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It took Fort McMurray little more than half a century to grow from a town of 1,200 to a city seven times that size.read more
The 1966 bombing of Nelson’s Pillar in Dublin may have thrilled some of Ireland’s republican sympathizers. But it saddened me.read more
One of the four original Centre Street bridge lions is about to be rebuilt and installed in a Calgary city park. Here’s a story I wrote about these historic lions for the Calgary Herald in 1999.read more
The work continues on my novel-in-progress, but now in private.read more