Mike Drew, Hemaruka, and A mention in passing

My friend and colleague, Lorena Franchuk, alerted me to the fact that the legendary Calgary Sun photographer and columnist, Mike Drew, was on CBC Radio earlier today. While I don’t know him personally, Mike was a great inspiration to me in the early days of this project. I was pleased to hear he and I […]

#FABTrip15: A date with Helen, Mary, Ruth and Kate

In 1926 the C.N. railroad came through Hemaruka, and the following year, Rose Healy started a restaurant, the Kayo Café. Rose remained in Hemaruka, serving meals with the help of her daughter, Frances, until Rose’s passing in December 1935. (Source: Where the prairie meets the hills: Veteran, Loyalist and Hemaruka districts) #Alberta #Canada #history #FABTrip15 @gregfarries […]