Nova Scotia Spirit Co’s gin wins big at international competition

Nova Scotia Spirit Co.’s “Willing to Learn Gin” was awarded top honours in their category at the American Distilling Institute’s (ADI) 2017 judging of craft spirits earlier this month in Baltimore. With a competition field of more than 800 submissions from around the world, “Willing to Learn Gin” was the only Canadian submission to win […]

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Redevelopment of North Cumberland Memorial Hospital moves ahead

Government is moving ahead with plans to replace the hospital in Pugwash. “We are investing in infrastructure for a healthier Nova Scotia,” said Premier Stephen McNeil today (April 11). “Building this modern facility will allow us to continue meeting the needs of the community for years to come.” As part of this phase of redevelopment […]

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Fundraising campaign launched to help library

ANTIGONISH – Friends of the Antigonish Library launched a 2017 fundraising campaign to offset chronic underfunding. As FoAL launches its 2017 fundraising campaign, Friends of the Antigonish Library (FoAL) is again soliciting the community to reach our $7500 goal. The board is deeply grateful to its dedicated annual donors. However, the library cannot rely on […]

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Celebrating trails and Hike NS at hiking summit

Hike Nova Scotia, along with about 200 people with an interest in hiking, walking and snowshoeing, will converge on Tatamagouche from April 28 to 30 for the sixth annual Nova Scotia Hiking Summit. The event is a celebration of Nova Scotia’s hiking culture and includes sharing best practices, stories and networking. Attendees include avid hikers, […]

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100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with commemorative ceremonies in Ottawa

Earlier today, thousands of people gathered at the National War Memorial in Ottawa to honour and remember those who served Canada – 100 years ago – during the Battle of Vimy Ridge. At the commemorative event in Ottawa, which preceded the ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister […]

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