Ottawa, December 3, 2013 - Twelve organizations and individuals were honoured tonight by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) as recipients of the 2013 Canadian Tourism Awards, presented by The Toronto Star and Visa Canada. The Fogo Island Inn and Delta Hotels in Halifax were national winners. Full details in our story.
Baddeck, NS – December 3, 2013 – Keith Mullins is putting together plans to record his next album in Cuba and East Coast Countdown host Jimmie Inch plans to film it for a documentary. Newfoundland's Chris Kirby will be leaving with the group in January to produce the project. We have details in our story.
Halifax, NS – December 3, 2013 - Halifax-based adult contemporary singer–songwriter, Linda Brooks has released a six-song EP titled, Give Yourself A Little Christmas. We're streaming all six songs from the EP. Take a break and have a listen.
Bristol, UK – December 1, 2013 – The folks at Bristol Kitchen Radio were in touch with us recently to help pass around the word they are attempting to get 2,000 people dancing the same steps to the same music in different kitchens across the UK and the world. We’re streaming one of their programs in our story and have more details of the project there. The deadline for video submissions is December 15, 2013.
Rothesay, NB – December 2, 2013 – It’s no secret that New Brunswick’s Mike Biggar has waged a very successful and inspirational battle against weight. It’s been hard work and seems to have been a confident booster that really comes through in his most recent CD “Feels Like Now.” Read our review and check out music frm the album we're streaming in our story.
Ottawa, December 1, 2013 - Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and Peter MacKay, Canada's Justice Minister and Attorney General, announced today that the Expansion and Conservation of Canada's National Parks Act has come into force and that the final step in Sable Island becoming a national park reserve is now complete.
Halifax, NS – November 29, 2013 – It’s obvious right off the bat that a lot of work and thought went into the new album release from EB Anderson and the Resolutes. Broken Down Horse proves the buzz about this group is well deserved. We're streaming music from the album in our review. Have a look!
Halifax, N.S. - November 27, 2013 – On November 26th the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) hosted the 2013 Crystal Tourism Awards as the grand finale to the 36th Annual Tourism Summit – Getting Back to Business. Full detials in our story.
Halifax, NS – November 26, 2013 - The Taste of Nova Scotia Prestige Awards is a celebration of excellence to honour producers and restaurants that provide exceptional culinary products and experiences. Winners, from consumer nominations, were announced during the annual Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia’s (TIANS) Tourism Summit on November 26, 2013. Full results in our story.
Cavendish, PE – November 26, 2013 - Cavendish Beach Music Festival announced the beginning of its 2014 lineup, including Gord Bamford, Brett Kissel, Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes and Blake Shelton. Complete details on the shows, schedule and ticket information in our story.
Fredericton, NB – November 26, 2013 - After a decade hiatus, the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival announced today the return of the Harvest Mardi Gras at the Market on Saturday, February 1st at 8pm. The festival has announced former Harvest festival headliner Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas from south Louisiana as the featured Mardi Gras performer.
Fredericton, NB – November 25, 2013 – Katherine Moller is maintaining a Christmas tradition she had with her father and perform concerts in support of local food banks. She is also contributing the sales of her new collection of seasonal music to that effort. “Greensleeves & Puddin’ Pies. Get all the details on this recording and Katherine and listen to music we're streaming in our story. Then buy the album to help her continue a family tradition to help foods banks.