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3 hrs ago | CBC News

First Nations forestry plan injunction request denied

A Court of Queen's Bench judge has denied an application by First Nations chiefs for an injunction to temporarily block the provincial government's new forestry plan, which gives industry access to more Crown wood.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Livonia Civic Chorus: A goldmine of fun music for 50 years

Back in 1845, prospectors found gold in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Then they all went to California.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Wayne County, MI, Canada, Livonia, MI, Ann Arbor, MI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sackville Tribune-Post

Farmer of the year named during Port Elgin Exhibition

A local potato producer has been named Farmer of the Year during the Port Elgin Exhibition, which was held last week at the exhibition grounds in Port Elgin.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Canada, Agriculture, Science

Squamish Chief

A look at some of the major New Brunswick election campaign issues

A look at where the major parties stand on some of the issues that will be front and centre in New Brunswick's election campaign: Forestry: The governing Progressive Conservatives announced in March that the forestry industry would be allowed to harvest an additional 660,000 cubic metres of softwood per year, a 20 per cent hike from existing ... (more)

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The Kincardine Independent

Bruce Telecom agreement not terminated, says municipality

Contrary to a report issued by the Competition Bureau, the sale of Bruce Telecom to Eastlink is still in process, according to the The municipality issued its own media release Friday afternoon, responding to a release from the federal bureau, which stated that the pending acquisition of the telecommunications by Eastlink had been terminated.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

James Joseph Martin jailed indefinitely

A man with a 7,500-page criminal record, mostly from outside Nova Scotia, has been locked up indefinitely after a local judge ruled him a dangerous offender.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Canada,

CBC News

Fracking waste water plan draws crowd to Moncton council

Citizen Daniel Goudreau talking to Moncton city council about his concerns over hauling treated hydro-fracking water from Nova Scotia to Dieppe for disposal.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

Press Digest- Canada - Aug 18

The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Cape Breton Post

Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes

Low 14. High 24. Thursday, a mix of sun and cloud. Low 14. High 23. Friday, a mix of sun and cloud.

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Related Topix: Canada, Cumberland County, ME,

Wall Street Journal

HitchBOT Draws Fans with Cross-Canada Journey

The anthropomorphic robot named hitchBOT sits on the shoulder of Highway 102 to begin its 6000 kilometer cross country journey outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel, Canada, Wedding,

The Guardian

Gipsies visit Prince County with their horses and wagons

TOUR TO PRINCE COUNTY. The Gipsies in considerable numbers visit Prince County every year, with their horses and waggons, and drive from one part to the other.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Competition Bureau orders Eastlink to cut Bruce loose

Canada's Competition Bureau has announced that, following a review by its Mergers Branch, Bragg Communications - which trades as Eastlink - and Bruce Telecom have terminated their previously announced merger agreement.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Globe and Mail

Documents: Feds worried about another 'Idle No More' after N.B. fracking protest

A burned police vehicle is seen in Rexton, N.B., as police began enforcing an injunction to end an ongoing demonstration against shale gas exploration in eastern New Brunswick on Thursday, Oct.17, 2013.

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SooToday

Feds worried about shale-gas protest fallout

A burned police vehicle is seen in Rexton, N.B., as police began enforcing an injunction to end an ongoing demonstration against shale gas exploration in eastern New Brunswick on Thursday, Oct.17, 2013.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Man reported missing on Cabot Trail found in New Brunswick

The travelling companion of a man thought to be missing along the Cabot Trail is shown arriving at the RCMP detachment in Cheticamp on Friday afternoon.

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Sys-Con Media

Acadians Celebrate Their National Holiday

The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, took part today in the National Acadian Day celebrations held during the 2014 Congres mondial acadien, which was attended by numerous dignitaries from the United States, New Brunswick and Quebec.

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The Chronicle Herald

Eastlink bid for Bruce Telecom turned down

"Our review concluded that Eastlink's acquisition of Bruce Telecom would have likely resulted in higher prices and fewer choices for the supply of telecommunications services to the residents of the towns of Port Elgin and Paisley," said John Pecman, commissioner of competition, in a news release Friday.

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Edmonton Journal

Friday's Editorial: Restoring our faith in police

The free and peaceful society all of us want to live in depends on the ability of ordinary citizens to trust police.

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The Kincardine Independent

Lake unsafe for swimming

Station Beach in Kincardine, a Blue Flag beach, was posted closed this morning, along with Southampton beach and Port Elgin beach.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBC News

Deer management plan for Kennebecasis Valley unveiled

People in the Kennebecasis Valley have long complained about deer damaging gardens and colliding with vehicles.

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