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Police say man from Nova Scotia died in multi-vehicle pileup on Highway 401

TORONTO — Ontario Provincial Police have identified the person killed in a multi-vehicle pileup on Highway 401 as a man from Nova Scotia. Police say 33-year-old Matthew Robert Jamieson died at the scene of the crash in Kingston, Ont., on Sunday.
Food becoming bigger part of tourism industry in the Maritime provinces

Food becoming bigger part of tourism industry in the Maritime provinces

FREDERICTON — The Maritime provinces have long drawn people seeking beaches and beautiful scenery, but now chefs, brewmasters and tourism operators in the Maritimes are increasing efforts to cultivate and promote food tourism in the region.

Fire destroys postal van and some parcels in Newfoundland Sunday

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Some parcels were destroyed and others damaged when a Canada Post van caught fire Sunday in St. John's, N.L. Capt. Craig Cox of the St.

Early morning house fire claims the life of 18-month-old girl in New Brunswick

PENNFIELD, N.B. — A young child is dead following an early morning house fire in Pennfield, N.B. RCMP and the Pennfield Fire Department responded to a call around 1 a.m. Sunday of a fire at a residence on Highway 175.

Doctor suspended in U.K. and New Brunswick after online chat with cop

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick doctor who was found guilty of misconduct in England after an online chat with a cop posing as a teen has been suspended from practising in New Brunswick for nine months.
N.L. farmers feel powerless against hungry moose destroying their crops

N.L. farmers feel powerless against hungry moose destroying their crops

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Hungry moose have been taking a bite out of the profits of farmers in Newfoundland, prompting calls for the province to help put an end to the night-time feeding frenzies.
Family of New Brunswick man killed in 2015 offers $10,000 for information

Family of New Brunswick man killed in 2015 offers $10,000 for information

BATHURST, N.B. — The family of a man who was fatally shot by police in Bathurst, N.B. nearly five years ago is offering a $10,000 reward for information surrounding his death.
Former cop says more than apology to black community needed from police

Former cop says more than apology to black community needed from police

OTTAWA — A veteran black police officer — who has written about racism within policing in Canada — says it will take more than an apology from Halifax's police chief to improve relations with Nova Scotia's black community.

QMJHL Roundup: Casey has hat trick as Islanders down Foreurs 4-3 in overtime

CHARLOTTETOWN — Thomas Casey completed his hat trick 1:53 into overtime as the Charlottetown Islanders edged the Val-d'Or Foreurs 4-3 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Charges laid against 21-year-old after fatal crash in Newfoundland in July

GANDER, N.L. — A 21-year-old Newfoundland man is facing charges following a crash near Gander that killed two people earlier this year.
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