What is kombucha?

Kombucha tea is a fizzy, refreshing and slightly alcoholic beverage made by fermenting tea with a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast – known as a SCOBY. While kombucha has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years – as a healthy probiotic drink – the process of brewing kombucha is actually quite old –...

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Addiction should be treated with care, not flippant manner shown by gov’t

To the Editor: When the Conservatives win the election at the end of May 2017, they have promised not to “nickel and dime” our essential services to try and balance the budget. Myself and a veteran detox councillor put on a presentation at the Conservative caucus in Halifax on these program changes. I’ve met Progressive...

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