Category Archives: Canada

The Wild of Grizzly Creek, the Yukon

The Yukon is known for its history, legends, characters and incredible landscapes. It is also known as a place where outdoor dreams and adventures are realized. If you are an angler looking for some incredible fishing in the heart of … Continue reading

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Holiday Book Clearance

It’s time for the annual holiday sale of my two novels, The Search for Grizzly One and Dog Runner. Now, until December 31, 2010, you can purchase signed copies of my award winning adventure novels for $5.00 (Cdn or US) … Continue reading

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Gun Registration Survives, So What?

It’s a good question. All that occurred on September 22, 2010—when the Canadian Parliament voted to kill a private member’s bill (C-391) that would have ended the registration of long guns in Canada—was that the status quo was maintained. We … Continue reading

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Why Gun Registration in Canada should be Abolished

I didn’t think it would happen. I thought we were stuck with an incredibly flawed, national, long-gun registration system for the foreseeable future. Unless the Conservatives (the only party to support scrapping the registry) could gain enough seats in the … Continue reading

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Cranes and Oil Spills

In my June column for the Alberta Outdoorsmen, I relate how watching flocks of hundreds of sandhill cranes slowly spiral on rising thermals this spring caused me to wonder where these birds came from (marshes along the Gulf of Mexico … Continue reading

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The Off-season Blues

For those who don’t partake in  outdoor activities in winter, the short and cold days can cause so-called “cabin fever” where people isolate themselves inside their homes and start feeling depressed about their situation. In my February column for the … Continue reading

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The Firearms Mess

  I didn’t think it would ever happen under a minority Conservative government; but happen it did, at least in part. In my December Alberta Outdoorsmen column, I discuss the passage through second reading of Bill C-391 in the Canadian … Continue reading

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