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Nova Scotia's seniors' pharmacare needs overhaul, not tinkering - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nova Scotia needs to overhaul its seniors' pharmacare program, not just tinker with it, say two researchers who have studied drug costs and pharmaceutical programs extensively.
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Nova Scotia shovels out after winter storm - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Despite the high winds, Nova Scotia Power kept the electricity on across the province overnight. About 100 customers lost power in the Glace Bay area just after 9 a.m.. Spokeswoman Beverley Ware said crews continue with regular work to "storm harden ...

Nova Scotia boy donates contest money in memory of NL teen - ‎1 hour ago‎
A young Nova Scotia boy's compassion is going a long way to comfort a grieving mother in Conception Bay South, N.L.. Sheree-Lin Kavanagh has never met 12-year-old Ian Reynolds of New Glasgow.

Fare thee well, film workers: Nova Scotia filmmaker Thom Fitzgerald on the province's mass exodus - ‎14 hours ago‎
I've been saying a lot of goodbyes lately. Farewell parties, adieu dinners, social media well-wishes. It's a bittersweet time in Nova Scotia's beleaguered film and television industry. We're in the midst of a talent exodus, the likes of which we haven ...

Nova Scotia snowstorm to die out by this afternoon - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Weather conditions in Nova Scotia will improve this afternoon and most areas should only see another 5 cm of snow. Check CBC's Storm Centre for all weather, travel and cancellation updates.

Nova Scotia First Nations eye better child services on heels of ruling - ‎16 hours ago‎
A recent human rights ruling means Mi'kmaq communities in Nova Scotia could see an expansion of programs for aboriginal children and families.
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Chew on this: Farmers Markets of Nova Scotia takes food cost talk to social media

MetroNews Canada - ‎12 hours ago‎
Chew on this: Farmers' Markets of Nova Scotia takes food cost talk to social media. Nova Scotians invited to participate in Wednesday night panel discussion about rising food costs via YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

Nova Scotia's abandoned vessel issue spurred on by poor metal prices - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A long-time scrap dealer says low metal prices are contributing to the number of abandoned and derelict vessels being left in harbours along Nova Scotia's coastline. Mike Parsons of Duncans Cove has managed and dismantled vessels for nearly 50 years ...
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Police in Nova Scotia looking for missing 16-year-old girl

MetroNews Canada - ‎16 hours ago‎
Police in Nova Scotia are asking for the public's help finding a missing 16-year-old girl. The RCMP say Rachel Hannah Williams was last seen on Feb. 4 at 2:30 p.m.

Nova Scotia woman who inspired winter garden dies of cancer

CTV News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A Nova Scotia woman who was the inspiration behind a flower garden that sprung up in the middle of the winter has died. Doris Hanna of Upper Onslow, N.S., died at the age of 73 on Monday. She had been battling lung cancer that spread to her bones and ...

Drone footage showcases Nova Scotia lighthouses

CTV News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
A drone enthusiast and musician are working to capture Nova Scotia's stunning vistas and Maritime history, one lighthouse at a time.
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Growth of blue-green algae across Nova Scotia a concern: Dal AC prof

Yarmouth County Vanguard - ‎20 hours ago‎
Nguyen-Quang, a professor of engineering at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, has been researching cyanobacteria blooms - blue-green algae - in Nova Scotia for several years. Lately, results based on research last summer have become more worrisome ...

Syrian refugee family combats bedbugs in Halifax apartment - ‎14 hours ago‎
... not the case and what they have is brand new. Sobeih is with the Muslim refugee assistance group, United For One, which is working with Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia to help settle government-sponsored Syrian refugees in the province.
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Snowstorm creates pancake supper problems on Shrove Tuesday - ‎21 hours ago‎
The fallout from Monday's blizzard is causing religious complications as some churches move their annual pancake day meals into Lent.
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William Sandeson's preliminary inquiry begins in Taylor Samson case - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
They reported that the document alleges Samson was involved in a drug deal involving marijuana before his death. Investigators subsequently searched two properties in Sandeson's hometown of Truro, N.S., saying they discovered several items of interest.

Storm Songs: A playlist to keep you warm during a Nova Scotia winter - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
As the latest winter storm headed towards the Maritimes, CBC Nova Scotia wanted to know: What's your favourite storm song?
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Liberals announce $13.7M for Dalhousie University research - ‎15 hours ago‎
Sadeghian came to Nova Scotia seven years ago for post-doctoral research at Dalhousie before heading to the United States. He was lured back to Dalhousie with a position as a Canada research chair that will pay him $100,000 a year for five years.

Chew on this: Farmers' Markets of Nova Scotia takes food cost talk to social media

Truro Daily News - ‎32 minutes ago‎
“It will come up on our panel and it's very much a part of our awareness in terms of what the rising cost of food looks like for Nova Scotians who are on low incomes,” she said. “The conversation will certainly not skirt around that reality.” The panel ...

Peter Coade forecasts sun and cloud as temperatures stay sub-zero - ‎2 hours ago‎
Today will be generally fair, clouding over in the west, with seasonable temperatures across Nova Scotia. Central mainland (including greater Halifax).

Fisherman discovers 3-clawed lobster in Nova Scotia

The Weather Network - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Sunday, February 7, 2016, 5:46 PM - In his 40 years of fishing, Nova Scotia resident Barry Sullivan has never seen anything quite like this unusual lobster.