April 2014 Archives

Changing Trains

Posted by Christina Harnett

Motherhood can be a maze of complex emotions, from euphoric highs to crushing lows.
It's been called the best job in the world...and the toughest.
Sometimes it's both, at the same time.
The CBC's Sarah Keaveny Vos brings us the story of a mother from Charlottetown who was forced to face her deepest fear, and ended up learning the greatest lessons of her life.

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* Catherine will be starting her new blog this week. We'll post a link when it's ready.

Bàocháng (Quid pro quo) Chinese Students in Halifax

Posted by Christina Harnett

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(picture courtesy David Zhang)

This week the CBC's Margot Brunelle brings us a story about why universities in the region are courting foreign students, and what those students bring to the cities in which they live.
Halifax has six universities, and the largest population of Chinese-born students in Atlantic Canada.
As you can imagine, that's something to which local businesses are paying close attention.


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A House Built To Last

Posted by Christina Harnett

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This week Pauline visits Larry and Sally Messenger at their fully accessible home in Mineville, Nova Scotia.

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