Pugwash – 2019 National Finalist

Pugwash, Nova Scotia, a small fishing village, is home of the anti-nuclear peace movement, Basic Spirit Pewter, Windsor Salt, and the Supertunia Bordeaux, all known globally. Located at the mouth of the Pugwash River on the picturesque North Shore of Nova Scotia, the Village of Pugwash is a friendly community of approximately 750 full time […]

Yarmouth – 2019 National Finalist

Photo credit : Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Tourism Association  On the tip of Nova Scotia’s southwest coast, embracing the Bay of Fundy is the vibrant Town of Yarmouth, founded in 1761, although it has a richer history dating back to its settling by Mi’kmaq people. Overlooking Yarmouth Harbour is the Lightstation at Cape Forchu, proudly […]

Windsor – 2019 National Finalist

  Maura Macumber, 9, beams before reaching the finish of the 2016 Pumpkin Regatta. Colin Chisholm, the Hants Journal, October 9, 2016. See also the attached newspaper article: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/living/travel/20-reasons-to-check-out-this-years-windsor-west-hants-pumpkin-regatta-246383/ The area of Windsor, Nova Scotia is in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of […]

Antigonish – 2019 National Finalist

Proud to be home to St. Francis Xavier University, our town of approximately 4500 doubles in size each September with the arrival of university students. For a small community we pack a lot of punch! And, as host to the Antigonish Highland Games – the longest running games outside of Scotland – we know a […]