Born and raised in what we call PoCo, this small city has become a centre for arts and culture, outdoor activities and some funny comedians.
Sherilyn Fritz of Middleton, N.S., sent us a copy of her book Yester Years at Port George, featuring material collected by her mother-in-law, Elma Fritz, which includes a wonderful story about the town’s blacksmith shop. Elma was one of the blacksmith’s three daughters who grew up in the shop during the early 1900s. We loved the story so much we decided to share it in its entirety as a three-part series. Written by Elma’s sister, Faye Foster, and published in the local paper in the 1970s, here is the first installment of Faye’s childhood memories of her father’s shop.
“I had no idea this was here!” This is a common reaction when I introduce urban friends to Ladner’s Delta Street, with its shops so cute they bring to mind Main Street Disneyland rather than suburban Lotusland.
When I first moved to Halifax almost two years ago, I soon realized that I’d never lived in a friendlier place.
BC’s Gulf Islands aren’t located in a gulf. Instead, the twenty or so islands are nestled against the sheltered southeastern coast of Vancouver Island and are bordered by the Strait of Georgia.
St. Andrews, New Brunswick, is the perfect place for a family summer getaway.
During the 2010 Winter Olympics, the world got to see how beautiful Whistler is in the winter. Luckily for us, Whistler is stunning year round and has heaps of great activities to entertain us in the summer months, too.
Hamilton has a reputation as an industrial town, but it has plenty of sights for the curious traveller. Click through these photos to learn more about what the Hammer has to offer.
Ladner, B.C. is a beautiful place to visit, as evidenced by these photographs. Click through for some of Ladner’s quaint sights.
Not heading south this season? Don’t sweat it. Here are 5 hot ways to catch the warming trend close to home.
I first saw Kingston on a bright, crisp Christmas day. The city had been dusted lightly with snow and its handsome limestone buildings were sparkling in the sunshine.
Considered one of the best wildlife encounters, Sea North Tours have been delighting people with their whale watching tours of Hudson Bay. Visitors put on an artic wetsuit to slip into the chilly waters to snorkel with Beluga whales.
We asked and you responded with your best photos of our land. You sent in your favourite photos: from coast to coast, city to country, day to night. Here are a few of the images we received.
If you’re dreaming of lounging on the beach, there’s no need to head south. Canada has its own beautiful swimming spots. Here are five of the best beaches in the country.
As far as Canadian cities go, Quebec City has to be one of most visually stunning. Its rich history means there are gorgeous buildings to explore and many activities for tourists to take part in. But step off the tourist track and you’ll discover a rich and vibrant culture where you’d swear you were in France itself rather than Canada.
Canada has one of the coolest carnivals in the world. Held in Quebec City, the Quebec Winter Carnival is a truly unique winter experience with sporting competitions, snow games, and a great mix of traditional and innovative nighttime, sport and family activities. We caught up with Bonhomme Carnaval, the Carnival’s official ambassador, to get the inside scoop on what to expect at the 57th edition of this much-loved winter festival.
There’s nothing to do in Manitoba? Hardly! The marquee summer activity in Churchill is getting in the water alongside beluga whales, but this small town is a great place to check out some other wildlife, too. Here are seven suggestions of what you can do to get your fill of an exciting, outdoor adventure on your travels.
Floating in the face-stingingly cold 4C water, frigid seawater trickling down the neck of my wetsuits, I feel a jolt of electricity when our gazes meet. A pod of beluga whales surrounds me. One by one, they turn their heads and gaze over, their chirps filling my ears, their ghostly white bodies cutting swathes through the green saltwater of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba. Travel in Canada might sometimes be cold, but it’s pretty cool too.
Seeking a bird’s eye view on some of the country’s most scenic spots? Follow this primer to discover 10 amazing experiences where the sky is not the limit! From coast-to-coast, Canada has an abundance of high-flying adventures and activities in treetops and mountains, over wondrous waters and natural eco-attractions, and even above urban city centres. So, let’s take it from the top!
Check out these five great RV spots in Nova Scotia that begin and end in Halifax. Travel down the Lighthouse Trail, thorugh fishing villages and sandy beaches, and back up Fundy and Annapolis into the heart of Nova Scotia wine country.