Nova Scotia

18 Epic Multi-Day Backpacking Trips in Canada

<b>Multi-day backpacking trips take time to put together.</b><p>Planning is key. In fact, if you have dreams of spending a week under the stars, carrying …

Adventure Travel

Explore seven of Canada’s most scenic drives

Canada has always been a country ripe for exploring. With three coastlines, three mountain ranges, and the world’s most pristine lakes, Canada boasts …


How To Start An Education Fund For Your Kids

<i>How can I pay for my children's tuition fee?</i><p>This is a question we often ask ourselves when we see our kids blowing their candles on their 16th …


In pictures: Outer Reef 860 Deluxebridge yacht nearing completion

Outer Reef has opened up about its latest project, the third hull in the Outer Reef Deluxebridge 860 yacht series. This all-GRP yacht is due to be …


Sidney Crosby - 800 Games into his Hall of Fame NHL Career

On November 10th, 2017, Sidney Crosby played in his 800th career game for the Pittsburgh Penguins. This milestone comes twelve years after Pittsburgh …

Ice Hockey

Opioid prescriptions up across Canada: report - Surrey Now-Leader

The overall number of prescriptions for opioids has increased over the last five years, but doctors have been giving patients fewer doses at one …


Christmas tree shortage could raise prices this holiday season

Updated: Nov 22, 2017 - 4:07 PM<p>Loading...<p><b>NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass.</b> - A Christmas tree shortage across the country will affect the bottom line for tree …


Trump didn't blow up the climate summit. What did happen in Bonn?

The big news out of the global climate summit is that Donald Trump didn't blow it up.<p>Want to know what else happened?<p>Here's the roundup from the only …


Heavy rainfall expected for Saint John, Halifax areas

Some Maritimers are in for a rainy couple of days, as Environment Canada issues rainfall warnings for parts of Nova Scotia and New …


Flu Costs Our Health-Care System More Than You Might Think

When people talk about the flu, usually it's a personal affair. They recount their experiences fighting off the illness, discuss the variety of …

Canadian News

New report says opioid prescriptions on the rise in Canada, despite overdose crisis

Amid the horrific opioid crisis in B.C. and across Canada, the Canadian Institute for Health Information says the number of prescriptions for opioids …


Discover Untapped Skate Spots in Canada’s East Coast With Canon Canada & The Creator Class

Being able to travel the world and document what you love is a pipe dream few creatives are afforded, but for world-renowned skate photographer …


The inspection gap: Why owners and safety experts want restaurants to be inspected

Richard Julien prides himself on running a tight ship, a hallmark of his tenacity.<p>A 27-year veteran of the restaurant industry, the chef has worked …

Canadian News

N.S. need-a-doctor registry doesn’t prioritize sickest people: auditor general

The Nova Scotia health authority needs to find a way to ensure people with serious health concerns who’ve registered on a provincial website are …

Canadian News

Halifax ranks at bottom in safe driving study

Fridays are the worst day of the week for vehicle collisions, says Allstate Canada study<p>Tailgating and driving too fast are some of the reasons …


Boston's official Christmas tree is here!

The official Christmas tree for the city of Boston arrived to the Common Tuesday morning. The tree is an annual gift from the people of Nova Scotia.


Former IWK CEO removed from 100 most powerful women list

Tracy Kitch made the list before being investigated for charging personal expenses to hospital<p>The former CEO of the IWK Health Centre has been …


Victims of Canada’s ‘Gay Purge’ to Get Apology from Trudeau

OTTAWA — Simon Thwaites was a master seaman analyzing radio signals and surveillance in a secret branch of Canada’s Navy in the 1980s when he was summoned by investigative officers. Strapped to a lie detector in an interrogation room, he was asked by two officers if medical records showing that he …

World News

10 Things I Overheard at the National Dog Show That You Probably Wouldn’t Hear Anywhere Else

Before you watch the show on Thanksgiving Day, here's everything that went down behind the scenes.<p>As I mentioned already, attending the National Dog …


Ikeas Canada eyes mattress, appliance space as Sears Canada departs

TORONTO — Industry fears about the future of store-based retail might be assuaged by the scene outside Ikea’s store opening in Nova Scotia in …

Canadian News

Creative, humane solutions needed in Nova Scotia feral cat crisis

Nova Scotia faces an uphill battle when it comes to the area’s feral cat problem, but experts are working to find creative and humane solutions to …

Canadian News

Anne Murray donates 40 years of memorabilia to University of Toronto

Anne Murray's decision to downsize led to some good news for her Toronto-based fans: the singer has donated 40 years' worth of memorabilia that can …

University of Toronto

P.E.I. taking ‘dire concerns’ about Northern Pulp effluent to federal fisheries minister

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I.— The possibility of wastewater from a Nova Scotia pulp mill being released into the Northumberland Strait has P.E.I. lobster …

Canadian News

Crossover Jets Open Wider Route Options At Restricted Airports

Airlines looking for greater access to airports with short runways or steep approaches, or aiming to benefit from lower fees and charges at airports …


Cashing In On Trump’s War on Universities

Republicans are gutting U.S. education; Canada — with boldness — can reap the benefits.

Canadian News

Jury selected in trial of man charged with murder of Nova Scotia police officer

A jury has been selected in the trial of a Nova Scotia man accused of killing an off-duty police officer.


Nova Scotia still has highest rate of child poverty in Atlantic Canada: report

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released its annual report on child poverty and while the numbers have improved in Nova …


Lovelorn N.B. musician hopes to sell ‘badass’ guitar by sharing story of self-discovery

It is a tale of a love grown weary, a journey of self-discovery and the road to recovery for a New Brunswick musician, heartsick over the demise of …

Canadian News

DAZN adds FIBA basketball to its Canadian sports streaming platform

Sports streaming platform DAZN has added another league to its viewing options for Canadian users: International Basketball Federation (FIBA).FIBA is …

Kontinental Hockey League

Fredericton pharmacy points to ongoing opioid crisis after robbery

A pharmacy in Fredericton, N.B. is pointing to Canada’s ongoing opioid crisis after the store was robbed over the weekend.<p>According to a Facebook …

Canadian News