The Journal Pioneer
Summerside native finds healing through words
RESILIENCE AT WORK: Steps to keep your r-battery fully charged
The road to fat acceptance
Prince Edward Island family spends almost entire year travelling to 20 different countries, embracing the new lifestyles
What you say matters
Abady Alzahrani Finding freedom through dance in Halifax
Speak the language, save the culture: Working to preserve Mi’kmaw in Nova Scotia
Growing up on the Sipekne'katik First Nation in Nova Scotia, (formerly known as Shubenacadie), Bryson Syliboy was discouraged from learning Mi’kmaw, Mi’kmaq, his people's traditional language. He wasn’t alone. Syliboy, ...
BARRIERS TO LIVING WELL: Muster support on your journey from behaviour to habit
My last article started a series on barriers to successfully building a habit. ...
Cape Breton couple perfects off-grid living
PIPERS GLEN, INVERNESS COUNTY –- Off-grid living for Jim Mustard and Margaret Thompson started with kerosene lamps and car batteries in the early 1980s. They didn’t have much choice. Moving to Cape Breton from Alberta, where the ...
Kids getting in touch with nature at Nova Scotia's Open Air Learning
Amanda Bostlund believes in the power of nature and free play, and is the proud owner of Open Air Learning in South Shore, Nova Scotia. Open Air Learning offers experiential, nature-based programming including forest kindergarten, overnight camps for ...
Artist profile: Halifax's Tess Conley
I’m proud of the fact that Atlantic Canadians are known as friendly and polite. I love to come from a place that values kindness. I’m also happy to be ...
Last Stop Alaska: Couple moves into school bus and sets out on journey of a lifetime
Emily Webb is a 26-year-old veterinarian technician who loves being outside and connecting with nature. Adam Mattinson is a 30-year-old diesel mechanic who enjoys mountain biking and skiing. Biscuit is a geriatric bulldog mix who spends his time ...
Cape Breton's Amber Tapley reshaped her life and launched a healing business
The love of theatre brought Amber Tapley away from her Northern New Brunswick hometown to Bishop’s University in Quebec. A “beautiful accident” is what brought her down the path of babies and plants after Tapley moved to Cape Breton ...
Brian Braganza came to rural Nova Scotia and helps people find the courage to make a better world
It is a beautiful midsummer morning. Everything is green. The driveway, which meanders uphill through an old pasture, is lined with maple saplings. They are adorned with net bags filled with dog hair to keep the deer away. There is a bright red barn, ...
Reconciliation includes YOU
This is an excerpt from Savvy Simon’s 2019 TedxHalifax presentation. To Non-Indigenous people: want to help but don’t know were to begin? Wela’lin; Thank you for even caring. The good news is, the issues that Indigenous face ...
5 ways to include Gen Z (and why you should)
Redefining engagement: For youth. By youth. With you. Why are the voices of youth not included, when making major policy decisions for the communities we live in? Is it because youth are perceived to be inexperienced? Is it because youth are ...