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5th Annual Local Wishlist – Thank You!

The holidays have come and gone, and with it, the 5th annual Local Wishlist. Since 2012, this has been the project I’ve looked forward to most all year. It’s no small undertaking. The Local Wishlist is made possible thanks to a lot of help, and the support of some truly great people and local businesses.… Read More

Christmas on the Mersey

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December is a wonderful time for a road trip in Nova Scotia. The mix of sea and seasonal decor is something not to be missed. We looked to Liverpool last week to attend a special holiday celebration, Christmas on the Mersey. We hit the road right after work, watching the moon rise on the road… Read More

Local Profile: Take It Outside

Take It Outside
Getting Started: Sue opened the first Take It Outside location four years ago in downtown Truro.  She wanted to create a place that gathered everything she wanted in one space. A store that catered to the active lifestyle, not just while being active, but at home and at work as well. The result is a store that… Read More

Local Profile: DogRunnin

Do you #GoDogRunnin? This local business started in Halifax in 2013 as a dog running service. In three years the business has had impressive growth and support, and now provide a range of services and products that take a proactive approach to canine health, wellbeing and fitness. DogRunnin not only provides tailored services based on your… Read More

Five Holiday Themed Road Trips in Nova Scotia

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Twinkling lights, jackalopes, giant gingerbread, parades, carolling, hot cider and Yuletide markets. The holidays have arrived in Nova Scotia. Take Christmas light-spotting to the next level with a holiday themed road trip through our beautiful province. Christmas on the Mersey December 2 - 4, 2016 Experience the coming together of communities and people along the historic Mersey River… Read More