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Cannabis users can reduce health risks after a panel of medical and public health organizations released 10 recommendations.The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health led the development of the...

Post date: June 24, 2017

A pair of Shelburne County axe throwers helped put Nova Scotia on the map at the world championships.Suzy Atwood and Darren Hudson represented the province and Canada at the four day competition in...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Freshwater in Canada is in trouble.That's the result from a recent report issued by WWF-Canada.Bluenose Coastal Action's Emma Kinley contributed data to the report."This report...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Nova Scotia's Energy Minister says the province has a very good record of establishing Marine Protected Areas. The designation can restrict certain activities. Nova Scotia has asked the...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Only two weeks ago, a section of Main Street in downtown Yarmouth was re-opened with bumpouts and new asphalt. Now we learn a section will have to be resurfaced because it's not up to standards...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The Heartland Tour will mark 11 years in Yarmouth next month. The cycling, running and walking event was started provincially to promote healthy living and to fight cardiovascular disease. This...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Frost Park will be culturally spruced up this summer. The town is calling for musicians, actors, artists and dancers to be part of 'Music and Arts in the Park' beginning Wednesday. Councillor...

Post date: June 23, 2017

More relief at the pumps today. The price of both diesel and gas dropped. A litre of regular self-serve is going for $099.8 cents in most of Yarmouth County. Diesel is selling for $092.5...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Yarmouth Town RCMP say they're receiving a number of calls on two issues lately. Constable Terry Burridge says around 50 phone calls have come in over the last two days about a phone scam. The...

Post date: June 22, 2017

The mayor of Shelburne says while she's pleased with the new two-lane Roseway Bridge, it has created an issue. Karen Mattatall says speeding has become an increasing problem. She raised the...

Post date: June 22, 2017

A case involving the alleged mistreatment of a seal onboard a fishing vessel was adjourned again today. The charges against Mark Allan MacKenzie of Lower Argyle, Jay Alexander Jenkins of Rockville...

Post date: June 22, 2017

A bill that would make Remembrance Day a legal holiday now goes to the Upper House of Parliament. Bill C-311 passed the House of Commons Wednesday. West Nova MP Colin Fraser, who sponsored the...

Post date: June 22, 2017

Corporal Stacey Gosling of the Yarmouth Rural RCMP says officers were called to Highway 334 in Plymouth at 10:38 Wednesday evening. Gosling says a car had left the road and rolled onto its roof...

Post date: June 22, 2017

A man is in hospital after a single vehicle accident on Highway 103 today. Yarmouth Rural RCMP got the call at around 2:40pm that a vehicle had gone off the road and into the ditch near the...

Post date: June 21, 2017

Work on a section of Highway 101 is expected to take about another three weeks. Construction crews have been working on the highway from the Town of Yarmouth to Exit 34 at Hebron, with traffic...

Post date: June 21, 2017

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