Archive for April, 2022

Kings Bay Plowshares 7 (Source: Facebook)

Sacred Duty: Revisiting the Kings Bay Plowshares 7

April 6, 2022 at 10:51 am

If we assume that life is worth living and that man has a right to survive, then we must find an alternative to war. In a day when vehicles hurtle through outer space and guided ballistic missiles carve highways of death through the stratosphere, no nation can claim victory inRead More

Teacher training, Shiva Tattva Yoga School, India. (Photo by Shivatattvayoga, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

Yoga To Be Kidding!

April 6, 2022 at 10:49 am

I don’t know about you, maybe you jog 3km a day, and regularly bench your weight, but I personally have not exercised enough during the pandemic. Oh sure, it started out well enough with the intention to “work out, eat right and read more” but it fizzled over time. LifeRead More

Raspberry cane. (Photo by Madeline Yakimchuk)

Gardening Tips: Watch Your Step

April 6, 2022 at 10:47 am

Editor’s Note: This column first appeared on 4 April 2018.   What to do this week I took a walk in my back field this week. Now that the snow is pretty well gone, I was able to notice that my raspberry bushes need a bit of tending. This isRead More

In Praise of Party Poopers

In Praise of Party Poopers

April 6, 2022 at 10:45 am

Dear Editor, You know what’s wrong with Cape Breton Island? It’s not the seniors, who have been accused of not wanting economic development and jobs here. It’s not the unions, who have been accused of wanting their unions on every construction development. It’s not the high residential taxes or highRead More

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

April 1, 2022 at 12:30 pm

Bridging burning There’s a big update this week on Bridging Finance, the private debt lender that extended Membertou a $6.8 million loan in January 2020 to invest in Novaporte, promoter Albert Barbusci’s proposed Sydney harbor container terminal project (and that took what Barbusci termed a small equity stake of itsRead More