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Lady Agnes Macdonald, Mother of Confederation

Can you imagine sitting unstrapped on an old candle box nailed to the cowcatcher of a 60 ton train travelling at roller coaster speeds down 2800 feet of a Rocky Mountain slope toward the Kicking Horse River below? I can’t. But … Continue reading

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Heralds of Spring and Gratitude – The Tulip

This is a story that Canadians talk about every spring. It’s a story about kindness, courage and gratitude. It involves one of the many heralds of spring – the beautiful, graceful and colourful tulip. It starts one fateful afternoon in … Continue reading

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