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Arts: Solo show opens at Focus Gallery

Opinion: New regs good for aquaculture, bad for oceans

Former Environment Canada scientist challenges dilution of pesticide rules
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is proposing regulations that would substantially alter the way the Canada Fisheries Act is applied to aquaculture activities.

Failin' Health bring the blues back

Failin' Health is a Blues Duo, consisting of the brothers Freddie and Arty(Sleepy Dog) Jones, living one day at a time in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia.

Friday, October 17, they play at the Sea Dog, where there is a $5.00 cover and the show starts at 8:00pm.

Editorial: Falling into a black hole with Nova Star?

The size and surprise of the $26 million in government outlays to Nova Star Cruises in five months should make the McNeil government seriously look at whether it has the right private operating partner, says a Herald editorial Wednesday.

"As important as it is to rebuild the ferry service, says the Herald, "Nova Star should not be allowed to morph into a Nova Black Hole that will not, in the end, be sustainable."

Elizabeth Cromwell to receive honorary degree from the Mount

Mount Saint Vincent University will recognize the achievements of more than 350 students during fall convocation ceremonies on Sunday, November 2.

Marine heritage study launched

"Nova Scotia's cultural identity and character has been forged by its relationship with the sea."

The Nova Scotia government says in a news release Tuesday it is partnering with Saint Mary's University to study Nova Scotia's marine heritage resources.

More jobs for graduates the focus of new NDP bill

“Nova Scotia has lost jobs 9,000 since the Liberal’s came in to government. It’s time for the Premier to admit their promise not to invest in jobs is hurting Nova Scotians and start finding solutions."

NDP MLA Frank Corbett says in a news release Tuesday that the NDP have a plan to provide more jobs and training for apprentices and recent graduates in Nova Scotia.

3000 support turkey growers

Wednesday in the Nova Scotia Legislature, Progressive Conservative MLA for Pictou West, Karla MacFarlane, tabled a petition with over 3,000 signatures supporting small turkey processors like Gordon Fraser, says a news release from the PC Caucus.