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Tom Peters’ Golf Tour: Mill River

Tom Peters’ Golf Tour: Mill River

By Tom Peters It was back in the 1990s when I first went to Mill River Resort and Golf Course. I had played most of the other courses on Prince Edward Island and was excited to be invited to take part in a media-type golf event at Mill River with five top Canadian...

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Meet A Millennial Entrepreneur: Hostel Owner Michelle Strum Follows Her Passion

Meet A Millennial Entrepreneur: Hostel Owner Michelle Strum Follows Her Passion

Michelle Strum realized early on the education and experience she wanted in life wouldn’t come from a classroom.

She grew up in Mahone Bay, and after she graduated high school she went straight to Australia on a student work-abroad visa. This was where her love of hostels began.

“I just loved where I was staying when I travelled. I’m a big picture and a political person. I love to see the world globally, and how systems interact,” says Strum, owner of Halifax’s Backpackers Hostel and the associated Alteregos Café & Catering.

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