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Atlantic Canada on track for a 'bad ice year:' Coast Guard official

Atlantic Canada on track for a 'bad ice year:' Coast Guard official

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Coast guard officials say Atlantic Canada is on track to see an uptick in sea ice this winter, with cold temperatures and high winds contributing to early ice growth.
Former premier testifies about moments of 'stress' after Muskrat Falls sanction

Former premier testifies about moments of 'stress' after Muskrat Falls sanction

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The former premier who sanctioned Newfoundland and Labrador's controversial Muskrat Falls hydroelectric megaproject says she would have dropped the project if she thought it would compromise the public's trust in her government.
New Brunswick government loosens requirement for bilingual paramedics

New Brunswick government loosens requirement for bilingual paramedics

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's minority Tory government is eliminating the requirement that it provide bilingual paramedics in every part of Canada's only officially bilingual province.
Meet the Santas: Inside the holly jolly world of professional Kriss Kringles

Meet the Santas: Inside the holly jolly world of professional Kriss Kringles

Saint Nick isn't the only white-bearded man gearing up for the holidays.
Breath of fresh air: East Coast looks to international students to revive region

Breath of fresh air: East Coast looks to international students to revive region

Gunny Brar has watched Sydney, Nova Scotia, transform since he first arrived at Cape Breton University in 2015. The school's small student body of around 4,000 students is now made up of about half international students.
I didn't question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

I didn't question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The premier who sanctioned the controversial Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject in Newfoundland and Labrador says she had no inkling how excessively over-budget it would become.
Green light for class action over 'mesmerizing' video lottery terminals

Green light for class action over 'mesmerizing' video lottery terminals

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — An intriguing court case that alleges Crown-owned video lottery terminals are inherently deceptive and violate the Criminal Code has reached a critical milestone in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Five-year-old N.L. girl gives her birthday gifts to kids who lost house in fire

CLARENVILLE, N.L. — A five-year-old girl from Newfoundland has stepped up to help a family in need, offering them her own gifts and a community's goodwill.

Ottawa's Homan edges Winnipeg's Einarson 4-1 to win second career National title

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. — Rachel Homan has captured her second career National title. The Ottawa skip edged Winnipeg's Kerri Einarson 4-1 in the final Sunday at the fourth stop on the Grand Slam of Curling circuit.

Much of Atlantic Canada to be blanketed by snow early this week

Canada's national forecaster has issued special weather statements for all four Atlantic provinces, which are expecting some wintry weather on Monday and into Tuesday.
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