Bestseller bias

One novel to change our nation. Such is the prized label of this year’s Canada Reads winner, designated the novel that speaks most to what Canadians care about. Now in its 13th year, this compe...
At the top of the world // Alex Giesbrecht

Curing beginners’ nerves

It was only after the long journey to Kicking Horse’s radiant summit that my knees started to shake. Wholly unprepared for the panoramic view of mountaintops stretching beyond the horizon, I st...

Confiscation time

With the news that a driver went to absurd lengths to watch videos on his laptop while speeding and veering across lanes in a winter storm, distracted driving is once again at the forefront of traffi...

Halt the high speed

For some, the push for a high-speed train link between Edmonton and Calgary is a sure sign the cities are ready to move ahead as allies rather than feuding siblings. However, as amicable as they may ...
// Snow Valley Ski Club

Slopes in the city

The fact I don’t own a car has seldom been more apparent than when looking for a place to go skiing. There are few options for beginners—distant resorts in the Rockies are technically demanding...
// Ross Vincent

Muggles on the pitch

All too rarely do fantasy and reality intersect in such a way that pushes our world in a better direction. There are valuable lessons to be learned from the most fantastic of stories, and their real-...