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Aquaculture site inspections to be done by environmental enforcement officers

"They will also conduct compliance checks and respond to complaints."

Conservation officers with the Nova Scotia Department of Environment are completing training on the province's new aquaculture regulations in order to conduct site inspections and will soon put that training to work, according to a news release Tuesday.

New home for social enterprise in Shelburne

"We're very excited about the future."

Business: Edible beer rings saving sea life

With billions of gallons of beer sold each year in metal cans, and thousands of marine animals snared in the plastic can holders which populate every ocean on earth, who would have thought that drinking beer could save ocean life?
Saltwater Brewery in Florida - who count sufers and fishermen as primary customers - have partnered with a New York-based ad agency to create a plastic-free six-pack ring that feeds marine life, rather than choking or ensnarling them.

Govt seeking feedback on billion-dollar culture sector

What does culture mean to you? How do you participate in it? Government wants feedback to these questions and more as it develops a Culture Action Plan.

"Nova Scotians love music, art, theatre, libraries, heritage and our many diverse cultures. We want to work with Nova Scotians to preserve and enhance our rich culture," said Communities, Culture and Heritage minister Tony Ince in  a news release Monday. "Great variety of input and lots of it are the keys to a successful Culture Action Plan."

McNeil preparing for snap election in fall?

Voters in Nova Scotia may be going to the polls sooner than expected, possibly as early as this fall, according to a news analysis story by CBC political reporter Jean Laroche

South Coast firms featured in NS export awards

Cedar Bay Grilling takes top honours

Milton Hall upgrades get $41k in federal cash

Wednesday, the Government of Canada - through ACOA - announced a $41,552 investment in support of the Milton Community Association as they work to improve the Milton Memorial Hall, described as "the heartbeat of the Village of Milton."