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Adventure

The Prints and The Paper


Getting eclectic on 124th Street By Markwell Lyon      The Prints and the Paper, located on 10725-124th Street, is a difficult place to pin down. Equal parts graphic art gallery, independent bookshop, stationery seller and picture framer, it feels like the gift shop of the coolest museum you’ve ever visited. Not by accident, either. …

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Alberta Aviation Museum


The Alberta Aviation Museum New look, new stories, new adventure! By Robert Michon With the recent closure of Edmonton’s City Centre Airport, you might have wondered if the airfield’s historic aviation museum would be shutting down, too. Well, wonder no more. Not only is the museum staying open, the staff and volunteers have been hard …

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Fort Edmonton’s Movie Nights


Soak Up Some Cinema – Relive History at Fort Edmonton’s Movie Night By Shawna Dirksen A  summertime getaway can be a beautiful thing. However, with busy highways, long lines at the airport and tourist-packed destinations, taking a summer vacation doesn’t always mean an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Luckily, in our …

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Summer Health


Withstanding Summer’s Heat. Tips for sun-smart health Summer in the city: a season for wandering through street festivals, enjoying outdoor activities, relaxing in the sun and—ideally—not getting a sunburn along the way. Although welcome, the summer season brings with it a few intrinsic health risks to be wary of while out enjoying fun activities. To …

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Autumn Bucket List


An Autumn Bucket List   There’s nothing like a long and lingering fall in Alberta. The smell of harvest in the air, the rustle of leaves underfoot, the sight of geese overhead. For many, it’s the very best time of year. To celebrate it, here’s an autumn bucket list to look forward to.   Host …

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Geocaching


The Hidden World of Geocaching A game (quietly) taking the world by storm By Robert Michon   Geocaches are everywhere. In fact, you’re probably within walking distance of one right now. Alarmed? Don’t be. Geocaching is a fun exploration game that’s gained a strong following in the Edmonton area. In fact, Strathcona County is home …

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Travel Canada


East, West, Home Is Best Make our nation your destination By Vanessa Roset   You’ve heard the saying, “Not all those who wander are lost.” It is the globetrotter’s mantra, often printed on inspirational travel posters designed to lure us abroad. But how often do we wander in our own backyards? From coast to coast, …

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Archery – The Revival


  Drawing a bowstring and a crowd By Robert Michon Let’s face it, archery’s had a pretty bad run the past few hundred years. Accustomed to modern conveniences, the majority of us aren’t hunting for our own food these days. And those who are, aren’t often favouring bows and arrows. But thanks to a current …

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Vancouver Island


If your dollar won’t stretch to a European vacation, one alternative might be Alberta’s left-hand neighbour, British Columbia. July through September is an excellent time to visit Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. The weather is warm, and nature is at its finest. Whether shopping, dining or culture is your pleasure, this regional overview will …

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