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Highlights/Nova Scotia

Health, Internet, Science and Technology

Cyberbullying law offers options for victims

The province of Nova Scotia has fine-tuned a law to protect against cyberbullying and the unwanted sharing of intimate images, and it is offering victims several ways to deal with the problem aside from filing criminal charges. Nova Scotia was» 

Indigenous

Indigenous licence plate celebrates Mi’kmaq people

Upon request, the province of Nova Scotia will issue vehicle owners a special licence plate designed to highlight the language, culture and identity of the Indigenous people of the area, the Mi’kmaq. In Canada, each province or territory is responsible» 

Immigration & Refugees

German settlers celebrated at Canada’s immigration museum

A celebration of German, Austrian and Swiss culture will be held on June 7, 2018 to honour people of German heritage who have come to settle in the eastern province of Nova Scotia since 1750. The event will be held» 

Politics, Society

Gaelic licence plate in province of Alba Nuadh, Canada

Well if you’re a Gaelic speaker you’d recognise Alba Nuadh as, Nova Scotia. The province is creating a Gaelic licence plate available to motorists later this month for a $50 donation with proceeds going to the province’s Gaelic language and» 

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

Tracking the world’s fishing fleet

For the first time, fishing vessels world-wide can be tracked. Researchers from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia along with other institutions, have developed the new global fishing dataset. Kristian Boerder (PhD candidate) at the Boris Worm Lab at Dalhousie is» 

International

Canadian bureaucrat rewriting communications history?

Bureaucrat calls Bell’s invention of telephone into question. It’s a tax dispute that has involved Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone. In fact it brings up a bureaucrat’s personal doubts about Bell’s reputation as the inventor of the telephone.» 

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Removing Cornwallis- facts vs modern social justice agenda

Recently the bronze statue of Edward Cornwallis was removed from a park in Halifax. It is the city he founded in 1749. A military officer, his mission was to establish a strong British presence on the east coast of mainland» 

Economy, Environment, Health, Society

High winds wreck Christmas for thousands in Nova Scotia

Hydro crews are working full out today after high winds on Christmas Day knocked out electricity to almost 90,000 people in the Maritime province of Nova Scotia. Winds gusted up to 110 km/hr and Hydro officials called the damage “significant.”» 

Economy, Environment, Internet, Science and Technology

Could climate change create Canada’s next island province?

Canada’s east coast province of Nova Scotia is connected to the continent by a large isthmus, but it’s low lying and easily flooded. The idea that Nova Scotia could be cut off by water is a serious concern that has» 

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Harnessing the energy of the Fundy Tides- update

The still controversial effort to generate electrical power from what is claimed as the world’s highest tides, is temporarily on a pause. Cape Sharp Tidal Venture, a joint venture of several companies, had installed its first revised technology late last»