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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A Child’s Christmas in Danger

A Child’s Christmas in Danger

with a salute to Dylan Thomas One Christmas was so much like the other when I was a boy in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia that I can't remember if I got six...

Where Ya From? Truth Behind Town Names

Where Ya From? Truth Behind Town Names

Canada. Ka. Na. Da. Ka-na-da. Say it aloud a few times and the name of our nation starts to sound a bit, well, weird. But Canadians wouldn’t have it...

Loreena McKennitt’s Tour of Morden, Manitoba

Loreena McKennitt’s Tour of Morden, Manitoba

Loreena McKennitt is one of Canada’s most successful international artists, having sold more than 14 million albums around the world and achieved gold and multi-platinum status in more than 15 countries.

The Small Halls of Fame

The Small Halls of Fame

Rural Canada has produced some of the world’s finest athletes. Here’s a look at a few of Canada’s small town halls of fame that keep their memories alive.

Royal Welcome

Royal Welcome

Canadian Small Towns Still Remember The 1959 Royal Visit.

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