THIS IS MY PRAIRIE ~ CORB LUND

Earlier this year in our April/May 2021 Special Edition: Habitat and Grasslands Conservation issue of Canadian Cowboy we featured the article “You Can’t Rebuild a Mountain” by Sid Marty, detailing the open pit mining controversy throughout the Alberta Mountains. Albertan musician Corb Lund has not been shy about how he feels about open pit mining …

You Can’t Rebuild a Mountain

By Sid Marty Photos Courtesy Sid Marty, Callum Gunn, Paul Samycia   The Crowsnest Pass is celebrated for its colourful past of rum runners and hardy coal miners — men and families from all over Canada and Europe who came to work in its underground mines. But through its boom-and-bust cycles, the area seemed cursed …