Those amazing Canadians
Relay for Life returning to Amherst in June
Trudeau not doing much to help his cause
Homelessness is a reality in Cumberland County
Armchair Olympians Day 13
Free ebook to mark Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Time to ‘raise the bar’ in education
Neighbours helping neighbours
Big honours for Mount Allison professor
Cumberland News Now
Immanuel United still going – After 98 years
Reflect on the season of life you’re in
Lucy the Lobster does not see her shadow on Groundhog Day morning in a new South Shore N.S. twist on an old tradition
New Zealand man starts petition to get Cape Breton’s amateur weatherman on U.S. talk show
Amherst hosting forest health workshop from Jan. 16 to 18
A new year brings new hope
WEATHER BY DAY: Sheila, put down your broom!
Did you ever notice that Atlantic Canadians like to name their snowfalls? We have the Sugar Snow, the Smelt Snow, the Robin Snow and of course, Sheila’s Brush. Last week after yet another nor’easter barreled into the region, ...
WEATHER BY DAY: Grandma Says, “Say it ain’t ‘thundersnow’!”
One minute you’re reaching for your sunglasses, and the next minute it looks like you’re trapped in a snow globe! Thursday’s weather was very changeable because the air mass overhead was unsettled. In meteorological ...
WEATHER BY DAY: Snow — a weighty subject for sure!
In his 1911 handbook, anthropologist Franz Boas claimed, “Eskimos have dozens, or even hundreds, of words for snow.” Personally, I only know a couple but I can say that there are many different types of snow. Snow can be ...
Maudie a big winner at the Canadian Screen Awards taking home seven awards and sweeping major categories
YARMOUTH, N.S. – The movie Maudie didn’t just strike at the hearts of movie goers last year, but the film based on the life of beloved Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis also shone brightly at the recent Canadian Screen Awards where it ...
Going Local - Middleton’s Macdonald Museum planning outdoor farm market starting in June
MIDDLETON - Fresh produce, baked bread, and even growlers of locally brewed craft beer might be served up on the front lawn of Macdonald Museum in Middleton as early as the first week in June. The museum is hoping to start a farm market as the ...
WEATHER BY DAY: Winter marches on
One week from today, we will be greeting the new season. This year, the vernal equinox takes place during the early afternoon hours of March 20. Many would agree that our winter was quite “spring-like” until … a couple ...
QUIZ: Atlantic Canada's amazing women
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WEATHER BY DAY: Let's talk about Atlantic Canada's weather
Someone once said, “If it wasn’t for the weather, most Canadians couldn’t start a conversation”. I’ve been talking about the weather in Atlantic Canada for almost 20 years now and I’d like to ...
Historica Canada releases new Heritage Minute on L. M. Montgomery, focusing on mental health
To mark International Women’s Day, Historica Canada has released a new Heritage Minute that tells the story of Island author Lucy Maud Montgomery in her own words, as drawn from her journals. The Heritage Minute explores Montgomery’s ...
Bluenose musher to embark on sled dog race
“And there sat Sam, looking cool and calm, in the heart of the furnace roar; And he wore a smile you could see a mile, and he said: ‘Please close that door. It’s fine in here, but I greatly fear you’ll let in the cold and ...