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Off Air Due To Potential Power Outage

As Post Tropical Storm Fiona makes it's way towards the Maritimes, it is still not known, exactly where the system will make landfall, or what impact that the system will have, on both where it makes landfall, and what impact it will have on the rest of Nova Scotia. Needless to say, that we will, with no doubts, be going "Off Air", due to the potential of a power outage […]

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FILE - The Microsoft Internet Explorer logo is projected on a screen during a Microsoft Xbox E3 media briefing in Los Angeles, June 4, 2012. As of Wednesday, June 15, 2022, Microsoft will no longer support the once-dominant browser that legions of web surfers loved to hate and a few still claim to adore. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File) (Damian Dovarganes, Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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So long, Internet Explorer. The browser retires today

    SAN FRANCISCO – Internet Explorer is finally headed out to pasture. As of Wednesday, Microsoft will no longer support the once-dominant browser that legions of web surfers loved to hate — and a few still claim to adore. The 27-year-old application now joins BlackBerry phones, dial-up modems and Palm Pilots in the dustbin of tech history. IE's demise was not a surprise. A year ago, Microsoft said that it […]

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Scheduled Routine Maintenance

.  Every so often, there are times when you, as a person, need a quick break, or get away.  Some call it, "Maintenance For The Soul". Although, be it for much different reasons, Machinery may sometimes need to be shut down for brief periods of time.  During this brief period of time, there are much required tasks to be done.  Testing, cleaning, updating, upgrading, and / or replacing. In order […]

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Newly Added 7 Day Forecast Will Give Clarity For The Week, Ahead

New Weather Graphic Added For Ease & Convenience   We have just recently added a "Day-By-Day" forecast block, to make it easier to plan your work, or leisure activities, around the weather. This feature is updated often. Please check back often, as we try to keep it as accurate, as possible, by updating the forecast, at least 2 times per day. Our forecast comes directly from Environment Canada's Halifax Forecast […]

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The “Smack” That Was Heard Around The World

   J. T. ~ As most saw events unfold, during this years Oscars Awards,  on Sunday night. A friend of mine posted the "Uncensored" version, of that "Smack" that was heard, around the world. To me, this brought to mind, a conversation that I had with a friend, about a person's physical attributes, and how & why such came to be. For those of you who witnessed Will Smith, hitting […]

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We Are Back!!

After a rather lengthy hiatus, we are back!!  Often, when there are high winds, in excess of 90 Km/h, there can be wide-spread damage, and power outages.  Yesterday, and last night, was no exception.  At one point, winds we measured at well over 112 Km/h.  That means that we had what is known as a "Cat 1" hurricane. Although, at this time, there are still parts of the province of […]

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A “Time” Honoured Tradition?

    It is getting to be that time of the year, when we start seeing more hours of daylight. Over the past number of years, there has been much debate, as to whether or not to keep having to set the time one hour ahead, in the spring, and one hour back, in the autumn.  Do we really need to keep this practice, or should we just “Set It […]

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Special Weather Statement From Environment Canada

                                                    Statements 10:48 AM AST Thursday 24 February 2022 Special weather statement in effect for: Halifax Metro and Halifax County West Significant snowfall expected on Friday. Total snowfall: 10 to 20 cm, possibly higher over parts of the South Shore. Maximum wind gusts: 40 km/h […]

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A Few “Bugs” Still In The System

Just a few short months ago, we changed out our home page.  There have been a few issues that have come to pass, over the last week.  However, our web tech is working on resolving these issues. As you can guess,  designing and implementing a home page, can be fraught with all kinds of complex scripts, and codes that have to interact, and sometimes, clash with each other. We are […]

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