It’s said Coober Pedy is the type of place where you can come with just the shirt on your back and leave a millionaire. I wanted to visit for myself, to understand why my dad loved this life so much.
The story of how Mike Speer came to oversee the kitchen at Shy’s Place in Dundas, Ont. is as striking as the memorabilia that dominate the walls. Speer says it was serendipity – and a Moroccan chicken sandwich – that led him to becoming a partner in the restaurant.
Tired of the kids blindsiding you with “yellow punch buggy, no punch backs” while you’re driving? Or are you planning an epic road trip with your friends and want to keep things old school and phone-free? Don’t worry, the road trip games on this list are great for kids of all ages, so load up on Timbits, buckle up and let the road trip fun begin!
Six million people in Canada live with some form of chronic pain, according to recent estimates by Statistics Canada. Long-term chronic pain can be complex, and the causes varied – including inflammation, injury, an underlying medical condition such as cancer.
Known as the opal capital of the world, Coober Pedy is one of the country’s most unusual and unique places to visit.
Anthropomorphic taxidermy is curious art of stuffing a dead creature and giving it human characteristics
Ankixa Risk places a frozen rat onto the old food tray in front of me, then does the same for the others in this taxidermy workshop. I look past its dead eyes and examine the white and grey fur, needle sharp teeth and tiny pink hands and feet. As a first time taxidermist, I am going to learn how to give this sad looking rat human qualities in Risk’s daylong anthropomorphic rat workshop.
Sometimes the best way to take in a city, region or even country is by driving through it. Other times, taking a road trip might be the cheapest way to get there. Whatever the reason, you buckle up, hunker down with your favourite snacks and take in everything the drive has to offer. Smelly bathrooms and all.
Easy Riders: Those With Mobility Issues Stay Connected With Communities Through Innovative Cycling Program
For those who have experienced a loss of mobility and independence, the Cycling Without Age (CWA) program can help beat the social isolation, loneliness and depression that can come with physical limitations.
Pregnancy can come with a lot of annoying symptoms, but the need to constantly pee is an extra frustrating one.
The idea of travelling as a family has moved on from the Griswold family-type vacations with grandma, mom, dad and the kids road tripping in the family station wagon. Today, you’re more likely to find grandparents sharing their love of Spanish architecture, or hiking a volcano with their grandchildren.
Currently, 564,000 Canadians are living with dementia. According to the Alzheimer Society Canada, that number will increase by another 66 percent by 2031.
While the causes of dementia are not fully known, studies show the power of music can be benefit to those with the disease. Music helps with memory and attention, manage emotional and mental health issues by reducing depression and anxiety, and improve physical health by using music to support movement.
Limited access to specialist care is a major barrier to health care in Canada. But what started as a pilot project by two frustrated doctors from Ontario is now prompting healthcare providers to rethink the traditional (and time consuming) consultant referral model.