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The leaders of urban towns and municipalities from across the province met in Bridgewater this weekend to discuss how they can work together to improve their areas.David Mitchell, mayor of the Tow of...

Post date: February 04, 2018

The president of the Nova Scotia Teacher's Union calls the province's move to change the education system without consulting employees an attack on unions.Liette Doucet says the Department of...

Post date: February 04, 2018

The Nova Scotia Teachers Union will no longer have a seat on the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions.The union announced yesterday they were pulling their co-chair out of the council in response...

Post date: February 03, 2018

Women considering an abortion now have access to more information and are facing less restrictions around the procedure.The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) announced women will be able to self-...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Shelburne residents are being urged to attend an upcoming meeting on policing. The town is looking at having the Bridgewater Police Service replace the RCMP to save money. A proposal was...

Post date: February 02, 2018

An essential piece of equipment at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth needs to be replaced. One of two Zamboni's, which cleans and smoothes the ice surfaces at the two rinks is starting to rack up...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Researchers from Acadia University are studying maternal health and midwifery in rural areas.A research project will focus on the Valley where there are no government run midwifery services and the...

Post date: February 02, 2018

If you believe Shubenacadie Sam in Nova Scotia, we're in for an early spring. The first groundhog in North America to make a weather prediction emerged from his den around 8 o'clock this morning...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Another emergency room closure in the Tri-Counties. The health authority has announced the ER at the Digby Hospital will be closed tomorrow from 6:00am to 8pm. It will close again Sunday at 6:...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Childcare is getting more affordable.Changes to Nova Scotia's Child Care Subsidy Program is making it easier for families to afford and access child care.Shelley Thompson Thompson says the...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Workplace injuries continue to be an issue for Nova Scotians.The Workplace Compensation Board of Nova Scotia's Report shows there were almost 4,400 time-loss injuries from January to September...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Updated: It looks like an early spring for Nova Scotia.According to folklore because Shubenacadie Sam did not see his shadow we can expect an early spring.He appeared at 8 this morning before a large...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Unions representing employees in Nova Scotia's education system are worried about having to negotiate with the provincial government as opposed to school boards.Besides teachers, the education...

Post date: February 01, 2018

There are closures coming up for Roseway Hospital's Emergency Department in Shelburne.The Nova Scotia Health Authority says in a release, the ER will close tomorrow at 6am and reopen Saturday at...

Post date: February 01, 2018

Every student in Nova Scotia will have access to a healthy breakfast.Last month the provincial government announced it's more than doubled it's funding to the School Healthy Eating Program.It...

Post date: February 01, 2018

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