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The Harbour Grace Trawl Rigger

If they ever make a movie about Anne of Green Gables in her 40s, married with children, then Kim Pike would be the perfect Anne. The 42-year-old mother of two from Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, has striking red hair that is often braided, along with greenish-blue eyes and freckles — just like Anne. But unlike Anne, the fictional character in Lucy Maude Montgomery’s famous book, Anne of Green Gables, Kim didn’t grow up on a farm in P.E.I. and she knows a lot more about fish than ...

Respecting Tradition but Embracing New Technology

The North Harbour Johnson Brothers, Earl and Oakley Earl Johnson has taken a vacation every year since he turned 40. But unlike many people, Earl doesn’t always go to Florida — he likes to take the path less travelled. For example, a few months ago, he spent a couple of weeks in Mongolia with stops in a few other countries along the way. So why does a 64-year old fisherman from North Harbour, Placentia Bay Newfoundland go to Mongolia, a landlocked country between China to the south ...