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Roots & Folks

If you happen to hear Led Zeppelin blaring from a boom box on the Dyke Road around 2 o’clock in the morning in Falmouth, NS, look for lights in a barn. That’s where...

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Alain Laforest at the till serving a steady flower of customers, community service plaques on the wall behind him.

A stitch in time

At first glance, the store doesn’t appear out of place with the other shops on Roseberry, Campbellton’s main drag. Camille and Son Sewing Centre—next to a...

The Watcher

From 1951 to 1986, Ralph Wheadon worked for the Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forests (now Natural Resources) in the former Halifax County. He measured logs...
One of the most beloved pieces from the Marco Polo is the carved elephant that also originally graced her stern.

The Fastest Ship in the World

Saint John has a long and illustrious shipbuilding history. In 1850, the Wright brothers laid the 182-foot keel for the Beejapore, which was to have been the...
Jimmy Clothier and Allan Jost of SASC at Martock with senior instructor Johanna Redden.

Hitting the slopes

Jimmy Clothier spent his 90th birthday in February 2016 downhill skiing at Ski Martock with his children, grandchildren and friends all around him. The...

Confirmation or Confusion

ON A PAGE headed “1835,” the register reads: “2nd March baptized Andrew, 2 weeks old, child of James and Mary Brown.” The sponsors are listed as “William Jones and...

Exercise Sub-Zero

Character-building: every year in February, 18 army cadets test their mettle on an outdoor expedition in the hills outside Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL. The...