Rising with Community Gardens: Three Cities

Vancouver’s Sole Foods: Bringing Back Dignity and Purpose to Emptiness  Last year, a large dreary parking lot in downtown Vancouver was transformed with rows of bright green vegetables under the shadow of B.C. Stadium, elevated light rail viaduct and condo towers.  It didn’t take long for rich green leaves to unfurl and cover part of the…

North West Mounted Police: Red Jacket Legacy of the RCMP

Right by the Bow River bike-pedestrian path and flat prairie parkland, is Fort Calgary. Once a station for the North West Mounted Police who were part of Calgary’s historic development.  Indeed, the police are part of the Canadian prairie and northern history for law enforcement. Now, we know them at home and abroad, as the Royal…