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This Is My Canada Presents

Post was created on October 31st, 2015

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“This Is My Canada Presents” – a brand new series showcasing Canadian musical artists. I wrote my song,  “This Is My Canada/Mon cher Canada” to express my deep pride in being Canadian with an initial vision to travel across the country and share my music, photos, experiences at my shows. Now that dream has been…

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Buffy Ste Marie wins 2015 Polaris Prize!

Post was created on September 24th, 2015

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Way to go Buffy Ste-Marie for winning the 2015 Polaris Music prize! One of my heroes who greatly influenced me in my music. Saw her live last Summer in Charlottetown -she is A MA Z I N G! So proud of Canada for recognizing that great talent has no age barrier. http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/polaris-music-prize-ceremony-2015-1.3237137

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Mémé Joséphine was my Mom’s Mom and, unofficially, my mentor – even though she never formally knew it. You see, she didn’t mentor with words – she mentored by example.  She simply did what she was empassioned to do and encouraged others to do the same. She raised 14 children – a feat in itself…

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Discovery Day in Newfoundland & Labrador

Post was created on June 22nd, 2015

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Today is Discovery Day in Newfoundland & Labrador (the closest Monday to June 24) http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/canada/discovery-day-newfoundland. Having just returned from two weeks in Newfoundland on a photographic expedition, I thought it would be the perfect day – and way! – to kick off my This Is My Canada 2017 project. This is a statue of Giovanni…

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This Is My Canada 2017

Post was created on June 2nd, 2015

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                        Canada is celebrating its 150th Anniversary in 2017 and “This Is My Canada” is joining in on the celebrations!! Plans are in the works to be a part of the festivities in Ottawa so stay tuned. In the meantime, on Canada Day 2015…

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Me

Post was created on May 18th, 2015

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This was suggested to me as a blog so thought I would share 5 things you may not know about me: 1. Quit my day job to become a full time musician. What was my day job? Working on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Canada for several Members of Parliament, a federal Cabinet Minister and Senators….

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Quinte Alive Top Ten Fascinating people of Quinte

Post was created on April 30th, 2015

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Thanks for the wonderful support of my music! “Jeanette Arsenault is one of Quinte’s pearls–polished over the years into a prolific singer and songwriter. She resides in Belleville, Ontario, and formerly, Prince Edward County; yet, she is sought the world over and is often far from us. Arsenault has performed in events of scale including…

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Gratitude

Post was created on October 29th, 2014

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  I calculated that I travelled almost 20,000 kms by road & by rail across Canada in 6 weeks. In August, I spent 3 weeks visiting & performing in the Maritimes then in September/October, I sang on a moving train all the way from Toronto to Vancouver and back again.   This wonderful quote is…

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Compartmentalizing

Post was created on October 11th, 2014

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    As I walked 1,000 miles for the umpteenth time – at least it seems like it on this loooooonnnnnnnnggggg never-ending train of cars – I would pass all these sleeping cabins & berths. I thought about all these compartments which led me to think about the term “compartmentalize” – something I have never…

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Bye Bye Rockies, Hello Prairies

Post was created on October 10th, 2014

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Which do you prefer?  The Rockies or The Prairies?   It’s like trying to compare apples & oranges.  You can’t.  The Rockies & the Prairies each have their own beauty & majesty & they each evoke a sense of place in the vastness of  this beautiful country we call Canada.          …

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