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Recent Features

  • Our Travels: Nova Scotia>>

    Two adventurous sisters head off on a weekend road trip to explore a part of their home province they'd always wanted to see. Read the story by Andrea MacEachern of Scotchtown, N.S., in the November issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Artist & Dreamer>>

    Len Sherman of Fosterville, N.B., has been painting and writing since as long as he can remember. Read his story in the November issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Caption Corner - November 2014>>

    Time to get creative with captions for this super cute pic!>>

  • What Is It? - November 2014>>

    Any ideas what this object might be used for?>>

  • Our Travels: Mount Drysdale, B.C.>>

    Growing up hearing stories about her adventurous grandfather, Dahl Atin of Moorefield, Ont., takes her family on a trip to the mountain named in his honour. Here are a few pictures from the trip, which you can read about in the October/November issue of Our Canada.>>

  • Caption Corner - October/November 2014>>

    What are these soldiers thinking?! Send in your captions!>>

  • What Is It? - October/November 2014>>

    Any ideas what the object in this photo from the archives is?>>

  • World War I Sites in Belgium>>

    Christine Cameron Emmett of Brighton, Ont., went on a search for understanding through the battle sites and cemeteries in Belgium. Read her story in the October/November issue.>>

  • Lens Lugging on the Front Lines>>

    Toting movie cameras along with their rifles, the Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit preserved wartime history through their work on and off the battlefields. Read the story in the October/November issue and check out their wartime newsreels on YouTube!>>

  • Caption Corner - September 2014>>

    Got any funny one-liners for this cutie?>>

  • Our Travels: Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan>>

    It was her first visit to this Prairie province, but after spending a wonderful week on a friend's farm there, it won't be her last. Read Marianne Van Delft's story in the September issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • What Is It? - September 2014>>

    This object was found while renovating an old house...any ideas what it might be?>>

  • Saving Our Shorelines>>

    The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup has been working to make Canada's shorelines clean and safe for the past 20 years. Read the full story by Susan Debreceni of Toronto in the September issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • What Is It? - August/September 2014>>

    Any ideas what this gadget might be used for?>>

  • Storytime Poem>>

    Imagine travelling to wherever the wind takes you, literally! Here is the full poem by Ruth Kile of Surrey, B.C., with original illustrations. A shorter version of the poem with an illustration by our very own Bill Suddick was published in the August/September issue or Our Canada.>>

  • Caption Corner - August/September 2014>>

    Here's the new photo awaiting your funny and clever captions!>>

  • Fun at the Saanich Fair>>

    Every Labour Day, Mike Lane of Saanichton, B.C., attends this historic fair to try and capture the perfect photo. Read his photo essay in the August/September issue of Our Canada.>>

  • Rising to the Occasion>>

    Check out these incredible 3D cake creations from Gonzuela Bastarache of Dieppe, N.B., who tells her story in the July issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Caption Corner - July 2014>>

    What is this horse talking about?>>

  • What Is It? - July 2014>>

    Any ideas what this museum object might be?>>

  • Four Homeless Millionaires>>

    Rik Leaf, his wife, Zara, and kids, Zion and Riel, took a chance and invested in their dream: They sold their house and travelled the world. Read their story in the June/July issue of Our Canada! Here are a few extra photos of their adventures.>>

  • Backyard Artistry>>

    Exotic residential gardens can be found throughout Quebec and photographer Perry Mastrovito treats us to a tour of some of the most spectacular in the June/July issue of Our Canada. Here are a few extra photos.>>

  • A Wave of Artistry>>

    The Wave Artists' Studio Tour is creating quite a splash in Manitoba. Here are a few works from some of the artists on the tour. Read the full story by fiber artist Dianne Fitzmaurice in the June/July issue of Our Canada.>>

  • Caption Corner - June/July 2014>>

    Send in your funny caption for this great photo!>>