Category Archives: Interesting people

‘The artist and the prince’: Sackville sculptor remembers Prince Philip

Middle Sackville artist Christian Corbet says he woke up this morning to about 200 messages from members of the Canadian military as well as friends and distant relations including a couple of Winston Churchill’s grandchildren. The messages were about the death … Continue reading

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Discovery of crashed plane in Rockport woods leads to flurry of excitement

Sackville resident Walter Read made a surprising discovery Sunday as he drove on a logging road with his daughters near his father’s house in Rockport. “When I turned the corner after I got in there a little ways, I said … Continue reading

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Marilyn Lerch launches fifth book of poems aiming to ‘tell the tale of our time’

Sackville poet Marilyn Lerch fought back tears Sunday as she addressed almost 100 people at the Owens Art Gallery during the launch of her fifth book, That We Have Lived At All: Poems of Love, Witness and Gratitude. “Coming here was … Continue reading

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Private gain, public pain: trouble in New Brunswick Crown forests

“We’re being screwed here,” Charles Thériault says from the big pink chair in his straw bale house at Kedgwick River, northeastern New Brunswick. “We’re letting it happen, our governments are letting it happen,” he adds. “We have no control over our … Continue reading

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Filmmaker chronicles her wilderness journeys on the Trans Canada Trail

Dianne Whelan is filming her adventures travelling the Trans Canada Trail partly to show it’s possible to escape the frenzy of life in the 21st century. “Almost everybody I know is suffering from anxiety or depression,” she says adding that … Continue reading

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