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Roots & Folks

MARY PRICE was only four when a turquoise plane with silver wings buzzed by her home at the southeastern tip of Cape Breton Island—and flew into aviation...

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Groomed for Success

If it’s a weekend in the winter, you’ll likely find Karen and Barry Publicover on a snow-covered trail in the woods, each bundled in a thick snowsuit and...

On the Front Line

AFTER A CAREER in health care and seven field placements in India, Liberia, Ethiopia and Haiti, mostly with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders...

Fouling the Nest

What, we wonder, goes through the tiny mind of someone who heaves a whole bag of fast food containers and two empty Coke cans out of a car window? What’s so...

Sleuthing by Census

RULERS HAVE counted populations from biblical times. When the British North America Act created Canada in 1867, section 8 of the Act stipulated that a census...

Maverick Apple Grower Branches Out

Keith Boates and his son, Brian, run a 30-acre apple farm in Woodville, in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. A constant innovator, Boates has managed to keep...

Working With Nature

Finally, it’s becoming almost trendy. Understanding inner mechanisms to work in tune with nature is, of itself, energy efficient. Nature study is essential if we wish...