Free ebook to mark Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Time to ‘raise the bar’ in education
Neighbours helping neighbours
Big honours for Mount Allison professor
Russell Wangersky: This, too, shall pass
What’s the big deal with plastic bags?
Mount Allison’s symphonic band hosting Love in the Time of the Wind ...
Make Way program gaining steam at NSCC Cumberland
Snowshoe program proving popular in Amherst
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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
Equality for everyone: a New Year’s gift to human kind
Yes, it’s happening here
Bermuda steps back from same-sex marriage, a disturbing decision
I love watching the Olympics. I could sit on the couch with my potato chips and do it for hours! Normally, sports is not my thing, but there is something about the Olympic Games that captures my interest. Whether it’s the thrill of ...
The whole story on whole grains
In my last column I talked about heart-healthy nuts. As Heart Health Month continues, and especially with Valentine’s Day being celebrated this week, it’s an opportunity to explore another common category of common foods that are good for ...
Horrendous conversion therapy for gays must be banned
“China officially decriminalized homosexuality in 1997, but LGBTQ people are still subjected to forced confinement, medication and even electric shocks to try to change their sexual orientation,” according to Graeme Reid, LGBTQ rights ...
A call for life
There has been a lot of uproar over the Government of Canada’s new stipulation wherein any organization seeking funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program must attest to their support of the current government’s stance on ...
THE BIG REVEAL: Lobster sculpture artwork wows the crowd in Municipality of Barrington
BARRINGTON, N.S. – There was standing room only at the Barrington Municipal Administrative Centre on Feb. 6 for the unveiling of 10 giant lobster sculptures painted by local artists from Jordan Falls through to Weymouth as a Canada 150 Legacy ...
N.L. man who wrote own obituary had 'on-point sense of humour,' wants ashes spread outside Ches’s in St. John's
A Newfoundlander’s selfwritten obituary about a life well-lived went viral this week and taught the rest of us not only how to live, but how to make a memorable exit. “Stuff has been trying to kill me for years and it was colon cancer ...
Electric City projects have potential to light up tourism industry for Weymouth
WEYMOUTH, N.S. – The entrepreneur who established the small village centred around a mill on the Silver River in the late nineteenth century, about 20 miles from the village of Weymouth, would no doubt be pleased that his efforts will soon ...
How can we eliminate loneliness?
The news is full of the latest research findings about what seems to be an almost epidemic situation sweeping across our world. Researchers have found that one of the most serious issues facing people today is loneliness. More and more people are ...
Honouring Mona - Middleton girl who defied the Nazis focus of Heritage Day celebrations
MIDDLETON, NS - When Nova Scotians celebrate Heritage Day Feb. 19, the focus will be on one of the province’s great heroines – Mona Parsons. Her life was the stuff of movies, yet it was as real as the toe of a jackboot or the sharp ...
Lucy the Lobster to look for her shadow on Groundhog Day in Barrington as South Shore Lobster Crawl kicks off
BARRINGTON, N.S. - Move over Shubenacadie Sam. Lucy the Lobster will be making the Groundhog Day prediction this year in the Lobster Capital of Canada on Nova Scotia’s South Shore. Lucy is making her debut appearance at 8 a.m. on Feb. 2 in ...