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  1. (From left) Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Tony Ince, Valerie White, president of the New Ross District Museum Society and Cameron Broome, Ross Farm Museum, teaming the oxen, Lion and Bright.
    Ross Farm Museum Breaks Ground on New Learning Centre

    A new learning centre will allow the New Ross District Museum Society to expand programming, host more workshops, and attract more visitors.

  2. A painting of the Battle of Queenston Heights from the exhibition.
    War of 1812 Exhibition Explores Pivotal Time for Nova Scotia

    The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax is presenting 1812, a travelling exhibition that explores the war through different perspectives. The exhibition is open until Oct. 13.

  3.  (From left) Health and Wellness Deputy Minister Dr. Peter Vaughan, registered nurse Sheila Lee and Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine tour the new facilities.
    Queens Celebrates New Health Centre and Medical Unit

    The new unit and primary health-care centre at the Queens General Hospital in Liverpool will provide improved care close to home.

  4. People enjoying a warm summer day at Queensland Beach near Halifax.
    National Drowning Prevention Week

    This is National Drowning Prevention Week. People are encouraged to keep safety in mind this week and every week when they swim, boat or participate in water activities.

  5. An Acadian flag licence plate
    Acadian Flag Licence Plates Promote Vibrant Culture

    Nova Scotians are supporting the province's rich Acadian and francophone culture by getting Acadian flag licence plates and donating to the Vive l'Acadie Community Fund.

  6. Hiram and Ernest Carver hold an award for the Provincial and Western Region Woodland Owners of the Year.
    2014 Woodland Owners of The Year Announced

    Hiram and Ernest Carver, John Simons, and Richard Rowter are the 2014 Woodland Owners of the Year in the western, central and eastern regions, respectively. The Carvers are also the Provincial Woodland Owners of the Year.

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