Category Archives: Mi’kmaq communities

eating local at kiju’s, part 1

Last week I went to a local restaurant, Kiju’s, for a meal. Long story short: delicious! Today’s post is all about the food we ate, and next week on the blog, I’ll share the chat I had with the Executive Chef there, … Continue reading

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Q+A: Angelo Spinazzola

 I’ve known Angelo for over ten years now, ever since I used to work for Deanie Cox when she ran her shop “Shape Shift” in North River. My best friends Will and Claire and my brother Mat worked for Angelo … Continue reading

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Q+A with Wayne McKay

Wayne McKay is another one of those people that I became friends with online, and I haven’t yet had the chance to meet him in “real life.” But I know that when I do, we’ll have lots to chat about. … Continue reading

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Weekly Link Round-up

This week the Dream Big Facebook group was fairly active, with group members sharing links to various things happening in Cape Breton. Once a week I try and round up these links in a list here on the blog. The … Continue reading

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“It’s amazing what art can do”

Last week I was reading the local paper for Victoria County, the Victoria Standard. There was a piece about the First Nations community Wagmatcook, which is the closest First Nations community to Baddeck, where I live. The piece mentioned a … Continue reading

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