“I got this object from an elderly aunt and would like to know more about it,” writes Doris Brown of Tofield, Alta. “It measures 41⁄ 2 inches in width and is 21⁄ 2 inches high. I believe the markings are real gold and the handle is at a right angle to the spout. I am […]
Want island bliss without leaving the country? Turns out there’s a lot more off the mainland than P.E.I., Cape Breton, and Newfoundland. These gorgeous offshore towns, submitted to our ongoing Canada’s Most Interesting Towns Contest, make island life in Canada a real possibilty.
Tour the country and don’t forget to bring a little spending money, as we reveal Canada’s 10 best places to shop.
From personal tributes to National memorials, Canadians across the country remember the fallen. How do you remember?
Tracey McKee of Walton, Ont., writes, “This item has been in our family hardware store in Seaforth, Ont., for years. I’m the fifth generation to work here and have never seen it used. As you can see by the photo, it punches little holes in the paper. Looking forward to having this mystery solved!” How […]
“I snapped this photo last fall,” writes Rebecca Bromberger of Barrhead, Alta. “These two cow moose were standing in a perfect position to create the illusion of one, two-headed moose!” Got a catchy caption for this photo?
B.C., B.C. or B.C.?!
Markus Buessecker in Guelph, Ont., for a one-year work experience and travel exchange, went to the Oktoberfest in Waterloo-Kitchener, Ont., and found his home country spirit. All the photos were taken by Markus’ Canadian friend James Jackson.
The Facebook votes are in and counted and the winner of the $500 Popular Choice Award is Craig Hilts of Swift Current, Sask.! Congratulations!
Canadians: think you know your country? These little-known towns and true Canadian gems, submitted to our ongoing Canada’s Most Interesting Towns Contest, make a tempting case for leaving the city to discover places you didn’t know existed.
The RD editorial team chose Toronto but Gary George chose Yellowknife for his favourite of the week, which would you chose?
Think you can handle the world’s biggest beer and bratwurst party? Get in the Bavarian spirit with this surprising look at the world’s most famous beer festival.
The Our Canada community definitely showcased their Canada in our Summer Fun Photo Contest! Here are the 12 weekly winners Our Canada’s Facebook fans voted to the top! One of these photos will win the Popular Choice Award, you can go vote between October 1 and 7 on the Our Canada Facebook page for your favourite!
We’re looking for Canada’s best city or town! Get inspired by these local celebrity favourites, from Michael Buble’s Vancouver to Adam Gopnik’s Montreal, then send us your own unique stories for a chance to win.
Joe-Anne McMillan of Dunchurch, Ont., writes: “We took in Chelsea (large dog), and three weeks later she gave birth to eight puppies! We managed to find good homes for all the pups but kept one for ourselves and named him Longshot.” Got a catchy one-liner for this photo?
Rita Dwornik of Welland, Ont., sent in this photo of a forged steel object that her husband bought from a neighbour for $5. “Later, we were on the Canadian Antiques Roadshow with Valerie Pringle and even she was unable to give us a positive identification!” says Rita. Any ideas readers?
With a German background, Bev Weston of Lumsden, Sask., has a great interest in all things German. Though she doesn’t drink much beer, she likes to collect steins. Her collection was featured in the October/November issue of Our Canada.
Yearning to spot some stars? We’ll give you a little taste of the luxury and limelight, and show you the Canadian hotspots Hollywood celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Halle Berry and Madonna never miss.
Ben Gossage of Sydenham, Ont., writes, “This item was purchased at an antique auction. It’s made of cast iron and has a clamp on the bottom that you can lock onto a table. There is a piece on a hinge that has two curved, skinny bars with spikes on the bottom that slide downward through […]
Karen Thain of Dryden, Ont., writes, “This is a picture of my son Joshua. His brother, Jacob, and himself found a frog in our front yard one summer afternoon. I call this photo Prince Charming and love it because it is so innocent and exactly the kind of thing Joshua would do. It’s one of […]