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Canadian Food Inspection Agency investigating after parasite found in P.E.I. oysters

Canadian Food Inspection Agency investigating after parasite found in P.E.I. oysters

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a "worrisome" parasite has been confirmed in at least one area on Prince Edward Island and samples from several oyster farms have been sent for testing.
Nova Scotia premier says he skipped Halifax Pride parade because of safety concerns

Nova Scotia premier says he skipped Halifax Pride parade because of safety concerns

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston was notably absent from this year's Halifax Pride parade, and he says he was advised by RCMP not to participate because of safety concerns.
Long-promised Nova Scotia Loyal program to offer rewards for buying local

Long-promised Nova Scotia Loyal program to offer rewards for buying local

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government announced today that its promised program to encourage people to buy local will award points only at Sobeys Inc. grocery stores and the provincial liquor corporation.
'A wonderful feeling': Wildfire evacuation order ends for 7,000 from Labrador City

'A wonderful feeling': Wildfire evacuation order ends for 7,000 from Labrador City

LABRADOR CITY, N.L. — Labrador City residents who were ordered to evacuate last week after the reignition of a once-smouldering fire near the town were allowed to return home Monday.
Transportation Safety Board investigating fire aboard boat abandoned by 'Lucky 7'

Transportation Safety Board investigating fire aboard boat abandoned by 'Lucky 7'

HALIFAX — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has sent investigators to Newfoundland to determine what caused a fire aboard a fishing boat that forced the crew to abandon the vessel for a life-raft, leaving them at the mercy of the waves for tw
Mom wants quicker reform on disaster preparations, one year after flood took son

Mom wants quicker reform on disaster preparations, one year after flood took son

HALIFAX — The mother of a boy who died a year ago in a Nova Scotia flood says her grief returns daily, along with frustration over what she considers the province's slow pace in reforming its preparations for climate disasters.
Joy in Newfoundland after ‘Lucky 7′ fishers survive harrowing days lost at sea

Joy in Newfoundland after ‘Lucky 7′ fishers survive harrowing days lost at sea

NEW-WES-VALLEY, N.L. — There was a powerful word being repeated in the joyful Newfoundland community of New-Wes-Valley on Sunday: "Miracle.
Three die after head-on collision between pickup truck and Honda Civic in Cape Breton

Three die after head-on collision between pickup truck and Honda Civic in Cape Breton

MABOU, N.S. — Three people have died after a head-on collision in western Cape Breton involving a pickup truck and a Honda Civic. RCMP say the collision occurred early Saturday morning on Highway 19 near the community of Mabou.
A thousand people welcome rescued N.L. fishers as they return to land: mayor

A thousand people welcome rescued N.L. fishers as they return to land: mayor

VALLEYFIELD, N.L. — The mayor of the Newfoundland town where seven fishers were safely returned to dry land after two days missing on open water says welcoming the crew home has been the highlight of his time in office so far.
Essential workers allowed to return to Labrador City as wildfire eases

Essential workers allowed to return to Labrador City as wildfire eases

WABUSH, NL — Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey called it a “good news day” as he announced some Labrador City residents will be allowed to return home after a wildfire forced an evacuation last week.