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Discovering Prince Edward Island and Buying a House at the End of the World

Holly Robinson | Posted 10.02.2016 | Travel
Holly Robinson

A few years after first discovering Prince Edward Island as a single mom with two young children, I invited my second husband, Dan, to see the island for the first time. I was beyond nervous. What if Dan saw this island and shrugged his shoulders?

To Cape Breton Island on Friday the 13th: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 5

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.18.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Except that today is Friday the 13th, we're about an hour out of Halifax, some sensor or other has started ringing like a telephone, the driver has pulled over and is in urgent phone powwow with bus HQ -- and he's blaming Friday the 13th for our miscarriage.

Favorite Finds From Folk Alliance 2013: The Canadians

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Every year in February, Folk Alliance International brings together folk musicians, promoters, labels, organizers, agents, managers, DJs, journalists, and other folk lovers, for a giant trade show and music showcase.

A New Foodie Festival In Canada

Jill Fergus | Posted 01.02.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

Right Some Good is the brainchild of Montreal-born Pearleen Mofford, who spent summers at her family's Cape Breton hotel and wanted to develop an idea to bring more visitors to Nova Scotia.