The Western Star
THE LIST: Five Fall food fests all over Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia fall colours featured in hike series
The Cemetery Club a long-time crowd favourite
Nova Scotia artist captures subtle detail in wildlife portraits
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Fall grilling featuring local produce
JOY CHIEKWE: The economic burden of physical inactivity
Wildlife wonders await on the edge of Amherst
AMHERST, N.S. – Amherst has an outdoor education centre in its own backyard called the Fundy Winds Marsh. “It’s a whole different classroom out here,” Bill Barrow said. “When kids look at the plants, the insects, the ...
LESLEY CREWE: Failed attempt at baking healthy (but crispy) crackers
ARE YOU KIDDING ME Sometimes I’m just too foolish for my own good. I love my vegan cookbooks. I really do. I’ve had a lot of success with the recipes, even though I’m the only one eating them in this ...
The makings of artist Tom Forrestall
Thomas DeVany Forrestall grew up in Middleton, a town in the middle of Nova Scotia's lush Annapolis Valley. This beloved and much storied stretch of farmland between the North and South Mountains is a bounty of summer greens, a Christmas card ...
THE RIGHT CHEMISTRY: Investigating the benefits of dates
By Joe Schwarcz It’s tough to be a lab rat. Learning to navigate a maze or having your ano-genital distance measured to monitor exposure to endocrine disruptors is unpleasant enough, but not nearly as troubling as having one of your ...
New Waterford woman has taken her love of felines to a whole new cat-egory
What started as a love of cats 56 years ago has evolved into a cat museum that has to be toured to believe. Lynn Marie Newman’s New Waterford home raises feline love to a whole new cat-egory. ”When you walk into my house you ...