Yarmouth will be in the national spotlight this September as it hosts Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! 2013 National Street Hockey Championship, according to an announcement Wednesday in Yarmouth by Greg Kerr, MP for West Nova.
The Council for the Municipality of Shelburne approved $40,000 in grants to 47 community organizations in southwestern Nova Scotia, according to a news release Wednesday. The grants, says the release, "are designed to enhance the capacity of community organizations to deliver valuable programs and services."
Dan Conlin is coming back to Shelburne on Thursday, June 20 at 7 PM to give a talk on Shelburne Privateers at the Dory Shop Museum. This talk is free and is the third in the series Community Talks, presented by the Shelburne Historical Society, The Osprey Arts Centre, the Shelburne County Arts Council and the Shelburne County Genealogical Society.
Atlantic Canadians oppose many recent Employment Insurance policy changes, according to the latest survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc., discussed in a Tuesday news release from the firm
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University of Waterloo graduate student Saveena Patara gave a presentation to the Town of Shelburne Community Economic Development Committee Monday. Her research project about how climate change might affect the tourism industry in South West Nova Scotia is part of a broad project by twenty-one researchers from universities in Nova Scotia, PEI, Ontario, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.