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2012-04-27 23:03:13

Naturalist Journeys, an adventure travel company based in Portal, Arizona, announces an August 18-26, 2012 tour to Nova Scotia, highlighting the tour's innovative combination of culture and nature. With whales, land and sea birds, colorful Acadian history, signature lighthouses, world-record tides, delicious seafood and great opportunities for travel photography, the maritime province of Nova Scotia has much to offer. Portal, Arizona (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Naturalist Journeys, an adventure...

2012-04-24 10:25:29

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Net sales for the first quarter were $96.0 million, reflecting expanded physician usage of H.P. Acthar® Gel (Acthar) for treating serious, difficult-to- treat medical conditions. Net sales in the first quarter 2011 were $36.8 million. GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2012 was $38.5 million or $0.58 per...

2012-03-13 04:00:00

Wild Atlantic salmon conservationists, commercial fisheries groups, tourism operators and others are calling for a moratorium on salmon feedlots in Nova Scotia waters. HALIFAX,NS (PRWEB) March 13, 2012 Wild salmon conservationists, commercial fisheries groups, environmental organizations, sustainable economic development proponents and tourism operators are united in their concern over the Provincial Government´s commitment to expanding open net pen salmon aquaculture in Nova Scotia....

2012-02-22 15:01:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. Net sales for the fourth quarter were $75.5 million, reflecting continued physician acceptance of H.P. Acthar® Gel (Acthar) for treating serious, difficult-to-treat medical conditions. Net sales in the fourth quarter 2010 were $29.3 million. GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of 2011 was...

2012-02-13 07:56:00

Omega-3 leader announces purchase of facility from long-standing partner Alicorp S.A. DARTMOUTH, NS, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Ocean Nutrition Canada (ONC) the world's largest Omega-3 ingredient supplier, today announced its acquisition of a fish oil refining plant in Piura, Peru. With the purchase of the plant, ONC will now offer its customers a completely integrated supply chain, from primary processing through to finished ingredient. "The acquisition of the Piura facility...

2012-02-06 14:00:00

Enjoy Atlantic Cuisine this Valentine´s Day with a special five-course dinner served on February 14th. Halifax, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 Enjoy an intimate Halifax dining experience at elements on hollis this Valentine´s Day. The restaurant is hosting a delicious five-course meal for a romantic dinner for two and features the best selection of Atlantic cuisine. Patrons have the option to add Nova Scotia wine pairings for a true Nova Scotia dining experience. The...

2012-02-06 13:05:00

Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa is pleased to welcome General Manager Matthew Mackenzie to the Cape Breton Resort & community. Halifax, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 New Castle Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Mackenzie as the General Manager of Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. An 18 year veteran in the hospitality industry, Matthew has worked in world-class destination resort properties and has learned the operations...

2012-01-31 05:13:00

HALIFAX, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Carry Yak, a perfectly balanced, hands-free kayak carrier is now available online.  For kayakers, carrying one's kayak, particularly solo, can be a struggle. The choices have been slim, frustrating and often painful. With so few options, kayak portage has been a delicately balanced frustration. Until now. Today marks the launch of the Carry Yak, a perfectly balanced, hands-free kayak carrier, made in Nova Scotia, Canada. With the...

2012-01-30 18:40:00

The city of Halifax recently launched a pilot program to aide patients suffering from Alzheimer´s´ disease and other forms of dementia. According to Laipac Technology, the company issuing the service, the participants under the program will be equipped with a GPS-equipped watch that tracks their location in the event they go missing. Halifax, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 The city of Halifax recently launched a pilot program to aide patients suffering from...

2012-01-13 11:30:00

WATERLOO, Ontario, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Canada Limited has been awarded a Technology Demonstration Program for its Next Generation High Frequency Surface Wave Radar (HFSWR) by the Canadian Department of National Defence, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC). A system will now be installed at Hartlen Point, Nova Scotia, with a demonstration to commence in 2012. "We believe this technology is the key to providing persistent, active...


Latest Nova Scotia Reference Libraries

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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