Earning to learn, learning to earn
Relationship status: it’s complicated
More serious consideration by Bay Ferries expected to be given to possibility of Cat ferry returning to Bar Harbor
Nova Scotia couple cast off for a life at sea, and they're not the only ones
Indo Canadian cuisine comes to Caledonia
Cheap Trip - Tips to trekking the country with little money
Two days after their wedding, Emily Tapper and Sidney Coakley packed their gear into their Jeep and set off on a three-week adventure that saw them camp — often for free — throughout Canada. “We probably spent between $200 and ...
Staying local for a cheap vacation
Here’s a term I find annoying – staycation. It’s not a difficult idea to understand. Rather than go away for your vacation, you stay. But it’s also becoming a reality for me and the time I booked off work at the ...
Homemade in Milton
MILTON – On a sunny, late May day, the doors to The Workshop in Milton are wide-open, inviting people in to peruse the various items for sale. Behind the new business are Heather and Mike Ferguson. Mike and Heather began selling their ...
Creating art on the South Shore
PORT MEDWAY – “It's not hard to be inspired living on the South Shore and all it's beauty,” says Port Medway artist Janet Clattenburg. Together with her husband, Laurie, Janet created Chisel and Brush Artisans as a ...
RISDON: Expansion critics – Ottawa has chosen West Coast over East Coast
Ottawa is playing favourites by investing billions of dollars into the Trans Mountain pipeline in Western Canada even though it did nothing to help the now-defunct Energy East project here, says Saint John Mayor Don ...
Hot wheels, cooling trends
The stratospheric prices some antique and classic cars have fetched at auction – and their rapidly-rising appreciation over the past decade – has led some analysts to speak out about them as solid investments which have in the past few ...
Gas pump shock: Atlantic Canadians will have to consider options with driving season gearing up
The Victoria Day long weekend was only the beginning of the pain to be felt at the pumps this summer. All indications point to potential record highs for gasoline and diesel prices as we head into “driving season,” according to many ...
Tusket dealership turns off lights to spotlight astro-tourism
The owner of a Tusket auto dealership is turning off the lights in his giant car lot overnight so others can see the stars better. Marcel Pothier says Tim Doucette, owner of the Deep Sky Eye Observatory in Quinan, had mentioned the light ...
Steering customers towards affordable houses
By Roger Taylor It started on January 1 – new federal rules required of residential mortgage borrowers. Mortgage seekers with a down payment of more than 20 per cent have been required to qualify at a significantly higher rate when ...
Keeping up with the Donats: Nova Scotia family finds secret to being debt-free
It was panic time. Elementary school teacher Meghan Donat and her husband Morgan, a self-employed massage therapist, had just moved into their $275,000 dream home on three acres outside Bridgewater in southern Nova Scotia. It was February 2013, ...