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The Game Changers for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 11

April 11 2020

The Game Changers: How Excellence NB is Inspiring New Brunswickers to Power Up its Economy

During these unprecedented times where our global economy has experienced a sharp and immediate decline due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to support local businesses. Many New Brunswick companies have quickly adapted to this new environment either by providing contactless delivery of goods, or by offering virtual services which you can conveniently enjoy in the comfort and safety of your home. Businesses are doing whatever it takes to weather this storm, to ensure that they will still be here to serve us on the other side of this. They have made it easier than ever before, for us to shop local. Exclusively for [EDIT], our Senior Editor, Jennifer Wood explores the far reaching work of Excellence NB at the time we need them most.

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Mary Walsh Interview for [EDIT] magazine, Volume 7

April 04 2020

The Queen of Canadian Comedy

Mary Walsh is in her third decade as Canada's undisputed queen of comedy and thrives in her beloved St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. In this feature The Maritime Edit’s Senior Editor, Jennifer Wood, meets with Mary to discuss her new novel and other aspects of her life’s work and achievements, including the genius behind some of her most iconic characters, pushing through criticism, dealing with life’s darker moments and how she manages to stay centred through it all.

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The Ghosts of Baseball Hill for [EDIT] magazine, Volume 10

February 20 2020

The Ghosts of Baseball Hill

What happened when Cuba's greatest baseball team took on the players of Fredericton, New Brunswick, in the summer of 1976? Andrew McGilligan investigates the inside story of one of the greatest amateur baseball games ever played in North America.

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Sugar Sammy Interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 10

February 06 2020

Ain't Life Sweet

Life can't get much sweeter for multilingual comedian Samir Khullar. Best known as “Sugar Sammy,” the 43-year-old observational and improvisational stand-up comic has travelled the world studying people, specifically their culture, their politics, their nuances and even their language. In doing so, he has created a smart, cringe-in-your-seat brand of comedy that treads the line between laughter and outrage for his growing audiences. Here, Khullar discusses his rise to international fame, his Canadian tour and returning to the East Coast.

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Jonathan Torrens interview for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 8

February 02 2020

Jonathan Torrens Has a Ticket to Ride

When the parents at Charlottetown’s Sherwood Elementary School were enjoying their smoke break at intermission for the play The Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings, they were so impressed by Jonathan Torrens' performance (who was in grade one at the time and played the rabbit) that they said to Jonathan’s mom, “This kid could write his own ticket!” Write his own ticket he did. Today at 46, the actor, director, producer, writer, podcast host, musician and television personality has carved an eclectic career path for himself that rivals those of the most talented in the industry. In this feature we learn how the multi-talented entertainer has crafted his career on this own terms.

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Interview with Bill and Joel Plaskett for [EDIT] Magazine, Volume 1

July 07 2019

Family Values

Joel Plaskett is one of the most-renowned singer-songwriters in Canadian musical history. His father, Bill, has always been a huge inspiration for Joel, but they have never toured together. Until now. Mere days before embarking on a cross-country tour to promote Solidarity, their first album together, they met with [EDIT]'s Senior Editor, Jennifer Wood, for an exclusive interview.

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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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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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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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