CLEARING THE AIR: Taking Atlantic Canada's pot pulse
‘That was an earthquake!': Residents of southwestern N.S. describe ...
RCMP investigation into 'suspicious' Weymouth fire continues
Editorial: Customer disservice
Russell Wangersky: Soup from a stone
VIBERT: Workplace equity troubles Nova Scotia
Cape Sable Island white pelican causing flurry among birders
The Digby Courier
First-time Island buyers rejoice
Bay Ferries sees 21 per cent increase over last year during Cat ferry's 2018 season with 50,185 passengers
THEN AND NOW: Rural internet efforts continue as we travel the information highway in southwestern Nova Scotia
YASTA charting new course in niche port cruise market with return visit to Yarmouth by MS Fram
Peace by Chocolate founder recognized by Google
Google has spoken. Peace by Chocolate is officially the National Hero Case in the multinational tech-giant’s Grow with Google program. ...
Wedgeport company’s new super soil designed for cannabis growers
WEDGEPORT, YARMOUTH COUNTY, NS - If you’re looking forward to growing cannabis plants of your own, but have never planted them before, a Wedgeport, Yarmouth County, company has developed a “super soil” for newbies . ...
Consultants recommend 18 actions in plan for Yarmouth Acadian Shores Tourism Association
YARMOUTH - Tourism operators in the region need to improve their online presence. That’s just one of the key findings in a five-year tourism destination management plan for Yarmouth and Acadian Shores Tourism Association (YASTA) prepared by ...
‘Huge implications for everyone’: Fishermen urged to take notice, action on offshore petroleum exploration issues
SOUTHWESTERN NS – Changes in federal legislation, two industrial accidents at offshore drilling sites within the last two years and pending seismic activity near Georges Bank and the North Atlantic right whale critical habitat in Roseway Basin ...
RESERVATIONS: Airbnb regulations a patchwork that’s missing some patches
HALIFAX, N.S. - In the 10 years since Airbnb was launched, it has become a household name and lawmakers are struggling to keep up. Despite telling Ottawa last month that the company is on board with paying taxes, there are no federal regulations ...
Barely getting by
The percentage of Atlantic Canadians living paycheque to paycheque may have gone down since last year. But a recent survey by the Canadian Payroll Association still shows nearly half of Atlantic Canadians polled (49 per cent) are ...
Acceptable debt versus bad debt
Increasing the amount of consumer debt isn’t necessarily bad as long as it’s affordable, according to Matt Fabian, director, research and industry analysis, at credit research company TransUnion. TransUnion studies Canadian debt and ...
RESERVATIONS: Renters struggle for accommodation in Airbnb-rich communities
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Greg Rivard hears concerns about the number of Airbnb units popping up in Charlottetown all the time. The Charlottetown councillor, who serves on the P.E.I. capital’s planning board, says he has directed a staff ...
RESERVATIONS: Airbnb is having a huge impact on the industry – but at what cost?
SYDNEY, N.S. - After taking the rental accommodation market by storm, Airbnb is sending shockwaves through the more traditional lodging establishment, globally and across Atlantic Canada. Founded just 10 years ago by a pair of 20-something San ...
Want a good cuppa joe? Bistro 300 is opening soon in Middleton
MIDDLETON, NS - When a well-known Middleton restaurant came up for sale, John Bartlett started thinking about coffee. Good coffee. Before most people knew that Pasta Jax was for sale this past spring, Bartlett bought it. Ever since then he’s ...