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Paid for own bike

By Anada Holtz – Leduc, Alta. I was 12 years old and yearned for a bike of my own. For two years, I’d listened for my name on the radio every month when [more…]

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Bear swats cub into the air

By Les Plomp – Dryden, Ont. My family and I moved from Moosehorn, Man. to Ear Falls, Ont. in 1967 where I was employed as mechanical supervisor in a large [more…]

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Tails could net them a fortune!

By Marina Antonenko – Saskatoon, Sask. When spring arrives, so do pussy willows, crocuses, crows, and gophers. As preschoolers, we were always active – not much escaped our attention! We heard [more…]

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Mom rode on motorcycle

By Chuck Morden– McCreary, Man. My amazing mother was born in Germany, came to Canada at the age of 12, learned to read and write English without going to school, married, [more…]

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Mom taught sewing to girls’ club

By Dorathea (Riecken) Little – Regina, Sask. In 1938 the extension department at the University of Saskatchewan was offering a program called ‘home craft’ for teenage girls and a bit [more…]

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Passionate about antique autos

By Art Chamberland – Pincher Creek, Alta. I was born in 1926 to Marian and George Chamberland, and raised by Mr. and Mrs. Art Leduc. My mother passed away when [more…]

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Polly would never leave her side

By RUBY (Briscoe) MONDRY – Vernon, B.C. I was raised in St. Boswells in the southwestern part of Saskatchewan between Gravelbourg and Swift Current. My parents ran the telephone office. Mother [more…]