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A Snippet From History

From the Edmonton Journal of August 1, 1925: In the great democracy of the Peace there is a place for every enterprising young man.  Fred Kingsley was formerly a barber.  He stropped up his razor for the last time as … Continue reading

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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

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Rex Holmes, Author of The Spruces

October is Canadian Library Month!  You can order Rex Holmes’ novel through our local libraries. Rex Holmes grew up during the Great Depression in a homesteading family.  Life was tough in the bush near Pouce Coupe, but Holmes’ gritty, live … Continue reading

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