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theshophop.ca blog brings you the latest news from local artists & businesses. We report on all that we find interesting including events, gallery shows, unique Nova Scotian products and whatever or whoever tickles our fancy!

The art of baby wearing

5th April 2013 By Whitney Cruikshank

theshophop.ca blogger Whitney Cruikshank takes you on a stroll through the art of baby wearing and tells the story of how she found her sense of freedom and empowerment from a nifty but age-old design. Photos by Christian Aires.
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Dumpsters don’t discriminate – and neither should you

12th February 2013 By Whitney Cruikshank

theshophop.ca blogger Whitney Cruikshank chats with local street artist Jei Jei Steeves about stray cats and the art of telling stories in your city. Photos by Christian Aires.
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Plan B: Community as a business model

23rd December 2012 By Whitney Cruikshank

theshophop.ca blogger Whitney Cruikshank visits Plan B Merchants Cooperative on Gottingen Street to meet some of the people behind the taxidermy and amazing selection of independent arts, crafts, collectibles and treats. Portraits by Christian Aires, photos by Meredith Ann Brooks.

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