Monthly Archives: April 2017

ERIC REILLY CONSTRUCTION

THE CONTRARIAN ERIC REILLY CONSTRUCTION Some events have a way of making outsize changes to local history, and one of them was the Eric Reilly Construction Company, who came in 1954 to build the TransCanada highway at Oxdrift. Part of … Continue reading

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DRUG DEALERS DOWN ON THE FARM

THE CONTRARIAN WILLY BRANT’S DIARY — Stopped at Joe’s on the way home from town the other day to drop off some parts I picked up for him at the bus depot. Getting parts for some of his ancient equipment … Continue reading

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TEACHERS

THE CONTRARIAN My clever University-student grand-daughter asked “So, why do we even need teachers? Or even schools? All we need is proper computer programming, and they can learn by following along on their computer.” Wooh, good question, why, indeed, given … Continue reading

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CALIFORNIA FLOODS

THE CONTRARIAN A page from Willy Brant’s diary — Went over to help Joe with some fence repairs the other day. We were fixing up his bull pen so he can keep old Sam separated from the cows for a … Continue reading

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