Paul Palmeter


Paul Palmeter is an award-winning video journalist born and raised in the Annapolis Valley. He has covered news and sports stories across Nova Scotia for 30 years.

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Sporting goods being donated to families in fire zones

Nova Scotians are have rallied to collect sports equipment for those affected by the recent wildfires in the province. More than 200 families in Hammonds Plains, Tantallon and Shelburne County have lost their homes in the last two weeks due to the fires. Many of those families have kids involved in sports.

Town of Lunenburg trying to cope with spiralling heritage costs

The Town of Lunenburg has a growing financial issue. A number of the heritage properties owned by the town are in need of maintenance and there are other expensive projects that need to be dealt with sooner than later.

Mooseheads defeat Sherbrooke to advance to Q league final

For the fifth time in the history of their franchise the Halifax Mooseheads have advanced to the QMJHL final, after defeating the Sherbrooke Phoenix 1-0 to win the best-of-seven series.

Lobster pound on Northumberland Strait rebuilds in time for lobster season

A lobster pound in Lismore, N.S., that was heavily damaged by post-tropical storm Fiona is back up and running just in time for lobster season.

Female baseball players get a league of their own in Nova Scotia, games start in June

For the first time in Nova Scotia sports history, an all-women baseball league has been formed.

Low prices could force out some snow crab harvesters

The snow crab industry in Cape Breton is in a world of trouble this year. With the economy tanking and consumers having less money to spend, a price of $2.25 per pound at the wharf may not be enough for some harvesters to continue.

Halifax Mooseheads to open second round of playoffs tonight against another Maritime rival

After sweeping the Cape Breton Eagles in four straight games in the opening round of the QMJHL playoffs, the Halifax Mooseheads will be well rested when they play the Moncton Wildcats in game one of their second-round series on home ice tonight at Scotiabank Centre.

Halifax's Dean Smith named finalist for Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award

The National Hockey League announced this week that Dean Smith of Halifax has been named a Canadian finalist for the Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award. The award is given to an individual who has made an impact on his or her community, culture or society through hockey.

Q league playoffs open tonight with battle of Nova Scotia

The last time the Halifax Mooseheads and Cape Breton Eagles met in the playoffs was in 2008. Brad Marchand and Jakob Voracek, now NHL veterans, were the stars of that Halifax team. Nick MacNeil was one of the Eagles players; today he's an assistant coach with the team.

Residents concerned after landowner builds large seawall at popular South Shore beach

Landowners in Lunenburg County are raising concerns after a large seawall was built along the shoreline of Little Crescent Beach near West Dublin, N.S.