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Doctors join 55+ Games to promote physical activity in Nova Scotia seniors

Despite the many known benefits of being physically active, only 30 per cent of Nova Scotia seniors aged 65 and over are active enough to reap the benefits, according to a news release from Doctors Nova Scotia.

According to the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, the amount of physical activity we get every day declines with age. As a result, older adults face increased risk of mobility loss, function capacity and most importantly, independence.

Nova Scotia business confidence among the highest in Canada, says CFIB

Nova Scotia’s Business Barometer® Index remained stable in May, according to a news release Thursday from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

McNeil government unclear about where Cooke Aqua $18M was spent

"...how they've utilized that money and what they retain, I'm not sure I can actually answer the question." Minister Mark Furey

Barrington Big Bike Team looking for riders

Take a seat. Save a life.
The Heart&Stroke Big Bike, presented by the Dairy Farmers of Canada, and Medavie Blue Cross in Atlantic Canada, is one of the primary community fundraising events for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Sobeys Barrington Passage is currently recruiting riders for their Big Bike Ride. The ride takes place on Wednesday August 5th, 2015.

Opinion: Shelburne fish farm jobs a mirage

In 2010, 350 full-time jobs were promised when a new processing plant was built in Shelburne. Years later, $25 million of taxpayers’ money was handed over to the fish-farm operator to move this project along.

Maine governor flip-flop - no money for Nova Star

The state’s top economic development official says Gov. Paul LePage won’t be asking the Maine Legislature to use taxpayer money to help fund the ferry service between Portland and Nova Scotia, countering assumptions widely held in Nova Scotia that LePage plans to submit a bill to do just that.

Lobster fee does not need fishermen approval, says minister

$2 million in marketing funds coming?
Nova Scotia's fisheries minister says progress is being made in trying to get some sort of fee in place for the province’s largest lobster fishery.
 

Clark’s Harbour school upgrades, amalgamation celebrated

Principal Leslie Smith, mayor Leigh Stoddart, Education minister Karen Casey, Clyde River-Barrington MLA Chris d'Entremont

Nova Scotia could become prime backcountry destination

'There's just also a great deal of relaxation and natural entertainment to be had

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