Truro pets found living feral in Stewiacke compound

Truro pets found living feral in Stewiacke compoundFrom Shawn on “The Manatee”: Truro pets found living feral in Stewiacke compound

Truro — Robert Frost once wrote that “Freedom lies in being bold,” and that appears to be the case with some feisty pets from the hub of Nova Scotia. The mystery of the Truro’s vanishing cats and dogs was solved when the pets were found roaming free at a private compound close to Stewiacke — about 30 kilometres south…

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Dear PC leadership candidates: How do I get rules changed?

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Dear PC leadership candidates: How do I get rules changed?

Today, The Manatee continues a new advice column feature where ordinary New Brunswickers can ask the candidates for the New Brunswick Progressive Conservative leadership for advice on everyday problems. The questions will be posed to all candidates, and each will have an opportunity to respond. Dear PC leadership candidates: I signed up for a “Best banana bread” contest…

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DominicLeblanc.ca now forwarding to Viagra advertising

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: DominicLeblanc.ca now forwarding to Viagra advertising

Shediac — An domain name expiry has a New Brunswick politician’s staff feeling limp and dysfunctional. In an embarrassing and emasculating series of events, the political website for Beauséjour Member of Parliament Dominic LeBlanc is being redirected to online advertising for Viagra. The dejecting redirection to the online male enhancement spam is the result of the member’s…

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Olympics 2016: NB horse brings highland dance to Rio

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Olympics 2016: NB horse brings highland dance to Rio

Havelock — Competitors at the 2016 Olympics better look out for this “dark horse” competitor who’s bringing some Maritime spirit to Latin America. A frolicking filly from Havelock, N.B. is hot to trot in this year’s Olympic Equestrian Dressage competition.  The elegant equine is winning the hearts of Canadian ghilly-wearers by promoting the art of highland dancing in Rio de Janeiro. Violet…

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Cancel the egg scramble too, say animal rights advocates

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Cancel the egg scramble too, say animal rights advocates

Petitcodiac — Using language that would fry bacon, animal rights advocates are decrying the “Egg Scramble” — a beloved annual event at Westmorland County Agricultural Fair. Calls to end the shell shock come only days after similar pleas to end the “Pig Scramble” at the same event. The pig scramble is a longstanding tradition at the farming fair, where children enter…

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Teens upload video of driving with ass crack

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Teens upload video of driving with ass crack

Saint John — There’s an old proverb that says God protects fools and children. In the case of a couple of teens from Saint John, it appears to be two out of two. A teenage daring duo of have uploaded a video of them driving down Route 1 toward Saint John operating a motor vehicle in a very dangerous fashion. This video is…

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‘Anglophone rights’ promoters can finally find each other

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: ‘Anglophone rights’ promoters can finally find each other

Moncton — It’s often said that it pays to advertise, and it seems as though a group of anglophones in Moncton have caught onto the well-known axiom. In a move that has outraged and incensed citizens, a local anglophone rights group has posted a sign advertising an upcoming meeting. “Honestly, it’s pretty hard to find…

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Trump: Send Pokémon back to Canada

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Trump: Send Pokémon back to Canada

Cleveland — In a statement met with uproarious approval from Republican delegates, Donald Trump has proposed rounding up and deporting an estimated 60 million undocumented wild Pokémon presently at large in the United States. While there is no clear evidence regarding the origin of the battling beasts, the Republican presidential candidate is asserting that they are illegal migrants…

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