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2014-05-22 16:26:53

OTTAWA, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will announce funding for drug prevention projects, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, federal Minister of Health. Date May 23 Time 9 a.m. Location Community Health Centre Room 610 690 East River Road New Glasgow, Nova Scotia SOURCE Health Canada

2014-05-22 08:28:23

HALIFAX, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Unifor is holding a national conference on health care to respond to the unprecedented challenges facing the public system and to health care workers' rights. Local union leaders and members in the health care sector will gather in Halifax from May 23 to 25 at the Delta Halifax to hear from leading experts in health care and to discuss the future of Canada's publicly funded system. Prominent medical professionals and leaders from across the country...

2014-05-15 12:21:13

OTTAWA, May 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Tomorrow, Canada Post will issue five stamps celebrating Canadian UNESCO World Heritage sites. The five stamps feature Old Town Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; SGang Gwaay, British Columbia; the Rideau Canal in Ontario; the Landscape of Grand Pré, Nova Scotia; and Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta. "Canadians have expressed an overwhelming request for more stamps featuring Canadian landscapes that can be sent outside of Canada and we are happy to oblige,"...

2014-05-12 08:32:40

HOUSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solanbridge Group Inc (OTC: SLNX) is pleased to announce a Letter of Intent (LOI) between Mr. Beaver Paul of Germain Paul and Associates, a Quebec corporation, and Mr. Earle G. Hickey of First Halifax Financial Corporation, Inc., a Nova Scotia corporation. These corporations have joined with Solanbridge to develop medical marijuana opportunities throughout all of Canada, including Nova Scotia. Charles R. Shirley, Managing Director of SLNX stated,...

2014-05-06 12:27:24

28' Nova Scotia Lighthouse, Music, Culinary Demonstrations and Cultural Performances Bring Nova Scotia to Faneuil Hall and Fenway Park BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't be surprised if you hear the distinct Nova Scotia accent around Boston in May. From a 28' Nova Scotia Lighthouse to culinary demonstrations from Alain Bosse, Nova Scotia's famous Kilted Chef, Bostonians will have the chance to experience the culture of Nova Scotia on May 17-18, 2014 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The...

2014-05-02 16:22:02

HOUSTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New seismic surveys, new offshore basins, exploration programs and calls for bids in Canada's Atlantic Offshore will be highlighted at the Canadian OTC press conference at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 6 at Reliant Center, Houston. The press conference features the Hon. Tom Marshall, Premier, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Hon. Andrew Younger, Minister of Energy, Province of Nova Scotia. Newfoundland and Labrador is home to...

2014-04-13 20:20:12

Setting out from Charlottetown, PEI on Monday morning, Clara Hughes brings the mental health message to Truro, NS and then on to Halifax, New Glasgow, Port Hawkesbury and Sydney CHARLOTTETOWN, April 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - On Monday morning, six-time Olympic medalist and Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson Clara Hughes arrives in Nova Scotia to spend the week bringing the mental health message to communities around the province. Today, Clara is in Charlottetown on Day 31 of...

2014-04-11 23:22:06

QueenBeeTickets.com has unleashed an inventory of discounted tickets for the Renan Barao vs TJ Dillashaw match going down in Las Vegas at MGM Grand on May 24, 2014. The popular discount ticket provider is also featuring tickets for UFC on Fox at Amway Center in Orlando on April 19, SAP Center in San Jose on July 26, and Halifax Metro Centre in Nova Scotia on October 4. Germantown, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com, with the largest inventory to be found on the Internet,...

2014-03-31 23:26:01

A Nova Scotia company is making exciting advances in tag and receiver technology used with fish tracking. A longer battery life and smaller tag size will lead to more efficient tracking of wild Atlantic salmon. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) welcomed several biologists from Maine, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island recently to a demonstration and training workshop regarding the use of acoustic telemetry for tracking fish. Representatives...

2014-03-21 12:21:26

HALIFAX, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pieridae Energy (Canada) Ltd. ("Pieridae") is pleased to announce that the Honourable Randy Delorey, Minister of Environment for the Province of Nova Scotia, has issued environmental assessment (EA) approval, with conditions, for company's proposed Goldboro LNG project. Goldboro LNG consists of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing plant and facilities for the storage and export of LNG, including a marine jetty. In a letter to Pieridae,...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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