• Outdoors

    Wild Jobs Part Ten: Snow School Instructor

    Skiing and snowboarding are favourite pastimes for many Albertans during the long winter months. Spending time with family and friends at any of our fabulous winter resorts is an amazing way to enjoy the coldest [...]
  • History

    The Horseman Rides Forever

    If you believe in legends you’ll want to know about the shadowy figure that lurks in the Elk Valley near the mountain town of Fernie, British Columbia. According to local lore William Fernie, the man [...]
  • Outdoors

    Britches on a Branch

    Sometime around the middle of the twentieth century a new species of tree was found blooming in the vicinity of a mountain resort. This tree was unlike any other plant species previously discovered. It would [...]




In the Spotlight

From Police Outpost To Modern City

by Tyler Dixon in History

What was it like to stand in the middle of a wide open prairie and imagine a city?                ~Inscription on Mountie statue overlooking Fort Calgary. The confluence of [...]

Food & Drink

  • Buying and Eating Locally, In Two Recipes

    September 8, 2014
    I’ve made a serious effort over the past few years to buy locally as much as possible. As someone who spent years working for small, locally-owned independent businesses, I’ve become intimately familiar with how important these [...]