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What you need to know about COVID-19: August 13, 2020
Cabot Trail Writers Festival announces first six authors
New South Shore-set comedy-drama series Feudal begins production in Nova Scotia
Cape Breton brothers hope revamped East Coast Kids show will lead to big things
SHAALIKA JAGADISHWARAN: Touching down in Cape Breton
STREAMING WARS: I May Destroy You, one of the most brilliant shows of 2020
KEVIN MATTATALL: Looking in the right direction
When we speak freely and clearly we reveal both how we think and how we feel. If we’re honest about our speaking there are times when we mask how we truly feel because there are things we want to keep hidden. I know I’m not talking ...
VIDEO: Sweet on bees in P.E.I.: New parasite causing threat for essential pollinators
A sweet, waxy smell rises as Troy Fraser smokes the bees out, removes the weighted frames of honey, and brushes the colony of workers and drones off while searching for the queen. "In each honey bee hive, you have three castes of bees; one ...
Eskasoni singer Michael R. Denny featured in latest Musique Royale online concert
Mi’kmaw singer Michael R. Denny is featured in Musique Royale’s latest online concert, part of a series filmed in historic Nova Scotian venues as part of the group’s 35th anniversary season. The renowned Eskasoni Mi’kmaw ...
ASK ELLIE: Woman concerned after childhood friend misses virtual date to catch up
Q – My closest friend from high school and I kept in contact (both mid-40s) but I now doubt that can continue. She was from a different city, full of spirit and fun. We became instant besties. We went to different colleges, each married ...
Backyard ballet: St. John’s dancers adjust to COVID-19 restrictions by taking talents to the garden
When Shakespeare wrote, “All the world’s a stage,” he could have very well been writing about this. Every garden is a possible stage this weekend in St. John’s, as Neighbourhood Dance Works (NDW), in partnership with ...
SaltWire Selects Aug. 11: Some very good dogs, water woes and film frustrations
Meet Digby's new influencer Jake Croft is so important to the town of Digby, the mayor brought him birthday greetings. Beyond being municipally famous (some have asked if he plans to run for mayor this fall), his appearance in ...
Nova Scotia drive-in theatres get hardwired for special Metallica show on Aug. 29
Although the return of large arena and outdoor shows is still a long way off in the future, fans of legendary hard rockers Metallica can experience them on the big screen at three drive-in theatres in Nova Scotia on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7 ...
Homeschool or back-to-school? East Coast parents struggling to make best choices for education this September
While schools across Atlantic Canada are set to reopen next month, the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 has resulted in substantial numbers of parents strongly considering homeschooling their children. St. John’s, ...
It's been warm in Newfoundland and it looks like it will get even hotter
It was another day of heat on the west coast Monday with afternoon temperatures getting up to 27 C in Massey Drive. That meant there was no shortage of people at Tippings Pond looking for a little relief from the heat. It was the same throughout ...
ASK ELLIE: Adult children should accept their parent's new partner
Dear Readers – With so many parents dating after a divorce/spouse's death, adult children dealing with Mom or Dad's new partner can face an awkward (at best) or complicated/uncomfortable situation. The following reader's ...