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HMCS Harry DeWolf in BC before heading on Caribbean mission

Castanet 05 Oct 2021
HMCS Harry DeWolf — the first Canadian naval ship to cross the Northwest Passage since the HMCS Labrador in 1954 — sailed to CFB Esquimalt on Monday for maintenance ... The ship will work on both sides of the Panama Canal ... The ship was built under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax shipyard.
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Canada's Gordon, Tucker added to November UFC card in Las Vegas

TSN Canada 05 Oct 2021
TORONTO — Canadian flyweight Malcolm (X) Gordon and featherweight Gavin (Guv'nor) Tucker have been added to the UFC Fight Night card Nov. 20 in Las Vegas ... 8 Miesha Tate, a former 135-pound champion ... The 35-year-old Tucker, a native of Ship Cove, N.L., who fights out of Halifax, had won four of his five previous UFC bouts ... --- ... 4, 2021 .
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Kilroy is here again: What you need to know about Quincy's Kilroy Square

The Patriot Ledger 05 Oct 2021
The catchphrase originated at the Fore River shipyard in the early 1940s when inspector James Kilroy, of Halifax, wrote it on ships and equipment he had inspected ... World War II soldiers and sailors in Europe scrawled Kilroy Was Here on walls, tanks, ships and ... stamp and a Navy ship.
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Canada's Malcolm Gordon, Gavin Tucker added to November UFC card in Las Vegas

Moosejaw Today 05 Oct 2021
TORONTO — Canadian flyweight Malcolm (X) Gordon and featherweight Gavin (Guv'nor) Tucker have been added to the UFC Fight Night card Nov. 20 in Las Vegas ... 8 Miesha Tate, a former 135-pound champion ... The 35-year-old Tucker, a native of Ship Cove, N.L., who fights out of Halifax, had won four of his five previous UFC bouts ... --- ... 4, 2021 ... .
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Garrison Keillor: Last night I went to sleep by my girl

Union Leader 29 Sep 2021
An English merchant named Peter Durand invented the can around 1800, which made it possible to preserve food aboard ships for long voyages ... Thomas Keillor sailed over from Yorkshire in 1774, before the can was invented, a five-week voyage to Halifax, and Lord knows what the family ate.
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How thinking inside the box solved shortage of ship time for ocean researchers

CBC 24 Sep 2021
' height='259' />. Ocean scientists based at Dalhousie University in Halifax have solved a shortage of ship time for at-sea research by thinking inside the box — a shipping container box, that is ... .
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Fatal 2019 ship sinking near Halifax caused by modifications made to vessel

CBC 23 Sep 2021
A fatal 2019 ship sinking near the mouth of ...
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Victoria aims to improve B.C.’s shipbuilding and repair capacity

North Shore News 22 Sep 2021
away from situations where it has to buy ships for the province’s ferry fleet from foreign companies. British Columbians in August were again questioning the province’s ship purchasing choices as BC Ferries’ fifth Island Class vessel departed the Romanian shipyard where it was built, headed for B.C.
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COVID-19 outbreak causes container ship to be anchored off Halifax

CTV 27 Aug 2021
Crew members on a container ship anchored just outside of the Halifax Harbour have tested positive for COVID-19 ... .
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Could Battery-Powered Container Ships Serve Transatlantic Trade?

The Maritime Executive 25 Aug 2021
... A convergence of technologies involving advances in the design of container ships and advances in battery technology offers the prospect of a large battery-electric container ship actually sailing between the ports of Algeciras and Halifax, across the North Atlantic.
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Maritime farmers ship hay to drought-stricken Prairies as ranchers run out of feed (Business)

Castanet 18 Aug 2021
On his farm in the Annapolis valley north of Halifax on Tuesday, Tim Marsh was busy baling hay that will ship out later this week, destined for struggling ranchers in the West ... The initiative aims to ship surplus hay from the Maritimes, where crop conditions are good, to drought-ravaged Western Canada.
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Cost of used icebreakers Ottawa is buying from Quebec shipyard approaches $1B mark

North Shore News 11 Aug 2021
“Before entering the coast guard fleet, the ships required refit and conversion work at Chantier Davie Canada Inc ... That includes the Liberal government’s decision to order two naval Arctic patrol ships from Halifax-based Irving Shipyards for the coast guard, even though the agency responsible for managing Canada’s waterways didn’t want them.
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U.S. Coast Guard seizes $1.4B in drugs from multiple ships with help from Canadians

CTV 07 Aug 2021
The U.S. Coast Guard has seized US$1.4 billion worth of illicit drugs from multiple ships, thanks in part to a Halifax-based Royal Canadian Navy ship ... .
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Cruise ships 101: Industry plagued by pandemic outbreaks plots comeback

Moosejaw Today 26 Jul 2021
HALIFAX — It was an outbreak that captivated the world. In early 2020 the gleaming Diamond Princess cruise ship became the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic outside of China ... The cruise ship industry in Canada. ... Port of Halifax spokesman Lane Farguson said the port has already secured 159 tentative bookings for cruise ships visits for 2022.
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HMCS Halifax crew member tests positive for COVID-19, in isolation aboard docked ship

North Shore News 19 Jul 2021
HALIFAX — A case of COVID-19 has been identified aboard the HMCS Halifax naval ship that docked in its home city today after returning from a six-month deployment on the Mediterranean Sea.
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