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Wednesday Apr 16 | The News

Retiring St. FX president receives praise from Canadian leaders

National leaders in education, business, and the private sector came together Tuesday night with one common interest - the importance of leadership and the profound impact of a post-secondary education makes to the future of a nation.

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Related Topix: Xavier University, Canada,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

Dartmouth General to see renos, but not unoccupied 5th floor

Health Minister Leo Glavine says the work to design the fifth floor will go ahead this year.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Star Phoenix

Thomason pushes all the right buttons on new album

If Columbus Field takes off, people will think it's the first thing Molly Thomason has ever done.

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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The News

Pictou County's volunteers of 2014

Each year, communities across Canada celebrate National Volunteer week to thank and honour our people who donate their time to help others.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Chronicle Herald

If we stop learning, we're in trouble

Columnist Rachel Brighton argues the word "study" has almost become a bad word in Nova Scotia, implying a lack of political decisiveness.

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Related Topix: Canada, Xavier University, Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The News

Moving forward with Boat Harbour

It's been almost six months since Nova Scotians went to the polls and elected a Liberal government.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Wellington church getting bright splash of interior colour Photo

Tobias Pettipas with Atlantic Cathedral Painters applies masking tape to insure a straight edge as he applies dark blue paint and gold accent on the wood beans along the ceiling of the Wellington church recently.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Canada

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

B' fhearr leam an cuil le caileig

A pair of events this weekend should go a long way to dispelling one stereotype of Gaelic culture as dour and austere.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The News

A new season

The 2014 general sport fishing season opens in most areas of Nova Scotia next Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

The Chronicle Herald

LETHBRIDGE: Universities must better use their faculties

Former New Brunswick Premier Frank McKenna says university professors are asking for salary increases when governments are strapped for cash.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Regina Leader Post

LP reporter wins national award

The Leader-Post interactive reporter was honoured Thursday with a Canadian Community Newspaper Award, for a story she produced last May while working at The Casket in Antigonish, N.S. "It's nice to have won it," said Psutka.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The News

Sister duo true to roots, innovative in style

Though they were both born in Halifax this energetic sister duo have strong ties to Antigonish.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Finding place to play no longer a problem

"For a really long time it was hard for me to play anywhere because it was such a hassle to get the paperwork done and people didn't want to go through that," Thomason said.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The News

Social housing to receive renovations

Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough county residents living in social housing may begin to see repairs and upgrades to their homes this year thanks to a $308,000 investment by the provincial and federal governments.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, North America,

CBC News

Frank McKenna tells professors to lower salary demands

Former New Brunswick Premier Frank McKenna says while the Maritimes need universities to help the economy in the future, unionized faculty need to lower their salary demands.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sun Mar 23, 2014

The News

Our Earth Hour

Each year at this time, the Pictou - Antigonish Regional Library co-sponsors a public program with the Town of New Glasgow to mark Earth Hour.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Games, Chess

Fri Mar 21, 2014

CFRA

Algonquin College President Kent MacDonald resigns

He'll be moving back to his native Nova Scotia, where he will become president of St. Francis Xavier University.

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Related Topix: Xavier University, Canada,

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