Memorial Garden Dedicated to SLT Abbigail Cowbrough

A memorial flower garden in honour of Sub-Lieutenant (SLt) Abbigail Cowbrough was officially dedicated on July 30, 2021 at the Veteran Farm Project in Sweet’s Corner, N.S. — a veteran-run organization that grows farm produce for food packages delivered weekly to veterans and families in need. With about 25 attendees gathered under tents during heavy rain, farm owner Jessica Miller…

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Scrapping of Former HMCS Cormorant Completed

On July 7, 2021, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced the operation to remove and safely dismantle the former HMCS Cormorant is complete. The Cormorant was moored for approximately 20 years at the Port of Bridgewater, N.S. Following an assessment in 2019 that showed the vessel posed an imminent threat of pollution to the marine…

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Rosborough Launches Composite Manufacturing Division

April 22, 2021 – Rosborough Boats is expanding its product and service offerings to provide complete design, tooling and build of custom and production Composite Components for the Defence, Aerospace and Ocean Tech industries. In 2018 Rosborough re-opened its Composites Manufacturing facility on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia as a result of the contract awarded by Irving Shipbuilding Inc…

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Cormorant Departure from Bridgewater Delayed

By Rick Welsford The former HMCS Cormorant, a retired Canadian Navy warship, is scheduled to sail from the Port of Bridgewater for the last time tomorrow. Tugboats are currently located offshore and scheduled to sail up the LaHave River and into the Port of Bridgewater within the next 18 hours. It is anticipated that ship will be removed sometime around…

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Halifax Port Days 2020 Suspended

April 15, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in national and global travel restrictions, self-isolation and quarantine measures, significant manufacturing disruptions, impacts on supply chains and considerable economic upheaval including mass global layoffs. The situation is expected to last for several months. Out of consideration to our delegates and sponsors, Halifax Port Days will be suspended until 2021. The…

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