The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays) Feb28

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

Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of February 21st – February 28th, 2019(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 189 (218, 248, 250, 175) *325Sold: 111 (129, 114, 119, 94) *129Sale To Listing Ratio: 59% (59%, 46%, 48%, 54%) *40%Price Changes: 82 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

A Love Letter to Snow Days Feb26

A Love Letter to Snow Days

By Krista Dear Snow Days, I’ll admit it, I once took you for granted. When you grow up with at least a couple of the magical, unexpected days off, it’s easy to assume that the trend will continue. I remember, when I moved to Thunder Bay in high school, that we were sent home …read more Source:...

H&M HAUL | Maternity Clothing Try On Feb26

H&M HAUL | Maternity Clothing Try On

By Katie Rose I finally Filmed what I have been wearing from H&M maternity and posted it to our YouTube Channel. For those mamas like me, who HATE trying to fit into regular clothes during your pregnancy, it sucks to spend …read more Source: Wild...

Activists kill a roundabout, ensuring more pollution and more pedestrian injuries Feb26

Activists kill a roundabout, ensuring more pollution and more pedestrian injuries

By Parker Ideologues in the active transportation movement scored a big win Friday when Halifax city staff agreed to ditch one of two roundabouts proposed for the Cogswell redesign. The 90-percent design that goes to Council for approval Tuesday accepts a consultant’s recommendation to replace the …read more Source: The...

How to end hallway medicine

By Diana End hallway medicine: ban hallways There’s been a lot of talk about “hallway medicine” (i.e. patients receiving treatment in hospital hallways due to hospital overcrowding) in Ontario over the past couple of years. A recent report from the Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway …read more Source: Bite My...

Charlie Phillips made an impact on friends—and Nova Scotia history Feb25

Charlie Phillips made an impact on friends—and Nova Scotia history

By Parker Encounters with Charlie Phillips, the singular Halifax folk musician who died over the weekend, left me with a smile on my face and fresh insights to puzzle over. Charlie played in a succession of lightly employed jug bands, folk groups, and blues ensembles. His musical career was only marginally profitable, but …read more Source: The...

Dark dark horse Feb25

Dark dark horse

By Parker With so much eagerness to drum Trump out of office, so many candidates for the Democratic nomination, and no clear front runner, what say you to the progressive, 37-year-old, gay mayor of a mid-western city with barely 100,000 people—a man with an unpronounceable last name—as the Democratic nominee? Peter Buttigieg (pronounced, …read more Source: The...

Weather forecasts as click bait Feb25

Weather forecasts as click bait

By Parker Say no more. The post Weather forecasts as click bait appeared first on Contrarian. …read more Source: The...

Finding New Delights At A Wine Tasting Feb23

Finding New Delights At A Wine Tasting

By darmyers One of the things I love most about Saturday mornings, is me sitting in my pyjamas with a great cup of coffee writing my wine blog. Some weeks I struggle with writers block, and some weeks the words flow easy. This is one of the easy …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Barbarians at The Scotties’ gate Feb22

Barbarians at The Scotties’ gate

By Parker An interloper at Sydney’s Centre 200. (H/T: Nicole Morrison) The post Barbarians at The Scotties’ gate appeared first on Contrarian. …read more Source: The...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays) Feb21

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

Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of February 14th – February 21st, 2019(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 218 (248, 250, 175, 193) *240Sold: 129 (114, 119, 94, 92) *105Sale To Listing Ratio: 59% (46%, 48%, 54%, 48%) *44%Price Changes: 81 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

HOW TO GROCERY SHOP FOR A FAMILY OF 4 ONCE A WEEK Feb21

HOW TO GROCERY SHOP FOR A FAMILY OF 4 ONCE A WEEK

By Katie Rose  After Posting about what we shop for at Costco on a 3 week basis, we had so many of you wanting to see what we also buy from the regular grocery stores. The thing is that we actually only shop at …read more Source: Wild...

Reader comment: How humans perceive pressure Feb20

Reader comment: How humans perceive pressure

By Parker Ian Thompson writes: Like wind chill, each of us experiences “pressure” differently. Butts may have issued a “full-throated denial” and, in his mind, was undoubtedly speaking honestly. But the minister, I believe, experienced something quite different. To paraphrase Peter Barss, how an individual perceives pressure cannot …read more Source: The...

Kicking Butts Feb19

Kicking Butts

By Parker I’ve had a few fleeting text message conversations with Gerry Butts, who resigned yesterday as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mostly we chatted about his aunt and political mentor, the late Sister Peggy Butts, a Liberal stalwart who was variously principal of Holy Angels High …read more Source: The...

Hey forecasters: nix “wind chill.” Give us real temperatures Feb19

Hey forecasters: nix “wind chill.” Give us real temperatures

By Parker In a letter to CBC Nova Scotia’s Information Morning, West Dublin listener Peter made a plea dear to Contrarian’s heart: The formulas for calculating “wind chill” have the appearance of real science. In reality, they have little to do with science, and no useful meaning—other than to dramatize weather forecasting. Various wind …read more Source: The...

Andrew Scheer goes to Windsor Feb19

Andrew Scheer goes to Windsor

By Parker I drove out to Windsor last week to hear the Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada address supporters in Kings-Hants, a riding he’d like to reclaim from the Liberals in light of Scott Brison’s resignation. (Brison originally won it as a Conservative, then crossed the floor. Tories held it …read more Source: The...

Wine & Food Feb16

Wine & Food

By darmyers Probably my three favourite words in the English language. I’m not talking about mere eating and drinking for sustenance, i’m talking great pleasure from a perfect pairing of delicious food and savoury wine. I am hosting a wine tasting this evening, and one of …read more Source: Wine-In My...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Thursdays) Feb14

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

Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of February 7th – February 14th, 2019(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew/Back to Market Listings: 248 (250, 175, 193, 220) *276Sold: 114 (119, 94, 92, 72) *99Sale To Listing Ratio: 46% (48%, 54%, 48%, 33%) *36%Price Changes: 80 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

I’ve been chosen as a G20 YEA Delegate! Feb13

I’ve been chosen as a G20 YEA Delegate!

By thetrendytechie Over the last year I have learned firsthand what it means to build business in Canada, from an idea on the back of a napkin to an incredible team with a successful product, paying customers, and a pre-seed round under our belts. Now I’m ready to broaden my impact on …read more Source: Trendy...

Start Earning Aeroplan Miles on Costco.ca Feb12

Start Earning Aeroplan Miles on Costco.ca

By Katie Rose Growing up in a family of five with three of us girls always into sports and extracurricular activities, we have always been Costco shoppers. In fact, I will age myself in remembering when Price Club (which later merged with Costco to become what the store is today) had opened in …read more Source: Wild...