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There be whales here!

SHERBROOKE – Port Hilford Harbour, at the Mouth of the St. Mary’s River, will be the new home of the first beluga whale sanctuary in North America as early as next year.

Viral attack videos in schools could be part of motive for violence, experts say

HALIFAX — As police in Cape Breton investigate a video appearing to show a violent incident in a high school locker room, some experts and educators argue social media firms should act more swiftly to remove the disturbing images from their networks.
Navy's aging warships getting harder to repair: Defence report

Navy's aging warships getting harder to repair: Defence report

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Navy's maintenance facilities are having an increasingly tougher time fixing Canada's warships because of staff shortages, lack of spare parts and the age of the fleet, according to an internal Defence Department study.
Clean needles in prisons called 'essential health care' in court challenge

Clean needles in prisons called 'essential health care' in court challenge

TORONTO — Denying drug-addicted prisoners access to clean syringes deprives them of essential health care, which is a violation of their constitutional rights, an Ontario court heard on Friday.

More good news coming for St. Mary’s, hints local MP

SHERBROOKE – As the new home of North America’s first beluga whale sanctuary, the District of St.
Tim Hortons, McDonald's Canada stop accepting reusable cups amid coronavirus

Tim Hortons, McDonald's Canada stop accepting reusable cups amid coronavirus

TORONTO — Tim Hortons and McDonald's Canada are the latest coffee purveyors to stop accepting reusable mugs brought in by customers amid concerns about the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Global Inuit organization concerned about potential spread of COVID-19 in North

Global Inuit organization concerned about potential spread of COVID-19 in North

OTTAWA — If the novel coronavirus spreads to the North, Inuit communities in Canada and elsewhere in the Arctic are at a much higher risk of exposure because of a chronic lack of basic infrastructure and resources, according to the Inuit Circumpolar

Without local fishers' support, whale sanctuary would not be coming

SHERBROOKE – Port Hilford’s selection as the first sanctuary on the continent for captive and injured beluga whales promises undeniable economic boons for the St.
Slain Quebec teen Oceane Boyer remembered as a 'ball of energy' as family bids farewell

Slain Quebec teen Oceane Boyer remembered as a 'ball of energy' as family bids farewell

LACHUTE, Que. — A Quebec teen who was the victim of a brutal slaying last week was remembered by family and friends on Friday as a helpful, compassionate and energetic force.

Sherbrooke woodworkers create home away from home for 6,000-year-old

SHERBROOKE – What do you get the mummy who has everything? How about a nice custom-made cabinet, courtesy of Sherbrooke Village's gifted woodworkers? Meet Ronnie Kaiser, Joey Jordan, Rodney MacDougall and Keith Laybolt.