Friday, February 16, 2018


Here we are with my best and worst of list for the year. If you disagree with my choices, please let me know by e-mailing me at idon’tcare@seriouslygoaway.com. Movie of the year: Deadpool. I don’t know if I could like this...
A recent presentation from the secretary of the Mabou Farmers Market to Inverness Municipal Council offered some very positive news. Michelle Smith appeared before council on December 5 to let them know that the market just completed its 10th season. Smith...
We are pleased to announce the formation of Homegrown Works, Nova Scotia’s home-based business association. We have a four-part mission: to advocate for home-based businesses in Nova Scotia; to share knowledge of regulation that pertains to home-based businesses and to...
Rev. Guillame Marin LeBlanc was the son of Pierre LeBlanc and Barbe Martel. He descended from the Acadians of Grand Pré who were deported to Philadelphia in 1755 but eventually returned and settled in Arichat. In 1880 LeBlanc had opposed...
Have you ever heard of Sisyphus? He’s a poor sap from Greek mythology who was condemned to a life of rolling a boulder up a hill almost to the top, only to have it come rolling down again. The term...
Recently, Nova Scotia achieved two major milestones on our climate change journey. We have reached an agreement-in-principle with the Government of Canada on Nova Scotia's approach to meeting federal emissions reduction goals. The agreement recognizes the great work of Nova...
The camera bag is packed, lenses are cleaned, and a couple of extra cameras tell me that I am ready. Cape Breton’s main roads are inviting, but the colours of autumn and the first light snowfalls are telling me to...

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Moments before George Canyon took the stage on the third Friday evening in November, I took my seat at the far left of the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre’s Bear Head Conference Room, just outside the kitchen area. I came perilously...
In 2012, the St. Charles Lwanga High School (Lwanga School) in Nairobi, was founded to provide education for 280 AIDS orphans and homeless children and by 2013 it was experiencing a great need. School director, Brother John Kennedy, was a...
I am going to keep this column Trump free for the rest of the year. Obviously, that’s an easy statement to make as I will only write three more columns this year but still, I thought you should know. As...
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