Gobsmacked in Newfoundland & Labrador

Lorna Crozier falls for Fogo Island (and her first iceberg)

- October 13, 2016
We bite into 25,000 years of caught water and frozen light. It’s a fist-sized chunk scooped from the Atlantic, a tiny piece of the iceberg looming beside our boat like a dream born in the… Read More [+]

Royals revel in Aboriginal culture

Paddling First Nations tourism onto world stage

- October 3, 2016
The recent visit to Western Canada by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prompted one spectacular display of aboriginal culture after another. Their highly publicized appearance meant that a world-wide audience, thanks to every manner… Read More [+]
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Five years of T&C

Looking back, paddling forward

- July 14, 2016
On Canada Day 2016, we travelled to Moraine Lake in Banff National Park for a paddle. Not just any old paddle, but one that would mark five years of Toque & Canoe. Since we launched… Read More [+]

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The Music Tourist

Riffing with the NMC's Andrew Mosker

A few days before the official Canada Day opening of Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, a handful of media and more than a…

Exploring Canada’s Kitlope

A Maple Leaf Adventure expedition and the meaning of awe

***Editor’s note. Thanks to writer John Zada for this post. As much as we get out in the field ourselves, we’re occasionally envious of a story we’ve…

The Artful Hotel

Where every room is a gallery — By Kim Gray

Hotels can be memorable for so many reasons. I’ll never forget my sleeping quarters at the Travaasa Hana—one of my favourite Hawaiian hotels. My seaside cottage…
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Awesome Assiniboine

Taking family travel to new heights

Not every trip unfolds into a rare and transformative experience. Occasionally, though, an adventure can profoundly impact a traveller’s perception of what is possible in the world.…
Bill Reid Gallery, Vancouver / Photo by Suzanne Ahearne

Mythic Messages

Decoding the artist at Vancouver's Bill Reid Gallery

Editor’s note: Thanks to correspondent Don Enright for this story of his visit to the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art. Toque & Canoe also had…
Near Waskesiu, Prince Albert National Park / Photo by Patti Sopatyk

Saskatoon Swoon

A writer's heated affair with her frozen home province

Editor’s note: Cheers to Calgary-based writer Deidre Horn for this home-province take on Saskatchewan during winter. We hope you enjoy her prairie tales where it seems some…

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Memorable moments from Atlantic Canada's largest winter fest

*Editor’s note: On the eve of Fredericton’s annual FROSTival—which spans four weekends between January 21st to February 14—we bring you a post from travel writer Shelley…