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Leslee Fredericks, a Retail Product Specialist at the Bridgewater NSLC, is a lifelong student of wine. You had a career before working for the NSLC. What prompted you to make the change? I was lucky to have a really interesting career as an economic development professional. While I was on a contract in Northern Ontario I was happy to discover a vibrant wine…

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Victoria Decourcy: For the love of wine

Summer 2015 Slides - Community

Victoria DeCourcy, Retail Product Specialist, Wyse Rd., Dartmouth  Why did you become a wine professional? There was a combination of factors. First and foremost, I was very fortunate to have lived a year in Dijon, which is in the Burgundy region of France. Being surrounded by vines and some of the best Pinot Noirs and…

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Hockey Rinks, Homemade Cookies & Hot Chocolate: At home in Dartmouth with Portland Street NSLC Retail Product Specialist Danielle White


I’ve only lived in Dartmouth for about four years now. Growing up in Antigonish County, I’m used to everyone knowing everyone, or at least knowing my parents, so when I moved to Dartmouth I assumed I would lose that down-home feel. I was wrong. A lot of our neighbours were very excited to meet the…

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