Places to visit, stay and tour in western Canada

Think western Canada and mountains and bears spring to mind. But our intrepid readers have also explored the region’s First Nation heritage and found great places to stay – one without a roof

Vancouver dumps its freeway plan for a more beautiful future

In the 1960s, Vancouver’s historic downtown was at risk of being razed for modern road projects – only for an extraordinary protest movement to turn the tide, helping transform it into one of North America’s most ‘liveable’ cities

Vancouver – Budget food

Vancouver may be Canada’s most expensive city but you can eat very well indeed for $10, thanks to the city’s excellent budget food scene.

How to undermine food labelling laws

Please read the following story regarding a bakery in British Columbia that wasn’t using organic flour when baking bread, yet still labelled that bread as organic. The owner thought that non-organic flour was too expensive. After health inspectors had found this out, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency did not charge the bakery for misleading customers.Continue reading “How to undermine food labelling laws”