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Lawsuit against Forces alleges discrimination against gays and lesbians

A former member of the Canadian Forces has launched a lawsuit against Ottawa over alleged discrimination based on her sexual orientation.

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Canada

Field Notes: A City Girl's Search for Heart and Home in Rural Nova Scotia by Sara Jewell

This book was just what I needed after my string of amazing Giller reads. Engaging, but completely different.

In 2006, when Sara Jewell’s marriage ended, her first thought was to go to Pugwash, a small community in Cumberland County Nova Scotia where she had spent her summers as a child. 768 more words

Canadian Lit

“Sustainable” Certified Herring: A Long Swim Ahead to True Sustainability

by the Ecology Action Centre’s Marine Team

Last week the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified Canada’s largest herring fishery as “sustainable and well-managed”. Despite this eco-check mark, the Ecology Action Centre continues to be concerned about this fishery. 973 more words

Photo Challenge: Relax

via Photo Challenge: Relax

Wandering amongst brilliantly colourful houses, smelling the salty air while sunlight bursts through the leafy canopies of the many trees, my breathing slows, and my heart rate drops a little to keep rhythm with island time. 218 more words

Travel

Meteorological winter begins

It’s beginning to look like winter in Greater Moncton so it’s timely 01 December marks the start of meteorological winter which also includes January and February. 171 more words

Greater Moncton

Snowfall warning in place for Quebec City, parts of Atlantic Canada

A snowfall warning is in effect for Quebec City up through parts of Atlantic Canada as a major weather system over southern Quebec is expected to gradually move east Thursday. 204 more words

Canada

St. John's Self Guided Walking Tour

If you’re in St. John’s during the off season then it can be difficult to find a walking tour to hop in on, or maybe you just want to save money by DIY-ing it! 798 more words

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