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  • Tales from the Trail

    Adventure Stories by

    A collection of non-fiction short stories, Tales from the Trail details Dawson Smith’s many hunting expeditions with hunting partner Bill Cash and others. Filled with close calls and lots of luck, these stories are cast upon the wild backdrop of ...


  • North Shore Rescue

    If You Get Lost Today, Will Anyone Know? by

    The North Shore Rescue Team has existed since 1965 and has performed thousands of search and rescue operations on the North Shore Mountains and other locations throughout British Columbia and Washington State. Team activities have assisted at least ...


  • Magical Albert

    How a Preemie Foal Changed One Couple’s Definition of Family Forever by

    When an unexpected medical miracle allows both a champion racing mare and her preemie colt to survive a critical emergency, their owners, Dave and Renata Lumsden, can only hold their breath as they watch the foal grow. Dave is optimistic, but ...


  • The History of Professional Hockey in Victoria

    BC: 1911-2011 by

    The History of Professional Hockey in Victoria is an in-depth examination of professional hockey in Victoria. It includes details on the different leagues, statistics on every game played by a Victoria team, and information on every player to dress ...


  • Perseverance

    One Month Canoeing the Mackenzie River by

    In the summer of 2006, four old men began an adventure that took them from the suburbs of Washington State through British Columbia and Alberta to Great Slave Lake in Canada’s Northwest Territories. In two canoes, they began a 900-mile (1,500 km) ...


  • Suffering Up Manaslu

    by

    Above 8,000 metres in the death zone, life begins to die. Step by arduous step, mountaineer David B Bethell is determined to summit the Himalayan peak, Mt Manaslu, known as the Mountain of the Soul. He’s driven not only by his love of mountains, but ...


  • Silent Winds of Aikido

    by

    The ‘Silent Winds’ refers to the stillness and internal silence at the centre of all Aikido techniques. The silence is infused with awareness – awareness of the space surrounding you, awareness of the internal landscape of thoughts and emotions, ...


  • A Cowboy's Life

    Memories of a Western Cowboy in an Empire Of Grass by

    “Either the whisky goes or I go.” These words were uttered by the author’s great grandmother after a harrowing trip by riverboat and stagecoach to her new husband’s ranch on the raw frontier of British Columbia’s Cariboo country. This is a memoir ...


  • Lessons Learned

    My Journey to the Podium by

    Life constantly changes the shots it throws at us. Do you know what to do when life’s on a breakaway to your open net? Or, do you know how to face a major roadblock in your career? Furthermore, are you looking for gold medal-winning strategies ...


  • On-ice CPN Plan Reduces the Trauma of Concussions

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    Concussions in hockey injure more than just the player. They injure our healthcare infrastructure, our insurance claims, our families, and the reputation and integrity of the sport itself. The need to find a way to reduce concussions has never been ...