Cape Sable Island Causeway report expected this month
Shelburne County celebrates opening of a new social enterprise centre
Ducks Unlimited celebrating 80 years with Sou’west Nova right in the mix
Rural Nova Scotia health-care crisis working group formed as a result of ...
Bite me: Shelburne County fisherman raises $5,985 for father battling rare cancer
Cat ferry season starting June 8: Bay Ferries and province footing bill for required customs upgrades in Portland
First Cut a winner - Lawrencetown’s Lunn’s Mill takes IPA gold at Down East Brewing Awards
Spring is here: Income tax credits and benefits should be top of mind
Yard sailing through Revenue Canada waters
Twenty years of good hair days - Middleton’s Hairitage House celebrates two decades of operating salon and day spa
Moving Out - Middleton bakery looking for new digs after building improvement woes
Breaking down the break-up
It was supposed to be forever. A wedding in the small church in Atlantic Canada surrounded by family and friends. It only lasted about five years. And it’s left her drowning in debt. Even though Samantha Knowles has a good-paying job, she ...
'This is my new passion, I think about it every second of the day': Rossway entrepreneur launches new skin care products
ROSSWAY, NS- Eliza Desmarais worked in the holistic health world for 17 years as a massage therapist, but she knew it was time for something new. Four years ago, she began trying to make her own skin care products and now it’s a ...
Pay equity, diversity critical to improving workplace climate: labour lawyer
Jennifer Tipple didn’t always possess the confidence and attitude to deal with unwanted and inappropriate words or actions from male colleagues. That, she says, was hard won. In her early 20s, on her first of two consecutive work terms in ...
WE ASKED: What words or behaviour bother you in the work place?
Here's what we heard: "I’ve been fortunate to not experience some of the more egregious forms of harassment that women in other industries have faced. However, even in my profession I’ve been talked over, interrupted ...
After #MeToo - Men wary about mentoring women in workplace: survey
Men are more likely to shy away from mentoring women in the post #MeToo workplace but a prominent business expert at Dalhousie University says they shouldn’t. “It’s definitely not the right reaction and it is hurtful for the ...
Tackling sex harassment claims head-on, companies turning to HR consultants to clear the air
SYDNEY, N.S – Tanya Sieliakus has taken notice of an increase in the number of workplace sexual harassment complaints she’s been asked to investigate lately. The Halifax-based human resources professional co-owns HR Pro, a firm which ...
Blazing their own trail: after corporate life, women are starting their own businesses
When Maureen Googoo set foot into CBC Radio studios on day one of her internship, she made history as the first Indigenous reporter to work in mainstream media in the Maritimes. But it was the early 1990s and her editors at the time didn’t ...
Women can be 'powerhouses' in business world
For Mandy Rennehan, the respect for women as human beings is long overdue. That is part of Rennehan’s message as the keynote speaker for this year’s International Women’s Day event at Pier 21 in Halifax. Not surprisingly, the ...
Rough waters for southwestern N.S. truckers during two-month absence of Digby-Saint John ferry
SOUTHWESTERN N.S. – Seafood trucking operators in southern Nova Scotia are seething as their costs skyrocket during the two months the Digby-Saint John ferry is out of service for maintenance. The MV Fundy Rose ferry is an important Maritime ...
Going slow to go fast - Annapolis County’s fibre optic Internet backbone close to the build stage
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL - Contract negotiations have slowed construction of a new fibre optic Internet backbone for Annapolis County, but Warden Timothy Habinski said the contract work is necessary and it’s almost done. Once everything is signed, ...