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Alyce MacLean and the “Making a Difference” project

My rad friend Alyce MacLean, a native of Sydney, has recently started her radio career by interviewing people who are choosing to make their lives on Cape Breton, for CBC’s afternoon show Mainstreet. The series is called Making a Difference, and you … Continue reading

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Q+A with Daniel Harris

Q+A is a new feature on Dream Big Cape Breton. These are interviews done over the Internet, via email or Facebook. I send someone 10 questions, they write back their responses! It’s quicker and saves time and fuel. The questions … Continue reading

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Q+A with Alicia Penney

Q+A is a new feature on Dream Big Cape Breton. How it works: I pick one local person, send them ten questions,  and then after several emails back and forth between us, we’ve got ourselves a Q+A! If you would … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times – A Trip to North Shore

Last Friday I had to drive from my home in Baddeck to Wreck Cove for a meeting. I’m on the board of directors for the Cabot Trail Writers Festival, and myself and another board member are working on a project for the … Continue reading

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The Luthier and the Librarian: Brian Dean and Erin Phillips

Brian Dean and Erin Phillips live in Whitney Pier with their 4-month old daughter, Miriel. On one of the coldest days of the so-far mild winter, Feb 13th , I drive through Sydney and out to the Pier for a … Continue reading

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From the UK to North Sydney – The Hancocks

Morwenna Hancock and her family moved to Cape Breton from England, intending to stay only a short while on their way British Columbia, but liked it so much they are now putting down roots here. A mutual friend referred Morwenna … Continue reading

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Beer, boards and babies – Jeremy and Melanie White

I met Melanie and Jeremy White at a yoga class last year, and soon began seeing them at the Baddeck Community Farmer’s Market, too. They were enthusiastic when I approached them for an interview, and even traveled to my home … Continue reading

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