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Parents were truly pioneer stock

By George Hennessy – Coldstream, B.C. After years of reading, The Senior Paper has become an important part of my life. The heartwarming stories of early times in Canada, depicting the spirit of immigrating settlers, comes to life in the inspiring stories which has become a true chapter of Canadian history! My parents were of [continue...]

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Old horse had other ideas

By Peggy (Clemitson/Young) de Roaldes – Nanton, Alta. One day when I was five years old I wanted so much to have a horseback ride. I begged my mother for [continue…]

Sketched Memories

Picture Perfect Memories


Going to school

By Susan Yaschuk – Biggar, Sask. Talk about modes of transportation! This is one of the ways we travelled to school, called Lizard Lake. The cart was made out of [continue…]


School Days circa 1949

Springfield School, near Waldheim, Sask., in 1949 marching with their banner at Field Day. Several schools would compete in high jump, broad jump, and ball games at Field Days and [continue…]


‘I owe those people so much’

By Velda Currie – Morden, Man. Carlton Junction School was located four miles south of Carlyle in southeast Saskatchewan. My first teacher was Miss Alice Nichol. Alice now is Mrs. Van [continue…]


Elevators at Lacombe

All that’s left is the memories of the elevators at Lacombe, Alta. This photo was taken a few days before they were torn down. Photo submitted by Cliff Swarbrick of [continue…]

The Lighter Side

  • A pilot landed his plane with a rather bumpy landing. As he stood by the door saying goodbye to the passengers as they exited the airplane, he was afraid that [continue...]


Tasty Recipes


Chicken & Rice Salad

2 cups diced cooked chicken 2 cups cooked rice 1 cup mayonnaise (approximately) 1-1⁄2 cups diced red apples 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 cup diced celery 1 cup seedless green [continue…]

Ahh, the memories!