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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Top Canadian Fiddler and Supporter of the Music Dies at His Festival

Passing: Top Canadian Fiddler and Supporter of the Music Dies at His Festival

The man who helped turned an empty farm field into one of the top fiddle festivals in Atlantic Canada has died. Peter Chaisson of nearby Bear River collapsed Sunday while doing what he loved – playing or listening to fiddle music, wrote the Guardian of PEI. He was 72. The heavy downpour on the final Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 21, 20156:18 pm
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Journeys Into Ken Dryden Writes about a Touching Letter

Ken Dryden Writes about a Touching Letter

Professional athletes receive many requests – from appearances to autographs, et. al. Demands are made upon them and their time. I was always impressed how generous Jean Beliveau always was with his time and spirit. We are told that pro athletes are not role models. The example Mr. Beliveau set was important to me and Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 18, 201511:42 am
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Journeys Into Canadians’ Sense of Belonging

Canadians’ Sense of Belonging

Most Canadians feel a stronger sense of belonging to their country than their province or community — and for many immigrants, their country of origin, according to Statistics Canada’s new General Social Survey on Social Identity based on 2013 data from people aged 15 years and older. This article in The National Post’s looked at Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 9, 20158:33 pm
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Journeys Into Recalling the History & Heritage of a SW Manitoba Community

Recalling the History & Heritage of a SW Manitoba Community

An interesting festival caught our attention. The summary read: See the red-serge uniforms of the North West Mounted Police against the blue prairie sky. Kick up your heels to the music of Mark Morisseau, the best Métis fiddler in the land. Have flashbacks watching the retro-fashion show of glad rags spanning the 20th century. Smell Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 8, 20154:29 pm