See you later, spring! Summer unofficially arrives during Victoria Day weekend, so get ready for some fun in the sun with Canada’s 10 best parties and destinations for May 19.
With almost 4,000 photos entered, selecting one winner was quite the challenge. Following are a few of our favourites, but it’s Richard Main of Thunder Bay, Ont., who wins the contest’s bragging rights-and a $500 prize pack from Hallmark. See these photos published in the June/July issue.
From secret underground labs to UFO landing pads, Canada can be a weird, wild and wonderful place. Here are 13 strange facts you didn’t know about our home and native land.
Wilma Johannesma of Victoria shares this adorable shot saying, “My only granddaughter, Cassia, was born just after the family’s husky, Roofous, was, so they’ve grown up together and have great fun.” Care to take a crack at this one? Send in your funny one-liners in the comments below.
Christopher Giroux of Midland, Ont., writes, “I’m not sure what this is-it looks quite old and is made from a heavy cast iron metal. As the lower arms are opened and closed, the centre loop raises and lowers with the use of the gears. It also seems to have spaces for wooden or metal poles […]
Have you seen our new department Storytime in the April/May issue? We’re looking for more short, fun tales to fill this new section of the magazine!
Find out which city costs the most (and which ones came pretty close) with this top 10 list of Canada’s most outrageously expensive cities to live in.
Janine Dunton of Hillsburgh, Ont. writes, “This is my 18-month-old nephew, Garin. He is the apple of my family’s eye. The photo was taken at a friend’s wedding where he was the ringboy. He looked so cute it was impossible not to snap this adorable picture of him.” Got any great one-liners for this photo? […]
Beatrice Wilkinson of Cobble Hill. B.C. writes, “This item looks to be silver-plated and has a patent date stamped on the bottom of 1915. The large, rounded part fits neatly into the hand and the object feels a bit heavy. It winds up and has an on/off switch. When it’s turned on, a little disc […]
Have you tried the new layar technology in the April/May issue? With Layar, you can interact with the pages of the magazine on your phone! Here is the digital content you can find in the print issue by scanning the pages with your smart phone!
Canadians from coast to coast have shared their submissions, and we’re pleased to announce the winners of our Canada’s Most Interesting Towns contest. Discover the 9 most interesting cities in Canada.
Reservations are recommended – and a topped-up savings account, too – for these top picks for gourmet dining from coast to coast.
Think your town’s name is strange? Wait till you get a load of the top 10 strange, crude and rude town names from across Canada.
Roy Parry of Calgary was driving along when he noticed this dog sitting next to a parking sign in Drumheller, Alta., and decided to pull over to snap a photo. Care to take a crack at this one? Send in your one-liners in the comments below!
George Harlow of Midhurst, Ont., writes, “I bought this item at a garage sale for $2, but the person who sold it to me didn’t know what it was used for. It’s made of heavy cast iron and each bowl measures about 11/4 inch deep. Can anyone help me identify what this is?”
Hit the slopes, carve some powder and discover Canada’s biggest and best ski hills and resorts.
Travel from coast to coast, and embrace the cool, crisp winter air with this guide to Canada’s must-visit winter resorts.
Dorothy Seibold of Stranraer, Sask., writes, “My husband, Lloyd, likes browsing for unique articles and found this great conversation piece. This curious brass device measures 16 cm in length and sets on three small legs. The front opens and closes when used in a scissor-like motion, giving the appearance it was used to crush something […]
Agnes Bylsma of Kingston writes, “One summer, my husband, John, and I, with our friends Gary and Audrey, went to Stratford to see Sharepeare’s ‘Love’s Labour Lost.’ Following the play, we walked along the Avon with camera in hand. What a beautiful moment it was when these two swans came out of the water and […]
Summer’s not the only time to celebrate. Pack your favourite toque and warmest parka for these 10 winter festivals that make Canada proud.