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Silver Lining? Cases of Infectious Diseases Plunge Amid Anti-COVID Measures

Silver Lining? Cases of Infectious Diseases Plunge Amid Anti-COVID Measures

Lockdowns and other tough measures implemented to fight the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a dramatic decline in other infectious illnesses such as influenza and sexually transmitted infections, public… Read more »

U.S. Border Closure Extended to Oct. 21

U.S. Border Closure Extended to Oct. 21

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the partial closure of the border with the United States is being extended another month, to Oct. 21. Crossings of the… Read more »

Forecast Models Show Hurricane Teddy Could Hit Maritimes Next Week

Forecast Models Show Hurricane Teddy Could Hit Maritimes Next Week

The Canadian Hurricane Centre says hurricane Teddy could make landfall in the Maritimes next week, though it remains unclear how intense the storm will be. The storm was churning northward in Caribbean today,… Read more »

Edmonton to Host World Junior Championship With No Fans

Edmonton to Host World Junior Championship With No Fans

Edmonton will host another major hockey event with no fans after the International Ice Hockey Federation confirmed Rogers Place will be the site of the 2021 world junior… Read more »

From Beef and Hot Tubs to Shellfish, Cargo Theft a Growing Concern in Canada

From Beef and Hot Tubs to Shellfish, Cargo Theft a Growing Concern in Canada

People may have found it odd when thieves made off with truckloads of hot tubs and beef within days of each other in rural Alberta, but the… Read more »

Things to Do

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, September 18… Read more »

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

Canadian Artists, Writers, Performers Call for National Basic Income

Canadian Artists, Writers, Performers Call for National Basic Income

A group of Canadian artists, writers, technicians and performers is calling on Ottawa to guarantee a basic income for anyone in need. Novellist and screenwriter Emma Donoghue, poet… Read more »

Travel Ideas

U-Picks Apple Orchards in Nova Scotia

U-Picks Apple Orchards in Nova Scotia

Fall is here and it is the best time to celebrate the season by picking apples with your family and friends. Apple season is here, so take… Read more »

25 of the Best Fall Hikes in Nova Scotia

25 of the Best Fall Hikes in Nova Scotia

The seasons are changing, and fall brings new hiking aesthetics to the province of Nova Scotia. Every season has its own pros and cons for hiking, and… Read more »

50 Bucket List Ideas for Nova Scotia Staycation

50 Bucket List Ideas for Nova Scotia Staycation

If you’re looking for adventure, beauty, relaxation, history, incredible food, and interesting stores, you don’t have to leave the province. From Yarmouth to Meat Cove, Nova Scotia… Read more »

Food & Drink

Eastern Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out & Delivery During COVID-19

Eastern Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out & Delivery During COVID-19

Since it is becoming more apparent that the COVID-19 crisis will continue for a little longer, it is more important than ever to support local businesses. Many… Read more »

Cape Breton Island Restaurants Open for Take-Out & Delivery During COVID-19

Cape Breton Island Restaurants Open for Take-Out & Delivery During COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues, it is becoming more important that local eateries continue to make the necessary adjustments in order to stay viable during this challenging time. Many… Read more »

Nova Scotia: South Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out and Delivery During COVID-19

Nova Scotia: South Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out and Delivery During COVID-19

Everyone has been advised to “Stay the Blazes Home” and support local eateries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many local favourites have made changes to offer pick-up and… Read more »

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Are you missing trips to Canada’s Wonderland filled with ‘screamastic‘ rides and yummy treats including their famous funnel cakes? Though there is no real substitute for the… Read more »

Unique Things to Eat & Drink in Nova Scotia

Unique Things to Eat & Drink in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a delicious melting pot of culinary experiences. There are all sorts of cultures that combine here, and out of that mix a few dishes… Read more »