Chrissy Crowley
Blue Cape Sessions
Daniel Ledwell
Jessica Rhaye
Alan Syliboy
Meaghan Blanchard
David Myles


Jenn Grant


Winners of the 34th Atlantic Film Festival announced


Atlantic Film Festival


Halifax, NS – September 14, 2014 - The Atlantic Film Festival, in the midst of its highly successful 34th year, announces its award winners for the event, September 11-18 in Halifax. The Industry Awards Reception took place on Sunday, Sept. 14. in the Imperial Ballroom at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites. The complete list of award winners in our story.

Atlantic Film Festival



TIFF Announces 2014 Film Awards


Toronto International Film Festival


Toronto, ON – September 14, 2014 - This year marked the 37th year that Toronto audiences were able to cast a ballot for their favourite Festival film, with the Grolsch People’s Choice Award. This year’s award goes to Morten Tyldum for The Imitation Game. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII. More results in our story along with trailers from the winners.

Toronto International Film Festival



Cape Breton Picks Up Three Canadian Tourism Award Nominations


Tourism Industry Association of Canada


Ottawa, ON – September 10, 2014 - The Canadian Tourism Award Nominees have been announced in Ottawa and once again there are several key players in Atlantic Canada that are in the running for the prestigious industry awards. Cape Breton almost swept the award nominations secured in Atlantic Canada with three.

Tourism Industry Association of Canada



Jenn Grant Joins Outside Music Record Label to Release ‘Compostela’ Oct. 21st


Jenn Grant


Halifax, NS – September 10, 2014 – Jenn Grant has joined Outside Music and will release her new album on October 21st. She begins an extensive tour of Canada with and opening night show at the Rebecca Cohn auditorium in Halifax with Joel Plaskett. Mathew Barber will join her for three Western dates. A video preview and tour dates included in our story.

Jenn Grant Compostela



Devour! The Food Film Fest Unveils 2014 Festival Program


Devour! The Food Film Fest


Wolfville, NS September 9, 2014 – Devour! The Food Film Fest is promising to serve up its best menu yet. Fill your plate with more than 50 films by some of the most acclaimed directors, chefs from around the world paired with Nova Scotia’s top chefs, 15 industry workshops, five dinners inspired by feature films, and over a dozen events to whet the appetite of the most enthusiastic cinevore.

Devour! The Food Film Fest





Joel Plaskett Backs Friends of the Kyber


Kyber Centre for the Arts


Halifax, NS – September 8, 2014 – Joel Plaskett has come out with a plea in support of Friends of the Kyber who are attempting to save the Kyber Centre for the Art. Plaskett issued a lengthy statement that was distributed in the Music Nova Scotia newsletter.

Friends of the Kyber



CCMA Awards Weekend in Edmonton Wraps Up With National Broadcast


Gord Bamford


Edmonton, AB - September 7, 2014 – The 2014 Canadian Country Music Association Awards Show, hosted by Jann Arden and Rick Mercer, celebrated eight CCMA Award categories in a televised ceremony, live from Rexall Place in Edmonton.

Canadian Country Music Awards Edmonton



New Brunswick’s Kendra Gale New Album Carousel Ready for Release


Kendra Gale


Moncton, NB – September 8, 2016 - In probably her best effort to date, Kendra Gale is ready to release a new CD supported by a tour of the Maritimes, Ontario and Montreal. Check our story where we are streaming music from the new album along with upcoming tour dates.

Kendra Gale Carousel



U.S. Consumer Advocate Erin Brockovitch Throws Support behind Pictou County’s Clear the Air Campaign


Erin Brockovitch


Agoura Hills, California – September 3, 2014 – Erin Brockovitch has voiced her concerns about the pollution that belches daily from the Northern Pulp Mill in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. She built her reputation when she was instrumental in building a case against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company of California in 1993. That became the subject of a movie starring Julie Roberts.

Erin Brockovitch on Northern Pulp Mill



2014 Music Nova Scotia Awards Nominees Announced


Nova Scotia Music Awards


Halifax, NS - September 2, 2014 - Symphonic songstress Kim Harris and roots-rocker Adam Baldwin lead the pack at this year’s Music Nova Scotia Awards with six nominations each, followed by Carleton Stone and The Town Heroes who have five nods each. The awards will be handed out during the 2014 Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week (NSMW), held in Truro Colchester from November 6-9.

Nova Scotia Music Week



Funeral Services for Buddy MacMaster


Buddy MacMaster


Judique, Nova Scotia – August 25, 2014 – by Linda Rankin - Gracious, humble, talented, and a true gentleman are some of the words that have been used to describe Cape Breton's Buddy MacMaster. Buddy passed away at his home in Judique just a couple months shy of his 90 th birthday.

Buddy MacMaster Funeral Services



Mo Kenny Ready to Release In My Dreams


Mo Kenny


Halifax, NS – August 13, 2014 – Mo Kenny’s follow up to her incredibly successful debut self-titled album is due for release soon and she’s sharing music from it now. You can listen to the new single in our story with lots of backgound infomation on the new album. Promises to be another gem!

Mo Kenny