Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Stranded travellers

Dear Editor, On Saturday, July 18, my family and I broke down with my truck and camper at the intersection of Brule Road and Route 6 on the way to P.E.I. I called Captain Hook...
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Capturing the spirit of the season

You’d be hard pressed to find someone in the Tatamagouche area who hasn’t heard of Bruce in the Spruce. He may have headed back to the North Pole two days before Christmas, but the impression...
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How to maximize your workflow efficiency in three simple steps

You have a new client meeting today. You have high hopes for the new opportunity and your visions of how this will help your business keep growing and morphing, until you have a vision of...
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Three things I wish I’d known when I started by own business

I’ve been running my own design business for two-and-a-half years now. In the grand scheme of business (where a lot of people have been doing this for 40+ years now!), I’m still a newbie -...

Graduation a special occasion

Graduation at North Colchester High School (June 28, 2017) was, once again, a very special occasion. The academic achievements of the 35 graduates were acknowledged and celebrated by family, friends and the entire community. “Standing...

Karen Casey column: A look at Nova Scotia’s Food Development Agency

Nova Scotia has its own agency focused on developing the province’s food industry, Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc.  Perennia is a not-for-profit agency owned by the province that helps farmers, fishers and food processors...
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Seven red flags you need to fire your client immediately

I thought I’d open this article with a truly scary story: I nearly quit my business because of my first big client. Things were that bad. To make it worse, after our big split, I...

Building a stronger province

The 2017/18 Budget is the first budget of your government’s second mandate. Your Liberal Government was returned in May 2017. This is the first back-to-back majority for a government in Nova Scotia in close to...
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Government can help prepare your home for winter

To The Light, It’s that time of year when many of us are thinking ahead to the winter season and that means, among other things, preparing our homes for the cold weather. One of the...
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What small businesses need to know about email marketing

Email marketing can make a huge difference for you as a small business owner. Campaign Monitor shares that “email is 40 times more effective at acquiring new customers than Facebook or Twitter.” For every $1...
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