Natalie Dobbin

Associate Producer

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Atlantic Canada's only women's music festival rocks on

A small Nova Scotia community that created the stage for Atlantic Canada's only women's music festival is determined to keep shining the light on female musicians.

This Nova Scotian marked her 50th birthday with 50 firsts

Donna Hatt didn't want to celebrate her 50th birthday with a one-day celebration. She decided to celebrate the occasion by trying out 50 new things in 2017.

Nova Scotia is trying to become a winter tourism destination

From winter surfing to a lobster crawl, tourism operators hope visitors will see the province's frosty charms.

Saving money on heat doesn't have to be a chilling experience

If you're planning to do home upgrades, check in with Efficiency Nova Scotia first. There are rebates of up to $5,000 available for existing homes.

Lunenburg girls peewee hockey team wins 'once in a lifetime trip' to Ottawa

Lunenburg's Western Riptide team will play against girls from Nunavut, Ottawa and Southern Ontario.

'Just try opening your door': Dartmouth man calls for wider parking spaces

A Dartmouth man says businesses need to paint larger parking spaces, and government needs to do something about it.

Brewing equality: N.S. craft breweries take stand against sexism, discrimination

The Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia voted unanimously on a motion that promotes equality in the industry.

'Lil' Floof the seagull hatched on library roof becomes unofficial mascot

Halifax Central Library staff had a competition to name the baby seagull. It could have been called Bagel or Seagull, but Lori and 'Lil' floof won.

'Imagine that!': The story behind some Maritime town slogans

If you’ve been on the road in the Maritimes this summer, you’ve probably seen some interesting road signs and slogans. Here's the meaning behind a few.

Head-butting, jumping, nibbling yoga buddies offered up by Nova Scotia farm

The goat-yoga craze that started last summer in Oregon is coming to a farm in Blockhouse, N.S.

Meet the tick-eating hens that Nova Scotians like to love, or hate

Guinea fowl are loud and not too bright, but they're also helping with Nova Scotia's tick problem, according one farmer who has 35 of them.

Newcomers revitalize beloved East Ship Harbour store to delight of community

The Norse Cove Cafe and Supply has become the talk of the town in East Ship Harbour.

Food bank program at high school helps feed students for the weekend

About 15 students take home a small bag of food every Friday at J.L. Ilsley High School in Spryfield.

Woman with dementia lights up dance floor at Halifax singing event

When a choir of perfect strangers gathers every second Monday at a Halifax bar, there's one woman throwing her arms in the air as she dances with abandon and sings her heart out.

Halifax hands out 710 tickets during last two snow parking bans

The Halifax region is reminding people not to leave their vehicles on the street when the overnight winter parking ban is enforced.