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The Commission on Inclusive Education released their final report this morning.It calls for a five year strategic plan with major funding increases, more specialized staff, as well as policy changes....

Post date: March 26, 2018

The Nova Scotia government is looking for input as they develop their plan for acheiving province-wide accessibility by 2030.The province recently appointed an accessiblity board, which includes two...

Post date: March 26, 2018

Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is taking steps to protect Canadians, particularly youth, from the risks of single serve highly sweetened alcoholic beverages.I am concerned by the...

Post date: March 25, 2018

Residents of Chester are about to get a final look at how their community will be developed for the next 25 years.Municipal staff have been holding meetings over the past three years to get public...

Post date: March 24, 2018

Threats against a Yarmouth County man have led to the arrest of three men.Yarmouth Rural RCMP responded to a firearms complaint on Hwy. 308 just before 8:00pm on March 18.Four males, one of whom...

Post date: March 24, 2018

Someone in Bridgewater is running out of time to claim their lotto win.A TAG ticket purchased last year in Bridgewater worth $100,000 has not yet been claimed.The draw date was March 31, 2017, and...

Post date: March 24, 2018

The Town of Bridgewater got a boost from the federal government yesterday to get a much needed upgrade for their wastewater treatment plant.The Government of Canada’s Clean Water and Wastewater...

Post date: March 23, 2018

Nova Scotia's tourism industry had its best year in history in 2017 and its fourth consecutive year of growth. According to Tourism Nova Scotia, a record 2.4 million visitors came to the province...

Post date: March 23, 2018

The minister of education has promised the concerns expressed by African Nova Scotians over the new education system are not falling on deaf ears. The Black Educators Association of Nova Scotia...

Post date: March 22, 2018

The president of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) says he's tired of the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) 'playing' when it comes to negotiations.Jason...

Post date: March 22, 2018

A survey is being conducted as part of an ongoing review of cancer services at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital. The review also seeks to determine if radiation services would be feasible. Nova...

Post date: March 22, 2018

An agitated man in the Wileville area led to RCMP being called late last night.Lunenburg District RCMP released a statement today saying they received two separate complaints from concerned citizens...

Post date: March 22, 2018

A talk being held next week aims to help parents address some of their fears about kids and technology."Raising Youth in the Digital Age" is a discussion being presented by the Be the Peace...

Post date: March 21, 2018

The Health Care Council of Unions will hold Nova Scotia's first ever province-wide Health Care Bargaining Unit strike vote.According to a statement from the Nova Scotia Government and General...

Post date: March 21, 2018

The Shelburne County Arena is closer to getting a new Zamboni. A fundraiser was held last Saturday featuring a game between local hockey legends at the arena. Organizer Jennie Huskilson says...

Post date: March 21, 2018

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