Mickey’s camp – north of La Ronge on the shores of McLennan Lake …
Along Alberta’s Highway 93, between Jasper and Banff, is a bridge called Saskatchewan Landing. The view from the bridge, with channels running through small islands, sandbanks covered with trees, was striking, even in the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountain environment. We shortly pulled out our phones, me to take pictures and my travelling companion to do research. […]
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 […]
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.
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 grew up in Western Canada. And, I have to say, that was a few decades or so ago. In most of my childhood memories, one of the things that keeps showing up is the presence of grain elevators.
William George Barker was even more decorated than Billy Bishop.
Leslie reviews “Billy Bishop Goes To War”.
Back some time ago, when my family lived in Winnipeg, we used to go in the summers to a cottage on West Hawk Lake.
In the late 1960s a friend of mine worked in Rankin Inlet. This hamlet is located on the northwestern shore of Hudson Bay, in what was then called the Northwest Territories.
I was very surprised and saddened when I saw pictures in the paper recently showing serious flooding of houses in Yorkton, Saskatchewan.