Author Archives: Brian Alan Burhoe

About Brian Alan Burhoe

A Graduate of the Holland College Culinary Course, Brian Alan Burhoe has cooked in Atlantic Coast restaurants and institutional kitchens for over 30 years. He is a member of the Canadian Culinary Federation. Brian's articles reflect his interests in food service, Canadian history, imaginative literature, wildlife writing, animal rights, wilderness preservation and our best friends -- our dogs. See his CIVILIZED BEARS!

MOUNTIES ON THE COVER By Al Lund – A Canadian Book Review

  “I’ve been collecting Royal Canadian Mounted Police literature for more than fifty years.” Al Lund, Staff Sergeant, RCMP (retired)     In his chapter called “Dust Jackets” in MOUNTIES ON THE COVER, Al Lund writes of a practice that, … Continue reading






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Take Your Dog To Work Day – America’s Most Pet-Friendly Companies

  America’s Most Pet-Friendly Companies – A List for Take Your Dog To Work Day     We love our pets, eh? Their love, their loyalty, are a constant in our harried lives.  I can name a number of people who … Continue reading






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Josh Duhamel New Video Campaign to Battle Illegal Wildlife Products Trade

  Transformers Actor Josh Duhamel’s New Video Campaign to Battle Illegal Wildlife Products Trade!     “ILLEGALLY TRADED!  Bringing Tortoiseshell items home is against the law and harms sea turtles.”  Josh Duhamel It’s not new news. The selling of body … Continue reading






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Jackie Chan – Life, Movies & Rush Hour 4

  Jackie Chan: His Life, Movies & Rush Hour 4     His Life In Action – and Comedy   Seems like the whole world loves Jackie Chan.  He’s grown from “the Next Bruce Lee” to one of our beloved … Continue reading






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Stephen J Voorhies: Artist of the American People — and Places

  Stephen J Voorhies: Tribute to an Artist of the American (and Canadian) People — and Places     As an avid collector of classic wilderness fiction, including the stories of our Canadian Mounties, I’ve been lucky enough to track … Continue reading






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Tom West – Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed

  Tom West ACE Double Western Book Reviews: Gallows Gulch & The Man At Rope’s End     Tom West: Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed In his 1960 Western novel THE PHANTOM PISTOLEER, after a ranch house, barns, … Continue reading






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Horse Slaughter Pipeline from America to Canada

  Award-Winning Documentary Film “From the Kill Pen,” Exposing the Horse Slaughter Pipeline from America to Canada, Now Here…     To be practical, I suppose there’s no difference between eating horse meat and enjoying chicken, beef or salmon.  No … Continue reading






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Lily Tomlin: Wait Don’t Kill Me Comedy Benefit – Free Billy the Elephant

  Lily Tomlin Joins June Diane Raphael, Craig Ferguson & Casey Wilson to Headline “Wait Wait, Don’t Kill Me!” Comedy Benefit for “Voice For The Animals”     “The elephants became so symbolic to me, the evidence (of their treatment) … Continue reading






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Wackiest Dog and Cat Pet Names of the Year Announced

  Results of the Wacky Dog & Cat Pet Names Competition Are In — Top 10 Dog & Cat Pet Names of 2017…     With Be Kind To Animals Week and National Pet Week upon us, it’s time to … Continue reading






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Tom Deady’s HAVEN Wins Horror Writers Bram Stoker Award

  Thoughts on Tom Deady’s HAVEN: Artistry, Laughter & How Others Perceive Us…     It’s a Saturday matinee in the Strand Odeon Theatre and we’re watching THE 7th VOYAGE OF SINBAD.  I’m 13.  I’m with friends.  I’m captivated.  Watching … Continue reading






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