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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Journeys Into A Journey into Tadoussac: “Funky & Historic”

A Journey into Tadoussac: “Funky & Historic”

I came across a recent article suggesting that it might be worth a visit to Tadoussac. I was curious as I had known virtually nothing about the place. It seems the place comes as a surprise to many – the Huffington Post  suggests that it “isn’t one of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada, Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 28, 20165:42 pm
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Journeys Into Making and Being Community through A Community Supper

Making and Being Community through A Community Supper

It’s a special time of year. The leaves are changing, the evenings are getting longer and an autumn chill, with a hint of winter to come, is in the air. Folks flock to the country for a pumpkin, cider, and donuts. But increasingly they are also flocking to places beyond the city crowds to participate Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 27, 20165:06 pm
Monday, September 26, 2016
Journeys Into A Royal Journey into Canada

A Royal Journey into Canada

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s eight day 2016 tour of Canada is under way. The royal couple touched down at the Victoria Airport in British Columbia on September 24 with their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Walking hand in hand as they made their way off the plane, they were greeted by Canadian Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 26, 20161:05 pm
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Journeys Into A Journey into Kitsault: A Ghost Town Frozen in Time

A Journey into Kitsault: A Ghost Town Frozen in Time

In a land of unique places, Kitsault, B.C.  is especially different. The town of Kitsault was built in the late 1970s along Alice Arm to serve the nearby Amax molybdenum mine. The town, located in northern B.C. on the Alice Arm, was constructed by U.S. mining conglomerate Phelps Dodge, according to Kitsault’s website. The plan was Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 24, 20168:49 pm
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Journeys Into The Smallest Post Office in Canada

The Smallest Post Office in Canada

Not too long ago we heard much in the news about the revamping of home postal service. It got us to thinking about post offices as well. A few years back we did a feature about the smallest post office in the U.S. (Ochopee, Florida). So, we were curious about where the smallest post office Read Article

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Saturday, September 24, 2016
Journeys Into “The Cheese Capital of Canada”

“The Cheese Capital of Canada”

OK – I knew it would be only a matter of time before I would have to start wading diplomatically among various municipal claims of civic pride. After all, I had some experience navigating among various U.S. claims of communities touting themselves as the “BBQ Capital of America” or “Pie Capital” or some similar designation. Read Article

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Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into The White Bean Capital of Canada

The White Bean Capital of Canada

  A few days ago we wrote of Woodstock, Ontario’s role as “Dairy Capital of Canada”. It all got us to thinking about what other “Capitals of Canada” we might find. So, periodically we will share with you some other “capitals” as we come across them. Hensall, Ontario is one such place. Part of Bluewater Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 23, 20168:26 pm
Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into Oktoberfest Time

Oktoberfest Time

It’s now officially autumn, which means falling leaves, a new hockey season and Oktoberfest. A number of festivals can be found across the country, featuring German culture, lots of food and beer. The first Oktoberfest dates back to 1810 in Munich. It was a celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese Read Article

Posted by: Admin 2:54 pm
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Journeys Into Maple Leaf Foliage Watching

Maple Leaf Foliage Watching

Welcome to Fall. Where we are it sill feels like summer though the calendar is telling us the season has changed. Notwithstanding the beach friendly temperatures, the leaves are started to change and fall. On the U.S. side of the border , there are endless features about Leaf Peeping in places like Vermont, Wisconsin, West Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 22, 20163:51 pm
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Journeys Into In the Meantime, on the other Border: Two nations, two towns, one community

In the Meantime, on the other Border: Two nations, two towns, one community

The U.S. Presidential campaign election year has been a strange one – even by American standards. As we do not wade into politics here, there is no shortage of places for you to go to find news and opinion on that topic. One of the recurring topics in the campaign has been that of securing the Read Article

Posted by: Admin 3:17 pm