Ready, Aim, Fire Hands-on history at Kingston’s Fort Henry

The Curious Trekker By Peter Johansen I’m in a safe corner of the parade ground at Kingston’s Fort Henry, fresh from watching the carefully choreographed display of 19th century military might that is the fort’s daily garrison parade. My ears still ring from the rapid rifle fire—140 precisely timed shots—that ricocheted off the limestone...

Read More

The Chickadee

Birding By Brian Morin An inspiring Canadian If you were to ask someone to pick a favourite bird, there is a good chance the answer would be the chickadee. That is not surprising, because this little marvel has so many things going for it and it’s with us the entire year. Its tiny stature, oversized head and natural curiosity make it...

Read More