Shadow, Light, Colour ~ Meet Neepin Auger

By Craig Couillard     It started with a dream of a flying bear soaring between two realms — and from that vision came another stunning piece by Indigenous artist Neepin Auger.  The daughter of the late Calgary Stampede Hall of Fame artist Dale Auger, Neepin has been honing her craft since an early age. …

Quilts of Valour

A Gift of Gratitude By Terri Mason   Quilts of Valour Canada began with a gift of compassion. In 2006, Edmonton, Alta., quilter Lezley Zwaal read about three Canadian Armed Forces members recovering in hospital from injuries they received in Afghanistan. She decided to help the one way she knew how: she made each one …

War Horses

           Memorials Around the World Remembrance Day (also known as Armistice Day) has been observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember the members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Remembrance Day is observed on November 11th to recall the …

Cowboy Poetry: A Veteran

He was getting old and paunchy, and his hair was falling fast, And he sat around the Legion, telling stories of the past. Of a war that he once fought in, and the deeds that he had done, In his exploits with his buddies; they were heroes, every one. And ‘tho sometimes to his neighbours, …