Highlights / wilderness

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Get out of the house and into the ‘outdoors’

Survey shows appreciation for nature, but growing disconnect Canada is blessed with millions of square kilometres of wilderness, in addition to numerous national, provincial and municipal parks. It’s an ideal place to experience and enjoy nature, and in most cases »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Supreme Court to decide on huge Peel wilderness watershed

It’s an area in Canada’s Yukon territory that is twice the size of Belgium, or one and a half times the size of Switzerland. The Peel watershed is about 68,000 square kilometres of wilderness, largely untouched with no permanent settlements »

Arts & Entertainment, Society

History: the enduring mystery of Canada’s “Van Gogh” , July 8, 1917

He was handsome, strong, a real outdoorsman, a brilliantly talented artist, and mysteriously dead in the prime of life, Tom Thomson’s story could not be more intriguing. Called by some as Canada’s Van Gogh, or the painting version of Keats, »

Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous, Society

Canada’s newest (Arctic) National Park

Canada’s Minister of the Environment and for Parks Canada was in the Arctic this week to officially open Ukkuksiksalik National Park. The park surrounds Wager Bay, an inlet extending about 100 kilometers inland from Hudson Bay. Map showing location of »

Arts & Entertainment

ART- Canadian landscape artist Dominik Modlinski

Growing up in Poland, Dominik Modlinski always knew he wanted to be an artist. Beginning with art school in Warsaw, he and his family later emigrated to Canada where he continued in art colleges here. It is in Canada where »