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Northwest Territories:  The True North Strong and Free!

Northwest Territories:  The True North Strong and Free!

By Aaron Wasylyk Five lines into our national anthem you’ll find the familiar refrain “The True North strong and free!”. Now, while I have no way of knowing if poet Robert Stanley Weir, who first penned those patriotic lyrics way back in 1908, was directly ...
Hitching a Ride with the Performance Boat Club of Canada

Hitching a Ride with the Performance Boat Club of Canada

By Aaron Wasylyk Kenny Rogers famously sang, “You got to know when to hold ‘em.  Know when to fold ‘em. Know when to walk away. And know when to run.” Now everybody knows that he was most definitely singing about a card game, born in dusty saloons and playe...