2 hrs ago
The Chronicle Herald
Smaller companies urged to aim outside region
That's one of the overarching themes in a draft action plan tabled by the 4Front Atlantic Conference steering committee on Friday.
7 hrs ago
The Globe and Mail
Contractor builds second business to retain talented workers
Drew Fraser wanted the name Can-Tech Construction Ltd. to be synonymous with quality.
11 hrs ago
Shotgun Jimmie wooed by Manitoba winter
When I was living in warmer climates, I didn't spend as much time outdoors as I do in Manitoba.
Wed May 22, 2013
New Sackville CAO now on the job, looking forward to getting started
"I'm feeling my way along slowly," said Phil Handrahan during town council's monthly meeting last Tuesday evening, the first since he's taken on the top post at town hall.
Mount A student looks at the effects of childcare policy on women's wages
Honours economics student and Sackville resident David Evans enriched his undergraduate experience at Mount Allison with a research project examining childcare policy from an economist's lens.
Wed May 15, 2013
Mount A's Class of 2013 celebrates
Mount Allison students enter Convocation Hall Monday morning to take part in graduation ceremonies.
Sackville Music Barn announces full slate of performance dates
The Music Barn, 18 Station Road, Sackville is ready to host another season beginning on May 25.
Tue May 14, 2013
Aurora aircraft investigated for smoke in cockpit
For the second time in a week there was an incident aboard one of the military's Aurora aircraft at the Greenwood base in Nova Scotia The aircraft was immediately shut down, and the 19 people on board went to a newly opened medical centre at the base.
Mon May 13, 2013
Biologist warns of decline of chimney swift in Maritimes
Chimney swifts historically used hollow trees in old growth forests for nesting, but have adapted to using chimneys.
Air Canada plane's tires 'blew out' before take off
Tires on an Air Canada plane blew shortly before takeoff last week in Toronto. Passengers were forced to wait on the tarmac until they could be returned to the terminal.
Historic Sackville church eyed as future cultural centre
Virgil Hammock says he has support from town council, Renaissance Sackville and other local groups to save the historic church.
Sun May 12, 2013
Funeral held for country music producer Bill Langstroth
Cars lined up on the road in front of St. Paul's Anglican Church in Sackville, N.B. where Paul Langsroth's funeral was held.
Thu May 09, 2013
Amherst Daily News
Skabar pushing cross-border co-operation
Skabar said he would like to see Cumberland County work more closely with neighbouring Westmorland County in New Brunswick when the Cumberland Regional Development Authority closes its doors in a few months.
Nova News Now
Tier 1 outdoor soccer season kicks off
The May 3-5 weekend marked the start of the 2013 Tier 1 outdoor soccer season in the Nova Scotia Soccer League, with five of the eight Valley United teams seeing their first action.
Wed May 08, 2013
Playwrights' Colony planning evening of readings
The Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre is inviting local residents to an evening of readings of new works from playwrights participating in the PARC Playwrights' Colony, on Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. at The Captain George Anderson Octagonal House, 27 Queens Road.
The Commons: We talk in maths
Here at Maclean's, we appreciate the written word. And we appreciate you, the reader.
Roy and Shelley Dixon
Just 15 minutes outside of Sackville on Route 16 in Point de Bute, N.B., is Dixon's Farm, a substantial provider of beef that is owned by Roy and Shelley Dixon.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Chronicle Herald
Decision prompts development debate
Coun. Jennifer Watts's motion to defer the decision to extend water to the McCabe Lake area was defeated Tuesday.
Amherst Daily News
For the love of a child
Amherst McDonald's store manager Donna Hunter prepares for McHappy Day. McDonald's restaurants in Amherst, Sackville and Shediac will all be participating in the annual fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House.
Sun May 05, 2013
Battle of the Atlantic remembered Sunday in multiple ceremonies
Ceremonies in Halifax, Quebec City and Ottawa on Sunday helped mark the 70th anniversary of the turning point of one of the most important struggles of Second World War.