Public engagement key to community health plans
School board foul
A visit to Ottawa to see Sid the Kid
Homelessness needs to be a priority now, not after next election
Baillie stepping down as Nova Scotia PC Leader
Visitation up dramatically at Fort Beausejour
Amherst Fire Department remembers fallen first responders
Business Navigators help startups cut red tape
Amherst Legion leading annual Poppy Campaign
Cape Breton Post
Deciphering loyalty rewards cards
Retirement nest eggs cracking for many Canadians
Sweet Job - Lawrencetown fudge maker in the business of cooking up memories
Bolstering your bank account
Research pays off in getting holiday deals
History and Hardwood - Empire Mirror’s Jeff Langstaff creates antiques of the future
Developing the SMART balsam fir in Bible Hill
BIBLE HILL. NS You walk into your home and relax as you inhale the fragrance of a fresh Christmas tree, but then you see those annoying needles waiting to be picked up off the floor. Wouldn’t it be lovely if those needles would just stay on ...
Dalhousie scientist’s new Christmas tree should keep its needles
BIBLE HILL, N.S. New advances in Christmas tree innovation and technology could help increase export percentages and economic growth in Nova Scotia. The successful development and commercial licensing of a new Christmas tree that will ...
Federal funding to fuel rural innovation
AMHERST – Rural Nova Scotia is full of companies ready to take the next step by competing in the global marketplace. Federal Innovation, Science Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains was joined by Nova Scotia’s minister of labour ...
Boatbuilders boosting capacity and hiring workers to keep up with demand
WEDGEPORT, YARMOUTH COUNTY, NS – Wedgeport Boats is boosting its production capacity and hiring more employees to meet the strong demand for modern lobster-fishing boats. Fraser Challoner, the boatyard’s general manager, said ...
Optimism heading into the 2017 lobster season off southwestern Nova Scotia
YARMOUTH, N.S. – While many factors can come into play before an opening shore price is determined in the commercial lobster fishery, there is reason for optimism going into this season. In ...
After working with four generations of Inshore Fisheries family, Yarmouth County woman getting set to retire
WEST PUBNICO, N.S. – Through four generations and almost 50 years, Nancy d’Entremont has seen a lot of changes as bookkeeper for Inshore Fisheries Ltd. in West Pubnico, Yarmouth County. FIRST GENERATION D’Entremont began her ...
Staying off the naughty list
With a little more than a month to go before Christmas Day, the countdown is on and in many cases the receipts have already started to pile up. Except for me, of course, as I see last-minute shopping – hoping to score one or two deals – ...
Millennials cashing in on new investing craze
At 25 years of age, musician and composer Ryan Osborne still lives with his mother in Cole Harbour, N.S., and works part-time at the Telus store at the Halifax Shopping Centre. He’s also an investor. In nearby Hammonds Plains, every rotation ...
Canadians among the world’s most financially literate
November isn’t just the time of year when men grow embarrassingly bad moustaches in the name of cancer research and people start wracking up Christmas debt, it’s also financial literacy month. We, Canadians, are among the world leaders ...
Free meals, food banks, bargains help students survive high price of higher education
In fourth-year university student Sam Nixon’s fridge, there is a bit of pizza. Sure, it’s cold, a leftover from an event at Acadia University in Wolfville, N.S. But, hey, it’s also free. Professors paid for it. And it’s ...