A recent CBC news broadcast about “Project Naming” reminded me of some old pictures of my grandfather’s that have been hidden away in a box since the 1960s.
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.
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…
I am a souvenir-lover; a seeker of things that remind me of where I’ve been. These are some of my favourite Canadian road trip finds…
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?