4 DAY BACKPACKING TRIP TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II WILDLANDS PROVINCIAL PARK

For this trip my nephew and I headed to Queen Elisabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park. Our plan was to go in for 3 nights following a portion of the Ganaraka…

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Officials remove bear from ByWard Market

A police deployment was held Thursday morning in Ottawa due to the presence of a bear in the ByWard Market area, according to the Ottawa Police Service (OPS). According to…

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Before each trip: 8 checks to be made on your RV

In parallel with the periodic maintenance of your RV, here are some checks to make before each departure. These quick precautions will reduce the cost of repairs, the risk of breakdowns…

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3 Myths About Women Backpackers No One Should Believe

When it comes to outdoor sports and hobbies there is a common stigma that men are much stronger, more reliable, and consistent in their success with outdoor sports and adventures….

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Ford government freezes hunting license prices

The Ontario government says it wants to curb an increase in hunting license fees in 2019. It eliminates a $2 service charge from the previous Liberal government’s budget. Natural Resources…

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Protection measures for right whales will still be imposed in 2019

After a deadly year 2017, Fisheries and Oceans is now convinced of the effectiveness of the measures imposed in 2018 to protect Right Whales. No specimens of the endangered species have…

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RCMP arrest 14 people at Wet’suwet’en Anti-Pipeline Camp

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has arrested 14 people and entered a checkpoint at a Wet’suwet’en First Nation fortified camp to prevent construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline in…

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Bullying behind cancellation of Bighorn Country info sessions

Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips on Saturday canceled public information sessions on new parks in the Bighorn area. In a statement, she mentions “intimidation” and “abuse” which, in her view,…

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4 Day Fall Backpacking Trip

This video was shot in September of 2018 but you wouldn’t know it with the temperatures. We had been hoping for a cool fall trip but instead we were treated…

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How to catch dinner in the wild: 2 easy snares

Imagine that you’re out for a hike. Even though you planned out your trip pretty well, you get lost. It’s getting dark and you don’t know how to get back…

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