Cool People Profiles

  • THE MIST… It’s Coming

    Province: Nova Scotia

    WATCH the scary new look at THE MIST premiering on Spike TV this June.
    Go behind the scenes of this gripping new series with the just released featurette - with details from Creator/Showrunner Christian Torpe, cast interviews, footage from the Nova Scotia set and more....


  • A Monumental Milestone for BEN’S

    Province: Nova Scotia

    Cheers to Ben’s® Bakery! Atlantic Canada's favourite is celebrating 110 years of creating fresh baked goods. To mark their major milestone the bakery’s traditional favourites – Ben’s® Holsum Fresh White and Wheat bread 500 g – have received a size makeover - growing to 630 g packages (with four extra slices) for the same price. Details on that, their history and so many tasty recipes...


  • Grandpa Pike’s OUTHOUSE READER

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    No - is not about outhouses, though. It’s about history, rural living, family, religion, places that are gone, ordinary people who have done extraordinary things and much more! Laugh, cry, or groan - these stories are guaranteed to move you!


  • “As The Old Folks Would Say” by Hubert Furey

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    From hunting to courting, cooking to preaching, As the Old Folks Would Say captures Newfoundland’s exceptional heritage and the spirit of life on the island.


  • SHAWN DOYLE Returns to the Stage

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    Working the theatre stage for the first time in a decade - the award-winning and always busy NL native will star in the premiere production of THE ORANGE DOT. Co-starring Daniela Vlaskalic - the production will run in Toronto March 16 - April 1, 2017. Here are all the details...


  • “MIRACLES HAPPEN: The Rendell Drover Story”

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    The story of a tragic event that happened in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador, in 2010. On August 13, Rendell Drover, a respected fisherman in the community, was injured in an industrial accident that nearly claimed his life. In this memoir, Rendell’s wife, Janice, recalls in heartbreaking detail the weeks and months that followed. Throughout his recovery, Rendell underwent a series of dangerous medical procedures . . . and lived. Doctors agreed his survival was nothing short of miraculous.


  • “Adventures of a Grenfell Nurse” by Rosalie M. Lombard

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    A riveting collection of stories that share the experiences of a Grenfell nurse in the early 1950s in the subarctic climate of Newfoundland and Labrador: a train wreck, a dogsled trip, the delivery of a baby on board a coastal steamship, a harrowing sailing experience, a near-shipwreck in gale-force winds, and much more!


  • “ESCAPE HATCH” by Gerhard P. Bassler

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    This is the first in-depth account of how and why the Newfoundland government acquired 17 so-called New Industries—13 from Germany, one from Austria, one from Latvia, one from England, and one from Newfoundland—as well as the 1,000 or so immigrants who came to Newfoundland and Labrador in the 1950s and 1960s as a result of Smallwood’s initiative.


  • STEPHANIE BEAUMONT Rae of Hope for Hire

    Province: Nova Scotia

    For the past 6 and half years I have promoted amazing Atlantic Canadians on SEA AND BE SCENE - so I hope you'll permit me to continue that practice by promoting one more - ME!!!
    I am looking for work - a contract, a job!


  • Chocolate Ganache

    Kate’s Sweet Indulgence – Cake & Cookie Hearts

    Province: Nova Scotia

    VALENTINE'S DAY MADE EASY!!! In this SABS cooking classic we learn from baker Kate Cocks how to decorate both a Chocolate Gananche Heart Cake and a Fabulous Floral Heart Cookie - yummy fun...you can do in your own kitchen!