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Blog: July 2013 Archives

CBRM Boil Order - Still in Effect

Greg Penny of Cape Breton Regional Public Works

Posted by Robert Doublett

More than nine thousand users of the Sydney water system have been under a boil order since yesterday.

CBC reporter Gary Mansfield talked today with Greg Penny of Cape Breton Regional public works about why the order was issued and how long it will be in effect.

Here's some of their conversation.

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Life Jackets

Barbara Byers

Posted by Robert Doublett

Organizations around the world are joining together to float a simple message this summer - wear a life jacket.

From Australia to Canada to France, various safety councils say it's the simplest thing people can do, to stay safe on the water.

Barbara Byers is with the Canadian Safe Boating Council.

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CBC at Halifax Pride 2013

Video by CBC Producer David Blomme

Posted by Robert Doublett

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