Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Lunenburg Christmas Trees

Lunenburg Christmas Trees will be in the spot light today in Halifax. Premier Darrel Dexter, Lt. Gov. Mayann Francis and the Minister of Natural Resources will accept Christmas trees from the Lunenburg County Christmas tree Producers Association tomorrow at province house. The trees are presented each year to promote awareness of Nova Scotia's tree industry. The presentation begins at 2 at province house in Halifax.

Problem Gambling Grants

Nova Scotians in 8 communities that are effected be gambling will get a little help from the province. 8 problem gambling Organizations will be receiving a grant from the Nova Scotia Gaming Foundation. Over 133 thousand dollars will go out to the community programs to help develop and implement initiatives that address gambling related issues.


A man and a woman in their 40s have been left homeless after a fire ravaged their home in the community of Lantz, between Halifax and Truro.
Red Cross volunteers are providing the couple with clothing, food, blankets, and personal-care items.
The couple is staying with relatives for the time being. Investigators are still looking into the cause of last night's blaze.