Tag Archives: youth

making their mark: on downtown graffiti

On Saturday I was walking along the sidewalk in North Sydney, heading to the little office supply store that I buy from, Buffetts Office Pro. The main door is inset a little bit, and just off to the side there … 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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Sydney Poet Jesse Ferguson – “Ovation”

April is National Poetry Month. You can read more about it here at the website of The Academy of American Poets, but what you need to know, basically, is that it is a month-long, national celebration of poetry established by … Continue reading

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Youth Social Enterprise Boot Camp – A Kickass Time

Friday night: I was scared, a bit. Unsure of what this whole weekend was going to be like, and nervous to do my speech. I was trying to be kind and open, meet new people, get over my fears, and … Continue reading

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Youth Social Enterprise Boot Camp – My Speech

I spent this past weekend at an event called the “Youth Social Enterprise Boot Camp”. It was at Cape Breton University, and sponsored by other community organizations (which I’ll list in tomorrow’s post). I was a keynote speaker, but I … Continue reading

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My first speaking engagement

The registration deadline is coming up for a great event happening in Sydney next weekend! The event: The Youth Social Enterprise Boot Camp. Cost: free! Cape Breton University, in partnership with ACCSE and other local partners are  challenging 50 young Cape Bretoners … Continue reading

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Here we go.

Welcome to Dream Big Cape Breton. So what the heck is it? At the moment, it is me – Leah Noble – a twenty-something writer, going on a journalistic personal journey over and around the island, to seek out stories. … Continue reading

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