Thieves stealing gold wire from Saint John sewers

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Saint John — Some people believe that gold has a smell, but it is definitely true for the gold found under the streets of the Port City. This past week, thieves in Saint John made headlines after absconding with tens of thousands of dollars in copper wire from businesses in the industrial park. Now, they have moved on…

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Moncton buying Castle Manor, opening Hogwarts campus

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Moncton — She may be just a muggle but if Mayor Dawn Arnold has her way, the Hub City will soon be working its magic on the province of New Brunswick. Only days after purchasing the Castle Manor grounds, Arnold is announcing the second part of an ambitious plan that will see the city also purchase Castle Manor itself….

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Viral video of beaver smoking cigarette sparks outrage online

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St. Martins — People say that there’s no smoke without fire, and it certainly is the case with the newest viral video that is setting the Internet ablaze with controversy. On Thursday evening, a new online video of a beaver smoking a cigarette was shared on the social networking platform Facebook. Within hours, the video had…

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Gov’t says that women must leave work early due to wage gap

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Fredericton — In a surprise move that is alarming many business owners, the provincial government marked International Women’s Day on Wednesday by announcing new legislation to address the wage gap between men and women. The new regulation comes into effect starting today. Considering that women in Canada earn on average only 87¢ for each dollar…

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Nova Scotia judge wakes up from bender with face tattoo

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Halifax — A Nova Scotia judge has a sore head and a sore face after waking up this morning with a new face tattoo. Yesterday, Judge Greg Lenehan issued a controversial ruling in an assault case saying that “a drunk can consent.” Now, as he recovers from an impromptu bender with a skull tattoo inked on…

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