Brock’s Monument is a 56-metre (185 ft) column atop Queenston Heights, in Queenston, Ontario, dedicated to Major General Sir Isaac Brock, one of Canada’s heroes of the War of 1812. Having recently studied the war with the girls, it was amazing to see some of the places and forts in the Niagara region.
At the top of Mount Revelstoke National Park, this fire tower stands as a reminder of an age of fire spotting that has been passed by technology. These days, fire spotting planes follow routes derived from lightning strike data, increasing the chances of early intervention.
Signs are an interesting part of human or institutional communication. This sign occupies the grounds of the former Mountainview school in Revelstoke. Preliminary plans are being developed for a reuse of these lands. View Larger Map
Sometimes I read for pleasure, but often my reading takes me on a journey ranging from pain, frustration, through to a cathartic release of anger at how stupid we are sometimes. While reading can be an escape from the mundane moments of life, some books remind me to look closer at the people around me, […]
Winona LaDuke is a notable author and native american from Minasotta. Democracy is not a spectator sport. Who is it that is going to fix things? We look around our community and despite all of our shortcomings – it is community that holds the key to change. We need to learn how to be good […]