North Coast

Feast Your Eyes

1. One of my favourites is Botany Bay, in Botanical Beach Provincial Park, just past Port Renfrew. After a 20-minute walk on a trail through the forest, you come to a...

Unique Stays

Free Spirit Spheres Qualicum Bay Imagine sleeping in a cocooning orb, gently swaying in a forest canopy. Now meet Eve, Eryn, Melody, Luna and Gwynn, five spherical tree...

Natural Treasures on Haida Gwaii

In a place where the landscapes are legendary—where mist rolls in from the Pacific and wraps mountains in a mysterious shroud, where salmon run up clear streams and...

Canada 150

The official 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation may have passed, but the nation’s sesquicentennial is being celebrated all year long. In honour of Canada 150,...

Where the Wild Things Are

It’s just after 7 a.m. and I’m standing in a 12-person passenger boat that’s skimming the Johnstone Strait, headed for Knight Inlet in the Great Bear Rainforest....

Ancient Mystery

I walk among historic totem-like standing poles, some proudly upright, others slowly collapsing, and I can almost hear them whispering to me. They tell the story of a...