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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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"Mud Hero Halifax 2015"

"Mud Hero Halifax 2015" at Ski Martock, Nova Scotia. Most of the footage is from the 9:00AM and 11:30AM waves with a GoPro2, an Olympus TG-850, and a ...
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Canada-Cuba Goodwill Tour visits Kentville - Nova News Now

Canada-Cuba Goodwill Tour visits Kentville - Nova News Now | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
KENTVILLE - A trip to Cuba in 2013 left a lasting impression on Dennis Woodworth.
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3-year-old Halifax boy gets first parking ticket

3-year-old Halifax boy gets first parking ticket | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
A photo of a boy upset over his first parking citation is getting plenty of love online. Halifax police Const. Shawn Currie wrote a ticket for Declan Tramley, 3, after he spotted him illegally stopped on his red plastic motorcycle.
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NS parathlete helps friend after race wheelchair damaged on flight - CBC.ca

NS parathlete helps friend after race wheelchair damaged on flight - CBC.ca | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Friendship does come before winning at least for two Nova Scotia buddies who are also parathletes.
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Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo kicks off - CBC.ca

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo kicks off - CBC.ca | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
The 35th annual show features more than 2,000 performers from around the world. It also features a documentary crew.
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York Redoubt - Drone footage by Scotia Skyview

Drone footage of York Redoubt in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Footage shot on July 1st, 2015 using the Phantom 3. Visit our webpage: www.scotiaskyview.ca.
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Public piano hits right note with Truro residents - CTV News

Public piano hits right note with Truro residents - CTV News | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Truro, N.S. is the latest Maritime community to set up a public piano for residents to play.
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Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo sure to draw crowds in 37th year - Globalnews.ca

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo sure to draw crowds in 37th year - Globalnews.ca | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Organizers call it the world's largest annual indoor show and it has been drawing crowds from around the region since it began in 1979.
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Fawn rescued by N.S. Mounties 'doing great': Hope for Wildlife

Fawn rescued by N.S. Mounties 'doing great': Hope for Wildlife | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Hope for Wildlife says the fawn rescued by two Mounties earlier this month is “doing great.”
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N.S. achieves milestone level of wind power generation

N.S. achieves milestone level of wind power generation | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Nova Scotia Power says a new record has been set for wind power generation in the province. For one hour early Wednesday morning, the utility says 50 per cent of the province's electricity came from wind.
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Fundraisers plan 'fun and laughter' for boy battling cancer - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Fundraisers plan 'fun and laughter' for boy battling cancer - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
When Jacob Stern was 15 months old, he was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of muscle cancer.
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Celtic Colours International Festival releases lineup for 2015 - Cape Breton Post

Celtic Colours International Festival releases lineup for 2015 - Cape Breton Post | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
SYDNEY — The lineup for this year's Celtic Colours festival has been released.
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Cape Breton musical celebrates life of Alexander Graham Bell - CTV News

Cape Breton musical celebrates life of Alexander Graham Bell - CTV News | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
A Cape Breton woman fascinated with the story of Alexander Graham Bell has created a musical drama that aims to connect people with the famous inventor.
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Family separated after Halifax Explosion to reunite nearly 100 years after tragedy

Family separated after Halifax Explosion to reunite nearly 100 years after tragedy | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Almost 100 years after the Halifax Explosion, a family that lost touch after the tragedy is planning to reunite in the city.
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14 lighthouses across Nova Scotia granted heritage status - Globalnews.ca

14 lighthouses across Nova Scotia granted heritage status - Globalnews.ca | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Parks Canada has released a list of 74 lighthouses that have been granted heritage status.
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The Historical Acadian Village of Nova Scotia - Lower West Pubnico | The Local Traveler

The Historical Acadian Village of Nova Scotia - Lower West Pubnico | The Local Traveler | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
An interesting look at part of the Acadian history we don't often see - life from 100 years ago, when Acadian communities were thriving once again.
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Order of Canada honourees include 4 Nova Scotians - CBC.ca

Order of Canada honourees include 4 Nova Scotians - CBC.ca | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Four Nova Scotians have been appointed to the Order of Canada.
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Zach Sill makes memory for Nova Scotia teen as prom chauffeur

Zach Sill makes memory for Nova Scotia teen as prom chauffeur | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Sill recently was asked by a Nova Scotia teenager to drive him and his date to the South Colchester Academy prom.
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Bluenose II to open next month as restoration work wraps up

Bluenose II to open next month as restoration work wraps up | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Restoration work on the Bluenose II is complete and Nova Scotia's sailing ambassador will be open to the public next month.
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So what should have been a good news story ended up being a story about all the problems associated with the retrofit!  Oh well, I'm happy that it will be open to the public soon!

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Amherst Regional High graduate takes helicopter to prom

Amherst Regional High graduate takes helicopter to prom | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
A graduating student from Amherst took his prom experience to sky high levels Thursday night, by taking a helicopter to the final dance to end his high school years.
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New Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship to be named after Nova Scotia hero - Globalnews.ca

New Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship to be named after Nova Scotia hero - Globalnews.ca | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
New Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship to be named after Nova Scotia hero
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Cape Breton KitchenFest! a celebration of all things Gaelic

Cape Breton KitchenFest! a celebration of all things Gaelic | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
A good old-fashioned kitchen party is underway in Cape Breton, promising visitors a week of food, stories, hospitality and, of course, music.
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Canadian Museum of Immigration reopens following expansion

Canadian Museum of Immigration reopens following expansion | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
The newly renovated Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax officially reopened today. The museum has undergone a $30-million expansion that has doubled its original size and added a new permanent exhibit.
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A 12-year-old Hammond Plains skater has spun her way into Guiness World ... - CBC.ca

A 12-year-old Hammond Plains skater has spun her way into Guiness World ... - CBC.ca | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Olivia Rybicka-Oliver of Hammonds Plains holds the world record as the fastest spinner on ice after reaching 342 rpms in Warsaw, Poland on Jan. 19.
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