harry-sandhu-148249-unsplash Why does Canada celebrate July 1st as our annual day of national pride, instead of July 4th? This goes back to the formation of our country on July 1st, 1867 when the British North American Act under Prime Minister John A. MacDonald made the federation of four provinces “the Dominion of Canada”. The year [...]
The idea for Northern Deception came in stages. I was entering a contest looking for books about Canadian heroes, to be set in Canada or set outside Canada but the main criteria was that the hero had to be a Canadian. So, I was mulling over ideas for a Canadian hero and I knew most people would think of making their hero a Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer because they’re a Canadian icon—the red-coated Mountie on a horse. And I’d been joking with my husband that people think of Canadians as either Mounties or lumberjacks in red plaid shirts.