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’Rainbow lobster’ leads social media contest for craziest crustacean
Rainbow lobster leads social media contest for craziest crustacean Adina Bresge and Aly Thomson, THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday,... (by spaminator)
Dec 23rd, 2016 by TenPenny last post
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Nova Scotians need $19/hour to keep heads above water
The challenges of living in rural Nova Scotia may differ in some ways from living in the Halifax area, but one thing is same across the province: low-wage workers need to make more money if they are to break the cycle of poverty. The living wage for a... (by tay)
Dec 20th, 2016 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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'Boobs, belly, bums, boxers': Air cadet squadron's dress code letter 'completely unac
'Boobs, belly, bums, boxers': Air cadet squadron's dress code letter 'completely unacceptable,' defence minister says Letter says girls should not wear shirts that show off their 'developing bits' Alison Auld, THE... (by spaminator)
Dec 10th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Dead mouse found in Tim Hortons coffee cup, says Nova Scotia man
Dead mouse found in Tim Hortons coffee cup, says Nova Scotia man THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Friday, December 09, 2016 01:41 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Nov 30th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Vegan buys giant, 23-pound Bay of Fundy lobster, returns it to water
Vegan buys giant, 23-pound Bay of Fundy lobster, returns it to water THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 04:40 PM EST... (by spaminator)
Nov 29th, 2016 by TenPenny last post
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P.E.I. police force threatens to play Nickelback to drunk drivers
P.E.I. police force threatens to play Nickelback to drunk drivers THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 08:43 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Nov 23rd, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Dash cam captures aggressive driver’s near-miss: ’He nearly killed us both’
Dash cam captures aggressive drivers near-miss: He nearly killed us both THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 12:50... (by spaminator)
Oct 27th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Nova Scotia municipal official expensed visits to Texas strip club
Nova Scotia municipal official expensed visits to Texas strip club The Canadian Press First posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 11:48 AM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Oct 21st, 2016 by Danbones last post
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Man convicted of biting off fellow mourner’s nose at drunken Nova Scotia wake
Man convicted of biting off fellow mourners nose at drunken Nova Scotia wake The Canadian Press First posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016... (by spaminator)
Sep 30th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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N.L. doctor suspended for asking patient if she likes
sayyyyyy now.......... A Labrador West physician who asked a woman during a Pap test if she liked big ones or small ones has lost his medical licence for six months and must be chaperoned when seeing female patients for two years once he goes back to... (by tay)
Sep 28th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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‘You’d get more viewers if you were stripping’; Former radio host refuses to apologiz
Youd get more viewers if you were stripping; Former radio host refuses to apologize for tweet THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday,... (by spaminator)
Aug 29th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Potential 25 billion barrels of oil in Orphan Basin NFLD
The provincial government released a resource assessment by Beicip-Franlab on Thursday that suggests there are potentially 25.5 billion barrels of oil in the West Orphan Basin, compared to the 12.5 billion barrels the Flemish Pass is believed to hold. ... (by tay)
Aug 24th, 2016 by Serryah last post
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Elsie Wayne, Saint John’s first female mayor, dead at 84
Elsie Wayne, Saint Johns first female mayor, dead at 84 Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press First posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:31 PM... (by spaminator)
Aug 10th, 2016 by Machjo last post
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Nova Scotia councillor "I'm not your n--ger"
A town council in Nova Scotia has decided not to reprimand a veteran councillor, police board member and mayoral candidate who admitted to using a racial slur. George Baker is a councillor in Amherst, a town of nearly 10,000 near the New Brunswick... (by tay)
Aug 8th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Shark sightings could signal uptick in Maritime waters
Shark sightings could signal uptick in Maritime waters: Expert THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Sunday, August 07, 2016 01:43 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 4th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Partiers polluting Newfoundland’s waterways with bubble baths?
Partiers polluting Newfoundlands waterways with bubble baths? The Canadian Press First posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 01:29 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 3rd, 2016 by Danbones last post
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'Billy' the beluga befriends small Newfoundland village
'Billy' the beluga befriends small Newfoundland village THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Friday, July 29, 2016 04:56 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Jul 29th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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'Gross!': Millions of moths invade New Brunswick town
'Gross!': Millions of moths invade New Brunswick town Postmedia Network and The Canadian Press First posted: Thursday, July 28, 2016 04:33 PM... (by spaminator)
Jul 24th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Kinky capelin fish clog traffic in Newfoundland
Kinky capelin fish clog traffic in Newfoundland THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:25 AM EDT ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- In... (by spaminator)
Jul 4th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Police in New Brunswick searching for stolen trailer filled with frozen lobster
Police in New Brunswick searching for stolen trailer filled with frozen lobster THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Sunday, July 03, 2016 10:35... (by spaminator)
Jun 11th, 2016 by tay last post
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Axe throwing bar opens in Halifax
Business is off to a good start at the Timber Lounge in Halifax where axe throwing is the main attraction. The bar on Agricola Street opened for business last month. Just hitting the target at the end of one of the four throwing lanes is a major... (by tay)
Jun 11th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Seal pup recovering after well-meaning man may have caused abandonment
Seal pup recovering after well-meaning man may have caused abandonment Adina Bresge, THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Friday, June 10, 2016... (by spaminator)
May 18th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Tiny east-coast island losing land to the sea
Tiny east-coast island losing land to the sea Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press First posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 11:57 AM EDT ... (by spaminator)
May 3rd, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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RCMP say they had to shoot polar bear as it came ashore on Fogo Island
