Interviews with Loretta Saunders Community Scholarship Funds winners Nov30

Interviews with Loretta Saunders Community Scholarship Funds winners

By Miles Howe Scholarship helps Maritimes-based indigenous women with academic pursuits …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Carrot Ribbons & Spicy Pecans Nov30

Carrot Ribbons & Spicy Pecans

By beth dunham This is one of those recipes that looks impressive, tastes delicious, and comes together in a snap. The crunchy spicy pecans contrast nicely with the sweet citrusy carrots, the combination is fantastic. It’s even prettier if you use colourful rainbow heritage carrots, but any variety of carrot will …read more Source: Beth...

Chocolate Drizzled Popcorn Party Mix Nov30

Chocolate Drizzled Popcorn Party Mix

By beth dunham It doesn’t take long to blow the grocery budget on extra special party snacks and swanky treats during the holidays. I’m guilty of splurging on a few deluxe items so I’ll save a little money with some clever preparations using more humble ingredients. <img alt="chocolate drizzle" data-image="http://static1.squarespace.com/static/5036856ae4b02f1c1cc9ce01/t/565c8bf8e4b0509baa041873/1448905722429/chocolate+drizzle" data-image-dimensions="700×1054" data-image-focal-point="0.5,0.5" …read more Source: Beth...

Halifax takes part in world's largest day of climate change activism Nov30

Halifax takes part in world's largest day of climate change activism

By Miles Howe KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) — By all accounts, yesterday, November 29, 2015, was the largest international gathering on climate action in history. Marchers from Sydney, Australia, to Sao Paolo, Brazil, and even in Paris, France, took to the streets to demand that the world’s leaders come up with firm greenhouse …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Gorgeous Handmade Holiday Wreath for $3 or Less Nov30

Gorgeous Handmade Holiday Wreath for $3 or Less

By Krista Okay folks, this craft is going to blow your mind. It’s so easy and SO PRETTY. It’s also crazy inexpensive and there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll have all the items on hand already. Instructions: Roll the glue tape onto the hoop a few centimeters at a …read more Source:...

Gorgeous Handmade Holiday Wreath for $3 or Less Nov30

Gorgeous Handmade Holiday Wreath for $3 or Less

By Krista Okay folks, this craft is going to blow your mind. It’s so easy and SO PRETTY. It’s also crazy inexpensive and there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll have all the items on hand already. Instructions: Roll the glue tape onto the hoop a few centimeters at a …read more Source:...

Former firefighter still fighting workplace sexism and misogyny Nov30

Former firefighter still fighting workplace sexism and misogyny

By Robert DeVet KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – For ten …read more Source: Halifax Media...

By Diana Smoking fish by werehare used under a Creative Commons Licence. In the past I’ve blogged about fish oil supplements and taken the stance that at best they’re good for you and at worst they’re of no benefit. My belief was that if you’re not eating the recommended two …read more Source: Bite My...

Sarah Style Nov30

Sarah Style

By Vanessa It’s no secret that I’m a No exaggeration, when I got home from work and saw that it had arrived, I literally stood in the kitchen for 30 minutes, leaning against the counter reading it with my coat still on. Sarah has such an engaging way of speaking/writing …read more Source: glitter glimmer sparkle...

Comfortable Workday

I’m so lucky to have a job I love, a boss that’s so cool and co-workers that keep me laughing all day! I work at the COOLEST PR agency in Toronto! There are only five of us, so we collaborate a lot and express ourselves through how funny out social …read more Source: Bhreagh...

So Fluffy Nov30

So Fluffy

By noreply@blogger.com (Every Wear I Go) It only takes one item to go from “Ugh why is it so early and why am I awake” to “Yup, I’m ready world” in the morning when you’re getting dressed. On this particular day, it was this …read more Source: Everywear I...

News release: Global Climate March in Halifax marks 650 participants Nov29

News release: Global Climate March in Halifax marks 650 participants

By Robert DeVet KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – This weekend, over 2300 rallies (including 4 in Nova Scotia) took place around the globe in the lead-up to the COP21, also known as the UN Climate Summit. Around 650 people gathered in Halifax to tell Premier McNeil he needs to be in Paris, and to demand …read more Source: Halifax Media...

HANZE GOTEBORG for bunkers Nov29

HANZE GOTEBORG for bunkers

By Peter Ziobrowski The loaded bulker HANZE GOTEBORG arrived very early this morning. She sailed this afternoon around 2:30 …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Out with the Old, In With the New! Nov28

Out with the Old, In With the New!

By darmyers As we approach the end of this year, after all Tuesday does mark December 1st. I love this time of year for many reasons, I love Christmas, I love the lights and pretty decorations, and I love the sense of renewal I get with a brand new year …read more Source: Wine-In My...

George's Island Brewing to release first beers as early as next week Nov27

George's Island Brewing to release first beers as early as next week

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Image from https://twitter.com/SMARTBrew (Halifax, NS) – George’s Island Brewing is hoping to release its first beers as early as next week. This brewery is part of the Grafton Connors group of companies and although branded separately it resides in the front of the Auctionhouse …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Low-Impact Holiday How-To Nov27

Low-Impact Holiday How-To

By Krista I have a crazy goal this holiday season. I’m going to complete my gift list without setting foot in the mall. What do you think? A lofty aspiration? It’s not that I don’t enjoy gift shopping. I actually enjoy it very much. What I hope to avoid, however, is the unnecessary …read more Source:...

Maritime Beer Report - November 27, 2015 Nov27

Maritime Beer Report - November 27, 2015

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Welcome to the last report for November 2015 but it is a good one.Upstreet Craft Brewing, who started selling its beer in bottles at the brewery last month, hit the shelves of select PEILCC stores today. The brews will have unique artwork on the labels created …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty Nov27

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty

1Halifax (HRM) Residential Market Statistic Update For Week of November 19th – November 27th, 2015(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats Total MarketNew or Back to Market Listings: 241 (248, 234, 291, 257) *252Sold: 102 (125, 94, 98, 118) *110Sale To Listing Ratio: 42% (50%, 40%, 34%, 46%) *44%Price Changes: …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

I never lied, I always did what the department told me to do Nov27

I never lied, I always did what the department told me to do

By Robert DeVet Community Services tells man to repay $12,000 he received for medical needs …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Unfiltered Brewing releases First Stout Nov27

Unfiltered Brewing releases First Stout

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Unfiltered Brewing is having its own version of Black Friday by releasing its first stout called Flat Black Jesus. It is an American-style stout brewed in early September.with plenty of locally harvested wet hops, dry-hopped with several new Australian hop varietals, and then conditioned on oak. The brewery assures us …read more Source: Maritime Beer...