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"Cheap shots" from McNeil led to QP exit, says D'Entremont

Progressive Conservative MLA Chris d’Entremont says the Premier’s angry diversion tactics won’t stop him from standing up for taxpayers and fighting for a sustainable ferry service between Yarmouth and Maine.

After a heated exchange with the Premier during Question Period Tuesday, d’Entremont was asked to excuse himself from the legislative chamber, which he immediately did.

Arts: Time to vote in Shelburne County

Oct 26 deadline looms
 

It’s time. From October 23 to 26, voting is open to support Shelburne County’s own pitch to produce a CBC sitcom called “Scratch Tracks.”

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.

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