Historic Merrickville

This charming Ontario town overlooking the Rideau River has an interesting mix of ghosts, artisans, quaint shops and English-style pubs. Like a lot of people, I’m fascinated by the prospect of ghosts which...

Double Exposure

Colonial Williamsburg integrates early American history with present day golf. Interfacing one of the largest outdoor museums in the world with some of the finest golf in the state of Virginia may seem lik...

Mulroney’s legacy changes colour

In one of the major criticisms levelled at him during and after his time in office, Brian Mulroney was accused of cozying up too much to the Americans. For some, it reached its nadir when Canada's 18th prime m...

New York is a convenient departure port for Montrealers who want to enjoy a Caribbean cruise - driving to the port is cost efficient option “You can have both”, was our waiter’s reply to my question abou...
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Money Matters

Let’s get back to Margaret. Last month, she was enjoying a two-week holiday in Vienna. Before leaving, she was gloating (yes, let’s use that term) over how well her dividend-paying and dividend-investing strate...

Jacques Demers From A To Z

Jacques Demers’ biography is a portrait of hurt, determination and courage, of a man who lived in fear of his “secret” being discovered. Jacques Demers earned an elite position in professional hockey in ...

Adirondack Getaway

Nestled in New York state’s Adirondack Mountains, the historic Sagamore hotel blends Old World charm with contemporary sophistication. Considering its rugged beauty and immense natural assets, one way or an...