Mary Trainer co-founded Nunaga Publishing with Rick Antonson and Brian Antonson in 1972. Together they published more than twenty-five books, including their co-authored In Search of a Legend: Slumach’s Gold, which was re-released in a much-expanded version by Heritage House in 2007. She is co-author of Whistle Posts West: Railway Tales from British Columbia, Alberta and Yukon, published by Heritage House in 2015. Mary has been writing about British Columbia for four decades and was communications coordinator with Metro Vancouver for twenty years. She lives in Summerland, British Columbia, Canada.