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The past life of things

Greg and I have a bad way of falling for old things. Anyone who has experienced the basement of our Halifax home knows it to be a reliquary of mismatched chairs, vintage scales, chrome barware, a 1977 Bally Eight Ball pinball machine (that works about half the time) and odds and sods to which one or the other of us has formed an attachment. 493 more words

East Coast

Peter MacKay: Atlantic Canada deserves better from this government

On Oct. 19, 2015, 39 per cent of Canadians who voted voted Liberal, electing Justin Trudeau and the Liberals to government. In a matter of weeks they will have been in office a full year. 1,111 more words

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Blue, the colour suits you

A little inspiraton from Lunenburg

Early morning at Millett Lake, Lunenburg County

Enjoying the view, Hirtle’s Beach

“Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways,” 282 more words
Fixer Upper

Canada needs more Chinese immigrants, says federal minister

Canada’s immigration minister says the country needs more newcomers, but as housing prices skyrocket in Vancouver and Toronto the government hopes to attract them to other cities. 197 more words


Experience Halifax by land and sea, aboard a hulking Vietnam War-era amphibious craft

HALIFAX — All aboard the Harbour Hopper, a frog-green, rusting hull-on-wheels tour that allows visitors to experience Halifax by both land and water.

The four-vehicle fleet of retrofitted Vietnam War-era amphibious crafts, purchased from the U.S. 822 more words


On the Composition of Canada's Supreme Court

By Marco Navarro-Génie, President & CEO

By established convention, the upcoming retirement of Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell of Nova Scotia opens the door for another Atlantic Canadian justice to be named to the Court. 226 more words

Atlantic Canada

With deficit reduced, debt should come next

By Alex Whalen, AIMS Operations Manager

Nova Scotia’s Minister of Finance announced a budget update this week, and to some surprise revealed the government has slashed its operating deficit. 359 more words