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Sunday, February 28, 2016
Journeys Into Sugar Time

Sugar Time

Looks like Spring is almost here. The days are getting longer. For many it’s hockey playoff time (though the N.H.L. these days does not even start their playoffs until well into April). Most importantly it is maple sugaring time. This year’s unusually warm winter temperatures have meant an espeically long and robust sugaring season in Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 28, 20164:41 pm
Monday, February 15, 2016
Journeys Into Flag Day

Flag Day

Monday is Family Day in several provinces, including Ontario, but it`s National Flag Day of Canada across the country. The national flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill on Feb. 15, 1965. In 1996, Feb. 15 was declared National Flag of Canada Day and has been observed every year since.     Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 15, 20166:27 pm
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Journeys Into “The polar bear capital of the world”

“The polar bear capital of the world”

A report on CBS Sunday Morning on Churchill, Manitoba, along Hudson Bay, where  every Fall, polar bears of the North come here in droves to wait for Hudson Bay to freeze back over so they can start eating seals again on the ice. ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin February 14, 20168:20 pm
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Journeys Into A Holiday to Bridge the Calendar’s Drought

A Holiday to Bridge the Calendar’s Drought

It’s a long time from New Year’s to Easter. And, winters in Canada are cold. So, back around 1990 a new holiday was added to break up the winter.  But it was not added in all places and it is not celebrated uniformly at the same time nor is it the same holiday everywhere. This Read Article

Posted by: Admin 7:18 pm
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Journeys Into Fernie’s Most Famous “Person”

Fernie’s Most Famous “Person”

Fernie, BC, located along BC Highway  in the Elk Valley area of East Kootenay is a place of beauty and history. Founded in 1898 and  incorported as a city 1904, the municipality has a population of 4811 (with an additional 1899 outside city limits), but sees its seasonal population swell city during the winter months as a winter resort Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 13, 20165:45 pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Journeys Into Snow Snake (Sasmanuk) – An Overooked Winter Past-time

Snow Snake (Sasmanuk) – An Overooked Winter Past-time

It’s winter carnival time, and there are lots of places to get out and celebrate the season. Many feature ice sculptures, hockey, skating, sledding, et. al. We are on the look for unique winter festivals in smaller places beyond the wonderful and popular ones that most Canadians are familiar with (Winterlude, Quebec Winter Carnival, et. Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 9, 20168:30 pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Journeys Into Festival du Voyageur

Festival du Voyageur

One of Canada’s top events, the Festival du Voyageur is kicking off in Winnipeg. The 10 day event is Western Canada’s largest winter festival. Ity takes place in the French Quarter, Saint-Boniface,  celebrating Canada’s fur-trading past and unique Frenchheritage and culture through entertainment, arts and crafts, music, exhibits, and displays. Festival du Voyageur has been a Read Article

Posted by: Admin 6:50 pm
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Journeys Into It’s Hockey Day in Canada

It’s Hockey Day in Canada

Though I am in the States, today is one of my favorite days of the year. This year Ron Mclean and company are based in Kamloops, B.C., but the day is quintessentially Canadian. There are features from coast to coast (i.e. Yorktown, Sask., Yellowknife, NWT) and you get a nice flavor for the country It is Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 6, 201610:10 pm
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Journeys Into On the St. John’s Aspect of the John Scott Episode

On the St. John’s Aspect of the John Scott Episode

The John Scott story is an amazing one. How the fans voted a player with lesser skills to the top of All-Star ballotting. The lengths that some went to try to deprive him the opportunity to play. Scott’s demeanor and performance at the game which earned him game M.V.P. Now the game is over and Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 2, 20166:25 pm