• By Deborah Jones, Greg Locke HALIFAX, NS – Alexa McDonough, the trailblazing politician who led both the Nova Scotia and federal NDP, has died at age 77 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Jan 15, 2022. Born Alexa Ann Shaw in

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  • VANCOUVER, B.C. – Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation saw a national outpouring of grief and anger over indigenous residential schools, and the genocide of Canada’s aboriginal peoples. Now that the day’s drums are stilled, the joined voices of lament

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  • BONAVISTA, Newfoundland – While there are massive music concerts and arts festivals all over the world, usually in urban areas, that attract thousands of people, often those in remote and out-of-the-way places offer a more engaging and immersive experience. The Bonavista Biennale

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Alexa McDonough dies at age 77

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By Deborah Jones, Greg Locke HALIFAX, NS – Alexa McDonough, the trailblazing politician who led both the Nova Scotia and federal NDP, has died at age 77 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Jan 15, 2022. Born Alexa Ann Shaw in Ottawa on August 11, 1944. She married the late Peter McDonough in Halifax in 1966. She began a

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Bonavista Biennale beckons

BONAVISTA, Newfoundland – While there are massive music concerts and arts festivals all over the world, usually in urban areas, that attract thousands of people, often those in remote and out-of-the-way places offer a more engaging and immersive experience. The

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San Miguel de Allende: “NAFTA of Literary Festivals” 

By Brian Brennan March, 2018 “Meet acclaimed Canadian authors in San Miguel!” said the invitation. How could one resist? According to the program, three of the seven keynote speakers at this year’s Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival in San Miguel de