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The Rise of the Independents in Cape Breton
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THE BOOK SHELF: Digging deep, author discovers Wounded Hearts
Sold-out shows, local love equal Celtic Colours success in Cape Breton
BOOK ReMarks: Send More Tourists…the Last Ones Were Delicious
Bishop’s Falls woman finishes third eyecare mission to Haiti
Tracadie Players delights for a decade at community dinner theatre
2019 marks 20th year for Summerside's Esther Finkle Fund’s Walk for Kids
Against all odds: Doctor and group rescue animals caught in conflict
Dr. Amir Khalil is not your average vet. The brave Egyptian doctor risks his life to rescue animals from war zones and their zoos of “sorrows and horrors.” Against the backdrop of political unrest, landmines and military, Khalil and ...
JILL ELLSWORTH: Millennials assemble — it’s time to vote
The federal election is just around the corner and, for the first time, everyone in the millennial demographic is old enough to head to the polls. So what exactly does that mean? This year, millennials make up the biggest group of ...
Celtic Colours on stage in Eskasoni
Eskasoni’s Emma Stevens, an Indigenous singer who gained international recognition after recording Paul McCartney’s song Blackbird in Mi’kmaq, opened the Unama’ki Mawui’mi: A Cape Breton Gathering by singing the song ...
Inaugural Great Northern Viking Festival showcases viking connection, fishery
GREAT NORTHERN PENINSULA, N.L. — The Great Northern Peninsula Viking Festival bookended the tourism season on the tip of the Northern Peninsula for the first time this past week. From Oct. 3-6, an assortment of events were held in L'Anse ...
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 ...
KEELYWOOD: Celebrity companies that I love
Quick! Someone call Ashton Kutcher and tell him that investing in tech is out and starting your own business is in. The first rule of being a celebrity is: Don’t tell anyone about your nose job, but the second rule is: Being rich is just a ...
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 ...
Fourth annual Haunted Farm starts Oct. 11 at Kool Breeze Farms in Summerside
With Halloween quickly approaching, the fourth annual Haunted Farm will be returning to Summerside, presented by the College of Piping. The tradition was started by the recently closed Spotlight School of Arts. Reasha Walsh, the ...
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. ...