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According to a newly released study, Statistics Canada is estimating 7.1 million Canadians will be buying cannabis after legalization of recreational use on October 17th.5.4 million of those users...

Post date: September 21, 2018

The province is taking steps to help problem gamblers.Legislation announced today would make changes to the voluntary exclusion program.Currently, Nova Scotia is the only jurisdiction in the country...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) says it's clear their members are feeling underappreciated and underpaid.The group recently surveyed its members in anticipation of negotiating a new contract with the...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Despite legalization being just around the corner, it remains to be seen what type of policy will be put in place for RCMP members using recreational cannabis.Earlier this month the Department of...

Post date: September 21, 2018

The Walk for a Cause, an annual fundraiser, was held last Saturday at the Barrington Regional Curling Club. The Rosalin Nickerson Care Fund Society was created by Shelley d'Eon of Barrington, in...

Post date: September 21, 2018

Carter's Beach in Port Mouton has exploded in popularity over the years and with the influx of people, has also come garbage.Robert Ross is the site coordinator for the yearly Carter's Beach...

Post date: September 21, 2018

A national land conservation organization says a new report reinforces the need for private land protection. In particular, the Nature Conservancy of Canada says it specifically applies to forests...

Post date: September 21, 2018

South Shore residents are taking it upon themselves to try and woo doctors to the area.Alison Clements with the Health Services Foundation and Tina Hennigar of Now Lunenburg are off to Digby today...

Post date: September 20, 2018

The new playground at Bridgewater Elementary school was official opened Wednesday afternoon.A two hundred thousand dollar donation from Stephen Sander was the final amount needed to complete the...

Post date: September 20, 2018

Lunenburg residents were in the dark again last night.A damaged insulator on a substation transmission line was responsible for knocking out the power according Nova Scotia Power.The blackout...

Post date: September 19, 2018

RCMP divers have recovered a body from a lake in Digby County. Corporal Jennifer Clarke says an underwater recovery team located the body around 11 a.m. today in Barrio Lake. She says they...

Post date: September 19, 2018

Lunenburg Doc Fest gets underway tomorrow.The festival, which showcases documentary films from around the world, is in its fifth year.Pamela Segger, executive director of the festival, says Doc Fest...

Post date: September 19, 2018

The CEO of Bay Ferries feels its marketing strategy is on the right track. This, after some very positive numbers for the Cat ferry were released by the City of Portland. They indicate the high...

Post date: September 19, 2018

There's been another recall of cole slaw in the Atlantic provinces.Belleisle Farms brand Cole Slaw is being recalled due to a possible Listeria contamination. The cole slaw was distributed...

Post date: September 19, 2018

Tourism operators on the South Shore have been struggling to find staff for years.Some even adjust their hours to to reflect when they can get people to work.Katherine Eisenhauer is all too familiar...

Post date: September 18, 2018

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