Cow Brand Baking Soda

Why use commercial brands like After Bite for stings and mosquito bites.  The tried-and-true COW BRAND has the same ingredients.

Del Bel band on Q March 6, 2015

The Southern Ontario 15-musician band has a Hollywood collaboration as its backstory, as reported in Toronto’s NOW magazine: It’s a bit of a cliché to describe a band that deals in eerie atmospherics and dark blues as “cinematic,” but in the case of Del Bel it’s not only accurate – it’s literal. Bandleader Tyler Belluz […]

Molly Lee Wong — Was she Antigonish’s first Professional Woman Photographer?

Mary Rose Wong like the rest of her family grew up in the restaurant business on Main Street, Antigonish.  Mary Rose’s mother, Molly Lee Wong, was an accomplished cook and  baker, but her talent as a photographer is another groundbreaking story.  Mary Rose recalls her mother’s very own dark room where she would watch her mother at work.  Molly […]

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 […]

Update on Imagine Antigonish in The Casket, November 5, 2014 Emily Hiltz interviewed us in the Antigonish Heritage Museum, and how skilfully she has crafted this story from our far-ranging conversation.  We chose this banner for the photo deliberately because it represents the diversity of the Antigonish community — the Mi’kmaq, Acadians, Dutch, Chinese, Scots — and the co-op housing movement.    And look […]