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Latest dead North Atlantic right whale off Canada's coast believed to be female

Latest dead North Atlantic right whale off Canada's coast believed to be female

FREDERICTON — The latest dead North Atlantic right whale spotted in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is believed to be a large female, but bad weather may delay efforts to recover the carcass for more detailed study.
Trudeau praises Nova Scotia chocolate factory run by Syrian refugees

Trudeau praises Nova Scotia chocolate factory run by Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON — Justin Trudeau took time during his visit to the U.S. capital this week to praise a family of Syrian refugees who established a thriving chocolate-making business in Nova Scotia.
New study offers insight and recommendations to reduce right whale deaths

New study offers insight and recommendations to reduce right whale deaths

FREDERICTON — More than half the 70 North Atlantic right whale deaths recorded over the last 16 years were caused by entanglement in fishing gear or vessel collisions, a new study reports.
QuadrigaCX founder transferred customers' money to his own accounts: report

QuadrigaCX founder transferred customers' money to his own accounts: report

The accounting firm investigating the unseemly demise of Canada's QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange is accusing the company's late founder of transferring customer funds into his personal accounts, where the money was used for high-risk margin tradi
Man who stole human skull and kept it as 'curiosity' sentenced to jail

Man who stole human skull and kept it as 'curiosity' sentenced to jail

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A young Newfoundland man who robbed a human skull from a cemetery and kept it in his possession for more than a year as a "curiosity item" has been sentenced to four months in jail.

Judicial recount for crucial Labrador riding begins in St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A recount will continue Thursday for a Labrador electoral district that will determine the status of Newfoundland and Labrador's government.
New Brunswick town suspends plan for military vehicle memorial after outcry

New Brunswick town suspends plan for military vehicle memorial after outcry

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick town is suspending its plan to install an armoured military vehicle in a memorial park following protests from dozens of citizens. The 8th Canadian Hussars regiment donated a retired Cougar AVGP to Sackville in February.

New Brunswick man charged following stabbing at a graduation party

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — A 19-year-old man from northern New Brunswick has been charged following a stabbing at a graduation party in Chaplin Island, near Miramichi.

Two men dead after fishing boats collided near Beach Point, P.E.I.

The boats collided off the coast of Beach Point
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