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Young Entrepreneurs – Joshua Labelle + Rebeka Roberts

Josh and Bekah of local media company Blog BoQ.

Meet the young entrepreneurs behind Blog BoQ, a digital media company that serves up stories on food, events and lifestyle in the Bay of Quinte region.

An interview with Joshua Labelle and Rebeka Roberts of Blog BoQ. Describe your business. Blog BOQ is a digital media company that focuses on the millennial demographic. We strive to engage young people and families and connect them to the BOQ whether they are locals already, or transplants from other areas. Blog BOQ offers promotion of services, products, employment opportunities and events. Through our website and social media, we have created a resource for the younger demographic to utilize ...

Culture and Connection in Tyendinaga

Earlier this week I met up with Tyendinaga community member Karissa Maracle at The Tyendinaga Mohawk Landing Site. Karissa or Yehnentewaks (her Mohawk name), has lived on the reserve her entire life, leaving home only to study away at University. We spoke about why she made the choice to return home, her culture and how she plans on applying what she’s learned in school towards her new position as one of Ohahase Education Centre’s newest teachers. MK: What does living ...

Photography and the Notion of Home

Belleville has always been my home, it’s a place that is comfortable to me and a place where I feel most at ease. Having been living in Montreal for the past three years, I began reflecting on how our home can shape us as individuals. I started thinking about the differences between two environments and how leaving home can affect behavior within them.  My most recent year in a fine art program was a reflection of that and the ...

The Vile Bodies to play Rockfest 2017

The Vile Bodies is a lo-fi rock and roll revival act with its roots in Belleville’s Downtown. I met with band members Rory Kyte, Elliott Gould, Mike Faires, Chandler Betteridge, and Dylan Hendrick during a band practice to discuss what the region has meant to them. M: You’ve all left the area at one point or another and ended up coming back. What is it that’s brought you back to the Bay of Quinte Region? VB:  Dylan started living here ...

Moon Sugar for Rockfest 2017

Quinte West locals Moon Sugar describe themselves as a Party/Dance band. I sat down with the group in their practice studio, a quaint house located in Carrying Place to talk about their experiences with genres, Rockfest, and the region they call home. M: Tell me a little bit about how you guys ended up in this current group/genre? MS: A few of us went to high school together. Sean has a recording studio here, so when the other fellas came to record ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.