Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes Products recalled due to potential microbial contamination

**** Recall via Health Canada Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes Products recalled due to potential microbial contamination Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes Common name: Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes Product description: This recall involves Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes products. The UPC code is located on the bottom of the package. The recalled product can also be identified by entering […]

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Nova Scotia Municipal Elections Successfully Completed, Op-ed

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Release Nova Scotia Municipal Elections Successfully Completed, Op-ed—————————————————————–NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Chuck Porter.—————————————————————–As Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, I want to congratulate everyone who participated in this year’s municipal elections and I am grateful to everyone who took the time to vote.We depend […]

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Influenza Vaccine Now Available in Nova Scotia

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Influenza Vaccine Now Available in Nova Scotia————————————————————–All Nova Scotians over six months old are encouraged to get a flu shot this year.The seasonal influenza vaccine is now available from most pharmacies, family doctors, family practice nurses, nurse practitioners and clinics.​It can take up to two weeks for the vaccination to provide […]

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Heating Assistance Rebate Program Opens

**** SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA Media Release Heating Assistance Rebate Program Opens—————————————————————–Home heating costs can be difficult for low-income Nova Scotians to afford, which is why the Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) is once again available.Applications are now open for the 2020-21 heating season. The program provides a rebate of up to $200 to low-income Nova […]

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Don’t let your cottage be targeted by thieves this winter

**** RCMP Media Release Don’t let your cottage be targeted by thieves this winter ​ Every year, the RCMP responds to multiple reports of break and enters at cottages and cabins during the winter months. ​ Break and enters are frequently crimes of opportunity​ at seasonal properties as they are often located in isolated areas, […]

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Premier Stephen McNeil announced changes to the Executive Council (cabinet) today, Oct. 13

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Release Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet—————————————————————–Premier Stephen McNeil announced changes to the Executive Council (cabinet) today, Oct. 13.Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, MLA for Lunenburg, joins cabinet as Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage and Minister of Gaelic Affairs.Former Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leo Glavine becomes Minister of the Department of Health and Wellness. […]

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The Dartmouth SPCA is looking for a suitable rat cages for some little ones they have

**** Info via NS SPCA The Dartmouth SPCA is looking for a suitable rat cages for some little ones we have! 🐾 The habitat we have is not suitable long term and we want to make sure they are as comfortable as possible in their temporary homes with us ☺️ The attached photo is similar […]

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Griffith Foods brand seasonings and sauces recalled due to Salmonella

**** Recall via Health Canada Griffith Foods brand seasonings and sauces recalled due to Salmonella Summary Category: Microbiological – Salmonella Alert type: Recall Department: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Hazard classification: Class 2 Alert sub-type: Notification Recalling firm: Griffith Foods Ltd. Distribution: National Butter Chicken MRND REV. 2% COL Brand name: Griffith Foods Common name: Butter Chicken MRND REV. 2% COL Size: 25 kg Code(s) on product: Lot code: 8021942390 (BB 21-FE-22) Product code: 15388701 […]

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(Update) Eggs from Hilly Acres Farm recalled due to Salmonella

**** Recall via Health Canada Eggs from Hilly Acres Farm recalled due to Salmonella   Summary Category: Microbiological – Salmonella Alert type: Recall Department: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Hazard classification: Class 2 Alert sub-type: Updated Food Recall Warning Recalling firm: Hilly Acres Farm Distribution: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia Extent of the product distribution: Retail The issue The food recall warning issued on […]

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Liming Helps Fish Habitat

**** FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE Release Liming Helps Fish Habitat ——————————————Acid rain in Nova Scotia harms fish habitat important to sportfishing, valued at about $65 million annually to the provincial economy.The province is using agricultural lime to reduce the effects of acid rain and support restoration of trout and wild Atlantic salmon habitat in the West River near […]

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