Spawned by the Moratorium

A new short film explores the cod moratorium’s ripple effect through the lens of one fisherman. We sit in on their chat as the creators discuss their inspiration. The animated short-film, Last Fish, First Boat, tells the story of the 1992 cod moratorium through the eyes of fifth-generation fisherman, Eugene Maloney. When the federal government shutters…

Artist Spotlight: Turning Beachcombing into a Business

By Chantel Murrin It’s easy to understand why a province as colourful as Newfoundland and Labrador is home to so many artists. There’s inspiration everywhere you turn. For local artist Jon White, it was a family trip to Twillingate in the summer of 2018 that inspired him to get creative. After an outing to a…

Recipe: Sweet & Spicy Chicken Burger with Waffle Bun

Hoping to be declared the burger king or queen at the next backyard BBQ? Here’s a recipe that will have your guests flipping over your skills! Sweet & Spicy Chicken Burger with Waffle Bun 2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless 4 Belgian waffles, lightly toasted Lettuce Dredge: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup cornmeal 1 tsp chili flakes 1…

Fresh Tracks with Justin Fancy

Wendy Rose talks with Justin Fancy about his new album, Sure Beats a Good Time Hailing from Conception Bay South, NL, it’s hard to know whether to call Justin Fancy a townie or a bayman, based on his proximity to the province’s capital city. There’s one title that Fancy holds without any debate: award-winning yet still-rising star…

Life After Loss: the Legacy of Five Men Lost at Sea

By Mariah Pardy Tragedies happen every day, but when one strikes a small town, everyone feels it. On February 3, 2003, a dark cloud of grief rolled in and covered the small fishing town of Musgrave Harbour. It was the day that families lost their brother, father, grandpa, husband, friend, and so much more than…