"Tom," said the puppy, licking its nose, "I don't like the phrase 'common sense.'" And Tom said, "I don't like it either, puppy." And the puppy said, "It seems to me that a lot of what's considered 'common sense' is really only common...Show More Summary
?An elementary school in Nova Scotia has decided to nix Mother's Day and Father's Day celebrations out of sensitivity for non-traditional families. United Press International reports Astral Drive Elementary School will instead only recognize...Show More Summary
The Canadian bank reports earnings on Tuesday amid growing concerns about Canada's housing market.
On Tuesday, Bank of Nova Scotia will release its latest quarterly results. The key to making smart investment decisions on stocks reporting earnings is to anticipate how they'll do before they announce results, leaving you fully prepared to respond quickly to whatever inevitable surprises arise. Show More Summary
Driving my test route for press cars in rural Nova Scotia, Canada, I came upon this stereotypical yellow school bus which lacked significant length. Read more...
By Nelson Smith: Founded in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1864, Royal Bank of Canada (RY) has grown into Canada's largest financial institution, and the 14th largest bank in the world by market cap. Royal Bank (which I will refer to as RBC)...Show More Summary
With the advent of The Bank of Nova Scotia (USA) (NYSE:BNS)ing crisis triggered by the collapse of the Spanish property bubble, Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:SAN), Spain´s largest bank, has seen its share price plunge in value by 36% since the crisis began. This sell off was triggered by investor fears over the quality of [...]
More than 530 potential suppliers from across Canada gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 for Irving Shipbuilding’s AOPS Supplier Development Session.
Press Release: Startling new mysteries and secrets are in the works as Syfy’s hit series HAVEN goes into production today, May 8, on an all-new 13 episode Season 4 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. When HAVEN premieres this October, Colin Ferguson (Eureka) returns to Syfy playing William, a handsome mysterious stranger, whose secret agenda leads himRead More
Startling new mysteries and secrets are in the works as Syfy’s hit series Haven goes into production today
We’ve been preaching the Magic Man gospel for a while now. If we haven’t yet convinced how amazing these chaps from Rhode Island are, then perhaps their recent signing to Neon Gold/Columbia Records will. To celebrate the occasion the band has made a brand new track “Nova Scotia” available. The band is releasing the track as part [...]
The Nova Scotia government has announced a plan to create a new framework for the aquaculture sector that will help develop it in a sustainable way thus helping to protect coastal communities.
After driving for miles on a dirt road through the pitch darkness and seeing no signs of life anywhere, I was certain we were lost. It was a perfect early August evening in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and we were looking for the Thursday night square dance in Glencoe Mills, a blink-and-you'll-miss it hamlet in Cape Breton's untrammeled interior. Show More Summary
As of today, cellphone users in Nova Scotia can benefit from greater protection, courtesy of changes to the Consumer Protection Act. According to the updated Consumer Protection Act taking effect Wednesday, May 1, wireless carriers in Nova Scotia must give local wireless subscribers a one-page information sheet, “Be a Responsible Digital Citizen,” when they sign [...]
by Colin Kerr April 25, 2013 - When you are not employed, you vacation when you will. This year that meant an April trip back to PEI and Nova Scotia, to see relatives we have not seen in years, and so that children can be seen by relatives who have never seen them before. When you have five children, vacations that…
LIMA/BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian financial group Sura and Canada's Bank of Nova Scotia bought the Peruvian pension fund BBVA Horizonte on Tuesday for more than $1 billion, as competition heats up in the surging sector.
Ryan Hemsworth. Light of my life; fire of my loins; king of the bootlegs; producer of the finest musical catnip. Ryan Hemsworth, I don’t care who you are or where you’re from (Nova Scotia), I just know that I want my Backstreet Boys remixes exactly that way (twitchy fist-pump lounge jams that periodically sample preteen [...]
International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national...Show More Summary
Tenth graders Kendra and Meredith from Fall River, Nova Scotia recently took a top prize the Canadian Space Agency's Science Challenge with a washcloth-wringing experiment. As part of their prize, Col. Chris Hadfield, currently living in the International Space Station, made a video showing exactly what happens when a person tries to wring out a washcloth in zero gravity.
It’s a little slower than email. In 1985 a man called Jonathon penned the note ‘Mary, you are really great person. I hope we can keep in correspondence. I said I would write. Your friend forever, Jonathon, Nova Scotia, 1985,’ tucked it into a bottle, and threw it into the Atlantic ocean… Twitter users have [...]