Vernon Wheeler is one of Ontario’s largest maple syrup producers, tapping 20,000 maple trees on his 730-acre bush in Lanark County north of Kingston, Ontario.
Bill Reid, the most influential Native artist in Canada over the past half century, was born in 1920 to a Haida mother and an American father.
Yukon First Nations have a long history and a fascinating culture. After decades of repression, First Nations culture has emerged and is flourishing in the Yukon.
I attended a book publishing workshop at the Travel Media Association of Canada conference not long ago. Ron Brown was one of the presenters. We had just received a copy of Backroads of Ontario from Firefly Books and I was anxious to hear what Ron had to say. According to his website ‘Nobody knows Ontario like […]
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 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.
Thousands of Canadian school kids will hear Dr. John McCrae’s In Flanders Fields for the first time this year.
The Hamlet of Dorothy, Alberta is often referred to as a ghost town, but don’t tell that to Linda Miller. Six generations of her family have lived there and she begs to differ.
It’s a national holiday in Canada and everything is shut tight in Foremost, Alberta. Everything that is, except Wong’s Golden Chinese Restaurant…
The date is set. Nik Wallenda will walk a tightrope across Niagara Falls on June 15, 2012.