September 2010 Archives

The Cooke Family

Posted by Christina Harnett

Woody Woods is our guide as we meet an African-Nova Scotia family celebrating its 225th anniversary!

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John (Appleseed) Stuart

Posted by Christina Harnett



Three decades ago, the town of Wolfville, Nova Scotia was facing the same fate as many Maritime communities.

Thousands of its gorgeous trees had been devastated by Dutch Elm disease. The town could re-plant SOME, but not all of them.

That's when John Stuart stepped in...over the years he's planted thousands of trees...both in Wolfville and across the region. For free. People call him a modern Johnny Appleseed. But it's a calling whose seed was planted generations ago.

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The CBC's Melissa Friedman brings us a profile of John on this week's Maritime Magazine..

The Other Side of the Fist

Posted by Christina Harnett

Freelancer Lezlie Lowe has covered stories about violence against women, but she'd never talked to the other side; she'd never spoken to a man who abused.

Until she met Jason.

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Here is a link for information about the New Start program.