The idea of “Roughing it in the bush” has changed a lot lately. Camping used to mean pitching a tent and getting out the Coleman. Now we are being offered a plethora of modern conveniences and the exotic luxury of a fully-equipped yurt.
I’ve eaten pizza in little places all across Canada. I check out three common foods in every new place I go – butter tarts, rice pudding and pizza. Gastronome! Yes?
I put the question to Olympian Nancy Greene, Canada’s top ski racer of all time. In the 1960s, she won gold and silver medals at the 1968 Grenoble Olympics and overall World Cup titles in 1967 and ’68.
It’s 1,000 square kilometres of food and wine, beaches, antiques, inns, culture, history and recreation of all sorts that has been thriving in southern Ontario for two hundred years.
Unless you work or have friends in the area, Leader, Saskatchewan is not exactly the kind of Canadian town you would find yourself touring around in.