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:

Bail granted to Dennis Oland in murder case

NB-Oland-Death

SAINT JOHN -- The son of slain New Brunswick businessman Richard Oland was granted bail Monday, days after he was charged with second-degree murder in his father's death.Dennis Oland was released from custody on a $50,000 surety, ordered to surrender his passport and inform Saint John police of any travels outside the province, an administrator with the Court of Queen's Bench said. Moved Atlantic and National.

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New Brunswick shale gas injunction rejected

NB-Shale-Protest

FREDERICTON -- A judge in New Brunswick has dismissed an application from the (EL-see-BOOK-took) Elsipogtog First Nation for an injunction to stop seismic testing for shale gas.Judge Judy Clendenning of the Court of Queen's Bench said she found no evidence of a degree of harm to Elsipogtog. Moves Atlantic and National, please guard against duplication; Previous version moved Atlantic only; will be writethru.

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Offshore safety regulations lacking: critics

Air-Safety-Regulations

ST. JOHN'S -- Families who lost loved ones in a helicopter crash off Newfoundland in 2009 say Ottawa is failing to act on key safety recommendations for the offshore oil sector.Transport Canada is proposing new regulations that would ground offshore choppers in weather or sea states that would make ditching in water unsafe. The department would also require that all crew members wear immersion suits and that all passengers have underwater breathing devices. …

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