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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Journeys Into Can Canada Teach the  Rest of the World “Nice” ?

Can Canada Teach the Rest of the World “Nice” ?

I have enjoyed listening to reports from Eric Weiner for years on National Public Radio and elsewhere. Recently I stumbled upon this essay fo his posted at bbcnews.com. Personally, I have always been drawn to Canada, things Canadian and the peoples of Canada. But, as an old-time hockey fan, I must think that there are Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 30, 20154:06 pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Journeys Into Canada’s 150th Anniversary Logo

Canada’s 150th Anniversary Logo

A new logo has just been announced for Canada’s 150 th anniversary. And, already there is controversy surrounding it. Selected from 300 entries in a contest aimed at students, the winning design is a stylized maple leaf made up of multi-coloured diamond shapes. It will be featured in all Government of Canada products and events Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 29, 20156:07 pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Journeys Into “A movement that celebrates the cuisine of the North”

“A movement that celebrates the cuisine of the North”

“Chefs from some of the chillier regions of North America are making an effort to dive deeper into their habitat. From New England up through the Maritime Provinces of Canada and west to Montreal and Toronto, they are doing culinary work that poses questions without simple answers: What exactly is Northern cooking? And how do Read Article

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Journeys Into New Documentary on What it Means to be Canadian

New Documentary on What it Means to be Canadian

Los Angeles-based comedy writer and displaced Canadian Rob Cohen was sick of battling the usual stereotypes of Canadians(but, sadly, sometimes true) stereotypes. And he hated that no one (besides his fellow “California Canadians”) knew anything—or even cared—about Canada. So he decided to make a movie. In Being Canadian, Cohen travels across the country, seeing the Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 25, 20151:32 am
Friday, April 24, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Jonathan Crombie, “Gilbert Blythe” in Anne of Green Gables Series

Passing: Jonathan Crombie, “Gilbert Blythe” in Anne of Green Gables Series

  Jonathan Crombie, who played Gilbert Blythe in the Anne of Green Gables movies, has died at the age of 48. He was also the son of David Crombie, who was mayor of Toronto from 1972 to 1978 and served as a federal Progressive Conservative cabinet minister in the 1980s. More from CBC News.   Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 24, 20151:07 pm
Friday, April 24, 2015
Journeys Into Bluegrass Traditions from the Ottawa Valley

Bluegrass Traditions from the Ottawa Valley

The Ottawa Valley is the valley of the Ottawa, along the boundary between Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. More than half  wilderness, the is home to  over 900 lakes and four major river systems. Canada’s capital city, Ottawa,  itself  is at the confluence of three rivers,  the Ottawa, Gatineau and Rideau. Samuel de Champlain traveling the area between Read Article

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Lois Lillienstein of Sharon, Lois & Bram and Skinnamarink

Passing: Lois Lillienstein of Sharon, Lois & Bram and Skinnamarink

Lois Lillienstein of the Canadian children’s musical trio Sharon, Lois & Bram has died at age 78. The multi-award-winning recording artists won the hearts of Canadian kids and families with their fun-loving songs like as Skinnamarink and Peanut Butter. The group also had a top-rated preschool show, Sharon, Lois & Bram’s Elephant Show. It aired on Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 23, 20156:26 pm
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Journeys Into Climate Change and the Backyard Rink

Climate Change and the Backyard Rink

Folks in the know say it’s been a decent season for backyard rinks. But these folks are also concerned because the season is getting shorter. Real life environmental issues seem to be intruding on the idyllic ice surface built to be a refuge. This feature courtesy of PRI highlights the passion of those who create Read Article

Posted by: Admin 12:42 am
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Journeys Into Tisdale, Saskatchewan – A Place in Search of a New Smart Community Narrative

Tisdale, Saskatchewan – A Place in Search of a New Smart Community Narrative

Tisdale is a business centre for the rich agricultural area of northeastern  Saskatchewan. Located at the junction of Highways 35 and 3, and serviced  by both the the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways, Tisdale is the grain handling centre of the region with five inland grain terminals, and is the centre of local industry. That Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 22, 20151:04 pm