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Developing Story…Shots Fired in Canada

| October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Police are confirmingĀ reports that a gunman has been shot and killed in the Canadian capital of Ottawa — where there was gunfire at the country’s National War Memorial and then inside the Parliament building. Police and witnesses say a gunman shot a Canadian soldier, who has died, standing guard at the […]

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Railroad in Explosion Has Its Canadian Assets Sold

| June 30, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The $15.85 million sale of a bankrupt railroad responsible for a deadly oil train derailment in Quebec is now complete with transfer of the company’s Canadian assets to new ownership. More than a month ago, parties completed the sale of U.S. assets of Montreal, Maine, and Atlantic to a subsidiary of […]

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Royal Canadian Legion Dominion President

| June 24, 2014

Tom Eagles has become the newest President of the Royal Canadian Legion. The Royal Canadian Legion is an organization that spans the country and has over 300,000 members. Eagles says that it is something that he had been striving for, and becoming the Dominion PresidentĀ is an honor, especially because he is from such a small […]

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Emergency Personnel Respond Quickly to Train Derailment Near Plaster Rock

| January 8, 2014

It’s been a hectic 24 hours in the village of Plaster Rock…after a freight train derailed and caught fire Tuesday night, emergency response officials from a number of departments have been working around the clock to assess and manage the situation. “I’ve never heard of anything like that happening since way way back,” said resident […]

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Canadian Runaways Caught in Maine

| October 15, 2013

KINGFIELD, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police say two runaway teens from Canada crashed into two Border Patrol cruisers before being apprehended in a spree that involved three stolen vehicles. Troopers say a 16-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl from communities outside Ottawa were arrested late Monday after abandoning a stolen truck and fleeing down […]

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