Dalhousie Engineers Help Nova Scotia Businesses Innovate

More small and medium-sized businesses will now have direct access to Dalhousie University engineers to develop and make prototypes of new products.

The Nova Scotia Product Design and Development Centre will provide Nova Scotia businesses with product research, development and prototyping services, helping to turn ideas into marketable products.

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Road Closures - Switch: Open Streets Event

 

 

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 (Halifax, NS) – A number of streets in downtown Dartmouth will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 24, for Switch: Open Streets.

Starting at noon, Portland Street will be closed from Alderney Drive to Prince Albert Road, as well as Prince Albert from Portland to Sinclair Street. All affected streets will reopen at 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Motorists are advised that due to the closures, the traffic signals at Prince Albert and Hawthorne Street will be turned off and the intersection will be controlled by Halifax Regional Police.

Switch: Open Streets is not about street closures – it is about opening streets to a greater variety of transportation modes. The event is meant to encourage people to enjoy the Halifax region in a new way by walking, biking and moving around safely and comfortably on a two-kilometre route.

For more information about Switch: Open Streets, please visit http://switchhfx.ca/.


Source: Release

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Natural Gas Pipeline Installation - Bedford Highway

 

 

 

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 (Halifax, NS) – Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that beginning tomorrow (Friday) work will begin on extending the natural gas main on Bedford Highway between Main Avenue and civic # 50 Bedford Highway.

The pipe installation and subsequent restoration is expected to take approximately four weeks. Lane drops will be in place during construction. A lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times and no work will take place between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., or between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.

Heritage Gas and the municipality apologize in advance for any inconvenience this work may cause.


Source: Release

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Man arrested following search, Hubbards, N.S.



Lunenburg County RCMP have arrested one male following a search of a Hubbards residence.

On August 20th, 2014 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Lunenburg County RCMP, in conjunction with the South Shore Integrated Street Crime Unit (SCEU), executed a search warrant at a residence on Highway 3 in Hubbards and seized prescription pills, marijuana, and cash.

A 27-year-old male from Hubbards was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking. The male has been released from custody and will be appearing in Bridgewater Provincial Court on October 29th, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is continuing.



Source: Release

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Stronger, Together

Guest Post on Mommy Miracles

Writing Vows

My husband, Todd and I have been together 11 years. We just celebrated our seventh wedding anniversary.

Seven years.

That’s a long time nowadays and I’m a piece of work, so much of the credit goes to him.

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Fennel, Grapefruit and Feta Salad

Last weekend we entertained our friends from New Brunswick.  It was a weekend getaway for Ralph and Michelle.  They arrived Thursday afternoon and for the next 48 hours it was full-on chatting, catching up, laughing, eating and drinking.  Because Michelle and I are both foodies and write our own food blogs, my goal was to […]

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