Sunday, April 30, 2017


If you, like me, have been reading about this era of high tech surveillance (and how can you not, considering the news these days), you can’t help but get a little paranoid about what might be spying on us. I...
I now have no reason to watch the Olympics. The NHL is not making concessions for its players to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next year. I would like to say this is some sort of surprise, but it’s...
On the first Sunday morning in April, I found out that Jean McNamara had passed away the previous day. (Among other things, this means God shared her with us for precisely 72 years and one day.) Roughly six hours later,...
Recent news out of Isle Madame that the Stella Maris Pastoral Unit will close the historic Catholic church in Arichat, unless significant repairs are undertaken, has angered many people, for many good reasons. In a letter to members of the...
With the governing Liberals expected to call an election after introducing the budget at the end of this month, there is speculation about what will happen when Nova Scotians soon go the polls. On April 27, the provincial government will...
January 29, 1906: Henri Boudrot, son of Jeffrey Boudrot and Marie Hebert, Arichat, married Louise Pertus, daughter of Jean Pertus and Adele Benoit, witnesses Alexandre Boudrot and Lybie/Lydie LeBlanc February 7, 1906: Beni Boudrot, son of Charles Boudrot and the...
I’m winding down my tenth year of providing municipal council reports for CBC Cape Breton’s Information Morning, and I may have hit a first – amazing the host. Sitting in for Steve Sutherland last week, Information Morning news anchor Yvonne...
Please don’t do it sir. Friends, I come to you with a dilemma. Sure, it’s not of the “what will I do for the rest of my life” type or even the “what will I have for lunch type.” It’s...
A couple of summers ago on a trip to Baddeck, I decided to re-visit the Uisge Ban waterfall. By following the road on the west side of the Baddeck River, it didn’t take long to get to the Department of...
We all know “that person” – the one with no filter, who jumps at the chance to share their opinions in mixed company, regardless of how unpopular those opinions might be. Everyone knows someone like that. He’s the guy at...
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