Algonquin Provincial Park is the oldest provincial park in Ontario. Three historic lodges, all with a reputation for doing it right, offer a place to stay in the park from May to October. I recently had the good fortune to visit all three in late spring.
The Canadian Mountie was born in 1873 when the Canadian Parliament passed a law to set up a police force, magistrates, courts and jails in the North-West Territories, the name for the part of Canada that lay on the great central prairie west of Manitoba.
Ten delicious Canadian food experiences, one from each province, will give you an idea of what keeps us nibbling our way across the country.
Ice fishing is a favourite winter pastime with many Canadian outdoor lovers and it’s a great activity for young families.
One of my greatest memories as a twenty-something was working in the Kootenays of southeastern British Columbia and hanging out in its natural hot springs.
Order a “hotdog steamé” in Quebec and you’ll never look at a hotdog the same way again.
Pat Brennan found a provincial park in Newfoundland that is 883 kilometres long and only 15 metres wide, which is soon to be part of the longest trail in the world.
While driving through Saskatchewan near Prince Albert, I was surprised to notice that, although there is a sign at Batoche, there is not a lot to tell passers-by about the history of what took place there.
I have been expounding on the “outdoors” for years from my home in the fourth largest city in North America.
There are special moments all over Canada every year at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Here, Mark and Sharon Stevens recall one of them…
Canadians know about hockey. Even Canadians that don’t like hockey, know about hockey…
There are 37 National Parks and eight National Park Reserves in Canada. We’ve been to four of them recently…