6 sweet blueberry recipes
In Canada, blueberries can be harvested from coast to coast and summer is the perfect time to enjoy them. Here are a just a few of our favourite recipes to make with this local berry.
Upsurge of injured, abandoned animals at wildlife sanctuary
This season's high number of orphaned and injured wildlife has added financial pressure to The Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, located in North Gower, Ontario.
According to recent reports, the sanctuary admitted a total of...
How to have the perfect Labour Day weekend
We're sad to say that summer is coming to an end—it seems to go by faster every year, doesn't it? To ensure you make the most of the final long weekend of summer, we've compiled some tips on everything from simple cocktail...
Blue-green algae warnings issued for two Alberta lakes
Harmful blue-green algae has been detected in both Pigeon Lake and Lac La Nonne, and now people are being warned to stay away from these Central Alberta lakes.
According to reports, the algae warning was issued by Alberta...
Could a new type of beer reduce hangovers?
While it's true that many of us will reach for a cold brew to quench our thirst in the summer, most of us know that it's not really the best way to get hydrated.
Fortunately, that could change in the future. Researchers from...
Tools to enjoy your cottage well into retirement
Bursting out the door on a Saturday morning and racing down to the lake might seem like a cinch now, but able bodies rarely outlast a well-built cottage, and few things are sadder than having to sell a beloved lake property...
Another cottage fire in Muskoka
Only weeks ago, the Muskoka Lakes Fire Department responded to a call where they found a cottage completely engulfed in flames, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage because a coffee maker was left plugged...
Crying dog saves owner from an enjoyable swim
Cat owners take note: No matter how much you love your furry feline, the odds are slim to snowball's-chance-in-hell that it's going to freak out and jump into a lake to save you like this loyal pup. Even if you're just trying to...