Contributors

Our contributors:

CASSANDRA BERNARD
“Bring the outside in”
Cassandra is a freelance writer and social media manager based in Prince Edward Island. She is the founder of Inspire Social Studios and the creator of the All Things Active PEI social media platform. She also manages the PEI GOOD News Only! Facebook group.

DONALD CALABRESE
“Just peachy”
Donald is a writer, illustrator, and musician living in Sydney, N.S. He’s working on his first full length graphic novel. @donniecalabrese

HEATHER FEGAN
“Quick fix: bathroom”
Heather is a freelance writer, book reviewer, and blogger based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. heatherfegan.com

KATIE INGRAM
“Pick the right sofa for your space”
Katie has written for local, national, and international publications and is the author of Breaking Disaster: Newspaper Stories of the Halifax Explosion. She lives in Halifax.

NIKI JABBOUR
“All fall harvest in one week”
Niki is the award-winning author of Niki Jabbour’s Veggie Garden Remix, The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, and Groundbreaking Food Gardens. She lives in Halifax. nikijabbour.com

Alison Jenkins

“Returning to the Island”

Alison is a recent journalism graduate living on P.E.I. She reported for The Journal Pioneer in Summerside P.E.I. and the Telegraph-Journal newspapers in New Brunswick.

KEN KELLY
“Home away from home”
Ken is a freelance writer and contributor to East Coast Living based in Moncton, N.B. @musicnerddotca

JANET KIMBER
Photography on “An unusual beach house”
Originally from Halifax, now living in Toronto, Janet is an architecture and interior photographer. When she is not on assignment, she is exploring as many culinary experiences as possible.

CAROL MATTHEWS
“Bulbs to plant now”
Carol has been gardening for over 40 years and writing about it for more than half that time. Her work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, online, and on the radio.

CHRIS MUISE
“DIY: Rain collector” and “Last look”
Chris is a King’s College graduate and freelance writer working in Halifax, with a strong focus on community news. He’s also a cat lover, and a big fan of transforming robots. @TheSilentG

Scott Neilson

“Home grown”

Scott is a Halifax-based journalist and copywriter. He writes news and features for local, regional, and national publications; and marketing communications for a diverse range of public, private, and non-profit clients.

Jessica Patterson 
“Finger foods”
Jessica is a Toronto-based journalist and editor originally from Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. She writes about magazines and innovation, and occasionally about her favourite things to eat, like tea sandwiches.

SANDRA PHINNEY
“An unusual beach house”
Sandra writes from her perch on the Tusket River outside of Yarmouth, N.S. She writes for numerous publications and is especially fond of celebrating Atlantic Canada and her people. sandraphinney.com

SUZANNE RENT
“Host your own afternoon tea”
Suzanne is a Halifax-based writer and works in the non-profit sector. Her work has appeared in Halifax Magazine, Globe and Mail, Canadian Business, Lawyers Weekly, and more. She loves her daughter, Naomi, desserts, and storytelling.

HEATHER WHITE
“Discover your personal style through art”
Heather is a freelance writer and collector of pottery based in Halifax. She loves sharing stories about people, arts, and culture.