Every year in late winter, as soon as the sap starts to run in the sugar maples, Willis starts to boil it down into maple syrup. It’s a springtime ritual.
Carol Patterson risks rattlesnakes and the plague to find out if she has what it takes to be a squirrel scientist in Saskatchewan’s Grasslands National Park.
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.
Pelagic birds live their entire lives on the open ocean, so searching for albatross is an adventure not for the faint of heart – or stomach.
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…
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 […]
Wanuskewin is a special, sacred place. In Cree it means living in harmony. The Wanuskewin Heritage Park is in southern Saskatchewan just north of Saskatoon.
Kim’s Convenience, the celebrated play by playwright-performer Ins Choi, has gone from the stage to the television screen on CBC-TV. Leslie wrote this review for Roadstories.ca back in June, 2012, when Kim’s Convenience was playing at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts … Toronto has a varied, vibrant live theatre scene. One of my favourites […]
The Canada Building in Saskatoon was once the tallest building west of Winnipeg. It was built by Allan Bowerman, a local businessman determined to capitalize on the great building boom of 1912. Bowerman initially planned a four storey building, but expanded the design to six and then eight storeys. When it was completed in 1913, […]
For Cinda Chavich, it’s the hellishly huge seafood on British Columbia’s wild west coast that has caught her attention…
In Banff National Park the Lake Agnes Tea House was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1901 and today is a popular 7 km (4.5 miles) return or 3.5 km hike from Lake Louise.
Vancouver’s Skwachàys Lodge is a most unusual hotel on the edge of the gritty Downtown Eastside. The lobby is a Native art gallery bursting with carvings…