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Teaching Students the Mistakes of the Past Before History Repeats Again

“Starting with the youngest members of our society, Alberta commits to residential school survivors…”

While I was browsing through the large stock piles of articles on the internet, I came across an article concerning aboriginal/first nation education in Alberta; they’re making it mandatory to teach students about residential schools. 669 more words

Grizzley bear country

Some, well actually all of the locals I know in Canada suggested to not take the long way west by driving for days through a very monotonous landscape … wheat fields, wheat fields, wheat fields, gas station and fast food, wheat fields … 284 more words


Apparently Parks Canada Doesn’t Want You Using Their Trails

The national parks of the Canadian Rockies are stunningly beautiful. They are also laced with trails that allow visitors of all levels of athleticism to get off the highway and step right into that gorgeous scenery. 410 more words


Nothing in this world could ever bring them down..

The title of this post comes from the song Cool Kids by Echosmith, I have had that song on repeat for weeks now and can’t seem to get enough of it. 284 more words

"we shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time."

-T.S. Eliot

John is currently in San Francisco and I’m sitting here trying to plan out a budget for an adventure come December.  Myself and budgets don’t exactly get along.   1,137 more words

15 grain cars derail on CN freight train in northern Alberta

HONDO, Alta. – Investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a CN freight train derailment in northern Alberta.

CN spokeswoman Lindsay Fedchyshyn says 15 grain cars went off the track near Hondo, approximately 180 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, early Sunday. 56 more words