Fly Me to the Moon

  Craig Dobbin’s CHC Helicopters swoops in to buy any rival or fly any mission, including sorties into war-torn Rwanda and the turbulent waters of the North Sea.   By Deborah JonesST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland, Canada, 1994 When pilot Richard Barrette signed on with

The Rankin Family

Nothing – politicians, fame, or drunks – fazes this Canadian Celtic folk band, named group of the year at the 1993 Canadian Country Music Awards By DEBORAH JONESBADDECK, Nova Scotia, Canada 1993 It’s late afternoon on a hot August day, and several

Calm, cool and collected: Catherine Callbeck

Catherine Callbeck, the first woman to be elected premier of a Canadian province, comes from a world where hard work and attention to duty count for more than easy sound bites — and a lack of charisma may be an asset. By Deborah JonesSUMMERSIDE,

Spider Robinson moves on

Sci-Fi writer Spider Robinson used to say home was “wherever I plug in my stereo and computer.” To his astonishment it hurts to leave “this cold, grey town, which starves its artists and then imports its art from points west . .

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