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Global Climate Strike: September 20th, 2019

September 20th, 2019 is the first anniversary of 16 year-old Greta Thunberg’s courageous stand on the climate issue in Sweden. This September, millions of us will walk out of our workplaces, schools and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. From the Global … Continued

Back to school with RMB!

As summer comes to an end and everybody is getting ready to head back to school, RMB has a put together a great selection of back to school reads for kids, teens, and parents! Take a look… For ages 0-3… Discovering People, Discovering Numbers, Discovering Words, Discovering Animals by Neepin Auger With beautiful illustrations and … Continued

RMB Photographer Feature

Rocky Mountain Books has an amazing selection of photography books for you to choose from. We spoke with some of our awesome authors and photographers about their inspiration and passion for photography: Paul Zizka  What inspires your photography? Nature inspires everything I do. It gets me back in touch with my inner child, with my … Continued

RMB in the News!

Here’s a look at RMB books and authors in the news recently: When Trains Ruled the Rockies by Terry Gainer TrainGeek.ca Book Review: When Trains Ruled the Rockies Crag and Canyon Author writes about his life above the Banff train station West Coast 123’s by Jocey Asnong Hakai Magazine New Beach Reads for Kids of … Continued

Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day is celebrated annually on June 21st to honour, recognize and celebrate the cultures and contributions of  First Nations, Inuit and Metis Indigenous peoples in Canada. At RMB, we believe in promoting real stories from Indigenous peoples every day of the year! We spoke with some of our authors to discover what … Continued

Outdoor inspiration for the May Long Weekend

It’s starting to feel like summer! The May Long Weekend marks the convergence of spring and summer celebrating all at once camping, parades, hiking, canoeing, lake-sitting, climbing, mountain biking, and anything else you can jam into a weekend of outdoor fun! Here’s a few ideas to narrow it down for you and plan an unforgettable … Continued

3 ways to celebrate Mum this Mothers Day

Okay, maybe we don’t always remember to call her back, and we usually forget to text her to let her know we got back from the mountains safe…but Mum deserves a little extra celebration this Mothers’ Day (May 12)! Here are some ways to show your mum or the women in your life how rad … Continued

Sneak Peek | When Trains Ruled the Rockies

All aboard! This May RMB is excited to publish When Trains Ruled the Rockies: My Life at the Banff Railway Station by Terry Gainer, a personal history of the Banff train station from 1948 through 1962. Drawn from Terry’s personal memories and experiences from his years living and working at the legendary Banff Railway Station, When Trains … Continued

Your Spring Hiking Guide

As we await the big thaw after a particularly cold winter, we can’t help but flip through guidebooks to get us in the mood for spring hiking season. Here are some essential guidebooks to start planning your spring and summer adventures no matter what your experience level! Family Fun… Put an end to mid-spring-break boredom! … Continued

5 Books to Celebrate World Water Day

World Water Day is coming up March 22! World Water Day is an annual UN observance day that highlights the importance of our most precious natural resource. Water scarcity, water pollution, inadequate water supply, lack of sanitation, and the impacts of climate change are all very real issues all over the world. World Water Day aims to … Continued

Author Spotlight: Jocey Asnong

Award-winning children’s book author, Jocey Asnong, has created many beautiful books for us over the years, and plenty more colourful books taking shape in her creative brain! Jocey writes and illustrates from her home in Canmore, Alberta dreaming up new adventures for adventurous cats, Nuptse and Lhotse, and creating colourful board books that teach kids about … Continued

Empowering Women and Girls in Afghanistan through Sport

“The children were stoning us, the people said bad words like ’prostitutes, why don’t you stay at home? You are destroying Islam.’” —Zainab, Afghanistan’s first female marathon runner International Women’s Day celebrates the road to equality and a more gender balanced world, how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go. Martin … Continued