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Jeff Burgar I just returned from my birthplace of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The city is as beautiful as I remember, although not keeping up with its brand as “City of Bridges.” Maybe change to something like “City of Parks.” There are…

Mac Olsen How many billions of pizza boxes are manufactured each year throughout the world? Notoriously, they wind up in landfills and it’s appalling to see this one-off type packaging still in use today. However, plastic straws seem to be…

Mac Olsen When it comes to bear encounters, how reckless can people become, especially tourists? I am referring to an incident that took place in Jasper National Park on July 22, when a bunch of tourists stopped to take pictures…

Economists, realtors, governments and banks love to hype up housing sales and home ownership because of the “value” they provide to an economy and one’s personal net worth. But now, with affordability out of reach for many people due to…

Chris Clegg “It isn’t summer if your tongue isn’t purple!” – Calvin in Calvin and Hobbes. And that, ladies and gentleman, is what summer is all about, especially for a six-year-old! A time of play, eating ice cream and popsicles,…

Joe McWilliams This will sound corny, but there’s something inspiring about a trail through the bush. A trail through open country is just fine. A trail in an urban setting is a lot better than a sidewalk and a sidewalk…