People don’t just ‘build rinks’, they build memories of embracing the winter and playing together, as a family.
Two Headwaters residents are working with Indigenous people on innovative programs to enhance food security in the Far North.
In Every Issue
Veteran writer Dan Needles laments the loss of printed news while pondering the future of journalism.
Notes From the Wild
Holiday Treat Time
Use this sugar cookie as the base for your icing artistry.
Make sure Santa’s batch has extra candies on top.
A staple cookie from the team at Lavender Blue and Le Finis.
This festive update to a French classic is perfect for the holiday season.
Snow Time Like The Present
Thanks to this community builder, the Palgrave Mill Pond is a place where the village meets in winter to skate, play shinny and connect.
Night skiing, lit trails at Monora Park add magic to a cross-country outing.
Lacing up outdoors to hit the ice.
Strapping on a board for the first time can be daunting, but as Nicola Ross finds outs, hiring a knowledgeable instructor keeps bruising at bay.
Don Scallen explores how birds, mammals and reptiles have adapted to survive our long, trying winter.
For sheer visual pleasure it’s hard to beat the splendour of ducks on a sunny winter’s day.
This is a special winter for bird watching in the hills.
Tracks inscribed on snow by unseen animals offer tantalizing multilayered puzzles.