Month: March 2016

Titanic Sunset Memorial

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A man walks through the gravestones of victims from the Titanic disaster following a sunset wreath-blessing ceremony held by the United States Coast Guard International Ice Patrol at the Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Halifax on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. The memorial ceremony blessed four wreathes that will be air deployed into the North Atlantic in remembrance of those lost with the sinking of the Titanic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

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Churches of Pugwash

A recent feature on six Christian churches amalgamating to rediscover the fundamentals they have in common during Holy Week in rural Nova Scotia.

A link to the full feature by the Globe and Mail’s John Allemang – http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/christian-unity-is-resurrected-in-rural-nova-scotia-town/article29396327/

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Children walk past the Wesley-St. Matthew’s United Church as the sign for Church Street is written in both English and Gaelic in Pugwash, N.S. on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. 

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A man prays during a special service where members of several congregations gathered to worship during Holy Week at St. George’s Anglican Church in Pugwash, N.S. on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. 

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Members of several congregations gather to worship during a special service at St. George’s Anglican Church during Holy Week in Pugwash, N.S. on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. 

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A cemetery along the Pugwash Basin in Pugwash, N.S. on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. 

Newfoundland’s Economic Woes

I spent a short time in St. John’s, NL working on a piece illustrating some of Newfoundland’s economic realities.

A link to the piece by the Globe and Mail’s Rachelle Younglai – http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/newfoundlands-economic-woes/article29297377/

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A man walks past graffiti on a boarded-up construction site sitting idle on Water Street in downtown St. John’s, N.L. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. 

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A man walks down Signal Hill Road toward the downtown in St. John’s, N.L. on Thursday, March 10, 2016. 

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Realtor Larry Hann in front of an idle construction site where condos were set for development on Henry Street in downtown St. John’s, N.L. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. 

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A man walks past a boarded-up business on Duckworth Street in downtown St. John’s, N.L. on Thursday, March 10, 2016. 

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Cab driver Don Butler waits in his cab on Outer Battery Road in St. John’s, N.L. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. 

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A stencil of Newfoundland and Labrador is seen on a commercial fishing boat in St. John’s, N.L. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.