It is rumoured that in the early 1940s Al Capone had a secret Canadian hideaway cabin near the hamlet of Quadeville, about 150 km southwest of Ottawa.
Whale-watching on Vancouver Island with whale expert Jim Borrowman
The Canadian National Historic Windpower Centre in Etzikom, a village in southeast Alberta, is Canada’s only windmill museum.
Two miles out under Lake Huron is one of Ontario’s most unusual factories, the world’s largest salt mine and the biggest employer in Goderich, Ontario.
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.
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…