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2015-02-27 16:20:57

Drivers save money on fuel by shopping with Toyotas at Truro Toyota TRURO, Nova Scotia, Feb.

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Development of diverse ethnic community a defining Canadian moment OTTAWA, Feb.

2015-02-20 08:20:37

Amherst, Nova Scotia dealership highlights Toyota Avalon infusing Toyota-brand reliability with plush luxury AMHERST, Nova Scotia, Feb.

2015-01-26 08:21:06

MONTREAL, Jan. 26, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - HNZ Group Inc.

2015-01-12 08:26:38

January 17 - March 22, 2015 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Jan.

2015-01-09 16:23:06

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Museum of History is proud to announce that it has acquired the world's oldest known ice hockey stick.


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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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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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