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Lac Megantic mayor joined by U.S., Canadian counterparts on rail safety push
Lac Megantic's mayor says she - and her town - became the unwilling face of the need for better rail safety across North America.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Michigan tourism poised to go global
The Mackinac Bridge as seen from St. Ignace. Tourism spending in Michigan jumped 4.1 percent in 2013.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Premier welcomes federal government plans to support First Nations
Plans by the federal government to improve services and programs for First Nations are being welcomed by Premier David Alward, who is also minister responsible for aboriginal affairs.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Malala the main attraction
"That was unbelievable. Everyone stood up, that's who everybody came to see -- Malala was the biggest deal," said Darius Maharaj-Hunter, a Grade 12 student from St. Maurice School in Winnipeg, moments after he left the United Kingdom's first-ever We Day in London on Friday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Bill C-25 reflects information already provided to Qalipu applicants: Sheppard
Brendan Sheppard, chief of the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band is seen in this file photo from January 2013.
Molotov cocktails thrown at shale gas protests nets charges
An RCMP cruiser and another unmarked vehicle burn near the shale gas protest in Rexton, N.B. A 20-year-old man from Eskasoni, N.S., is facing charges for allegedly throwing Molotov cocktails at RCMP during the shall gas protests in Rexton, N.B. Dozens of protesters were arrested last October when RCMP broke up a weeks-long protest against shale gas ... (more)
Enjoy historic luxury at Auberge Saint-Antoine
Itching to get up and go somewhere? Try hopping a flight to la belle province for a weekend at Auberge Saint-Antoine .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Bikinis, rifles and hot tubs: Moose Knuckles' controversial...
The Montreal-based sportswear brand Moose Knuckles doesn't take itself too seriously.
Opossum trapped near Rexton a first for New Brunswick
Allain, 80, has been hunting and trapping for many years and it was the most interesting thing he's ever caught, she said.
More land donated to help mating moose move from New Brunswick into Nova Scotia
The Nature Conservancy of Canada has received another 83 hectares of private land to help it promote cross-border moose love at the boundary of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Mary Majka was a 'force of nature' as pioneering conservationist
As a pioneering nature conservationist and unlikely local TV star, Mary Majka worked determinedly for decades to preserve shorebird sanctuaries and to protect historic sites in New Brunswick.
Loretta Saunders vigil draws hundreds to Parliament Hill
A vigil is held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, for Loretta Saunders and to call for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Some meetings are more solidarity conveyors a
It was all soup, smudging and anti-extraction inspiration in the basement of the Council Fire Native Cultural Centre on Dundas East while icy rain pelted city streets on Thursday, February 20. A very-stoked audience of 150 packed the room to hear Mi'kmaq Warriors from New Brunswick's anti-fracking frontlines.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Justice Minister Peter MacKay worried about public faith in justice system
In a speech to law students at the University of Calgary on Friday, MacKay highlighted several of the law-and-order plans being championed by the Harper government, including efforts to battle online bullying as well as tougher sentencing initiatives.
The sketch: Death and politics
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More shale gas protesters charged for threatening media
The remains of vehicles burned during clash between shale gas protesters and RCMP in Rexton, N.B. More charges have been laid in connection with a confrontation between shale gas protesters and the media last fall in Rexton, N.B. Angel Mae Wilcox, 35, and 36-year-old Abby Milliea, both from the Elsipogtog First Nation, face three charges each of ... (more)
The First Perspective-Aboriginal
Loretta Saunders slaying should open Canada's eyes: native group
The slaying of Loretta Saunders should shake the misconceptions many Canadians have about missing aboriginal women, says the president of the Nova Scotia Native Women's Association.
Making space for two-year-olds at Hove creche
The Honeycroft Centre based at St Barnabas Hall in Sackville Road, Hove, officially launched its regeneration on Wednesday, which early learning professional Anna Kokorzydka, 32, thinks will help children's development.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The First Perspective-Aboriginal
In Honour of Loretta
This article deals with the death of Loretta Saunders, an Innuk woman who was found murdered on Wednesday, February 26th in Salisbury, New Brunswick.