Author: jmweb

Memorial Cup: Saint John Sea Dogs vs Hamilton Bulldogs

The first game of the 2022 CHL Memorial Cup had the Saint John Sea Dogs taking on the Hamilton Bulldogs. Read More

Memorial Cup – Day 1

Today was the first day for me covering the Memorial Cup in Saint John..well kinda. I arrived last night and made it just in time for the fireworks but I dunno if you can count fireworks as a day! So today will be my official start to covering the Memorial Cup. The activities for today Read More

New Books!

This past week I celebrated the launch of two new books for the Maritimes in a new series I am doing called chasing light. Let me introduce you to… Chasing Light on Prince Edward Island & Chasing Light in Nova Scotia! The two 84-page books are available in stores around the Maritimes, on Amazon (if Read More

Shawinigan Wins Presidents Cup

Saturday night the Shawinigan Cataractes defeated the Charlottetown Islanders in overtime to win the Presidents Cup finals 4-3. For the fans of Charlottetown’s Eastlink Centre, it was the first time the top QMJHL trophy was awarded in the arena. It also represented the end of a great series between two teams which fought extremely hard Read More

Eve Gascon Starts for QMJHL’s Gatineau

While I was in Quebec in March, I found out that Eve Gascon would be the starting goalie for the Gatineau Olympiques against the Rimouski Océanic. Ève would be the third female to play in the QMJHL and the first in 20 years I really wanted to cover this historic game so I emailed one Read More

Quebec City’s Hôtel de Glace (Ice Hotel)

I was assigned to go to cover a storm hitting Bathurst for The Weather Network on March 12th. I covered it for them and while I was up there, a solar storm was brewing which usually causes the northern lights. Sadly, another impact was also brewing. On March 13th I found out a friend had Read More

PEI Freedom Convoy Rally to Charlottetown

As the Canadian truckers convoy was beginning, I was tasked with going to the Nova Scotia/New Brunswick border and creating the first imagery for Reuters of the convoy which was to end up in Ottawa. I covered this in a previous blog post. As time went on I was asked to cover the Ottawa Truckers Read More

PEI Potato Destruction

Prince Edward Island had to destruct a large number of potatoes this year as there was a Canadian ban in place from exporting PEI spuds to the USA. For seed potatoes, this went further as they could not export their potatoes off PEI. This had a huge impact on our farmers. Rod Nickel wrote about Read More

PEI Potato Ban Causing Economic Pain

A couple of weeks ago, the Washington Post reached out asking me to create some imagery on a story they were doing on PEI potatoes being denied access to the U.S. markets. Additionally, seed potato farmers were not allowed to export their products off PEI due to a ban inplace. This had a huge impact Read More

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