10 Gifts to Inspire Creativity

From craft kits to hands-on lessons, these local gift ideas will cultivate a creative spark in even the most difficult-to-buy-for person on your list. This holiday season, give them the gift of inspiration. 1. Photography Tour Any budding photographer would love the opportunity to learn to take better photos in an outdoor classroom. Picture Perfect… Read More

12 Gifts For Animal Lovers

We've got so many gift options for lovers of cats, dogs, birds, horses and most animals you can think of on the Local Wishlist this year - in fact, we've got a whole section for Pets & Pet Lovers. But we've chosen a dozen of our favourites, that would be especially welcome under the tree… Read More

Buy Local For Black Friday

There are just so many good reasons to buy local this holiday season. And many small local businesses are offering some great deals this weekend, so it's even easier to keep your money right here. We’ve rounded up a list of locally owned Nova Scotia businesses who are holding a Black Friday, Small Business Saturday,… Read More

The 2018 Local Wishlist is HERE!

The holiday season can finally begin, because the 7th annual Local Wishlist is live right now, and ready for you to start browsing, dreaming, and making your lists. And it's bigger and better than ever, with a record number of applicants, and even more local goodness for you to discover. Browse hundreds of local gift ideas that… Read More

Our Guide to STEMFest 2018

So, what is STEMFest and what does STEM mean anyway? First of all, STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, with an A thrown in occasionally for the Arts (which makes it STEAM). STEMFest is a huge celebration of all of those disciplines, promoted by a large group of organizations from businesses, post-secondary institutions,… Read More