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For the first time, Canada will develop a national dementia strategy.It's aim is to ensure the same level of support no matter where someone lives in the country.Nova Scotia has had a strategy in...

Post date: July 17, 2017

A public information session is coming up to discuss Carters Beach and Spectacle Island.Nova Scotia's Department of Environment and the Region of Queens Municipality are co-hosting the meeting.It...

Post date: July 17, 2017

Fair weather and clear skies made for a record setting sail.Seventy three boats from Canada and the US competed in the 2017 Marble Head to Halifax Race.Prospector, a 68 foot racing yacht smashed the...

Post date: July 17, 2017

The Maritime Beef Council, representing cattle producers in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and P-E-I, wants to expand the beef herd in the Maritimes by 20 thousand head over the next ten years.Nathan...

Post date: July 17, 2017

New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have reached their climate change obligations years ahead of time.Under the Paris Climate Change Accord, Canada is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to...

Post date: July 17, 2017

Bridgewater has approved a marketing coordinator position at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre.The town has agreed to pay $25,000 after the LCLC board of directors passed a motion to create the...

Post date: July 17, 2017

More than 16,000 people have been displaced by fires in British Columbia.Firefighters from Nova Scotia will soon be on the way to help.The Department of Natural Resources says a 21-person crew is...

Post date: July 17, 2017

Justin Trudeau is asking the governors of the United States to stick up for free trade, for the sake of jobs in both our countries. The Prime Minister was in Rhode Island at the meeting of the...

Post date: July 14, 2017

The great outdoors is combining with modern technology this weekend at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.The park is hosting its first ever BioBlitz.Participants will use their...

Post date: July 14, 2017

A long-standing building in Bridgewater is about to meet the chopping block.The property at 686 King Street, formerly known as Sagor's Bookstore, is expected to be demolished by the end of the...

Post date: July 14, 2017

Failure to pay parking fines will cost more depending on where you are in the province.The Government of Nova Scotia has increased the out of court settlement on parking fines by ten dollars from $46...

Post date: July 14, 2017

Bay Ferries has again modified the schedule for the Cat ferry which sails between Yarmouth and Portland. It's due to a problem that developed on June 28 with the vessel's starboard outer main...

Post date: July 14, 2017

The first large sections of Canada's next generation of arctic patrol ships begin rolling out in Halifax today.Irving Shipyards will move two of the three major sections of the HMCS Harry DeWolf...

Post date: July 14, 2017

Shelburne town council recently approved the purchase of security cameras for a couple of public venues. They could have been useful earlier this week....washrooms near Guild Hall and at Graham's...

Post date: July 14, 2017

Shelburne Founders Days are on this weekend. The Black Loyalist Heritage Society will be hosting a two day open concept cultural festival tomorrow and Sunday at the centre in Birchtown. The...

Post date: July 14, 2017

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