Danny Graham, CEO, Engage Nova Scotia

Who remembers that Danny Graham as a StFX student, when he was the President of the Students’ Union and  Residence Director of MacDonald House on lower campus? Watch the video for a glimpse of his X ring.

Under the Dome:

A man and his dog, both wearing masks, walk along a small alley on a hazy day in Beijing. China’s capital raised its four-tiered alert system to “orange” for the first time on February 20, 2015. (REUTERS/Legal Evening/Liu Chang) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhIZ50HKIp0 http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-march-4-2015-1.2981015/under-the-dome-confronts-china-s-dire-air-pollution-crisis-1.2981025 Chai Jing, the filmmaker of Under the Dome, is interviewed on CBC Radio’s The […]

Photographer Christian Berthelot captures the Raw Images of Birth

“Far from the clichés and platitudes, I wanted to show us, as we are when we are born,” photographer Christian Berthelot explains in his artist statement. Far from the pristine images of rosy-cheeked babies we’re often used to digesting, Berthelot’s raw photographs capture babies as almost alien creatures — naked, screaming and drenched in bodily juices.   […]

Antigonish Jail closes January 2015

The new 196-bed Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Priestville, Pictou County, near New Glasgow and Thorburn, is set to open next month and will replace both the Amherst jail and the 17-bed Antigonish Correctional Facility. “This week, we began transferring offenders,” said Tim Carroll, superintendent of the new Pictou County jail. “By the end […]

The Angelina Effect

http://healthland.time.com/2013/05/15/the-angelina-effect-times-new-cover-image-revealed/http://   The Angelina Effect represents Angelina Jolie in black and white on the cover of Time Magazine May 15, 2013, in which she announces her double mastectomy and raises awareness and dialogue about genetic testing for the Breast Cancer gene.  Why black and white? Because it has more impact than colour?

Where are the Cooperative Arts in the 36 Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada?

The 14 Banners of Imagine Antigonish  illustrate 14 essential conditions for healthy community, rather than core competencies. Still do  you find it hard hard to fathom as I do, that 3000 public health practitioners across Canada did not identify engagement with the arts as a core competency?   Also noticeable that not a single visual to […]