Monthly Archives: October 2012

Peace Professional Photography

October is Canadian Library Month!  You can find Don Pettit’s books through our local libraries. Don Pettit is an explorer/photographer of the Peace Country.  With 25 years of experience immersing himself in the wild corners of the region while honing … Continue reading

Posted in Authors and Writers, history, Photography | 1 Comment

A Doctor’s Calling

If you have been in the Peace Country for a while, you will know the case.  In 1999, Dr. Douglas Snider of Fairview disappeared.  A fellow doctor, Abraham Cooper, was charged with manslaughter. Hazel Magnussen, Snider’s sister, wrote a remarkably … Continue reading

Posted in Authors and Writers, history | 1 Comment

Cartoonist Hails From Fairview

October is Canadian Library Month!  You can get a taste of Steve Notley’s books through the Spirit River library. It’s ComiCon time, and the Peace Country is not left out of the fun.  We have an indy cartoonist to call … Continue reading

Posted in Artists, Authors and Writers | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Fairview True Crime Writer

October is Canadian Library Month!  You can get Patricia MacQuarrie’s book through the Spirit River Municipal Library. Like many other Peace Country authors, Fairview born Patricia MacQuarrie finds that her upbringing in a strong farming community sometimes makes an appearance … Continue reading

Posted in Authors and Writers | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Pierrette Requier: Peace Country Bilingual Poet

October is Canadian Library Month!  You can find Pierrette Requier’s book at Spirit River Municipal Library. Pierrette Requier was the fourth of eleven siblings: third-generation Peace Country farm people.  Raised in Donnelly, she speaks Northern Alberta dialects of both French … Continue reading

Posted in Authors and Writers, history | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Memoirs of a Paramedic

October is Canadian Library Month!  You can get Michael C. Burzek’s book through Peace Country libraries! For nine years, Michael C. Burzek experienced all aspects of emergency medicine.  From boredom to adrenaline, fear to camaraderie, the career of a paramedic … Continue reading

Posted in Authors and Writers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A.M. Bezanson: Promotor of the Peace

October is Canadian Library Month!  You can find A.M. Bezanson’s work through your local library.   Over to the Calverley archives once again today, to an article about another Peace Country author.  A.M. Bezanson was a rancher and sawmill operator … Continue reading

Posted in Authors and Writers, history | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment