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‘Barbaric’ wolf cull angers B.C. animal rights groups

November 17th, 2012

Animal rights groups in B.C. say they are alarmed at what they see as a government scheme to quietly resume slaughtering the province's wolves.



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Saskatchewan man launches province’s 1st online casino

November 7th, 2012

A Saskatchewan First Nations man who played a key role in the expansion of gambling in the province has just launched his own online casino.



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Opposition slams plan to pull ServiceOntario kiosks

November 6th, 2012

Opposition critics are slamming the governing Liberals for permanently pulling the plug on all 72 ServiceOntario kiosks across the province.



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New sea lice rules proposed

October 31st, 2012

The New Brunswick government is proposing changes to the province's Aquaculture Act that would require companies to report on their sea lice treatment and monitoring programs.



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NB Power switches to energy-efficient street lights

October 12th, 2012

NB Power plans to replace 72,000 street lights across the province with LED lights, which are more efficient and environmentally-friendly, according to the utlity.



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Crowd-sourced dangerous intersection map attracts a crowd

October 11th, 2012

An online interactive feature inviting motorists to note dangerous intersections in Saskatchewan has attracted a surge of comments for an especially worrisome spot in the province: an intersection near an industrial area.



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Logging of old-growth forest mulled by B.C. government

October 10th, 2012

The B.C. government says it will examine the contentious possibility of opening up old-growth forests to logging in parts of the province hardest hit by plummeting timber suplies.



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Manitoba Hydro megaprojects need scrutiny, Tories say

September 18th, 2012

Manitoba's opposition leader says he wants a full review of Manitoba Hydro's planned megaprojects before they proceed, but the province says that won't be necessary.



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B.C. to install over 450 electric vehicle charging stations

September 13th, 2012

The B.C. governing is helping businesses, community groups and local governments install 454 new electrical vehicle charging stations across the province .



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Shellfish harvesting banned off most of N.S.

September 12th, 2012

Nova Scotians are being warned not to harvest shellfish including clams, mussels, whelks, oysters and bay scallops from most coastal areas of the province.



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