Category Archives: Environment

earth day birthday

The twenty-second of April is my birthday, and it’s also Earth Day. When I was maybe seven years old, one of my little friends who lived in Antigonish, where, apparently, there was a big annual Earth Day celebration, was visiting … Continue reading

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Can we talk about this?

I want to talk about climate change. Not all the time, not ad nauseum. I don’t want to focus on it manic-style, unable to do anything else but read the terrifying facts and guesses. I also want to fold my … Continue reading

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Q+A with Zac Tomas

1. How old are you? I’m 29 years old. 2. Cape Breton born and raised? Or recent transplant? (Plus whatever biographical details you feel like giving). Yeah, I was born and raised in CB, but after high school I headed … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday with Alicia Lake: Local Eating

This post originally appeared on Alicia’s blog, Cape Breton Local Food Adventure. She has kindly allowed me to republish it here. Well, once again the market season is here, and everyone is thinking about buying local! This year perhaps more … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Cleaning Up Your Neighbourhood

My friend Brian is notorious for cleaning up the neighbourhood where he lives – he takes truckloads of garbage bags to the dump every couple of months – so a month ago I asked if he would write a post … Continue reading

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