Mi’kmaq Colouring Page

Colour and Learn Mi’kmaq Words! 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…

Mental Wellness in the Offshore

How one rig worker is advocating for mental health support in offshore workplaces.By Nicola Ryan Life offshore is not for the faint of heart – it’s a tough industry for workers and their families. Steve Tizzard has worked in a communications, weather and ice management role on Hibernia for nearly 25 years, and he is…

Youngtree & The Blooms

Fresh Tracks – New Music Talk with Wendy Rose As I sit down to write a review of Youngtree & The Blooms new self-titled album, I’m wondering exactly what Peter Willie Youngtree is up to right now. Last time we chatted, Peter was on the way to a silent retreat – a seemingly unlikely place…

Making Ends Meet

Where does the expression “make ends meet” come from?by Linda Browne From gas to groceries to, well, pretty much everything – being alive is an expensive endeavour these days! And while some may be feeling the financial pinch more than others, most would likely agree that the ability to “make ends meet” is becoming increasingly…