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Urban/Rural Divide Widening in Broadband

The gap between urban and rural broadband continues and unfortunately it is widening. In 2006,  it was 10-20 megabits for download  speeds (Cable) in urban cities and 1.0-1.5 Mbps or less for rural (DSL  & dial-up).  152 more words


Nor'easter nails Nova Scotia & Newfoundland

A Nor’easter barely brushed Southeast New Brunswick with about 12 cm of snow in Greater Moncton.

Halifax, the eastern shore of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island bore the brunt of the storm in the Maritimes with up to 30 cm of snow and blowing snow. 24 more words

Greater Moncton

Nor'easter to brush Maritimes

A low pressure system from the Great Lakes will merge with a low moving up the U.S. Eastern Seaboard to form a Nor’easter.

The storm will brush the Maritimes tomorrow bringing heavy snow to eastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. 25 more words

Environment Canada

The Amazing Moment When We Created A Course & the World Showed Up

That First Monday

 It was midnight on Monday night, and I found myself sitting in my darkened living room, looking out at the water, holding a cup of tea, and scrolling through the hundreds of tweets, messages, and Facebook posts. 1,548 more words

Booking Begins

It is now 6 months until we leave on our trip to the USA and Canada so the planning and booking has begun in earnest. 164 more words


Cape Breton Island

The most beautiful island in Canada.

In just a few days, I fell in love with Cape Breton Island’s sweeping vistas, delicious seafood, and the welcoming Celtic culture.


Off Gridding - Cape Breton Island

So the original plan, some twelve years back, was to build a cottage on our land in Cape Breton.  But things change, Florida happened, and the cottage plan went on the back burner – not forgotten, but paused.   783 more words