Each year, Scots and their descendants around the world celebrate their cultural identity: on November 30, they honour Saint Andrew, Patron Saint of Scotland; on January 25, they celebrate Scottish literature on the birthday of poetic genius, Robbie Burns; and on April 6, they recognize the contribution of Scots by celebrating Tartan Day. First adopted […]
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The whir of a wheel sounds with determination as Ian MacLean practices for an event near and dear to his heart. Ian is a descendant of the famous Maclean clan from Scotland, a group that spans the world. They all have a symbol in common: the majestic Duart Castle on the Isle of Mull, just […]
When the first British marriage took place in the Campbellton, New Brunswick area in 1790, there were no roads. Early settlers used rivers or walked along the beaches to get from one settlement to another. In winter they travelled on ice or snowshoes, using dog sleds to carry their supplies. This was the situation when […]
He was a terrible farmer, a poor office clerk, but some say he is the world’s best poet, and a man who has us all talking in a Scottish brogue… But why is he so famous? Why is he so much a part of who we are? Burns’ rise to fame began in 1786 when, […]
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