place. A bustling commune south of Blackfalds in the upper cretaceous part of Alberta. Founded in 1968 by born-again pacifists Blindman River rapidly became the local centre of gravel-related industry. Reknowned for their kettle-corn maize and recently built fancy string-bag factory the devoted inhabitants are fighting to bring prosperity and a modicum of educated classiness to the region. Clothing-optional Fridays attract new recruits for the weekends but the lack of advancement opportunities and long chants usually result in a mass exodus of the new blood by Tuesday.
Twice voted Commune of the Year by New Moon Monthly the commune is hoping to have an on-site schoolhouse completed soon.
place. Small Canadian city nestled between oil wells gushing rich prosperity onto the upturned faces of the throngs of happy citizens who have a tendency to thank God and vote slightly right wing. Rebels hockey rules in winter. Swatting flying bugs rules in summer. Dinosaurs are under the ground but they are deep enough that nobody gets hurt.