Bikers fly high at Bordertown Biker Bash
Amherst asphalt plant protests gathering steam
Cape d’Or receives $292,000 for upgrades
Pugwash hosting climate change conference
Looking back at Amherst's WW1 internment Camp - Part 2
Live Bait Theatre bringing Esther Cox back to Amherst
Amherst Summer Night Market happening July 18
Warm weather finally arrives in the Malagash area
Firemen’s Bazaar coming up Aug. 10 at Advocate Fire Hall
Cumberland News Now
CARSON ARTHUR: It’s time to harvest those garlic bulbs
STREAMLINE YOURSELF: Month-long garage project a success
COLIN AND JUSTIN: The rules of modern rustic
Common rookie mistakes when buying your first pool
Rain barrels are a stylish way to make your garden more sustainable
Houseworks: Replacing a shed floor
Q: What options do you recommend for replacing an existing shed floor? A: If the floor is currently bare ground, you could cover the space with patio slabs, paving bricks or even wood. Dig some 4x4s into the dirt a couple of feet apart, level the ...
COLIN AND JUSTIN: Take it outside
Seriously. We’re all diggin’ the current dose of sunshine, right? And with temperatures rising, who doesn’t dream of spending a lil’ more time outdoors? As aye, a little planning – and a modicum of careful ...
Make a splash with latest pool trends
For many homeowners, creating a backyard oasis replaces the need for a cottage and for years they’ve been decking out their spaces accordingly, with kidney-shaped pools, organic garden beds, natural rock waterfalls and rustic cedar cabanas. ...
'Semi-finished' basement an economical compromise
Finishing a basement is one of the most popular home improvement jobs in Canada, because it’s an effective way to increase living space in your house. The thing is, there are two drawbacks to finishing a basement in the usual way. First, ...
The essential tool kit for first-time homebuyers
Theresa Handel and Allison Kilby have an endless supply of stories about homeowners who have bought a garden hose but not a nozzle, a set of standard Allen keys when they needed metric or found themselves without a tape measure when they came to hang ...
Get your pool ready for the swimming season
We are not that far into summer but hot weather is right around the corner. If you haven’t done so, now is the time to get that pool opened. Here are five basic, but essential steps to get your pool ready for the first cannon-ball of the ...
STREAMLINE YOUR STUFF: Annual Design Walk in Annapolis Valley sparks joy
The beauty of the Annapolis Valley on a nice day still astounds me. I have to say it’s not the same Valley I grew up in. On June 14 I spent the day there as part of the second annual Design Walk with a dozen of my fellow members of the Nova ...
Universal design hits home for all
The night before her home renovation was set to begin, Jenna Reed-Côté began visualizing a Beef Wellington recipe she wanted to try once her new kitchen was complete. As she got to the step of mincing mushrooms – part of making the ...
COLIN AND JUSTIN: Jet propulsion
Would black accents work in your home? Yes, say Colin and Justin: welcome to the dark side… Ah, the humble black accessory. That jet-toned jewel which, played carefully, will elevate even the most basic abode. Across three decades, and ...
What to consider before painting the exterior of your home
Painting the outside of your home can be daunting, and rightly so. If you get it wrong, it’s going to be pretty obvious, not to mention an expensive and time-consuming fix. There are some key things to consider before you dive in that will help ...