First Cut a winner - Lawrencetown’s Lunn’s Mill takes IPA gold at Down East Brewing Awards
Spring is here: Income tax credits and benefits should be top of mind
Yard sailing through Revenue Canada waters
Entrepreneur plans market in Alma
Pictou’s MacLean & MacDonald to join Mac, Mac & Mac
Marriage and planning a financial future together
WE ASKED: What words or behaviour bother you in the work place?
Here's what we heard: "I’ve been fortunate to not experience some of the more egregious forms of harassment that women in other industries have faced. However, even in my profession I’ve been talked over, interrupted ...
After #MeToo - Men wary about mentoring women in workplace: survey
Men are more likely to shy away from mentoring women in the post #MeToo workplace but a prominent business expert at Dalhousie University says they shouldn’t. “It’s definitely not the right reaction and it is hurtful for the ...
Blazing their own trail: after corporate life, women are starting their own businesses
When Maureen Googoo set foot into CBC Radio studios on day one of her internship, she made history as the first Indigenous reporter to work in mainstream media in the Maritimes. But it was the early 1990s and her editors at the time didn’t ...
Women can be 'powerhouses' in business world
For Mandy Rennehan, the respect for women as human beings is long overdue. That is part of Rennehan’s message as the keynote speaker for this year’s International Women’s Day event at Pier 21 in Halifax. Not surprisingly, the ...
Rough waters for southwestern N.S. truckers during two-month absence of Digby-Saint John ferry
SOUTHWESTERN N.S. – Seafood trucking operators in southern Nova Scotia are seething as their costs skyrocket during the two months the Digby-Saint John ferry is out of service for maintenance. The MV Fundy Rose ferry is an important Maritime ...
Going slow to go fast - Annapolis County’s fibre optic Internet backbone close to the build stage
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL - Contract negotiations have slowed construction of a new fibre optic Internet backbone for Annapolis County, but Warden Timothy Habinski said the contract work is necessary and it’s almost done. Once everything is signed, ...
Scams aren’t just for seniors
Congratulations! You won the lottery! And just in time. Your grandson called. He’s in jail and needs money fast. He’s scared and doesn’t want you to tell his parents. So, you dip into your savings and wire him the money. ...
Taking the kick-back out of soccer
Families with children in arts and sports programs – and those taking public transit – are likely going to be forking over more of their hard-earned money to Ottawa this year, say tax specialists. Two tax credits, one for ...
Central Nova MP hits back at Trump tariff plan
Central Nova MP Sean Fraser condemned President Donald Trump’s plan for steep tariffs on steel and aluminum exports as “unacceptable,” Friday. His comments came one day after Trump threatened to slap a 25 per cent tariff on all ...
Sugar Bush Fairies in Digby County: Couple turns fairy magic into growing business
DIGBY, N.S. – Once upon a time in a Canadian province far, far away, a man and his wife were dreaming of starting a business when, suddenly, they received a gift, a stonecast fairy door. Now, this couple, Alan and Sarah Cornfield, ...