Stories of Prince Albert

Connie Sampson

PEACE DAMIT

Have you any idea how much water it takes to provide your home with power for a year? If your energy were supplied by hydro (water) power, it would take much more than 23 million liters. That’s a lot of water. Fortunately for people in Ontario, the eastern American seaboard and the people of B.C., Alberta and Alaska, they have that kind of water lying around. Or rather, not lying around but working hard for them.

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Canada

I realized yesterday, that in the past few months, I have been in every province and one territory. I didn’t know I had A Canada 150 Project, but I guess I did.

Two of our sons have travelled abroad extensively. Both remarked when they returned from Europe, “Man, am I glad we live in Canada”. One has to see the other parts of the American continent and Europe to begin to realize how phenomenally lucky we are.

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RACISM - Didn’t Anyone Learn?

Do you remember the shooting death of Leo LaChance, a Cree man shot by neo-Nazi Carney Nerland, on River Street in Prince Albert? The courthouse now stands where Nerland’s gun shop, the site of the murder once stood. LaChance was shot because Nerland had no respect for non-whites and felt like shooting. He did not consider LaChance to be a man. In an interview with me, he talked of First Nations and other non-white races as “mud people”.

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Peace Damit

Have you any idea how much water it takes to provide your home with power for a year? If your energy were supplied by hydro (water) power, it would take much more than 23 million liters. That’s a lot of water. Fortunately for people in Ontario, the eastern American seaboard and the people of B.C., Alberta and Alaska, they have that kind of water lying around. Or rather, not lying around but working hard for them.

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Signs of Talent and Talent in Signs

The Wolfe rocks!

They really wanted to learn to play. They met in French class. Tefa Thompson learned to play the drums and Gabrielle Giroux learned the guitar. They asked Siobhan Bayda to join them and “The Wolfe” was born.

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