Paul Palmeter

Reporter

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

Latest from Paul Palmeter

Financial aid to fight inflation could be coming soon for N.S. farmers

Nova Scotia farmers should soon learn more about some provincial government assistance to help with the escalating inflation rate and high fuel costs.

Mount Uniacke residents pushing back against proposed quarry expansion

Residents in Mount Uniacke, N.S., who lost a fight in 2015 to stop the opening of a quarry in their neighbourhood now face an attempt by the owners to expand the site 10-fold.

Century-old soldiers memorial in Amherst gets facelift

The weather was perfect in Amherst this week for a pair of art conservators from Ottawa brought in to fix up the soldiers memorial in downtown Amherst. The cenotaph was unveiled in 1921 to honour 336 Cumberland County soldiers who died in the First World War.

Ski Wentworth to install 2nd chairlift in time for next ski season

It’s going to be a busy summer in Nova Scotia's Wentworth Valley with the construction of a second chairlift at Ski Wentworth. The significant investment will lead to fewer lineups and more runs down the hill for skiers next winter.

March, memorial service to mark 30th anniversary of Westray disaster

Joe MacKay will never forget the explosion at the Westray mine 30 years ago today. The underground explosion in Plymouth, N.S., killed 26 miners — one of them was MacKay's brother, Mike.

Nova Scotia's cannabis biz has had highs and lows since legalization

It's been a wild ride for some cannabis companies in Nova Scotia since the legalization of cannabis in Canada more than 3½ years ago. While some companies have expanded their business, other facilities have closed down.

Bridgetown church that was closed due to COVID-19 facing $5,485 water bill

While closed this winter due to COVID-19, a pipe froze and broke at St. James Anglican Church in Bridgetown, N.S., leaking water into the basement. The problem was not detected right away, and now the church executive faces a huge water bill.

Ukraine flag now flying over Macdonald bridge in Halifax

Conditions were perfect Thursday morning as four men wearing safety harnesses unfurled a giant Ukrainian flag near the top of one of the towers on the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge that spans Halifax harbour.

Ottawa asks East Hants man to repay $2K CERB payment he says he never received

Joel White is in a fight with the federal government over a $2,000 Canada Emergency Response Benefit payment he says he never received.

World Champion paddler wants to promote sport diversity in new Halifax YWCA role

Karen Furneaux has been involved in a lot of initiatives to try and get more women and young girls involved in sports in Canada. Now she’s hoping a new job as the Sport and Inclusion Coordinator at the Halifax YWCA will trigger more opportunities for women.

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