The past and the present collide in THE ROSE - a short, dramatic film written by Dan Yakimchuk PhD, and directed by Glace Bay filmmaker, Kenn Crawford. The Rose tells the heartfelt story of a tormented man who, after years of drug and alcohol abuse, puts a loaded gun to his … [Read more...] about The Rose premiere February 28
I remember a Canada Day in my youth spent on Parliament Hill. It was the best Canada Day ever! I waited all day to be front row to see Roch Voisine and I watched as Mr. Dress Up became a Canadian citizen. The biggest thrill was getting to shake Mr. Dress Up’s hand after the … [Read more...] about A Message to My Canada: Happy 150th!
You know sometimes you go off in one direction thinking you are going to write a story about something and a whole new pile of information presents itself and you end up going in a completely different direction. It was only recently at a Storytellers Workshop that I figured out … [Read more...] about Who Was Larry Shanahan? By Lila Carson
Carroll’s drugstore, established in 1930, by two brothers, Evans and Russell Carroll, at the time they were building the Macadonis Block. The famous corner not only housed Carroll’s drugstore but a shoe repair business, an insurance company called Dryden and Bates, a lawyer and a … [Read more...] about The Carroll’s Legacy: An Interview with Donald Ferguson
When you think of Reserve Mines today, many people often skip over the truth that Reserve Mines is a community of firsts from first housing group, library, credit union and yes even a community race horse named Lambert Todd, the first ever community owned race horse in North … [Read more...] about A Community Of Firsts from Credit Union to Lambert Todd