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Roots & Folks

Even as he was surviving two battles with leukemia and a life-threatening infection that put him on life-support for a month with a two per cent chance of...

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Heritage Trails

Years ago I was in Dublin, Ireland. One Sunday, having no particular plans for the day, I went to Connolly Station on Amiens Street and bought a ticket to go...

Dietary Dilemma

It seemed so simple in biology class. Herbivores are plant-eating animals, carnivores consume flesh, and omnivores, showing little discrimination, devour...

Growing a Business

If Luke den Haan walked into his eight-acre greenhouse in Lawrencetown, Annapolis County and was greeted with silence, he would worry.

Embedded in Acadia

Patrice Boulianne and a couple of friends formed the band Blou, based in Meteghan, NS, in 1994, creating a show to engage Acadian youth throughout the...

Not on My Watch

It’s the law of the jungle: wild animals are born, and they die. But a brigade of Atlantic Canadians offers them safe haven when they’re somewhere in between,...

Movin' On

It’s the time of year for out with the old, in with the new. Winter blahs are fading, mud is disappearing; tentative blades of grass and leaves are showing.