Best Car Shows in Ontario

by Lori Straus With the sun finally shining and the snow melting away in many parts of Ontario, auto show season is around the corner. In this blog post, we’ll highlight a few of our favourite automotive events so you can start planning your calendar. Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance “Concours d’elegance” is French for “competition

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Best Roads for a Drive

by Lori Straus With spring just around the corner, we suspect many drivers are already planning to spend an afternoon, a day, or a weekend (where allowed) driving down the long, winding roads of Ontario. We have a few recommendations collected here for you as plan your route. Northern Ontario Much less densely populated than

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Maple Syrup Taffy

by Lori Straus In my 20s, I taught English in Germany. As the resident Canadian in a small-town school, I thought asking the students to produce something creative about pioneer life might interest them. I wrote up brief summaries myself, because their English was still close to the beginner level. One summary was about maple

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