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The president of the Nova Scotia Teacher's Union calls the province's move to change the education system without consulting employees an attack on unions.Liette Doucet says the Department of...

Post date: February 04, 2018

The Yarmouth Mariners are tied for the Maritime Hockey League lead. They scored three times in the first period and never looked back tonight against Woodstock, winning 4-1 at Mariners Centre....

Post date: February 03, 2018

The Nova Scotia Teachers Union will no longer have a seat on the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions.The union announced yesterday they were pulling their co-chair out of the council in response...

Post date: February 03, 2018

The Yarmouth Junior A Mariners remain in first place in the Eastlink South Division. Yarmouth got two goals from Aaron Maillet en route to a 6-1 thumping of the Pictou County Weeks Crushers...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Women considering an abortion now have access to more information and are facing less restrictions around the procedure.The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) announced women will be able to self-...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Shelburne residents are being urged to attend an upcoming meeting on policing. The town is looking at having the Bridgewater Police Service replace the RCMP to save money. A proposal was...

Post date: February 02, 2018

An essential piece of equipment at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth needs to be replaced. One of two Zamboni's, which cleans and smoothes the ice surfaces at the two rinks is starting to rack up...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Researchers from Acadia University are studying maternal health and midwifery in rural areas.A research project will focus on the Valley where there are no government run midwifery services and the...

Post date: February 02, 2018

If you believe Shubenacadie Sam in Nova Scotia, we're in for an early spring. The first groundhog in North America to make a weather prediction emerged from his den around 8 o'clock this morning...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Another emergency room closure in the Tri-Counties. The health authority has announced the ER at the Digby Hospital will be closed tomorrow from 6:00am to 8pm. It will close again Sunday at 6:...

Post date: February 02, 2018

Six more weeks of winter, or is spring around the corner? That's what Shubenacadie Sam will be informing people of this morning. At 8 a.m. Sam will come out and let us know if he sees his...

Post date: February 02, 2018

The second annual WE CARE Radiothon raised $100,000 today. The number surpassed the $92,000 total from the first event at Yarmouth Regional Hospital last year. $100,000!!!Thank you Tri-Counties...

Post date: February 01, 2018

Unions representing employees in Nova Scotia's education system are worried about having to negotiate with the provincial government as opposed to school boards.Besides teachers, the education...

Post date: February 01, 2018

There are closures coming up for Roseway Hospital's Emergency Department in Shelburne.The Nova Scotia Health Authority says in a release, the ER will close tomorrow at 6am and reopen Saturday at...

Post date: February 01, 2018

Minimum wage earners will see a slight raise come April 1.Nova Scotia's Minimum Wage Review Committee has recommended an increase of 15 cents and hour.That will mean a rate of $11 an hour for...

Post date: January 31, 2018

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