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The Best Christmas Markets Across Canada

From the snow-capped peaks of Banff to Charlottetown's winter wonderland, here's where you'll find the most magical Christmas markets in Canada.

Welcoming Winter in Stratford, Ontario

Best known for its annual summer festivities, Stratford is also a joy to behold in winter.


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Deck the Halls: 20 Holiday Decorating Ideas From Across Canada

We challenged you to capture the prettiest holiday decorating ideas on camera, and you delivered! Here's how Canadians deck the...


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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas in Canada

Do you know Rudolph's Canadian connection? Or how many turkeys get devoured at Canadian dinner tables?


Is Oak Island Cursed?

For 200 years, the promise of pirate's payday buried deep in a pit off Nova Scotia's coast has attracted schemers...

Remembering Our First Christmas in Canada

In the winter of 1963, this Irish family celebrated their first Christmas in Toronto. The snow was like nothing they...


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The Tallest Building in Every Province

Discover 10 towering achievements in architecture, from coast to coast.

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Uniquely Canadian Holiday Traditions, From Coast to Coast

From Réveillon to "mummering," here are some of the unique ways Canadians celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.


Rick Mercer: As Kids, My Brother and I Stole the Perfect Christmas Tree

In this excerpt from his book, Talking to Canadians, Rick Mercer confesses to a yuletide heist that made for an...


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Top 20 Places to Spend Christmas in Canada

From festive Santa Claus parades to can't-miss holiday markets, we're counting down the best places to celebrate Christmas in Canada.


What a Country Christmas Was Like in the 1950s

After the chores were done, family fun, lots of food and good cheer took centre stage.

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Winged Wonders: Beautiful Canadian Birds Captured on Camera

Whether they're perched at the backyard feeder or soaring high in an azure sky, our fine feathered friends always make...


Great Canadian Gift Ideas: Problem Solving Presents Under $50

Tired of giving gifts that end up collecting dust on the shelf? These thoroughly practical presents are guaranteed to please...


The Ultimate Guide to Canadian Hockey Slang

New to the good old hockey game? Here's how to *not* sound like a hoser.


The Fascinating Story of How Canada Got Its Name

...And some crazy alternatives you'll be glad they scrapped.


Powerful Poppy Pictures For Remembrance Day

These poignant images showcase the symbol of Remembrance Day in a particularly meaningful way.

Powerful Remembrance Day Quotes to Share on November 11

On Nov. 11, take a moment to reflect on the bravery and sacrifice of those who have served the True...


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10 Unique Things to Do in Niagara Falls

Figure you’ve seen everything Niagara Falls has to offer? Think again! Here are 10 hidden gems that are well worth...


In One Hour, the Temperature in This Alberta Town Rose 40 Degrees

The Chinook wind on January 10, 1962, set the stage for the most extreme temperature change in Canadian history.


Canada’s Most Riveting Unsolved Mysteries

Can you crack these spooky disappearances, paranormal sightings and puzzling whodunits?


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The Most Magical Advent Calendars of 2022

Kick off your holiday countdown with one of the season’s most unique...


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25+ Responsible Ways to Explore the Magic of Vancouver Island

From nature tours to craft distilleries, these Vancouver Island attractions put the focus on local ingredients, sustainable practices and thoughtful...


This is How We Used the Kitchen Stove in the Great Depression

During the Great Depression, the old stove was the heart and soul of the kitchen—and family life.


Exploring Manitoulin Island and Tobermory in an RV

Five girlfriends share the driving—and unforgettable experiences—on the road.


What Canada’s Electric Car Targets Will Mean For Canadians—and the Environment

By 2025, Canada's government wants one out of every 10 new car sales to be an electric vehicle (EV). We...

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Inspired Indoor Gardening Ideas to Get You Through a Long Winter

The end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of gardening season! Keep your green thumb supple with these indoor...


The Story Behind “In Flanders Fields”

More than a hundred years after its creation, John McCrae's poem "In Flanders Fields" lives on as a cornerstone of...


How Cree Code Talkers From Alberta Helped Win the Second World War

Coded messages based on the Cree language made it difficult for the enemy to monitor and decipher Allied transmissions during...


This Was One of Canada’s Darkest Days During the Second World War

On July 25, 1944, 320 soldiers in Canada's Black Watch regiment faced three times as many German soldiers. Where was...


Every UNESCO World Heritage Site in Canada

Did you know that 20 of the world’s greatest wonders are right in your own backyard?


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The 10 Most Haunted Places in Canada

Ghost stories are always *that* much creepier when they hit close to home! From gothic hotels to gruesome battlefields, these...