Maritimes

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Jul 25th, 2006 by lo2 last post
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Newfoundland flag.
:lol: I know, that the issue has already been resolved...sort of, but I've always liked this one: {77B477CC-FF58-472F-80F9-F2B02D670934}.gif (by Jo Canadian)
Jul 4th, 2006 by zimo last post
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Saint John/Lancaster Split
As a long time resident of the area once know as the City of Lancaster, and being dissatisfied with the way Saint John is ignoring my area, I believe it is time for a legal divorce to rescind amalgation and for us to become a city on our own again. It was... (by missile)
Jun 25th, 2006 by ianzablon last post
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Prospective Student to St.FX University
hey ppl, My name is Ian. Just joined the forum. I am 19, Tanzanian, currently in Paris. I gt accepted to St.FX university for Information Systems Bachelors Degree program, so hopefully I will be in Nova-Scotia this august. If anybody... (by ianzablon)
Jun 12th, 2006 by missile last post
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surf in maritimes
has someone ever done surf in maritimes? (by justinwilliams)
Jun 5th, 2006 by sha_zapple last post
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Expansion in Fredericton
Recently theres been a massive growth spurt in Fredericton. The city is building two new rinks and renovating a third. Theres a Walmart being built on the north side and a Home depot on the south side. The old walmart moving out of the Regent mall and... (by sha_zapple)
Jun 4th, 2006 by spygirl last post
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STORA Pulpmill in trouble
STORA management ermerged after meeting with Unions and Stakeholders. The future for this mill is bleak unless some corporate welfare is received. Dollarvalue, slump in sales and increased Powerrates are some of the stated reasons. And of course after... (by nelk)
May 2nd, 2006 by Roger last post
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Alleged Pervert Killer
A young man from Cape Breton commited suicide in Boston after local police attempted to arrest him for the murders of two sexual deviants in Maine. He learned of their locations from the Maine State website that listed all the sexual predators living in... (by missile)
Apr 23rd, 2006 by I think not last post
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Nova Scotia has had two nice days in a row!!
Yes it's true, two sunny warm days in a row! The high today was 22, Praise the Lord. For ten days we had snow, torential rain and winds gusting up to 80km hour and finally the "Sun". (by Sassylassie)
Apr 21st, 2006 by missile last post
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Leading Local Candidate For a Darwin Award
I would like to nominate the teenage boy who was skateboarding during noon hour traffic into traffic and in the middle of the street. I'd like to think that this fool will be killed before he has the chance to breed more idiots :twisted: (by missile)
Mar 27th, 2006 by Lotuslander last post
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NB Provincial Election
We could be heading for another provincial election within two months because of the defection of one of Lord's PCs. This left them with 26 seats, while the Liberals have the same number and there are now two independents sitting. The election could be... (by missile)
Feb 22nd, 2006 by TenPenny last post
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A call for Lord to prove allegations or resign
A call for Premier Lord to prove allegations or resign! (by spoton)
Feb 20th, 2006 by I think not last post
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Leaders in Economic Growth
Newfoundland and Labrador to lead economic growth this year: Conference Board OTTAWA (CP) - Newfoundland and Labrador will lead the provinces in economic growth this year after ranking at the bottom in 2005 and Alberta and British Columbia will enjoy... (by I think not)
Feb 17th, 2006 by missile last post
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Anti Chinese Actions
Over 100 young Chinese students attending our local university have reported certain incidents involving eggs thrown at them and rottten fruit tossed.Add in the usual racial slurs and we have ourselves a nasty little situation here. I have seen many... (by missile)
Feb 2nd, 2006 by Sassylassie last post
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Newfoundland
is anyone here a newfie besides me and meitme? (by alex31)
Jan 24th, 2006 by Freethinker last post
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Moncton Marijuana Bust
It's almost as if the RCMp is having a sort of contest with all the other detachments to see which one can break up the largest grow op in Canada. I got this ideal from the last night's newscast on CTV,after roughly 30 million dollars worth of pot was... (by missile)
Jan 23rd, 2006 by yerxa last post
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Voting Day
There is a smallish snow storm heading our way, so I thought the Polls would be crowded with voters who feared the snow. But,at 8:45 this morning,I was the third person in my poll to cast his ballot. I have heard that over 5000 had already voted in the... (by missile)
Dec 23rd, 2005 by manda last post
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Only the City Police
This poor girl who I wne to cadets with was found on our rails to trails here murdered, and our bumbling city police have yet to find her murdered, and believe me you...we... (by manda)
Dec 16th, 2005 by missile last post
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Lovely Maritime Weather
If you happen to be one of the waterfowl family!Being it is Thjanksgiving weekend, I am thankful not to be outside in the teeming rain-50 to 100 mm predicted.Also,I am very grateful that it is still so warm that my windows can remain open and the heat off... (by missile)
