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Roots & Folks

I have known Catherine Hennessey since she was a skinny teenager named Catherine Smith, who outraged the nuns at Notre Dame Convent by dating red-headed...

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Landmark’s headmaster, Peter Coll (centre) jokes with a couple of students.

Tiny Classes: Big Results

It has been changing lives (some say it’s been saving lives) for nearly 40 years. It looks like any schoolyard on any school day. Kids of all ages, together...

Bottled History 

Bottles, bottles everywhere and not a drop to drink... in any of them. Bottles line bookshelves and fill cabinets. They range from large to tiny, from plain to...

Ocean Nomads

Dave Curriecuts up herring on a small metal table at the stern of the boat. Wearing blue latex gloves, he picks a single fish out of a box, places it on the...

Quilting the Past

In the summer of 2000, Nova Scotia artist Laurie Swim returned to her hometown of Lockeport, a fishing town located along the province’s south shore. Swim, a...
Several sneakier males kick up silt as they try to spawn with a female while going undetected by the large, dominant male.

Brook Trout Love 

Like lustful men at an undergrad nightclub, three males try to out-macho each other for a chance at the pretty blonde leaning seductively against the bar. As I...

The Unseen Louisbourg

How do you feed 4,000 men who have just been put ashore in a wilderness area, in a strange country? Where will you get the many pounds of beef that will be...