Water world

In the spring of 2015, Canadian Voyageurs will cross the country by canoe (Photo by Canadian Voyageurs)

In the spring of 2015, Canadian Voyageurs will cross the country by canoe (Photo by Canadian Voyageurs)

Water: the giver of life. Water is essential to all living things. Almost three quarters of the Earth is covered by water (70 per cent). Yet less than three per cent of all water on Earth is fresh water and more than two thirds of that small...

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Our tips for beating the winter blues: Get outside and embrace the weather!

Celine and a friendly chickadee (Photo by Canadian Voyageurs)

Celine and a friendly chickadee (Photo by Canadian Voyageurs)

This year has been a record-breaker. In many parts of Canada the thermometer plummeted and seemed to just get stuck. The term “frigid” was often used to describe the bitter cold outside. Here in Northern Ontario, where winter always...

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Camping in a winter wonderland

Winter is one of the best times to get outside and spend time in the fresh air, immersed in our amazing wilderness. (Photo by Canadian Voyageurs)

Winter is one of the best times to get outside and spend time in the fresh air, immersed in our amazing wilderness. (Photo by Canadian Voyageurs)

We live in Northern Ontario, where winters are long and harsh. Here residents are used to massive snowstorms and deep freezes. Many people spend their winters complaining about the cold and the snow; they coop themselves indoors and suffer cabin...

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The ultimate Canadian road trip, by canoe

In the spring of 2015, Canadian Voyageurs will cross the country by canoe (Photo by Canadian Voyageurs)

In the spring of 2015, Canadian Voyageurs will cross the country by canoe (Photo by Canadian Voyageurs)

In the spring of 2015, Gerry, my husband and I will cross Canada by canoe as the Canadian Voyageurs. When people ask us why we are doing it, my first response is always: Because we can! Because life is about adventure! The reasons, though, are...

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