10 things you probably didn’t know about Canada

10 things you probably didn't know about Canada

The problem with having school aged children, is that they very quickly become smarter than you. Not street smart obviously, as it's rare that a day goes by where I don't have to tell one of my kids not to eat random food found in the couch cushions, or why it's especially important to wash your hands after using public washrooms or outhouses even if you didn't pee on … [Read more...]

Snow Report: Best Spots around BC to enjoy National Ski Day

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Saturday January 9th is the 2nd annual Sport Chek National Ski Day presented by CIBC, in support of Canadian National Ski Teams from Coast to Coast. To celebrate, select ski resorts across the country will be offering $15 lift tickets! Tickets are on sale until Friday, January 8, 2016 at 11:30pm MST. A list of participating resorts and to purchase your discounted pass head on … [Read more...]

Lanzarote: Beach-Lover’s Paradise

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Lanzarote is famed for its beaches, volcanic landscape and beautiful year-round climate. Sun worshipers flock to this island with over 100 beaches to choose from, all offering something unique. Here's our guide on some of the best spots with something to suit all needs. Family friendly Nestled on the south-eastern coast, you'll find the vibrant town of Matagorda. Home to … [Read more...]

6 Reasons to put Big White on your family vacation bucket list

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This post on Big White originally appeared on Family Fun Canada Between British Columbia and neighbouring Alberta there is truly no shortage of winter ski destinations on the West Coast of Canada. Each destination boasting their various claims to fame – Highest vertical, Most terrain, Fastest lifts, and of course Best snow. Big White is the holder of many of those titles. In … [Read more...]

Panorama Mountain Resort: A family getaway to discover

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The Canadian Rockies play host to seemingly endless vertical feet of skiable terrain, suitable for skiers and riders of all abilities. Nestled in the heart of the Columbia Valley, a short drive from small town Invermere, B.C., you will find Panorama Mountain Resort. “Pano” has a special place in my heart as it was a destination my family would frequent in the winter months … [Read more...]