vander Hoeven, Chief executive of Race RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... with the accounting firm Deloitte as a technology consultant and for the next five years was posted to projects in Halifax, San Francisco and Chicago. He returned to Ivey to earn his MBA at the Ivey School of Business. Laan and his sister Chantelle ...

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  7. 'So wrong and ugly': Father of victim speaks out about prominent...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | National Post

    ... between the time when this happened to her in November 2011 up to April 2013, that picture was spread all over the Halifax school district. Hundreds of people have it now, even today. I've never seen it, I hope I never do, but it's out there and the ...

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  8. Maritime lobster levy delayed until spring, fisheries ministers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... for the region's embattled, $1-billion lobster industry is facing more delays. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan HALIFAX - A promise from the three Maritime provinces to have a levy in place before the end of the year to support a marketing strategy ...

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  9. Ottawa pledges $200-million to aid veterans with mental health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... those suffering from operational stress injuries and fund the creation of a new assessment and treatment facility in Halifax. Veterans' advocates welcomed the funding, but remained skeptical about the seriousness of the government's support, given ...

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  10. By CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Manitoulin Expositor

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced the launch of a Canadian Phase I clinical trial for Canada's Ebola vaccine . The trial will be led by the Canadian Immunization Research Network and will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  11. Feds to invest $200 million on mental health services for militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, right, and Justice Minister Peter MacKay address the opening news conference at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax on Friday. ANDREW VAUGHAN / The Canadian Press) The federal government is committing $200 million over the next six years to improve and support the mental health of Canadian Forces members and their families, it was announced today in Halifax.

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  12. The three most important discussions at the Halifax International Security ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Globe and Mail

    Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, right, and Justice Minister Peter MacKay address the opening news conference at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax on Friday, November 21, 2014. Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, right, and Justice Minister Peter MacKay address the opening news conference at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax on Friday, November 21, 2014.

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  13. Jon Mullane's 'Any Other Way' Wins Best Music Video At The Hollywood Music In Media AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Mi2n

    ... Year at the LA Music Awards, coming up on November 12. Mullane, a rock singer/songwriter/performer who hails from Halifax, NS Canada has been making considerable strides in the US in the last year where his single, My New American Girl, broke into ...

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  14. Putin urged to leave UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Castanet.net

    Defence Minister Rob Nicholson waits for the start of the opening session at the Halifax International Security Forum on Friday, November 21, 2014.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan Defence Minister Rob Nicholson called on Russia to get out of Ukraine on Saturday, saying that what's happening there is "completely unacceptable." Speaking at the International Security Forum in Halifax, Nicholson told delegates during a panel discussion that the people of Ukraine deserve the freedom they fought for.

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  15. ISIL targets Halifax security forum with social media messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Chronicle Herald

    Rob Nicholson, Canada's minister of defence, is shown Friday during the Halifax International Security Forum. Peter Van Praagh, the forum's president, says ISIL is sending messages to participants and staff at the forum.

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  16. Press Releases: Special Presidential Envoy John Allen Travel to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | State Department

    Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL John Allen will travel to Halifax and Ottawa November 22-23. In Halifax, General Allen will attend the Halifax International Security Forum and hold bilateral meetings with coalition partner representatives and thought leaders.

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  17. Russia's actions in Ukraine 'completely unacceptable,' defence minister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBC News

    Canadian Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson called on Russia's actions in Ukraine 'completely unacceptable' at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax on Saturday. Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is calling on Russia to get out of Ukraine, saying that what's happening there is "completely unacceptable."

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  18. Nothing to fear from common defence with Americans, says Canada's defence ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Vancouver Sun

    Defence Minister Rob Nicholson addresses the opening session at the Halifax International Security Forum on Friday, November 21, 2014.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan HALIFAX - A more integrated common defence strategy with the United States isn't a threat to Canada's sovereignty, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said Friday. Nicholson said Canada has willingly entered into several bilateral arrangements, such as NATO, Norad and free trade, and Canadians understand that external and internal security threats make increased co-operation necessary.

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  19. Russian military activity around North America increasing, says NORAD commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Globe and Mail

    The U.S. General commanding NORAD says there has been a marked increase in Russian military activity in and around North America since the crisis in Crimea. "The Russian narrative has picked up in volume and stridency since Ukraine and Crimea," General Charles Jacoby said in an interview with The Globe and Mail at the Halifax International Security Forum .

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  20. Brothers recall Halifax's Gottingen Street heydayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Chronicle Herald

    The Sumarah Brothers, Roger, left, and Albert are a living link between the halcyon days of the North End and today's new hipster version. They still like to spend time their hangout on Gottingen Street in Halifax.

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