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Universal school lunch program funding among 2024-25 budget highlights to benefit Cape Breton -- SYDNEY, N.S. — On the plus side, a Cape Breton MLA who for years lobbied to get the Tim Houston government to find funds for a universal lunch program for students in public schools provincewide finally saw spending plans come to fruition during ...

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Income tax relief, more cash for health care in new Nova Scotia budget

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Cape Breton runners to complete World Marathon Majors challenge in Tokyo Marathon

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The 'Cake Man' remembered: Cape Breton man raised more $350,000 for multiple sclerosis research

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Seventeen months after Fiona devastation, Sydney café is serving up again

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Trial date to be scheduled for sex offences; Cape Breton court report for Feb. 29, 2024

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Income tax relief, more cash for health care in new Nova Scotia budget -- Nova Scotia rolled out a bigger spending budget that adds half a billion dollars to the debt but promises to put more money into health care and into Nova Scotians' pockets.Total spending will hit $16.5 billion, up from $14.8 billion last year. The ...

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Not much new for public housing in N.S. budget

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Nova Scotia's 2024-25 budget highlights

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Trial date to be scheduled for sex offences; Cape Breton court report for Feb. 29, 2024

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Shots fired at Sydney Mines house: Cape Breton police

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LETTER: Plenty of support for Mother Canada project in Cape Breton Highlands National Park -- Re: 'Mother Canada foundation sues Parks Canada,' Cape Breton Post E-edition, Feb. 26.The above article regarding the Never Forgotten National Memorial (NFNM) was well balanced for the most part.The project, which was proposed for Green Cove, ...

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LETTER: Closure of Cape Breton Injured Workers' Association questioned

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LETTER: Unseen and unheard –– N.L. parents of children with rare diseases living a difficult reality

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ANDY WALKER: ATV decision a win for all Islanders

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GWYNNE DYER: The utility of neutrality

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LETTERS: P.E.I. letter writers on Confederation Bridge tolls, UPEI medical school and pharmacare

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Universal school lunch program funding among 2024-25 budget highlights to benefit Cape Breton -- SYDNEY, N.S. — On the plus side, a Cape Breton MLA who for years lobbied to get the Tim Houston government to find funds for a universal lunch program for students in public schools provincewide finally saw spending plans come to fruition during ...

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Income tax relief, more cash for health care in new Nova Scotia budget

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Nova Scotia's 2024-25 budget highlights

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Emera invests in racialized entrepreneurs via Tribe Network

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The 'Cake Man' remembered: Cape Breton man raised more $350,000 for multiple sclerosis research -- Anyone who knew Carl 'Carlie' MacLeod knew he loved a good conversation."He was definitely a talker and a communicator," said son Darren MacLeod. "You better have an hour or two to put aside for the next conversation because he was a talker."Carl ...

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Curiosity - A leap of cake: As February draws to a close, these Cape Bretoners get to celebrate their special birthdays

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VISIONS OF THE PAST: Sleigh rides on Charlotte Street in Sydney in 1899

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Mi'kmaw production 'Mimikej' premieres at Sydney's Highland Arts Theatre on March 5

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JOHN DeMONT: A 50-year New Waterford band reunion — for one last set

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Cape Breton Community Calendar events for Feb. 29-March 6

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Cape Breton runners to complete World Marathon Majors challenge in Tokyo Marathon -- Donna Burns and Kathy Sparling began running locally close to 10 years ago and their journey has been one they will never forget. The Sydney runners, who began competing in races as a way to live a healthy lifestyle while having fun with friends ...

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Riverview, Glace Bay face stiff competition at School Sport Nova Scotia Division 1 Boys Hockey Provincial Championship

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Memorial Marauders want to 'leave everything on the court' hosting School Sport Nova Scotia Division 1 Girls Basketball Championship

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Six Cape Breton Cup minor hockey championships set for this weekend

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QMJHL: Cape Breton Eagles edged by Halifax Mooseheads on the road, clinch playoff spot with Quebec loss

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NSU18MHL PLAYOFFS: Stewart makes 50 saves, Cape Breton West Islanders take commanding series lead over Cole Harbour Wolfpack

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'I hope you find some comfort,' judge tells Jonathan Collins' family as he sentences Craig Pope for murder -- On opposite sides of the gallery in Courtroom No. 4 in Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court Thursday, two mothers sobbed. One of them cried for the son she won't see outside prison walls for more than a decade; the other cried for the son she ...

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Thousands in Perth risk losing primary care, NDP leader Marit Stiles says

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Federal government to reallocate almost $2.3B in spending next year

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Former prime minister Brian Mulroney has died, his daughter says on X

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Former prime minister Brian Mulroney dead at 84

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New species of Amazon anaconda, world's largest snake, discovered -- (Reuters) - Researchers in the Amazon have discovered the world's largest snake species - an enormous green anaconda - in Ecuador's rainforest that split off from its closest relatives 10 million years ago though they still nearly look identical ...

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