Lighthouse Diaries

Ocean rescues, whale spotting and bocce on the helipad—it’s all just another glorious summer day in the life of this B.C. lighthouse keeper

Country guy

Former Harrowsmith columnist Dan Needles talks to us about country living and his new book, True Confessions from the Ninth Concession: The Harrowsmith Years

Thrill of the Hunt

From chic boutiques to sprawling outdoor markets, the world is your oyster when it comes to shopping for antiques.

Land Has Stories, We Have Choices

For the past twenty years Sally Miller has worked in, researched and taught about alternative food in Canada and the U.S. Mostly recently she’s spent her days interviewing farmers across Ontario. The news isn’t good. As she writes in her new book Belongings: The Fight for Land and Food: “I was saddened by the clarity […]

Taking a look at Tree Canada

For the past quarter century, Tree Canada has helped communities across this country plant over 80 million trees—and increased the awareness of just how important trees are to our everyday lives

The Hunt is On!

In 1912 the eccentric (and fictional) Canadian inventor, Thaddeus Barnes set out on a unique journey across Canada. His mission? To hide six copper cylinders containing pieces of a brass key. The fully assembled key would unlock Barnes’ safe, a safe full of his greatest secrets and his staggering fortune. Barnes’ greatest invention, the electron […]