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Lobster rescued from Ontario grocery store tank and flown to Nova Scotia

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
After some Googling, she realized the lobster most likely came from Nova Scotia, and thought it would be better to return it to the ocean than to keep it in a tank.
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Nova Scotia makes big gains in energy reduction

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
Nova Scotians are adjusting their energy consumption habits and it is leading to a real reduction in electricity use, according to Efficiency Nova Scotia. The non-profit organization said Tuesday, Nova Scotians reduced their energy consumption by 1.2 ...

Nova Scotia municipalities spend $600K on 2 conferences

CBC.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
It's an opportunity for elected officials from towns and counties to learn from their peers and lobby government. But attendance at national conferences comes with a hefty price tag.

New professional standard for Nova Scotia teachers coming next fall

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
Nova Scotia will soon have a new uniform set of standards for teachers and those who want to join the profession. "We've been working with teachers," Education deputy minister Sandra McKenzie told the province's standing committee on human resources.
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Nova Scotia takes back $27M offer after Pictou amalgamation scuttled

CBC.ca - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says his government's offer of $27 million to help amalgamate municipalities in Pictou County is off the table after voters rejected the move in a non-binding plebiscite this weekend.

Lyle Howe's caseload 'overwhelming,' Robert Hagell testifies

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
Calendar jammed with court dates. Hagell is based in Elmsdale, N.S., and has an extensive history as both a Crown prosecutor and defence lawyer.
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Message from BOMA Nova Scotia president Michael Ewald

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎14 hours ago‎
The website now features an online member directory, with information about all BOMA Nova Scotia member companies. Our Supplier members are also categorized by service, allowing easy searches for member companies when you need to find a ...
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Lyme disease diagnosed in dog at Fall River, NS

CBC.ca - ‎18 hours ago‎
Elaine Holmes, the province's director of communicable disease prevention and control, says the diagnosis in pets confirms their belief that the disease-carrying ticks are a threat in any wooded area in the province.
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Nova Scotia set to welcome tidal-power turbines

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Two gigantic turbines will soon be immersed in the powerful tides of the Bay of Fundy where, if all goes well, they will begin generating electricity for the Nova Scotia power grid later this summer. Next weekend, the first of two 16-metre-diameter ...
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Bank of Nova Scotia's Q2 Results Beat Expectations: Should You Buy Now?

The Motley Fool Canada - ‎13 hours ago‎
Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS)(NYSE:BNS), Canada's third-largest bank in terms of total assets, announced better-than-expected second-quarter earnings results before the market opened on May 31, but its stock has reacted by making a slight move lower.
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Ricoh Sport Awards honours best in Nova Scotia amateur athletics

CBC.ca - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Sport Nova Scotia honoured the best amateur athletes, coaches, officials, sponsors and volunteers in the province Saturday night at the Ricoh Sport Awards in Halifax.

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CBC.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
An investigation by CBC Nova Scotia has found that more than 100 municipal delegates from the province went to annual meetings of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, at a total cost of more than $600,000.
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Nova Scotia weather Monday brings a risk of thundershowers

CBC.ca - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Northern Nova Scotia. Forecast: Cloudy with a few showers giving five millimetres. Risk of thundershowers and another five millimetres of rain.

Shining new light on old maps of Nova Scotia

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎May 29, 2016‎
“Mapmakers used to have a lot of control,” says Trish LeBlanc, librarian at the Annapolis Valley Campus of Nova Scotia Community College.

Cystic fibrosis patient's family warmed by Nova Scotia hospitality in Toronto

CBC.ca - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Within hours of arriving at a towering Toronto apartment building on April 2 - their lives packed into 10 suitcases - a Lunenburg County family began their wait for a double-lung transplant just as Nova Scotia hospitality knocked at their door. Vicki ...

Spryfield residents taking housing issues into their own hands

CBC.ca - ‎19 hours ago‎
After hearing her neighbours complain about Housing Nova Scotia, she and a group of residents formed the Community of Rockingstone Society.

INTERACTIVE: Things to do in Nova Scotia in June

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
INTERACTIVE: Things to do in Nova Scotia in June. THE CHRONICLE HERALD Published May 31, 2016 - 2:56pm. Last Updated May 31, 2016 - 2:59pm.

Firefighters in Nova Scotia rescue young cow stuck in river mud

MetroNews Canada - ‎4 hours ago‎
A cheer went up from people gathered along Middle Dyke Road as a young cow that got mired in the mud of the Cornwallis River stood and began walking.

Facelift for Casino Nova Scotia in Sydney

Cape Breton Post - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Dennis Hodder of Cape Breton Drywall and Paint Ltd. was one of several people working on the renovations at Casino Nova Scotia in Sydney, Thursday. The $1 million facelift, which includes a rebranded restaurant and expanded entertainment space, ...
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Cape Breton doctor says Sydney needs medical licences

CBC.ca - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Dr. Jeremy Hillyard is medical executive director for the eastern district of the Nova Scotia Health Authority. He said Crosby is right to be worried.
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