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MS Bike Tour - Windsor to Wolfville - MS Society of Canada

MS Bike Tour - Windsor to Wolfville - MS Society of Canada | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Help end MS!(Only 10 days left to register for the @msatlantic Bike Tour Windsor to Wolfville for only $25 http://t.co/Vs9bi5erfS #actnow to #endms)...
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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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Why Nova Scotia's Arctic surf clams are such a big hit in Japan | CBC Canada 2017

Why Nova Scotia's Arctic surf clams are such a big hit in Japan | CBC Canada 2017 | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
And why you might soon start seeing them on plates across Canada too.
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Samsung Uses Technology Created in Nova Scotia

Samsung Uses Technology Created in Nova Scotia | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
In 2009, a group of software engineers and quality assurance specialists formed NewPace Technology Development Inc. in Bedford, Nova Scotia.
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Bridgewater resident finalist in Miss Canada pageant

Bridgewater resident finalist in Miss Canada pageant | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Justina Teixeira is a busy 21-year-old Bridgewater resident who travels daily to her law enforcement classes at Ravensberg College in Halifax. She hopes to be accepted into the RCMP training program in Regina when she graduates this fall.
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Frankie MacDonald recognized for online popularity

Frankie MacDonald recognized for online popularity | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
SYDNEY, N.S. — Frankie MacDonald is back in the headlines, which should come as no surprise to fans of Cape Breton’s world-renowned amateur weatherman.
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Halifax battery researcher wins $1M Herzberg Medal

Halifax battery researcher wins $1M Herzberg Medal | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
A leading Halifax-based researcher of lithium-ion batteries has won the prestigious Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering.
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Dates set for 2017 Sheffield Mills Eagle Watch

Dates set for 2017 Sheffield Mills Eagle Watch | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
InMemoriam : Death notice and obituaries in Canada
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WATERFALLS OF NOVA SCOTIA

WATERFALLS OF NOVA SCOTIA | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
BAXTERS HARBOUR FALLS Baxters Harbour, Kings County N 45° 13.875 W 064° 30.754 20T E 381 267 N 5009752 RIVER: Fraser Brook
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Millbrook’s Blackmore signed by Q-league’s Wildcats

Millbrook’s Blackmore signed by Q-league’s Wildcats | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
InMemoriam : Death notice and obituaries in Canada
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Sweet success: How the Hadhads went from refugees to employers in 1 year

Sweet success: How the Hadhads went from refugees to employers in 1 year | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
A Syrian family in Antigonish, N.S., says they're financially independent now that they've reached their one-year anniversary in Canada.
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Some of the most heartwarming Nova Scotia stories of 2016

Some of the most heartwarming Nova Scotia stories of 2016 | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Some of the most heartwarming stories of 2016 happened right here in Nova Scotia.
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Most, if not all, of these were posted right here on this Scoop.it page. Only the good news folks!
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'It's tremendous:' new team for players with developmental disabilities is a hit

'It's tremendous:' new team for players with developmental disabilities is a hit | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
The members of a Halifax-based hockey team are hoping their success will inspire other Maritime communities to start similar programs, and in turn, create new teams to start a league for players with developmental disabilities.
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Family spends Christmas Eve handing out gifts to the homeless

Family spends Christmas Eve handing out gifts to the homeless | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Five years ago, the Webbers decided to make a point of passing out gifts to city's less fortunate on Christmas Eve.
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Refugee wants to give Halifax a taste of Syrian-style ice cream

Refugee wants to give Halifax a taste of Syrian-style ice cream | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Samer Jokhdar owned an ice cream parlour in the Syrian city of Homs but fled the country with his family. Now living in Halifax, he hopes to open a new shop and introduce people to Syrian-style ice cream.
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Glace Bay hockey team reaches finals of national 'good deeds' competition

Glace Bay hockey team reaches finals of national 'good deeds' competition | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
A visit to a local seniors' home by Glace Bay pee wee hockey players has earned the team one of 13 finalist positions in a national "good deeds" competition - with a top prize of $15,000.
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Halifax jewelry artist wins Governor General's Award

Halifax jewelry artist wins Governor General's Award | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Pamela Ritchie has won a prestigious national award, but you'd be hard-pressed to find her work in your local store.
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Teen group Preston Primos wins first Portia White Youth Award

Teen group Preston Primos wins first Portia White Youth Award | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
A group of young musicians from the Preston area will be honoured at the African Nova Scotian Music Awards this month.
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Four N.S. students getting top national undergrad award

Four N.S. students getting top national undergrad award | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
After a Canada-wide selection process it was announced Wednesday that four Grade 12 students from Nova Scotia have been selected as Loran Scholars, Canada’s largest four-year undergraduate award. “That’s as many as in the past three years combined,” said Julia Lo, senior manager of marketing and communications.
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19 Seafood Restaurants Every True Nova Scotian Needs To Try At Least Once

19 Seafood Restaurants Every True Nova Scotian Needs To Try At Least Once | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Check them all off your bucketlist!
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The last of a dying breed, Eric Boulton forged an unlikely 20-year career | The Hockey News

The last of a dying breed, Eric Boulton forged an unlikely 20-year career | The Hockey News | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Eric Boulton is the lone survivor of his draft class and among the last of a dying breed. For more than two decades, he has done everything to impress his teammates -- from fighting heavyweights to eating raw potatoes.
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Inside a Halifax gym where you're never too old to start

Inside a Halifax gym where you're never too old to start | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
With many people resolving to get in shape this time of year, one gym in Halifax's north end makes fitness easier for seniors, including those with dementia, to get in shape.
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The Human Preservation Co.: Man creates clothing company after hearing touching story

The Human Preservation Co.: Man creates clothing company after hearing touching story | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Paul LeBlanc never planned to start a clothing company. The marketing veteran and founder of Extreme Group was just driving to work when he broke down crying because of something he heard on the radio. It was a story about Matthew Jackson, the man who paid a woman’s $200 grocery bill after her credit card was declined.
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Hoop star Lindell Wigginton fuelled by Nova Scotia upbringing

Hoop star Lindell Wigginton fuelled by Nova Scotia upbringing | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
It's hard to know how far the six-foot-one point guard could go in basketball. He's only just scratching the surface of his abundant talents.
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Group aims to make Low Point Lighthouse part of new Cape Breton tourism route

Group aims to make Low Point Lighthouse part of new Cape Breton tourism route | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
An historic Cape Breton lighthouse is going to be in the spotlight this year as repairs get underway to protect it for the years to come.
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Nova Scotia bakery revived thanks to Syrian refugee’s pastry skills

Nova Scotia bakery revived thanks to Syrian refugee’s pastry skills | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Before Ruwad Al Badin's arrival several months ago, the bakery's production of artisan pastries had fallen off, and layoffs were a possibility.
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Tweet from @tjhfx

RT @RLitwiller: Amazing pic of Peggy's Cove,NS. taken yesterday by @tjhfx. Thank you for sharing! @ExploreCanada https://t.co/X5BLnqoFU2
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