Kensington Riverside Inn, Calgary / Photo by Neil Zeller

Inner-city elegance in Calgary, Alberta

Meet Canada's latest addition to Relais & Chateaux

- March 31, 2014

Pale-pink late afternoon light pouring into our suite through smartly dressed windows. Balcony doors that, when thrown open, greet a rushing Bow River and spectacular city skyline. An unforgettable Chef’s Table… pairing featuring Irish blue cheese and

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Fernie Winter Morning-Edit

Winter awesomeness in Fernie, BC

Historic mountain town delivers epic, family-friendly adventures

- February 22, 2014

Note to reader: Welcome to the next installment in our mini-series on Fernie, BC. We’ve been having a blast getting to know this historic Canadian destination. So much of what it has on offer has…

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Photo by Mark Gallup

Romancing the snow

Island Lake Lodge a powder hound's paradise

Editor’s note: We’ve seen Calgary writer Lisa Kadane take to the slopes and, to be honest, there’s no keeping up with her. Which is why when it…

Near Churchill, Manitoba / Photo by Jen Twyman

Lords of the Arctic

Paying homage to the polar bear capital of the world

The sky is jet black as our plane makes its descent into Calgary.
“You know Jen,” I say. “When we wake up tomorrow morning, this day is…

Baffin Island / Photo by Dave Brosha

Lighting up Canada’s North

Yellowknife photographer Dave Brosha talks shop with T&C

Editor’s note: Every so often, we’ll be featuring profiles on Canadian photographers whose work seriously stokes our sense of country.
West Coast conservation photographer Ian McAllister… was

Fernie Heritage Librarian Emma Dressler / Photo by Toque & Canoe

Emma’s Fernie

Local librarian highlights town hotspots

Editor’s note: Our first post… on Fernie, B.C. ran in the summer of 2012. It was action-packed and full of tips (a few of them hair-raising!) for adventure.

Photo by Ian McAllister Great Bear Rainforest

A Poet in The ...

Canada's Lorna Crozier finds out why black bears turn white

Editor’s note: This year, Toque & Canoe had the privilege of featuring posts produced in collaboration with conservation photographer Ian McAllister and award-winning Canadian poet Lorna Crozier….

Photo by Stephanie Arsenault

The Maggies – Part Two

Canada's prettiest fleet of islands delivers visual feast

*Editor’s note: Many thanks to our friends at Destination Quebec… for helping support Stephanie Arsenault’s recent trip to the Magdalen Islands (a.k.a. The Maggies). If you missed Part