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Amanda Cashin Photography

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amanda cashin photography (RT @amandamc79: @CelebrateNS @VisitNovaScotia The picutres on my new website are a great showcase of Nova Scotia - can I get a RT?
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Nova Scotia is a wonderful place to live, work and visit.  However, the news tends to be all gloomy and depressing.  Only good news stories located here!
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A Vacation From Curating

Hi folks.  There will be no (or limited) posts for the next two weeks.  Will be back up and running on the Easter Weekend.  See you then!

 

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Lyme disease a growing problem in Nova Scotia: study - CTV News

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Lyme disease a growing problem in Nova Scotia: study
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Undiagnosed Lyme disease infections are leading to a growing number of cases of arthritis among children in Nova Scotia.
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This isn't good news.  What is good news though is that it made the news!  Awareness is paramount in ensuring you don't get bitten.

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Nova Scotia: An Immigration Destination - Canada Immigration News

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Nova Scotia: An Immigration Destination
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In recent weeks, the small Canadian province of Nova Scotia has been under the spotlight for many prospective immigrants.
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Dalhousie student turns transit troubles into technological triumph for Halifax - Truro Daily News

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Dalhousie student turns transit troubles into technological triumph for Halifax
Truro Daily News
HALIFAX - A Dalhousie University student has come up with a solution to cut down on one of the most common problems plaguing Metro Transit users.
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Halifax Never Looked More Stunning

Halifax Never Looked More Stunning | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Reddit user Zonkyslayer took a picture of the Halifax harbour every morning for a year and posted the best ones to the sharing site. The results were nothing short of breathtaking.
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Turkeys block Highway 101; no charges despite fowl play

Turkeys block Highway 101; no charges despite fowl play | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Nova Scotia RCMP say despite the obvious fowl play, no charges are anticipated after two turkeys blocked traffic on Highway 101 last week.
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Nova Scotia boy with traumatic brain injury back home

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Evan Turner suffered a traumatic brain injury after being struck by a car while riding his bicycle last May. After spending almost a year at the children’s hospital in Halifax, Evan has been living at home for four weeks.
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Without the generosity of Nova Scotian's (and I am sure others), then this young boy would not be able to live at home.  We pull together when we need to!

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Cape Breton getting a Slyce of the action

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SYDNEY — Glenn Turner smiles when he hears new jobs in the information technology and graphic design fields are headed to Cape Breton. (Good things are happening in #NovaScotia.
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Manitoba women, Nova Scotia men claim Canadian Seniors titles - Canadian Curling Association (press release)

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Canadian Curling Association (press release) Manitoba women, Nova Scotia men claim Canadian Seniors titles Canadian Curling Association (press release) Manitoba defeated Saskatchewan (Lorraine Arguin of Moose Jaw), 5-1 while Nova Scotia edged...
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Tweet from @HfxSeaportMrkt

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Calling all #buskers! Are you interested in becoming a busker at the #Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market? http://t.co/Pr6a4JeKwh
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Surfers suiting up for cold contest in Nova Scotia

Surfers suiting up for cold contest in Nova Scotia | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
What's dubbed as the most hard core surfing competition in Canada is taking place Saturday in Lawrencetown, N.S.
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Local musicians hitting the stage for first joint concert in Wolfville

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On April 8, two well known, local musicians will combine forces in a concert at the Al Whittle Theatre, in Wolfville.
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Government Eliminates Interest on Nova Scotia Student Loans | novascotia.ca

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PSA - Public Gardens Full Season Opening on April 10

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Halifax Public Gardens full season opening on April 10. Maybe there'll be some signs of spring! http://t.co/AUzJf4MRpx
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CBRM worker plows a little kindness into his route

CBRM worker plows a little kindness into his route | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
GLACE BAY —� Despite an enormous cleanup job ahead of them Wednesday� following a wicked winter storm, municipal workers made time to plow a little kindness into their route.
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Local musician set to release folklore album - Truro Daily News

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Local musician set to release folklore album
Truro Daily News
“It's been in the works for at least 20 years,” said Prest, who lives in Truro Heights but is originally from Stewiacke Valley.
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Maritime researchers develop innovative technology to help stroke survivors

Maritime researchers develop innovative technology to help stroke survivors | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Each year, an estimated 50,000 Canadians experience a stroke and for those patients, recovery often involves intense physical therapy. However, Maritime researchers Shaun Boe and Tim Bardouille are trying to change the way survivors get better.
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TD Halifax Jazz Festival presents internationally renowned American musician St. Vincent | Halifax Jazz Festival

TD Halifax Jazz Festival presents internationally renowned American musician St. Vincent | Halifax Jazz Festival | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
So excited to announce @st_vincent is joining our festival line up! No joke! http://t.co/B5Iuogp7ru
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Halifax's Hope Blooms gardeners party with Dragons - TheChronicleHerald.ca

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TheChronicleHerald.ca Halifax's Hope Blooms gardeners party with Dragons TheChronicleHerald.ca When Jim Treliving, chairman and owner of Boston Pizza International Inc., and his wife, Sandi, landed in Halifax last June to explore the source of Hope...
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Ice biking comes to Kentville - Kings County Register/Advertiser

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Ice biking comes to Kentville
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Despite taking a bit of getting used to, biking on ice can be an enjoyable experience, says Ryan Lindh of Trail Flow Outdoor Adventures.
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Top cheerleaders compete in Halifax - Globalnews.ca

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Top cheerleaders compete in Halifax
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HALIFAX – The best tumbles, flips and stunts were on display Sunday at the Halifax Forum.
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Wolfville’s Natasha Hope-Simpson inspires NSCAD students, Makers Symposium

Wolfville’s Natasha Hope-Simpson inspires NSCAD students, Makers Symposium | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
METRO HALIFAX (Wolfville’s Natasha Hope-Simpson inspires NSCAD students, Makers Symposium - Living - The Register/Advertiser http://t.co/phtJfLbGQV)...
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NS government puts $4-million into tidal energy - Globalnews.ca

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NS government puts $4-million into tidal energy
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“All of the berth holders are bringing international money into Nova Scotia,” said Younger.
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EastCoast Lifestyle operates out of Halifax, Nova Scotia and is a clothing line working towards promoting the East Coast and the lifestyle we are proud of. Created by Alex MacLean, EastCoast Lifest...

EastCoast Lifestyle operates out of Halifax, Nova Scotia and is a clothing line working towards promoting the East Coast and the lifestyle we are proud of. Created by Alex MacLean, EastCoast Lifest... | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
EastCoast Lifestyle operates out of Halifax, Nova Scotia and is a clothing line working towards promoting the East Coast and the lifestyle we are proud of. Created by Alex MacLean, EastCoast Lifestyle has been operating since February 2013.
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Fundraising underway for second year of community garden

Fundraising underway for second year of community garden | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
TRURO – With 11 families tending to plots at the Glenwood Drive Community Garden last year, plans are already underway for this upcoming season.
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