Cape Breton Post
Retirement nest eggs cracking for many Canadians
Sweet Job - Lawrencetown fudge maker in the business of cooking up memories
Bolstering your bank account
Research pays off in getting holiday deals
History and Hardwood - Empire Mirror’s Jeff Langstaff creates antiques of the future
Hants County’s Meander River Farm and Brewery expands further into cider territory
Dalhousie scientist’s new Christmas tree should keep its needles
BIBLE HILL, N.S. New advances in Christmas tree innovation and technology could help increase export percentages and economic growth in Nova Scotia. The successful development and commercial licensing of a new Christmas tree that will ...
Boatbuilders boosting capacity and hiring workers to keep up with demand
WEDGEPORT, YARMOUTH COUNTY, NS – Wedgeport Boats is boosting its production capacity and hiring more employees to meet the strong demand for modern lobster-fishing boats. Fraser Challoner, the boatyard’s general manager, said ...
Optimism heading into the 2017 lobster season off southwestern Nova Scotia
YARMOUTH, N.S. – While many factors can come into play before an opening shore price is determined in the commercial lobster fishery, there is reason for optimism going into this season. In ...
After working with four generations of Inshore Fisheries family, Yarmouth County woman getting set to retire
WEST PUBNICO, N.S. – Through four generations and almost 50 years, Nancy d’Entremont has seen a lot of changes as bookkeeper for Inshore Fisheries Ltd. in West Pubnico, Yarmouth County. FIRST GENERATION D’Entremont began her ...
Staying off the naughty list
With a little more than a month to go before Christmas Day, the countdown is on and in many cases the receipts have already started to pile up. Except for me, of course, as I see last-minute shopping – hoping to score one or two deals – ...
Millennials cashing in on new investing craze
At 25 years of age, musician and composer Ryan Osborne still lives with his mother in Cole Harbour, N.S., and works part-time at the Telus store at the Halifax Shopping Centre. He’s also an investor. In nearby Hammonds Plains, every rotation ...
Aiming for more port visits to Yarmouth by small cruise ships
YARMOUTH, N.S. – Yarmouth hopes to become a destination for more and more small cruise ships. And working towards this goal is Yarmouth and Acadian Shores Tourism Association (YASTA), which says there are many things that position the port ...
Canadians among the world’s most financially literate
November isn’t just the time of year when men grow embarrassingly bad moustaches in the name of cancer research and people start wracking up Christmas debt, it’s also financial literacy month. We, Canadians, are among the world leaders ...
Free meals, food banks, bargains help students survive high price of higher education
In fourth-year university student Sam Nixon’s fridge, there is a bit of pizza. Sure, it’s cold, a leftover from an event at Acadia University in Wolfville, N.S. But, hey, it’s also free. Professors paid for it. And it’s ...
Glooscap First Nation recognized for its economic growth at national level
The Glooscap First Nation was recently named Community of the Year by the Cando Conference in Fredericton, N.B. ...