Snow squall warnings issued for Sarnia and London

Snow squall warnings issued for Sarnia and London

Environment Canada has issues a snow squall warning for Sarnia – Lambton and London – Middlesex. Snowfall accumulations could reach 15 cm by Saturday afternoon. Squall warnings were also issued for Barrie, Huron and Dufferin. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may […]

Campgrounds opens in CK on May 16

Campgrounds opens in CK on May 16

Nearby and natural, LTVCA conservation areas offer family and group camping in a variety of settings. Experience Carolinian forests and wooded ravines, the Lake Erie shoreline, a heritage river and cultural sites. Four conservation areas located throughout the lower Thames watershed and region are open for family and/or group camping May 16 until October 12. Our […]

Native plants and photography workshop

Native plants and photography workshop

Mount Brydges – On Sunday, April 19 from noon to 4 p.m., Longwoods Road Conservation Area is hosting a Native Plants and Nature Photography Workshop. Learn about local native plants and biodiversity. Discover spring birds, wildflowers and nature photography with Ted Gough, professional nature photographer on a guided spring hike. Longwoods Road is owned and operated by the […]

Storm batters Maritimes, cancelling flights

Storm batters Maritimes, cancelling flights

The Canadian Press HALIFAX – The last week of winter is starting with a bang in the Maritimes, as blizzard and winter storm warnings remain in effect through much of the region. Environment Canada says parts of P.E.I. and New Brunswick can expect another 20 centimetres of snow Sunday on top of what fell overnight. […]

Citizens urged to catch birds who get drunk from berries in the Yukon

Citizens urged to catch birds who get drunk from berries in the Yukon

The Canadian Press WHITEHORSE – Imbibing and then flying for some birds in the Yukon is proving to be a hazardous experience. Environment Yukon is warning that Bohemian waxwings in the territory have been gorging on fermented mountain ash berries, then attempting to fly off with less than successful results. Meghan Larivee (lah-REE’-vay), with Environment […]

CK Table wins Ontario Culinary Tourism Event of the Year

CK Table wins Ontario Culinary Tourism Event of the Year

Chatham, ON – Local culinary offerings are getting provincial recognition this week at the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance summit being held in Blue Mountain, Ontario. Local farmer Paul Spence and his local agricultural business, Lo Maximo Meats, was nominated for the Ontario Culinary Leadership Award, while the popular and successful CK Table “farm-to-table” event also […]

Provincial Parks open today for 2014 season

Provincial Parks open today for 2014 season

Most of the provincial parks in southern Ontario will open for the season today, with the majority of northern Ontario parks opening May 16. Starting this month, visitors can enjoy a range of great family activities in Ontario provincial parks. For example: Join park staff at Bronte Creek’s Spring Thyme on the Farm on May 19 and […]

Canadian visits to Haiti on rise as country continues tourism push

Canadian visits to Haiti on rise as country continues tourism push

Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press MONTREAL – Although its sandy white beaches may rival any country in the Caribbean, Haiti’s troubled past has set the country far behind its neighbours when it comes to tourism. That’s something the government has been working to change — and the effort appears to be paying off. Tourism arrivals […]

Ebola outbreak in West Africa is cause for travel advisory

Ebola outbreak in West Africa is cause for travel advisory

The Ministry of Health of Guinea continues to report on the evolving outbreak of Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever). Confirmed cases have been reported in Guinea in the districts of Dabola, Djingaraye, Guékédou, Macenta, Kissidougou, and Conakry. Confirmed cases in the neighbouring country of Liberia have also been reported. Additional cases […]

1 2 3 6