Social action: Black Lives Matter

Social action: Black Lives Matter

Change is long overdue Yet again in these troubling months, I don’t know where to start, what to write – even how to think. This has been a disturbing and frightening few days. On May 25, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man was killed by police in...
Nova Scotia Strong

Nova Scotia Strong

Nova Scotia StrongStaying strong – apart but together One week ago, on the morning of April 19, people across Nova Scotia were shocked and devastated to hear of an active shooter in Colchester Country.   We learned that the shooter was driving a fake RCMP...
It doesn’t happen here

It doesn’t happen here

It has been an unprecedented and difficult few days in Nova Scotia. On Sunday, a gunman terrorized a small community in rural Nova Scotia. Portapique is a picturesque community in Colchester County. It is an idyllic place that was little known, even within the...
Coping with physical distancing

Coping with physical distancing

Coming together.  Sharing. Learning.  Inspiring. In efforts to flatten the curve and reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus, most non-essential services are closed, and people are staying home as much as possible.    Group activities are...
Uncharted territory: Pandemic declared

Uncharted territory: Pandemic declared

Social Distancing.  Finding Community. Coming together by staying home. In the past two weeks, there have been significant and frightening changes in our communities and around the world.  It is difficult to even know where to start or what to write. As we...

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