Emma Jacobs http://wrti.org en An Inuit Builder Crafts His Last Canoe http://wrti.org/post/inuit-builder-crafts-his-last-canoe In a remote corner of northern Canada, Joe Goudie is at work on his very last boat for sale.<p>The Inuit community in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador once used wood and canvas canoes to navigate the rivers of Labrador.<p>Goudie, 72, is Inuit, but grew up as that tradition was drawing to a close.<p>Today, he's the last person building wooden canoes in this corner of Canada.<p>"The one thing you need to remember — not just [about] building canoes, but working with wood — the wood is going to want to assume its natural shape," Goudie says at his workshop. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Emma Jacobs 1005 at http://wrti.org An Inuit Builder Crafts His Last Canoe Newfoundland Gives Whole New Meaning To Ice Cold Beer http://wrti.org/post/newfoundland-gives-whole-new-meaning-ice-cold-beer The year the <a href="http://www.quidividibrewery.ca/award-winning-beers/iceberg/">Quidi Vidi Brewing Co.</a> started brewing beer with iceberg water, a giant iceberg floated up against the cliffs around St. John's, Newfoundland.<p>"It was a big berg and it jammed right across the harbor here," says Charlie Rees, the brewery's tour guide.<p>Rees says Newfoundlanders have a curious relationship with icebergs. On the one hand, they're a fact of life. On the other, when that iceberg was in the harbor's mouth, hundreds of people came down to gawk. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 08:27:00 +0000 Emma Jacobs 923 at http://wrti.org Newfoundland Gives Whole New Meaning To Ice Cold Beer