Press Clippings

    PUMPKIN CROSS ATTRACTS OVER 200 CYCLISTS OF ALL ABILITIES WITH FOCUS ON FUN, ACCESSIBILITY

    The fields of Maple Ridge were alive with crazy Cyclocross racers garbed in their finest costume attire for the eighth annual Pumpkin Cross race and family cycling event. More than 220 racers took part in this annual cyclocrosser migration to Maple Ridge to compete alongside some of the best riders in B.C. and to do battle for the coveted prize for best costume.


    Kicking Horse founder prepares to push into U.S. markets while keeping the operation in the remote community where it was born
    By ROY MacGREGOR

    This is where The Hippie Dream ended up.

    High mountain ranges on both sides, the Columbia River in the valley below as it begins its long journey to the Pacific Ocean – and a 45-year-old woman who stands, weeping, as a parade of young people, heading out into the real world, passes by.


    By Michael Kerr

    You have to admire a company that never does things half ass, whose entrepreneurial spirit is truly kickass, and whose marketing efforts occasionally have a smartass quality about them. These are the traits that not only flavor their culture, but also reflect the flavor of three of Kicking Horse Coffee’s blends: Kick Ass dark roast, Smart Ass medium roast, and Half Ass (with, naturally, half the caffeine).


    Food Trends Coffee & Tea

    Specialty trends are stirring up the coffee and tea market.
    By Valerie Ward

    Canadians love their coffee — and increasingly, their tea as well. Our per capita consumption of coffee is among the highest in the world, and our climbing tea consumption is forecast to jump 40 per cent by 2020, says a trends report commissioned by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.


    Standing on the alpine slopes of the Rocky Mountains, the crisp freshness of the surroundings is unmistakable. The cool, fragrant air heightens the senses. This is the smell of Canadian nature!

    The great Canadian Rockies are the birthplace of Canada’s national parks system, and provide habitat to many threatened and unique species such as grizzly bear, cougar, grey wolf and cutthroat trout.

    This Canadian landscape is threatened by land conversion, habitat fragmentation, invasive species and a
    changing climate.


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