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  1. Temporary Foodland store to open in Minto, N.B. after fire destroyed original shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | GlobalNews

    Sobeys has confirmed they will be opening a temporary Foodland store in Minto, N.B. after the community lost their original store earlier this month. The Main St. store was brought to the ground by fire in the morning hours of June 5. Foodland had been in Minto for at least 10 years, according to a resident who spoke with Global News after the fire.

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  2. New Brunswick community comes together after fire destroys village's only grocery storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | GlobalNews

    WATCH ABOVE: Residents in the village of Minto are working together to find ways to ensure everyone in the village has access to fresh food after a fire destroyed the community's only grocery store on Monday. Global's Adrienne South reports.

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  3. Declining school enrolment will continue, says provincial governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | CBC News

    ... area of the province that has seen the largest overall population decline. Premier Brian Gallant speaks to students at Minto Elementary School before announcing the school would be one of six to have early French Immersion in September. (MIchel ...

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  4. 6 more schools to offer early French immersion this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | CBC News

    Premier Brian Gallant says the new Grade 1 program includes a stronger literacy focus with an emphasis on oral language and will include authentic French-language experiences. Early French immersion will be offered at six additional schools in September, Premier Brian Gallant announced in Minto on Thursday.

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  5. New children's book latest project of Stonehammer geoparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | CBC News

    ... The book, which Forsythe says took a lot of research, includes fun facts on every page. For instance in 1639, Minto was the site of the first coal mine in Canada. Forsythe has written many magazine articles about Stonehammer but said this is the ...

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  6. OUTa SOFa STHEa SHACK:a SWooley has a national masters title in her sightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Minto's Gwen Wooley and her Morden-based curling team will try to win a Canadian masters women's curling championship next week in Guelph, Ont. Gwen Wooley will get her second chance in a three-week span when the Canadian masters women's event begins Monday and runs until April 9 in Guelph, Ont.

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  7. 'Nothing stays the same': Minto man hopeful, terrified as fibreglass plant closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | CBC News

    ... on Jan. 30. They were expecting another layoff notice for RPS Composites, the last major employer in the Village of Minto. "We were shocked, we were utterly speechless," said Barton, the quality assurance inspector. "I'm talking four minutes of ...

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  8. New Brunswick cat rescue group says 'hard data' needed on cat colonies, launches surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... areas where there are stray cats will fill out the survey. When it comes to "hotspots" in the province, Knight said Minto, N.B. and Chipman, N.B. have several colonies, and said rural areas of the province are also areas with lots of feral cats. ...

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  9. Growing number of abandoned cats in New Brunswick: animal rescue groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... Last month, two municipal workers were hailed for rescuing a frozen, urine-soaked kitten from a rural snowbank in Minto. At first, they thought the cat was dead, but then its head moved. Cat Rescue spokeswoman Sue Knight said the two men warmed the ...

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  10. Animal group says there's a growing number of abandoned cats in New BrunswickRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | 680News

    ... Last month, two municipal workers were hailed for rescuing a frozen, urine-soaked kitten from a rural snowbank in Minto. At first, they thought the cat was dead, but then its head moved. Cat Rescue spokeswoman Sue Knight said the two men warmed the ...

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  11. Bikini-clad New Brunswick man plows snow on ATV, creates viral videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | GlobalNews

    A Minto, N.B. man decided to clear snow on an ATV after the Feb. 13 blizzard, while providing a weather forecast in some unconventional clothing. It's not the most conventional way to clear snow after a blizzard brought more than 40 centimetres to New Brunswick, but one Minto, N.B. man took snow plowing to almost bare bones.

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  12. Injured roof-shoveller cleared to sue for injuries from fall in 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | CBC News

    A Minto man has been disabled since an accident in 2011, when he fell through the roof of a building owned by Eastland Industries to the concrete floor about six metres below. Alan White is a Fredericton native who has been working as a journalist since 1981, mostly in New Brunswick.

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  13. These Canadian killers argued they were not criminally responsible in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    ... which a similar finding of not criminally responsible was sought in court: Fatally stabbed two elderly neighbours in Minto, N.B., in 2005 and decapitated one of them. Despres, a naturalized U.S. citizen, had crossed the border despite guards finding ...

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  14. Killers in Canada who claimed they were mentally ill, not criminally responsibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | SooToday

    ... finding of not criminally responsible was sought in court: Gregory Despres: Fatally stabbed two elderly neighbours in Minto, N.B., in 2005 and decapitated one of them. Despres, a naturalized U.S. citizen, had crossed the border despite guards ...

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  15. Minto mayor hopeful fibreglass plant jobs can be savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | CBC News

    At its peak, RPS Composites in Minto employed 40 employees. Vice-President Donald Rhodenizer said Friday, "It's a great shop and a wonderful team to work with."

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  16. Feel the Burns: communities raise a toast to Scottish poetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | CBC News

    ... the early 1800s. The province's rich Scottish heritage has been carried on in place names such as Campbellton, Elgin, Minto, Perth-Andover, Rothesay and Saint Andrews. According to the New Brunswick Scottish Cultural Association , at least five ...

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  17. Garbagemen rescue 'gorgeous little' kitten from New Brunswick snowbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Guardian

    ... rescuing a frozen, urine-soaked kitten from a rural snowbank. Leland Nason and a co-workers were collecting trash in Minto, N.B., on Tuesday when they passed what they thought was a dead cat, said Sue Knight, of CARMA Cat Rescue in Fredericton. "On ...

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  18. Garbage collectors rescue frozen, urine-soaked kitten from New Brunswick snowbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    The two garbage collectors were working when they passed what they thought was a dead cat, said an official from CARMA Cat Rescue in Fredericton. Leland Nason and a co-workers were collecting trash in Minto, N.B., on Tuesday when they passed what they thought was a dead cat, said Sue Knight, of CARMA Cat Rescue in Fredericton.

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  19. Your guide to Ottawa book events happening from Nov. 12 to Nov. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... a special and discussion of her book, Birdie; 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Carleton University, Room 2000, Bell Theatre, Minto Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and Lindberg will be on hand for ...

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  20. Minto man arrested in Omega Restaurant break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | CBC News

    ... (Shane Fowler/CBC) A 19-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a break, enter and theft at a restaurant in Minto last month. On Sept. 14, at about 1:45 a.m., a suspect broke into the Omega Restaurant on Upton Street and attempted to steal ...

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