• Legacy Series Episode 5 – Collateral Damage
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    Legacy Series Episode 5 – Collateral Damage

    We never lost faith in prison camp. That’s one thing I noticed: people always look forward to something better. This is near the end of the war, when we were in Eindhoven, Holland. We were listening to— We had a little small radio, and we got Arnhem Mary on the radio, and she said, “We understand there’s a Canadian squadron in Eindhoven, Holland.” And she said, “This is not your war, you know. You should go home. We feel so sad for you fellas, but maybe we could come over and wish you Merry Christmas.” So we all laughed; we thought that was a big joke. The next morning, there…

  • 20 Best Overland Destinations of 2020
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    20 Best Overland Destinations of 2020

    Hello from Las Vegas, Nevada! My name is Ben of His and Hers Vlogs and welcome to… 20 Must-Visit Overlanding destinations of 2020! I also have to do a plug for our website; hisandhershub.com A central location for increased engagement with us! Ask us questions… Check out our courses… Watch the videos on our amazing player! Find merchandise… It’s all over there on the hub!… And the first must-visit overlanding destination of 2020 has to be… Tuktoyaktuk at the top of the Dempster Highway and the Inuvik-Tuk Highway in Northwest Territories Canada. This is the only public road that will take you to these shores of the Arctic Ocean! It’s…

  • Solo Ultralight Camping Trip In the Remote Northern Manitoba, Canada Wilderness
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    Solo Ultralight Camping Trip In the Remote Northern Manitoba, Canada Wilderness

    well I decided to come out from Winnipeg out into the bush. Backpack in with whatever I could carry in a backpack bring my camera and stuff in there. I just got a bug tent and a siltarp, a very light 10 degree sleeping bag, some food and one little tiny little camp stove and we’ll see what happens. ran I almost ran over this guy. Lucky I slowed down. Oh! Whoops sorry man I didn’t mean to scare you I was just trying to get a different view. Go on now. Ah…there’s a little swamp over there. And he’s coming out of there. That’s a tough turtle. Well it’s…

  • The Métis of Fort Walsh and Cypress Hills Massacre National Historic Sites
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    The Métis of Fort Walsh and Cypress Hills Massacre National Historic Sites

    Cypress Hills are unique to Saskatchewan. When you think of Saskatchewan you think flat, but this area here was missed by the last ice age so you have a flat plateau on the top and folks around here call that the bench and then you have all these coulees and valleys and creeks and springs running through them. Fort Walsh was founded in the mid-1870s as a result of the journey west of the North West Mounted Police to stop the whiskey traders. A lot of the Métis families like the McKays and the La Valais that worked as interpreters were connected to it and some of the daughters of…

  • Yours to explore: working in Fort McMurray, Canada | Shell Careers
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    Yours to explore: working in Fort McMurray, Canada | Shell Careers

    I would say overall Fort Mac is a nice place to be. The best reason for me to come to Fort Mac was because I thought it’ll give me the opportunity to work on the biggest mining project in Canada. The scale of our mining operation at the Atmospheric Fines Drying facility is massive. We move close to 50 to 100 thousand tons per day. Responsibility of my job entails managing an area which is close to 2 million square metres. I have close to 50 people in my department, and our operational budget is close to $30 million. It feels really good to be where I am now. My…

  • The Garry Oak Learning Meadow at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
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    The Garry Oak Learning Meadow at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites

    Garry oak ecosystems are a really special ecosystem, and we like to call them an eco-cultural landscape. ‘Eco’ meaning ecological, and ‘cultural’ because of their longstanding significance to the Coast Salish First Nations. The Coast Salish First Nations coexisted with Garry oak ecosystems for thousands of years. We can think of them really as Coast Salish gardens. It’s a very unique ecosystem in Canada. There’s literally over 900 species of plants, so it’s a very biodiverse ecosystem. Unfortunately, here on Southern Vancouver Island there’s only 5% remaining of the original range of Garry oak ecosystems. And that has a lot to do with forestry practices, with conversion of meadow lands…

  • Rain, Snow, and Sunshine. 3 days along the Alexandra River and Terrace Creek, September 2018
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    Rain, Snow, and Sunshine. 3 days along the Alexandra River and Terrace Creek, September 2018

    yeah I’m fun Oh!! this is the Alexander River Trail it’s pretty overgrown just starting out here for this weekend we’re gonna go to Terrace Creek and spent two nights there and see what the weather’s like tomorrow if it’s nice we’re gonna try and make away up to Cal cigar cabin and if not bomb around the valley check things out but weather’s not too bad today spitting a little bit some snow one is having fun marks loving it so we’re dealing with it’s pretty overgrown pretty wet couple kilometers in and we got some Avalanche stuff to navigate but it looks like somebody’s been out here with…

  • Under the Autism Umbrella:  Providing Shelter From the Storm | Kim Zeglinski | TEDxWinnipeg
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    Under the Autism Umbrella: Providing Shelter From the Storm | Kim Zeglinski | TEDxWinnipeg

    Translator: caterina minasso Reviewer: Helena Bedalli Autism is a spectrum, having a range of traits from the most profound to the very mildest forms, with each identifier often described as being under the autism umbrella. Under the umbrella brings to mind images of safety, protection, right? Isn’t that nice to share an umbrella with a friend, a sweetheart, a group. How about sharing an umbrella with the whole spectrum of people? I’m sure we’ve all wrestled with an umbrella in the wind; all been soaked in the sideways rainfall, and all seen umbrellas sagging and broken. So, how reliable at all is an umbrella, anyway. Depending where you fall under…