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Gay neighbourhoods losing cultural identity as they are gradually 'heterofied'

A UBC-led study suggests that traditionally gay neighbourhoods in the United States are becoming increasingly straight and are at risk of losing their cultural identity. 279 more words

Vancouver

More Crown wood for New Brunswick paper mill

EDMUNDSTON, N.B. – The New Brunswick government is giving Twin Rivers Paper Co. access to an additional 200,000 cubic metres of wood from Crown lands. 187 more words

Canada

Medals stolen from Paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot

MONTREAL – Paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot said that┬áseveral of his medals were stolen from his Montreal-area home Saturday night.

Huot’s father discovered Sunday morning that there had been a break-in at his recently purchased home and several items had gone missing overnight, including at least one of his 19 Paralympic medals, three from Commonwealth Games and three from Parapan American Games. 162 more words

Canada

Curacao sees drop in US tourists, big jump from Canada

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — According to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Curacao experienced a 17.1 percent drop in tourist arrivals from the US in the first five months of 2014,

Metro Caribbean Travel News

Foreign Affairs plans shuttle service between three buildings (two of which are a three minute walk apart)

The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Developments wants to operate a shuttle service for employees between its three main buildings, two of which are only a three-minute walk apart. 488 more words

Canada

Deal for New Brunswick nursing home workers

FREDERICTON – A union representing nursing home workers in New Brunswick says a tentative agreement has been reached after nearly two years of negotiations.

The New Brunswick Council of Nursing Home Unions says it’s hopeful the deal will be accepted by its 4,100 employees in 46 nursing homes. 20 more words

Canada

TSN to broadcast Canada's campaign at Women's Rugby World Cup

The dog days of summer, coupled with cheaper broadcast costs, mixed in with a need to fill more and more airtime – however that equation works, it’s benefitting Canadian rugby fans. 79 more words

Canada