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TB outbreak in Nain soars to 50 cases – CBC

50 people being treated with either suspected, confirmed, or latent cases Jun 13, 2018 Fifty people in Nain are now being treated for tuberculosis, up from six suspected cases in April — although health officials say the spread of the disease is showing signs of slowing. There are 23 people with either confirmed or suspected […]

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In the news today, June 13 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 13, 2018 Five stories in the news for Wednesday, June 13 BERNIER DEMOTED FROM TORY SHADOW CABINET Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has removed Quebec MP Maxime Bernier from his role as the party’s innovation critic. A senior Conservative source tells The Canadian Press the decision was made after Scheer was informed that […]

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Prince Edward Island poised for battle over ’18th century’ voting system – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 13, 2018 CHARLOTTETOWN _ A referendum law that could see the cradle of Confederation become the birthplace of proportional representation passed Tuesday, more than a year after Justin Trudeau struck the option from potential national reforms. P.E.I. legislators approved the Electoral System Referendum Act on Tuesday evening, laying out what Attorney General […]

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Major shakeup as St. Mary’s First Nation elects new chief, 4 new councillors – CBC

Allan (Chicky) Polchies Jr., is voted in as the new chief of St. Mary’s First Nation Jun 13, 2018 The sun is rising on a new day at St. Mary’s First Nation, according to the community’s newest chief, Allan (Chicky) Polchies Jr. As dawn broke Wednesday morning, the Wolastoqiyik or Maliseet reserve, on Fredericton’s north […]

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New vibe, candidates fuel election buzz on St. Mary’s First Nation – CBC

Maliseet First Nation on the north side of Fredericton will elect chief, 12 band councillors Tuesday Jun 11, 2018 St. Mary’s First Nation will elect a new chief and band council on Tuesday. Twelve band councillors and one chief will be chosen to represent the First Nation. Approximately half of St. Mary’s population of 1,822 […]

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Marijuana industry leaders meet to discuss branding issues ahead of legalization – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 11, 2018  SAINT JOHN, N.B. _ Global leaders in the marijuana industry are gathering in New Brunswick today to discuss how to market cannabis in a competitive legal marketplace. The World Cannabis Congress is hosting 450 industry titans in Saint John to talk about that and other issues raised by the dawn […]

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Voisey’s Bay mine expansion gets green light, N.L. premier announces – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 11, 2018  ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier says Brazilian mining company Vale will proceed with construction of an underground mine at Voisey’s Bay, extending operations by at least 15 years. Construction will begin this summer and Premier Dwight Ball says it will take approximately five years to complete. Vale […]

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Frustration mounts in Gulf lobster fishery over right whale closures:union – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 11, 2018  HALIFAX _ A group representing Gulf of St. Lawrence lobster fishermen says frustration is mounting after the federal government rejected its proposal for a shallow water exemption to fishery closures aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says it considered the proposal by […]

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New opera brings story of disappeared Indigenous tribe to the stage – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 10, 2018  By Holly McKenzie-Sutter THE CANADIAN PRESS ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ In 1829, a uniquely important young woman died of tuberculosis in St. John’s. Shawnadithit was the last living member of the Beothuk _ Newfoundland’s lost Indigenous tribe, who died out after Europeans brought violence and disease to the island. She […]

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Bill to help repatriate Indigenous artifacts – The Chronicle Herald

June 8, 2018 What started with a printed image of an article of clothing in a Nova Scotia museum has ended in a federal bill aimed at helping Indigenous communities in Canada repatriate tangible pieces of their heritage. Cumberland-Colchester Liberal MP Bill Casey was visiting the Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre — a museum located […]

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