Banff Upper Hot Springs
As hard as it is to imagine, not everyone loves skiing. Even those who do could use a break now and then. Here are the best things to do in Banff in winter and spring.
Canada Manitoba Immigration Poster 1892 - Print
Canada Manitoba Immigration Poster 1892 - Print Prints from old-time Travel Posters. This one was to encourage immigration to Manitoba Canada and to the others States of the great wheat belt Seskatchewan, Alberta etc. It was issued in Ottawa in 1892 under the aegis of HM Queen Victoria whose Arms are shown at the top. This is a lovely old poster - very evocative of the age. The quality of the printing was not a priority when this was printed all those years ago so, by modern standards…
Proudly Canuck, the Best and Famous Canadian Actresses
In celebration of the Victoria day which is a national historical celebration in Canada on the fixed date of the first Monday on or before 24 May, I am featuring the list of best and famous Canadian actresses. This year 2010, Canadians will...
The Canadian West
The government was looking to attract settlers to Canada West during Laurier's time as president. During his era, acquiring more money and more people was important in Canada. The world depression had just ended and there was a great demand for wheat. In the States, the free homestead period had ended. This increased Canada's appeal to immigrants. It was often hard however, to get people to settle in the hard, barren land of the prairies. Many people who did go there ended up travelling down…
Toronto actor Paul Gross back on gumshoe beat in new CBC TV drama | TRNTO.com
Growing up as an army brat, Toronto resident Paul Gross became accustomed to immersing himself in different social environments at an early age. His ability to shift his persona to fit in with the other kids served him well as an actor known for roles such as the iconic RCMP constable Benton Fraser in Due South, and slightly askew theatre director Geoffrey Tennant in the award-winning series Slings & Arrows.
Rick Mercer's Canada Post Rant is Right on the Money - CARP
Rick Mercer CBC personality and political satirist/comedian...brilliant, funny, and always spot on with his observations. He is one of my absolute favourite Canadians - and represents all of us so brilliantly. Canada loves you Rick Mercer!