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Giant container ship Marco Polo headed for Halifax

CTV 12 May 2021
One of world's largest container ships is headed for Halifax. The Marco Polo will make its first stop on the Eastern Seaboard next week ... .
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Nova Scotia's 1st drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic opens

CBC 10 May 2021
A drive-thru vaccination clinic built from modified shipping containers opened in Halifax Monday morning for those 50 and older who have booked appointments ... .
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The Titanic: The unforgotten stories of the four Greek passengers who perished in the shipwreck

Greek City Times 09 May 2021
The transatlantic Titanic, one of the largest ships to ever be built, and the largest ship of its time, sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, carrying 2,224 passengers and crew ... Fairview Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is the final resting place for over one hundred victims of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
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Air force chief stands by Cyclone helicopters despite emergency landing, fatal crash

North Shore News 05 May 2021
OTTAWA — The commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force says he has "full confidence" in the military's new Cyclone helicopters despite a growing number of incidents that include last year's deadly crash off the coast of Greece and an emergency landing in a Halifax park last month ... Another had a "hard landing" on a ship in February 2019.
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A piece of White House history

Belfast Telegraph 01 May 2021
Spectacular Co Down home, with a special historical link to The White House, is on the market for £675,000. Grianan on Warrenpoint Road in Rostrevor hails from the notorious ancestry of the Ross of Bladensburg family ... His body was shipped to Halifax, Nova Scotia and embalmed in a cask of rum before he was laid to rest in the Old Burying Ground ... View ... .
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Almanac: The Halifax explosion

CBS News 11 Apr 2021
On Dec. 6, 1917, an immense explosion wiped out much of the port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, killing more than 1,800 people, when a French ship carrying tons of munitions bound for the Allies during World War I exploded. Charles Osgood reports ... .
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Port of Miami receives its largest boxship CMA CGM Argentina

Seatrade Maritime News 09 Apr 2021
In September last year, the CMA CGM Brazil set the record as the largest container ship to be received at a Canadian port upon its arrival at the Halifax port ...
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Coast guard ship Edward Cornwallis renamed to honour peace treaty with Mi'kmaq

North Shore News 06 Apr 2021
HALIFAX — A Canadian Coast Guard ship whose original name paid tribute to the controversial founder of Halifax is being renamed to recognize an 18th century peace treaty between a British governor and a Mi'kmaq chief ... Paul previously told The Canadian Press that the ship's name was long considered an insult to Indigenous peoples.
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Coast guard ship Edward Cornwallis renamed to honour 1752 peace treaty with Mi'kmaq

Canada Dot Com 06 Apr 2021
HALIFAX — A Canadian Coast Guard ship whose original name paid tribute to the controversial founder of Halifax is being renamed to ...
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No plans to change warships despite PBO cost warning, top official says

Moosejaw Today 04 Apr 2021
... gets the ships it needs.” ... One area where Crosby would concede concern was around whether the Halifax shipyard and its counterpart in Vancouver, which is building two Navy support ships alongside several vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard, have enough staff to get the job done.
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Holland America Line's 2022 Canada & New England Cruises Stretch to the Stunning Landscapes of ...

Sunnyside Daily Sun 29 Mar 2021
Ports include Bar Harbor, Maine; Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia; Saint-Pierre, St ... The 11-day departure calls at Portland, Maine; Saguenay, Qu�bec; and Saint John, Halifax, Corner Brook (evening stay), Charlottetown and Baie-Comeau.Both ships will cruise the region in the fall so more guests can view the impressive display of the changing foliage.
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'Queen of the North Atlantic:' Nova Scotia schooner Bluenose launched 100 years ago

North Shore News 25 Mar 2021
HALIFAX — It is Canada's most famous ship, a national icon that calls to mind the romance of the age of sail and the tenacity of those who make their living on the North Atlantic ... Phil Watson, captain of Lunenburg's replica Bluenose II, says the ship's self-taught designer, naval ...
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Supreme Court decision on carbon tax and hair ties for guys: In The News for March 25

Moosejaw Today 25 Mar 2021
The Port of Halifax said it is monitoring the situation after a skyscraper-sized container ship ran aground in Egypt's Suez Canal, potentially disrupting shipments from Asia to Montreal and Halifax ... Tugboats strained Wednesday to try to nudge it out of the way as ships hoping to enter the waterway began lining up in the Mediterranean and Red Seas.
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Port of Halifax monitoring Suez Canal situation after ship grounding blocks traffic

Moosejaw Today 24 Mar 2021
MONTREAL — The Port of Halifax said it is monitoring the situation after a skyscraper-sized container ship ran aground in Egypt's Suez Canal, potentially disrupting shipments from Asia to Montreal and Halifax ... An Egyptian official said Tuesday that efforts to refloat the ship stuck in the canal are underway and will take at least two days.
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