Soul’s Harbour Rescue Mission opening in Truro
International Day of Peace being marked in Bass River
WWF president says fresh water data lacking, Atlantic Canada's in particular
Manslaughter conviction nets Glace Bay man 15-year jail sentence
Unpaved Onslow roadways have business park operators fuming
MP Bill Casey will not seek re-election in 2019
Video: Zombie Walk returning to Truro in October
Permit issues putting snapping turtle eggs at risk
Wayward Cats accepting books for October sale
Truro Police present Randy MacKenzie with a memento of his years on the force
Bigs and Littles: Big Sister match changed woman’s life
This is ag: Dal AC embraces changes for school year despite recent fire
This is ag: Dal Faculty of Agriculture welcomes first PhD student
Remembrance being held for former Truro doctor
The public is invited to a remembrance for Dr. Malcolm Scott, an ophthalmologist who worked in Truro, Hilden and Shubenacadie for many years. Scott was born in Scotland, and was a doctor in the British military before coming to Canada. He ...
Bears cross near Hammonds Plains school
The bear and her four little ones seemingly had no interest in the school just a half kilometre down the road. Dismissal was about a half hour away at Madeline Symonds Middle School when Erin Hancock encountered the bear crossing on White Hills ...
Never giving up on Terry Fox
SPRINGHILL, N.S. – Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope began April 12,1980 in St. Johns, Newfoundland. Thirty-eight years later, the Marathon of Hope continues in Springhill with Bernice Fraser. “When Terry came to Springhill, myself ...
Samantha Canning shares knowledge in Veterinarians Without Borders trip to Africa
Lewisporte’s Samantha Canning found herself very far from home this summer doing work that she loves. Canning, who has a Bachelor of Agriculture in Animal Science from Dalhousie University, was in Ghana in Western Africa, from May 1 to ...
Recent Weymouth fire destroys Electric City artifacts, photographs and documents: ‘It’s a major setback but it’s not going to defeat us’
WEYMOUTH, N.S. – By their nature, fires are cruel and unforgiving. And a recent fire in Weymouth is no exception. It took only a matter of hours for the fire to not only destroy two historic buildings, but to claim with it artifacts, ...
Colchester United Way and Big Brothers Big Sisters joins forces for Back to School program
About 300 students will benefit from a backpack program as they head back to school. The United Way’s Back to School Program provides backpacks full of supplies to children in need from grades primary to 12, and for the last two years Big ...
McIver Marsh dedicated in memory of Keith McAloney
RIVER HEBERT, N.S. - The wetlands and waterfowl near Keith McAloney’s River Hebert home were like family to him. The late biologist with Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Canadian Wildlife Service was honoured Thursday when the McIver Marsh in ...
This is ag: Whale skeleton offers Dal AC unique educational tool
More than a year after a 63-foot female blue whale — the largest animal species on Earth — was sighted floating off the coast of Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University’s Gordon Price, Chris Harvey-Clark, Christopher Nelson and a team of ...
Video: Colchester 4-H receives funding for barn upgrades
Colchester County 4-H can confidently move ahead with barn renovations, thanks to funding from both the province and county. During a gathering at the 4-H barn, on the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition grounds, on September 4, Minister of ...
Province announces $50,000 in funding for Scotia Pool
A cheque for $50,000 was presented to the Scotia Pool Society on Tuesday, September 4. Nova Scotia Minister of Agriculture Keith Colwell and Deputy Premier Karen Casey were at the Scotia/Glen W Smith Pool to announce the funding for infrastructure ...