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Healing the Nation world premiere at Lunenburg Doc Fest Sept. 25
SaltWire Selects Sept. 17: Wild food, teens waiting on trip refunds, a submariner's dreams sunk
Newfoundland woman raising awareness of ovarian cancer
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VIDEO: Open Doors: Cape Breton Women in Harmony promoting local female artists
Women continue to struggle in pandemic workforce
There’s a whole group of Canadian women ready to throw in the towel and quit their jobs to stay home and take care of life. And, given all the stress created by the COVID-19 pandemic, job insecurities and struggling with so many issues – many ...
FIN Stream: Bread in the Bones goes against the grain exploring love of loaves
Most people don't think about millennia of social and cultural history when they bite into that morning piece of toast or unwrap a rolled-up pita stuffed with shawarma. But as Halifax filmmaker Darrell Varga shows in his fascinating new ...
Celebrating a real slice of life with George Brown College
Like everything else on the planet, Canada’s top culinary schools have been deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the iconic George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts in downtown Toronto. Classes were abruptly ...
Bridgewater author launching debut novel during Lunenburg Lit Fest
Bridgewater author Rhian Calcott is set to launch her debut novel, The Last Goin’ Off, at the historic Saint Barnabas’ Church in Blue Rocks on Sept. 26 as part of this year’s Lunenburg Lit Fest. “I’m a little bit ...
All-star lineup joins Neptune Theatre’s Fly Again Telethon fundraiser on Sept. 24
Some of Nova Scotia’s best musical talent will be joined by familiar faces from the Neptune Theatre stage for the Fly Again Telethon fundraiser, a live online event hosted by East Coast comedy star Bette MacDonald on Thursday, July 24 at 7:30 ...
SaltWire Selects Sept. 16: Facing cancer with positivity, recognizing trailblazers, a heart of thanks in the water
No room for negativity "As Judy DesRoches leaned over her infant’s highchair to feed him, a wisp of hair fell from her head. It was the last straw," writes SaltWire's Carole Morris-Underhill. "She had already ...
Cape Breton wish mom happy to rappel down building with Capers and Friends for Make-a-Wish fundraising event
Nadine Navarole is looking forward to rappelling down a 15-storey building in support of the Make-a-Wish Foundation. A member of the Capers and Friends team registered in the foundation's Rope for Hope event in Halifax on Oct. 3, Navarole ...
MARTHA MUZYCHKA: Planning for next summer
If you haven’t realized it yet, you should know that living with the pandemic is our new normal — for the next couple of years at least. There will always be the frisson of concern that flashes across your body when you hear the public ...
STAYCATION: Step back in time at Uniacke Estate Park
Fall is a beautiful time of the year to explore more of Nova Scotia as the leaves begin to change to autumn hues of crimson red and amber. Uniacke Estate Museum Park is an idyllic place to visit on a crisp fall afternoon. It's like stepping ...
Halifax’s Zamani wins national Young Canadian Songwriters Award from SOCAN
Halifax musician Zamani Miller is one of five artists from across the country chosen for the SOCAN Foundation’s 2020 Young Canadian Songwriters Award. Miller’s composition Sway the World earned one of the award’s five $5,000 cash ...