Category Archives: Q+A

risk takers: Hailey Isadore

I’ve started a new interview series on the blog, called “Risk Takers.” The reason is that I’m feeling “poised” these days, on the edge of whatever will come after I graduate in the spring from my two-year design program at NSCC. (Will … Continue reading

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risk takers: jenni welsh

I’m starting a new interview series on the blog. I’m feeling “poised” these days, on the edge of whatever will come after I graduate in the spring from my two-year design program at NSCC. (A job? Where? My own business? … Continue reading

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Q+A with David Williams & Faith Dodd

Name: David Williams and Faith Dodd Age: 36 and 37 Hometown: Dave – born in Newfoundland and grew up in Clarenville, now calls Sydney (Westmount) home. Faith – born in Baddeck and grew up all over the place and now calls Sydney (Westmount) … Continue reading

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Q+A with Bill Conall

I first met Bill about five years ago when I decided I wanted to have a writers’ group in Baddeck. I had put up ads around town, including in the credit union, the library and the laundromat. Not long after … Continue reading

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Lobsterfisherwoman: Armenia “Amy” MacInnis

Name:  Armenia MacInnis Age: 31 Hometown:  Breton Cove When did you start lobster fishing?  I started lobster fishing about ten years ago when my dad needed some extra hands and I needed a job,  then six years ago I bought my … Continue reading

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Q+A with David Greenwell

Let’s start off with your background – why did you move to Mabou? What instigated that move? Short answer to both questions: 1) the music  2) Mary Janet MacDonald. Long answer: (First, some relevant background) :  I was born in … Continue reading

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Q+A: Bailey Chapman

1. How old are you? I am 20 years old. 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplant? (Plus whatever biographical details you feel like giving – age, education background, employment background, hobbies, family, etc). I am born and raised … 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 Vince Forrestall

Vince Forrestall is Victoria County’s Naturally Active Physical Activity Strategy Coordinator. He lives in Baddeck. This weekend he is hosting the First Annual Victoria County Relay for Health, along with the Victoria County Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation. It will be part … Continue reading

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Q+A with Dawn and Margie Beaton

1. What’s your age? Margie and I are in our latter 20s….two old cailleachs! 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplant? (Plus whatever biographical details you feel like giving). Cape Breton born, raised and rooted, all the way.  We’re … Continue reading

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