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5 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Shelf Life: Salvador keeps it simple in Fish Shack

Rebecca Taylor, owner of Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company, measures peppermint essential oil as she works in her warehouse in Debert in December 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Dining, North America, World News

9 hrs ago | Obscure Sound

Shadow Folk - "Season's End" / "Here at Home"

The Halifax, Nova Scotia psychedelic music scene is booming. One of the best-sounding groups to emerge recently from there is Shadow Folk.

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Related Topix: Canada, Pop/Rock

13 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Wednesday July 23rd on The Morning News

The Canadian Mental Health Association Halifax-Dartmouth Branch has moved right down the street from our Global studios on Gottingen Street.

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17 hrs ago | Dalhousie News

Developing the next evolution in underwater communication

Think about how far telecommunications have come in the past century, from the telegraph, to the wireless telephone, to being able to access the Internet from nearly anywhere on the planet.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science, Computer Science,

21 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

It's stuck in the 80s:' Halifax students protest blood-donating ban for gay men

For 20-year-old Sean MacIsaac, knowing he would have to abstain from having sex with other men for five years before donating blood is a "belittling" reality.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Nova Scotia municipalities hunker down for climate change

Maple syrup producers are dealing with shorter seasons, black-legged ticks are marching north and Northumberland Strait pack ice is disappearing - some local signs of climate change.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Canada, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather

The Chronicle Herald

EDITORIAL: Postal union lacks focus

Dozens of postal workers and others opposed to cuts in mail delivery rally outside the Almon Street post office in Halifax on June 19. If the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is wondering why it can't seem to rally Canadians to protest Canada Post's plans to phase out home delivery in this country, perhaps the union should reflect on its own ... (more)

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Sys-Con Media

Hibernia Networks and TE SubCom Commence Manufacturing of Hibernia...

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announces the commencement of the new Hibernia Express submarine cable system.

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Universal Hub

Demoulas family feud has gone on for decades and Arthur T....

Ernie Boch III provides the basic background . Back in 2006, Boston Magazine provided a detailed overview of the vicious fight that included clandestine blackmail sessions in Halifax, NS and left lawyers debarred.

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GlobalNews

Halifax airport grants rare access to band for music video

The Halifax Stanfield International Airport is normally associated with planes touching down and taking off, but now you can also associate it with something completely different: dance music.

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ContactMusic.com

Mega Bog Announces Debut Album 'Gone Banana' Plus Streams Lead Single 'Year Of Patience' [Listen]

After 5 years and countless self-released tapes and CDs, Megabog - the brainchild of songwriter Erin Birgy - has completed their debut album and best work to date; a swirling pop cloud called Gone Banana.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Three Entertaining Murder-Mystery Novels

If you are looking for a new, entertaining murder-mystery series to read I recommend Hannah Dennison's new series Murder at Honeychurch Hall.

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Vancouver Sun

Canadians at odds with Harper gov't priorities: Finance Canada report

Public-opinion research for the federal Finance Department suggests key government policies are out of step with Canadians' priorities, including the Northern Gateway project.

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Castanet.net

Cdns at odds with govt priorities

NDP environment critic Megan Leslie speaks in the House of Commons on May 29, 2014.

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CBC News

Focus groups show 'little enthusiasm' for Harper's Enbridge pipe dreams

An activist wears face paint to simulate oil while attending a rally held to show opposition to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline in Vancouver, B.C. The Harper Conservatives have made the pipeline a key plank in their energy strategy, but a focus-group report says the public has 'little enthusiasm' for the project.

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Cape Breton Post

Nude bikers bare all through downtown Halifax

Nearly 50 stark-naked cyclists raced through downtown Halifax Saturday afternoon, drawing plenty of attention and even a few cheers.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

on the Bus: Canada Day celebration to remember

They burst onto the bus in a blaze of red and white outfits and joyous laughter: two young women, a toddler in a stroller and a little girl adorned with glitter and a headband festooned with festive flags.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Canada Day, Canada, North America, World News

The Chronicle Herald

Bayers Road proposal in neutral for now

It has been in the works for years but regional council hasn't had its final say on contentious plans to widen Bayers Road on peninsular Halifax.

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The Chronicle Herald

Halifax protesters call for end of attacks on Palestinians

Palestinian supporters demonstrated Friday on Spring Garden Road in Halifax amid the escalation of the conflict with Israel.

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The Chronicle Herald

Grassroots models best hope for native education reforms

Delegates listen to proposals as native leaders from across Canada attend the Assembly of First Nations' 35th annual general meeting in Halifax on Tuesday.

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