Topic: canada

Legionnaires’ Outbreak Kills 8; Do You Know The Symptoms?

Legionnaires' Outbreak Kills 8; Do You Know The Symptoms?

A deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, a rare but often fatal infection caused by a water-borne bacteria, has struck Quebec. Killing eight people and infecting over 100 more, the outbreak caught Canadian health officials by surprise. Now, they’re struggling to contain what has been labeled the deadliest Legionnaires’ outbreak in 25 years. But because the disease is so rare, few people know much about it. Here’s what you need to know. More »

Autumn In Ontario Presents Plenty of Arts & Culture

Autumn In Ontario Presents Plenty of Arts & Culture

Not to brag, but Ontario isn’t just beautiful on the outside – it’s also pretty nice on the inside. Just take our celebrated and lively arts and culture scene. Across the province this fall, Ontario boasts a full program of art shows, music festivals, live concerts, and theatre performances to satisfy even the most discerning patrons of the arts.

Delightful autumn days are perfect times to discover Ontario’s many historic cultural landmarks – in particular, Ottawa’s impressive collection of museums and galleries, More »

SPONSORED POST: Experience Extraordinary Fall Colors Across Ontario This Autumn

SPONSORED POST: Experience Extraordinary Fall Colors Across Ontario This Autumn

Fall means foliage, and the province of Ontario is teeming with all the brilliant reds, oranges, and yellows leaf-peepers desire.

One of our many pristine places to view fall’s brightest colors is Algonquin Provincial Park, located in south-central Ontario. Daily during autumn, Aspens, Red Oaks, Tamaracks, and Sugar and Red Maples perform their spectacular outdoor show covering 2,946 sprawling square miles.

Hikers and bikers alike will love traversing among our impressive fall color explosions, while other visitors will enjoy camping, backcountry canoeing, and fishing for brook or lake trout. More »

Hike and Bike Top-Notch Terrain In Ontario This Autumn

Hike and Bike Top-Notch Terrain In Ontario This Autumn

Feel like going for a hike, or maybe a bike ride? It’s autumn in Ontario – you’ve come to the right place.

For the adventurous cyclist who craves rolling hills or country lanes with stunning views of Lake Ontario, Northumberland County is just one of many areas to visit – its five looped routes of various lengths are the best spots to put that new road bike to the test. And more hard-core riders won’t be disappointed by the three challenging trail areas perfect for mountain biking in the Ganaraska and Northumberland forests. And the best part? There are always lodging options nearby, so no matter how far you roam, you can always put your kickstand down every evening at your home-away-from-home. More »