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What Is It? – October/November 2013

Rick Merrell of Surrey, B.C., says “I found this tool in a barn in the Kootenays. It seems to be

Caption Corner – October/November 2013

Liz Hastings of Morriston, Ont., who snapped this shot, writes, “I had no idea turtles could even climb, but whenever

Special Moments Photo Contest: Phase 3 Winner and Best Of

Thank you to all who entered the final phase of our Special Moments contest. Published in the October/November issue, here...

Editor Gary’s Trip Westward

In mid-August, OC editor Gary and his wife Aurora flew to Calgary and embarked upon a rollicking rent-a-car road trip...

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13 Ways To Avoid Crowds When Travelling

Get ahead of the crowd! Learn how to steer clear of the tourist throng when traveling the world.

Top 10 Things To Do in Charlevoix

About 4 hours north-east of Montreal lies Charlevoix, a lovely part of the province sitting pretty between a great semi-circular...

10 Must-Try Montreal Food Trucks

The street food ban that has kept food trucks out of Montreal since the late '60s is slowly lifting, with...

Caption Corner – July 2013

Twylla Wall of Prince Albert, Sask. writes, “Lots of chatter in the tree caught my attention. Looks like even birds

What is It? – July 2013

Sally Smaha of Terrace, B.C., writes, “This item was in a menswear store that my dad purchased back in 1959.

100th Bruce Stampede

In 2012 a century of stampede tradition was celebrated in Calgary; this year, the tiny hamlet of Bruce, Alta., takes...

Caption Corner – June/July 2013

Got a catchy caption for this photo? Joadey Jaxen of Vittoria, Ont., writes, “I snapped this photo on Thanksgiving weekend

What is It? – June/July 2013

Serena Reber of Woking, Alta., writes, “This item is leather with a metal buckle and rings. It measures 11 inches

Canada’s 9 Best Victoria Day Celebrations

See you later, spring! Summer unofficially arrives during Victoria Day weekend, so get ready for some fun in the sun...

13 Strange Things You Didn’t Know About Canada

From secret underground labs to UFO landing pads, Canada can be a weird, wild and wonderful place. Here are 13...

Caption Corner – May 2013

Wilma Johannesma of Victoria shares this adorable shot saying, “My only granddaughter, Cassia, was born just after the family’s husky,

What is It? – May 2013

Christopher Giroux of Midland, Ont., writes, “I’m not sure what this is-it looks quite old and is made from a

10 Most Expensive Cities in Canada

Find out which city costs the most (and which ones came pretty close) with this top 10 list of Canada's...

What Is It? – April/May 2013

Beatrice Wilkinson of Cobble Hill. B.C. writes, “This item looks to be silver-plated and has a patent date stamped on

Layar Fun: Loons, Geese and the Arts

Have you tried the new layar technology in the April/May issue? With Layar, you can interact with the pages...

The 9 most interesting cities in Canada

Canadians from coast to coast have shared their submissions, and we're pleased to announce the winners of our

10 Canadian Restaurants Worth Splurging On

Reservations are recommended - and a topped-up savings account, too - for these top picks for gourmet dining from coast...

Canada’s 10 Strangest, Crudest and Rudest Town Names

Think your town's name is strange? Wait till you get a load of the top 10 strange, crude and rude...

Caption Corner – March 2013

Roy Parry of Calgary was driving along when he noticed this dog sitting next to a parking sign in Drumheller,

Canada’s 10 Coolest Ski Hills and Resorts

Hit the slopes, carve some powder and discover Canada's biggest and best ski hills and resorts.

13 Essential Travel Apps

Join the ranks of savvy travellers and load up your smart phone with these must-have travel apps.

What Is It? – Feb/March 2013

Dorothy Seibold of Stranraer, Sask., writes, “My husband, Lloyd, likes browsing for unique articles and found this great conversation piece.

Caption Corner – Feb/March 2013

Agnes Bylsma of Kingston writes, “One summer, my husband, John, and I, with our friends Gary and Audrey, went to

Canada’s 10 Coolest Winter Festivals

Summer's not the only time to celebrate. Pack your favourite toque and warmest parka for these 10 winter festivals that...

10 Places in Canada Every Canadian Needs To Visit

Want to find a new Canadian travel destination? Check out these 10 unique and beautiful places waiting to welcome you...