Cyber Monday: The best deals in Canada

You thought the big Black Friday sales were all over and you’d have to wait until Boxing Day for new deals on all your favourite products. Ah, but not so fast – today is another exciting shopping event promising huge discounts. It’s Cyber Monday! With more of us online shopping than ever before this year, the “Cyber” tag feels a little redundant. Still, who are we to quibble over semantics when there are deals to be had?

Shop This Exclusive Line of Handcrafted Canadian Artisan Products at Simons

The quintessential elegant Quebec department store Simons began life as a small family business back in 1840. At that time, to stock his store with unique finds, owner John Simons had to make over 70 Transatlantic crossings, picking up the most sought-after European fashions and textiles. In 1870, the shop expanded to 20 Côte De La Fabrique, in Old Quebec, where that street name over a century later has inspired a collaborative project: Fabrique1840.

Ani DiFranco On Why She Never Signed With a Major Label

If anyone could rest on their laurels, it’s Ani DiFranco. The legendary singer-songwriter, activist, photographer, record label owner, and foundation starter has seemingly done it all. But she didn’t get where she is today by playing it safe — more on that later — and she isn’t going to start now. In fact, DiFranco’s creativity is fueled by her ability to be comfortable taking risks and dealing with challenges ...

The Coolest Experiences You (Probably) Don’t Know About Yet In Canada's North

Picture Canada and you’ll envisage all the natural beauty of its wild parks, deep forests, glacial lakes and vibrant, multicultural cities. From coast to coast, the world’s second-largest country is a place of contrasting extremes – none of which is more remote or endlessly fascinating than the north. Almost 40% of Canada’s landmass is made up of just three territories: the Northwest Territories (NWT), Yukon, and Nunavut.

A Look Inside Pollocks Toy Museum in London

A visit to Pollock’s Toy Museum in London, England, is not only about stepping into a place full of toy soldiers and porcelain dolls, it’s also a chance to explore a world filled with childhood imagination and wonderment. In a time before flashing screens and remote-controlled gadgets needing an endless supply of batteries, simple toys held children’s attention. Stacking wooden blocks, peering through a kaleidoscope into a world of splintering shapes and colours, or acting out a puppet show whi

Visit Britain's First and Only Tea Gardens at Tregothnan Estate

Bella Percy-Hughes picking tea leaves at the Tregothnan Estate, photograph by swns.com For most Brits, any problem can be solved with a nice cup of tea. But, the majority of the country’s tea leaves make a long journey from China or India before they reach those English teacups. That’s why the tea grown on the Tregothnan Estate is such a rare British treasure. Set on the banks of the River Fal, near Truro, Cornwall, the estate established the nation’s first tea gardens in 1999 and began produc

Spend a Night With the Wolves Just an Hour From Canada's Capital

“Do you hear the Wapiti?” Tune into the resident radio station as you slowly drive through the wilderness park in Montebello, Quebec, about an hour’s drive from Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, and you’ll hear this phrase. Wapiti is what French-speaking Canadians call an elk and these large curious creatures will attempt to shove their massive heads inside your car window looking for a carrot or two as you navigate the route around their habitats.
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