EXPLORE: Fort Anne National Historic Site

Fort Anne Attraction: Historic Fort Location: Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia GPS:  44.7416666667,-65.5152777778 Access: Fort Anne is maintained by Parks Canada and is limited by opening hours and/or entry charge. Where to Eat: Restaurants Where to Stay: Accommodations Where to Play: … Continue reading

OPINION: The real culture of dependency: In defence of Atlantic Canada

BY KAREN FOSTER BRIAN FOSTER | MAY 31, 2012 http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/behind-numbers/2012/05/real-culture-dependency-defence-atlantic-canada “Is the EI system making it more attractive to not work?” That’s the (attempt at) thought-provoking (or fire-stoking) title of a recentNational Post piece, written in the aftermath of Jim Flaherty‘s intellectually lazy and socially … Continue reading

POLITICS: Wow! Even the Yanks are noticing Harper’s moves … and worrying!

Americans tend to be absorbed with our domestic concerns and less informed of developments with our neighbors than vice versa.  However, recent events in Canada, especially on the environmental front, should command more of our attention. To implement its new … Continue reading

POLITICS: New EI Rules expected to impact farmers and fishermen.

May 25, 2012 – 4:11am BY SELENA ROSS David Tupper, the co-owner of Dasygale Farm and Vineyard in Middleton, agrees with Human Resources Minister Diane Finley on some things. It would be nice to see Nova Scotians dropping off their resumes … Continue reading

POLITICS: ACOA Dumps Regional Economic Development Agencies – Time for the 99% to “go it alone”? PART 1

No surprise really, but I was still startled somewhat to see the article online at CBC.ca that ACOA is dumping all of the regional economic development organizations or REDOs as they seem to like calling them. That’s all of them! … Continue reading

ENERGY: So why are we rushing to Hell?

I’m working on a piece about my life journey in Eden and how it is now my belief that we are on a path to creating a total living Hell. In the process of preparing this, I can across a … Continue reading

VISITORS: Eurasian Widgeon reported at Saint’s Rest Marsh. Snow Goose at Keswick.

This past winter saw numerous unusual bird species arriving in New Brunswick and the trend is, apparently, continuing with this beautiful Eurasian species. Reporting to Nature NB, Gilbert Bouchard has identified “a Male EURASIAN WIDGEON – Canard Siffleur” in the … Continue reading

LNG: Downeast LNG continues FERC application – Canada opposes tankers in Head Harbour Passage.

Related articles LNG: Downeast LNG, misinformation and reality at Passamaquoddy Bay (bayoffundy.ca) Split Rock – The Spirit of Quoddy (bayoffundy.ca) … Continue reading