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Category Archive: Living On The Edge

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What’s Up With “No Trespassing” Signs When You Travel In Canada? – Why Landowners want to keep you out!

When I first moved to Canada I didn’t get it either. Especially out in the country with a meagre population you come across No Trespassing signs frequently. Private Property – Keep Out – Trespassers will be prosecuted. What are the reasons for all this? What does it mean? Why are Canadians so possessive about their property and worried about trespassers? […]

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Miracle Horses And How They Stole My Heart

Who remembers them? Whoever has been to Silver Spur Trails the last few years will remember my miracle horses. Maybe you have ridden one of them and have a special memory or a photograph? Please send it to me, and add something to my memory. I will never forget them, my miracle horses; they all will be remembered and live […]

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Why Moving To Canada Might Be A Bad Idea

Canada, the country of your dreams is calling. You’re ready for a move and a new start. When you think about moving to Canada you visualize the immense space, endless opportunities, authentic living, nature pure, the friendly Canadians, and wilderness like nowhere else.  That all sounds like heaven on earth, and that’s exactly the place you want to be. Truth […]

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Canadian Outhouse Or The Privy

Don’t be shocked if you ask for a toilet when you’re out in the country and you get directed to an outhouse. Unless you are a seasoned traveller, the mention of an outhouse can be enough to turn your stomach. However, in many places in Canada, the outhouse is still the only sanitary pit in the woods. You better get […]

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Hay prices unheard of in BC

Western Canada’s 2015 drought and soaring hay prices are leaving it’s marks, as hay suppliers are taking advantage of it. I fully agree, small hay farm operations have it tough some years. If you don’t have irrigated fields and you depend on the weather, a mixture of sunshine and rain at the right time, you might just be out of […]

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