Spring Hiking in Algonquin: 7 Tips For a Beginning Hiker

It’s almost hard for me to believe I’ve never been to Algonquin. Growing up, when my family did get away, often it was to Ontario's north. We had family there and snowmobiled or took day trips along the channels and lakes, stopping to pick blueberries and swim along the way. So, when my best friend asked …

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I Believe in Supply Management. I Believe in Farmers.

Whenever supply management is under pressure, the anxiety I felt as a kid during the World Trade Organization’s tariff negotiations always comes back to me. Far too young to understand what a tariff was, but knowing from my parents' conversations at the dinner table it could mean something bad for us, I started asking friends at school …

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#DeleteUber, Re-Thinking AirBnB and Wanderful

Both AirBnB and Uber have been getting a lot of press lately and most of it hasn’t been positive. I've been using both frequently on my trips to Ottawa, but I'm re-thinking the services as of late. With the fight against the taxi companies sort of behind them, scandal after scandal the past few weeks has #deleteuber …

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You Deserve to Know Canadian Farmers

Last week, we celebrated Ag Day in Canada. For the first time, the agriculture industry came together to formally celebrate the abundance of safe and affordable food we are producing in Canada and the people (farmers) producing it. It was high time we celebrate and frankly, by not doing so, we have done a disservice …

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