Category: Ontario

Sudbury, Ontario

Sudbury, Ontario

[ 0 ] March 14, 2013 |

If you’re interested in natural beauty, one of the best science centres in Ontario, and the potential to visit a mine, you’ll consider a trip to Sudbury. It’s just four hours north of Toronto—less than 400 kilometres—and should be considered a must-see destination. A city of almost 160,000 people, Sudbury has resources to spare and […]

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St. Lawrence Market (Toronto)

St. Lawrence Market (Toronto)

For almost 210 years — since 1803 — a rich tradition, people place, and Toronto landmark has existed at the corners of The Esplanade to the south, King Street to the north, Jarvis Street to the east, and Market Street to the west. Currently open from Tuesdays through Saturdays, the ‘Market’ is actually more than […]

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Black Creek Pioneer Village (Toronto)

Black Creek Pioneer Village (Toronto)

Did you know that Toronto and Region Conservation Authority is behind a wonderfully successful and huge tourist attraction—especially so for history buffs—that’s actually located in the city proper? Black Creek Pioneer Village is kind of, well, what it sounds like. It’s a historic recreation of life from the past, and it’s a great place to […]

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Kingston, Ontario

Kingston, Ontario

The last Canadian census was completed for the year 2011, and during the ensuing five years, Kingston, Ontario grew by approximately 4.6% (a little more growth is shown if you look at the full metropolitan area). In 2011, Kingston proper had a population of 118,000, making it the 25th largest city in Canada, and the […]

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Ottawa

Ottawa

According to the last Canadian Census (2006) of metropolitan areas, Ottawa (or Ottawa-Gatineau to be precise) is the fourth largest Canadian city, coming in with a population of approximately 1,131,000. The geographical size of Ottawa is approximately 1,800 square miles (or 2,800 square kilometers). Much of the Ottawa area — over 90% — is in […]

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Pinot Grigio Pelee Island Winery

Pinot Grigio Pelee Island Winery

[ 0 ] December 6, 2010 |

The First White Wine Tasting: Video 7 from the FoVA Wine Tasting Event at the Niagara Falls Hilton Lauren Pibworth of Pibworth Professional Services, introduces the wine tasting group to a Pinot Grigio from Pelee Island Winery. She provided the wine education as part of the festivities during the Forum on Virtual Assistance, held in […]

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Toronto

Toronto

[ 0 ] October 23, 2009 |

Toronto’s history dates back, long before Europeans came to settle Canada. It initially was a meeting place for First Nations people (North American Indians) and has a protected harbour that the French and British also used for trade and settlements. Toronto is derived from the Huron word for “meeting place”. In 1788, the British purchased […]

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Choice Hotels International Follow Up

Choice Hotels International Follow Up

[ 1 ] July 27, 2009 |

The following is the follow up to this article: Choice Hotels = HUGE Customer Service Fail I am writing on behalf of the Chief Marketing Officer of Choice Hotels International. He has forwarded your comments to my attention. He has also asked me to review the issues you have raised and respond to you directly. […]

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Pairing Food with Wine

Pairing Food with Wine

[ 0 ] July 25, 2009 |

Video 6 from the FoVA Wine Tasting Event at the Niagara Falls Hilton Lauren Pibworth of Pibworth Professional Services, explains what to consider when pairing food with wine. She asks us to consider matching the weight of the wine with the food served. She provided the wine education as part of the festivities during the […]

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Just Breathe! How and Why you “Breathe Through” the Wine

Just Breathe! How and Why you “Breathe Through” the Wine

[ 0 ] July 6, 2009 |

Breathing Through the Wine: Video 5 from the FoVA Wine Tasting Event at the Niagara Falls Hilton Lauren Pibworth of Pibworth Professional Services, explains how to breathe through the wine. She provided the wine education as part of the festivities during the Forum on Virtual Assistance, held in Niagara Falls June 3-7, 2009. This is […]

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