Haligonians get five more weekends of access to George’s Island

Haligonians get five more weekends of access to George’s Island

Haligonians will be allowed to visit Georges Island for an additional five weekends this year. Parks Canada announced Tuesday that they’ll be extending the visitor season to the national historic site. The news comes after a high demand for tickets to the island which was not open to the public until this August after…

Nova Scotia provincial parks helping people affected by water shortage

Nova Scotia provincial parks helping people affected by water shortage

The province announced Monday that provincial parks are welcoming people affected by the water shortage in southwest Nova Scotia to use their showers and access drinking water starting Aug. 31. Parts of southwest Nova Scotia are experiencing drought conditions amid low rainfall this summer. Read more: Maritime farmers say crops threatened by drought According…

Province of Nova Scotia awards 29M hospital parkade contract to

Province of Nova Scotia awards $29M hospital parkade contract to Lindsay Construction

Nova Scotia announced Thursday the parking strategy contract for the QEII’s New Generation project was awarded to Dartmouth-based Lindsay Construction. The contract is worth around $29 million, according to N.S. government spokesperson Marla MacInnis. This will be the largest health-care infrastructure project in the province’s history. Read more: Nova Scotia awards $1.38-million contract for…