Entrepreneurs looking for room to expand (and a prosperous customer base to support their growth) … Families searching for a vibrant community with abundant recreational, social and retail choices … Discerning citizens who want both a scenic setting and a short drive to Newfoundland’s urban …

Infrastructure. A great Canadian (a Nova Scotian, in fact) asked me more than a year ago why more was not written about the value and importance of infrastructure, and suggested I make it the subject of one of these opinion pieces. I thought what you …

Nature, nurture and circumstance What do the Beatles have in common with Bill Gates? Why is January the perfect month to be born if you want to play elite hockey in Canada or soccer in the Czech Republic? What is so wonderful about 1835? The …

What if you could take one of the heaviest greenhouse gas producing processes in the industrial world and turn it on its head? So that carbon dioxide is actually taken out of the atmosphere and absorbed into a finished product, making it both greener and better?

When quilter Bev Crouse was asked to create a new White Point quilt, she had no idea she was taking on one of her most challenging and emotional projects yet. Like many Nova Scotians, Crouse had marked some important milestones at White Point Beach Resort, …

The list reads like a who’s who of social networking. Jevon MacDonald, co-founder and CEO of GoInstant, sold last summer for $70 million… Daniel Burka, co-founder of Pownce, creative director at Digg, now design partner with Google Ventures… Bonnie Stewart, educator, writer, researcher into digital …

It had been a very bad week for Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter. Two days earlier, on August 22, 2011, he had arrived at his downtown Halifax office at 9 a.m. to word federal NDP leader Jack Layton, a close friend of many years, had …

She started as a 26-yearold hairdresser with an idea for a beauty school. Today, Sheena Butler owns a successful Halifax-based private career college with 18 instructors and hundreds of students. Getting from there to here was not an easy road. Though she initially had a …

Let us begin with a home truth: “Difficult times call for difficult measures.” OK, now let us issue a clarion call for one of those difficult measures these difficult times require… “That’s why we propose an increase to the corporate income tax rate to generate …

Poor Professor Judith Adler. A couple of months ago, the sociology instructor at Memorial University informed the CBC and the National Post that her second-year charges were thoroughgoing imbeciles. Perhaps, I go too far. I shall rephrase. The dutiful academic, whose only thoughts are for …

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