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There is a cluster of wineries around the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, which makes wine touring in this area very convenient. Discover five of the most popular ones in this charming and historic town
British Columbia’s Fraser Valley is a gorgeous and diverse region where the climate is as good for dairy farming as it is for winemaking. Explore four of the region’s best wineries, which produce some of the country’s best tasting wine varietals
The beautiful state of Colorado is characterized by its vast sand dunes, ancient American native ruins, and the splendour of the Rockies. Here are eight interesting destinations to check out in the “Centennial State”
One of the best ways to learn about wine is to visit wine regions, see the vineyards and speak to the growers and producers. Immerse yourself in the region, walk through the vineyards, enjoy the local country towns and farmers markets and eat the local food. Here are eight tips for planning a memorable wine tour experience
Two moms, Ingrid Bird and Lisa Breure, take their own photography experience and pass it on to their children and other kids in their community in our Showcase feature of the May issue of More of Our Canada. The Langley Fundamental Elementary and Middle School Camera Club in British Columbia is producing many future photographers! Participating in Open and Themed competitions throughout the school year, these kids not only have a lot of fun, but produce very fun photos! See more of their creativity here that we couldn’t fit in the magazine!
There are a number of active volcanoes a traveller can visit — active in the sense of visible activity from steam or magma, not just the technical term applied to those that have erupted in the last 200 years. Here’s a roundup of the best volcano hikes in the world
Coming up in the May issue of More of Our Canada, our My Hometown feature was sent in by Joseph Hollick of Hamilton, Ont. On a mission to document and photograph all of the 142 waterfalls in the city of Hamilton, Joseph was happy to share this more natural side of his city.
Joseph finds visiting the falls a delight at any time of the year as the scenes can change drastically. Since we couldn’t publish all his photos in the magazine, here are some more for you to enjoy.
Hikers often have their wish lists of the most amazing treks on the planet. Have a look at the 10 best hikes from around the world and get ready to book your trail pass
We just published the winners of our 2010 Hockey Contest in the April/May issue of Our Canada. There were so many great stories and we will hopefully be publishing more soon, but in the meantime, here are a few more runners-up!
Heading down under? Make sure to check out some of New Zealand’s coolest birds, like the kiwi, pukeko, tui and blue penguin
The Our Parks feature in the upcoming May issue of More of Our Canada focuses on Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia. Mary Kozac of Hubbard, N.S., wrote a story about how her family has been visiting the park for more than 37 years. Here are a few photos to entice you to read her story in the magazine, and maybe visit the park yourself!
With almost seven billion humans living on Earth, finding pristine places on the planet is becoming increasingly difficult. However, if you’re looking to participate in an unforgettable eco-trek, there are still some relatively untouched spots on the planet worth travelling to.
Representing her people at the Olympics was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for this young Mi’kmaq woman. Savannah Simon’s story of dancing at the opening ceremonies at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics was published in the December-January issue of Our Canada. Here are a few extra photos from her experience for you to enjoy!
Can you think of the perfect title for this photo? In the MOC January issue, we got so many great captions for this photo and couldn’t publish them all! Here are a few extra: – “You’re next buster!” from Helen Patricia Taylor, Winnipeg – “Ya wanna knuckle sandwich?” from Maureen Zilinsky, Winnipeg
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.
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