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Sudbury-White River journey boasts autumn colours, anglers and adventurers
A crisp morning breeze carries the genial banter of railroaders and latter-day voyageurs as a fleet of canoes is hauled from the cargo hold of Via Rail’s Sudbury-White River passenger service — one of the hardest-working little locos in Canada.
Five ways to find serenity in the Columbia Valley
Looking for a little more space to explore? With Albertans opting to stay closer to home this summer, many well-known local destinations have become increasingly popular. B.C.’s Columbia Valley is a perennial favourite for visitors to enjoy sunshine-filled days and quick access to the mountains, but some areas can get crowded.
Off the beaten pineapple path
Under a star-filled January sky, six wetsuit-clad adventurers cling to handholds drilled into an improvised surfboard bobbing on the choppy surface of the Pacific Ocean just offshore Hawai’i Island. A guide instructs us to lay flat and not to kick while peering through a mask into the inky sea. Lights suspended from the surfboard eerily probe the depths, drawing milky streams of tiny creatures.
Another Canadian awards ceremony for the books
The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop one of the country’s biggest food events from taking place recently, when Taste Canada, honouring the best cookbooks written by Canadian authors, took place during a virtual awards ceremony from Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York Hotel.