"Shake, Rattle; and Roll" in Yarmouth and Digby

By Rick Fleming. Last updated: 2015-07-02 04:18:23

Canada Day was shaking yesterday in Digby and Yarmouth, as those areas got an earthquake at 3:30 yesterday afternoon.

The 3.6 tremblor hit offshore of Brier Island on Digby Neck, rattling various buildings.

No damage was reported.

The New Brunswick RCMP seeks your help regarding a child molester

By Rick Fleming. Last updated: 2015-07-02 04:18:18

The New Brunswick RCMP's Internet Child Exploitation unit has identified a number of victims of a man who has been sexually exploiting boys online from at least January of 2012.

This past May, the RCMP released a video; encouraging victims to come forward.

Since then, the video has been viewed over 50 thousand times.

Victims have come forth in Scotland, England, the United States and in southern Ontario.

There could be as many as 2 thousand victims world-wide.

The RCMP is asking you to continue sharing the video as victims could be anywhere.

The video is on YouTube.

Nova Scotians named to the Order of Canada

By Rick Fleming. Last updated: 2015-07-02 04:16:02

Four Nova Scotians were among 100 people appointed to the Order of Canada yesterday.

Three from Halifax; Bill Black “for contributions as a corporate and community leader;” Margaret Fountain for "philanthropic support of the arts"; and Susan Sherwin “for contributions as a scholar, mentor and leader in the field of 'feminist bioethics.'"

Sydney's Martin Chernin was appointed “for his contributions to the development of Cape Breton Island as both a businessman and civic booster.”

Nova Scotia "lost in the shuffle" business-wise

By Rick Fleming. Last updated: 2015-07-02 04:14:42

A new report says most global business people don't know where Nova Scotia is, or why people do business here.

Nova Scotia Businesses Laurel Broten says that's not a surprise, as we export many products worldwide; but people don't always know where they come from.

She adds that the agency is trying to boost awareness by talking directly to businesses.

Food RECALL

By Rick Fleming. Last updated: 2015-07-02 04:13:18

"No Name" and "Compliments" brand frozen chicken products are being recalled over salmonella concerns.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says there have been illnesses reported.

You can get more details at healthycanadians.ca

Donald gets "Trumped" by a retailer

By Rick Fleming. Last updated: 2015-07-02 04:12:20

If you planned on getting Donald Trump-brand clothing at Macy's while in the States, don't bother: they've pulled it.

Over 500,000 people signed petitions to have the chain drop Trump's apparel, although The Donald says he cut ties.

This is another response to Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants during his presidential campaign kickoff speech.

Yet another threat against WestJet

By Rick Fleming. Last updated: 2015-07-02 04:10:58

A WestJet flight was threatened again last night.

Flight 722 from Vancouver to Toronto was diverted to Calgary, but after being checked out all appeared okay and everyone was safe.

It was the fifth flight to be threatened in the past week.

"Jaws" attack State-side

By Rick Fleming. Last updated: 2015-07-02 04:10:03

A 68-year-old man suffered wounds to his ribs, leg and hands in another shark attack yesterday off North Carolina's coast.

It's the year's seventh attack, the man was in waist-deep water at the time.

Sports

By Rick Fleming. Last updated: 2015-07-02 04:09:04

In baseball, the Jays hammered the Red Sox 11 to 2.

In the women's world cup, Japan doubled England 2 to 1.

NHL action saw Matt Beleskey signing a five-year deal with the Bruins. The Leafs traded Phil Kessel and two prospects to Pittsburgh for three prospects and picks.

In NBA free agency, the Raptors signed forward DeMarre Carroll to a four-year deal.

News stories from 2015-07-01.