Month: December 2016

3 reasons the FFAW says FISH-NL can't be trusted

Under the leadership of Ryan Cleary, FISH-NL has been campaigning against the FFAW with a list of grievances fish harvesters have against what some of them call “the saltwater mafia.”  The Federation of Independent Seafood Harvesters (FISH-NL) says fishers’ best interests are not being represented by the Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW). Friday morning in […]

Would you want to live next to an outlaw biker gang?

There are some who believe the presence of outlaw bikers has a calming effect on a neighbourhood, but one expert says that’s a myth. In recent months, two clubs tied to well-known biker gangs have set up new bases in the Halifax area and their presence has some people in those areas worried. Others think it […]

P.E.I.'s 2017 New Year's levees: A comprehensive guide

Whether you’re a levee newbie or a seasoned expert, you’ll enjoy these tips — and a complete list including maps— of P.E.I.’s many New Year’s Day 2017 levees, from Peter Rukavina, who began leveeing back in 2004. The levee is a centuries-old tradition originating from a French military ritual whereby the enlisted soldiers would visit their commanding office […]