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Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Lobster Fishery

Lobster fishers in Canada must be licensed; the fishery is regulated by the federal government, with an eye to conservation of the stock. The fishing season, lobster size, trap design, and number of traps are all designated by the regulator. There are no new licenses being created to join the lobster fishery; new license holders […]

The People And Their Art

In the 1970s a new in-migration began. Young people, coming mostly from central Canada and the U.S., came to the area looking for a place to settle. They found the local citizens welcoming and willing to share their talents and skills, so they moved into the abandoned homesteads. Some became fishermen’s helpers. Others planted trees. […]

Take Aim at Highland Bow & Arrow

See original link here on WGo – Cape Breton’s Go & Do Guide. WRITTEN BY SHERRY D. RAMSEY Zip! Boing! Thunk! Hear those sounds? No, you’re not in the middle of a comic book fight scene. You’re learning archery at Highland Bow & Arrow, under the instruction and guidance of owner and operator Jay Rawding. […]

Have you heard of the TimeBank?

Time Bank is a web-based tool that brings real life connection! We are proud to see the progress of new members and most importantly, the activities and tasks that are shared between neighbors. Here are a couple updates. Over 100 hours of exchanges Exchanges have included gardening, pet sitting, meal prep, wood stacking, and even just […]

Protesting the rate increases of the Englishtown Ferry

This is an article written by David Jala which was published in the Cape Breton Post in April of 2015. Click here for the original link. ENGLISHTOWN — Preschoolers Aven Murphy and Ellanor Burns are best friends who live on either side of the Englishtown ferry crossing. The two young girls were among the 150 people who braved […]

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