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JOAN SULLIVAN: Companion books take readers on gutsy adventure through the wilds of Newfoundland
Bishop’s Falls woman finishes third eyecare mission to Haiti
MARTHA MUZYCHKA: What we learned from taking it to the streets
JILL ELLSWORTH: Millennials assemble — it’s time to vote
Longtime St. John's stylist Maurice Lahey refuses to retire, pens barbering memoir
ERIN SULLEY: Dressing the table
Happy Thanksgiving foodie friends. Given it’s Saturday, you probably have your dinner planned by now. We typically host family at our house but my 90-year-old grandfather invited us to his house this year. His plan is to cook a full turkey ...
JOAN SULLIVAN: Michael Crummey embeds his passion for the landscape in his latest novel
Ada and Evered Best (the names are as calibrated as everything else) are the titular “Innocents.” When they are still very young (they are not exactly sure how old they are, maybe Evered is 11, Ada nine), their baby sister, Martha, and ...
BRUCE MACTAVISH: More great birding in October
October takes off where September left us. Birders are finding rare bird after rare bird. There is always something to look for. The winds have been doing something right for us. Some of the warbler migration has been shifted east to the Avalon ...
Sydney-raised Dave Sampson has his 'Ways' with writing songs
Dave Sampson has lots of reasons to celebrate. The Nova Scotia songwriter has a brand new record All Types of Ways and a pair of upcoming launch shows in both his childhood and adopted home towns, but at the time of this chat about those landmark ...
Why Caley dances: Instagram campaign raises awareness, money for mental health
Last year, Caley Dimmock’s 40,000 Instagram followers did not initially know why she started posting videos of herself dancing. Eventually, she let them in on the purpose behind putting on a happy face. After struggling with what she ...
Strait area theatre company debuts play about local tourism
To most people, it would have been just another summer job but to Adam Cooke, the time he spent working at a tourist bureau when he was 19 was nothing less than a cultural coming-of-age. Cooke spent the summer of 1992 working at a small tourist ...
Aaron Carter wouldn't last a winter if he moves to Nova Scotia, says Halifax friend of U.S. rapper
Kaulback Island assessed at 3,256,500. ...
Lights, camera, farming: Web series focuses on life on Annapolis Valley family farm
When an eight-member production crew for the Real Farm Lives web series turned up at the Keddy Farm in the Annapolis Valley, with a van full of gear, Philip and Katie Keddy realized they were involved in a much bigger project than they’d ...
HEATHER HUYBREGTS: When Mom holds down the fort
Two days ago, my mainlander husband flew back west to visit family for a few days. He felt guilty leaving me and our two young children, but I assured him everything would be just fine. He left in the wee hours of Saturday morning. The day ...
Organizers not expecting much sleep during annual Celtic Colours festival
"There will be no sleep." Celtic Colours International Festival executive director Mike MacSween laughs as he states the mantra festival staff and volunteers will be living by over the next nine days but there is some truth to be found ...