River John: Through our Eyes


Local writers Linda Little and Monica Graham will help celebrate local pride by giving readings at the final reception and art exhibition for this fantastic community event! Artist Joy Laking believes art changes lives and perceptions. An award-winning professional whose gallery is situated near Great Village in rural Nova Scotia, she‘s been painting scenes of rural coastal life in communities in Atlantic Canada and around the…

We're All In This Together

Amy Jones at the Halifax Central Library


A woman goes over a waterfall. A video goes viral. A family goes into meltdown. And that’s just the first 24 hours. Welcome to the Parker family. Like all families, the Parkers of Thunder Bay have had their share of complications. But when matriarch Kate Parker miraculously survives plummeting over a waterfall in a barrel — a feat captured on a video that goes viral — it’s…