Water bottle flipping!

by Regina Cozzi
Clank!… Clank!… Clank! …every 5 seconds. That’s all you here in most houses these days. Kids everywhere are doing this! YouTube videos of children, teens and adults doing this have gone viral. It’s fun, harmless, takes a lot of practice, dedication and precision. It’s…

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The A-Maze-ing Race Challenge!

by Regina Cozzi
If you are looking for a fun activity to do this Fall, try going to the Celtic Hills Farm Corn Maze. This year’s theme, the A-Maze-ing Race, offers 13 stations. There is also a mini-maze section at the beginning of the maze, excellent for younger…

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The 4S guidelines your child should follow

by Angie Kolen
New to the ParticipAction Report Card on Physical Activity for children and youth is the suggestion that we consider the whole day and the various component that interact and contribute to our children’s health. This new focus resulted in the creation of the 24-hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth which include four components: “Sweat, Step, Sleep, and Sit”. Further, research presented in the report card suggests that children are getting less sleep today (about one hour less per night) than…

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Quickest way to get rid of sap?

by Regina Cozzi
It’s that time of year again, time to split and stack the firewood and start moving it indoors. Although most people wear gloves when doing this, at some point or another you will get sap on your hands, or arms, or clothes, or your kids will get some on them while playing. It’s inevitable. So what’s the quickest way to remove sap?…

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4H Day!

by John David
I was hired by Atlantic Lottery to take some commercial photography at the Antigonish Agricultural Exhibition. Atlantic Lottery is a sponsor of this and many other events throughout the Atlantic region. I elected to capture my images on Wednesday because of the diversity of interesting events taking place. As it turns out, a lot of the events taking place on Wednesday were youth oriented. From 4H programing, to kids activities to competitions for budding agriculturalists, it was no wonder there were a lot…

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