Cool People Profiles

  • 2018 WAVE Award Winners

    Province: Nova Scotia

    Honouring outstanding contributions by women in film, television and digital media in Atlantic Canada, the 2018 WAVE Awards, presented by DHX Media, recipients are producer Terry Greenlaw, film educator and mentor Janet Hawkwood and writer, director, producer Rachel Bower. Read all about it here...

  • “Veggie Garden Remix” by Niki Jabbour

    Province: Nova Scotia

    Best-selling author Niki Jabbour invites you to shake up your vegetable garden with an intriguing array of 224 plants from around the world. Be prepared to have your mind expanded and catch Jabbour’s contagious enthusiasm for experimentation and fun in the garden. Read all about it and get the scoop on her big launch event set for February 3rd in Halifax...

  • LITTLE DOG Premieres March 1st

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    The countdown is on until the premiere of Joel Thomas Hynes' new comedy series for CBC - LITTLE DOG! The story of super welterweight boxer Tommy "Little Dog" Ross and his haphazard quest for redemption. WATCH THE TRAILER here...

  • Tom Cochrane – At Home Here in Newfoundland & Labrador

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    Occupation: Photographer and filmmaker
    Place of Birth: Pasadena, NL
    Currently Resides: Corner Brook, NL, except Woody Point, NL during the summer

  • “From Seed to Centrepiece” by Amanda Muis Brown

    Province: Nova Scotia

    As a flower farmer, Amanda Muis Brown of Humble Burdock Farms uses her innate understanding of the unpredictable Maritime growing season and a palette of farm fresh flowers to create stunning and joyful designs with all of the colour, chaos, and texture of the natural world. With lyrical, narrative text, From Seed to Centrepiece takes readers through a year on the farm, showcasing the joys and obstacles of planning, growing, maintaining, and celebrating local flowers.

  • “WINTER” by Dan Soucoup

    Province: Nova Scotia

    Some Canadians greet winter with a cold shoulder, while others celebrate the snow and ice. One thing we can all agree on: winter brings ideal reading weather. Spanning decades, this collection from author and anthology editor Dan Soucoup (The Finest Tree) shares the inherent warmth of the chilly season in a uniquely Atlantic Canadian way–with grit, good humour, and moving sentimentality.

  • “New Found Land” by Herbert F. Hopkins

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    New Found Land is a modern-day story of snake oil and belief and Big Pharma is part of the problem. The real fix is in the unconscious mind. Of everyone. The story touches down in New Orleans, and Havana, but it’s St John’s, Newfoundland (The City of Dreams) where it takes root.

  • 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 can do in your own kitchen!

  • SHIVERING SONGS adds Tim Baker to 2018 Line-Up

    Province: New Brunswick

    The Shivering Songs Festival is extremely pleased to add Newfoundland songwriter Tim Baker (of Hey Rosetta!) to its eighth edition, January 18-21 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He joins previously announced acts Bahamas, David Myles, Catherine MacLellan, Timber Timbre, and many more


    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    It's the MOST wonderful time of the year... CHRISTMAS! The only thing we love as much as Christmas is FREE STUFF! Time once again for our annual contest that combines them both in a marvelously merry give away. This contest is now closed!!! See who won what here...