Yarmouth (Canada)

Type: City
Name: Yarmouth (Canada)
Country: Canada
Latitude: 43.84
Longitude: -66.120003
population: 7,500
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Yarmouth named Best Town in Canada by Communities in Bloom

By Tina ComeauYarmouth has won the national award for the Best Town in Canada in the 5001 to 9000 population category at the National Communities in Bloom Award Ceremony being held in Charlottetown, PEI.Yarmouth was announced as the award recipient was ... [Published The Sou Wester - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Maritime couple find hidden treasure in their new home

With a child on the way, Christine and Gifford Watkins decided to make some improvements to their home.It was while ripping up the floors of their Yarmouth, N.S., house that the two uncovered an unexpected blast from the past.They found maps and newspapers ... [Published CTV News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Daughter organizes melanoma walk after mother’s death

By Tina ComeauTHE VANGUARDwww.thevanguard.caWhen she was a kid, Ellenwood Park is where her mother Lillian would take her and her siblings for walks. And so for Mandi Nickerson, it just felt like the right place to invite others to walk in memory of her ... [Published The Sou Wester - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Graham Steele: Health shake-up touches on urban-rural divide

The biggest issue being tackled by the McNeil government is reorganization of the health-care system. It’s double trouble, really, because of the government’s decision to reform health-care collective bargaining at the same time.The legislation to collapse ... [Published CBC - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

We asked: Do you think people today know enough First World War history?

Leading up to Remembrance Day, TC Media weekly newspapers in western Nova Scotia will be highlighting stories connected to the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War.We asked:Do you think people today know enough about First World War ... [Published The Sou Wester - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Avalon Reports Significant Progress on Its Separation Rapids Lithium Minerals Project, Kenora, ON

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- .Twenty kilograms of petalite concentrate has been produced by the Company for evaluation by several potential customers in the glass and ceramics industry in North America, Europe and Asia who have expressed ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ridership rising on Nova Star ferry, operators say

The service between Portland and Nova Scotia is averaging 652 passengers per day this month, in line with Nova Star Cruises’ goal for peak season.More people are going to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, on the Nova Star ferry, according to a statement issued Thursday ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Results: Readers choose Canada's top summer events of 2014

We've counted the votes and can now determine Canada's top summer event of 2014 as chosen by Sun Media and Canoe.ca readers.After more than 4,500 votes were cast, you chose Alberta's Calgary Stampede as the top summer event in Canada with 33% of your ... [Published Interlake Group - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Web Essay: Revisit Rochester ferry

The Spirit of Ontario fast ferry sits docked at the terminal in the Charlotte area in 2004. (Photo: Carlos Ortiz)After a several year hiatus, the United States-to-Nova Scotia ferry is running again .It was no surprise to me that officials in Nova Scotia ... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

London sweet tooth in national chip flavour contest

It might be the most out of the box idea of the bunch, but this London grandma’s got it in the bag.After about five weeks of filling out entry forms on the computer earlier this year, Gloria Melanson, grandmother of five and great-grandmother of one, ... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Town approves UNSM resolutions pertaining to support for ferry service

By Tina ComeauTHE VANGUARDwww.thevanguard.caThe UNSM will be asked to endorse resolutions calling on the provincial government to continue to provide funding for the Nova Scotia-New England ferry and calling on the federal government to recognize the ... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

CUPE “Superbugs” tour headed to Shark Scramble

YARMOUTH  –  CUPE  hospital workers will be handing out free hand sanitizers at the Shark Scramble in Yarmouth on Saturday, August 16, to raise awareness about Healthcare Acquired Infections ( HAI s), often referred to as “Superbugs”.  HAI s are the fourth ... [Published CUPE - Aug 15 2014]

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..."We have a billion‑dollar industry on the East Coast, but you only hear about oil and [similar] industries," Robinson contends. This is "an opportunity to show the rest of Canada what we're about." Rivers points out that lobstering can be a "sustainable, renewable, clean industry."
Pierre Neatby, Avalon VP Sales and Marketing, commented "Our potential customers have shown renewed interest in Separation Rapids for over eighteen months. Since process development work was re-started in 2013, we have been able to produce a petalite concentrate at the bench scale with over 4.0% lithium oxide content and less than 0.01% iron oxide. Such extremely low iron levels make this material very attractive to glass manufacturers, since iron is otherwise a contaminant in glass manufacturing."
...to bring its world-class FTTH network to communities large and small in Nova Scotia is very exciting," said Joseph Feeney, Mayor of Mahone Bay. "Having this type of technology in our community will allow us to attract new investments and better compete in the global marketplace."
"As a precautionary measure, Carrefour has decided to immediately suspend its direct or indirect purchases from this company..."

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Yarmouth named Best Town in Canada by Communiti... [Published The Sou Wester - 11 hours ago]
Maritime couple find hidden treasure in their n... [Published CTV News - Sep 18 2014]
Daughter organizes melanoma walk after mother’s... [Published The Sou Wester - Sep 16 2014]
Lobsterland hits Grand Manan [Published The Quoddy Tides - Sep 16 2014]
Graham Steele: Health shake-up touches on urban... [Published CBC - Sep 12 2014]
We asked: Do you think people today know enough... [Published The Sou Wester - Sep 05 2014]
Avalon Reports Significant Progress on Its Sepa... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 03 2014]
Avalon Reports Significant Progress on Its Sepa... [Published WGNT - Sep 03 2014]
Brown smashes course record in winning Berwick ... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 31 2014]
Results: Readers choose Canada's top summer eve... [Published Interlake Group - Aug 29 2014]
Ridership rising on Nova Star ferry, operators say [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Hurricane Cristobal making its way toward Atlan... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 28 2014]
Bell Aliant to expand FibreOP along Nova Scotia... [Published Broadband Properties Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Web Essay: Revisit Rochester ferry [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
Bell Aliant invests $2 Million to expand FibreO... [Published Canada NewsWire - Aug 26 2014]
The Circus Comes to Charlottetown [Published TheWalrus.ca - Aug 25 2014]
London sweet tooth in national chip flavour con... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 22 2014]
Yarmouth Firefighters Corner [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 17 2014]
Town approves UNSM resolutions pertaining to su... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 15 2014]
CUPE “Superbugs” tour headed to Shark Scramble [Published CUPE - Aug 15 2014]
Leon's Furniture Limited - 2014 Second Quarter [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 14 2014]
Londoner among four finalists [Published London Free Press - Aug 13 2014]
CFIB pushing for action, not just talk, on big ... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 12 2014]
First Nation chiefs earning more than mayors of... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 09 2014]
Atlantic Canada dodges a bullet as Hurricane Ar... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 05 2014]
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High Liner to supply the summer return of McDon... [Published Seafood.com - Jun 13 2014]
Chile signs international IUU fishing pact as p... [Published Seafood.com - Jun 12 2014]
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