first_img -30- Local Area Office: 902-798-6889 Fax: 902-798-2927 HANTS COUNTY: Chip Sealing Several road sections in Hants County will be chip sealed during September. Affected roads are Trunk 14, Route 215, and Route 224. Traffic delays are expected and there will be loose stones on the road surface after work crews have left the area. Obey signs and personnel, and drive with caution in the area. The work will protect pavement and help prevent potholes.last_img

TORONTO — The Toronto stock market closed lower as lingering concerns about lagging global growth weighed on metals and mining and gold stocks.The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX index ended the day down 70.99 points at 13,411.63.The loonie gained 0.06 of a cent to 75.39 cents U.S.In New York, the Dow Jones average of 30 stocks climbed 27.73 points to 17,758.21, the broader S&P 500 index gained 3.14 points to 2,081.72 and the Nasdaq index lost 12.06 points to 5,083.24.On the commodity markets, the December gold contract rose 40 cents to US$1,088.50 an ounce, the December crude contract climbed 34 cents to US$44.21 a barrel and the December contract for natural gas was up two cents at US$2.32 per mmBtu.December copper declined by a penny to US$2.22 a pound. read more