One of the things I disliked most about living in the UK was the traffic. Driving around Cardiff was always congested. It used to take Richard 45 minutes to drive 5 miles from our home to his office. And when I was working afternoon shifts at the hospital, I would have to set off […]
In Nova Scotia, alcohol is sold in provincially owned approved stores, either the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission (NSLC) or designated Agency stores in more rural areas.
There are a few exceptions – a handful of privately owned (and non regulated) wine and craft beer stores are dotted around the province, as well as the increasingly popular local Brewery stores.
There are three main supermarkets that dominate the grocery sector in Nova Scotia.
Up until 2015, there were just two – Sobeys and Atlantic Superstore. Wal-mart added a fresh produce section in 2015 and as a result, prices have definitely become more competitive.
Sobeys is a Nova Scotia company with over 300 stores throughout the province.
What I Wish I knew before Moving to Nova Scotia, Canada
When we moved to Nova Scotia, we shipped a container with all our belongings from home and boy, are we thankful. 10 years ago it was pretty awful shopping here, not a lot of choice and expensive. Nowadays , there is definitely more choice – and […]
You are landing in Nova Scotia and ready to start your new life. It’s an exciting yet extremely busy time. I seem to remember our first month felt we were never ever home. We always had a list of chores to do and with two young children in tow, it was a tough balancing act […]
Moving to Canada or another country is definitely not for the faint of heart. When we decided to move to Nova Scotia without the security of jobs, people honestly thought we had lost the plot.
Yet, many other people would tell us how brave we were and how they wished they had the guts to do […]