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YUKON WATERSHED PROTECTED!

National Geographic reports A Canadian Supreme Court decision spares the massive Peel Watershed from development and mining. Environmental and indigenous groups are cheering a landmark decision by Canada’s highest court on Friday, which ordered the Yukon Territorial Government to abide by a negotiated plan to preserve one of the largest intact wilderness areas in North […]

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Conservation

Bean counters - part 2

André was a big man, six feet tall and weighing over 300 pounds. He had had a painful childhood, much of it spent in an orphanage, but in the orphanage he learned how to cook. 358 more words

Faith And Life

How Not to Compost

There are a lot of “man” things i cannot do.  i cannot fix a car.  i can fix smaller things, like a lawnmower, but if the carb is out of whack, then i am cooked.  711 more words

Humour

NaNoWriMo: "The Hunger" by S.C. Jensen PART 2

In an effort to keep myself motivated to stay the NaNoWriMo course this year, I’ve decided to post my progress here once or twice a week. 6,640 more words

Novels

A Break in the Clouds

Judy thought the colours in this painting might be too breathtaking…  breathtaking is ok with everyone else who has seen it!  We are known for dramatic skies in Northern Alberta, so we can well imagine a night like this one.

Art

Toronto company to use drones to deliver necessities in remote Ontario community

A Toronto tech company is about to start testing drone deliveries to a remote First Nation community in Northern Ontario, in the first endeavour of this kind in Canada. 698 more words

Canada

Guest Curator: Andrea Kunard

Canada: Who Do We Think We Are? is a new exhibition by Library and Archives Canada (LAC) marking the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. This exhibition is accompanied by a year-long blog series. 996 more words

Photography