Nov 30th, 2005 by Doryman last post
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Reasons why Danny williams is good for nl
Danny is very good for Newfoundland because he is a smart premier, he is concious of the money he is spending. Unlike foolish Liberals like Gerry Ried who just dump money down the drain. The reason why NAPE was on stike so long was becausethe Liberals... (by alex31)
Nov 29th, 2005 by TenPenny last post
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Saint John ByElection
I just returned from doing the voting thing: it took over half an hour to get my ballot because of the scrutineers going over all of us with a fine tooth comb.Luckily,I was on the voters lists,but still had to produce some ID to get the ballot. Another... (by missile)
Nov 9th, 2005 by missile last post
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Saint John PC Candidate
Deputy Mayor Michelle Hooten has decided to leave local politics after only roughly 1/2 a term and use all her experience as the local PC candidate in the upcoming Federal election.Does she have a chance against incumbent Paul Zed? I wouldn't want to... (by missile)
Nov 2nd, 2005 by TenPenny last post
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Business Tax Breaks
I strongly object to certain industries here getting off easy on their taxes ,while the citizens pay the full shot. In particular,the local water rates are much less for The Irvings and Moosehead breweries and also,they get a smaller electric bill,too. I... (by missile)
Oct 27th, 2005 by Jo Canadian last post
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Heeerrrreee Comes Wilma!
The sky is darkening, you can smell the moisture in the air.The wind is increasing, and the damp cold penetrates your clothes to settle in your bones... The Bible-thumping grannies are pulling out canes, ready to beat each other over the best looking... (by manda)
Oct 6th, 2005 by manda last post
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A little late in the telling...
My wife and I just learned a few days ago of the passing of Gary Robichaud, the former Leader of the NDP in PEI, nearly a month ago... While I only met the man once, at his daughter's first birthday party, where he was entertaining the children with... (by Vanni Fucci)
Sep 14th, 2005 by missile last post
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MY ABSENCE
Just a note to tell you that I will be offline for a few days while my files are transferred to my new comp. :( (by missile)
Aug 9th, 2005 by peapod last post
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Need hepl finding a special friend
Hello i am looking for a person by the name of richard rogers also goes by the nickname monk, He lived in Reserve Mines cape breton and has now moved to Ontario but i dont know where,Both his parents have died {they lived in dominion} :cry: and i cant... (by capergirl)
Jul 12th, 2005 by missile last post
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Rothesay 1 Walmart 0
The small but wealthy hamlet of Rothesay just turned down WalMart's application to build alarge store in the area. I was surprised by the application as that area has always been for the elite & they wouldn't even allow a senior's complex last year. This... (by missile)
Jul 6th, 2005 by Jo Canadian last post
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GST and CCTB Screw ups by the government
My partner and I are currently in an argument with the government, because they refused to send out our GST, saying that they used it to pay back an error that they made :evil: . Does anybody else care to share a horror story about their dealings with... (by manda)
Jun 21st, 2005 by TenPenny last post
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Moncton "Death By Cop" Case
The RCMP were called to a local bar over an obnoxious and argumentative customer,and after trying to persuade him to leave peacefully,wound up tasering the chap. End result is he died from the Taser. We often talk about events of this nature happening... (by missile)
May 19th, 2005 by missile last post
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City CleanUp Week
After a few years of budget restraints,the city has brought back the ever popular annual CleanUp Week,where we get to toss out all the junk we've been amassing that we can no longer use. Unfortunately,they didn't hire any extra staff to handle the... (by missile)
May 5th, 2005 by missile last post
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LNG PLANT
The big topic in our city is the sweetheart deal our Mayor reached while dealing with the Irvings on their proposed LNG plant.The city will receive 500 thousand per year for 25 years. While the city does need the money desperately,most of us feel we could... (by missile)
Apr 26th, 2005 by jamie last post
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Err Canada
:x These dicks practically have a monopoly over here...what a bunch of babys. :) Apparently the Westjet deal is pretty sweet. Arrive in PEI in the morning, return home by... (by Jo Canadian)
Apr 15th, 2005 by Rick van Opbergen last post
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Moving To The Maritimes
Just to spur some discussion ... If I would consider moving to Canada, what do the Maritimes have to offer for me? What reasons can you give me to choose for the Maritimes? What do cities like Halifax or St. John's have to offer me more than - lets say -... (by Rick van Opbergen)
Apr 13th, 2005 by missile last post
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Still Another Teacher's Strike
As we are going into the second month of this ongoing dispute,and so many young lives hang in the balance,I just wonder why such groups as teachers aren't forced to accept whatever rulings an arbitration board hands down. Teachers are essential,after all. (by missile)