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Local Nova Scotia Events – Updated January 2024

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If you’re looking for Nova Scotia local events, you’ve come to the right place! Here, we’ve put together a regularly updated list of the best events all around Nova Scotia […]

Christmas, Boxing Day, and Sustainable Shopping 

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Sustainable Boxing Day shopping can mean one big thing—more stuff. Look, I know Christmas at its core is about the spirit of it all, but come on. Gift getting, gift […]

Guide to Selling Locally Online: Facebook Marketplace, TikTok Stores and More 

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Selling online presents a seemingly endless world of options—from Amazon, Etsy, Kijiji, Facebook Marketplace, Facebook shops, websites, Instagram shops, TikTok stores and more. And those are just the ones off […]

How credit card fees affect local small businesses

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Credit card fees and debt are a staple for the life of a consumer. After all, probably most of the adults you know have at least one credit card. Why? […]

Comparing Learning Music Online or In-Person

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Learning music online or in-person goes hand-in-hand with your own development. One study in 2010 found that the structural and functional cerebral neuroplastic processes emerge as a result of long-term […]

Sustainable Shopping that’s Affordable Too

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Sustainable shopping that is also affordable is hard. But even harder is global warming—a real, looming, and ever-growing problem. Recent hurricanes Fiona and Ian are very real proof of that.  […]

Small Business Myth Busting: 7 Common Misconceptions

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Even just one small business myth, unchecked, can have a serious impact on your success as an entrepreneur. How? Well, you may unconsciously pass on this myth to your employees […]

Local Fall Products And Where to Get ‘Em

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Me, one fine Wednesday morning. My phone buzzes and I flip it over to find a text with those fateful words, “On my way to go get a pumpkin spice […]

Top 5 Local Economy Growth Hacks through Buying Local

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The local economy grows by supporting small businesses more than larger corporations. Why, you ask? Well, buying from small local businesses strengthens the local supply chain and retains more of […]