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While the summer sun wittles away and the days begin to get shorter (again) I'm still holding onto what ever warm weather I can scrounge up, and I…
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Weekend Wrap-up: September 5-6, 2015

1. This weekend is your last chance to see Shakespeare By the Sea’s performance of Sleeping Beauty! It’s a fun 1980’s take on the classic story that…
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September is here! It’s time for the 50% Local Food Club

Last September, eaters of all ages stepped up to the plate in support of local agriculture – more than 3,000 Nova Scotians committed to sourcing 50%…
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Test Drive: 2015 Lexus NX 300h

By Kevin Harrison It could be said that Lexus is responsible for all the luxury badged SUV/CUV’s we see on the roads these days. Whether that’s a…
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Brand Spotlight: Blundstone

There's no question that we had a rough winter here in Halifax this year, and it made quite the impression on what we consider appropriate footwear.…
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Kwik Way Convenience by Kaiser’s Has Closed #Sackville

Hm, this place had been around for quite some time. Kinda surpised to see that it’s closed. This is where I’d grab my Pepsi to wash down my Kaiser’s…

Quinpool Road – Night Road Construction

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that beginning on the evening of Monday, Sept. 7, crews will be doing manhole and valve adjustments on Quinpool Road in Halifax from the CN Rail bridge to Monastery Lane.

This work will continue overnight on Tuesday, Sept. 8, and Wednesday, Sept. 9. Crews will be on site daily starting at 7 p.m. and will work through the night until 7 a.m. the next morning. There will be stop-and-go traffic during these hours.          

Motorists should expect delays in the area and are encouraged to use alternative routes, if possible. The municipality regrets any inconvenience this work may cause.


Source: Release

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Clyde Street – Road Closure

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 8, Clyde Street in Halifax will be closed for two weeks between Queen Street and Birmingham Street while crews working on behalf of Dalhousie University continue installing water pipes in the area.

The street will shut down at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and is expected to reopen by 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22. Crews will accommodate access for local traffic only and pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the closure. The municipality and the university regret any inconvenience this work may cause.


Source: Release

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Baddeck Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Tests show drinking water in Baddeck is safe to drink.

A boil water advisory issued by the Department of Environment on Sept. 2, was lifted today, Sept. 4.

The advisory had been issued because of problems that could affect water quality in the village. These issues have now been addressed.


Source: Release
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Provincial Traffic Updates This Week - September 4 2015

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 125, Exit 6

At midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 9, all traffic on Highway 125 will be stopped near Exit 6 to replace an overhead sign. It will take about 40 minutes.

Traffic control people will be on site, but drivers should avoid the area between midnight and 1 a.m.

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Province Donates $50,000 to Syrian Refugee Effort

Nova Scotia will donate $50,000 to support the Syrian refugee relief effort, Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, Sept. 4.

"Around the world, there has been an outpouring of grief for the Syrian people and their plight," said Premier McNeil. "Nova Scotians join in supporting the Syrian people in their time of need and I am proud to offer this support on their behalf."

The donation will be made to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

"I have encouraged Canada's premiers to provide financial support and, as well, I hope Nova Scotians who are able will consider donating what they can to the refugee relief effort," said Premier McNeil.


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Minister's Labour Day Message

NOTE: The following is a message from Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan.
As we celebrate Labour Day, I want to take this opportunity to recognize, honour and celebrate Nova Scotia workers from Yarmouth to Glace Bay and all points between.

We're fortunate to have deep roots that support a culture and work ethic we can be proud of.

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BOGO Sale!!


It's that time of year again! BOGO SALE!  
Buy one print or more from my shop and tell me in the "notes to seller", which print or prints you would like me to send to you  for free! Each print purchased gets one for free!!! The SALE ends at midnight on Sunday Sept 6th. Please share this post so everyone can have some fun shopping:) -CLICK HERE to SHOP!---> https://www.etsy.com/shop/AliceinParisArtist: Shelagh Duffett
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Fringe For Days


While the summer sun wittles away and the days begin to get shorter (again) I'm still holding onto what ever warm weather I can scrounge up, and I make no plans of retiring my favorite summer shorts any time soon.
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