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 the province for 30 years.

Latest from Paul Palmeter

Lion keeper at Oaklawn Farm Zoo has unique bond with big cats

Maria Weinberg says she is a dog lover. But cats, large ones, are her passion. Weinberg looks after the lions at Oaklawn Farm Zoo and enters their enclosure several times every day.

Nova Scotians down more cider, driving up sales by 81%

Nova Scotia's cider makers are seeing a big jump in interest, with sales rising year-over-year to $7.8 million from $4.3 million.

World Series championship trophy makes 24-hour splash in Halifax

It was a whirlwind tour through Halifax for the 2018 World Series championship trophy. The Bluenose BoSox Brotherhood, a group of more than 500 diehard Boston Red Sox fans from Nova Scotia, were granted access to the trophy for one day.

A hat trick: Zach Welsh third brother from same family taken in QMJHL draft

When the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles selected defenceman Zach Welsh of Halifax in the QMJHL last Saturday in Quebec City it was the third time a member of that family was chosen.

Cole Harbour hockey player puts heart concerns in the past

Connor Trenholm had to skip three years of minor hockey due to a heart concern. Now he's looking to make the QMJHL's Cape Breton Screaming Eagles.

Residents fight against proposed Middle Stewiacke asbestos disposal site

A proposed asbestos disposal site for Middle Stewiacke, N.S., could be under construction in just a few weeks if the waste company behind the project gets its way.

Cold wet spring a growing concern across province

Farm fields in Nova Scotia are a mess. Getting crops in the ground is now at risk.

Photographer gets shots of a lifetime after beaver plops down next to her

This spring Hazel Caldwell had an experience of a lifetime when she went to the Stewiacke River to get some shots of ducks when a beaver came and sat down next to her.

Parishioners want answers after church closed 6 months due to mould

Historic St. Anselm's Roman Catholic Church, built by Acadians on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore 125 years ago, has been closed for six months. Parishioners are demanding answers.

Former Nova Scotia Voyageur back in Halifax for Memorial Cup

An NHL scout in town for the Memorial Cup knows Halifax particularly well, having suited up for the Nova Scotia Voyageurs between 1972 and 1975.

90-year-old Nova Scotian talks about playing in 2 Memorial Cups

For Harold (Red) Conrad, watching the Halifax Mooseheads play at the Memorial Cup is bringing back memories of when he suited up for the Halifax St. Mary's Juniors and played in the national tournament in 1947 and 1948.

All systems go as Mooseheads face Prince Albert in Memorial Cup opener

The long wait for the Memorial Cup is over and the tournament kicks off tonight at Scotiabank Centre with Halifax facing the Prince Albert Raiders in an 8 p.m. start.

Halifax Mooseheads even President's Cup series with 5-1 win over Huskies

The Halifax Mooseheads skated to a 5-1 win over the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in Game 4 of the President’s Cup Tuesday night to tie the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.

Massive tree cull in Point Pleasant Park delayed to accommodate nesting birds

An estimated 80,000 trees will be cut or trimmed in more than 10 hectares of Point Pleasant Park in September and October, part of a project aimed at returning the site to its original Acadian forest roots.

CT scan brings intense pain, bruising and an apology

A West Chezzetcook man says he's been given an apology for the way he was treated during a recent CT scan at Dartmouth General Hospital.