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2011-07-13 10:00:00

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Help support the Children's Miracle Network by participating in the annual golf tournament hosted by the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. The hotel in Halifax, NS, is a proud supporter of the charity organization and is hoping to exceed their donation contribution from last year that was more than $50,000. The golf tournament will be held on September 29, 2011, at Glen Arbour Golf Course. Teams of four can enter the scramble-style...

2011-06-20 16:05:00

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Moody Blues will embark on their first cross-Canadian Fall tour in more than a decade, playing in 16 markets around the country. The Canadian tour titled "Precious Cargo" will begin on September 15 in Halifax, NS and will continue through October 8 in Victoria, BC (see tour dates below). The band will be touring in support of their new upcoming Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) greatest hits collection which will be released in two editions...

2011-06-14 13:18:00

HALIFAX, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Korea-based Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and the Premier of Nova Scotia, Canada, celebrated the grand opening of DSME Trenton Ltd. (DSTN) today, June 14, 2011. "We are very pleased with the results of our expansion into the North American market, and our strong partnership with the province," said DSTN CEO Nam-Ki Lee. "The progress we see here today underlines that we are well on our way to creating a renewable energy...

2011-05-02 15:34:00

HALIFAX, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX: EMA) and (TSX: NSI.PR.D) James D. (Jim) Eisenhauer, FCA, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of Nova Scotia Power. Mr. Eisenhauer succeeds George A Caines, Q.C., who has served as Chair since 2009 and as a director since 1995. Mr. Eisenhauer has been a Director of Nova Scotia Power Inc. since 2008. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of ABCO Group Limited, which has holdings in manufacturing and distribution activities. He...

2011-05-01 00:06:50

Olympic Pools and Spas overcomes space limitations at local home to create a family's dream backyard Salt Lake City, UT & Sydney, NS (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Bullfrog International, LC, a leading manufacturer of high-quality portable spas powered by JetPak® technology, is pleased to announce that Authorized Bullfrog Spas® Dealer, Olympic Pools and Spas, of Sydney, Nova Scotia is featured in the just released issue of Pools, Spas, and Patios, a leading Canadian publication, for...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB)                        (TSXV.GR) VANCOUVER, April 5 /PRNewswire/ - GREENLIGHT RESOURCES INC. (TSXV: GR) is pleased to announce it has signed a drilling agreement with Maritime Diamond Drilling Ltd. of Brookfield, Nova Scotia.  A diamond drill program on GreenLight's Kemptville gold property in Nova Scotia, has now commenced.  The program consists of...

2011-03-24 14:27:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB)                        (TSXV.GR) VANCOUVER, March 24 /PRNewswire/ - GREENLIGHT RESOURCES INC. (TSXV: GR), announces results from a SGH (soil-gas-hydrocarbons) soil sampling survey on its Kemptville high grade gold prospect in Nova Scotia.  The gold property, located north of the village of Kemptville, encompasses one of Nova Scotia's historic gold mining...

2011-03-23 07:00:00

Canadians are encouraged to show their purple in support of Purple Day for Epilepsy To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-epilepsy-alliance/three-cheers-for-purple TORONTO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ - While having epilepsy is nothing to cheer about, Cassidy Megan, a 12-year-old cheerleader from Halifax, Nova Scotia is putting her voice to good use to inspire people around the world to support Purple Day for Epilepsy. March is Epilepsy...


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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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