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Saskatchewan Premier Considers Russian Vodka Ban

SASKATCHEWAN — Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is considering yanking Russian vodka from government store shelves.   "We can send a small signal about what Saskatchewan thinks...

Halifax Police Chief Lobbies For Bars to Close Earlier

HALIFAX — Food and drink establishments in Halifax would be closing earlier if the city’s new chief of regional police gets his wish. “Our...

Salisbury Shows Interest In Osborne Village Site

WINNIPEG — The doors haven’t yet closed at Papa George’s in Winnipeg’s Osborne Village, but there are already whispers of the prime real estate...

Shorter Apple Picking Season This Year

WINDSOR — Poor growing conditions, including an early frost and hail that crippled many apple crops in the Chatham-Kent area of Ontario, means this...

NB Liquor Report Recommends More Private Involvement

FREDERICTON — NB Liquor should consider more private influence, according to recommendations from a recent report issued by Daniel Allain, the president and CEO...

Labour Shortage Leads to More Agri-Tourism

TORONTO — The Nova Scotia agriculture model is shifting to create more agri-tourism as the farming industry continues to lose its appeal in the...

Saint John Pub and Inn Robbed at Gunpoint

SAINT JOHN, Nfld. — Two Saint John hospitality businesses, the Somerset Pub and the Colonial Inn, were robbed at gunpoint within two days of...

P.E.I. Fishermen Contemplate Strike

CHARLOTTETOWN — Some P.E.I. fishermen are contemplating a strike to protest low lobster prices, CBC News reports. According to the CBC, lobster fishermen currently...

1.6 Million Cast Vote in B.C. HST Referendum

VANCOUVER — More than 1.6-million registered voters have mailed in their ballot and had their say in B.C.’s Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) referendum. Don...
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P.E.I. Lobster Landings Down

P.E.I. — Fisheries Minister Neil LeClair recently reported spring lobster landings off Prince Edward Island are down almost 14 per cent from last year,...