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

N.S. athletes medal at world's premier event for young paddlers

A trio of Nova Scotia paddlers all won medals at the Olympic Hopes International Regatta in Bratislava, Slovakia, last weekend.

Shag Harbour school has roof torn apart by Dorian

Elementary students in Shag Harbour, N.S., will be holding their gym classes outside for a while. A large section of the roof at Evelyn Richardson Memorial Elementary School was torn off by the hurricane-strength winds of Dorian.

This solar-powered barge can process thousands of oysters a day

One of the largest oyster operations in Nova Scotia is now using solar power on a new barge they recently built that sits anchored off a small community in Yarmouth County.

$200K fund aims to connect rural N.S. communities to doctors

A new $200,000 grant program from the Nova Scotia government is providing funding to groups to come up with creative ways to promote their rural communities to potential doctors.

Camp to honour 'selfless and generous' Nova Scotian who died in boating accident

A basketball camp beginning Monday evening in Halifax will honour the life of a former Nova Scotia basketball player who lost his life this spring in a boating accident in British Columbia.

Province OKs 1st stage for asbestos disposal site in Middle Stewiacke

Environment Minister Gordon Wilson has approved the environmental assessment of a proposed asbestos disposal site for Middle Stewiacke, N.S., despite opposition from area residents and the local municipality.

Amherst event will mark 100 years since POW camp closed

It's been a century since a prisoner-of-war camp housing Germans in Amherst, N.S., shut down. An event Tuesday marking the event will unite two countries.

311-year-old Annapolis Royal home designated national historic site

The deGannes-Cosby House in Annapolis Royal, N.S., has been designated a national historic site. "This house is the story of the Acadians, the French and the English and the back and forth."

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.