The world over, food has often proved to be a humble yet powerful means of bringing people together, breaking myths and building community. But even more so in Canada, a country that’s built on the very efforts and talents of immigrants. A case in point, watch this beautiful story of Chris Aerni, a Swiss chef. […]

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Do you love the astounding nature that Canada has to offer? We have a chat with Sheila Wiebe, a park ranger at Ontario Parks, to get a feel for what it’s like to spend time camping in Canada. There’s something for everyone, from day use to cabin rentals – even cultural programs to learn about […]

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We sit down with Ewan Wardle from Fort York national historic site for a quick history lesson. The living history museum of Fort York is a preservation of some of the oldest buildings in Toronto and an exciting community engagement spot as well! Canadian families are welcome to come and participate in programs and music […]

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For newcomers who want to learn more about what Canada has to offer, taking a trip to the Toronto Zoo is a perfect place to get started. Being the largest zoo in Canada, it offers a number of learning opportunities for the country’s native species and conservation efforts to keep them safe. Get involved, find […]

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In the heart of east Toronto, Ontario lies the Scarborough Museum, a community and volunteer effort that welcomes the contributions of people from all walks of life. Many newcomers immigrate to the diverse (former) city of Scarborough and that assortment of cultures is reflected in the museum’s volunteers. Volunteers here can hope to learn about […]

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For the fresh crop of Canadian citizens, there’s an all access pass to the country’s rich harvest. Valid for a year after the citizenship ceremony, the Cultural Access Pass (CAP) provides free or entry at a discounted rate to over 1200 cultural attractions such as museums, art galleries and science centres spread across the country. […]

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If you are looking to know a little about the lives of the Pioneers, visit Black Creek Pioneer Village in Toronto. A re-creation of a Pioneers’ village where time has stood still, a visit to this place will give you an understanding of how maple syrup is made (and what type of maple trees were […]

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East of Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario there is a road sign with at least two strange names and one odd claim-to-fame on it … Village of Killaloe – Birthplace of BeaverTails. We can’t resist a good Canadian place name come-on so we turned off Highway 60 to get the story. In the early 19th century […]

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The Cabot Trail follows a rugged Atlantic coast in the Cape Breton Highlands of Nova Scotia, Canada. Most travel the 298 kilometre (185 mile) route in summer but we traveled it in early September. If you like fall colours, try the Cabot Trail in mid October. We were told that’s when Nova Scotia’s colours generally peak, a good two weeks after other parts of Canada, including Quebec and most of […]

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We love discovering back road routes to famous Canadian destinations. We found a good one for Mont Tremblant, Quebec’s popular four-season resort. Fun to drive in any season, we chose it for a late fall drive. The town of Saint-Jovite is the gateway to Mont Tremblant and is a good place to stop for lunch if […]

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