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Stories by the Sea

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Fri, 25 Feb 2011 | No Comments

Nova Scotia is known for its rich storytelling tradition.

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A Blast from the Booth!

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Fri, 25 Feb 2011 | No Comments

Since day one of the Halifax Canada Games, folks have been stopping by Celebration Square to record a Nova Scotia Shout Out Video.

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Racing towards the Finish Line!

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Wed, 23 Feb 2011 | No Comments

Just two weeks ago, athletes and fans filled the Halifax Metro Centre for the 2011 Canada Games Opening Ceremony. We kicked things off in style with a jam-packed evening of performances that really showed off the range of talent Nova Scotia has to offer.

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Things to See and Do in and around Halifax -- for Free!

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Tue, 22 Feb 2011 | 1 comment

Whether you're visiting from out of town or you've lived here all your life, it's good to know there's plenty to do around Halifax that won't cost you a penny.

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Celebrate - Celtic-style!

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Mon, 21 Feb 2011 | No Comments

The action never stops at Celebration Square! Canada Games visitors are turning out in droves to take in the noon-hour performances and evening concerts showcasing the diverse range of talent Nova Scotia has to offer.

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Surf's up!

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Thu, 17 Feb 2011 | No Comments

The very thought of surfing in February sends me running for the nearest hot tub, but John assured me that Nova Scotia's surfing scene is active all year long.

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Food, Glorious Food!

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Tue, 15 Feb 2011 | No Comments

When I arrived in Halifax in 1982, the restaurant scene focused mostly on traditional Maritime fare -- places like Hogie's on Quinpool Road, where you could get a steak or some fresh pan-fried haddock. Or the Midtown Tavern for a...

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There's a Reason that I Love NS...

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Mon, 14 Feb 2011 | No Comments

My first encounter with Joel Plaskett was at the Bay Road Fire Hall in Lewis Lake, just outside Halifax. This was back in 2003. A bunch of young local garage bands hired Joel to headline at a multi-band concert that they'd organized. My son's band was part of the lineup, so naturally I wasn't going to miss it.

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by Peggy MacKinnon, on Sat, 12 Feb 2011 | No Comments

Cheers! Sláinte! Salud! What do you say when you raise a glass with friends?

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