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Following the trail of Grey Owl to Saskatchewan’s Prince Albert National Park

Posted August 26, 2014 by Mark Stachiew

“Far enough away to gain seclusion, yet within reach of those whose genuine interest prompts them to make the trip, Beaver Lodge extends a welcome to you if your heart is right.” – Grey Owl My heart was ready for […]

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Reader’s Diary #1053- PJ Sarah Collins: What Happened to Serenity?

Posted August 19, 2014 by John Mutford

I don’t know if we’ve reached peak dystopia yet, but surely in 2011 when PJ Sarah Collins published What Happened to Serenity? there was still some elbow room in the YA market. In the Canadian YA market? It’s probably still a veritable prairie of youth…

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Avoid Brown’s Social House

Posted August 11, 2014 by John Klein

Nicola Tee wrote: Hey! Just wondering why you have the archaic & sexist rule that your waitresses have to wear a minimum 1″ heel while they’re on their feet all night? The men don’t have the same rule. That’s terrible, and I actually won’t be back because of it. Please pass that on to head […]

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Alberta

Stream Grey Lands’ Cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’ (Featuring Greg Keelor) for Free

Posted July 3, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Grey Lands, the latest project from Cuff the Duke’s Wayne Petti, has unveiled a free stream of his cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’, featuring Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo, via CBC Music. The track is taken from Grey Lands‘ forthcoming debut album Songs by Other People, out on August 12 via Paper Bag
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Allan's Perspective

Saturday Morning Confusion: How old is too old?

Posted May 24, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, do we all want to live to be this old……………………,, or is the biblical three score and ten good enough? By Rebecca Cook INKSTER Mich. (Reuters) – It was just a routine birthday for Jeralean Talley on Friday – a visit to the doctor in the morning, birthday cake in the afternoon for the […]

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Animals

Safari in Saskatchewan at Grasslands National Park

Posted August 16, 2013 by Corbin Fraser

Finding wildlife in Saskatchewan isn’t particularly hard; however, one will note that cattle and horses often spot the prairie fields and pasture land more often than those more wild. Finding eagles, osprey, bison, moose, bears, and coyotes sometimes takes hours upon hours of driving, and usually quite a bit of luck. For the animal enthusiast, […]

Safari in Saskatchewan at Grasslands National Park is a post from: I Backpack Canada

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Accommodation

Canoeing The Churchill River System in Northern Saskatchewan

Posted August 1, 2013 by Corbin Fraser

Settling back into the prairie life after nearly 5 years of living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, I was determined to truly take in life the flatlands of Canada. What many people often forget is that Saskatchewan has over 100,000 lakes, and countless rivers, each more unique than the next. While this square shaped province might […]

Canoeing The Churchill River System in Northern Saskatchewan is a post from: I Backpack Canada

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