Heiko's Trail / Photo by Mike McPhee

Après ski (season) in Fernie, BC

Author Angie Abdou on life after the pow packs it in

- May 22, 2015
“We live other people’s holidays.” That’s the bumper sticker I used to see plastered on beaten-up hippie vans, favourite skis and Fernie Alpine Resort chairlifts. I imagine season-pass holders high-fiving to this sentiment as giant… Read More [+]

Living large in Labrador

Sandra Phinney visits a storied land

- May 15, 2015
My first encounter with Labrador and her people was four years ago. Little did I know I would return not once, but twice, and, as I’m writing this story, I’m already planning another trip to… Read More [+]
Peace Bridge / Calgary / Photo by Lori Andrews

Chasing the light in Calgary, Alberta

Writer Kim Gray muses on a unique urban landscape

- May 7, 2015
As I write this post, the sun spills through the window into my small office. It seems fitting as I re-visit a story I’ve been continually revising for more than two decades now. Twenty-one years… Read More [+]

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