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To the bottom of the sea

Newfoundland’s Adam Gobi worked hand-in-hand with James Cameron to document a historic dive to the bottom of the ocean. By Jennifer Pelley.

Exercise sub-zero

Eighteen army cadets spent two days trudging through the snowy landscape and icy winds of Labrador—and lived to tell the tale. By Tracy Williams.

Winter’s promise

A lyrical journey (in words and pictures) into the unique beauty of winter in New Brunswick.Photography by Gilles Daigle. Story by Beth Powning.

Mail bonding

My kitchen, your post office: what life was like at “Gossip Central” in rural 1950s Nova Scotia. By Bruce Bourque.


  • Publishers' Pencil
  • Contributors
  • Dear Saltscapes
  • Events
    Slide into winter
  • Genealogy
    Are memory-based historical records reliable?
  • Nature
    The fascinating world of flying squirrels
  • History
    Beryl Markham’s flight into Cape Breton history
  • Homegrown Business
    Central Hardware, Stellarton, NS
  • First Person
    First Nations elder Maggie Paul
  • Just Katharine
  • Q&A
    Writer and professor Richard Lemm



The big reveal: Our 2012 recipe contest winners

You’ll love our readers’ prize-winning recipes, featuring cheese and potatoes


Avery Gavel, The Five Fishermen Restaurant & Grill, Halifax


Blown away

The lowdown on snow blowers

Cosy up to colour

Easy steps to take your family room from stale to stunning

Down the primrose path

Add cheer with these pleasing perennials

Just mortgaged

What you need to know before you sign on the dotted line