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  • Lady with the Iron Ring

    An Engineer’s Memoir of Hope, Luck and Success by

    In 1978, Nattalia Lea became the first woman to graduate from the University of British Columbia with a bio-resources engineering degree – an era when less than 0.5% of Canadian professional engineers were female. Then 26 years later, in 2004, after ...


  • The Essence of Time

    Farming in Alberta and Saskatchewan by

    Pat and Toms electrifying first encounter, falling in love. That love affair that sparked behind the scenes was relatively short lived but was a turning point from being a shy quiet girl to running a business herself. Their lives criss- crossed ...


  • A Tremor Through Time

    Recollections from a Northern Ontario Childhood by

    Tragic Coincidence A baby dies in a car accident on the way to a memorial mass, fifteen years to the day after the mining accident that took the life of his grandfather. This tragic coincidence set the stage for the author’s birth a year later. A ...


  • She Who Wears Moccasins and Carries A Big Stick

    If I I Told You Would You Believe Me by

    My father calls and tells me I have a name for you—"She Who Wears Moccasins and Carries a Big Stick" to which I reply what does that mean and he replies—"the moccasins represents your traditional spiritual walk and the big stick is symbolized by ...


  • Farmwives in Profile

    17 Women: 17 candid questions about their lives Photos & Recipes by

    When Billi married her husband, a 4th generation Canadian farmer, she quickly discovered there were very little photographs of their rich, 100-year farming heritage. As a writer + photographer, she felt called to do something about it. Since ...


  • Unwinding Graves

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    At just over four pounds at birth, and hovering near a hundred pounds as a young adult, all her life Laurie was tiny yet fierce. Growing up in a large family, often without a fixed address, childhood was an adventure for Laurie. With no choice but ...


  • The Unwanted Twins

    God is always watching by

    As a child, Heidi Kline endured unfathomable physical and sexual abuse at the hands of almost everyone she ever trusted. She and her twin sister, Holly, were labelled "The Unwanted Twins" by their entire family and spent their early years feeling ...


  • Forget the Bitch, Get Rich

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    Forget the Bitch, Get Rich tells the riveting and powerful story of Delia Annmargaret. Delia shares her powerful story of how she deals with betrayal—and the bitch she blames for her cruel twist of fate—she is tormented with thoughts of ...


  • Forgiven

    A Journey Through Love, Pain, and Self-Discovery by

    Forgiven relates the trials and troubles that have brought author Najah Williams to where she is today: a woman right with God; a survivor of abuse—committed by others and permitted, time and again, by herself; a fulfilled mother and a published ...


  • A Chameleon from the Land of the Quagga

    An Immigrant's Story by

    Growing up ‘European’ in 1930s and ‘40s South Africa, Joan leads a privileged life … though marred by family tragedy. After she escapes her Victorian grandmother’s repressive upbringing to study midwifery, she comes face to face with the racial ...