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10 Ways to Explore Alberta This Winter

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What do dinosaurs, craft beer, snowshoes, bison, and an ice castle have in common? You can find them all in Alberta this winter! From the unearthed fossils at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, to dinning at 7,218 feet at the top of the Banff Gondola, there’s something for everyone this season in Alberta. 10 Ways to […]

Explore Edmonton: Beyond the Mall

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At 5.3 million square feet, and with approximately 30.8 million visitors each year, West Edmonton Mall has been Alberta’s top tourist attraction for the past three decades. However, as John and I discovered on our recent tour of wild rose country, there’s much more to Alberta’s capital city than its epic shopping mecca. Where to […]

Finding Dark Sky for Stargazing in Alberta

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We stood out on a dock at Lac Beauvert in Jasper, on an October night so clear that the only clouds around were the ones we made with our breath. Across the lake, the bass from a wedding party thumped at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and above us hung a moon so full we […]

Five Hole for Food 2015 Dates

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Will play hockey for food! Five Hole for Food, the ultimate street hockey tournament in support of food banks across Canada, returns this summer with cities and event dates recently announced. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Five Hole for Food 2015 Dates St. John’s – George Street July 1st, 2015, 12:00pm to 3:00pm Halifax […]

Five Hole For Food 2012 Schedule

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Five Hole For Food is a cross-country journey with stops in major cities to play road hockey and raise funds for local food banks. Now into its 3rd year, the schedule for this summer’s tour has just been released: St. John’s July 3rd, Halifax July 5th, Charlottetown July 6th, Saint John July 7th, Montreal July […]

YEG Wood Sunglasses Giveaway

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I often receive emails through my contact form about new products and services but this is only the second time a message has been about sunglasses. Not limiting my contest to purely big-brand items, I am pleased to partner with YEG Wood for a unique giveaway. YEG Wood, based out of Edmonton, makes wooden apparel […]