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Roots & Folks

Why did early settlers choose to live where they did?

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The Apple Beneath the Tree

Getting to know Pat Whalen

Battling ‘the Spanish lady’

The Spanish flu and its Atlantic Canada connections

Sailmaker to the world

A well-known story told from a different vantage point

Getting to know Mark Arendz

“I wanted to give back” 

The Importance Of Place

Among the most frequently asked questions by genealogists are the three Ws: “Who? When? Where?” On the face of it these seem to require less explaining than...
Amy and Verena grow between 40 and 50 different types of vegetables, including yellow squash and eight varieties of beets and carrots.

Life on the Land

“AFTER WE MOVED to the Island,” recounts Amy Smith, “an elderly neighbour—he was so sweet—listened to our plans and shook his head sadly.”