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2014-08-06 16:26:10

RIVERPORT, NS, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Rustik Magazine's 'Alimentary Ideas' - Canada's first food and literature festival - launches 13 September 2014 with The New Yorker staff writer Mark Singer, and Bon Appétit deputy editor Scott DeSimon. They join food entrepreneurs and renowned chefs for the day-long event at the Chester Playhouse in Chester, Nova Scotia. "As the local food movement takes hold across Canada, there is increasing interest in knowing the people who grow and make our...

2014-07-29 08:22:58

Easy Car Money addresses best down payment rates for Truro, NS drivers TRURO, Nova Scotia, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The decision to purchase a car is filled with questions and considerations drivers must take seriously. However, it can be daunting to fulfill all of the appropriate steps needed to obtain a trustworthy vehicle. Truro, Nova Scotia auto loan resource, Easy Car Money, is sharing its down payment recommendations for new drivers in the hopes they're able to...

2014-06-25 16:25:13

Sales and marketing company receives "Campaign Cup" for excellence HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aedos Marketing Concepts, a leading sales and marketing company headquartered in Nova Scotia, announced that they have earned an esteemed sales award for their outstanding work with a major client in the wireless industry. Aedos Marketing Concepts, headed by President Nadeem Jan, was selected to win the award based on the ongoing, outstanding results and quality...

2014-06-12 12:21:34

A Partnership with Fan Club, The Bluenose Bosox Brotherhood and the Province of Nova Scotia HALIFAX, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In the wake of the 2013 World Championship Major League Baseball trophy visit to Halifax, NS, Red Sox fans seasoned or newly minted are still reeling from their brush with greatness. (Sox NS Jersey Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/117461) (Trophy Tour (9949) Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/117460) (Trophy Tour...

2014-06-04 08:22:52

HALIFAX, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pieridae Energy Canada (Pieridae) has selected CB&I to undertake Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) for Goldboro LNG, a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility. Goldboro LNG, the east coast of Canada and the United States' closest mainland LNG export terminal to Europe and India, will consist of a processing plant and facilities for the storage and export of LNG, including a marine jetty. The facility is anticipated to...

2014-05-30 12:21:42

Truro, Nova Scotia bad credit car loan resource helps drivers increase credit scores TRURO, Nova Scotia, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When drivers are hoping to improve their credit scores to make a purchase like a new vehicle, the biggest concern is how quickly they can strengthen their financial standing. While many auto loan resources would offer suggestions to quickly improve a credit score, Easy Car Money is helping Truro, Nova Scotia drivers improve their credit scores...

2014-05-27 12:16:05

The JAMA Network Journals Less Improvement in Infants with Bronchiolitis After Nebulized Hypertonic Saline Treatment Bottom Line: Children with bronchiolitis (a common respiratory tract infection that can result in hospitalization) who were treated in the emergency department showed less clinical improvement after receiving nebulized 3 percent hypertonic saline (HS) than infants who received normal saline (NS). Author: Todd A. Florin, M.D., M.S.C.E., of the Cincinnati Children's...

2014-05-23 12:26:12

HALIFAX, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Since first launching Eastlink Home Security and Automation in Nova Scotia a year ago, Eastlink has become one of the fastest-growing providers of home and business security and automation systems. Now, the company is introducing Security and Automation to more and more communities across Canada. "The remote control of everything from alarms, cameras, temperature & lighting, to door locks, all from a mobile device is relatively new," said Lee Bragg,...

2014-05-23 08:24:29

Strengthening local, regional and national efforts to combat illicit and prescription drug use among youth NEW GLASGOW, NS, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Minister of Justice and Attorney General for Canada, today announced $16.1 million in federal funding over three years to help prevent and reduce illicit and prescription drug abuse among youth ages 10 to 24....

2014-05-22 23:01:14

Jim Lawley was presented the Happy Fraser Award at the Board of Directors meetings held at the Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) presented James Lawley with the organization’s highest honor at the Board of Directors meetings in St. Andrews, N.B. today. The award has been presented annually since 1975 in memory of T.B. “Happy” Fraser to an individual who has made outstanding, long-term...


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Sable Island Horse
2014-05-22 10:38:32

The Sable Island Pony also referred to as the Sable Island Horse, inhabits Sable Island off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is small breed that legends say swam to the island from the many shipwrecks that occurred off shore. Other legends say the horse was introduced by Portuguese explorers, but neither is supported by historic or genetic evidence. The first horses were actually introduced in 1737 by a Boston clergyman, Andrew Le Mercier. The Sable Island horses of today are the...

2012-06-14 09:32:35

Symbol: SPCAN Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: CAN    N Distribution: SpiranthescaseiCatling & Cruise var.novaescotiaeCatling distribution:CAN(NS) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2008-05-05 22:39:45

The Portly Spider Crab (Libinia emarginata), is a species of crab found in estuarine habitats on the coast of North America from Nova Scotia to the Gulf of Mexico. For amateur fishermen they are generally not considered edible, as opposed to the blue crab which is often found in the same waters. This crab grows to about 4 inches across its back, which is spiny and often covered with a "garden" of sponge and seaweed. The carapace is shiny, covered with short hairs, and its color varies from...

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2008-05-04 22:52:22

The Portly Spider Crab (Libinia emarginata), is a species of crab found in estuarine habitats on the east coast of North America from Nova Scotia to the Gulf of Mexico. This crab grows to about 4 inches across its back, which is spiny and often covered with a "garden" of sponge and seaweed. The carapace is shiny, covered with short hairs, and its color varies from brown to a dull yellow. The tips of the claws are white. The hairs on the shell attract algae, barnacles, and debris. They like...

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2007-02-21 18:04:44

The grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) is a triggerfish of Eastern Atlantic areas. It is found from Mediterranean to Angola, and Nova Scotia to Argentina.

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