Hit the Trail & Camp Out Under the Stars at Von Doeler’s Ranch

Hit the Trail & Camp Out Under the Stars at Von Doeler’s Ranch

It was the year 1912 when the Von Doeler’s arrived from Germany, settling on the same piece of land where this ranch still stands. For years the family worked hard on building a barn and farmhouse, as well as raising many animals throughout the year. It wasn’t until...
Meet the Bears: Visit the Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat

Meet the Bears: Visit the Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat

  “When the wind is right and the bears are sitting at the mesh you can almost smell them. Nowhere else in the world will you get such a close and perfectly safe encounter as that.” –Bear Keeper Amy on experiencing Cochrane’s polar bears Canada has around 80% of...
An Eco-Friendly Winter Getaway in Timmins

An Eco-Friendly Winter Getaway in Timmins

Timmins is a city full of unique getaway options – a place bursting with outdoor adventures, festivals and cultural events. Although the economy here has been based on natural resource extraction, the city is working hard towards being more sustainably-minded...
Eating Local on Manitoulin Island at Maja’s Tea Garden

Eating Local on Manitoulin Island at Maja’s Tea Garden

Eating food grown within the one hundred mile radius of your home has been all the rage in the last few years. We in Northeastern Ontario have been known to snort and say ‘sure that’s fine for summer’ but what are we to live on for the rest of the year? Pine needles...
Moosonee: A Traveller’s Guide to the End of the Line

Moosonee: A Traveller’s Guide to the End of the Line

As the gateway to Ontario’s Far North, the remote communities of Moosonee and Moose Factory have developed a unique culture. One foot is anchored strongly in the past, as traditional ways of life are still common place. The other foot strides forward into the future...