Nova Scotia is home to many unique items. But we’ve put together a list of the Top 12 Items Every Nova Scotian Should Have. Think of it as your Nova Scotia survival guide. It’s full of quirky Nova Scotia items.
The Nova Scotia Doers' & Dreamers' Guide used to be a staple around Nova Scotia. Filled with adventure and things to dream about and do in the province. Since the internet took over, they aren't distributed like they used to be.
You can still request one on Tourism Nova Scotia's website. It's a great guide to have on hand to plan your Nova Scotia adventures.
Whether it's for a holiday or just-because feast in the summer, lobster crackers are much needed utility in Nova Scotia. They help you crack them lobster claws to get at the Nova Scotia delicacy.
Although now phased out, everyone still has a few of these kicking around. They're a hot commodity online with a few people even selling them as antiques.
Uniquely Nova Scotian, Moon Mist Ice Cream is a Nova Scotia creation and a must have at any ice cream hut in the province.
Have you ever been "skunked"? You don't want to be in a game of crib. Crib boards are another thing found in many Nova Scotia homes and cottages.
Donairs are a unique Nova Scotia food and if you plan on making some homemade ones and don't have a recipe for donair sauce, you might want a bottle of this!
The Pride of Nova Scotia is now distributed around the world. Alexander Keith was Mayor of Halifax and a brewmaster. People still toast the man today. At his grave in a Downtown Halifax cemetery you can find empty cans and bottles of his creation.
Winter isn't fun in Nova Scotia. We get a mix of snow, rain and ice. It's a good idea to have a snow shovel or a few on hand.
To survive winter you'll need a Netflix subscription so you can watch as much Nova Scotia made Trailer Park Boys as you can to pass the winter days.
Beep is a Farmer's Dairy creation and uniquely Nova Scotian. Currently discontinued, there is talk of Beep making a comeback with a limited release. If so, stock up!