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  • Hannah's Planet>>

    Meet a remarkable young girl who's making the world a better place: Hannah Bywater of Callander, Ont. Read her Cause for Applause story in the January issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Becoming Canadian>>

    It took living in a foreign Western country to drive home what it means to be Canadian for Vivian Chow of Calgary who currently lives in Switzerland. Read her Canadians Abroad story in the January issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Manitoba's Hidden Gem>>

    John Nielsen of Portage la Prairie, Man., loves his hometown. He especially enjoys Crescent Lake and everything Island Park has to offer. Read his story in the January issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Frozen In Time: Russian Ice Sculptures>>

    One Canadian, Nataliya Bukhanova of Legal, Alta., holds on to her cultural traditions from the old country. Read her story "The Russian Connection" in the December/January issue of Our Canada and enjoy these extra photos from Russian ice towns.>>

  • Winter Wildlife>>

    Photographer Megan Lorenz of Etobicoke braves the cold and snow to capture some spectacular shots of creatures great and small. See her full photo essay in the December/January issue of Our Canada.>>

  • 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.>>

  • 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.>>

  • 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!>>

  • 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.>>

  • 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.>>

  • 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.>>

  • 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.>>

  • 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.>>