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Victoria and the Islands!

Victoria and the Islands!

In Victoria, there may be more restaurants per capita here than anywhere else in Canada …There are more Tilley Hats being worn on the streets per capita than anywhere else in the world…And as a walk along the inner harbour in the early morning will verify, there are...
Halifax NS, a Maritime Canadian Treasure!

Halifax NS, a Maritime Canadian Treasure!

It’s a cold spring day and frost is in the air, but I have never visited Peggy’s Cove and I don’t know when I will next get back to Halifax. I conclude that at least it won’t be crowded yet and convince myself that I can overcome the winds off the ocean, and handle...

What Can A Staycation Mean to You?

During most summers over the past few years, travellers take the opportunity to explore this wonderful country of ours from coast to coast. People can travel with the whole family and with a little bit of camping and the occasional hotel they have been able...

As The Sun Rises…

It is 6 am as I write this, sitting at my laptop overlooking the quiet bay on which my cottage is situated here in Sioux Narrows Lake of the Woods country. It is a beautiful and idylic setting, especially at this time of the mornings as a soft mist rises from the...

Home Again…Gone Again!

I really feel that the product No Jet Lag works. Both Rae and I took these homeopathic tablets going to Europe and coming back again. She swears by them and so do I. Especially going East through time zones people seem to have little or no effect from Jet Lag. Coming...

I Say Rethink the Rethink Alberta Campaign!

In my column which runs weekly in the Winnipeg Free Press, I responded to an issue that really bothered me. After the BP oil spill in the Gulf, a coalition of groups opposed to the tar sands development in Alberta decided to protest by encourageing people NOT to visit...