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Shubenacadie Sam Predicts an Early Spring
Nova Scotians are breathing a sigh of relief after hearing Shubenacadie Sam's prediction of an early spring when he came out of his hut and didn't see his shadow. - 2017/02/02 - 08:06
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Forest Industry Jobs and Economic Impact Increasing
A new report on Nova Scotia's forest industry shows recent increases in the number of people employed and in economic activity. - 2017/01/27 - 13:55
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All Welcome at Groundhog Day Forecasting Festivities
Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate Groundhog Day with Shubenacadie Sam on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8 a.m. as Sam makes his annual spring forecasting prediction from his home at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park. - 2017/01/27 - 11:54
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Innovation Hub Makes First Year Progress
A new study shows Nova Scotia has strong potential to develop an innovative biorefinery that produces an alternative fuel from renewable sources of fibre. - 2017/01/26 - 09:35
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Shubenacadie Sam is Camera Ready
Nova Scotia's favourite groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, is ready for his annual webcam debut, just less than two weeks before his big spring prediction. - 2017/01/20 - 13:43
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Licence of a Lifetime Winners Fish and Hunt for Life
NOTE TO EDITORS: Photos of licence winner Erica Riley are available at novascotia.ca/news/photos/2016/12/19/ - 2016/12/19 - 14:02
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Festival of Trees and Crafts this Weekend in Middle Musquodoboit
The annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit starts Friday, Dec. 2, and continues through the weekend. - 2016/11/30 - 13:18
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Boston Christmas Tree a Cape Breton First
For the first time ever, Nova Scotia's evergreen Christmas gift to Boston is coming from Cape Breton and the Mi'kmaw community will help celebrate its send-off. - 2016/10/28 - 12:23
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