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  • Bicycle Snowplow!

    Why and How to Plow Pathways by

    A New Kind of Cycling Advocacy. In Calgary Alberta, bicycle snowplowing was born at a time when pathways weren't plowed at all. Early snowplowing pioneers convinced City Hall that pathways needed to be plowed, not just for cyclists and pedestrians, ...


  • A Lucky Prairie Boy

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    Resilience. Persistence. Determination. Ingenuity. These are qualities farmers possess, and they were required to be a successful pioneer. They also happened to be some of the founding characteristics of the Brewster family. Douglas K. Brewster ...


  • Before the Storm

    Exploring Protection Planning and Security Integration by

    We build infrastructure and everything else for a purpose, which enables a service, activity, or capability. All infrastructure has a purpose. When we protect against harm, it is the purpose that we are protecting. When we know how to protect that ...


  • Lean Construction Concrete Tower Sequencing Pre-Excavation to Occupancy

    A Superintendents Perspective by

    A high percentage of construction projects have budget and cost overruns. Productivity has flatlined in the last fifty years. Costly rework and defects are common. Lean construction is the bringing together and the respect for all jobsite team ...


  • Cover Cropping in Western Canada

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    What is soil health and why is it so important? In short, healthy soil allows farmers to continue to produce our food safely and inexpensively, so it is vitally important to all of us and generations to come. Cover Cropping in Western Canada ...


  • Don't Be Bare

    What Every Contractor Needs to Know About Insurance by

    ARE YOU A SMALL TO MID-SIZE CONTRACTOR? If you are, you know that contractors face plenty of risks just completing their work on time and on budget. But what about those risks you’re trusting your insurance policies to cover? Have you ever ...


  • Waves Of Hope

    The Impact of Galcom Radio Worldwide by

    This is the compelling story of how God took a country boy, gave him a worldwide vision and then used him to impact the world through radio. From steamy jungles to clattering cities, from wind swept deserts to frozen tundra GALCOM solar-powered, ...


  • On Cold Iron

    A Story of Hubris and the 1907 Quebec Bridge Collapse by

    When engineering students in Canada are soon to graduate, the solemn “Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer,” penned by none other than Rudyard Kipling, charges them with their Obligation to high standards, humility, and ethics. Each budding engineer ...


  • Save Our Troubled World

    The Unprecedented Innovative Feasible World Salvation Project by

    Today, when natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes seem to be regular occurrences, it can be hard to hold out hope for a better tomorrow. But in Save Our Troubled World, author James Chen dares to dream of a new era where the effects ...


  • Introduction to Live Sound Reinforcement

    The Science, the Art, and the Practice by

    For live sound engineers, this book is an invaluable resource in the path to career development. This edition builds upon the clear writing and comprehensive illustrations of the previous edition to explain the fundamental concepts of acoustics and ...