The Weekly 3

Welcome to The Weekly 3! Each week, we’ll be recommending three items for you to check out here on epl.ca.

Neuroplasticity

1.The Ghost in My Brain by Clark Elliott

In 1999, Clark Elliott suffered a concussion when his car was rear-ended. Overnight his life changed from that of a rising professor with a research career in artificial intelligence to a humbled man struggling to get through a single day. After 8 years he crossed paths with two brilliant research-clinicians and was substantially improved within weeks. The Ghost in My Brain gives hope to the millions who suffer from head injuries each year, and provides a unique and informative window into the world's most complex computational device: the human brain.The Ghost in My Brain is also available as an eBook

2. A Change of Mind

Brain injury from sports is a hot topic in today's media, but only 20% are attributable to sports. Given the toll brain injury takes on individuals and families, what do we know about the impact on society as a whole? The cost to society is immeasurable in both human and financial terms, but what are we doing to address this? ..Through volunteer work, director Hilary Pryor has unique access to adult brain injury survivors, their families and support systems. Tracking the progress of specific individuals, A Change of Mind will ask difficult questions: .What is the societal impact of brain injury? .What is the reality of existing services for victims, what works and what more is needed?

3. Overdue Finds Podcast - Dr. Chris Nowinski: Solving the Concussion Crisis

In June 2003, former WWE wrestler Dr. Chris Nowinski suffered a serious concussion that threatened his health and cost him his career. Today, Dr. Chris Nowinski is the co-founder of the Concussion Legacy Foundation with Dr. Robert Cantu to solve the sports concussion crisis through education, awareness, policy and research. On this episode of our podcast, Overdue Finds, Dr. Nowinski chats with our hosts about the important work that his team is doing at the Concussion Legacy Foundation and his time in the WWE

We'll see you next week for a new edition of The Weekly 3. 


Capital City Records

1. Capital City Records

Capital City Records celebrates Edmonton's music scene and its history. This special digital collection includes some of Edmonton’s best contemporary local music. Anyone can stream albums and, with your library card, you can download your favourite tracks. EPL adds over 50 albums a year so stay tuned for our next call for submissions. 

2. Music Gig Poster Collection

Capital City Records also features a gig poster archive going back to the ‘70s that begins to tell the history of the music community in Edmonton. Gig posters combine unique design with essential information about which artists played together and what venues they played. If you have a poster collection you want to share for posterity, let us know!

3. Capital City Records Curated Playlists

You'll also find a collection of fifteen different curated playlists on Capital City Records. Differet playlists include Edmonton Music Award Winners and a wide variety of genres including rock, instrumental, folk and pop.


Meal Planning

1. Meal Prepping Made Easy

This blog will give you tips that will help make your meal Are you looking for some ways to freshen up your meal planning to make the most out of what you have? We’re trying to go grocery shopping less often these days but eating at home more means there are only so many ways to use the same leftovers throughout the weekMeal planning is basically just taking all those sad frantic questions of “What’s for dinner tonight?” and asking them all at once for the week.  Some may even want to take planning to the next step of cooking and prepping all meals at the beginning of the week. All preppers are planners but not all planners have to be preppers, so take the tips that work for you and your life from this blog.

2. AtoZ World Food

Learn more about food in history and culture while discovering thousands of traditional recipes from 174 countries. AtoZ World Food features over 6,500 recipes, beer reviews, food glossaries, over 13,500 images of food and so much more. 

3. Sustainable Kitchen Series: Meal Planning

Feel lost in the aisles of the grocery store? Or maybe you always end up staring at your pantry and you're missing that one perfect ingredient to make taco night shine? In this Sustainable Kitchen Class from May 2021, you'll learn from EPL's guest expert Stephanie who will answer your meal planning questions!


Indigenous Board Books

1. May We Have Enough to Share by Richard Van Camp

Award-winning author Richard Van Camp wrote this book to express his gratitude for all that surrounds him and his family. The strength of their connections, the nature that provides for them, the love that is endless. Complemented by photos from photographers who celebrate their own gratefulness on the collective blog Tea & Bannock, opens a new window, the simple verse in May We Have Enough to Share is the perfect way to start or end your little one's days in gratitude. May We Have Enough to Share is also available as an eBook

2. Kiss by Kiss / Ocêtôwina by Richard Van Camp

One kiss, two kiss, three kiss, four! So many kisses and so many more. From bestselling author Richard Van Camp comes a delightful counting book that honors families and can be used to praise your little ones as they learn to count. Ten kisses from your sweet baby might not be enough to get you through this adorable book, so you'll just have to read it over and over! Orca Book Publishers is pleased to offer this book as a dual-language (English/Plains Cree) edition.Kiss by Kiss is also available as an eBook.

3. We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp

In this sweet and lyrical board book from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world. A celebration of the bond between parent and child, this is the perfect song to share with your little ones. Internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author Richard Van Camp teams up with award-winning illustrator Julie Flett for a second time to create a stunning board book for babies and toddlers. We Sang You Home is also available as an eBook and downloadable audiobook


Camping

1. The Witches by Roald Dahl

A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice. This is a great audiobook to listen to on your trip that both parents and kids will love.The Witches is also available as a book, eBook and audiobook CD

2. Basic Illustrated Winter Hiking and Camping by Molly Absolon

Discover how to: prepare for your trip, choose proper equipment, select safe and warm clothing, make snow shelters and set up tents on snow, cook delicious winter cuisine, stay safe in the snowy backcountry, and make a winter camping repair kit in Basic Illustrated Winter Hiking and Camping.

3. Outdoor Adventure Trips by Gil Gilpatrick

Legendary Maine Guide Gil Gilpatrick offers you the benefit of his 65 years of wilderness wisdom in this comprehensive guide. Freshly revised and expanded with new color photography, it includes expertise from a seasoned team of professionals in year-round hiking, camping, canoeing, hunting, and fishing.Master Guide Handbook, Outdoor Adventure Trips takes you step-by-step through every stage of planning and conducting a successful outdoors experience. It's packed with field-tested advice, handy checklists, real-life stories, and practical examples.


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