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SPIRITED YOUNG FILLIES: A fearsome float at the Canso Regatta was the "Waterhole" entry, which took home "Best Overall Float" recognition. Perhaps it was the gun-slinging antics of (l-r) Mya MacKenzie, Maria MacKenzie and Peyton O'Handley that swayed the judges. Susan O'Handley Photo


DSM to invest $30 million in Mulgrave expansion


MULGRAVE – DSM Nutritional Products, part of Royal DSM NV, a global leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing essential nutritional ingredients for health markets, announced on Monday, August 18, it is investing at least $30 million in new capital in its Mulgrave facility.


"DSM evaluated multiple locations across the Americas for an expansion within our nutritional products division," said Stephan Tanda, managing board member of DSM, responsible for its nutrition business group. "With NSBI's support, along with Nova Scotia's talented and educated workforce and leading universities in the research and development of marine sciences, Nova Scotia was the right choice for this investment."


Canso Scouts venture to the 'Edge of the Earth'


The 5th Canso & Area Scout Troop leaders and Venture Youth (ages14-17) attended the National Venture Scout Jamboree-Adventure 14 on August 2-7, 2014 at Camp Nor'Wes in Newfoundland.


The was the largest Scouts Canada camp in Newfoundland and Labrador, nestled on the edge of Terra Nova National Park. It was a unique opportunity to form a composite patrol unit with Venture Youth from Ontario, Manitoba and Nova Scotia.


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