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Hit the open water

Hit the open water

We've said it before and we'll say it again: Atlantic Canada is a land of enchantment for nautical adventurers of all stripes, whether they have a Cape Islander or a skiff, a sloop or a cabin cruiser. The open ocean, the harbours, the coves, rivers and lakes-from the St. John...

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Fit To Be Tiled

Fit To Be Tiled

There hasn't been so much excitement about them since early mass production elevated tiles to one of the great artistic endeavors of the late 19th century, making them affordable for Victorian England's new middle class. Since then, tiles have had their ups and downs, generally relegated to utilitarian applications in...

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Maple-Carrot Muffins

Maple-Carrot Muffins

This recipe was sent to me some years ago by regional home economist Gail Keddy, when the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture had an economics section. The muffins are delicious, show off the versatility of carrots and use maple syrup, made regionally this time of year when the sap starts...

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So you want to grow your own... food, that is!

So you want to grow …

There has been a lot of discussion of late in the media, in virtual and real coffee shops, about the question of food security. Who grows our food? How is it grown, in what kinds of conditions, with what sorts of fertilizers or pesticides? How long after it's harvested does...

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Common Courtesies?

Common Courtesies?

The old etiquette books may be out the window, but courtesies are still an important part of our culture. We’re told that the epitome of courtesy was when Sir Walter Raleigh laid down his coat so Queen Elizabeth I wouldn’t get her shoes muddy. Was that chivalry, courtesy or good manners?...

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Whiling away the day under a blue sky. See stories opposite; plus, “Stealth Fish” page 21, and “Fishing is about More than Fish,” page 79

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Winterscapes 2014

Winterscapes 2014

Winterscapes 2014 offers great deals on Nova Scotia getaway packages. Take a staycation or give a getaway as a gift!

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Photo Contest

Photo Contest

  Our readers love the natural world around us. We've added an extra category to the Saltscapes Viewers' Choice Online Contest: Nature.

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Good Taste Winter 20…

Good Taste Winter 2013/2014

The Winter 2013/2014 issue of Good Taste features unique stories about food and drink in Atlantic Canada — from farming to fine dining.

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Recipe Contest

Recipe Contest

Our 2014 Recipe Contest is now open!

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