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Floating Homes and Big Ideas in Wallaceburg

Floating Homes and Big Ideas in Wallaceburg

In 2019 a new company made its home in Wallaceburg, Ontario. The news around Twin Dolphin/Strong House Canada was that it intended to build floating homes, which garnered the moniker “the houseboat people” for the founders, Alex Topol and his son Mischa. Sally Joyce...

I Got the Beef!  Adventures in Cuba

I Got the Beef! Adventures in Cuba

For most North Americans, Cuba is a land of mystery. U.S. Citizens are only allowed to visit if their trip falls under one of 12 specific categories, with “tourism” notably absent from that list. Canadian Citizens are allowed to visit Cuba without restriction but...

North Buxton Homecoming 2021: A Festival of Freedom

North Buxton Homecoming 2021: A Festival of Freedom

Located an hour east of Detroit in the agricultural heartland of Southwestern Ontario, the small town of North Buxton has a big history. For nearly a century, it has hosted the North Buxton Homecoming. This is an annual celebration of the community’s history and the...