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Monday, May 18, 2015
Journeys Into “Pride of Place: Municipal Group Wants Your Hometown Stories”

“Pride of Place: Municipal Group Wants Your Hometown Stories”

Seeking to put a local development focus on the next federal election, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities is conducting a Hometown Proud Campaign to get citizens talking about their respective cities, villages, townships and otherwise incorporated municipal entities. First prize in the contest at hometownproud.fcm.ca is a pair of tickets to, your hometown for you, Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 18, 20156:39 pm
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Journeys Into Victoria Day Today

Victoria Day Today

I am on the other side of the Canada-U.S. border, so I am not quite sure what to make of Victoria Day. I know where it came from. I also know that it is not so popular in Quebec. But beyond being the unofficial start of Summer, just what is Victoria Day about in Canada Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 16, 20152:53 am
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Journeys Into Introducing the Gordie Howe International Bridge

Introducing the Gordie Howe International Bridge

Politicians from both sides of the border were there with furling flags behind them. So were the media to record the photo-op. The news was that the new cross-border bridge set to be built over the Detroit River by 2020 between Detoit and Windsor, Ontario will be named the Gordie Howe International Bridge. Howe, an Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 14, 20158:56 pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Journeys Into Finnish Pancakes: An All-Canadian Food

Finnish Pancakes: An All-Canadian Food

“Finnish Pancakes” are served at The Hoito Restaurant (often referred to as “The Hoito” by locals), a Finnish-Canadian restaurant in Thunder Bay since 1918. Despite their name, the pancakes appear to be an all-Canadian creation of bush camp cooks. But they are usually not served with Canada’s other contribution to breakfast, maple syrup. There are Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 12, 201511:46 pm
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Journeys Into P.E.I. Horse Carriage Service in Jeopardy

P.E.I. Horse Carriage Service in Jeopardy

Carriage horses have been a source of controversy in the news in recent years – most predominately in New York where they were once a fixture in and around Central Park. They are now history, a casualty of changing tastes and concerns about animal welfare. Charlottetown, the carriage horses have been the news as well. Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 7, 201510:33 pm
Friday, May 1, 2015
Journeys Into What Happened to the Funnel Cakes ?

What Happened to the Funnel Cakes ?

That is what some folks visiting the Calgary Stampede might be asking if they got a look at one of the menus at the event. The Stampede has introduced a number of more upscale items to its menu. For example, there is a foot-long bratwurst infused with cognac (Remy Martin Louis XIII that sells for Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 1, 20151:53 pm