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The Lore of Folk Music in Canada

“On most spare weekends for the past seven years, Mrs. Fowke has loaded a portable tape recorder and a bottle of whisky (an essential ice-breaker) into her battered Peugeot and driven through the farmlands of southern and central Ontario hunting for old singers and older songs. She’s found plenty. Since 1957 she’s taped about a […]

On My Plate: PEI

There are lots of good reasons to visit Prince Edward Island off Canada’s eastern coast. Red sand beaches, scenic golf courses, Anne of Green Gables re-enactments. But the best reason to go is to eat your weight in seafood. Where: Carr’s Oyster Bar & Restaurant in the hamlet of Stanley Bridge, PEI What: Malpeque oysters […]