Up Close with Wildlife in the Yukon

Early in his career, renowned author Jack London wrote a story about a boat trip down the Yukon River, called “From Dawson to the Sea.” In it, he described the diverse wildlife he encountered during his journey: “Not a sound as we round the tail of a bar, disturbing a
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Europe Out Of Reach? Anise Liquors are the Taste of Summer on the Continent

I find myself drawn to books about summer in Europe this year, a year in which travelling to Europe seems as foreign as the continent itself. Hotel Pastis by Peter Mayle captured my fancy as the protagonist began to appreciate the ubiquitous pastis enjoyed by his Provencal counterparts. Soon, fascinated
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Many Springs Trails offers mountain views and wildflowers Photo Carol Patterson
The Many Flowers of Many Springs Trail

Many people are familiar with Alberta’s Waterton Lakes National Park’s wildflowers but there’s plenty of blooms on Many Springs Trail in Kananaskis Country. The flat, short(1.6km), family-friendly trail in Bow Valley Provincial Park loops around Many Springs Basin offering easy access to a colourful display of spring flowers, a dock
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What Does International Women in Engineering Day Have to Do With Travel?

Travel and play – it’s something that a lot of people dream about. But if you live to travel, another option to consider, is travel, work and play. Choosing your career wisely can enable a travel addiction. While travel writer may be an obvious choice, many people in the sciences
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Why is Edmonton one of the Best Places to Visit in the Summer

There are many stunning locations and famous events all over Alberta. So why should Edmonton be on your top destination list? For so many reasons! Here are just a few. Edmonton is a foodie’s paradise. Into great food? Looking to tease your pallet with something new? Edmonton as a foodie
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Atlantic Canada Lighthouse on the cliff at Souris, Prince Edward Island
Why Atlantic Canada is the Best Place to Spend Your Summer Holiday

Walk barefoot along a secluded beach.  Smell the salty, crisp, clean air. Savour lobster, scallops, clams, mussels and other bounties of the sea. These and many more memorable experiences await you this summer in Atlantic Canada and the Maritimes. This year, in particular, it’s a great destination to consider when
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Swoop Canada Ultra Low Cost Airline
Swoop – Update on Canada’s Ultra-low-cost Airline

Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost carrier, released its expanded winter schedule on June 10, including increased non-stop domestic service and the re-introduction of flights to the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Following a sustained pattern of new daily bookings on par with pre-pandemic levels, the airline also announced it will
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What's in Your Kid's Day Bag? (Family Fun Canada)
Snacks, Drinks, and a Special Rock – What’s in Your Kid’s Day Bag?

When I was pregnant with my first child, I couldn’t wait to not be pregnant. I wanted to feel light and free . . . or at least be able to put the baby down and feel unencumbered again. Isn’t that sweet? Then the baby came and my little peanut apparently required
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