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  1. Christmas tail: Europe deal could slow yuletide lobster bizRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    A trade deal between Canada and the European Union could amount to a lump of coal for the U.S. at Christmastime. The Christmas season is typically a busy time of year for American seafood exporters, as the type of lobster that is native to North America is popular in some European countries around the holiday.

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  2. Solution being sought as U.S. Customs required upgrades in Portland put Cat ferry service at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    YARMOUTH, N.S. There are rough waters for the ferry service between Yarmouth, N.S. and Portland, Maine, with the issue of customs services on the U.S. side threatening the future of the service as early as next season. The discussion on the need for upgraded facilities at the Ocean Gateway terminal in Portland have been ongoing since 2014.

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  3. Bay Ferries modifies service slightly while assessing engine problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    A spokesperson for Bay Ferries says engine manufacturer MTU "responded immediately and has been working diligently" with the company to assess a problem with one of the four main engines of the Cat ferry, and to identify options to get the engine back into working order. "On June 28, Bay Ferries crew identified a failure in the Cat's starboard outer main engine," said Rhonda Latter, manager, human resources and corporate services.

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  4. Southwest Nova Scotia: A summer camp destination for cycling groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    A group of American cyclists taking part in a summer camp program are on a two-week cycling adventure in Southwest Nova Scotia. The 11 teenagers and their two leaders arrived in Digby, their starting point, June 26 and on Wednesday began cycling to Annapolis and down Rte 8 to Kejimkujik National Park for a two-day stay to hike and swim.

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  5. Peacekeeping mission must start with exit strategy, military officials warnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    Military officials warned in an internal paper last summer that planning for any peacekeeping mission must start with an exit strategy. The paper notes that while countries like Canada often want to make short-term contributions to UN missions, there is often "significant pressure" to stay longer than expected.

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  6. Kazoo, Kaos, Karma: winning names in RCMP 'Name the Puppy' contestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    The RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre in Alberta received close to 21,000 entries in their contest to name the first 13 German shepherd puppies to be born at the centre this year. The 13 winners - one from each province and territory - will each receive a 8 by 10-inch laminated photo of the puppy they named, a plush dog called Justice and an official RCMP baseball cap.

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  7. Harper taking a back seat to Ambrose, successor at Tory leadership conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    Conservative party officials say former leader and prime minister Stephen Harper is not expected at this month's leadership convention. One official says that's because Harper, who spent 12 years as the inaugural leader of the united Conservative party, wants to pass the torch.

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  8. Four men found guilty in Toronto cafe killingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    Four men accused of arranging a brazen daytime killing at a crowded Toronto cafe as part of a feud among drug traffickers have been found guilty on all charges. Nicola Nero, Martino Caputo, Rabih Alkhalil and Dean Wiwchar had all pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

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  9. UN agency wants Trudeau to push G7 on unaccompanied refugee childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    The United Nations children's agency is urging Justin Trudeau to press his fellow G7 leaders to do more to help vulnerable and isolated refugee children who face rampant sexual and physical abuse. A senior UNICEF official wants the prime minister to push for progress on a serious aspect of the global refugee crisis - children travelling alone without adult supervision - while in Sicily later this month for the G7 summit.

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  10. Anti-abortion flag causes stir in Ottawa after being raised at city hallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    A flag honouring an anti-abortion movement caused a stir in the country's capital after it was raised at Ottawa City Hall. The city proclaimed Thursday "March for Life Day," a declaration that has been made in past years - but city councillors said the anti-abortion group's flag was flow at city hall as part of that proclamation for the first time.

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  11. Nova Scotia to Maine ferry service: Where do the political parties stand?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    So where do the political parties stand when it come to the ferry service that sails between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Portland, Maine? We asked the three main political parties this question. Here are their responses, listed in alphabetical order acccording to the party.

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  12. A look at some of the major issues in Nova Scotia's election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Cape Breton Post

    Balanced Books: The Liberals will portray themselves as good fiscal managers, having balanced the books in the last two years of their mandate and at a time when some governments in Atlantic Canada are running massive deficits. The Progressive Conservatives will counter that the government has done little to grow the economy by way of tax cuts for businesses.

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