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Roots & Folks

“THE BEST PARTS of farming…” muses Jean-Pierre Gagnon, “are at both ends of the spectrum.”

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Getting to know Marie Corbett

Retired Ontario Superior Court judge Marie Corbett divides her time between her native Newfoundland and Florida. A year ago, she published a memoir, January:...

Messing with the natural order

Bald eagles are magnificent birds of prey. They have been duly honoured in civilizations dating as far back as the Greeks. Nevertheless, when the bald eagle...

Lennie’s Dream

Lennie Gallant wrote the song early on a summer morning at his father’s cottage overlooking the harbour in Rustico, Prince Edward Island. He and a group of...
Les Corkum is a retired forestry technician from Hants County, NS with a collection of American chestnuts in his backyard arbouretum.

King of the forest

Tracking down a specific tree in Nova Scotia is like hunting for a particular grain of sand on Prince Edward Island or a cob of corn in southern Ontario, but...

Tea, Toast & Talk

Many people have recipes for happiness. Some go south in cold weather; others stay home and ski. In spring gardeners attend to sprouting greenery; fishermen...
Goshawk fledglings.

Time flies…

Time might well be nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once. The arrival of Newfoundland & Labrador’s spring sparks a sprint for many wild...