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A Taste of Nova Scotia

Posted in Culinary Delights, FEATURED

This dish was created as a way to enjoy a typical Maritime lobster dinner in a single bite or two. In Nova Scotia lobster is almost always boiled but steamed lobster is becoming more popular, personally I prefer it boiled in heavily salted water to give it that fresh from the water flavor.

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Thailand’s Romantic Getaways

Posted in FEATURED, Travel, Travel & Resorts

It Begins With the People By Terry Tremaine Photos By Connie Ekelund We were in Thailand when the international media were trumpeting...

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Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

Posted in FEATURED, Travel, Travel & Resorts

Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Story by Terry Tremaine Photos by Connie Ekelund Lima was the city of entry for our journey to Peru. The...

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Sufficiency excerpt from: The Soul of Money

Posted in Culture, FEATURED, Lifestyle

We each have the choice in any setting to step back and let go of the mindset of scarcity. Once we let go of scarcity, we discover the surprising truth of sufficiency.

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Pachamama Alliance

Posted in Experiental Learning, FEATURED, Profile, Sustainability, Travel

An Invitation from the Indigenous People of the Amazon Rainforest
Pachamama Alliance is a global community that offers people the chance to learn, connect, engage, travel and cherish life for the purpose of creating a sustainable future that works for all. Pachamama Alliance offers Journeys that are purposeful, transformative, travel immersions that go well beyond traditional eco-tourism or adventure travel. 20 years of experience working with five indigenous groups in the Ecuadorian Amazon to protect their land and culture from oil development. These groups, our indigenous partners, have invited us to visit and learn from them so that we may carry their wisdom and message home. Journey with us to step away from the familiar and immerse yourself in an expansive new way of seeing the world.

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How to Protect Wealth in Volatile Times

Posted in Money & Finances, Portfolio, Wealth, Wealth Management

This year has been a difficult one for Canadian investors. The TSX Composite index is down almost five percent for the year, one of the worst performances among developed markets.

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Cathryn Jenkins

Posted in Art, Profile

Sculpting came naturally to Cathryn Jenkins, who grew up in the small mountainous town of Revelstoke. In an artistic household, Cathryn remembers her mother, Fran Jenkins, carving small chunks of soapstone in the kitchen. The stone came from the local mountains, prospected and quarried by her mother. Jenkins could not leave the stone and tools alone, and began her career as a sculptor in her early years.

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Top 10 Luxury Vehicles

Posted in Cars, Boats & Jets, FEATURED, Lifestyle, Luxury Rides, Recreation

The holiday season is upon us once more, which means it’s time to put together one’s Christmas wish list. To help you with said list, I have for you my top ten luxury vehicles. These ten modes of transportation are rolling, functional, works of art that stimulate the senses and raise the pulses of all who see and hear them.

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Genetic Risk and Alzheimer’s Disease: Should You Worry?

Posted in Health & Wellbeing, Healthcare, Profile

Alzheimer’s Disease is now so common that almost all of us have experienced a family member slowly succumb to the condition. Could this also happen to you?

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Healthy Diet for Fall and Winter Wellbeing

Posted in Health & Wellbeing, Women's Health

We had a fantastic summer this year, especially here on the west coast. Come fall and now there is a slight chill in the air and the leaves are changing to beautiful shade of amber, burgundy and brown before finally falling off. This is perfect time to start thinking about how to eat nutritiously to thrive through the upcoming cold, damp and dark days.

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