Sail in cinema 2017
Sail-In Cinema | A Free Movie Event for Both Sailors and Land Lovers

If you are in the Toronto area this summer you may want to check out their annual Sail-in Cinema movie festival being held in August (Aug 17-19, 2017)  at Sugar Beach. While Sail-In Cinema is a free event, there is limited seating on the landside and entry is subject to
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The Best Family Friendly Mountains in Canada

Written in collaboration with Expedia.ca The leaves are still changing colour, but it’s not too early to begin planning your next winter ski holiday at one of Canada’s fantastic ski resorts. Here are some of the best family-friendly mountains in Canada. Whistler Blackcomb The biggest ski resort in Canada has
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CN Tower
Towering Above: Four Must-Visit Towers in Canada!

Built to commemorate Olympics, World Fairs, to drive tourism or display a city or business’s astonishing skill in architecture and engineering, there are dozens of towers around the world. Canada has four towers across the country, appearing in the background of many a tourist photo, or as the perfect vantage
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Pirate Life in Toronto Islands
Arrgh! There be a Pirate Life Hiding in the Toronto Islands!

If you find yourself in the Toronto area, place a ferry ride to Centre Island on your family’s to do list! Once on Centre Island, take a walk over the bridge where you’ll be greeted by a gang of Pirates – hello Captain Mick and crew! Pirate Life, on Centre
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Peter and the Starcatcher is part of the Shaw Festival at Niagra on the Lake
Peter and the Starcatcher at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake

“Who wants to go to the theatre?” As soon as I said it, my girls (ages almost twelve and just turned six), lost interest in whatever they were doing and started peppering me with questions; “what play, where, what’s it about and when do we go?” My seven year old
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Canada's Wonderland
Ending summer with a bang at Canada’s Wonderland

Growing up in Northern Ontario, summer was never complete without a trip to Canada’s Wonderland so I’m thrilled that I can now share this tradition with my children! Planet Snoopy is our first stop, after popping into the height-check station to get the kids suited up in their ride bracelets.
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Summer at Blue Mountain Resort
Spend Summer at Blue Mountain Resort, Your Way!

When the windshield of our truck filled with a view of Blue Mountain Resort I couldn’t help but be surprised by the stark contrast from our last view of Blue – it was February, it was nighttime when we arrived and the mountain was lit up so brightly you could see
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Learn to Camp with Ontario Parks | No Gear Required

Have your kids already started talking about summer vacation and you’d love to take them camping but don’t know how or where to get started? Do you flip pages in the camping gear flyers and wonder how the photographs make pitching a tent look so easy? Are you still reading
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Not your old Maple Sugar Shack! Drawing
Not Your Grade School Maple Sugar Shack!

Whether you call it a sugar shack or the maple bush, eastern Canadian kids have been loaded onto big yellow school buses for decades destined for what was always one of the favourite field trips of the year. It’s almost impossible to go wrong with a school day spent roaming
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Tips for taking a non skiing family on a ski trip!
How To Take Your Non-Skiing Family on a Family Ski Vacation

We couldn’t wait until morning to start our first family ski vacation so we decided to set-out in the evening after all the kids’ activities were over. This meant our very first view of Blue Mountain was as magical as our ski trip would become – completely lit up for
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