Mike Lane of Saanichton, B.C., says, “Last June, I went to a cycling event called JumpShip. Mountain bike riders took their bikes up a steep ramp, which they rode down at high speed to go up another steep ramp to get airborne. They performed tricks and manoeuvres in the air and landed on a giant […]
Kenneth Glenn Hardman of Calgary, always looks at life as a glass half full and doesn’t let his disability, polio, get in the way of his life, as showcased by his lovely paintings featured in the June/July issue of Our Canada. Here are a few more to enjoy.
Nervous about unplugging for that camping weekend? Relax. In the great outdoors, a little technology goes a long way.
Are you stuck in a house full of smelly boys, the opposite of this Dad’s situation?
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Can you help Kathy Harness of Carman, Man., figure out what this object is?
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Can anyone help the Norris’s figure out what this mystery item is used for?
Darlene Hands of Creston, B.C., writes, “My father, Bill Williamson, is now more than 90 years old and still talks about the good old country dances in Saskatchewan. He was a member in the family band and played the banjo, drums and this instrument. Does anyone know the name of the instrument, where it was […]
Danelle Boychuk of Woking, Alta., shares this adorable photo of her son, Kolby-the referee-happy to drop the puck for his friends, Teeghan and Hailey Shura. “Hockey is a passion for these three!” says Danelle. If you have a great one-liner for this picture, share it in the comments below!
Kayla Harper of London, Ont., writes, “While visiting the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, my brother’s friend, Luke McLean, was interested in one of the old cannons. I jokingly told him to stick his head in it and when he did, I captured the moment!” If you have a great one-liner for this pic, just […]
Jim McBride of Kingston writes,”I found this item in a box of tools that I purchased at an auction. When you turn the wooden handle it unlocks the L-shaped metal piece, which then changes the distance between it and the rest of the tool. I hope someone can tell me what it is used for.” […]
We’ve seen some pretty impressive and interesting collections over the past few years. Here are a few to enjoy all over again and hopefully encourage you to send in stories and photos of your own collections!
Robert Buckles of Calgary writes, “This container measures 15 inches in length and is 21⁄8 inches wide. It’s zinc-plated, has a wire handle and is divided into two sections internally by a metal partition. A hinged flap at the top of the dividing strip is fitted with a pin that protrudes from each side by […]
Got a catchy caption for this photo? Emmie Danielson of Wetaskiwin, Alta., shares this great action shot of her six-year-old grandson, Gage, who loves to play superhero.
Take a trip out west and explore the stunning arts, culture and natural attractions that Vancouver and Victoria have to offer.
Are you ready for winter? Dannette Scott of Fort McMurray, Alta., definitely is! She wrote the story “My Fort McMurray” for the My Hometown section of the December/January issue. Are you proud of your hometown? Tell us why and send in some great photos like these!
Ruth Clark of Berwick, N.S., writes, “My friend, Dale, purchased this glass container from a woman who told her it was a urinal, but I am not convinced. I’m wondering if anyone knows for sure what it is? It’s made of glass, has a spout on one end and a deep indentation on the back.” […]
Bill Theessen of Prince George, B.C., shares this photo of a curious fox that appeared on his deck one evening. “We were having guests and had put the wine outside to keep cool!” says Bill. Got a catchy caption for this photo?
The Our Canada community is full of talented photographers and they have wowed us once again! Thanks to all who participated, as well as to Nikon for the great prizes.
Here are the stunning winning images that were published in the December/January issue of Our Canada, as on our Flickr. We hope they inspire you to enter our next photo contest!