STORIES IN STONE: St. Andrews Area Inukshuk

The word inuksuk means “something which acts for or performs the function of a person”. The word comes from the morphemes inuk (“person”) and -suk (“ersatz” or “substitute”). It is pronounced inutsukin Nunavik and the southern part of Baffin Island (see Inuit phonology for the linguistic reasons). In many of the central Nunavut dialects, it … Continue reading

SHORT STORIES: Storm Warning!! Storm Warning!! Storm Warning!!

Guest post from Posted on April 15, 2012 by Art Have I told you about Willis Doughty and his son Everett Doughty from Deer Island? The guys who bought the family carrier, “Lois and Isabel”  later in her life? Well, … Continue reading

ALGONQUIN HOTEL LAYOFFS: When a community sells its assets it has no future?

Algonquin hotel workers given layoff notices Historic resort was sold by N.B. March 23 CBC News Posted: Mar 31, 2012 7:31 PM AT Last Updated: Mar 31, 2012 7:53 PM AT The new owners of the Algonquin Hotel and Resort … Continue reading

BUSINESS: Historic Algonquin Hotel sale finalized – New Brunswick – CBC News

CBC News Posted: Mar 23, 2012 2:11 PM AT The historic Algonquin Hotel has been sold to a consortium of companies. The New Brunswick government has sold the historic Algonquin Hotel and Resort in St. Andrews to New Castle Hotels and … Continue reading

BUSINESS: Algonquin hotel may have new buyer

CBC News  Posted: Dec 1, 2011 5:49 PM AT Last Updated: Dec 1, 2011 5:36 PM AT Supply and Services Minister Claude Williams says the province is in serious negotiations with a potential buyer. (CBC)The provincial government may have found a buyer for … Continue reading