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Ode To Summer On The Island

As the sun sets on summer, I thought it appropriate to share these summer vacation plans the students of Big Tancook Island Elementary sent along just before classes finished in June. Take a look at what they were dreaming of … Continue reading

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Sharing the Tancook Secret

I find something stirring in me with the arrival of spring; and as I witness the experience of a few new friends being introduced to the island for the very first time. I’m reminded of how magical my introduction to … Continue reading

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The Ferry – Our Island’s Lifeline

I can still remember my very first trip to Tancook, it was with a combination of curiosity and excitement that I boarded the ferry for the very first time. It was fascinating to me that this boat transported anything and … Continue reading

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As the island wakes up with the arrival of Spring …

The island feels as if it’s waking up, as it comes alive with the colors of spring. The grass is growing and the trees are budding, and everything is ever so green. Amidst all this, our flowering trees and plants … Continue reading

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Tancook on CBC’s Land and Sea – March 18th, 2012

There’s always been quite a bit of curiosity about Tancook Island. It seems like there’s always someone interested in understanding how our small community thrives, and quite honestly we encourage it. We love to share our little island with the … Continue reading

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School Days – Summer for an Island Kid

I can still remember my first summer on Tancook in almost startling detail ā€“ it was literally the best summer of my whole life (so Iā€™m pretty determined not to forget any of it). It was filled with long walks … Continue reading

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Trouble on the High Seas: Search and Rescue Simulations off Tancook

Ever wonder what might happen if the ferry got into trouble crossing to the island? Take a read through the following account of some recent search and rescue simulations off Tancook – brought to you by guest blogger Marybeth Hay … Continue reading

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Ferry Facelift: The Ernst is having a little work done

Every Summer the Ernst goes away to have a facelift – we always miss it very much – the Scotian just isn’t the same … I even hear that it’s broken down today (not good when it’s the only way … Continue reading

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One Fine Day

I thought to myself as I rode home from a Marketing Committee Meeting on my 4 wheeler (my only concern being how muddy my notebook might get strapped to the back) ā€“ now this…this is the life. I arrived at … Continue reading

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The island through the eyes of an Honorary Tancooker

On weekends I’m lucky enough to be home (that’s most – haha!), I usually spend my mornings (until the ferry gets in – that’s when the action for the day starts) sitting with my mom chatting about the week that’s … Continue reading

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