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  1. Sobeys withdraws appeal of discrimination decision as company faces boycottsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | 680News

    ... A Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission independent board of inquiry determined last year that staff at a store in Tantallon, N.S., discriminated against Andrella David in May 2009 after falsely accusing her of being a repeat shoplifter. Sobeys ...

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  2. Sobeys withdraws appeal of discrimination decision as company faces...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Northern Life

    ... A Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission independent board of inquiry determined last year that staff at a store in Tantallon, N.S., discriminated against Andrella David in May 2009 after falsely accusing her of being a repeat shoplifter. Sobeys ...

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  3. Sobeys to apologize, compensate Andrella David in racial profiling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Sobeys said Friday it will apologize to Andrella David, who filed a human rights complaint against the grocer in 2009 for discrimination, saying she'd been falsely accused of being a known shoplifter at a store in Tantallon. Sobeys said in a release it will also withdraw its appeal of the August 2015 human rights commission decision, which found there was no evidence David had tried to steal anything from the store and concluded racial profiling was a factor in the confrontation.

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  4. Sobeys boycott to be expanded as grocer drops appeal of racism rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... reached with the human rights commission. The commission found that in 2009, an employee at the company's store in Tantallon confronted Andrella David while she was in line waiting to pay for items and accused her of being a known shoplifter. A ...

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  5. 20-year-old sent to hospital after truck crashes into lake north of Upper TantallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    Police say the crash happened Thursday morning at Sandy Lake, off Hiking Trail Road near Upper Tantallon. A 20-year-old man was sent to the hospital on Thursday morning after a pickup truck crashed into a lake northwest of Upper Tantallon, say Nova Scotia RCMP.

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  6. Glavine defends delay in prescription drug tracking systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Dr. Norman Buckley to review the program. This review is a result of the drug trafficking charges against a Tantallon doctor earlier this year," he wrote in an email, referring to Jones, who was charged with trafficking Oxyneo and Oxycodone in ...

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  7. Sobeys faces boycott in Nova Scotia over racial discrimination against black shopperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | National Post

    ... A Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission independent board of inquiry determined last year that staff at a store in Tantallon, N.S., discriminated against Andrella David in May 2009 after falsely accusing her of being a repeat shoplifter. Sobeys ...

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  8. Sobeys to pull human rights decision appeal, faces boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | MacLeans

    ... A Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission independent board of inquiry determined last year that staff at a store in Tantallon, N.S., discriminated against Andrella David in May 2009 after falsely accusing her of being a repeat shoplifter. Sobeys ...

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  9. Sobeys likely to withdraw appeal of discrimination decision, facing boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Squamish Chief

    ... A Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission independent board of inquiry determined last year that staff at a store in Tantallon, N.S., discriminated against Andrella David in May 2009 after falsely accusing her of being a repeat shoplifter. Sobeys ...

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    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... the 2009 false accusation that Andrella David was a repeat shoplifter was a discriminatory act by the staff at the Tantallon Sobeys store. They ordered Sobeys Group Inc. of Stellarton to pay her $21,000 and provide a written apology. Staff were also ...

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  11. Sobeys boycott urged by Baptist group after grocer appeals racism rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | CBC News

    ... used racial profiling to target a black customer. The racial profiling incident at the grocery store chain's Tantallon store in 2009 wasn't isolated, said Rev. Lennett Anderson, the vice moderator of the African United Baptist Association of Nova ...

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  12. Government investing millions to support booming bike business across N.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... she said. The Nova Scotia bike rental and cycling tour industry does have its isolated rough spots. In Upper Tantallon, the Train Station Bike & Bean Cafe saw its bike rentals droop last week as the St. Margaret's Rails to Trails system was shut ...

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  13. Voice of the People - August 17, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... luxurious, drive, let's take a closer look at his calculation. A daily commuter would pay $3.50 on the drive to Tantallon and the same on the drive back, five days a week, 50 weeks a year, for an annual fee of $1,750. I can think of no one willing ...

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  14. OPINION: $3.50 for 30 years of safer driving? A heck of a dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... will be twinned. Let's take these considerations into account and see what the break-even toll would be for the Tantallon-Bridgewater scheme. That route has forecast annual traffic of around 250 million vehicle kilometres of travel on a 68 km ...

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  15. N.S. hauls in 10 medals at Legion nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | The Chronicle Herald

    Nova Scotians hopped, skipped and jumped to the medal podium 10 times at the Royal Canadian Legion national youth track and field championships, which ran last weekend in Ste-Therese and Blainville, Que. Tantallon resident Adam Farmer's golden performance in the decathlon capped a Bluenose medal haul that included five silver and four bronze.

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  16. Firefighters hold fun run for family whose home burned after lightning hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | CBC News

    ... I just thought it would be a really great idea to do a run. I'm a runner myself and I have a running group in Tantallon," she said. At least 35 runners registered for the 5K run, with more just showing up and paying their fee to participate. The ...

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  17. 'My shorts were blown to pieces': Softball player survives lightning strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | CBC News

    ... no more than minor burns. Amber Palmer and her women's softball team - the TBR Thunder - were at a field in Upper Tantallon when a storm rolled in. "What happened was, I was locking up the canteen," Palmer said. "We were having a fundraiser at the ...

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  18. Proposed highway tolls could hit commuters hard, advocacy group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... factors included traffic volumes, said Audrey Muir, project manager for CBCL. A section of Highway 103 between Tantallon and Bridgewater is at the top of the list, followed by a stretch of Highway 101 just west of Windsor. Highway 103 had the ...

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  19. QMJHL goaltender Marchand among nine St. F.X. recruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    Fresh from the Colorado Avalanche development camp last week and a Memorial Cup run this spring, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies goaltender Chase Marchand of Upper Tantallon plans to return home to Nova Scotia to play university hockey with the St. Francis Xavier X-Men. Marchand, whose Huskies lost in overtime to the London Knights in the Memorial Cup final at Red Deer, Alta., is among nine commitments St. F.X. coach Brad Peddle announced Thursday in an X-Men recruiting class that's deep in quantity and quality.

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  20. Twinning some Nova Scotia highways could cost at least $2B: feasibility studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... of the twinned highways," said Audrey Muir, project manager for CBCL. A section of Highway 103 between Tantallon and Bridgewater is top of the list, followed by a section of Highway 101 from Windsor running west. "The cost estimates range from ...

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