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An Atlantic Canadian telecom company has opted out of a new program aimed at getting low income families on affordable high speed internet plans.The federal government's new Connecting Families...

Post date: June 07, 2018

Two long-standing Bridgewater business are joining together in a new location.Gow's Home Hardware and Gow's Furniture stores will soon be located under one roof in a new building being built...

Post date: June 07, 2018

NSCC Faculty will decide if they are going to cut ties with the Nova Scotia Teachers Union.The staff are voting on the option to form an independent faculty and professional support association under...

Post date: June 07, 2018

On June 6th, 1944, allied forces along with members of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division, stormed the beaches off the coast of Normandy, France, in an effort to bring the Nazi occupation of Europe...

Post date: June 07, 2018

The Digby Hospital emergency department will be closing. It shuts down this evening at 6:00 p.m. and reopens tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. The health authority says it's due to physician availability...

Post date: June 07, 2018
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Teaching and support staff with the Nova Scotia Community College are voting on who they want as a bargaining unit. Right now it's the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. But the Academic Union of the...

Post date: June 07, 2018

It was another successful year for the Tri-County VON Walkathon. The event on May 26 raised $5500. Spokesperson Derek Babin says they're fortunate to have a very dedicated core of supporters...

Post date: June 07, 2018

Residents of Ontario are going to the polls today in what looks to be one of the most hard-fought provincial elections in recent history.Premier Kathleen Wynne conceded last week her Liberals would...

Post date: June 07, 2018

Cell phone use while driving continues to be a major problem across Nova Scotia and the Maritimes, which is why police are once again sending out a message: DON'T DO IT.Constable Chad Morrison...

Post date: June 07, 2018

Veterans Affairs Canada has committed $147 million over six years for the expansion of the Veteran Family Program. The announcement was made in Greenwood Friday by West Nova MP Colin Fraser. He...

Post date: June 07, 2018

The owner of a private childcare centre in Yarmouth says the province must move faster to address issues with pay. Jodi MacKinnon-LeBlanc of Lil' Gems says the current formula is putting some...

Post date: June 07, 2018

Bridgewater Police Service is warning residents of a scam involving rental houses and apartments.The scam involves an individual claiming to be renting houses or apartments that are currently for...

Post date: June 06, 2018

Critics are calling for the provincial government to hold a public inquiry into offshore oil and gas development. The Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia, also wants a moratorium placed on...

Post date: June 06, 2018

Beachcombers in areas of Lunenburg County saw a large number of dead squid washing ashore last week.According to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans there's nothing to be concerned about.DFO...

Post date: June 06, 2018

Since 1975, Tim Horton's has been helping children from low income families find their true potential, by sending thousands of children to summer camp through donations at their coffee shops...

Post date: June 06, 2018

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