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T-60

Hi folks, Recently, I’ve been contemplating this 1556 map of New France by Giacomo Gastaldi. It’s based on work by Jacques Cartier and other explorers of the time. Canada may be turning 150 this year but its European roots go back almost 500 years. What preparations were undertaken for Cartier’s ¬†journey? What surprises did they encounter along the way? And …

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The Nova Scotia Nature Trust

I’m excited to announce that I’m working with the Nova Scotia Nature Trust. During my trip around the province this summer, I’ll be sharing stories through social media about the importance of land conservation. I’m also raising donations for the Nature Trust to help make conservation happen in Nova Scotia. My fundraising goal is $5,000 — just a hundred dollars …

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Ode to my P&H Cetus MV

After two years of a good relationship, I’ve decided to part with my Cetus MV. It belonged formerly to my friend, Christopher, with whom I’ve done some great trips with the boat. Most notably, this boat has been to the North Peninsula of Newfoundland and visited the relocated community of Harbour Deep. Material: composite construction with Diolen (high modulus polyester) …