Catching the geocaching fever

Summer 2016 may be best remembered as the summer when Pokémon GO took the world by storm, forcing teens and gamers out of their houses and onto the streets. All this activity was set in motion by the goal of catching virtual critters populating our neighbourhoods. While some found it ridiculous to see hordes of…

Ripe Bistro 842 Corydon Ave.

Just on the edge of the popular Corydon strip in Winnipeg sits Ripe Bistro. You may remember it from previous manifestations like Gluttons and Mise. On the Saturday evening that my husband and I visited Ripe, every dining seat was spoken for, so we happily perched ourselves at the bar top. Head chef/owner Tom Pitt,…

Danny Bhoy

Centennial Concert Hall Oct 19 One of the funniest and biggest-selling comedians in Canada, Australia and New Zealand as well as his home country of Scotland, Danny is bound to have you in stitches. Charming and witty, Danny’s critically acclaimed shows Dear Epson, and Please Untick This Box have helped rocket him to star status.…

An inevitable classic Winnipeg experience

  With the occurrence of two key events, it has seemed over the past few years that an outdoor NHL game being played in Winnipeg would be almost a foregone conclusion. The first event was the return of the Jets in May of 2011, bringing an NHL hockey team back to the city for the…

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport makes travel accessible for everyone

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport makes travel accessible for everyone Travel Planning Information Planning ahead and researching accessibility options before you travel will improve your experience. We encourage travellers to check with their individual airline with respect to what equipment is acceptable to bring on a plane and when to arrive at the airport. Visit the…

Dean Gunnarson: The Making of an Escape Artist

Dean Gunnarson: The Making of an Escape Artist By Carolyn Gray 208 pages Great Plains Publications   This is a beautiful and magically written story that takes an inside look at how dealing with the challenges, pain, and life-threatening obstacles of having leukemia at 12 years-of-age helped shape Dean into the modern day daredevil that…

Cavatina at Sunset Marquis1200 N. Alta Loma Rd.,

Cavatina at Sunset Marquis1200 N. Alta Loma Rd., West Hollywood, CA 90069 Opened on the famed Sunset Strip in 1963, the Sunset Marquis wears its love for rock and roll on its sleeve: the Live@Sunset Marquis outdoor showcase for emerging musicians is held here as is the Morrison Hotel Gallery of fine art music photography;…

Exchanging your money

Exchanging your money By Renee Conte   The currency exchange rate tells you how much your Canadian money is worth in the local currency you require for your trip. You can find the official exchange rate of the currency in the country you will be visiting by using the Bank of Canada’s online currency converter.…

Wanda Koop Near You

Wanda Koop Near You By Michael Davidge Wanda Koop is one of Canada’s most celebrated, internationally-renowned artists. Given that her artworks are large-scale and in high demand, they may seem beyond your reach. But like objects in a rear view mirror, they are closer to you than you might think. While Koop has traveled extensively…

Fools & Horses – 379 Broadway

Fools & Horses is a lovely, uncluttered space where I had previously enjoyed coffee and toast on the sidewalk patio. My eldest daughter is a regular here, as are the numerous people her age, perched in front of their laptops and tablets or snuggled up with a coffee, sitting shoulder to shoulder.

Eh Canada, check us out!

  By Tania Moffat E h Canada Travel & Adventure, headquartered in British Columbia, is the largest privately-operated Canadian website and the only booking, planning and interactive website in Canada. This social travel, interactive website covers over 365 communities, 4500 parks, trails, historic sites, beaches, lakes, rivers and more. The site experience is enhanced with…

East Coast seafood chowder

East Coast seafood chowder By Tania Moffat   Ingredients 3 tbsp (45 mL) butter 3 ribs celery, thinly sliced 2 onions, chopped 1 tsp (5 mL) each salt, pepper and sweet paprika 1/2 tsp (2 mL) cayenne pepper Pinch of saffron 3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour 2 Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed 3/4…

Pier 21

Pier 21 The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 located in Halifax was an immigrant entry point prominent throughout the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. It has memorialized those who immigrated to Canada in search of a new life. Many families across Canada can trace their roots to this historic place where the names of…