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Spring on Chimeroo’s Land

Yesterday’s post was about Chimeroo, The Keeper of the Peace, as told to Sir William Francis Butler.  In celebration of the May Long Weekend, here is a further passage from Butler’s book: It would not be easy to exaggerate the … Continue reading

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The Peace’s Past

Dr. David Leonard is a historian and writer who was born and raised in the Peace Country (Fairview and Sexsmith).  He has taken on the enormous task of studying the settlement and progress of this area and putting all he … Continue reading

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Celebrating Us!

The summer season is upon us again, and that means our area will have visitors and locals alike who are looking for what this area can offer.  Town Spirit would like to invite everyone to use the blog to promote … Continue reading

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Come Create

This idea has been swiped from this fantastic blog here (with professional photography) and also from this wonderful piece of writing created entirely from pictures happened upon from the other side of the world. Town Spirit is a blog about … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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