Canada Lakes

Road Salt Is Putting Canada's Lakes At Risk: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada

Millions of metric tons of road salt are dumped in Canada every year.

Escape The Cold To A Water Wonderland

Flight Network | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Most Canadians start to forget the feeling of lounging in warm air and diving into refreshing turquoise waters this time of year. Whether you're planning an upcoming trip or are vicariously travelling from your sofa, these water wonderlands from around the world are guaranteed to take you on an adventure.

Why Water Makes You Happy

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Impact
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Whether your place is green or blue, there is growing evidence that spending time in nature is not only important but a necessary element of happiness and health.

Celebrate Canada's Oceans at Your Local Fish Counter

David R. Miller | Posted 05.11.2014 | Canada Politics
David R. Miller

Improving the way we fish and grow seafood is critical to the survival of some of our planet's most threatened marine and freshwater species and environments. But a national sustainable seafood day is also a critical reminder that even through our everyday choices in what food we buy, we can have a profound impact on the future of life on our planet. And nowhere is that more true than at our fish counters.

Misplaced Rage Over A Prank Gone Wrong

Benjamin Morris | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Alberta
Benjamin Morris

We live in a world that is sadly uninformed. A world where real issues are ignored simply, because the public likes to place anger on people who don't deserve it, while they continue to be ignorant on issues of grave societal importance.

Coming to a Cottage Near You: Jellyfish

Cottage Life | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Living
Cottage Life

Would you ever expect to see a jellyfish gently pulsating its way through your cottage lake? Probably not, but apparently it's becoming more likely. Lucky for us, freshwater jellyfish do differ slightly from marine jellyfish. In case you spot something with a whorl of string-like tentacles floating around in your lake, it's important to know these jellyfish are not harmful to humans.

The Basics of Boating

Cottage Life | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Living
Cottage Life

Now that the weather's warming up, cottagers are hitting the lake with the ultimate cottage accessory -- a boat. Whether you're an experienced skipper, or new behind the hull, here are some tips and reminders about the legal -- and just plain polite -- rules of the water.

An Interview With the Mascot of Cottage Country Himself: Les Stroud

Cottage Country | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Travel
Cottage Country

Currently working on new projects with National Geographic and Harper Collins books, this Canada crowned-jewel has yet to meet an audience he cannot captivate. And here he is, Les "Survivorman" Stroud to tell us about his favorite aspects of cottage country!