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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

2014-06-25 16:25:13

Sales and marketing company receives "Campaign Cup" for excellence HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aedos

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

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

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

2014-05-27 12:16:05

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).

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

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

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.

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


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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
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.