Sunday, January 15, 2017
Journeys Into Great Trail project: An effort to connect Canada from coast to coast

Great Trail project: An effort to connect Canada from coast to coast

The Great Trail is being touted as one of the longest in the world. Once 432 individual trails are attached in late 2017, it will measure 24,000 kilometres. The serpentine routes – created by the Trans Canada Trail (TCT), a not-for-profit organization – will meet all three Canadian coasts and weave their way through vast Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 15, 20172:03 pm
Friday, January 13, 2017
Journeys Into Recalling the Opening of An Iconic Expo Era Hotel

Recalling the Opening of An Iconic Expo Era Hotel

On Jan. 11, 1967, the Château Champlain Hotel opened for business at La Place du Canada, just a few months before Montreal hosted the World’s Fair, Expo 67. At its opening, the 38-storey hotel was part of the Canadian Pacific hotel chain and was the tallest hotel in Canada. Moreover, it was a very visible Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 13, 20179:09 pm
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Journeys Into The CP Holiday Train:  A Christmas time rite of the Season

The CP Holiday Train: A Christmas time rite of the Season

It’s a relatively new traditional as those things go. But in a very short time the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has become an important rite of the Christmas season. Since 1999, ​​​​​​​​​​ the CP Holiday Train has dressed up for the season, ready to support communities and raise awareness​ of hunger-related issues. As in years past, Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 27, 20165:17 pm
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Journeys Into FWTW (Fries with the Works)

FWTW (Fries with the Works)

There’s a regional specialty in P.E.I. that, while not quite making French Fries healthy, does add a healthy eating aspect to them. In O’Leary, population of 692 (1996) located in Prince County, calls itself “Hockeytown PEI”. It is in potato growing country. Potatoes are important to the place. It is home of a Potato Museum,  whose Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 26, 20166:50 pm
Friday, October 21, 2016
Journeys Into Insurance Company Home Office Turned Museum Chronicles Local Heritage

Insurance Company Home Office Turned Museum Chronicles Local Heritage

The Town of Wawanesa, Manitoba has a fascinating and important history. Beginning in the early 1880s, when the first settlers began trickling in, leading to incorporation as a village in 1909, and up to the present, they have developed a history that has displayed an industrious, productive and vibrant community. For example, the Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co. is a Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 21, 201610:19 pm