IBEW Local Union 502

26 Kiwanis Court
Saint John, NB E2K 4L2, Canada

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Twenty-two winning videos about Canada's history

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0700

Young filmmakers travel to Ottawa to celebrate their work WINNIPEG , Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Twenty-two students from communities all across Canada have earned themselves a trip to Ottawa to learn more about ...

OTTAWA — More than 800 scientists from around the world have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper ...

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:50:28 -0700

SYDNEY— A Pepsi advertisement featuring the words “Made here” and “Cape Breton” is drawing second glances because it also features a historic Newfoundland and Labrador military site. The poster, found hanging in Sobeys stores, including one in...

BEIRUT — Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces ...

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:38:34 -0700

FREDERICTON — NB Liquor says it will ban public fundraising at its stores at the end of June next year. Spokeswoman Marcelle Saulnier says the Crown corporation decided to prohibit it after hearing from customers. The company says the Royal Canadian...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:50:41 -0700

TORONTO — Womenswear retailer Boutique Jacob Inc. is abandoning its restructuring efforts and closing all its 92 stores in Canada. The Montreal-based clothing chain says efforts over the last few months to “try to breathe new life into the company”...

The owner of a Chester Basin service station has admitted to severely injuring a man who was trying to break into his ...

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:20:57 -0700

OTTAWA — Gov.-Gen. David Johnston travels to Europe on Wednesday for a week-long visit which will include war commemorations that strike deep family chords for him personally. He and his wife, Sharon, are to visit Second World War memorials in...

OTTAWA — Gov.-Gen. David Johnston travels to Europe on Wednesday for a week-long visit which will include war ...

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:06:53 -0700

COLD LAKE, Alta. — Six Canadian fighter jets left to join an international combat mission against Islamic State extremists in Iraq on Tuesday as the defence minister paid tribute to a soldier killed at home. Rob Nicholson called the death of Warrant...

HotSpot Parking takes aim at drunk driving in Fredericton

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:12:59 -0700

HotSpot Parking has launched a new program designed to help prevent drunk driving in Fredericton. The so-called designated driver feature will cover a HotSpot customer's parking for two hours the morning after a night out to encourage "safer choices," the company said in a statement. Through research and observation, HotSpot found people didn't want to face expensive parking tickets left on ...

Canaport LNG faces charges for bird kill

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:29:07 -0700

Canaport LNG faces three charges after an estimated 7,500 songbirds flew in to a gas flare at the Saint John plant last September, CBC News has learned. Kate Shannon, a company spokesperson, confirms Canaport was informed of the charges late last week. The charges include two alleged violations of the Migratory Birds Convention Act and one from the Species at Risk Act.

CIS women's rugby weekend roundup: Pandas win 3rd straight Canada West title

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:33:40 -0700

Antigonish, NS - The CIS No. 1 ranked StFX X-Women (6-0) defeated the Saint Mary's Huskies (0-6) by a 115-0 score Sunday afternoon in the season finale of the AUS rugby season.

Residential electricity customers underpaying, NB Power says

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:05:05 -0700

Residential electricity customers in New Brunswick have been freeloading at the expense of commercial customers, according to an NB Power study filed Friday with the province's Energy and Utilities Board (EUB). The study, which was ordered by the EUB as part of its new responsibilities to set NB Power's rates beginning next year, attempts to sort out who should pay what for electricity in the ...

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