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Monday Aug 18 | The Chronicle Herald

Polls dismay Israeli envoy

Israel's ambassador says he didn't know recent polling has shown relatively low support for his country among ordinary Canadians.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, North America, Canada,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bloomberg

Canada's Leitch Pressing Businesses on Woman Board Appointments

Kellie Leitch, Canada's minister for women's issues, said she's contacting the country's largest companies in a campaign to increase the number of woman on corporate boards.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Stephen Harper,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Purdy Crawford was the firm hand on Canada's business tiller

Purdy Crawford, shown in Toronto in 2009, led the high-profile committee that resolved the collapse of Canada's $32-billion market for non-bank commercial paper.

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Related Topix: Canada

Dalhousie News

Friends from Fujian

Fagang Xia, visiting scholar from FAFU, Gefu Wang-Pruski, Nancy Pitts, Zonghua Wang, David Gray, Claude Caldwell, Front Liu Qi, Min Gong, Hongliang Lu, Jinglin Chen, Qingya Zou, Jili Li, Wenfeng Zhu.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Dalhousie News

Organic growth: Dal-hosted centre to manage national research cluster in organic agriculture

If you've noticed the increasing shelf space labeled "organic" at your local grocery store, you won't be surprised by the news that the organic agriculture industry is growing rapidly in Canada.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, CPU, Science / Technology, North America, Canada, World News, Gerry Ritz,

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Group to look at suicide issues

About a dozen professionals, mental health advocates and parents will be taking part in the closed, two-hour meeting at an area church.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Truro Daily News

Federal government invests in organic industry

Andy Hammermeister, director of Dalhousie Agricultural Campus's Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada in Bible Hill, is thrilled a large financial donation has been made by the federal government for continued research projects in the organic industry.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada

The Chronicle Herald

Life in the meat market

Allister McCarron, centre, and his sons, Ryan, left, and Mike, of Carrondale Farms in St. Andrews, Antigonish County, warn that raising cattle is not an easy business to operate.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Mad Cow Disease, Health,

Brandon Sun

Prominent Canadian lawyer, businessman Purdy Crawford dies at age 82.

Crawford's death was confirmed by the Toronto legal firm Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt where Crawford began as a corporate lawyer in the 1950s before leaving to pursue a career with Imasco Ltd., a holding company that, at the time, held Imperial Tobacco, Canada Trust and Shoppers Drug Mart.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Cape Breton Post

Businessman Purdy Crawford, with connections to CBU, dies at age 82

The Purdy Crawford Chair in aboriginal studies is located at the Shannon School of Business on the Cape Breton University campus.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

UWI's Prof Andy Knight joins Ocean Security board

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Canada

Dalhousie News

Coming together as "One"

Martha Crago's office windows are wide open on a beautiful Halifax morning, and a cool breeze blows all the way down the hall.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Police officers meet in Halifax to discuss child soldier issues

RCMP and municipal police officers from Halifax, Toronto and Ottawa are meeting in Halifax to discuss issues related to child soldiers.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Canada Company scholarship brings together military families

Lynn and Laura Squires mingling after the Canada Company scholarship awards ceremony on Aug 16 2013.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Canada

Wed Aug 06, 2014

GlobalNews

Man killed after ATV hits moose

A 71-year-old died after his ATV collided with a moose near Island Lake, about 25 kms west of Bathurst.

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Related Topix: Canada

Nova News Now

Hands on learning: Cadets ditch their cell phones for camp at 14 Wing Greenwood Photo

Regardless of where they are headed, cadets march in formation. It is part of the basic training they learn in the cadet program.

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The Globe and Mail

Can't find a psychiatrist? Don't worry, there are other choices

David Zitner is a family doctor, past director of Medical Informatics at Dalhousie Medical School and the senior fellow in health-care policy for the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Canada, Medicare, Health, Drugs, Depression

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Brandon Sun

Underwater gliders could solve ecological mystery about right whales

Sleek yellow gliders will soon cruise the waters off Nova Scotia in a high-tech bid to track down one of the world's most endangered marine mammals and possibly provide clues to an ecological mystery.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Oceanography, Science,

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Coast Reporter

Musicians and social activists among 10 named to Order of New Brunswick

Alward says this year's recipients are being recognized for making outstanding contributions to the social, cultural and economic progress of the province.

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Related Topix: Roch Voisine

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Dalhousie News

Rising star

At 19, Iain MacNeil came to Dalhousie intending to train as a music teacher. Instead, opera found him and set him on an exciting new trajectory.

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Related Topix: Canada, Arts, Opera, North America, World News

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