IN EARLY JULY, much of Atlantic Canada had an unwelcome visitor: Arthur, a post-tropical storm that left his calling card in a swath across the region. Fortunately, there wasn’t as much damage to property as say, Hurricane Juan, but because trees were in full leaf, they...Read more
Leonard LeBlanc was untying his boat from the wharf, and just about to check his traps when the news came in over his VHF radio. Lobster fishermen in his area were tying up their boats in protest of low prices.
It's not surprising that people often look for a fireplace when they go in search of a new home. A fireplace evokes the comfort and security of home and the peacefulness of a place of rest. Historically, the fireplace was where the family gathered for warmth...Read more
Despite Nova Scotia's diminutive size, the waters surrounding the province have some 3,800 islands—indeed, the mainland itself would be an island if not for a narrow isthmus linking it to New Brunswick. As many a traditional storyteller crouched around a bonfire will tell you, there’s a...Read more
THE LUNENBURG Farmers’ Market celebrates 30 years in operation this year. Any time of year you’ll find a wide variety of products such as fresh seasonal produce, grass-fed meats, plenty of fresh and smoked fish and fragrant fresh flowers. Local musicians serenade market-goers as they shop—a...Read more