Thank you to all who entered the final phase of our Special Moments contest. Published in the October/November issue, here is the winning and runner up photos. Thanks for such amazing photos!
In mid-August, OC editor Gary and his wife Aurora flew to Calgary and embarked upon a rollicking rent-a-car road trip through parts of Alberta and British Columbia. Read more about his trip in his blog post A Time to Remember.
Celebrate our country’s thriving beer scene by quaffing a flight at one of these top establishments.
Rachel Brown of London, Ont., writes, “I snapped this photo of my great-niece, Nevaeh, and great-nephew, Kaden, going for a ‘Sunday drive’ after brunch!” Got a catchy caption for this photo?
Bernice Beliveau of Regina, says “My late husband, Norm, salvaged this object while remodeling an old storage warehouse. It measures 55 inches in height, is made of heavy cast iron and when the wheel is turned, the threaded plunger goes down. If it helps, the following is printed on it: ‘E.C. Stearns & Co., Syracuse […]
Pitching your own tent is so passé! Join Canada’s latest vacation craze – glamping. Mixing glamorous amenities with camping out in the wild, these vacation alternatives come pre-assembled and accessorized with lavish features. Here are our top 10 picks across the country.
About 4 hours north-east of Montreal lies Charlevoix, a lovely part of the province sitting pretty between a great semi-circular range of mountains and the St-Lawrence river. Its idyllic rolling hills, grazing farm animals, and passionate residents make it an ideal getaway for a weekend – or somewhere to linger a little while longer.
Erin Blewett of Delta, B.C., writes, “My three-old-son, Timmy, who loves tractors, was pretending to drive Nanny’s Massey Ferguson!” Got a funny one-liner for this photo?
Geoff Scanlan of Dunchurch, Ont., says, “This item was left behind in a cottage I bought when I retired. It’s made of metal and the ring on top swivels and rotates so you can use it to hang the item up. The two rollers at the top articulate and change the position of the clasp […]
Across this great nation of ours, we all have one thing in common: we never pass up the opportunity indulge in a bit of sunshine when we are lucky enough to get it. Here are our top spots to bask in the sun, cocktail in hand, from coast to coast.
Thank you to all who entered our Special Moments, Part 2 contest. Published in the August/September issue, here is the winning and runner up photos chosen from among the almost 1,500 photos received. You’ll also find a video of some of our other favourites at the end.
The street food ban that has kept food trucks out of Montreal since the late ’60s is slowly lifting, with over 30 trucks hitting the streets. From mouth-watering pulled pork to to Thai treats, here are ten trucks worth tracking down.
Want to check out a great festival this summer? We’ve got a few favourites that might be just what you’re looking for.
Planning to explore this great land of ours this summer? A fun run is a great way to meet the locals and raise funds for important causes while having a fitness-fuelled blast on vacation. On your mark… get set…let’s go!
A father and son pair bike across Canada with mom in the car following along. Read the full story in the July issue of More of Our Canada. Here are a few of the email reports sent during the trip.
Twylla Wall of Prince Albert, Sask. writes, “Lots of chatter in the tree caught my attention. Looks like even birds have opinions and the others better listen!” Send in your funny one-liners in the comments below.
Sally Smaha of Terrace, B.C., writes, “This item was in a menswear store that my dad purchased back in 1959. The bookkeeper used it as a paperweight and sometimes a hammer! It measures 5 1/4 inches in height and is quite heavy. The handle, which is hollow and has a hole in the top, unscrews […]
Montreal has a well-deserved reputation of being a “festival town”. The city dances, laughs and revs to the beat of its many indoor and outdoor festivals all year long, but especially so in the warmer months. Here are the 5 fests you won’t want to miss.
John Lowe and his friend George Chan took their bikes across Canada to raise money for cancer research. Read their story, written by John’s daughter Karen Liong of Coquitlam, B.C., in the June/July issue. Here are a few photos and highlights from the journey by John Lowe.
In 2012 a century of stampede tradition was celebrated in Calgary; this year, the tiny hamlet of Bruce, Alta., takes its turn with Sharon and Richard Goerg to tell the story in the June/July issue of Our Canada.