Patriot Days BBQ At #Sackville Legion July 1 ! Jun30

Patriot Days BBQ At #Sackville Legion July 1 !

***PATRIOT DAYS*** BBQ at RCL Calais Branch 162 45 Sackville Cross Road Tuesday, July 1st 12:30-3:00 pm Chicken & Potatoes with two sides $7pp Inquiries 865-4583 Open to Community. …read more Source:...

#Sackville Teen Injured After Vehicle/ Pedestrian Incident: Jun30

#Sackville Teen Injured After Vehicle/ Pedestrian Incident:

According to this article, she recieved minor injuries. Good to hear no one was seriously injured. …read more Source:...

Change of Command HMCS Halifax Jun30

Change of Command HMCS Halifax

By Peter Ziobrowski While Anchored on the waterfront, HMCS Halifax is closed to the public today for a Change in Command Ceremony. The outgoing commander is Rowed to shore, as the ships company lines the rails to salute, and cheer him off. …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Fanfare for Bunkers Jun30

Fanfare for Bunkers

By Peter Ziobrowski The general cargo ship Fanfare Arrived this morning for bunkers. 2 additional ships are scheduled to anchor today for bunkers, marking a particularly busy day for Algoma Dartmouth. Fanfare was built in china in 2007 and owned by Dohle Schiffahrt. at 138m in length, she is typical of the type. …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

APL Agate for G6 Jun30

APL Agate for G6

By Peter Ziobrowski Sunday brought the weekly G6 Arrival, APL Agate to Fairview Cove. Part of American President Lines, she is american registered in Oakland California. You can see rolled up anti-piracy netting on her stern which makes the lower openings inaccessible to potential boarders. …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Weleda Hair Care Review & Giveaway Jun29

Weleda Hair Care Review & Giveaway

By Heather Nolan After having such a great experience with the Weleda Baby Derma line, I agreed to test out some more of their products. This time, I ventured into the world of hair care. I have lots of highlights right now, so I opted to try out the Weleda Oat Replenishing line …read more Source: Mmmm is for...

ReTales June 29: Osh Kosh opens in Dartmouth, Tweed and Hickory Closing Jun29

ReTales June 29: Osh Kosh opens in Dartmouth, Tweed and Hickory Closing

Well the big box garden centres are closing up for the season and Costco has snowsuit for sale so I guess summer is over in the retail world. Sobeys announced there were 50+ stores closing but that was just a post acquisition culling of duplicates out west and in the …read more Source: Halifax...

HEY! Who Took Out The Cobequid Subway Sign? Jun28

HEY! Who Took Out The Cobequid Subway Sign?

Of all the ratty looking signs around Sackville to get smucked…someone smucked a newer, nice looking one! Buddy at Cobequid Ultramar tells me a tractor trailer smoked it in the wee hours of the morning and kept on going. Yikes! …read more Source:...

Remembering... Jun28

Remembering...

By Suzie Ridler Auntie Laima & Mom A year ago, my mom passed away. I still can’t believe it. I think I have been in a state of shock ever since. A life without my mom in it, just does not feel possible. But I want to share some of what I learned from …read more Source: Suzie The...

Dalhousie one step closer to divestment Jun28

Dalhousie one step closer to divestment

By Robert DeVet K’JIPUKTUK, HALIFAX – Dalhousie could become …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Dalhousie one step closer to divestment Jun28

Dalhousie one step closer to divestment

By Robert DeVet K’JIPUKTUK, HALIFAX – Dalhousie could become …read more Source: Halifax Media...

When Kids Get Dirty

Do you know how I know that summer is here? The dirt. I am a Mom of little boys. I am not making any gender claims here. I have no idea if this is the case with all kids, just boys, or just my kids, but BOY OH BOY do my boys …read more Source: Mommy...

Maritime Beer Report - June 27, 2014 Jun28

Maritime Beer Report - June 27, 2014

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Hello and welcome to the Maritime Beer Report for June 27th 2014 Big Axe Brewery is happy to announce that they are now licensed to sell by the glass on site. They currently have Chocolate Oatmeal Stout, Chanterelle Cream Ale and IPA back on tap. Bad Apple …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

FS Laplace Visits port. Jun27

FS Laplace Visits port.

By Peter Ziobrowski Another French warship visit – FS LaPlace, a hydrographic survey ship is visiting Halifax. She was most recently taking part in new surveys of French Islands St Pierre and Miquelon. She also made an appearance at the Naval Rendezvous in Quebec City. …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Why Parents Should Make Time For Play Jun27

Why Parents Should Make Time For Play

By Michael Cusden This is a guest post by David Reeves. Playtime is the highlight of almost every child’s day, which is why parents should make time for play. Even wild animals seem to crave a break in the day for play. We see birds chasing each other through the trees and think, “I wish …read more Source: Like A...

Halifax: A Hotspot for Ocean Research and Industry Jun27

Halifax: A Hotspot for Ocean Research and Industry

By Greater Halifax Partnership In Halifax, marine science, research and industry set international standards. The city’s… …read more Source: Smartcity...

Post Refit, HMCS Halifax Open for tours this weeked. Jun27

Post Refit, HMCS Halifax Open for tours this weeked.

By Peter Ziobrowski Public tours Sat. Sun and Tuesday from 1200-1600.Board at the Maritime Museum wharfs …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Sveti Nikola I for CFIA Inspection Jun27

Sveti Nikola I for CFIA Inspection

By Peter Ziobrowski Arriving Last night in the Pouring Rain, the geared bulker Sveti Nikola 1 anchored for what I believe to be a CFIA Gypsy moth Inspection. She sailed at noon, and moth instpection stops typically last only a few hours. She is sailing for St John NB. …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

President's Choice Mystery Box!!! Jun27

President's Choice Mystery Box!!!

By Suzie Ridler Yesterday we had a day at home (bliss!) and a knock came at the door. A courier was there with this giant box for me to open. So exciting! The box was from President’s Choice with some new products for me to check out. Reg …read more Source: Suzie The...

Beate Oldendorff is Huge Jun27

Beate Oldendorff is Huge

By Peter Ziobrowski The bulk Carrier Bleat Oldendorff tied up at pier 30/31 today. She takes the whole birth, coming in at 325m in length. She appears unladen, so this may just be a stop over on her way to load. She sailed from Rotterdam. …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...