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Captain Cyril and the Whale Watch–Bay St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia

  What is it about a road that makes you want to follow it to the end? The tiny scratch meanders aimlessly across the map until it bumps into an impassable something: an ocean or a chasm or a tractless waste. What’s at the road’s end? Does someone live there? Is it awesomely beautiful or […]

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The Hookers of Chéticamp

  At the turn of the last century, families in Chéticamp were large. Livelihood was uncertain—mostly hard won from the sea, the land, and the forest. Life was hardscrabble. So what did the wives and mothers of Chéticamp do to bring in extra pocket money? They became hookers. And over time, the hookers of Chéticamp […]

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