Goose Egg

  We’d made a wild and hard old run A thousand miles or more And I’m sittin’ high in the average With just one pony more On his withers sat my riggin’ Just where it ought to set And I got a go out of the box As good as you could get Reversing in …

The War on Boar

Dr. Ryan Brook has been trying to incite a war against Saskatchewan’s wild boar for several years, and it appears as though his efforts may now be paying off. A University of Saskatchewan assistant professor, Brook has been studying the wild boar population in the province since 2011. At first, all he wanted to do …

Wilf Carter

The Father of Canadian country Music Wilf Carter is commonly recognized as Canada’s first country music star. Also known as the Yodelling Cowboy and, in the United States as Montana Slim, Carter had a profound impact on Canadian country music from the 1930s until the end of the 1950s. Born in 1904 in Nova Scotia, …

The One Who Checks the Pens

When it comes to feedin’ calves There’s a lot of things one needs Like sheltered corrals and drainage, Clean water and good feed. And in spite of k.d. lang, Much to cattlemen’s relief, Most of the population’s Still into eatin’ beef. But with truckin’ and the banker, Feed and vet bills to be paid And …