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Aug 3rd, 2015 by gopher last post
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Provincial student loans in Newfoundland are officially a thing of the past.
As of Saturday, these loans have been replaced with non-repayable grants. Newfoundland and Labrador is the first province to completely eliminate its student loan system. Student advocates have pushed for the change for years. (by tay)
Jul 28th, 2015 by SLM last post
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Would you spend $53 for a bottle of melted Newfoundland iceberg?
Would you spend $53 for a bottle of melted Newfoundland iceberg? Postmedia Network First posted: Monday, July 27, 2015 04:46 PM EDT |... (by spaminator)
Jul 23rd, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Mystery ship found in Nova Scotia harbour
Mystery ship found in Nova Scotia harbour THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 08:32 AM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Jul 15th, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Drunken mid-flight fondle gets N.S. woman 9 months probation
Drunken mid-flight fondle gets N.S. woman 9 months probation Alicia Elizabeth Lander found guilty in May of committing indecent act Postmedia Network and The Canadian Press First posted: ... (by spaminator)
Jun 30th, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Reward increased to $500,000 in potato tampering investigation in P.E.I.
Reward increased to $500,000 in potato tampering investigation in P.E.I. THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, June 29, 2015 11:05 AM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Jun 26th, 2015 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Man with concussion drives 18km after hitting moose
The local RCMP say its not uncommon for motorists who have suffered a head injury to go into a trance-like state and keep driving toward their destination. Cpl. Desmond Mollon said he has dealt with one case and heard of others from colleagues. It... (by tay)
Jun 25th, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Ex-paramedic convicted of sexually assaulting elderly woman in Nova Scotia
Ex-paramedic convicted of sexually assaulting elderly woman in Nova Scotia Alison Auld, The Canadian Press First posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 03:13 PM EDT KENTVILLE, N.S.... (by spaminator)
Jun 23rd, 2015 by 55Mercury last post
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Federal government invests $1.5 million in metal detection gear for potatoes
Federal government invests $1.5 million in metal detection gear for potatoes THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, June 22, 2015 01:02 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Jun 17th, 2015 by taxslave last post
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Too many consultants
Premier announces hell hire a consultant to get to the bottom of the consultants situation. Paddon found that despite the fact the government had recently saved $5.6 million by getting rid of several consultants and creating cheaper permanent... (by tay)
Jun 7th, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Mounties deliver fawn after accidentally killing its mom
Mounties deliver fawn after accidentally killing its mom Nicole Ireland, Postmedia Network First posted: Saturday, June 06, 2015 06:10 PM EDT Two RCMP officers delivered... (by spaminator)
Jun 6th, 2015 by Ludlow last post
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Man gets conditional discharge for mid-flight sex act
Man gets conditional discharge for mid-flight sex act Postmedia Network First posted: Friday, June 05, 2015 12:39 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
May 26th, 2015 by petros last post
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N.S. grocery store employee finds another nail in recalled potato RCMP, Canadian Food
N.S. grocery store employee finds another nail in recalled potato RCMP, Canadian Food Inspection Agency investigating Postmedia Network First posted: Monday, May 25, 2015 03:03 PM EDT | Updated: Monday, May 25, 2015 03:36 PM EDT A grocery store... (by spaminator)
May 24th, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Loblaws recalling Russett potatoes from Atlantic Canada stores
Loblaws recalling Russett potatoes from Atlantic Canada stores Postmedia Network First posted: Saturday, May 23, 2015 09:33 AM EDT Loblaws is recalling two brands of potatoes... (by spaminator)
May 23rd, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Metal objects once again found in potatoes in Atlantic Canada
Metal objects once again found in potatoes in Atlantic Canada Postmedia Network First posted: Thursday, May 21, 2015 05:48 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
May 3rd, 2015 by tay last post
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Family of Nova Scotia man who died during first-aid course seeking answers
Randy Theriault spent 30 years captaining ships and was praised as an expert seafarer who honed his craft through experience. So, when the Nova Scotia man landed a well-paying job as first mate on a massive fishing vessel this spring, only one small... (by tay)
Apr 7th, 2015 by Ludlow last post
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N.S. fisherman catches enormous 17-lb lobster
N.S. fisherman catches enormous 17-lb lobster QMI Agency First posted: Thursday, April 02, 2015 04:10 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Mar 30th, 2015 by tay last post
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New Brunswick deaths topped births for first time
The pending closure of the only school in Coles Island, New Brunswick is just the latest example of how an aging population and outmigration are impacting rural communities across Canada. According to the latest figures from Statistics Canada, more... (by tay)
Mar 30th, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Air Canada flight crash lands in Halifax after landing gear ripped out
Air Canada flight crash lands in Halifax after landing gear ripped out QMI AGENCY First posted: Sunday, March 29, 2015 12:59 AM EDT |... (by spaminator)
Mar 22nd, 2015 by tay last post
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Labrador's First Snowmobile to Be Restored
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZQWe2mWY_E&feature=player_detailpage (by tay)
Mar 5th, 2015 by #juan last post
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Tax Payers Bought a $25,000.00 X Mas Tree
Brad Johns, a Halifax-area councillor, has won a dubious prize from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation for using $25,000 in taxpayers' money to buy a six-metre talking Christmas tree. Johns, who is the councillor for Middle and Upper Sackville, Beaver... (by tay)
Mar 3rd, 2015 by 55Mercury last post
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Scorpion stings St. John's man on plane
Scorpion stings St. John's man on plane QMI Agency First posted: Monday, March 02, 2015 01:57 PM EST A St. John's man says he thought he was going to die after a scorpion... (by spaminator)
Mar 1st, 2015 by personal touch last post
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New York Times writer calls Newfoundlanders 'fat'
New York Times writer calls Newfoundlanders 'fat' QMI AGENCY First posted: Saturday, February 28, 2015 01:14 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Jan 29th, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Remains ID'd as those of slain Halifax mother: Police
