Excellence is a form of deviance. The way to achieve and maintain excellence is to deviate from the norm. You become excellent because you are doing things that normal people do not want to do. Robert Quinn, Deep Change
What makes us weird also makes us wonderful. What makes us weak also makes us strong.
Canada – Maple Syrup & Asteroid Impacts Australia – Deadly Animals & Melanoma China – CO 2 Emissions & Renewable Energy Greenland – Personal Space Russia – Raspberries and Nuclear Warheads Netherlands – Tall People New Zealand – Sheep & Rugby USA – Lawnmower Deaths & Nobel Laureates
We are led to truth by our weaknesses as well as our strengths. PARKER PALMER, Let Your Life Speak
What makes places weird also makes them wonderful. What makes places weak also makes them strong.
- The best place to live in Canada (2013) - 5 th best place to live in the world - World’s cleanest city - 9 th of the top 10 travel hotspots in 2014 - Extremely low unemployment ( Alberta ) - 10 th best Canadian city for zombie apocalypse
- 8 th best place to live in Canada - St. Albert is the best place to live in Canada - One of Canada’s sunniest cities - Largest living history museum in Canada - Biggest mall in North America - 3 rd best Canadian city for zombie apocalypse
- 16 th worst traffic in North America (Calgary) - 23 rd worst traffic in North America (Edmonton) - Higher than average violent crime (Edmonton) - Labor shortages (Alberta) - Dependence on oil & gas (Alberta)