Special weather-complaining statement in effect for Atlantic Canada

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Special weather-complaining statement in effect for Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada — In advance of this season’s first blast of miserable winter weather, Environment Canada has issued a “special weather-complaining statement” for the entire Atlantic region. Officials are warning of excessive amounts of griping and grouchiness beginning on Saturday and lasting for all of Sunday. Topics of fussiness will likely include snow accumulation, shovelling, cold…

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Christmas laser projector goes haywire, incinerates house

item-thumbnailFrom Shawn on “The Manatee”: Christmas laser projector goes haywire, incinerates house

Lepreau — After a long day yesterday, the Beams were looking forward to a silent night. But while all was very bright, it certainly was not calm. At 7:36 p.m., Musquash Fire-Rescue Department responded to a house fire on the Beaver Brook Road in Lepreau. When the first truck arrived on the scene, the home…

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Quebecers urged by New Brunswick to say ‘Bonjour-whassup’

item-thumbnailFrom Shawn on “The Manatee”: Quebecers urged by New Brunswick to say ‘Bonjour-whassup’

Campbellton — While many are exchanging seasons greetings at this time of year, a different greeting was on the minds of Quebecois last week. Last Thursday, the Quebec National Assembly unanimously passed a resolution formally asking merchants to stop saying the standard “Bonjour-Hi” greeting. Instead, Quebecers were urged greet customers only in French by simply saying “Bonjour.”…

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Seasonal affective disorder misdiagnosed, depression because ‘a lot of things kind of suck right now’

item-thumbnailFrom Shawn on “The Manatee”: Seasonal affective disorder misdiagnosed, depression because ‘a lot of things kind of suck right now’

Atlantic Canada — Etta James once said, “When I’m singing the blues, I’m singing life.” And, as the weather turns colder and global crises deepen, the lives of many are feeling a lot bleaker than usual. At this time of year Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is often diagnosed, but medical doctors are saying that this year…

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