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Friday, January 22, 2016
Journeys Into A Cool Festival That Fits The Season

A Cool Festival That Fits The Season

It took a while longer, but winter has finally made a delayed arrival by us. It’s gotten us to more familiar and comfortable seasonal rythyms – when just about this time we get to thinking how folks in various parts celebrate the cold and snow. For example, the Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival is an annual event Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 22, 201611:59 pm
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Journeys Into The Prison Turned Library

The Prison Turned Library

Built over 200 years ago as a prison, the Morrin Centre is now one of Quebec’s most beautiful libraries. The building has been designated a National Historic Site of Canada. The site has housed four different functions: Royal Redoubt (1712–1808) Quebec City Common Gaol (1813–1868) Morrin College  (1862-c1902) Literary and Historical Society of Quebec (1868–present) In 2004, Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 21, 20161:20 am
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Journeys Into Outside Media’s Take on Canada Today

Outside Media’s Take on Canada Today

From here it’s starting to look like the U.S. media (and others) are starting to replace one caricature of Canada with another. For as long as I can remember, say Canada to folks south of the 49th Parallel and they knew little about the country beyond beer, hockey, snow, “socialized medicine”, O Canada and the Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 17, 20165:55 pm
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Journeys Into The Bridge that Connected Canada

The Bridge that Connected Canada

We read with interest of the newly constructed  bridge in northern Ontario that heaved apart, indefinitely closing the Trans-Canada highway — the only road connecting Eastern and Western Canada. The Nipigon River Bridge had been closed for “due to mechanical issues,” according to the Ontario Provincial Police.  It was reported that a gust of wind had pulled away Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 12, 20166:39 pm
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Dal Richards, Vancouver Big Bands Legend

Passing: Dal Richards, Vancouver Big Bands Legend

Dal Richards, a legendary big band leader in Vancouver for over 70 years died on December 31 at age 97. Richards and  his saxophone and clarinet were first heard in the Sandy DeSantis and Stan Paton bands. On 1 May 1940, Richards, his 11-piece band and a then-unknown 13-year-old Juliette were booked to replace Mart Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 6, 20169:46 pm
Friday, January 1, 2016
Journeys Into The Secret to Good Bannock

The Secret to Good Bannock

  Bannock, muqpauraq, skaan (or scone), or Indian bread, is found throughout North American Native cuisine, including that of the Inuit of Canada and Alaska, other Alaska Natives, the First Nations of the rest of Canada, the Native Americans in the United States, and the Metis. A type of bannock, using available resources, such as flour made from maize, roots, Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 1, 20165:09 pm
Friday, January 1, 2016
Journeys Into The First Sunrise of a New Year in Canada

The First Sunrise of a New Year in Canada

It’s a new year, a new day, a new morning. A new opportunity. A fresh start. Many have New Year’s resoltions. Others choose to turn a new leaf by greeting the day – by treking to meet the sun at the first sunrise in the nation. That place is Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site. Located Read Article

Posted by: Admin 5:22 am