RCMP say they had to shoot polar bear as it came ashore on Fogo Island THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, May 02, 2016 04:43 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Apr 30th, 2016 by Retired_Can_Soldier last post
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How to botch an oil boom, Lessons from Newfoundland
Weve all heard about that special connection between Newfoundland and Alberta stories of hard-working labourers from the island province flying out to Fort McMurray to make their fortunes in the oilsands. During the good years, the money was great... (by tay)
Apr 20th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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WATCH: Nova Scotia Mounties release goofy Drake spoof 'Cop Light Bling'
WATCH: Nova Scotia Mounties release goofy Drake spoof 'Cop Light Bling' Ruth Davenport, THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Wednesday, April 20,... (by spaminator)
Apr 17th, 2016 by Angstrom last post
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NS Liberals Doing The Funny Math
No, this is not from the Onion and yes, Mr Furey does seem to be keeping a straight face...... Nova Scotia's Liberals plan to privatize Registry of Motor Vehicles that earn $120 million yearly for the province and cost a fraction of that $30-35 million... (by tay)
Mar 9th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Fish with glowing 'evil eyes' found off Newfoundland inspires intrigue, disgust
Fish with glowing 'evil eyes' found off Newfoundland inspires intrigue, disgust THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, March 08, 2016... (by spaminator)
Feb 24th, 2016 by EagleSmack last post
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Woman loses $100 Tim Hortons prize to Facebook 'friend'
Woman loses $100 Tim Hortons prize to Facebook 'friend' The Canadian Press First posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 07:25 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Jan 27th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Newfoundland town's fire chief replaced after playing porn video during training
Newfoundland town's fire chief replaced after playing porn video during training THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, January 25, 2016 04:13 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Jan 20th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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RCMP puppy in training dies after eating rope and rocks
RCMP puppy in training dies after eating rope and rocks Michael Tutton, THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 08:15 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Dec 20th, 2015 by bill barilko last post
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Beer baron's son will be tried for second-degree murder in the death of his father
Beer baron's son will be tried for second-degree murder in the death of his father QMI Agency First posted: Friday, December 12, 2014 11:32 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Dec 13th, 2015 by tay last post
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Nova Scotia has struck down an anti-cyberbullying law
The Cyber-Safety Act was the first law passed in Canada aimed at protecting victims of online harassment. The Nova Scotia government introduced it two years ago under intense public pressure after Parsons, a 17-year-old girl, was bullied, attempted... (by tay)
Dec 5th, 2015 by Kreskin last post
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Police find guns, 500 rounds of ammo, Kevlar vest in Halifax
A Halifax man allegedly threatened to harm a border services officer and throw him in a Dumpster if the officer didnt return over $15,000 seized from the mans wife, police allege in search warrant documents. According to the documents filed at... (by tay)
Nov 27th, 2015 by Curious Cdn last post
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Halifax most dangerous Canadian city to drive in
The study shows that Halifax has the highest collision frequency rate in the country, at 7.12 per cent. The study looked at All State Canada data and tracked collision frequency among customers in Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario and... (by tay)
Nov 13th, 2015 by tay last post
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Companies to spend $1.2B on N.L. offshore exploration
That's the biggest-ever combined amount to come in a round of bids for exploration rights in the region. The high bids come even as oil prices have cratered to near seven-year lows. There were 11 parcels in total up for grabs, totaling 2.5 million... (by tay)
Nov 7th, 2015 by mentalfloss last post
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Nfld Liberals lead Poll by a massive 44 %
The poll, conducted by Forum Research on Friday evening, shows that 65 per cent of decided and leaning voters pick the Liberals, compared to 21 per cent for the PC Party and just 13 per cent for the New Democrats. During the day Friday, reacting to an... (by tay)
Oct 10th, 2015 by tay last post
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Viola Desmond has received an official pardon
On Friday, Landry recounted how Viola Desmond a strong woman of the day, a feminist of her time was en route to Cape Breton when she developed car trouble around New Glasgow on Nov. 8, 1946. To kill time while her car was being repaired, Desmond,... (by tay)
Sep 16th, 2015 by tay last post
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Truro Police Officer found dead in Halifax
The body of Catherine Campbell, who was reported missing from Dartmouth on Monday, has been found. Halifax Regional Police say human remains were found at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday in a wooded area east of Barrington and North streets in Halifax. ... (by tay)
Sep 6th, 2015 by taxslave last post
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Booted CON MP Peter Penashue Considering Federal Run
Former federal Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue will decide next month if he will run in the upcoming federal election. Penashue, who was the MP for Labrador, stepped down in 2011 over the issue of illegitimate campaign expenses two years... (by tay)
Sep 1st, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Fish hooks discovered in toilet paper in transit station restroom
Fish hooks discovered in toilet paper in transit station restroom Postmedia Network First posted: Monday, August 31, 2015 05:44 PM EDT |... (by spaminator)
Aug 28th, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Boy catches 486-pound bluefin tuna off Prince Edward Island's northeastern shore
Boy catches 486-pound bluefin tuna off Prince Edward Island's northeastern shore THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Thursday, August 27, 2015 02:28 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Aug 11th, 2015 by spaminator last post
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Aw, shucks! $15,000 worth of oysters stolen in P.E.I.
Aw, shucks! $15,000 worth of oysters stolen in P.E.I. The Canadian Press First posted: Monday, August 10, 2015 02:35 PM EDT | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Aug 9th, 2015 by darkbeaver last post
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Moncton food truck owner says he faces daily racism
The operators of a popular food truck in Moncton say they are considering leaving the area because of the racism they say they face on a daily basis. Michael Uberall is the owner and chef of the Checkpoint Germany food truck, which he started with... (by tay)
Aug 6th, 2015 by Ludlow last post
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Newfoundland man barely escapes maggot-filled septic tank; 'Don't let me die in this
Newfoundland man barely escapes maggot-filled septic tank; 'Don't let me die in this s---hole tonight' Postmedia Network First posted: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 07:33 PM... (by spaminator)