Wolfville Welcomes Vegas-Style Wedding Chapel

Ben Hamill - June 20, 2021

Wolfville, Nova Scotia has something a little bit different on offer for couples planning their nuptials. Those who are eager to walk down the aisle now have the option of doing so at Wolfville Wedding Chapel, a newly opened venue that of...Read More

Casino Nova Scotia Closes Down

Ben Hamill - April 28, 2021

With the global health crisis showing no immediate signs of letting up, Canadian casinos continue to struggle under the pressures of closures across the provinces. The latest bad news was the shuttering of the Great Canadian Gaming Corpor...Read More

Nova Scotia Killer Not Your Typical Shooter

Ben Hamill - April 21, 2020

The small-town Portapique neighbours of 51-year-old denturist Gabriel Wortman, the man who over the course of a 12-hour violent shooting spree killed at least 16 Nova Scotia residents, including RCMP officer and mother of two Heidi Steven...Read More

Nova Scotia To Take Anti-Harm Steps Over VLTs

Ben Hamill - March 06, 2020

Video Lottery Terminals, or VLTs, are once again firmly and controversially under the regulatory looking glass. And in an effort to divorce itself from any future ramifications or negative consequences Nova Scotia is stepping up to the pl...Read More

Nova Scotia To Ban Flavoured Vape Juice

Ben Hamill - December 18, 2019

Nova Scotia’s decision to ban all sales of flavoured e-cigarettes and flavoured vaping juices is rooted in its attempt to reduce youth smoking rates. This is according to Health Minister Randy Delorey. The changes to...Read More

Nova Scotia’s Ocean-Tech Sector Booming

Ben Hamill - June 26, 2019

Canada’s Nova Scotia province has boomed into nothing short of an ocean-tech powerhouse hub. But the journey hasn’t been without its particular challenges, say local industry experts. The proverbial fly in the wine has been a...Read More

Salty-Sour Gose Beer Comes Home To Nova Scotia

Ben Hamill - April 26, 2019

Thanks to North America’s craft beer revolution, the world is once again in the fortunate position of being able to savour the blissfully bitter tang of salty-sour gose beers. A very unique beer in terms of its taste-combination, sa...Read More

Nova Scotia Takes Lottery Applications Online

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2019

In a bid to make it easier for lottery operators to ensure they are regulated, Service Nova Scotia has begun accepting license applications online. According to reports, Minister Geoff MacLellan said the move would cut short the 10-day wa...Read More

NSGC Warns Against Lotto Ticket Stocking Fillers for Minors

Ben Hamill - December 09, 2018

The Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (NSGC) has issued a stern warning against the gifting of Lottery tickets to minors. The tickets are popular as Christmas stocking fillers, especially since they are usually branded in all kinds of festiv...Read More

Rare Organisms Discovered in Nova Scotia

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2018

Researchers in Canada have discovered a never-before-seen kind of organism that is so different from all other forms of life that it doesn’t match any of the categories currently used to classify living organisms. In short: it isn&r...Read More

Family Lotto Feud Settled

Ben Hamill - September 21, 2018

A court battle in Nova Scotia between a over a $1.2 million Chase the Ace windfall was finally settled on Monday following a five hour long meeting. Barb Reddick decided to sue Tyrone MacInnis, her nephew, for $611,319 after he claimed ...Read More

Scientists Search for Nova Scotia’s Living Bats

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2018

Deep in the heart of Nova Scotia lies an abandoned building that is highly prized among provincial biologists. Inside this building is one of Nova Scotia’s last surviving bat colonies, the rest of which were all but wiped out by white...Read More

Judge Freezes Lotto Prize as Feud Proceeds

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2018

A judge of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court has now ruled that half of the value of a $1.2 million Chase the Ace lottery prize should be frozen while the case surrounding the win is dealt with by the Canadian justice system. The court order...Read More