Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

Nova Scotian Local Deals this Canadian Black Friday & Small Business Saturday

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Here we go again, Canadian Black Friday shopping. We’ve all seen those clips on YouTube – the ones of endless shoppers and pandemonium in a Walmart. Don’t get me wrong. […]

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? […]

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.  […]

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 […]

How to Support Local on your Vacation

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Whether planning a staycation or travelling abroad, it’s worth supporting local businesses in the communities you travel to. Some local businesses may have unique and artisanal souvenirs, or traditional food […]

Our Top 5 March Break Activities for 2022

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Nine whole days of March Break activities… fun for the whooooole family. Yes, it’s that special time of year again… and our third pandemic March Break. The kids are home, […]