In the Christmas ‘Spirit’

Kate Klein knew how to get New Glasgow Farmers Market shoppers in the Christmas ‘Spirit’ – by handing out a little egg nog! The representative of Nova Scotia Spirit company was one of the many vendors who enjoyed Wednesday evening’s open market night. The market was packed as shoppers sampled foods and beverages and browsed...

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Big possibilities, small village

What started out as a joke during a morning on a fishing boat turned in to an effort to save a childhood school in River John. Village resident Nick Bigney purchased the River John school to prevent it from being demolished. A fisherman by trade, Bigney decided he would rather take on the school himself...

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Last-minute gifts that give back: A holiday rescue guide

The holidays are fast approaching, which means last-minute gift shoppers are urgently searching for that special something to give their special someone. UNICEF Canada offers this holiday rescue guide, a list of meaningful gifts that will help children in need this season. “It’s been a tough year for kids. From famine to war to hurricanes,...

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