Anita Stewart’s Canada File

By Anita Stewart Montréal, at the confluence of the St Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers, was founded as the Catholic mission of Ville Marie in 1642.  The early alliances with the First Nations allowed it to become action central for the fur trade. As non-native settlers arrived they planted their familiar

By Anita Stewart Giving credit where it’s due is important and it struck me that in laying out the articles for the months ahead, one restaurant in particular needed to be mentioned sooner than later. Scaramouche Restaurant with its incredible team – General Manager Carl Korte and Executive Chef Keith

Story & photos by Anita Stewart Calgary is the quintessential Canadian Prairie city — feisty, adventurous, and filled with risk-takers, entrepreneurs and some of Canada’s finest chefs. It’s the now somewhat-tamed, wild west that built its wealth on cattle and oil and land. The Bow and Elbow are two sprawling

Story & photos by Anita Stewart Don’t move a mountain, buy one!  Often it’s great innkeepers who share the successes of their friends. In this case, it was Bill Bennett of Langdon Hall Country House Hotel, a Relais et Châteaux member in Ontario who guided me to Rossmount Inn. At

“I do not feel that because I own this land, I can do with it whatever I want. The main philosophy of Eigensinn Farm is to work in harmony with Nature.”   – Michael Stadtländer about their Heaven on Earth Project 2002. Story by Anita Stewart. Photos by Margaret Mulligan In