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Squashed: Windsor’s annual pumpkin regatta

It’s a hugely popular and hilariously entertaining event, but to great disappointment it looks like it may not happen this year. This would have been the 21st for the Nova Scotia, pumpkin regatta as part of the Windsor-West Hants Pumpkin »

Arts & Entertainment, Society

Halloween pumpkins like you’ve never seen

In recent years some talented people have taken the typical Hallowe’en pumpkin carving (jack-o-lantern) to a new and artistic level. This year however, an historic site in Ontario has set a whole new standard in artistic carving. As with all »

Environment & Animal Life

Great white sharks visit Nova Scotia

Great white sharks do periodically travel in Canadian waters but thanks to tagging efforts, more people know that two are now visiting off the shores of Nova Scotia. Great whites are the largest predatory fish in the world averaging 4.5 »

Society

Boy, 13, wins cash with massive pumpkins

It took years of trying, but Milan Lukes has finally beat out experienced farmers and won a western Canadian competition for growing the largest pumpkins. This is a time of year in Canada, when pumpkins have ripened and are carved »