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Warrior Dash At Horseshoe Valley is Canada’s Only

Warrior Dash At Horseshoe Valley is Canada’s Only

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014 |

There are 35 Warrior Dashes in North America but the Dash at Horseshoe Valley Resort in Barrie, Ontario, is the only one in Canada. Last weekend, 13,000 people attended the two day race series, making this 4th annual event the third largest and one of only three dashes held over two days to accommodate the […]

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Twenty-first Century Camping #OnStarSummerFun

Twenty-first Century Camping #OnStarSummerFun

[ 1 ] July 15, 2014 |

I grew up camping in Canada. The campgrounds I’ve frequented make you feel as though you are out in the middle of nowhere, communing with nature. You often can’t even see your neighbours…although you can occasionally hear the noisy ones! As a child, my family tent camped every summer, and I’ve travelled with my family from Ontario […]

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Bigfoot: Sasquatch in Canada

Bigfoot: Sasquatch in Canada

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013 |

Stories about Sasquatch in Canada, sometimes called Bigfoot (mostly an American term) or Yeti, in terms of the Himalayan creature, just won’t go away. They appear in publications both scientific and starry-eyed. For example, “one of the Web’s leading sources for celebrity gossip, news and information”, The Hollywood Gossip, posted two videos in the summer […]

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Lights, Camera, Action – in Canada!

Lights, Camera, Action – in Canada!

[ 0 ] August 28, 2013 |

In 1862, architect William Thomas died. His sons had to step in to finish what he couldn’t. But even they were delayed, as a massive fire took the whole block. Finally, in 1864, one of Canada’s most notorious prisons was built: Toronto’s Old Don Jail. During its lengthy ‘service’, it’s estimated that 34 people were […]

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Running Around an Airport (or Other Places)

Running Around an Airport (or Other Places)

[ 0 ] June 26, 2013 |

Whether you’re a Baby Boomer, and think it’s wise to keep fit, or someone who made a lifestyle decision to do so early on, walking and jogging are great ways to keep in shape. Every year, in just about every city and town across this great land, there are opportunities to hit the pavement in […]

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French Toast by My Drunk Kitchen

French Toast by My Drunk Kitchen

[ 2 ] May 24, 2013 |

If you haven’t heard of My Drunk Kitchen…. where have you been? I was channeling Hannah Hart while drinking red wine and making coconut macaroons when John Westwater shared this recent My Drunk Kitchen video via facebook… I knew I had to share this French Toast recipe with you.

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Meet Canadian Sherry Chris – CEO of Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate

Meet Canadian Sherry Chris – CEO of Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate

[ 0 ] January 14, 2013 |

This is a great interview that covers subjects ranging from the real estate industry to social media to mentors and motivation. About Sherry Chris: Currently Chief Executive Officer of Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate, Sherry hails from London, Ontario, where she was introduced to real estate when she acquired her license in her early […]

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ALEXISONFIRE ROCKS THE SOUND ACADEMY IN FAREWELL TOUR

ALEXISONFIRE ROCKS THE SOUND ACADEMY IN FAREWELL TOUR

[ 0 ] January 9, 2013 |

Toronto, Ontario – Alexisonfire, the St. Catharines-native metal group, brought the house down on their December 28th date at the Sound Academy for their official farewell tour. Originally, there was only supposed to be one show at the warehouse on the outskirts of downtown, but the original date sold out within minutes, bringing them to […]

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Video: Meet Expat Canadian RJ Mendera

Video: Meet Expat Canadian RJ Mendera

[ 0 ] January 7, 2013 |

RJ Mendera came to Canada as a small child and lived out west until he returned to Germany to find his father in 1991. Although disappointed with his paternal reunion, he has enjoyed time travelling through Europe and has lived in Holland, Portugal, and now Dortmund, Germany. He says he misses peanut butter and cream […]

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On A Canadian Adventure

On A Canadian Adventure

[ 6 ] October 29, 2012 |

Growing up, I was enchanted by my family’s stories from Canada: my Grandmother’s first boyfriend was a Mountie; my Great-Grandfather took his three newly-motherless children to Alberta; and my Uncle grew out of his trousers in a one-week holiday in the Rockies due to a predilection for maple sugar. So, when given the opportunity to […]

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