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Roots & Folks

Eight years ago, after taking a needle felting workshop, Katrina Isbill-Floyd’s mother-in-law gave her a tiny plastic bag filled with soft pink wool, thinking that...

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The Good Shepherds

IT WAS IN southeast Newfoundland that Lord Baltimore established the Colony of Avalon in the early 1600s before heading south to warmer climes. But even...
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A quilt of cartoons about this land

It seems totally appropriate that Maritime cartoonist par excellence, Michael de Adder, should celebrate this 150th anniversary of the founding of Canada by...

Smart City

ON A BRIGHT September morning, a racing scull sliced through the still water of the Saint John River at Fredericton. The crew rowed past the downtown shops,...

The cycle of life

Dr. Heather Morrison is an extraordinary person by any standards, but she’s particularly special to her home province of PEI. The island’s first female Rhodes...

The Ferryman’s Wife

Ramona Himmelman sits at her kitchen table, watching the ferry cross the LaHave River. Ferries have shuttled people, cars, and cattle across this stretch of...
Brothers Jake and Travis Pearson enjoy the fruits of their labours in their orchard.

More than an apple a day

The Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia is well named, as the majority of apple producers—many of whom also produce other tree fruits—grow their crops in the rich...