Category Archives: Business ideas

five things i learned from: a hackathon

I’m interrupting the “Photo A Day” series to bring you some radness!! So remember a week and a half ago when I told you all about the Marcato Hackathon and how I was going to enter it? Well, I did … Continue reading

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Brenna MacNeil: Graphic Design and I Love Cape Breton

What do you do if you find out that someone else is doing a similar-but-different product as you, on the other side of the island, and not only that, but that they’ve actually been doing it longer? Well, you support … Continue reading

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hack it!

I’m going to Build Something Awesome! At least, I’m going to try. I’m absolutely not a developer, but I am a designer, and I’ve been dipping my toes in the development “pool” lately, at work, learning some PHP for a database project. … Continue reading

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Q+A with Emily Chafe and Steve Rankin

1. Name, age, where you live? Emily Chafe, 27, Glencoe. Steve Rankin, 30, Glencoe. 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplants? (And however much biographical info you feel like giving.) I (Emily) was raised in Port Hawkesbury and Steve … Continue reading

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a trip to Blue Heron Farm

Two weeks ago I drove out to Gardiner Mines after work, to visit with Marc Vassallo on his (and his parents’) organic veggie farm. It was an overcast day and there was a bit of drizzle, but I put on my … Continue reading

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a meal at The Bite House

Back in August I was invited to a birthday party for my rad friend Adele LeBlanc, to be held at the Bite House Restaurant. The Bite House is the new venture of chef Bryan Picard. (Read here where I interviewed … Continue reading

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Q+A with Chef Shaun Zwarun

Three weeks ago when I went for a meal at Kiju’s, I got to sit down with Membertou Trade and Convention Centre’s Executive Chef, Shaun Zwarun, for a chat. We met up in the morning, and sat in a special events’ … Continue reading

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