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From our Community: Nova Scotia's Favourite Pubs

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Mon, 03 Mar 2014 | No Comments

After a day of exploring Nova Scotia, it's great to pull up a stool and enjoy one of the the pubs around the province . Whether it's Halifax, where there are over 30 pubs and sport bars downtown including six breweries, or craft brew pubs from Cape Breton to Yarmouth, there's a bit of Nova Scotia culture to be celebrated inside those walls.

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Small but Mighty - A Year in Beer at North Brewing

by Meghan Stewart, on Thu, 06 Feb 2014 | No Comments

This is the story of two guys and one dream to brew Belgian beer in Halifax.

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Christmas magic in Frost Park

by Carla Allen, on Mon, 23 Dec 2013 | No Comments

A Christmas wonderland sparkles like a jewel in the crown of a town that has centuries of seafaring history. Thousands of LED lights are wrapped around the branches of the tall ancient trees in Yarmouth's Frost Park. Giant presents are stacked at the base of the 150-year-old, three tier fountain, draped in a mantle of gauzy brightness. Even the gazebo, where Th'YARC's strolling carolers charm the crowds, beams golden in the landscape.

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Give the Gift of Nova Scotia

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Wed, 11 Dec 2013 | No Comments

From the parades to the lights on the trees, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the province. And that means finding gifts to go under your Nova Scotian tree. Our favourite way to shop for our loved ones is to shop local and find things that are uniquely Nova Scotian to stuff in their stockings.

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Nova Scotia Christmas Craft Shows

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Tue, 12 Nov 2013 | No Comments

'Tis the season to start making that list and checking it twice. One of the things we love about Nova Scotia during the holidays is there's no shortage of artists and artisans around to help us find the perfect one of a kind gift for loved ones on our shopping list.

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Halloween Fun in Nova Scotia

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Fri, 25 Oct 2013 | No Comments

Halloween is just around the corner and whether you prefer tricks or treats, there's something to delight ghouls and goblins of all ages. From family friendly pumpkin parades to the scariest of haunted houses, here's a few Halloween treats to check out.

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Ebb & Flow on the Yarmouth tide

by Carla Allen, on Mon, 21 Oct 2013 | No Comments

Yarmouth Harbour at low tide can be a fascinating adventure for kayakers.

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Farmers' Markets and Giant Pants

by Devin Trefry, on Tue, 23 Jul 2013 | No Comments

Upstairs we encountered a variety of exhibits relating to the Mi'kmaw, Acadians, and Loyalists along with some of the most unusual artifacts I have ever seen. The two-headed calves and the dog-powered treadmill butter churn were among the most memorable I think!

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A Paddler's Paradise

by Carla Allen, on Tue, 11 Jun 2013 | No Comments

Canoeing or kayaking in southwest Nova can be a solitary experience or you can join the masses that participate in annual events.

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Hiking around York Redoubt

by Jim Cyr, on Mon, 06 May 2013 | No Comments

Starting in 1793, York Redoubt was an important defensive piece of the British during its various conflicts with France. With straight line of sight to both the Halifax Citadel and Fort McNab, York Redoubt was the first line of defense as you approached the Halifax Harbour.

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