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Christopher Cho Ensemble

Ensemble in Vancouver wins high praise

On the night of the Vancouver riots, while everyone else in the city was consumed with what might catch fire, the staff at the city’s most talked about new restaurant were worried about what might float away, writes Adrian Br...



David Occhipinti at Jazz Room at Huether Hotel

Huether Hotel is a treasure in Waterloo

Historic venue in famed university town is one of Ontario's most fun and eclectic spots for a night out, writes Adrian Brijbassi.


Where Kitchener’s Oktoberfest joy never ends

Courtesy of Adrian Brijbassi. Thousands gather each fall in this city formerly called Berlin for the largest Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich.



Jessica Eussen with her father Remy and QCL Fishing Guide holds the Chinock Salmon she just caught.  (Photo by "Shooter" Duane Forester/QCL)

Queen Charlotte Lodge Reels Them In

The Haida are a matriarchal society, so it seems fitting that women who journey to fish these waters would outperform the men.



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Grandma Lambe’s Apple Pies are Calling You

Story by Adrian Brijbassi MEAFORD, ONTARIO — Grace Lambe made her first pie for sale 26 years ago because she had peaches that were going bad.



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Sir John A. Macdonald Walks On in Kingston

Story by Adrian Brijbassi KINGSTON, ONT. — Arthur Milnes’ hero is a long-dead tavern owner with a drinking problem, penchant for business dealings that end in scandal and a wicked wit. He’s also the father of our nation. ...


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Montreal as cool as it is cold

Story by Adrian Brijbassi (first published February 11, 2010) MONTREAL–It’s minus-35C with the wind chill and Nicolas Cournoyer sweats. He’s not alone. Around him more than 5,000 mostly young people kick and dance...



Nicli Antica Pizza in Vancouver

Does Vancouver Have Canada’s Best Pizza?

Story by Adrian Brijbassi VANCOUVER — Vancouver already is home to Canada’s best Indian restaurant (Vij’s), probably its top sushi experience (Tojo’s), unmatched Chinese fusion (Bao-Bei) and some of the finest seafood r...



Zak's diner ottawa

Ottawa travel tips to help you plan your visit

OTTAWA — Sure, Ottawa doesn’t have the natural beauty of Vancouver, the big-city energy of Toronto or the artistic vibe of Montreal. It may not even have the charm of Halifax. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t belong among t...




 
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TWG brews a taste for tea in Vancouver
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