Laura Neilson Bonikowsky

Laura Neilson Bonikowsky is an Alberta writer.

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Thomas Chandler Haliburton, aka Sam Slick

| September 2, 2010 | 0 Comments
Thomas Chandler Haliburton, aka Sam Slick

Thomas Haliburton was an upper-crust Tory, a successful lawyer and businessman who was appointed to Nova Scotia’s Supreme Court and held office in England after his retirement. He was wealthy, respected and influential — and deeply frustrated. As a member of the conservative elite, Haliburton could not freely express his progressive opinions in Nova Scotia […]

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Who owns the Arctic?

| September 2, 2010 | 0 Comments
Who owns the Arctic?

High in the Canadian Arctic, working from a camp on Borden Island, a group of scientists uses autonomous vehicles to survey the floor of the Arctic Ocean. If they are successful in proving that Canada’s continental shelf is connected to a region around the geographic North Pole, their work will support the Canadian government’s assertion […]

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