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Roots & Folks

THERE’S AN ONGOING perception, in some quarters, that immigrants “steal” jobs from local folks.

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Elisabeth de Mariaffi reads from her book How To Get Along With Women on the back deck of Galliott Studios, overlooking Bonne Bay.

Rock Solid Storytelling

Newfoundlanders have always been great storytellers,” says Des Walsh, a poet, writer, screenwriter, musician, actor and cultural icon, as we stand in...

A Little Dandy Lore

Botanically speaking, there are a number of plants that go by the common name dandelion or are closely enough related that people commonly mistake them for...
Dr. Siyaram Pandey, a biochemist from the University of Windsor, has developed a concentrated dandelion root extract that has been approved for trial by Health Canada.

Hello Sunshine

Pity the poor dandelions. Long considered a weed, dandelions are despised by many and often destroyed as soon as they dare mar the green perfection of our...

Hallowed Ground

Bill Piers and other kids who grew up in the 1950s along the inlet in Halifax Harbour called the Northwest Arm had heard the stories and the warnings. Stay...
Will Knight

Over the Top, B’ys

Joe Judge, Will Knight and Norm Coultas huddled against the muddy wall of a trench near the French community of Beaumont-Hamel, dreading orders they knew...

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,...