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Canada Travel

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...
Summer in a glass. That’s what I found when I went to Jordan, Ont., and the Twenty Valley, an hour-and-a-half’s drive west of Toronto. We might be heading into winter now, but this region, close to St. Catharines overflows...
The last time I was in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, I was 16, on a trip with my family in a camper van. The region was gorgeous, but being a teenager, I did not appreciate the depth of the...
Why this marvelous structure was left neglected for decades has been a mystery for many visitors to the region.   The real story of the castle and the couple who started the construction is even more captivating than many fictional...
The sharp clean smell of pine trees, a loon’s haunting call, clean air and fresh lake water for swimming and boating – these are just a few of the reasons Canadians look forward to their annual summer sojourn in...