Cool People Profiles

  • MacMaster & Leahy Tour A Celtic Family Christmas

    Province: Nova Scotia

    JUNO Award-winning fiddle virtuosos Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy are hitting the road again to bring back their successful concert series A Celtic Family Christmas. The intimate and unique show will see the duo perform with their incredibly talented children, playing holiday favourites that are fun for the whole family. Look & WATCH the whole family in action...


  • THE HEALER Gets September Release

    Province: Nova Scotia

    Filmed in Nova Scotia during the summer of 2015 - Paco Arango's romantic-comedy starring Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Camillia Luddington and Kaitlyn Bernard will finally roll into theatres across North America in September. See the trailer and more here...


  • “Operation Wormwood” by Helen C. Escott

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    About the Book... A Newfoundland and Labrador Crime Thriller An elderly man is carried into the emergency department of the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s, setting off a chain of events that leaves doctors mystified. He is the first of many victims suffering from severe nosebleeds and excruciating pain. Dr. Luke Gillespie and Nurse […]


  • “If I Had An Old House on the East Coast” by Wanda Baxter & Kat Frick Miller

    Province: Nova Scotia

    With introspection and deep appreciation for the East Coast, this inspirational gift book shares a dream, in words and images, of falling in love with an old house and breathing new life into it. Exploring, with lyrical prose, everything from an old house’s foundation to its layers of antique wallpaper to its decades-old gardens bursting with wildflowers, this lyrical and gently illustrated book is a love letter to a vanishing way of life.


  • “Secrets of Sable Island” by Marcia Pierce Harding

    Province: Nova Scotia

    A heartwarming and captivating adventure set on the infamous isolated sandbar that has captivated so many, and featuring original illustrations, Secrets of Sable Island will leave young readers spellbound.


  • “The Mystery of Ireland’s Eye” by Shane Peacock

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    Dylan is twelve years old and embarking on his first ocean kayaking trip with his parents. He has spent the last year convincing them that he is ready for the challenging—and very dangerous—adventure. In fact, he has been determined to go ever since he heard about the destination: Ireland’s Eye. The small island off the coast of Newfoundland is the easternmost settlement in Canada. Or it was...


  • “FOGO: My Favourite Corner of the Earth” by Dawn Baker

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    Keith is a young boy living on the picturesque island of Fogo, Newfoundland. Over one special summer, he gets to know an old family friend who is in Fogo as an artist-in-residence. This friendship teaches Keith to look at his home with new eyes.


  • “TED DROVER: Ships Artist” by Sheila Mackinnon Drover

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    This book is the first-ever publication of works by artist Ted Drover, accompanied by text providing contextual background for the aspect of the history of Newfoundland and Labrador that each drawing represents. The drawings which have been included in this collection are authentic depictions of vessels which plied the waters around this island and beyond, connecting place to place, and people to each other and to the larger world. They represent a lifestyle which has all but disappeared.


  • catching the light by susan sinnott RELEASE

    “Catching the Light” by Susan Sinnott

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    Dancing between points of view, Catching the Light explores the ordinary lives of two extraordinary people. With gorgeously lyrical language and a strong sense of place, this tender novel announces a bright new voice in Atlantic fiction. Winner of the 2014 Percy Janes First Novel Award for an unpublished manuscript.


  • “Eating Wild in Eastern Canada” by Jamie Simpson

    Province: Nova Scotia

    From fiddleheads to spruce tips, wild food can be adventurous and fun–with the right guide. In Eating Wild in Eastern Canada, award-winning author and conservationist Jamie Simpson shows readers what to look for in the wilds and how and when to collect it. Read all about it...