General

Is the canoe the most beloved icon of the cottage?

As it turned out, the first canoe I looked at was the one I bought. Canvas and cedar, red, double-thwarted, 16 ft.: made in Quebec, so I was informed; built from the mould of the old Chestnut Prospector—the canoe favoured by no less an authority than the author and filmmaker and master canoeist the late … Continued

The post Is the canoe the most beloved icon of the cottage? appeared first on Cottage Life.

8 haunted places across Canada you have to visit

Spooky season—otherwise known as October—wouldn’t be complete without a visit to a place with some haunted history. The storied spots on this list are a must for those eager to experience the paranormal. Just like trick-or-treating or seeing the fall colours, October wouldn’t be the same without a brush with the supernatural. Here are eight … Continued

The post 8 haunted places across Canada you have to visit appeared first on Cottage Life.

This magical A-frame in a rainforest is close to a hot spring

Being lulled to sleep by the light gurgle of the Chilliwack River in a custom A-frame cabin, fishing for sturgeon the size of cows in some of the west coast’s most famous rivers, and soaking your worries away in a natural hot spring—what else could you want in a vacation? British Columbia residents Emily McNally … Continued

The post This magical A-frame in a rainforest is close to a hot spring appeared first on Cottage Life.

Omar Mouallem confesses his cottage sins: Envy

Pride, wrath, envy, sloth, lust, greed, gluttony—the cottage can bring out the best and the worst in us. We asked seven of Canada’s top writers to come clean about their cottage sins. I Have a Confession to Make… My mom always has something on her phone to show me. It’s guaranteed to be pictures of children, usually … Continued

The post Omar Mouallem confesses his cottage sins: Envy appeared first on Cottage Life.

Roy MacGregor confesses his cottage sins: Wrath

Pride, wrath, envy, sloth, lust, greed, gluttony—the cottage can bring out the best and the worst in us. We asked seven of Canada’s top writers to come clean about their cottage sins I Have a Confession to Make… Welcome to cottage country—God’s Country…which wasn’t quite as advertised in 2020. If the COVID-19 pandemic was indeed … Continued

The post Roy MacGregor confesses his cottage sins: Wrath appeared first on Cottage Life.

Where you can watch the salmon run this fall

The fall is here which means salmon spawning season is upon us. During this time of year, salmon can be seen migrating to reach their winter homes where they spawn. “The best spots [to watch] are in people’s backyards across Toronto and GTA,” says Adam Weir, a fisheries biologist at the Ontario Federation of Anglers … Continued

The post Where you can watch the salmon run this fall appeared first on Cottage Life.

U.S. opposition to Canadian government’s nuclear waste storage facility proposal in Great Lakes Basin

Michigan Congressmen are asking President Joe Biden to oppose the Canadian government’s proposal to construct a nuclear waste storage facility near the Great Lakes Basin. In October 2020, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO), on behalf of the Canadian government, released a plan to build a storage facility—referred to as a deep geological repository—over 600 … Continued

The post U.S. opposition to Canadian government’s nuclear waste storage facility proposal in Great Lakes Basin appeared first on Cottage Life.

End of content

End of content