Coal mine catastrophe

By Clifford Scott – White Rock, B.C. In 1949-1950 I worked at the ABC Coal Mine in Drumheller, Alta. They had about 100 men working in the mine. They had a [continue…]


Side of house had a pink glow

By Sylvia Wur – Saskatoon, Sask. One cold winter evening at the end of March we three children were sitting around the kitchen table. Having finished our homework, we were waiting [continue…]

The Lighter Side

Pa won’t be happy…

A farm boy accidentally overturned his wagonload of corn. A farmer who lived nearby heard the noise and yelled over to the boy, “Hey William, forget your troubles. Come in [continue…]


‘I was almost frozen stiff’

By Gordon Phillips – Surrey, B.C. The village of Colfax, Sask., 25 miles northwest of Weyburn, had no source of water near the village. Drinking water was hauled in summer by wagon [continue…]