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Goat herd found safe after feared 'kid-napping'

Six-year-old doe Sassafras is the scapegoat, accused of leading prize-winning herd away from Sussex farm

A prize-winning herd of goats that disappeared from a New Brunswick farm just days before a busy show schedule has been found safe safe and sound after being missing for about 12 hours. 44 more words

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Canada’s World War Two Creecode talkers subject of new documentary

This is from War History OnLine.

I hope the story does not get bastardized by the people telling it.

The story of the Navajo code talkers got bastardized in the Nicholas Cage’s movie Wind Talkers.  351 more words

Saint John owed $5.2M in unpaid water bills (CBC News)

City sends out 437 water shut-off notices as part of ‘aggressive collection program’

Saint John Water has sent out 437 water shut-off notices as part of its “aggressive collection program” for unpaid water bills. 31 more words

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We know your justifications for fat shaming are BS excuses for your prejudice

I read a story on the CBC news site with the headline “‘Fat Guy’ cycling across country to lose weight and keep wife”

You can read the story for the details,  while I’ve got loads of respect for the guy and applaud his efforts I want to talk about some of the comments left by readers. 513 more words

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This is just getting ridiculous . . . -LW

Foreign Affairs bureaucrats were told this spring to produce three terrorism-related statements for minister Rob Nicholson to make to the media each week, ahead of a fall election in which security and Canada’s response to terrorism are expected to be key issues.

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Calgary's new central library

Source: CBC News

CBC News speaks with one of Calgary Central Library’s architects about the new design (audio).

Listen to it here

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