My Canada, 79/150: Blessed be the B.C. wines

In the B.C. winery beginning, there were monks. And God’s monks, said, “let the earth produce grapes, and our monastery produce wine.” History does not record if God saw that it was good, but that was indeed the beginning of wine-making in British Columbia when Oblate monks first planted grapevines at their Kelowna mission in…

My Canada, 78/150: Ferrying around

Given Canada’s huge ocean coastlines and its multitude of lakes and rivers, it’s not surprising there are nearly 200 ferries operating across the country.