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Canada Travel

By Maureen Littlejohn When winter comes calling, your first inclination might be to hibernate. But there’s another option that can get your blood racing, cheeks rosy and boost vitamin D consumption. Skiing in Canada is magnificent. In fact, people come...
Photos and Text: Maureen Littlejohn Oxford County, an hour’s drive west of Toronto is cheese heaven. They even have a designated trail dedicated to this much-loved dairy product. Dotted with amazing cheese producers, the trail also features museums, markets, an...
Photos and text by Maureen Littlejohn Prince Edward Island is full of memories for me. The rolling green fields, bright red mud, sunny smiles and drivers who stop for pedestrians were just the same on a recent trip as when...
Photos and text: Maureen Littlejohn The call came at 3:30 a.m. I pulled on my jeans and sweater, wrapped a scarf around my throat and headed outside. The night air was crisp and my friends and I were all a...
Canada is the second largest country in the world and 42 per cent of Canada’s land is covered by forest. As someone who grew up in downtown Toronto, I didn’t discover Canada’s nature until a few years ago when...
By Maureen Littlejohn   When visitors come to Canada, they always want to try our most “authentic” foods. Here is a list of iconic Canadian victuals and where to get them. Maple Syrup Our flag bears a red maple leaf, so it...
The chilly night air slowly warms as the sun rises. Tat-tat-a-tat. A woodpecker’s hammering shatters the stillness and sleepy heads emerge from the tent’s opening. Yawning and stretching, the campers breathe in the forest’s fresh, pine scent and look...
As we come together to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, it is fitting that we take the time to reflect on what does it mean to be Canadian past and present. Not so long ago when we asked people what being...
Photos and text: Maureen Littlejohn On a recent road trip, I had my eyes opened to aspects of Canada’s early history that are often forgotten. This is Canada’s 150th year as a country, but her roots of European settlement go...
Photos and Text by Vincent Lê Hoàng Long The making of Canada in Charlottetown, PEI 2017 is a very special year as Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday on July 1st.   Until 1867, there was no country in the world called...