The Maritimes and Me for EDIT magazine, Volume 1

May 09 2019

The Maritimes and Me

Alex Preston is an award-winning British author and journalist who appears regularly on BBC television and radio. He writes for GQ, Harper's Bazaar and Town & Country Magazine as well as for the Observer's New Review. In this feature, the award-winning British novelist shares his thoughts on Brexit, and why visiting the Maritimes changed his life. For the better.

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Mark Critch interview for EDIT Magazine, Volume 7

April 23 2019

Critch Talking

Mark Critch shares stories of his childhood and discusses his bestselling autobiography, Son of a Critch: A Childish Newfoundland Memoir, in our exclusive interview with award-winning journalist Tara Bradbury.

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Nick Farkas interview for EDIT magazine, Volume 8

April 04 2019

The Pied Piper of Canada

The Co-Founder of the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, Nick Farkas, loved punk music so much that when he first started promoting shows in his hometown of Montreal in the late 1980's, the bands would sleep on the floor of his tiny apartment. Fourteen years later, the Osheaga Music Festival is expected to break its own sales record with over 140,000 tickets sold. 

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Classified interview for EDIT Magazine, Volume 4

March 26 2019

It's Classified

Luke Boyd, a.k.a. Classified, rose to major hip-hop fame over 20 years ago. The rapper, producer, emcee, writer and label owner from Nova Scotia has earned dozens of platinum and gold records, won countless awards and collaborated with some of the best in the industry. He tells The Maritime Edit’s Jennifer Wood exclusively why he finally feels comfortable with who he is and where he is.

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Jeremy Dutcher interview for EDIT magazine, Volume 6

March 19 2019

Jeremy Dutcher's Gift For His People

How a singer and composer from New Brunswick's Tobique First Nation is keeping the Wolastoqey language alive with breathtaking music. Only 305 people named Wolastoqey as their first language in the 2016 Statistics Canada census. The importance of preserving his language is only too real for Dutcher - in the past year alone, he lost three people in his own family who had spoken it since birth. Here Dutcher shares his unique story in an exclusive interview with Matt Williams.

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Dennis Prescott interview for EDIT magazine, Volume 4

March 19 2019

Becoming Dennis Prescott

The inside story of a New Brunswick musician turned international culinary phenomenon. The Maritime Edit’s Food Editor Dennis Prescott has had an incredible 12 months. The Moncton, New Brunswick–based musician turned chef released his first cookbook, Eat Delicious, which quickly became a Canadian bestseller.  

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Narcos Fredericton for EDIT magazine, Volume 5

March 12 2019

Narcos Fredericton

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Twenty-nine years ago, a plane crashed just outside Fredericton, setting off one of the strangest tales in Maritime history. It involves chance encounters, an opera-singing smuggler, members of an armed revolutionary force, spies, Pablo Escobar, a jail break, and more than 500 kilograms of cocaine. Award-winning journalist Andrew McGilligan tells the story for the first time. 

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Alan Doyle interview for EDIT magazine, Volume 5

March 12 2019
Republic of Doyle

From Petty Harbour to International Stardom. Alan Doyle is one of Atlantic Canada’s greatest success stories. The former front man of the folk-rock band Great Big Sea is a gifted singer-songwriter, musician, actor, producer and author and prolific philanthropist. At 48, the Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, native has spent more than half his life in the business. In our interview he discusses his most recent work, A Week at the Warehouse, which is his third solo album; his current philanthropic endeavour, the honour of being named a member of the Order of Canada, and much more.

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Zita Cobb interview for EDIT magazine, Volume 1

March 12 2019

The Fogo Island Inn Phenomenon

There is no success story quite like that of Zita Cobb. A brilliant woman who grew up on Fogo Island off the coast of Newfoundland, she left home at the age of 16 and returned two decades later to embark on project that would change the face of Newfoundland forever. She believes her unique and socially aware business model can be emulated anywhere. Zita Cobb’s ingenuity can change the way we all do business. 

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Ben Cowan-Dewar interview for EDIT Magazine, Volume 6

January 15 2019

Creating Cabot

Ben Cowan-Dewar's story reads like something from an Oscar-bait Hollywood film script. A down-on-its-luck mining town. Dwindling population. A small group of committed and loyal campaigners working tirelessly for almost three decades to save the town by turning a former coal mine into a golf course.

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David Myles interview for EDIT magazine, Volume 2

December 17 2018

Myles Ahead

Very few musicians have the vast talent of David Myles — or a performance style as unique, touching and inspiring. The multi-faceted singer-songwriter and gifted storyteller, originally from Fredericton, New Brunswick has a loyal, multi-generational fan base in Canada that stretches from coast to coast to coast and well beyond its borders. 

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