On hold at the legislature: Playlist Sep30

On hold at the legislature: Playlist

By Parker Tuesday afternoon, Herald political reporter Michael Gorham’s Twitter feed alerted me to Gordie Gosse’s impassioned plea for fellow MLAs to talk to the union members protesting outside the legislature, to just hear them out; his pointed recollection of the courage former Liberal MP (and later, premier) Russell MacLellan …read more Source: The...

Woman Hops On Bus, Gets Into It With Driver. #sackville Sep30

Woman Hops On Bus, Gets Into It With Driver. #sackville

Now *this* is what I would call “Going Sackville” on someone: …read more Source:...

Sandwich Showcase: The Original Pita Club at Darrell’s Sep30

Sandwich Showcase: The Original Pita Club at Darrell’s

Darrell’s is most famous for its peanut butter burger and crunchy peanut butter shakes – but Darrell’s “World Famous Pitas” (really?) also have a strong following. The Original Pita Club, dating back to 1992, is described thusly: “A Darrell’s time honoured favourite. Real turkey (roasted on site daily), crisp bacon, romaine …read more Source: Eat This...

Kometik for Bunkers Sep30

Kometik for Bunkers

By Peter Ziobrowski Once a regular sight in Halifax, the Shuttle tanker Kometik Anchored in anchorage 1 for bunkers. Shuttle tankers run oil from the Hibernia platform to refineries, and with Halifax no longer refining, the shuttle tankers had little reason to stop here. …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Attempted whale rescue ends in mystery Sep30

Attempted whale rescue ends in mystery

By _stephanietaylor A young humpback whale is missing-in-action …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Attempted whale rescue ends in mystery Sep30

Attempted whale rescue ends in mystery

By _stephanietaylor A young humpback whale is missing-in-action …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Changing the Nova Scotian Narrative of Out-migration Sep30

Changing the Nova Scotian Narrative of Out-migration

By Editor By Taylor Quinn “We are here to inform students of the opportunities that exist in the community sector in Nova Scotia.” –Kathleen Flanagan, Executive Director, Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia about her organization’s interest in the Halifax Career Fair The narrative that young people must leave Nova Scotia to …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Changing the Nova Scotian Narrative of Out-migration Sep30

Changing the Nova Scotian Narrative of Out-migration

By Editor By Taylor Quinn “We are here to inform students of the opportunities that exist in the community sector in Nova Scotia.” –Kathleen Flanagan, Executive Director, Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia about her organization’s interest in the Halifax Career Fair The narrative that young people must leave Nova Scotia to …read more Source: Halifax Media...

New Listing Alert** Sep30

New Listing Alert**

182 States Lane Virtual Tour from Halifax Real Estate on Vimeo. …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

Startup Spotlight: Heddoko, the Personal Trainer Undergarment Sep30

Startup Spotlight: Heddoko, the Personal Trainer Undergarment

By thetrendytechie Heddoko, the first product from Montreal startup of the same name, is a smart compression undergarment that tracks your movement and visualizes your body in 3D in order to provide you with live training feedback and guide you towards optimal physical performance. It’s basically the personal trainer you always …read more Source: Trendy...

Hippy Talk and a Good Pair of Flare Sep30

Hippy Talk and a Good Pair of Flare

By thetrendytechie Until a few weeks ago, I didn’t really like my hips. I mean, I liked them in high waisted jeans and tight dresses, but my daily dressing routine featured a recurring question: how do I deal with my hips? But that all changed when, after I lamented the fact that …read more Source: Trendy...

September is for Sniffles

I love Autumn. I love everything about it. I love the cooler temperatures and I love the gorgeous colours and I love the sweaters and the scarves and if I had any, I’d love the boots too (I am in serious need of new footwear!). I love the spices that …read more Source: Mommy...

DRINK | Parachute coffee: Pig Iron Finca Don Chepe Sep30

DRINK | Parachute coffee: Pig Iron Finca Don Chepe

By Kathy Jollimore National Coffee Day, you say. Well isn’t it just the perfect day to tell you all about our coffee adventure this month. Let’s get one thing straight however; we are not your average coffee drinkers. Tims, the so- called Canadian coffee icon, is but a necessity on those long road …read more Source: Eat...

SAR Exercises in Mahone Bay and Halifax this week Sep30

SAR Exercises in Mahone Bay and Halifax this week

By Peter Ziobrowski The Canadian Coast gurad is excercising this week in Mahone Bay. RCMP, DND, Coast Guard Auxiliary, United States Coast Guard, the French navy, fire departments from Chester and Mahone Bay, emergency measures organizations, paramedics and local ground search and rescue units are all taking part. GuardEx14 will continue on Tuesday in …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Health-care workers call legislation a direct attack on unions Sep30

Health-care workers call legislation a direct attack on unions

By Robert DeVet K’JIPUKTUK, HALIFAX – Nova Scotia health-care workers are angry about new legislation that the liberal government introduced this evening. Well over 600 health-care workers came to Province House tonight to show just how angry they are. They called for Premier McNeil’s resignation, and vowed to continue to fight …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Health-care workers call legislation a direct attack on workers, unions Sep30

Health-care workers call legislation a direct attack on workers, unions

By Robert DeVet K’JIPUKTUK, HALIFAX – Nova Scotia health-care workers are angry about new legislation that the liberal government introduced this evening. Well over 600 healthcare workers came to Province House tonight to show just how angry they are. They called for Premier McNeil’s resignation, and vowed to continue to fight …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Sausage Fest 2014: Ladies Beer League Roof-Top Cask Party at Scanway Sep30

Sausage Fest 2014: Ladies Beer League Roof-Top Cask Party at Scanway

By bakedinnovascotia It’s here folks: my first “Everything Nice” post… and although I could also easily categorize this as a “Better Late Than Never” post, let’s focus on this new fancy section of the ‘ole blog before we get started. I’m notoriously irritating to spend time with in public because I always want …read more Source: Baked In Nova...

He Who Says Sentences, Moves Mountains…..Or Something Like That Sep29

He Who Says Sentences, Moves Mountains…..Or Something Like That

By Katie Rose This past week marked a big one. One that will go down in history. Aubrey has always been fast to reach milestones for growth and movement, but slow with speech and sounds. I have spoken to many people about my worries and asking why hasn’t he spoke. Mommy or Daddy …read more Source: Wild...

Happy International Coffee Day! Sep29

Happy International Coffee Day!

By Suzie Ridler I love this photo! I took it the first time we went to our “new local” Starbucks. Reg is clearly loving his hot cup of coffee. Me? At the time I was still struggling for the perfect iced coffee and theirs was way too strong for me. Tim Horton’s <a target=_blank rel="nofollow" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/suzieridler/15370541986" …read more Source: Suzie The...

Eurodam Dwarfing Pier 20 Sep29

Eurodam Dwarfing Pier 20

By Peter Ziobrowski …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...