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  1. No way out: Recent gas leak highlights Cote Saint-Luc's need for Cavendish ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBC News

    ... train companies. The best solution, most say, would be a third exit to the north, heading to Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough and the Town of Mount Royal, but the so-called Cavendish Extension has been firmly anchored in the discussion phase ...

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  2. Montreal looking for answers after string of accidents involving pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | 680News

    A string of serious accidents involving pedestrians in Montreal has public officials and residents rethinking how to keep citizens safe in Canada's biggest cities. At least two people were killed and two others injured in separate road accidents over a three day period last week, including an 87-year-old woman struck and killed while crossing a street in the St-Laurent borough.

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  3. Immigrants plead with Quebec politicians to calm their heated rhetoric over languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | 680News

    Along Montreal's Saint-Laurent Boulevard are rows of greystone and red-bricked buildings dating from the early 20th century, many of which used to house businesses owned by first-generation Jewish immigrants who didn't speak French very well. Steve Schreter's clothing store - opened by a relative in 1928 - is one of the few from that time period remaining on the city's famous strip.

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  4. Breaking the IceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Ctl.ca

    Whatever the reasons for global warming, the reality is that the mountains of ice and snow that once made travel into and across Northern Canada the stuff of lore are fast receding. But does the advent of ice-free waterways and a few new transportation infrastructure projects in the region mean Canada is on the cusp of a golden age of shipping into and around the Great White North? Not unless and until there is a sea change in Canadian attitudes and investments toward the North, say experts in the field, including top executives with two Canadian shipping companies that predominate the movement of people and goods in the region.

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  5. COMMENTARY: Canada's Arctic response needs improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The Chronicle Herald

    Russian icebreaker Akademik Ioffe, which ran aground in the Arctic, provides a good case study for the problems with Canada's response capabilities in the region. The Russian icebreaker Akademik Ioffe ran aground Aug. 24 in the Gulf of Boothia, west of the northernmost portion of Baffin Island.

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  6. Injured Inuit hunters huddled for 3 days after polar bear killed friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    Two injured Inuit hunters huddled for three days with the body of their friend who was killed by a polar bear, four other bears circling their camp. "They had to sit tight," said Rob Hedley, administrator for the hamlet of Naujaat, Nunavut, where the hunters were from.

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  7. Details emerge on polar bear death: Hunters huddled as bears circledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Vancouver Courier

    A polar bear is shown near Churchill, Man., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007. Two injured Inuit hunters huddled for three days with the body of their friend who was killed by a polar bear, while at least four other bears circled their camp.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward Two injured Inuit hunters huddled for three days with the body of their friend who was killed by a polar bear, four other bears circling their camp.

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  8. Injured hunters huddled for 3 days after deadly Nunavut polar bear attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | CBC News

    A mother bear and her cub near Churchill, Man. A man from Naujaat, Nunavut, was killed after a polar bear and cub attacked him, according to the community's mayor.

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  9. Nordstrom builds on Canadian focus with first national ad campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | DigiDay

    The Canadian campaign will encompass digital ads, TV, YouTube, out-of-home placements , social media, the local e-commerce site, Nordstrom.ca, and TV. Scott Meden, Nordstrom's CMO, said the company recently upped its overall TV spend, but declined to specify the rate of increase.

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  10. Concerns grow about grey water in Canada's Arctic, as reports shows it could double by 2035Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | National Post

    The study commissioned by World Wildlife Fund Canada says laws around drainage from sinks, laundry machines, bath tubs, shower stalls and dishwashers urgently need to be tightened Nigel Greenwood, assistant ice navigator, looks out at the ice from the bridge while standing watch overnight aboard the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica as it traverses the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago on July 21, 2017. INUVIK, N.W.T. - A traditional hunter in the Northwest Territories says he used to welcome the cruise ships coming into the Beaufort Sea in Canada's Arctic.

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  11. Hydro Qu Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Electric Energy Online

    Hydro-Quebec and the Apuiat wind farm project's partners, i.e. Societe en commandite Apuiat, formed by participating Innu communities, and Boralex Inc., have announced that discussions held over the last few days were fruitful and led to the finalization of the negotiations regarding the 200 MW Apuiat wind farm project. The negotiations resulted in an agreed version of a power purchase agreement.

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  12. Cleaning up Interlake communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Selkirk Journal

    Once we throw things out, they simply go 'away' to be buried in a landfill, never to be seen again. As waste and pollution issues take precedence, businesses and individuals are looking for alternative ways to package, consume, and properly dispose of their products.

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  13. Summer Suds: Source your Annapolis Valley craft beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Nova News Now

    Total beer sales in Nova Scotia increased from around 599,000 hectolitres in 1993 to around 622,000 in 2016, and during that same time span, craft beer sales grew from nearly zero to nearly 33,000 hectolitres. - Sara Ericsson Annapolis Brewing Company Founded Oct. 1, 2017, by Paul St Laurent and Danny McClair, who decided, after a few years of homebrewing together out of a passion for good beer and positive feedback from friends and family, to bring their beer to the craft beer drinkers of Nova Scotia.

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  14. Deep Cove rallies around displaced seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | North Shore News

    Lions Manor residents Irene Gyselinck, Heather Mclachlan, Stephanie Alexandra and Sharon St. Laurent are struggling to find a new place to live after their complex caught fire in late July. photo Lisa King, Deep Cove Crier Lions Manor resident Heather Mclachlan holds a few curlers recovered from her suite, but no heating device was found.

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  15. New Saint-Laurent book exchange box promotes reading, no matter the languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | CBC News

    In one of Quebec's most diverse boroughs, a new book-box initiative is helping refugee parents read to their children in both their mother tongue and in English or French, even if they can't yet speak those languages. Whether it be in Tamil, Arabic or English, the books are meant to help refugee parents read to their kids Sabah Meziane, a PhD student in speech therapy, is behind a new initiative in Saint-Laurent, which involves a box filled with picture books in different languages.

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  16. Leonard Cohen turned this Montreal francophone into a champion of Jewish cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The Times of Israel

    Despite being raised Catholic, scholar and writer Chantal Ringuet even learned Yiddish in order to make her city's rich heritage available to fellow French Canadians Leonard Cohen performing during the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2009 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, April 17, 2009. MONTREAL - Israel, Jews and Jewish culture were far removed from Chantal Ringuet's reality as she grew up an only child in a French-speaking Catholic family in Quebec City.

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  17. Coast Guard ship Samuel Risley departs for its first-ever Arctic missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Manitoulin Expositor

    CCGS Samuel Risley departs the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec City for its maiden Arctic voyage. Destination: Thule Greenland.

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  18. 1-stop hub aims to help families facing homelessness in CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | CBC News

    Beginning in August, a family-sector hub will operate from a central location in the downtown core, providing vulnerable families with a single stop to access services and explore alternatives before homelessness hits. The initiative is being spearheaded by several agencies, including Inn from the Cold, Aspen Family and Community Network Society, Children's Cottage, Center for Newcomers, Elizabeth Fry Society, and Sonshine Community Services.

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  19. Hundreds of Arctic glaciers shrinking, disappearing into 'city of icebergs,' study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | CBC News

    Ice floats in Slidre Fjord outside the Eureka weather station on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, on July 24, 2006. New research finds that hundreds of glaciers in Canada's High Arctic are shrinking and that many are likely fated to disappear.

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  20. Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley departs for its first-ever ArcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Manitoulin Expositor

    July 12 2018 - CCGS Samuel Risley departs the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec City for its maiden Arctic voyage. Destination: Thule Greenland.

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