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A quintessentially Canadian cabin

Deep in Quebec cottage country — the land of pristine lakes, towering trees and winding dirt roads — is a quintessential Canadian log home built of massive white pines with breathtaking views of the water and the hills beyond. 976 more words

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Lil Red's Spring Time Obsessions

Helloooooo everyone and happy Hump Day! I’m just hanging out at Starbucks at the moment. I literally just finished writing a ten page research paper, so I figured why not write some more on the ol’ blog?! 779 more words


Mustard is the spice of life

Did you know that Canada is a contender for the world’s largest producer of mustard seed? If you’ve ever travelled through Alberta or Saskatchewan in the spring, you will have seen endless stretches of land, shimmering with the bright yellow tones of the mustard flower. 1,322 more words

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Daytripping: A feast in Petite-Nation awaits

It was a smashing party.

My neighbour Sylvie and I were just back from a daytrip along the back roads of the Outaouais region of Petite-Nation, visiting the people who carry on its long food tradition — bakers to butchers, vegetable farmers to vintners. 1,247 more words

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U.S. ambassador's wife on the ties that bind

When Vicki Heyman and her husband, U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, want to get away for a few days, they head to Montreal to shop, eat and relax. 1,016 more words

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Shelley Page: Rock out, my middle-aged man on guitar

You’ve heard of MAMILs? Middle-aged men in Lycra (those old dudes out on weekends with their $10,000 racing bikes).

I now live with a MAMOG-DSB. 794 more words

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