This is a great blog by Jenn from Sylvan Lake, Alberta. Thanks Jenn!
Here’s the latest from Corbin Fraser at ibackpackcanada … The area of Saskatchewan is considered very flat and there are multiple farmlands for as far as the eyes can see, however there is a really special place that is nestled into the space. The beautiful Great Sand Hills cover 1,900 square kilometers of space in […]
Nunavut teen artists are throwing a special event “down south” as they fundraise for a massive new mural project. Source: Curious about Cape Dorset arts? Let’s go to the mall | CBC Arts
The Hupacasath First Nation has been drawing sap from the many big leaf maple trees on its land and converting it into syrup. Source: Sweet success: B.C. First Nation launches commercial maple syrup venture | CTV Vancouver Island News
“Innovation is actually accelerating not only in the digital space but also more broadly, in …” – Bill Gates discussing innovation in the Pacific Northwest … Source: Microsoft co-founder points to Canada as world leader in innovation
The ploye is a traditional pancake or crêpe from the Madawaska region of northwestern New Brunswick around Edmundston. It’s simple to make and very delicious.
Source: Have your say | Canadian Content Consultations
Flare, Sportsnet, MoneySense and Canadian Business disappear from store shelves and move to online only. Source: Maclean’s to publish monthly in Rogers media overhaul | Toronto Star Also, here is the official press release … http://about.rogers.com/about/news-media-relations/news/item/2016/09/30/rogers-media-unveils-new-magazine-content-strategy
How a single tree, and the logger who saved it, have changed the way we see British Columbia’s old-growth forests Source: Big Lonely Doug
On one of Ontario’s earliest-built roads you’re going to find the ghost town of Brudenell, ‘Sin Bin of the Opeongo’, and some spooky stories…
‘In Chinatown, as in Old China, so many men walked about with scarred faces and limbs. Who did not have a tale to tell?’ | Creators Vancouver
Great-Grandmothers and Grandfathers offer chilling stories – their stories, their parents’ stories – detailing how horribly Chinese immigrants were treated in British Columbia, from the Gold Rush through the late 1800’s and into World War II. ‘In Chinatown, as in Old China, so many men walked about with scarred faces and limbs. Source: Snapshots Chinatown | Creators […]
Exclusive: Perfectly preserved HMS Terror vessel sank during disastrous expedition led by British explorer Sir John Franklin Source: Ship found in Arctic 168 years after doomed Northwest Passage attempt | World news | The Guardian