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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, ...


  • 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 ...


  • Secrets of the Span

    Lions Gate Renewed by

    Lilia D'Acres, Lieutenant Governor Award's winner for 'Lions Gate' has written the second story of the bridge, highlighting the dishonouring of First Nations in the building process. The Lions Gate bridge refurbishment remains a world feat in ...