Nova Scotia indoor dining reopens June 16

Nova Scotia indoor dining can reopen from Wednesday, June 16 as the province moves into the second phase of its reopening plan. The second phase will bring back indoor dining to bars and restaurants after a seven-week absence. Restaurants and other liquor-licensed establishments like bars, wineries, and breweries will be able to offer indoor and […]

Auditor General critical of Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

A report by Nova Scotia’s Auditor General has criticized the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC), finding that it “doesn’t have clear policies and procedures in place regarding what products it sells and promotes, how to price its merchandise, and where to display it in stores.” The report was the first performance audit report of the […]

Nova Scotia indoor dining halted again as province shuts down

Nova Scotia indoor dining must close across the province for at least the next two weeks amid a new shutdown aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. Restaurants and bars must close for dine-in service, although contactless takeout or delivery is allowed. Retail outlets including those that sell food can remain open at 25 per […]

RANS presents its 2017 Restaurant Awards

Press release The 2017 Restaurant Awards Dinner, hosted by the Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia (RANS) celebrated outstanding service in the food and beverage industry at the annual awards dinner held on November 23, 2017 at The Prince George Hotel. “The evolution of our food and beverage culture in Nova Scotia is setting new and […]

Trailer Park Boys branch out from park to restaurant

By Jeni Marinucci The Trailer Park Boys have long been a mainstay of alternative, somewhat purposefully lowbrow Canadian television. On air for over 12 years, the three men and the Nova Scotian trailer park characters they portray – Ricky, Julian and Bubbles – have found a niche in the Canadian market and it has now […]

KitchenAid Commercial appoints Flanagan Agencies Inc. as manufacturer representatives in Atlantic Canada

Press release KitchenAid Commercial is pleased to announce the new appointment of Flanagan Agencies Inc. as manufacturer representatives in the Atlantic Canada region. Flanagan Agencies Inc. (FAI) was established in 1996. Located in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, they are strategically located in the hub of the Maritime Provinces. This allows them easy access to all […]

Change to Nova Scotia’s liquor licensing regulations cuts red tape for restaurants

Press release Nova Scotia’s restaurants and their customers will benefit from a change to liquor licensing regulations. Effective Jan. 24, restaurant patrons will be able to order up to two alcoholic drinks without ordering food. Until now, customers had to order food to be served an alcoholic drink or move to the restaurant’s designated lounge […]