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The wheels are in motion.

Today we’re departing on what will be a record-breaking journey for us, the longest road trip yet by both mileage and time away from home. Over the next 24 days we’ll travel more than 4,500 miles through nine U.S. 368 more words


Cross-Canada canoe expedition makes stop in Saskatoon

Mike Ranta is spending most of this year in a canoe to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.

The Ontario resident is over three months into his seven-month canoe trip – one that will last 214 days. 352 more words


St. Anns Bank off Cape Breton designated as protected area by DFO

Six years after being selected as an area of interest for a Marine Protected Area (MPA), St. Anns Bank off Cape Breton Island has been declared an MPA to conserve and protect the habitats and species in the area, including the endangered leatherback turtle. 775 more words


283 - Cape Breton Island

A vacation in Nova Scotia without a trip to Cape Breton Island, the Highlands and the Cabot trail must be close to the equivalent of shooting yourself in the foot.   22 more words

St. Alphonsus Catholic

St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church commands attention at the top of a hill overlooking Sydney Harbor in Nova Scotia, Canada.  It was built in 1916 and closed less than a century later in 2007.   54 more words


Cape Breton drenched again

Parts of Cape Breton Island were flooded by a deluge of rain barely six months ago – Thanksgiving weekend – and this week it’s happening again. 77 more words


A Guide to Cape Breton Island

Take a drive on the wild side with a visit to Cape Breton Island on the northern tip of Nova Scotia. With its soaring cliffs, bountiful seas and a heady mix of Gaelic, Acadian and Mi’kmaq cultures, this vast land delivers a Maritimes experience like no other. 79 more words