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My first exposure to Algonquin Park was through the paintings of Tom Thomson: Autumn Woods, Blueberry Bushes, and Drowned Land gave me insight into jewels of the park in the fall and immediately captured my wonder. 1,328 more words


Pearson International Airport, Toronto

In the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, along the western 401 highway, sits Canada’s largest and busiest airport, Pearson International. Often called simply Pearson, or by its airport code “YYZ”, this airport is an aviation hub of North America between Chicago and New York. 1,163 more words


Lake Scugog Camp Lottery, 2014

My other best friend Keith Beckles came to me earlier this year and said he wanted to help raise money for a Camp that he worked at many years ago (I’m being nice….)! 417 more words


Old Order Mennonites

Deep in the heart of southern Ontario, and dotted around in isolated pockets of British Columbia, Alberta and Nova Scotia, can be found the interesting communities of Old Order Mennonites: that is, followers of the Mennonite Protestant Church who shun modernity and strive live a simpler life of work and freedom from temptation in order to be closer to God. 735 more words