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  1. 'A giant step forward': new $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond to enter circulationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Penticton Herald

    ... On Nov. 8, 1946, Desmond was arrested after refusing to leave a whites-only section of the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, N.S., in an incident that has since become one of the most high-profile cases of racial discrimination in Canadian history. ...

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  2. Sarah Svendsen to present recital, workshop in CharlottetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Guardian

    ... of 'kid-friendly' music, allowing time for hands-on experience at the organ console. Svendsen, who is from New Glasgow, N.S., is a graduate of the Yale School of Music, a past laureate of the RCCO National Organ Playing Competition and soloist with ...

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  3. Just in time: Viola's Place in New Glasgow is holding hundreds of winter coats for those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The News

    Tammy MacLaren and Brian Bowden of the Viola's Place Society holding up 3 of the hundreds of donated winter coats. - Brendan Ahern "There's no reason why anyone should be cold this winter," says Tammy MacLaren, vice-chair of Viola's Place shelter on Marsh St. New Glasgow.

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  4. 'I was stunned': Employees of recently closed New Glasgow Boston Pizza still owed wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | The News

    ... Inc. had its status reinstated each time. However, the company's status was still revoked at the time that the New Glasgow Boston Pizza was being constructed and employees being trained. According to employees, problems began to arise shortly after ...

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  5. New Glasgow Santa Claus Parade set for Dec. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The News

    Santa Claus is expected to return to New Glasgow on Dec. 8 for the annual New Glasgow Fire and Rescue Santa Claus Parade. - Contributed Get your marker out and circle the date on your calendar.

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  6. Canada's new $10 bill to be launched into circulation in WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | CBC News

    ... rights and freedoms for Indigenous people. On Nov. 8, 1946, Desmond took in a movie at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow while her car was getting fixed. When she refused to leave the whites-only section on the main level of the theatre, Desmond, ...

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  7. Car collision, fire temporarily closes East River Road in New GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Truro Daily News

    East River Road in New Glasgow was temporarily closed Tuesday evening Nov. 13 as a result of a two-vehicle collision which resulted in one car catching fire. Const.

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  8. Fiery crash in New Glasgow shuts down section of major roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | GlobalNews

    A main road in New Glasgow, N.S., was forced to close for an hour Tuesday night following a fiery two-vehicle crash. New Glasgow Regional Police say the crash along East River Road, in front of the Aberdeen Hospital, was reported around 4:45 p.m. Both drivers and the three passengers in the SUV were uninjured, according to police, but the Volkswagen sustained significant damage after catching fire.

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  9. Canada to put into circulation new $10 note with first black womanRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Eddy Lok TORONTO, Nov 13 -- Next week, Canada will put into circulation its new $10 currency note featuring a black woman who challenged racial segregation and decades old story of human rights violation that this North American country is today relentlessly pursuing efforts to put a stop to, if not, prevent them. The new note carries the story of Viola Desmond, a successful, beautiful black woman who was forcibly removed from her seat at a New Glasgow cinema in Nova Scotia and thrown into jail and fined for being in a whites-only place.

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  10. In the news today, Nov. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... in a week, just over 72 years after she was ousted from the whites-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow, N.S. The civil rights pioneer and businesswoman is the first Canadian woman to be featured on a regularly circulating banknote, which ...

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  11. $10 Canadian bill featuring Viola Desmond goes into circulation next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | GlobalNews

    A new $10 banknote featuring Viola Desmond's portrait will go into circulation in a week, just over 72 years after she was ousted from the whites-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow, N.S. The civil rights pioneer and businesswoman is the first Canadian woman to be featured on a regularly circulating banknote, which will also show a map of Halifax's historic north end, home to one of Canada's oldest black communities and the site where Desmond opened her first salon. Irvine Carvery, a prominent member of Halifax's north end and a former school board chair, said he's excited that the bill will pay tribute to her, describing the inclusion of a black woman on the note as "a historic moment."

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  12. Viola Desmond banknote set to go into circulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | CBC News

    ... in a week, just over 72 years after she was ousted from the whites-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow, N.S. The new bill will also feature a map of Halifax's historic north end, home to one of Canada's oldest black communities ...

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  13. Mechanical pets give memory care residents at Glen Haven Manor comfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | The News

    ... comfort to memory care residents and are being enjoyed by many residents and staff alike. - Kimberly Dickson NEW GLASGOW, NS Glen Haven Manor in New Glasgow has several new additions to the facility that are creating an overwhelmingly positive ...

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  14. How New Glasgow's crest ended up on a Lancaster bomberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | The News

    NEW GLASGOW Each year on Remembrance Day, Canadians gather at their local cenotaph to remember those who died in their country's service and to honour those who served. It's also a time to remember those who served the war effort at home.

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  15. New Glasgow veteran finds support for PTSD, diabetes from dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Truro Daily News

    ... has been trained to help Wray with PTSD, mobility and to remind him when his blood sugar is low. - Adam MacInnis New Glasgow resident Ron Wray suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from his time in the military, has severe arthritis which ...

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  16. The First World War united these Canadians by service and sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | MacLeans

    ... forms, is unknown. He had been in the country long enough to make at least one acquaintance, a J.M. McMillan of New Glasgow, N.S., who was to receive

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  17. It's only going to get better:' French duo help Wildcats get back on winning sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Nova News Now

    ... next two games are coming up on the road. On Nov. 8, the team visits the Pictou County Weeks Crushers in New Glasgow. The next night, Valley travels to Yarmouth for another match against the league-leading Mariners. Valley currently sits fifth in ...

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  18. Gallant leads Crushers to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Journal-Pioneer

    Evan Gallant of Abram-Village is in his first season with the Pictou County Crushers of the MHL . - Contributed NEW GLASGOW, N.S. Evan Gallant of Abram-Village led the Pictou County Crushers to a 5-4 victory over the Valley Wildcats in the MHL on Thursday night.

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  19. Five decades and countingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Prince George Citizen

    ... Sponagle comes directly from his full-time job as an autobody mechanic to teach the sport he grew up loving in New Glasgow, N.S. He's the mentor for a group of about 20 boxers aged 14-35. Most come for their nightly workouts to reap the fitness ...

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  20. As bombs rained down around them, Pictou County woman's parents fell in loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The News

    Clyde Macdonald, right, along with Art and Hazel Palmer, owners of Palmer Photo and Framing have compiled artifacts commemorating Canada's involvement in the First and Second World War in the window of the Palmers' New Glasgow business. Included are some medals from a relative of Macdonald's who fought in the war as well as medals that Hazel Palmer's father earned.

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