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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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OUTSIDE IN: Nova Scotia firm develops software to help marinas, working with U.S. port | Business | Cape Breton Post

OUTSIDE IN: Nova Scotia firm develops software to help marinas, working with U.S. port | Business | Cape Breton Post | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it


Iaian Archibald grew up sailing in Nova Scotia with his father.
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Safe harbour | Halifax Magazine

Safe harbour | Halifax Magazine | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
As Halifax grows, it provides a future for an industry-leading tech company and its founders
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Halifax YouTuber is making waves in vegan cooking

Halifax YouTuber is making waves in vegan cooking | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Olivia Biermann develops and shares unique vegan recipes online
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Colchester County cousins win provincial junior curling title, again | Sports | Truro News

Colchester County cousins win provincial junior curling title, again | Sports | Truro News | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it


TRURO, N.S. – The Burgess girls are returning to the Canadian junior women’s curling championship.

Cousins Karlee, of Hilden, and Lindsey, of Truro, are members of the Kaitlyn Jones Halifax rink that captured the provincial
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Bedford author-photographer Nancy Rose on her latest squirrel escapades | Living | The Chronicle Herald

Bedford author-photographer Nancy Rose on her latest squirrel escapades | Living | The Chronicle Herald | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it


Modelling for a Nancy Rose photo shoot is not for everyone. At all times the model must wear their fur coat and they need to be able to fit into small spaces like shoe boxes and pumpkins. Also, they need to be willing to work for peanuts. Fortunately
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Sidney Crosby’s photo with Trailer Park Boys goes viral

Sidney Crosby’s photo with Trailer Park Boys goes viral | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
The photo of Crosby sitting on a bench with the show’s stars went viral when actor Mike Smith, who plays the role of Bubbles on the hit cult comedy, posted it on his Twitter account
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N.S. teen taking environmental message to Sweden | CTV News

A Maritime teen with a keen interest in the environment will soon make her mark on the world stage. She's become an authority on the pollution in Nova Scotia's Lahave River and an advocate for cleaning it up. The constant flow of dump trucks driving by Stella Bowles’ home are a testament to the the 14-year-old’s successful campaign in getting the Lahave River cleaned up.
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The Local Wishlist

The Local Wishlist | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Welcome to the seventh annual Local Wishlist, the buy-local holiday shopping guide to Nova Scotia!
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Nova Scotia women's rugby enjoying growth spurt | CBC News

Nova Scotia women's rugby enjoying growth spurt | CBC News | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Nova Scotia women's rugby is growing in numbers and in recognition, with many of its Keltic program members to compete at the Canadian university championship tournament at Acadia University this weekend.
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Nova Scotia nature at its best | Travel | Living | The Chronicle Herald

Nova Scotia nature at its best | Travel | Living | The Chronicle Herald | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it

Four vehicles pull up at Mason Point in Tangier on a warm day in late summer, each carrying one canoe, two people, and enough gear and grub to last
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Compass Distillers wins Taste Nova Scotia product of the year | Living | The Chronicle Herald


Ezra Edelstein has the esoteric equipment and unusual ingredients of a mad scientist, but lacks the white lab coat
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Ocean devotion: A Lunenburg café owner's fight against single-use plastics | CBC News

Ocean devotion: A Lunenburg café owner's fight against single-use plastics | CBC News | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
There are no single-use plastics in Kate Cocks's café. The Lunenburg businesswoman sources every plastic alternative she can find to protect the ocean. She's challenging all Canadians to do the same.
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A Canadian first: Nova Scotia RCMP HQ now has a sweat lodge | Local | News | The Chronicle Herald

A Canadian first: Nova Scotia RCMP HQ now has a sweat lodge | Local | News | The Chronicle Herald | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it

A permanent sweat lodge constructed at the Nova Scotia RCMP headquarters is the first one in Canada.
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Home

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Two weekends of great food, music and wildlife!  January 26th & 27th and February 2nd & 3rd, 2019. ​Enjoy live music, crafts for children, local art and delicious pancake breakfast! 
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Ice festival coming to Downtown Dartmouth in February

Ice festival coming to Downtown Dartmouth in February | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
The Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission is looking for artists who would like to make ice sculptures for the event
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First look: Real Fake Meats | Food + Drink Feature | Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST

First look: Real Fake Meats | Food + Drink Feature | Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Just in time for 2019, the city’s plant-based butcher carves out a brand new space for itself and vegans craving a little culinary comfort.
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Halifax's Danica Scully hopes to become 'Canada's Smartest Person Junior'

Halifax's Danica Scully hopes to become 'Canada's Smartest Person Junior' | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
The Armbrae Academy student is one of 6 kids remaining in the competition on the CBC television show
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Hockey at Peggys Cove lighthouse: Photograph becomes instantly iconic

Hockey at Peggys Cove lighthouse: Photograph becomes instantly iconic | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
Adam Cornick said he's received a 'phenomenal' response since posting the shot to his Facebook page on Monday
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A new East Coast tradition: Towering Christmas trees made of lobster traps | CTV News

They first started appearing along Canada's East Coast about 10 years ago: towering Christmas trees fashioned out of carefully stacked lobster traps.
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Nova Scotia protects 2,000 hectares of 'incredible landscape' | CBC News

Nova Scotia protects 2,000 hectares of 'incredible landscape' | CBC News | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
The provincial government granted legal protection on Monday to land known as the Wentworth Valley wilderness area as it works toward a goal of protecting 13 per cent of all Crown land.
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Young entrepreneur serves up healthy treats for dogs | Community | The Chronicle Herald

Young entrepreneur serves up healthy treats for dogs | Community | The Chronicle Herald | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it

Madison Crawford has been running a successful business for a little more than two years, goes to school full time and helps support a number of dog rescue organizations in HRM. This is impressive for anyone, let alone a 12 year old.

At just nine
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Nova Scotia to host 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship

Nova Scotia to host 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
The IIHF Women’s World Championship returns to the Maritimes – Halifax and Truro will host in 2020.
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Lower Sackville cafe owner doesn’t want anyone dining alone this Christmas | The Star

Lower Sackville cafe owner doesn’t want anyone dining alone this Christmas | The Star | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
A recently launched initiative to feed at least 200 people on Christmas Day is already garnering great support.
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Local musician turning Christmas song into book

Local musician turning Christmas song into book | Nova Scotia is Awesome! | Scoop.it
It's hard to write a new Christmas song that sticks, but one local musician has not only done that - his song is now being turned into a children's book
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Turn the ship around and come back to Nova Scotia | Voice of the City | Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST

No, Toronto is not better than Halifax.
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