Small Ponds featuring Colleen Jones

Small Ponds featuring Colleen Jones

Your name? Colleen Jones. Home (or adopted) town? Halifax, Nova Scotia. Population? We are the ultimate little big town: around...

Skating Rink – ’Tis the Season

Skating Rink – ’Tis the Season

It’s 11 p.m., bitterly cold outside, and the snow has stopped after three or four hours of accumulation. A sensible person would be heading to bed...

Where the Stars Align in Canada

Where the Stars Align in Canada

I’ve been starry eyed for a long time. Growing up in the country, I took dark skies for granted. I thought everyone could simply step outside and...

Moose Jerky and eHarmony

Moose Jerky and eHarmony

By Carla Braun   Since the days of the Klondike gold rush, people have been drawn to the North by the promise of adventure and the hope of...

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Land Has Stories, We Have Choices

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...

Taking a look at Tree Canada

Taking a look at Tree Canada

For the past 25 years, Tree Canada has been raising money and awareness of the importance of trees, not just for nature, but for the quality of...

Steampunk at Fan Expo Canada

Steampunk at Fan Expo Canada

Steampunk is a shapeshifter. A sub-genre of science fiction, it can wrap itself around any genre form of fandom you can name. Steampunk Batman? No...

The Hunt is On!

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...

The Cycle of Life

The Cycle of Life

Yvonne Bambrick has been on a bike since she was a baby. On the back of her father's bike, a few decades back. But now she gets around Toronto under...

Susan Musgrave Forages and Falls in Love With Food on Haida Gwaii

Susan Musgrave Forages and Falls in Love With Food on Haida Gwaii

Musgrave runs the Copper Beech guest house there. She often spices up her homecooking with hints, accompaniments and condiments made from the native ingredients of Haidi Gwaii, foraged from the sea, meadows and forests nearby, or, more often as not, dropped on her doorstep by a grateful neighbour.

The Espresso Institute of North America

The Espresso Institute of North America

The little, blue Dymo label on the metal door belies what's just behind it. But in an nondescript alley in mid-town Toronto, a former tool and die...

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