2018 March Break activities for Pictou County
Many seniors die waiting for long-term care placement stats show
UPDATED: Trenton residents express their concern over proposed levies at information session
Meet Hockey Canada’s newest ambassador
Missing man located in Salt Springs, brought to hospital
Echoes of Armenia at skating festival
Pictou’s MacLean & MacDonald to join Mac, Mac & Mac
Marriage and planning a financial future together
Breaking down the break-up
Pay equity, diversity critical to improving workplace climate: labour lawyer
After #MeToo - Men wary about mentoring women in workplace: survey
Tackling sex harassment claims head-on, companies turning to HR consultants to clear the air
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, ...
It’s time to get serious about investing
It’s that dreaded time of the year again. It’s tax season but more specifically, Thursday is deadline day for RRSP contributions for the 2017 tax year. If you’re like me, you’ve forgot about contributing smaller sums to ...
Stickhandling through high cost of kids’ sports
It’s a battle between the Nova Scotia Tigers and the Chaleur Avalanche in Bouctouche’s J.K. Irving Centre on this frosty Friday afternoon in early February. At the net, 10-year-old goalie Zach Fontaine is protected behind ...
Where there’s a will, there’s a way to peace of mind
Parents are forced to have a lot of uncomfortable conversations with their kids as they progress through life. Among those difficult to broach topics is death, its inevitability and its often-unexpected arrival. Once a child reaches ...
Atlantic Canadians brace for rate hike impact
Atlantic Canadians are going to be hit especially hard by looming hikes in interest rates for mortgages, lines of credit and personal loans, says a Nova Scotia debt relief specialist. “Atlantic Canadians are probably worse off than Canadians ...