Thank you

Dear Friends and Neighbours, After three seasons of sharing the amazing expression of the South Shore LaHave River communities, the West Dublin Monitor has ceased publication. We offer deep thanks to all our contributors, supporters, and of course, you the readers. Without your positive energy and encouragement, none of this would have been possible. Relive the […]

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Til next year

Thanks again to our amazing contributors and supporters for another great season of the West Dublin Monitor. We hope to see you again soon. All the best and Happy Winter! —JR+RR

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Volume 3 Issue 3

Volume 3 Issue 3 Issue Three of Volume Three was released up and down the LaHave in early September 2015. Reach us at editor@westdublin.ca Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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Editorial 13

There’s a federal election on. If you do decide to go out and vote, perhaps consider your Anyone But Harper candidate. We’re featuring two such choices in this issue. Many thanks to all those who made this another amazing season and see you soon. —JR+RR

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Salt, Sea and Sky

BY Vaughan Smith and Jackie Cohen WestcoteBellPottery.com When we moved here four years ago, we were looking for a slower pace of life. It hasn’t worked out that way. We’re busier here than we were in New York. Our studio and showroom, Westcote Bell, is on the only road around the coastline, so there’s always a steady […]

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Ask A LaHave River Ferrywoman

Angela Angela has been working the ferry since October 2014. Before that she worked for her aunt’s wholesale clothing design company based out of Riverport and Halifax that sold across Canada. Then she went to industrial diesel mechanic school to get trained up for the river crossing. She loves working with the community and is […]

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Your South Shore-St. Margarets Candidates

BY Alex Godbold, NDP AlexGodbold.ndp.ca As a parent and a high school teacher, I worry about the future we are handing to the next generation: precarious employment, growing income inequality, a struggling health care system, a worsening relationship with indigenous peoples, civil rights under attack and erosion of environmental protections. We need fresh ways of […]

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Market Watch

BY Ted Hutten Lakeville, in the Valley HuttenFamilyFarm.com I’ve been at the Historic Farmers’ Market in Halifax for a little over three decades. Both markets are year-round but the clientele is very different here at the Lunenburg Market. In the off-season this market is a lot of local, mainly older, loyal people. In the summer […]

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Kissie Face

BY Bethany Butterworth BreadAndButterPottery.com

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Registered Acupuncturist

BY Emily Stanley South Shore Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Acupuncture is an ancient, healing art that has been practiced for over two thousand years. It is based on the principle that we have a life-giving energy called Qi (pronounced chee) flowing through channels called meridians in our bodies. Sometimes this Qi gets blocked or becomes diminished which throws off the […]

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