Feb 29th, 2008
The Newfoundland Ferry
Imagine your a truck driver who has to deliver groceries from the mainland to THE ROCK. A buddy of mine has been stranded at the port to come home for three days and is now just getting away. The joys of being a Maritime Trucker. Ugh. Anyhow, an old army...
Three teens killed in Charlottetown, P.E.I. fire
Three teens killed in Charlottetown, P.E.I. fire QMI Agency First posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014 09:38 AM EDT Autopsies are being performed Sunday after three people died in a...
Family loses everything twice
Family loses everything twice QMI Agency First posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013 04:12 PM EST | Updated: ...
TENS - Taxed Enough Nova Scotians
We are a non partisan grassroots movement of hard working Nova Scotians looking to make a difference by opposing any tax increase by the current government and working towards keeping more of our hard earned dollars. Join Us. TENS - Taxed Enough...
Feb 9th, 2012 by Ariadne
Is the economy on the up?
We are still hoping to move to Nova Scotia but are unsettled about mixed views on the economy. My husband is fairly secure in his job as a truck driver in the logging industry here in the UK but works between 65-70 hours per week so family time is...
Aug 13th, 2011 by JLM
Nova Scotia Headed For Bankruptcy
Does anyone believe NS will avoid bankruptcy? Currently our debt is over 13 billion and we spend $900 million a year just on interest. The NDP are spending like drunken sailors on shore leave, giving unions everything they want and proposing tax...
Legalized Cat Killing
In 2 American states,the hunting of cats without collars is legal-providing much needed practice for the average hunter before he heads into the woods in search of the deer or moose. Several people here have trapped roaming cats and turned them over to...
Nov 15th, 2010 by Praxius
Genealogy, Cumberland County, NS
I am looking for anyone related to the Moore, Thompson and Stewart families of Cumberland County, NS. I would like to obtain information on various family members and photos, etc. of family members.
(by The Old Medic)
Aug 6th, 2010 by Venus74
Thinking of moving to Halifax area
Hey everyone. I am thinking of moving to Halifax. Are there any areas that I should look out for when looking for apartments and jobs? I just want to make sure I'm not moving into a really bad area when I do. Thank you for all your help!
Taxed Enough Nova Scotians (TENS) Event With Author Peter Moreira
This event will take place on April 20, 2010 from 8:00-9:30 PM at Tom's Family Restaurant in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia (585 Sackville Drive). It will be a discussion with Peter Moreira, author of "Backwater: Nova Scotia's Economic Decline." Mr....
Is accepting equalization payments amoral?
Author Peter Moreira in his book Backwater - Nova Scotia's Economic Decline ($16.95 + $2.20 tax and rising here in Nova Scotia) thinks so. As he puts it equalization was devised back in the 1950s as a way to make sure that different regions could...
Feb 19th, 2010 by Johnnny
Canada workers OK Brunswick zinc mine contract - Xstrata
Canada workers OK Brunswick zinc mine contract - Xstrata Its good to see The worker Unions from xstrata thinking about there workers first and avoiding all the stupid politics, like Local 6500.. Congratz guys to a good deal
Speaking of Wildlife in New Brunswick.....
Pics sent to me, supposedly taken in Quispamsis, NB a few weeks ago.......under the headin "Honey, will you go start the car??" Quispamsis is a suburb of Saint John.
Auto Accidents and Personal Injury
1 - Have you ever been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a driver or a passenger, or have you been injured by a motor vehicle as a pedestrian? 2- Did you receive compensation for your injures? 3- In your opinion, was the compensation fair? 4- Did...
Governor Generalís New Brunswick Visit
Today marked the start of the visit of Her Excellency The Right Honourable MichaŽlle Jean C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., the Governor General of Canada, to New Brunswick. The theme of the Governor Generals visit is to celebrate youth and encourage...
Aug 10th, 2009 by missile
where are all the blacks?
everywhere i walk in new brunswick i can't seem to find them.i love my women like i love my coffee black and hot.Is everyone racist around these parts of canada and too some extent maine and new hampshire?
