Wednesday, August 21, 2019
It is interesting to note early place names in Isle Madame and their evolution over time. For example, with the founding of Ile Royal (Cape Breton) in 1713, most community names were given a religious connotation,...
As part of my long-term plan to get myself into some semblance of good physical shape, I recently got myself a new physical trainer. Well, not exactly; I have neither the financial resources, the patience, nor...
There is a lot of debate surrounding the method for funding and maintaining a much needed highway improvement project in eastern Nova Scotia. Recent statistics provided by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) assert that using...
“In Japan, they have dedicated 'shinrin-yoku’ parks – which means to ‘bathe in the atmosphere of the forest’. This is their proactive medicine to keep themselves healthy, mentally and physically. In Europe, they are protecting parks from logging – devoting them...
The book Acadian Lives consists of interviews with Cape Breton Acadians and was collected and edited by Ronald Kaplan with Rosie Aucoin Grace. The book was published in 2004. “ “Well...
“Gee, Ariel, you look so sad.” “I’m sorry, Flounder. I just don’t understand why nobody likes me anymore.” “That’s not true. I like you, Ariel. And Sebastian over here is crazy about you....
In response to Mr. Clarence Landry’s comments on the horrendous condition of the Fleur-de-Lis Trail between St. Peter’s and Fourchu, I concur. It is a dangerous highway at any time of year, but especially so in winter....
Water issues in Inverness County are no longer a drop in the bucket. Last month, the Municipality of the County of Inverness released its 2019/20 budget outlining how the municipal unit would spend its tax dollars over...
Open pen aquaculture has suffered a great many criticisms these past few decades, but the most damning of all was shared with me only recently by a thoughtful New Brunswick marine biologist. As she explained it, the reason open-pen aquaculture...
I love food. I love to eat. I love to talk about food and cook food and buy food and see other people enjoy food. I love to watch food TV shows and recipe videos on the internet. My...
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