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7/31/2014

MONCTON SHOOTER FOUND FIT TO STAND TRIAL IN DEATHS OF THREE RCMP OFFICERS

A New Brunswick man charged with fatally shooting three RCMP officers and wounding two others last month in Moncton has been found fit to stand trial.The 24-year-old faces three charges of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder, and has entered not guilty pleas.A provincial court judge ... Read More
7/31/2014

PROVINCE NAMES NEW NSPE GENERAL MANAGER

The Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Bible Hill has a new general manager.Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell says Stephen Pottie will start immediately.He's led operations of a number of facilities in the province, including Exhibition Park, the East Hants Sportplex and, most recently, the CFB Halifax Curling Club.Bruce ... Read More
7/31/2014

NOVA SCOTIA'S 2013-14 DEFICIT FAR HIGHER THAN EXPECTED; DEBT HAS REACHED ALL-TIME HIGH

(CP) New figures show Nova Scotia's deficit ballooned to $678.9 million in 2013-14 as the provincial government released the audited accounts for the last fiscal year. The numbers put the province's deficit at nearly $200 million more than what was forecast in December. The government attributes the change to lower-than-expected ... Read More
7/31/2014

NORTHERN PULP SPOKESMAN SAYS MILL LACKS QUICK FIX FOR EMISSIONS

A Pictou County pulp mill facing criticism over emissions of solid particles from its Abercrombie facility says it doesn't have immediate solutions to reduce the emissions. Local business owners and residents have been critical of Northern Pulp, saying the output from the mill has decreased the quality of life in ... Read More
7/31/2014

NB GAS PRICES UP

New Brunswick's pump prices are up slightly. Gasoline is up two-tenths of a cent, while diesel rose 1.9 c/L overnight. If our gas prices are changing this week, they'll be adjusted at midnight. Read More