Sydney’s Margie MacVicar Quoted in CBC News on Breast Cancer Retreat

Margie MacVicar is a grandmother, retired entrepreneur, and member of the Cape Breastoners, a group of Breast Cancer Survivors, and a hero of ours…
It is not just her ability to adapt and survive, it is her spirit of adventure and of generosity.
You see, we set about organizing a Breast Cancer Retreat with Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia, a group based in Halifax and admirably serving all of Nova Scotia, with yearly retreats on mainland Nova Scotia.
The idea of the Cape Breton Retreat was and is to involve Cape Breton breast cancer survivors in a retreat that didn’t require them to […]

Wood Fired Pizza Oven Extravaganza!

This past weekend we hosted a retreat for Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia (BCANS), and among the activities was a sunny Saturday afternoon of pizza making with our new wood fired brick oven that I helped build.  In the morning I made the dough and started the fire, allowing two hours for the dough to rise and the oven to get hot enough to bake in.  I got the ingredients ready, which included zucchini and onion from our own garden, and around noon the oven was ready!  It takes one or two test pizzas to really understand how hot it […]

Good Health Festival

On the weekend of August 26th-28th, Cabot Shores will be hosting the second Good Health Festival weekend, a fundraiser for Breast Cancer Action NS (BCANS). The festival aims to promote well-being through adventures, exercise and education. The monies raised will be used to fund a retreat for survivors of and women with breast cancer at …

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