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2014-09-03 16:21:43

Leaders are fighting for the survival of the Canadian Maritime Industry OTTAWA, Sept.

2010-12-16 11:49:00

HALIFAX and PRESQUE ISLE, ME, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Emera Inc.

2010-10-28 12:00:00

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia and WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), managing partner of Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline (Maritimes), today announced the appointment of William C. Penney as president, Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline.

2009-07-15 08:16:00

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia and WALTHAM, Mass., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In its tenth year of operations, Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline (Maritimes) announced today it has commenced receipt and redelivery of natural gas from another major new source of natural gas supply, the Canaport(TM) liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick.

2008-06-14 18:00:11

By Melanie Patten And Michael Tutton, THE CANADIAN PRESS PORTERS LAKE, N.S. - Ash floated through the air as blustery winds whipped up a unpredictable brush fire in a heavily wooded area east of Halifax on Saturday, destroying two houses and forcing 5,000 people from their homes.


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Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

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Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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