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10/1/2014

HEALTH-CARE WORKERS URGING THE PROVINCE TO SCRAP LEGISLATION

(CP) - Nova Scotia health-care workers and their supporters are telling a legislative committee that the province should scrap a major reorganization of the health sector's collective bargaining structure.The government's law amendments committee is into its second day of public hearings Wednesday on a bill that would merge bargaining ... Read More
10/1/2014

COMPANY DEFENDS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION STEPS TAKEN FOR NATURAL GAS STORAGE PROJECT

Alton Natural Gas Storage LP says they're committed to respect safety and the environment in all aspects of the company’s $100 million project in Colchester County.The facility will consist of three salt caverns storing natural gas, with water from the Shubenacadie River being pumped in to blast the salt ... Read More
10/1/2014

AMHERST RCMP OFFICER WINS AWARD FROM MADD CANADA

An officer with the Amherst RCMP Detachment has won the 2014 Terry Ryan Memorial Award for Excellence in Police Services.Constable Travis Dow was handed the prestigious honour last Saturday at the National Mothers Against Drunk Driving Conference in Toronto for his tireless work to combat impaired driving through enforcement ... Read More
10/1/2014

THREE LOCAL PROJECTS VYING FOR VOTES, FUNDING IN ONLINE COMPETITION

The Aviva Community Fund competition is back, and three local projects are looking for your votes.Voting for Round 1 lasts until October 13th, online at avivacommunityfund.org, with 40 ideas selected in each of the first three rounds of voting in two categories.In the up to $50,000 category, the ... Read More
10/1/2014

PROTEST ALONG HIGHWAY 102 ON WEDNESDAY NEAR STEWIACKE

A highway protest is planned for Wednesday near Stewiacke against the Alton Natural Gas Storage Project.Running along both sides of Highway 102, on the Truro side of Stewiacke, the peaceful protest is expected to run between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. with RCMP on hand.The project by Alton ... Read More