Friday, November 15, 2019
Many of you know that I’m fond of these colder temperatures. I like to think that my time in the Arctic toughened me up enough that the far milder Maritime winters are more manageable now, but really it has more...
On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, during the 11th month, we gather to remember the sacrifices of those who once served and continue to serve their country today. Those who lost their lives in...
I’m in a pumpkin spice frame of mind, folks. Although the mild temperatures feel more like May than like October, a sweet-smelling candle will always put me in the mood for cooler weather. I have one in my hall closet,...
In Grand Anse, at the intersection of Route 4 and the road to Dundee, once stood a majestic old home known as McPherson House. In the days of stage coach and rail transportation, McPherson House stood as a welcome stopover...
Okay. One more election column. Bear with me, we can do this. Just as a marathon race often boils down to the individual legs of the event as opposed to the overall track, a federal election in...
Inverness County Cares (ICC), a local volunteer society, was formed in 2012. Since then ICC has worked to support children in the third world by providing food, shelter and education. Initially after our previous Kenyan project was...
In this story, we are going to revisit the porcupine (matues) and its colourful quills which have been used by many generations of Mi’kmaw artists to adorn clothes, baskets, furniture, and many other things. The strong...
I find it exhausting when we declare problems unsolvable, as though dedicated dollars and engineering haven’t already granted us the gifts of flight, cell phones and space travel. By comparison, the things we have yet to...
“For the general person of good health - looking to get healthier - fermented foods are highly recommended.” Those are the words of Amy Florian, a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) who specializes in food and dietary issues.
It’s almost that time of year when we open our wallets and let their contents scatter to the winds of consumerism, buying things we almost certainly don’t need in order to enjoy the short lived thrill of newness. I do...


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