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2015-05-26 08:22:08

Drivers find valuable purchasing information on new-model Toyota at Truro Toyota TRURO, Nova Scotia, May.

2015-05-20 12:22:18

WOLFVILLE, NS, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Wolfville-based AerHyve Aerial Technologies has announced a strategic partnership with PrecisionHawk.

2015-05-08 12:20:28

Minister Raitt names replacement vessel for Saint John-Digby ferry service OTTAWA, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, and Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament

2015-05-04 16:26:58

Tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1AA3ucB HALIFAX, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Astral Out of Home, a division of Bell Media

2015-04-30 00:29:47

HALIFAX, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Nova Scotia's agri-food exports are projected to see a third year of double-digit growth in 2015, according to Export Development Canada (EDC).

2015-04-24 12:21:11

Amherst Toyota offers sound financial advice for Amherst-area consumers looking for new or used cars AMHERST, Nova Scotia, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A credit score, whether

2015-03-31 08:22:44

Drivers throughout Truro, Nova Scotia take advantage of valuable car-buying details at local Toyota dealer TRURO, Nova Scotia, Mar.

2015-03-18 08:28:58

HALIFAX, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The Nova Scotia Dental Association is sounding the alarm on seniors' oral health in Nova Scotia, a problem the president-elect of the association is calling "a

2015-03-16 16:25:54

Volunteer and Caddie Registration is Now Open PICKERING, ON, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - SportBox Entertainment Group and the PGA TOUR announced today that the Graham and Ruby DeLaet

2015-03-04 16:29:11

Canada deploys multi-disciplinary team to tackle Ebola in Guinea and Ebola Rapid Response Team participates in Nova Scotia exercise HALIFAX, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona


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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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