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(Federal-Cabinet-Retreat)

Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal premier is raising concerns about Ottawa's plan to end what it calls an unfair tax advantage for some wealthy small business owners.

Dwight Ball says he's worried there could be "unintended consequences" for people like physicians as well as small business people, at a time when the province is trying to attract and keep them.

His comments come as the federal cabinet is meeting in St. John's to prepare for the resumption of Parliament next week.

Ball says he met one entrepreneur who mistakenly thinks her tax rate would jump 73 per cent under the changes put forward by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. (The Canadian Press)

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(PEI-Nursing-Home-Bacteria)

P-E-I officials say five residents of a long-term care home in the province have tested positive for a bacteria known as M-R-S-A.

They say Beach Grove Home is taking extra steps to protect residents, staff and visitors after the five tested positive for either carrying or being infected by the bacteria (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus.)

Infectious disease consultant Doctor Greg German says precautions are being taken to ensure the bacteria isn't spread to other residents.

Authorities say M-R-S-A is resistant to certain types of antibiotics and is most commonly spread via the hands, so it's important that visitors to the home clean their hands. (The Canadian Press)

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(NS-Tech-Incubator)

A non-profit tech business incubator in downtown Halifax is getting two million dollars in government funding.

Volta Labs has received 1.5 million dollars from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and another 500-thousand from Nova Scotia's Innovacorp.

Volta says it has helped 40 start-ups and that 70 per cent of its alumni are still in business. (The Canadian Press)

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(NB-Point-Lepreau)

The New Brunswick government says the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station operated at a net capacity factor of just over 87 per cent last month. …

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