Colchester: Puppets, fundraising, a farm and frost
Maritime Marionettes bring travelling theatre to Truro
Truro man takes aim at $70,000 fundraising target for cancer research
Truro entrepreneur thrilled with Marvel Comics partnership
Truro council approves Prince St. development
Shortts Lake couple recount attempt to save man
Mental health in the workplace to be focus of upcoming event in Truro
Not enough beds for homeless people in Truro
Truro woman loves the beauty of her wearable collection
Bigs and Littles: Scooping up success
Burton Cummings performing in Truro on New Year’s Eve
Upper Brookfield great-grandmother offers a life(long) lesson for diabetics
Truro man’s activities are fuelled by a fondness for history and people
Making a splash in BIG SWIM
ANTHONY GISMONDI: Expert tips to build a home wine cellar
By Anthony Gismondi Is the wine cellar dead? The simple answer is yes for all but the most fortunate who have the room to store a few hundred bottles where they live. For the city dweller, space is an issue, especially if you live in a ...
Montrealer Meredith Erickson gives cookbook genre an altitude adjustment
By Joanna Fox Meredith Erickson had only been to the Alps a couple of times, but there was something about the beauty, the magnitude and the magic of this vast, mountainous and often remote place that drew her in. While she was there, the ...
AMONG FRIENDS: Creating crazy critters
Frank’s Crazy Critters are real proof that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. A bucket of rusty bolts, a worn out saw blade or an old garden rake is enough to spur Frank Parsonage’s creativity. He flinches a ...
Wildlife wonders await on the edge of Amherst
AMHERST, N.S. – Amherst has an outdoor education centre in its own backyard called the Fundy Winds Marsh. “It’s a whole different classroom out here,” Bill Barrow said. “When kids look at the plants, the insects, the ...
Luck, weather behind seeing massive monarch migration at Point Pelee
The amazing monarch migration is giving Point Pelee visitors a rare chance to see thousands of the endangered butterflies leave mainland Canada’s southernmost tip at once. And people around the world may even be able to hear the migration ...
Natural disasters end with human tragedy in Cape Breton author Linden MacIntyre’s latest work
Earthquakes and tsunamis sound like something to worry about if you live on Canada’s west coast but surprisingly, some of the worst have been experienced on this side of the country. And according to “The Wake: The Deadly Legacy of a ...
HOUSEWORKS: Tips for deck demolition
Q: What’s the best way to remove old joist hangers from where my deck fastens to my house? I’m demolishing an old deck, but the ledger board fastened to the house is still in good condition with proper flashing. I want to keep this wood ...
COLIN AND JUSTIN: Lights, camera, decorate
As The Toronto International Film Festival transforms The Six into Hollywood North, Colin and Justin reveal how to shop like a star and give your home an ‘Oscar’ winning makeover Cast This Couch Daybeds and chaise longues are as ...
From our archives: Photographer Robert Frank, seeker of light
Robert Frank, one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, died Monday in Inverness, N.S. Here's a feature story from our archives, originally published in 2014, after features writer Lois Legge and photojournalist Adrien Veczan ...
HEATHER HUYBREGTS: Overdoing your child’s birthday party
Last weekend, we threw a jungle-themed birthday party for our three-year-old. Yes, you read that correctly. I said three-year-old. Was it epic? Of course it was. Will he ever remember it? Hell no; he’s three! I usually groan when ...