Head down to the water and feel the sand beneath your toes, because we’ve rounded up the 10 best beaches in Canada that you have to visit this summer.
It’s the anniversary of the War of 1812 and there is everything from re enactments and Pow wows to homemade pie and bbqs happening in Ontario! If you’re looking for something fun to enjoy this July, try these events! Also, see a few more in the July issue of More of Our Canada.
Thanks to David Brunelle for the great photos!
Got a catchy caption for this photo? Ellen Charron of Windsor calls this picture “Celebrating Canada Day,” and adds, “I dress Riley up for every holiday and he doesn’t mind. He is very cooperative and patient.” If you have a great one-liner for this picture, share it in the comments below.
Jacoba Winger of Ridgeway, Ont., writes, “This bowl, given to me by an 85-year-old lady, is more than 100 years old. It’s a round, wooden box that has a deep, opening in the lid. Does anyone know what this object was used for?” How about it readers, can anyone help Jacoba?
From coast to coast to coast, these homemade golf courses are well worth the drive.
Mary Ritchie of Kelowna, B.C., writes, “While visiting my long-standing friend, Joyce Fleming, in Winnipeg, she showed me this strange gadget. Joyce came across this plastic ‘doughnut’ with metal teeth after a family member died. We both found it very intriguing. Anyone know what it’s used for?”
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 […]