In every issue of Kayak, we feature a cool fiction story about a famous person or event in Canada's past. Check back often for some great reading!

Basketball's Best

It started with a high school girls' basketball team in Edmonton, and ended with one of the best winning records ever.

The Woman who Loved Cities

Jane Jacob's battles and beliefs

Guiding Lights

Five Canadian kids meet at Cape Spear, the most eastern point in North America, near its famous lighthouse.

Shattered City, Shattered Lives

A brother and sister keep each other going after the Halifax Explosion sends windows, branches and fences flying.

Just for Laughs

Montreal hosts the world's most famous comedy festival.

Sailing Home

New country, new life . . . new husband?

Northern Treasure

The Norse hunt for Arctic gold.

Equality for all

Thérèse Casgrain leads change in Quebec.

The Last Battle of Seven Oaks

Young boys relive a deadly battle about furs and food.

A Life Full of Firsts

The story of Kim Campbell, Canada's first — and only — female prime minister.

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