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Visiting the Canadian Parliament Buildings in Ottawa

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We sat in the shade of the East Block on a warm August morning in Ottawa. The capital’s Carillon played America the Beautiful as a part of an “Unofficial Anthems” song selection, after Jamaica Farewell and before the AfricAcadian anthem, Oh, Freedom. The daily carillon program is just one of many aspects of visiting the […]

Where to Eat and Drink in Kelowna

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Contributor Steffani Cameron explores “Where to Eat and Drink in Kelowna”, from brunch and the Farmers Market to fries, marrow, cheeses, distilled spirits, beer, and of course wine in this Okanagan hub.

BelleWood Acres Apple Farm in Lynden

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“I would hate to have to confiscate your apples,” the Canadian border guard said with a smile as I re-entered the country. I was returning from a trip to Lynden, Washington where I spent three days bike riding, whale watching, appreciating art, and learning about local history. One of the highlights of my little getaway […]

Ottawa for Foodies: ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking

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One of the best ways to get to know a destination is through its food. What is grown there, what is seasonal, what is lovingly prepared and savoured to the last bite. John and I took a little vacation to Ottawa in late August and through ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking, we had an […]

Where to Stay in Ottawa: Alt Hotel Ottawa

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We landed close to midnight, checking into Ottawa’s Alt Hotel on Slater Street in the wee hours of our next day of travel. After our time at the front desk, we noticed the Altcetera Cafe was still open so we grabbed some snacks to take upstairs. The decor in the lobby was contemporary yet down […]

3 Ways to Enjoy BC’s Sunshine Coast

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Play, eat well, and stay! 3 ways to enjoy BC’s Sunshine Coast