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A proud gardener at Upper Canada Village demonstrates how the vegetables are grown - Photo Jan Feduck
Tasty Time Travel: Food History at Canada’s Historic Sites

Children sat quietly around a harvest table eating with their family and talking about what farm chores needed to be done for the day. This French family was dining as if in the 1700s at New Brunswick’s Acadian Village. A little boy, visiting with his family stood around the outside
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Newfoundland Place Names That Will Make You Blush
Newfoundland Place Names That Will Make You Blush

Author Margaret Atwood wrote recently in Conde Nast Traveller UK that Newfoundland was her favourite island. She describes the island as “vigorous”, calling Newfoundlanders a “very funny people with their own traditional music and Newfoundland vocabulary”. In Newfoundland, a taxi driver might ask Where ya at? and then tell you he’ll be
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Planning a family visit to Scotland (Family Fun Canada)
Bonny Scotland, Here We Come! A Canadian Clan Plans a First-Time Visit

My husband and I have always dreamed of visiting Scotland. His family came to Canada a long time ago, but with a name like MacKay, a love of single malts (his, not mine) and a mild obsession with Outlander (mine, not his), it makes perfect sense to want to visit the old homeland.
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Fort Whoop-Up Photo credit Sarah Deveau
A historic time at Fort Whoop-Up

“This was way more fun that I was expecting it to be,” my five-year-old said in a stage whisper as we sat at a picnic table enjoying ice cream cones after a three-hour adventure through Fort Whoop-Up, a national historic site in Lethbridge, Alberta. Considering the competition for her time
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