Tourism In Cape Breton Is Already Heating Up… H/T CBC

Snow is in the air and ice on the beaches, but accommodation bookings are already up. Cape Breton tourism operators say they're seeing a bump in numbers for 2017 — even better than last year's great numbers.

Chamber Seeking Nominations: H/T TDN

TRURO, N.S. – Outstanding business leaders will be recognized for their contributions, as the Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for honorees at its dinner gala and awards celebration. Two awards will be...

Lawrencetown Boasts New Brewery: H/T TCH

Local craft beer enthusiasts can add Lawrencetown to their on-tap map. Lunn’s Mill Beer Company, located on Carleton Road Highway 201 in Lawrencetown, is anticipating a grand opening by the end of the month, after...

Cajun-Style Food Coming To Halifax: H/T TCH

A Toronto-based, Cajun-style restaurant chain’s red-hot growth is bubbling over into Halifax with its first The Captain’s Boil set to open on Spring Garden Road in April. “It will be a place where you can...

Acadia Professor Developing App… H/T CBC

Hope is for stroke victims to do most of their rehab at home instead of spending hours a day in a clinic. A Nova Scotia researcher has received a $148,000 grant to develop an app...

Halifax Jewelry Artist Wins Governor General… H/T CBC

NSCAD University Prof. Pamela Ritchie says she's thrilled to win prestigious award. NSCAD University Prof. Pamela Ritchie is the winner of the 2017 Saidye Bronfman Award, part of the Governor General's Awards in Visual and...

Nova Scotia Launches Its Own Seafood Brand: H/T CBC

Some industry members fear confusion from new promotion. Nova Scotia's decision to create its own seafood brand is getting mixed reviews, with praise from some exporters and a pan from one industry association concerned it...

Lobster Biz Takes A Crack At China: H/T TCH

Lobsters from Nova Scotia are already selling on China’s Alibaba massive e-commerce website but now the province is stepping in with a pilot project to ensure only the best of the best are sold...

ACOA Gives Clean Tech Startups A $20,000 Boost: H/T TCH

Five Nova Scotian startups — selling everything from solar energy to powdered crickets — have been chosen to take part in a program to help them grow. The CleanTech Accelerate Program looks to support clean...

Halifax Transit Looking To Replace Outdated… H/T CBC

'It's not an ideal layout or an ideal location,' Halifax Transit head says about current terminal. Halifax Transit officials want to upgrade and expand the Mumford Terminal because it is too small. The terminal is...

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