Canadian folk singer John Wort Hannam / Photo by George Webber

A Songwriter’s Canada

British-born John Wort Hannam finds his muse on the road

- August 19, 2014

Editor’s Note: We love pulling the diverse voices and talents of Canada’s artistic community into our fold here at Toque & Canoe. Which brings us to our latest post – to John Wort Hannam’s… story

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SPA 901, Fernie, BC / Photo by Jen Twyman

Chasing chill in Fernie, BC

Toque & Canoe land the ultimate girls' getaway

- July 31, 2014

Editor’s note:  Welcome to the next instalment of our mini-series on Fernie, B.C. Last fall, we featured Emma’s Fernie… — an interview with a feisty, Irish-born, community-loving librarian who happens to have a major crush

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Adventures in Art

A writer hunts for her inner artist in Inuvik, NWT

- July 16, 2014

Editor’s note: Every July, the Great Northern Arts Festival… descends on Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Executive director Marnie Helash tells us the festival (in its 26th year) is a celebration of artists from all three of

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Calgary writer Marcello de Cintio / Photo by Neil Zeller

A writer makes peace ...

Change washes through Calgary, making it ripe for rediscovery

Editor’s Note: We’re thrilled to have local writer Marcello Di Cintio shine a light on his hometown, which also happens to be ours. Given that this month…

Canadian foodie Pierre Lamielle in Maui, Hawaii / Photo by Alex Berenyi

In the Suitcase with ...

Top chef packs a sharp wit and an even sharper knife

Editor’s note: Calgary-based culinary wizard Pierre Lamielle recently hopped a plane to Maui, Hawaii… on a chef exchange. Our writer Valerie Berenyi caught up with Pierre in the

Victoria, BC / Photo courtesy

A Moveable Feast

Walking it off in Victoria, B.C.

Note from editor: Our last post… from great Canadian foodie John Gilchrist took us to The Land of Anne – a.k.a. Prince Edward Island. This time around?


Undersea Angels

Otherworldly images inspire Toque & Canoe's travelling poet

Editor’s note: One of the coolest things about Toque & Canoe is the collaboration that keeps popping up. Take Governor General Award-winning poet Lorna Crozier’s post… on B.C.’s Great