NEW Mi’kmaq Colouring Page

Colourful Culture This drawing is the work of Newfoundland Mi’kmaq artist Marcus Gosse, a member of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band. His grandmother, Alice Maude Gosse (nee Benoit) is a Mi’kmaq Elder from Red Brook (Welbooktoojech) on the Port au Port Peninsula.  Marcus’ work has been exhibited in the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in…

Why do we cross our fingers for good luck?

by Linda Browne Whether you think they’re downright foolishness, or you’re one of those folks who’d literally go out of your way to avoid crossing the path of a black cat or having to walk under a ladder, you can’t deny the intrigue of superstitions. And even if you’re not a believer, you might find…

Easy Easter Dessert

No matter your age, everyone enjoys something sweet at Easter! Here’s an easy-to-make festive delight! Mini Cheesecake Bird’s Nests 1 cup Oreo crumbs 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp sugar, divided 3 tbsp butter, melted 3 (8oz) pkg cream cheese, softened 1 tsp vanilla Milk chocolate blocks for shaving 54 mini eggs Preheat oven to 325°F….

All-Star Adventure

The unforgettable worldly experience of the 1956-57 Pee Wees. By Danny Corcoran, Quispamsis, NB When Newfoundland joined Canada in 1949, the city of St. John’s only had two ice facilities: St. Bon’s Forum and St. John’s Curling Club. The old Prince’s Rink, home to the various hockey leagues, had burned in 1941 and was not…

Hold Fast Lookout

A small town finds a unique way to honour a hometown hero, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald. By Nicola Ryan From a lookout on the Black’s Brook Trail in Trinity, Bonavista Bay, you can cast your gaze over the community below and out through the narrows that lead to scattered rocky islands. Before resettlement of those small…