Aug 3rd, 2009 by mkwblue
Just a US tourist in Halifax...HELP
I would love to hear from the natives all about your city...what's the weather like in July? What is the currency and can I expect to pay alot? Some of us plan to camp out for a night ...is that a good idea? PLEASE reply...
Moving to Halifax!
Well, there is an extremely high chance of me going to Halifax to attend Saint Mary's University. Firstly, I've been wondering recently if Saint Mary's is it a Catholic school or anything or the sort? Secondly, is it a safe and nice place to be...
Frenchy's used clothing store
Sorry! That was never one of my ambitions. Besides which,I still am wearing most of my used clothes :(
Lower Deck (Halifax)
Anyone frequent the Lower Deck in Halifax? I've spent a few drunken nights there. Great little place, very comfortable atmosphere... I was out in BC last summer, and I saw someone wearing a Lower Deck shirt, I thought it was pretty funny, it's more...
Ghosts/Spirits/Apparitions - IN THE MARITIMES.
I include the Gaspe Coast and the North Shore of the St. Lawrence on this one, since they consider themselves justly as Maritime Canadians. Not looking for Ghost Stories, like "The Phantom Ship of the Chaleur", but actual sightings of the dead or...
The NS government just announced $6.5 million a year for the new telecare service, where a staff of nurses will staff the phone 24/7 and field calls from potential patients. I've got to say this was a great surprise. Most people visiting doctors are in...
Nova Scotia Residents Cannot Obtain Credit Score
Hi all, Currently, Nova Scotia residents cannot obtain their own credit score from either credit reporting agency in Canada-Equifax and Transunion. (Can obtain the credit report, but not the credit score) Provincial legislation has in effect banned...
any other BC families thinking of heading to the Maritimes.?
hi there, I'am new to this site. I was just wondering if there are any BC families out there who are having a hard time living in this place we have called home for so long. every month it gets harder and harder to stay, and we keep talking about moving....
What's Happening to the Natives?
What is going on with the Natives in this Country. They are turning into whitemen or something. Millbrook band administrator facing drug charges They used to be an honest rightous people but they have gone down the wrong path. I remember when...
Feb 5th, 2009 by VanIsle
Snow Bank Height
Mine average over 7 feet. Can anyone in the general vicinity beat this? All I can hope for is a slow meltdown come Spring or we wil be flooded out.
The Banana Republic of Newfoundland
Hugo Chavez ain't got nothin' on Newfoundland and Labrador premier, Danny Williams. Ol' Hugh at least pays compensation for expropriating private assets owned by corporations, unlike Williams, who is just taking the assets of forestry company...
Our Cruise Ship Tourists
It's kinda cute ..the dumb questions Americans ask us. For example" Our the winters up here much colder? Or the one asked me the other day: How can i get back to our ship? I told him just to walk downhill I worry about their safety tho. Standing in the...
Sep 10th, 2008 by missile
A Very Rainy Weekend
the remnants of the latest hurricane blew through here this weekend and left us with 143 mm of rain. Am very glad I live in one of the higher areas of the city as all the usual places were flooded out. our bridges are just fine, but some of the roads...
Sep 4th, 2008 by Avro
Union Protests Earning High Pay
Our longshoremen had to work on Labour Day....sort of! 3 of the boys were needed to help tieup a visiting cruise ship, and for a measly 720 bucks apiece for 1 and a half hours work. naturally, the union had to place a group of information picketeers about...
Sep 4th, 2008 by missile
Needed:Better Class of Hookers
:smile:Judging by the photo of one in the local rag,it's little wonder that she left the business to find more profitable work. It's a sad situation to have some poor and lonely man getting stuck with propositioning some undercover cop for a bit of sex,...
Aug 6th, 2008 by scratch
Maritimes Future after Quebec Separation
As an Ontarian, my opinion towards the possible separation of Quebec are mostly governed by emotion and sentiment. I believe Ontario would not suffer greatly economically if Quebec left, and life would pretty much continue on unchanged. However for...