The beautiful gypsum cliffs now under protection in Cape Breton

The gypsum cliffs on Cains Mountain. (Mike Dembeck/Nature Conservancy of Canada)

“Even here behind Baddeck, in the Beinn Bhreagh area, there’s a really high density of good quality habitat and rare species that we would consider targeting,” he said.

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Sydney Smith is the award-winning illustrator of Sidewalk Flowers and, like Schwartz, was born in rural Nova Scotia. His stunning vistas of a remote and utterly peaceful countryside are juxtaposed with the dark views of the mine. The sea is almost a living protagonist in this story and we see it beautifully portrayed in its many aspects.

“I’d like to know if this is the full unedited report as we were promised or has the government interfered?” Jardine said Oct. 5.

I read the novel on a plane last week, but I won’t spoil the ending except to say that in a world where teenagers rely more on their phones and less on face-to-face dialogue for communication, the novel rings true. Published by Running Press Kids, $23.49.

Rare views of unique Nunavut park come to Google Street ViewFran Ashdown was the children’s librarian at the Capilano branch of the North Vancouver District Public Library. She lived on the B.C. coastal shore as a child and loved it as much as Schwartz.  

But in the meantime, the leadership of the Railway Victims Association says it is feeling abandoned by the Liberal government.

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Town is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz; illustrated by Sydney Smith (Toronto, Groundwood) $21.95

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