Canada: New Program Has First Nations’ Reading Scores Soaring

In Canada, Native Americans are referred to as ‘First Nations’, and the challenges within these communities are the same. In 2010, Canada made a point of improving reading and writing skills among First Nations with a new program and the results are impressive.

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Golf’s on the Rocks, Player Numbers Stagnating

This article comes from Canada, but on this side of the border the story is the same. New players are not joining the game as quickly as people are leaving the game, and total rounds are decreasing.

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Alberta Coal-Powered Energy Producers Face Uncertain Future with New Leadership

Last weeks revolution in the political leadership of Alberta has the energy industry paying attention. Premier-designate Rachel Notley has been an outspoken proponent of moving away from coal. Get a recap on the issue from McCleans.ca.

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Book Review: The Wanderings and Writings of Willie Nelson

There are few performers as iconic as Willie Nelson, and that status is only earned after a long and colorful life. If you’re curious about some of the stories from that life, check out the quick review of It’s A Long Story.

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The Interview: Adam Trigg on the Canoe Trip of a Lifetime

Have you ever thought about paddling from the Gulf of Mexico to the arctic circle? Me neither, that’s why this article was cool.

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When Nature Delivers Winter, Go With it

When nature gives you winter for five months a year, it’s better to go ahead and embrace it. With that in mind, Edmonton’s Freezeway — an 11km outdoor commute by skate concept — is moving towards the fast-track lane.

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