RiverWords poetry and music festival returning to Truro
Valley woman reaches a new level of fitness
Truro nutritionist shares advice on what works when it comes to diet
New fire truck on duty in Bible Hill
Stressful experience prompts Truro woman to create Comfort Caddies
Retiring Nova Scotia Health Authority CEO reflects on the state of ...
Biking helps Truro man become healthier and happier
IWK bins replaced with mobile trailer in one area of Truro
Bible Hill man opens 3D visualization firm
Canada’s first airport honesty food pop-up shop opens in Halifax
Sweet sorrow: Smith’s, Halifax’s oldest bakery, to close next month
Oxford Frozen Foods gets innovation rebate
Oxford Frozen Foods making $8.54-million capital investment to improve packaging
People, planet and profit
New Kit Kat ditches refined sugar, uses leftover cocoa pulp instead
White and sticky sweet, cacao pulp is typically a by-product of chocolate making. However, Nestlé recently announced a novel use for the flesh: As a replacement for refined sugar. Using a new, patented method, the Swiss confectionery giant is ...
Bay Ferries not taking any more reservations until "definitive" answer known about 2019 Cat ferry service
Bay Ferries says it is refunding all sailings that have been booked on The Cat and it is no longer accepting new reservations for the 2019 sailing season until there is a definitive answer of when the ferry will sail. Although for many people the ...
SCOTT HANNAH: Tempted to try a loan to repair your credit? Spoiler alert: save your cash
Q: We’ve been wanting to buy a home for a while but when we applied for a mortgage, we were told that our credit isn’t that great. Our lender suggested that we work on improving our credit score and reapply in a year or two. Mortgage ...
Finding your inner spark - New Annapolis Royal family lounge all about face-to-face connections
Nicole Hudson always knew she wanted to come home and offer a social atmosphere conducive to fun and healthy growth of young people. Recently she did just that. But it’s not just for kids. You could meet your grandmother there and have a ...
Amherst asphalt plant protests gathering steam
AMHERST, N.S. – People living near the Dexter Construction asphalt plant have had enough. About 20 protesters gathered across the street from the plant on Anson Avenue in Amherst on July 10. “We can’t open the windows at the ...
ACOA loan to aid Quorum with data hub project
Quorum Information Technologies Inc. announced Tuesday in St. John’s that the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) will provide a $1.5 million interest-free repayable loan to assist the company with its Lead Generation Data Hub ...
ENTREVESTOR: Halifax's Kula Partners launches Synchrostack
After 16 years as an agency, Kula Partners of Halifax has launched a product called Synchrostack that helps manufacturers integrate the various components of their e-commerce systems. Kula is a 15-person operation that in recent years has ...
A dream with flavour - Annapolis County ex-pat creates sea salt business so he can return home to the place he loves
While some people watch their dreams evaporate, evaporation is a key part of Alex Dyas’ dreams. Literally. He just wants to come home to the Valley and the Annapolis Basin that he loves so much. “I’ve always wanted to have ...
Galloping from Port Hood to Latin America
A federal government initiative to advance the goals of female entrepreneurs has provided a grant to give a growing Inverness retail food enterprise a foothold in Mexico, the Caribbean and South America. Galloping Cows Fine Foods of Port Hood was ...
ENTREVESTOR: NovaResp aims to improve treatment for sleep apnea
A new medical startup by Dalhousie University Ph.D. graduate Hamed Hanafi plans to use artificial intelligence to treat sleep apnea. The condition causes patients to intermittently stop breathing in their sleep. It’s usually treated with ...