•   by GREG LOCKE Originally published November 11, 2016 ST JOHN’S, Newfoundland – I can’t do Remembrance Day anymore. Just don’t have it in me. I don’t mean it to be disrespectful. In fact, my respect is infinite. I have had relatives

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  •   by Deborah Jones (originally published November 11, 2020) VANCOUVER, BC – Remembrance in COVID Time. Cenotaphs closed. Veterans cloistered. Citizens warned to stay away, safe from the pandemic. It’s a day off work in many places, but with so many now

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  • VANCOUVER, B.C. – Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation saw a national outpouring of grief and anger over indigenous residential schools, and the genocide of Canada’s aboriginal peoples. Now that the day’s drums are stilled, the joined voices of lament

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  • BONAVISTA, Newfoundland – While there are massive music concerts and arts festivals all over the world, usually in urban areas, that attract thousands of people, often those in remote and out-of-the-way places offer a more engaging and immersive experience. The Bonavista Biennale

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Liberal’s lose poll lead in election 2021 gamble

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  OTTAWA – When Justin Trudeau called the federal election 2021 on August the 15th, with still two years left in his mandate, the federal Liberal party had a nearly 10-point lead over the Conservative party. He took a gamble that the public would look positively on this government’s Covid-19 response, and that the Delta variant fourth wave would not

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Bonavista Biennale beckons

BONAVISTA, Newfoundland – While there are massive music concerts and arts festivals all over the world, usually in urban areas, that attract thousands of people, often those in remote and out-of-the-way places offer a more engaging and immersive experience. The

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San Miguel de Allende: “NAFTA of Literary Festivals” 

By Brian Brennan March, 2018 “Meet acclaimed Canadian authors in San Miguel!” said the invitation. How could one resist? According to the program, three of the seven keynote speakers at this year’s Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival in San Miguel de