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13 hrs ago | GlobalNews

What's it like to pick up a hitchhiking robot? Strange, says one group

When Keith Campbell set out to find hitchBOT the hitchhiking robot , he had no idea what travelling with a talking robot would be like.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Canada, Weird

17 hrs ago | CBC News

Shale gas protesters sentenced to 15 months for violent clash with RCMP

Two anti-shale gas protesters have been sentenced to 15 months in jail in connection to a violent clash with police near Rexton, N.B., last fall.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

21 hrs ago | PortStanleyNews.com

A Different Perspective

There are Ports of Call all along the shores of Lakes Erie, Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, each with varying aspects of appeal and each experiencing varying degrees of economic success.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

National Post

Hitchhiking robot journeys alone across Canada to answer question: Can humans be trusted?

"We are asking the question whether robots can trust human beings - and should hitchBOT arrive in Victoria, in all its parts, this would show that 'yes, they can,'" said Frauke Zeller, an assistant professor at Ryerson University in Toronto and one of the robot's creators.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, North America, Canada, World News,

Silicon Alley Insider

A Quick Primer For The Next Time You Order Oysters

Unless you grew up dining on bivalves, you could stare at a menu all night long and still not know what the heck you're eating.

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Related Topix: Dining, Canada, Huntington Bay, NY

Journal-Pioneer

Summerside's Taylor Sonier wins 2014 Maritime Idol Competition

Summerside's Taylor Sonier was crowned the 2014 Maritime Idol winner Sunday night in Shediac, N.B. The 16-year-old Three Oaks Senior High student won a $2,000 cash prize and will get to record a 12-track CD as part of her prize package.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Victor Boudreau's Shediac campground hits snag over lease

Liberal MLA Victor Boudreau is proposing to build a 750-site campground in Shediac.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBC News

Hitchbot, the hitchhiking robot, bums 1st ride

It didn't take long for a little robot attempting to hitchhike across the country relying on the kindness of strangers to get its first ride.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Canada

NJ.com

Weekend getaways: Montreal delivers an authentic French escape

It's not difficult to pretend you're on the outskirts of Paris, between the cutting edge music and nightlife scene, outdoor cafes and chic shopping.

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Related Topix: Canada, New York, Entertainment

Sat Jul 26, 2014

New Canaan News-Review

The New Canaan-based Voices of September 11th has been awarded funding from the Kanishka Project Contribution Program, an initiative funded by the government of Canada.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Canada,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sys-Con Media

New Brunswick Communities Benefit from Federal Investments in Local Infrastructure

A total of seven communities will see upgrades and improvements to their wastewater collection and treatment systems in Fundy Bay, Gillies, Greensborough, Harvey Lake, Havelock, Roachville and Sainte-Marie-de-Kent.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Final arguments Friday in Loretta Saunders preliminary hearing

Victoria Henneberry is escorted from a courtroom at Halifax Provincial Court on Monday.

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Related Topix: St. Mary's, AK, Canada

Sackville Tribune-Post

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week - armed robbery

CAP PELA<, N.B. - Crime Stoppers and the Southeast District RCMP, Shediac Detachement, are looking to identify the person responsible for an armed robbery in Cap PelA©, New Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Good Samaritan in Moncton returns grieving widow's camera

Carolyn Hosking, pictured here with her late husband, Doug, felt joy at the news a camera she lost in the Moncton area that contained other pictures of him, had been found.

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Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Additional traps set in Memramcook for invasive insect

In 2011 a brown spruce longhorn beetle was located in Kouchibouguac National Park.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Canada, Science,

CBC News

Group searches for rare freshwater mussel near Shediac

RA©mi Donelle, the manager of the Shediac Bay Watershed Association, is searching for a rare species of mussels, the brook floater, near Saint-Philippe.

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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Vogel Talks RVing

RV to Eastern Canada: 3 Great Destinations

Hopewell Rocks. Many visitors make plans to stay for the whole day. They walk the ocean floor, then stay to watch the shift between low and high tides.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Ottawa, Canada Travel

Sackville Tribune-Post

Bluegrass, country music festival at Cape Tormentine this weekend

The 16th annual Rotary Bluegrass and Country Music Festival is set for this Friday though Sunday at the Cape Tormentine Beach Campground.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBC News

Invasive brown spruce beetle found in Memramcook

A ban on movement of spruce logs and firewood from the Memramcook area is in effect after the detection of a brown spruce longhorn beetle.

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Related Topix: Canada, Entomology, Science, World News

Resource Investing News

TSXV Top 5: Highbank Resources Up 43 Percent Last Week

Last week, a number of junior resource companies on the Toronto Venture Stock Exchange experienced gains in share prices.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Africa, Mali

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