Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Atlantic News

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Atlantic News

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Top Atlantic News

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Here are the Top Atlantic News stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. AT. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory replaces The Canadian Press News Budget.

Contact the Atlantic News Desk at (902) 422-8496 (Ext. 225) if you have any questions.

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TOP NEWS THIS HOUR:

Navy-Spy-Case

Spying could have been caught sooner: lawyer

HALIFAX -- The lawyer for a Canadian naval officer who confessed to selling secrets to the Russians says he is stunned his client wasn't caught sooner. Mike Taylor says Sub-Lt. Jeffrey Delisle left a trail of red flags over the years as he smuggled top secret material out of military offices and transmitted them to Russian agents. But Taylor says the fact that he got away with it for so long points to a broken security system that isn't adequately protecting the secrets of Canada and its allies. Moves National.

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LNG project proposed for Nova Scotia

NS-LNG-Plant

HALIFAX -- A small Calgary-based firm is proposing to liquefy natural gas on Nova Scotia's east coast and ship it overseas to markets in Europe and India.The president of Pieridae Energy Canada said Wednesday he is looking for sources of gas that will be cooled, liquefied and exported by ship from the Guysborough County community of Goldboro, about 200 kilometres northeast of Halifax. Moves Atlantic and Business. AUDIO.

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ALSO IN THE NEWS:

New Brunswick nuclear plant produces power

NB-Point-Lepreau

FREDERICTON -- Atlantic Canada's only nuclear power plant is producing electricity for the first time since 2008.New Brunswick's Point Lepreau generating station began producing electricity for homes and businesses as of Tuesday. Moves Atlantic and Business.

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Man dead after car, ambulance collide

NL-Fatal

PYNNS BROOK -- One man was killed and three people taken to hospital Tuesday after a collision between a car and an ambulance in western Newfoundland. …

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