COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: A model for community owned tidal development in the Bay of Fundy

I have long preached about the importance of communities owning and developing their own resources rather than the constant give-aways. Here is a model from Nova Scotia showing how this can be done today. This is for tidal energy but … Continue reading

HISTORY: From bootleggers to shipbuilding, Tell Tale Productions Inc. presents a new production Sunday December 9th

TV DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES SHIPBUILDING LEGACY IN THE MARITIMES Halifax, Nova Scotia – December 4, 2012 It’s a chapter of history mostly forgotten, not just across Canada but even in the Maritime provinces themselves. Shipbuilding – like fishing – is an … Continue reading

HISTORY: Missed the Rum Running features on Land & Sea … Ehhh? Here’s the link.

Well I got pulled away half-way through this interesting features. But fortunately, it’s now up on the CBC website. You can view it at the following link: http://www.cbc.ca/landandsea/2012/02/rum-runners.html … Continue reading

TIDAL ENERGY: NS Power gives up berth at tidal energy test site in the Bay of Fundy

  February 17, 2012 – 8:20pm BY BRETT BUNDALE BUSINESS REPORTER Nova Scotia Power has given up its underwater spot at a tidal energy test site in the Bay of Fundy. A spokeswoman for parent company Emera said Friday the … Continue reading

HISTORY: Rum Running from the French Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon

My Island relatives did this. Did yours? One way or the other you won’t want to miss: TV DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES ATLANTIC CANADA’S ROLE IN PROHIBITION Halifax, Nova Scotia – February 7, 2012 – Adventure, danger, fast money. Sounds like the script for … Continue reading