Carmichael Stewart House Museum plans for the summer season
Chamber of Commerce presents unique booklet to newcomer centre
Bridge playing events in Pictou County dedicated to Alzheimer’s awareness
Pictou County Vital Signs hosts sounding board meeting
Elmer MacKay joins Cecil Clarke’s leadership campaign
Stellarton piper joins Ottawa’s Ceremonial Guard
Uncle Leo’s Brewery setting up outdoor beer garden at Pictou’s Hector Heritage Quay
Sobeys begins rollout of environmentally responsible, Atlantic-produced bag
Earning to learn, learning to earn
Relationship status: it’s complicated
More serious consideration by Bay Ferries expected to be given to possibility of Cat ferry returning to Bar Harbor
Cat ferry service starts its season between Yarmouth and Portland on June 8
YARMOUTH, N.S. – With Bay Ferries’ Cat ferry scheduled to sail out of Yarmouth on June 8 at 8:30 a.m. for its first crossing of the season to Portland, Bay Ferries CEO Mark MacDonald says ticket sales are already up compared to where ...
N.B. tries to revive Energy East pipeline
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to at least try to resurrect the Energy East pipeline project since it could mean thousands of jobs for Atlantic Canada, says the top exec of Saint John’s chamber of commerce. “The market for oil is ...
Agriculture minister, farmers see how greenhouse farming in Holland is changing the industry
Located right off the Harvest Highway, a huge array of greenhouses can be seen near Lawrencetown. It’s a bit of a change of scenery. ...
Cheap Trip - Tips to trekking the country with little money
Two days after their wedding, Emily Tapper and Sidney Coakley packed their gear into their Jeep and set off on a three-week adventure that saw them camp — often for free — throughout Canada. “We probably spent between $200 and ...
Staying local for a cheap vacation
Here’s a term I find annoying – staycation. It’s not a difficult idea to understand. Rather than go away for your vacation, you stay. But it’s also becoming a reality for me and the time I booked off work at the ...
Nova Scotia Spirit Company releases summery new drink
Just in time for the summer, the Nova Scotia Spirit Company is looking to bring some new flavours to its various offerings, with what it describes as “pure refreshment in a can.” The award-winning Trenton-based company it is releasing ...
SaltWire Network makes changes in Nova Scotia markets
NEW GLASGOW SaltWire Network, parent company of The News, has announced a number of changes that are to be made in the coming weeks. The most significant for readers will be the transition of this newspaper from a daily, to a weekly ...
RISDON: Expansion critics – Ottawa has chosen West Coast over East Coast
Ottawa is playing favourites by investing billions of dollars into the Trans Mountain pipeline in Western Canada even though it did nothing to help the now-defunct Energy East project here, says Saint John Mayor Don ...
LFA 33 and 34 lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia coming to a close on May 31
SOUTHWESTERN N.S. – The traps are coming ashore, marking the end of the 2017-18 commercial lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia on May 31. The season is being described as not a banner year, but not a bad one either. “Overall ...
Hot wheels, cooling trends
The stratospheric prices some antique and classic cars have fetched at auction – and their rapidly-rising appreciation over the past decade – has led some analysts to speak out about them as solid investments which have in the past few ...