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Membertou Newswire

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  1. LETTER: Time to create Province of Cape Breton Island is nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Cape Breton Post

    ... would benefit. We also welcome and could use the support of the Mi'kmaq grand chief, and Chief Terry Paul of Membertou, and development planned by Marty Chernin and Rankin MacSween for the Esplanade, Sydney, and other parts of Cape Breton Island. ...

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  2. Blizzard hockey program to debut this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Cape Breton Post

    Nova Scotia hockey players and Olympic silver medallists Blayre Turnbull and Jill Saulnier model the new Cape Breton Blizzard hockey program jerseys during a skills camp for female hockey players at the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre on the weekend. A group of camp attendees sit and kneel in the foreground, while the back row from left to right are: Peter McCarron of Dairy Queen, Sydney River, Rob Clemons of Dairy Queen, Grand Lake Road, Judi McCarron of Dairy Queen, Sydney River, Turnbull, Saulnier, Christina Lamey of the Cape Breton Female Hockey Committee and James Edwards of Glace Bay Minor Hockey.

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  3. Cool as a Cape Breton Zamboni driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Cape Breton Post

    There's no denying that Max Martin, driving the Zamboni, and Murray Jessome have cool jobs. The Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre employees had no trouble beating the heat on Wednesday as they tended to duties around the state-of-the-art facility that includes two ice surfaces.

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  4. NHL and QMJHL alumni on the ice to support cancer research this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Cape Breton Post

    Swift Current Broncos' Josh Anderson tries to stop Acadie-Bathurst Titan's Mitchell Balmas from getting a shot on Broncos goaltender Stuart Skinner during second period Memorial Cup action in Regina on Saturday, May, 19, 2018. Balmas will be on the ice this weekend as part of the Because You Care Cup hockey tournament in Membertou.

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  5. This week in Nova Scotia history July 30 - August 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... patron saint and beloved grandmother since 1629-30. It was also the 400 years since the baptism of Mi'kmaq Chief Membertou in 1610. Potlotek is a sacred site for the Mi'kmaw because it holds significant historical and cultural meanings above and ...

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  6. Cape Breton Mi'kmaq chiefs laud Bellegarde re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Cape Breton Post

    ... is a huge thing. I believe they're attempting to create a better quality of life for all First Nations people." "Membertou and Millbrook are easy to spot. But there are others, such as Glooscap Landing where there's been amazing multimillion-dollar ...

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  7. Benefits of immigration focus of free session in MembertouRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Cape Breton Post

    Nova Scotia Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab will be on hand at a free information session in Membertou next week on the benefits and opportunities of immigration in the province. The event will take place in the multipurpose room at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre from 3-5 p.m. on Monday.

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  8. Barra MacNeils book Maritime shows for September and OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Barra MacNeils bring music from their new album On the Bright Side to Maritime venues. Shows start Sept. 27 at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre, followed by Pictou's deCoste Centre on Sept. 29 and Halifax's Spatz Theatre on Sept. 30. After ...

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  9. Sydney Ribfest draws over 33,000 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Cape Breton Post

    ... to our sponsors who offered their support both to the event and to our community. "With the help of Destination Membertou, Nova Scotia Lands, the CBRM and many local and national sponsors, this event just keeps getting better." Chief executive ...

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  10. Fishermen's group grateful DFO lays charge stemming from lobster raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | CBC News

    ... the market for poached lobsters, you take away the problem. It's just that simple." Following the protest, Membertou First Nation Chief Terry Paul said the federal government had to define and deliver on the 1999 Supreme Court of Canada ...

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  11. Senator breaks tradition, opens local office in MembertouRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | CBC News

    Sen. Dan Christmas is proud of the sign outside his new office on Churchill Drive in Membertou, N.S. It's in the Mi'kmaw language, but there's no mistaking what it says. The sign over an office in a strip mall in Membertou, N.S., is written in Mi'kmaw, but there's no doubt it belongs to a Canadian senator.

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  12. Canada Day about celebrating the way we care for each other, says Annapolis County wardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Amherst Daily News

    Celebrating Canada Day is celebrating each other and the way we've decided to care for each other, said Annapolis County Warden Timothy Habinski at celebrations at Jubilee Park beside the Annapolis River in Bridgetown July 1. Habinski followed comments Premier Stephen McNeil and West Nova MP Colin Fraser had made just minutes earlier about the blessing of living in Canada and the peace and friendship Membertou and the Mi'kmaq had shown French settlers in 1604 at Port-Royal. "When you look over the Annapolis River, that was the mode of transportation 400 years ago when Champlain was greeted by Membertou," said McNeil.

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  13. Task force probes post-coal effect on workers, communities in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | CBC News

    ... of skills, Sidebottom said. The federal task force is holding a public meeting Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. Hassan Yussuff is president of the Canadian Labour Congress and co-chair of the Task Force on Just ...

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  14. Wagmatcook celebrates grand opening of courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | Cape Breton Post

    ... also responds to Calls to Action outlined in the 2015 report by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The late Membertou man was sentenced to life in prison at age 17 for a murder he didn't commit. "I can never imagine having suffered what your ...

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  15. Tom Urbaniak: Is democracy dying - " in Canada and beyond?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Cape Breton Post

    ... with Gabarus. I've observed it as part of St. Mary's Polish Parish in Whitney Pier. We have all seen it happen in Membertou. We're seeing it now in other First Nation communities and with organizations like Glace Bay's #bayitforward. If Cape Breton ...

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  16. Wapikoni Cinema on Wheels returning for second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... events. Nova Scotia July 9: Bear River July 10: Acadia July 16: Millbrook July 20: Potlotek First Nation July 23: Membertou July 25: Eskasoni July 27: We'koqma'q First Nation

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  17. Membertou Boxing Club ready to go Toe-to-Toe SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Cape Breton Post

    Jonathan Sinclair spars at the Membertou Boxing Club on Monday as he prepares to compete at Toe-to-Toe on Saturday night. He is one of eight host boxers set to compete on the 12-fight card at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre.

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  18. Doctors Nova Scotia has a new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Truro Daily News

    The new president of Doctors Nova Scotia was installed during the association's annual conference held Friday and Saturday at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. Dr. Tim Holland graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 2011 and completed his family medicine residency in 2013.

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  19. Doctors Nova Scotia as a new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Cape Breton Post

    The new president of Doctors Nova Scotia was installed during the association's annual conference held Friday and Saturday at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. Dr. Tim Holland graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 2011 and completed his family medicine residency in 2013.

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  20. Tim Holland installed as Doctors Nova Scotia's president during annual conference in Cape BretonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Cape Breton Post

    The new president of Doctors Nova Scotia was installed during the association's annual conference held Friday and Saturday at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. Doctor Tim Holland graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 2011 and completed his family medicine residency in 2013.

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