Remains ID'd as those of slain Halifax mother: Police QMI Agency First posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 06:30 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Jan 28th, 2015 by taxslave last post
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N.L. woman claims she found frog head in Green Giant veggies
N.L. woman claims she found frog head in Green Giant veggies QMI Agency First posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:49 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Dec 30th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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More needles found in P.E.I. potatoes
More needles found in P.E.I. potatoes QMI Agency First posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 12:21 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Dec 25th, 2014 by lone wolf last post
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68 year old faces charges after defending himself in home invasion
A home invasion in southwestern New Brunswick ended up with one person shot and four people facing charges. The St. Stephen RCMP were called to a house in Honeydale after the homeowner was assaulted. The police say the alleged assailant was shot... (by tay)
Dec 15th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Wire reportedly found in candy cane during Santa Claus parade
Wire reportedly found in candy cane during Santa Claus parade QMI Agency First posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 01:03 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Dec 14th, 2014 by Cannuck last post
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Nfld Premier Says Harper Can't Be Trusted
Premier Paul Davis met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper Friday evening in Ottawa, but it didnt do a whole lot of good. Davis left the meeting frustrated, saying Harper cannot be trusted. Theyre moving the goalposts, he said. Theyve... (by tay)
Dec 13th, 2014 by Sal last post
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That could be why they call it 'potluck'....
An elderly woman has died and about 30 others are sick after a church potluck dinner in a small New Brunswick town. More than 100 people gathered at Nackawic Community Hall last Friday Dec. 5 for a turkey dinner sponsored by a local church. ... (by tay)
Dec 11th, 2014 by Twila last post
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Doctor Responds To Sick Note Requests
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Dec 11th, 2014 by JLM last post
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N.L. boy crashes stolen ambulance into bus: Police
N.L. boy crashes stolen ambulance into bus: Police QMI Agency First posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 02:30 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Dec 10th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Urine found in water cooler at N.L. hospital
Urine found in water cooler at N.L. hospital QMI Agency First posted: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 03:48 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Dec 5th, 2014 by EagleSmack last post
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Truck dumps 40,000 pounds of lobster on highway
Truck dumps 40,000 pounds of lobster on highway QMI Agency First posted: Friday, December 05, 2014 12:55 AM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Nov 27th, 2014 by B00Mer last post
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Irvings have a monopoly on New Brunswick's news media
The Irvings are secretive billionaires who have a monopoly on New Brunswick's news media. Journalist Jacques Poitras, author of Irving vs Irving, describes how the family subtly suppresses criticism and destroys competitors. "A journalist disaster... (by tay)
Nov 22nd, 2014 by SLM last post
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Sex with elderly woman was consensual, not rape: Paramedic
Sex with elderly woman was consensual, not rape: Paramedic QMI AGENCY First posted: Friday, November 21, 2014 02:26 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Nov 20th, 2014 by taxslave last post
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More needles found in P.E.I. potatoes
More needles found in P.E.I. potatoes QMI Agency First posted: Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:53 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Nov 3rd, 2014 by shadowshiv last post
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PEI man charged with DUI while on lawnmower
PEI man charged with DUI while on lawnmower QMI Agency First posted: Saturday, November 01, 2014 01:41 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Oct 24th, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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Man claims mouse was in his McDonald’s coffee
Man claims mouse was in his McDonalds coffee QMI Agency First posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:20 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Oct 13th, 2014 by Nuggler last post
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Violent police 'home invasion' leads to $66K bill for victims
Two siblings are speaking out for the first time about how Halifax police "invaded" one of their homes in the middle of the night, then assaulted him as he tried to protect his sister from getting seriously hurt. "I was fearful for her life," said... (by tay)
Sep 30th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Elderly woman accused of stabbing teen in the eye
Elderly woman accused of stabbing teen in the eye QMI Agency First posted: Monday, September 29, 2014 10:22 AM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Sep 23rd, 2014 by Colpy last post
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NB Votes 2014 - Interactive Platform Picker
Mix and match platform promises and see which party most closely reflects your values Click each election issue to see party platforms. (by tay)
Sep 7th, 2014 by Colpy last post
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Vicious beaver attacks Halifax snorkeler
Jeremy McNaughton wont quickly forget his encounter with a rogue beaver that attacked him off the shores of Nova Scotia. The 23-year-old Halifax man was snorkelling in Spanish Ship Bay, near Sherbrooke, with a couple of friends, when one of them... (by tay)
Sep 4th, 2014 by spaminator last post
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Fugitive Dutch dentist nabbed in New Brunswick
Fugitive Dutch dentist nabbed in New Brunswick Kris Sims, QMI Agency First posted: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 09:40 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Aug 31st, 2014 by DaSleeper last post
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New Brunswick is Tory again!
David Alward and the PC Party just got elected in a landslide in NB. Shawn Graham got tossed. Not much wonder. It is nice to actually vote for the winning candidate, and the winning party. A relatively new experience for me. (by Colpy)
Aug 11th, 2014 by Said1 last post
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Woman scales barbed-wire, runs on tarmac to stop plane
Woman scales barbed-wire, runs on tarmac to stop plane QMI Agency First posted: Sunday, August 10, 2014 04:09 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)