Former area resident continues effort to have son's memorial ...
Nova Scotia unveils higher-than-expected budget surplus
Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star presents $20,800 to Children’s ...
Downshore Market on Saturday mornings in Advocate Harbour
The Elliotts coming back to Oxford’s Capitol Theatre on Aug. 2
It’s summer. Celebrate life and give thanks
Grilled grass? I think I’ll pass
Time to put more teeth into dangerous and unsightly premises rules
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Dog Dip Afternoon: Swimming with Truro's big dogs
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FIN film fest announces lineup, including documentary from Ellen Page and close-out screening of The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse, the spooky Nova Scotia-shot thriller starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe, will be the closing gala film at this year’s FIN Atlantic International Film Festival. Organizers announced the prestige booking at a news ...
Happy Birthday, Mary Brown's
You may know the name attached to delicious, made-from-scratch fried chicken and taters – but did you know that there really was a Mary Brown whose recipe became a Canadian success story 50 years ago? True, that was the year man first walked ...
COLIN AND JUSTIN: How to get the most out of your yard sale
Car boot sales. A British invention, right? Eh, no. They actually have their roots in Canada. When Father Harry Clarke (a Catholic priest from Stockport) holidayed here in the 1970s, he happened upon a “trunk fair” and, inspired, decided ...
HOUSE WORKS: Metal roofing fits right over shingles
Q: Can I fasten metal roofing directly on top of old asphalt shingles? I have a utility shed with a roof that needs replacing. A: Yes, it’s fine to secure metal roofing directly to a roof with old shingles still in place with no strapping. ...
Dorm room décor done right
When she first took a look at her dorm room at University of British Columbia, Tazim Damji had a bit of an advantage compared to other undergraduates pondering how to decorate – a certification as an interior designer. Even with a set of ...
Tiny homes making big waves in expensive housing markets
There is nothing small about the tiny-home craze. From people looking to retire and downsize, to those exploring creative ways to enter the housing market in expensive cities — like Vancouver —to those wanting to go off grid, the ...
Perfect party planning: 5 tips for reluctant summer-party hosts
Many people love to go to parties but hate to give them, and that’s too bad — there’s something that’s satisfying about feeding your friends and hearing them laugh in your own backyard. Maybe the reluctant hosts think ...
HOUSE WORKS: Skylight coolings and metal roofing over old shingles
Metal roofing over old shingles? Q: Can I fasten metal roofing directly on top of old asphalt shingles? I have a utility shed with a roof that needs replacing. A: Yes, it’s fine to secure metal roofing directly to a roof with old shingles ...
MY HANDMADE HOME: Freshen up your exterior lights
Most of the houses on our street started out with the same gross exterior lights: dull white lantern-style sconces with a flat finish — like maybe they had been primed, for some weird reason. The dull white lights don’t do justice to ...
CARSON ARTHUR: Doing outdoor chores in the summer heat
Need a little push to getting some of those outdoor chores done in the hot weather? Here are three things that you need to do now to make your plants just a little bit happier in the summer heat. Grass first Summer is when the lawn starts to ...