Cool People Profiles

  • “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 – Girl 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!


  • Sherman Downey & Matthew Byrne Winter Island Tour 2017

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    These two masterful NL storytellers have tapped into something special with the Winter Island Tour. Their preference for intimate settings coupled with an effortless chemistry on stage make for a wonderful evening of folk music. Click through for their music, tour info and more...


  • Melissa Lloyd Launches DOODLE Lovely

    Province: Nova Scotia

    We're saluting The Hubbards, Nova Scotia native who made a big life change and launched a flourishing new company designed to encourage all of us to take a "creative wander" towards a happy soul.


  • COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS Contest 2016

    Province: Prince Edward Island

    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...


  • My FAVOURITE Christmas Ever Was…

    Province: Prince Edward Island

    Every Christmas since we launched 5 years ago we've been Celebrating the SEAson with a new EAST COAST PERSONALTY focused feature. This year we asked your fave folks to finish the sentence - "My favourite Christmas ever was..." and these were their replies..


  • “A Harbour Seal in Halifax” by Doretta Groenendyk

    Province: Nova Scotia

    Celebrated children’s author and illustrator Doretta Groenendyk brings the true story of Halifax’s famous winter 2015 flip-slippery visitor to life with colourful paintings and simple text. A Harbour Seal in Halifax is destined to become a local family favourite.