Sea kayaking Saguenay

Story & photos by Steve Jermanok For some silly reason, the typical road trip in the province of Quebec starts in Montreal and ends in Quebec City. Don’t make that mistake. Continue your trip north another 3 hours to Saguenay and you’ll be treated to a low-cost multi-sport adventure that

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours-Chapel in Montreal’s Old Port. Credit Bart Beeson

By Melissa Coleman The upcoming warm months are an excellent time to visit Canada, what with the dollar so strong and the prime minister so hip. Its first- and second-largest cities, English-speaking Toronto and French-speaking Montreal, offer a refreshingly international flavor. Montreal  Montreal’s bilingual allure is evident the moment you

Story & photos by Jules Older I learned to ski in the cold — the Green Mountains of Vermont, the Laurentians of Quebec. I lost a girlfriend by introducing her to my favorite sport when it was minus 20 at Sugarbush, almost gained a divorce by repeating that trick at

Quartier Petite Champlain

Story & photos by Melissa Coleman Long the neglected next-door neighbor in the minds of American travelers, Canada has been experiencing an it-moment of late with the November instatement of 44 year-old Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and first lady Sophie Grégoire—a couple whose Kennedy appeal has since been all over

The Cabot Trail, Nova Scotia.

By Steve Jermanok The favorable exchange rate for the American dollar not only extends to Europe. If you haven’t looked lately, $1 US will now fetch $1.25 in Canada. I haven’t seen an exchange rate like that since I was at an Expos game. If the exorbitant flights to Europe

  by Kim McHugh (Photos courtesy of Randy Lincks/Andrew Doran — TLH Heliskiing) The storm clouds made themselves at home in the mountainous valley like a sports fanatic in a La-Z-Boy chair, dropping snowflakes the size of quarters. Normally this would be good news because of the foot of fresh powder,


By Steve Jermanok Biking slightly uphill outside of Hunter’s River, horse farms replace dairy farms and the velvety green pasture flourishes. Purple lupines line the trail to add their color to the brilliant canvas. I was on my final ride of a three-day bike tour of Prince Edward Island one

Each August the 17th century comes to life in Quebec City as the New France Festival  opens with a gala evening parade featuring larger than life costumed characters depicting historic figures from the city's early colonial days, Quebec City, Canada.

[SlideDeck2 id=12896] Story & Photos by Dave Houser Québec City, the cradle of French civilization in North America, celebrates its 17th century heritage each August with five exiting days of parading, dancing, dining, music, theatre, arts and fireworks officially designated Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France — or the SAQ New

Black Rock Resort, BC

by Rachel Dodds Built in 2008, the Black Rock Resort is set along the rugged rocky Pacific coastline- home to the beautiful Pacific Rim National park and over 22km of sandy white beaches. This area of the world could be described as raw and natural and some may wonder who

What’s the Deal: The Chilko trip with R.O.A.M. was recognized by Outside magazine as the Best River Trip for 2014.  Not a bad distinction for this amazing eight day expedition. The Trip: “The Chilko-Chilcotin-Fraser is unmatched in its awesome diversity and enormous stretches of Class IV whitewater. The trip begins