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  By Neil Wolkodoff Thanks to Covid-19, there are challenges to what you can do recreationally this winter. Some manufacturers have made gear that makes participation on a whim easier. Skiing With Covid-19, you are less likely to keep your ski legs and technique with more infrequent trips. Manufacturers have

  By Everett Potter Anyone who is looking for a way to give back to the planet and add a stunning wildlife photograph by a world-class nature photographer to their wall should check out a new initiative called Prints for Nature. This is a short-lived fine art photographic print sale

By Everett Potter My friend and colleague Anita Stewart died last week, leaving a devoted family, an uncountable number of friends, and an incredible legacy as arguably Canada’s greatest culinary champion. The author of 14 books, most notably Anita Stewart’s Canada, she was the University of Guelph food laureate and the

Story & photos by David McKay Wilson When I left Breckenridge after a brilliant three-day visit in late February, I kept my ski bag packed for another trip just four weeks later for spring break at Copper Mountain in Colorado’s Summit County. What a week I had at Breck, part

By Gary Walther Day 5: Friday, March 29, Hamilton Island One of the great pleasures of cruising is pulling back the curtain each morning to discover how the world has changed overnight. This morning I am greeted by a long line of low-slung islands, most thickly rain-forested. They are like

By Anita Stewart It was a glorious autumn day when we pulled into the Farm on the campus of the University of British Columbia. The kale was almost fully harvested; the beehives were a buzzing flurry of activity and the hens were busily foraging in their movable open-pasture enclosure. UBC

By Neil Wolkodoff Different parts of the world require not only the right protection to the elements but different levels of style. For Americans heading to Europe, it is a bit more formal in how one should dress, even in casual situations. Heading out in the morning means your clothes

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 Geri Bain Less than 20 minutes after picking up our luggage at Antigua’s B.C. Bird International Airport, my husband and I were sitting in the open-air lobby of Sandals Grande Antigua, looking out at the beach and sipping tropical drinks as we were checked into our room. It felt

By Monique Burns You don’t hear much about Basque restaurants in the U.S.  Determined Internet searches turn up no more than 50 or 60 of note in our entire country.  You’ll find some in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as Iowa and other parts of the Midwest,