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Gleaning knowledge

Gleaning knowledge

By Shannon Courtney Originally printed in Salty, Vol. 1, Issue 1, October 2016, saltyisland.com. Reprinted with permission. What do knitting, glee clubs, board games and food preserving have in common? If you guessed the 1950s, you wouldn’t be wrong, but these...

Why We Love Manitoba

Why We Love Manitoba

From flapper pie to snorkelling with belugas, this province is full of surprises—and dill pickle vodka!  Despite growing up in one of Manitoba’s neighbouring provinces (Ontario), a family road trip to Winnipeg and beyond was never entertained, even though it was...

Where the Stars Align in Canada

Where the Stars Align in Canada

I’ve been starry eyed for a long time. Growing up in the country, I took dark skies for granted. I thought everyone could simply step outside and sit under a chandelier of stars like I did. My mom routinely pulled us outside to observe some planetary event or meteor...

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