Author: Cara Williams

The Last Lightkeeper

The last of a long line of lightkeepers of the Nottawasaga Island Lighthouse, Wilfred Neil Johnston held the position from 1963 to 1983—an incredible feat considering he lost his eyesight in 1940.

Words by Cara Williams

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7th Inning Stretch

Upon discovering he had a knack for hyping up those around him, Tyler Boyle embarked on a remarkable journey from small-town wallflower to big league Hype Guy. 

Words by Cara Williams, photography courtesy of the Toronto Blue Jays

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On Par

Touted as a hidden gem, Mad River Golf Club is poised for discovery as this summer, the club plays host to the prestigious 2023 Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship (Mid-Am), presented by BDO.

Words by Cara Williams, photography courtesy of Mad River Golf

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From design tips to landscaping inspiration, the Backyard Glam Tour showcases six stunning, professionally staged backyards throughout the Town of the Blue Mountains.

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Freeze The Day

While some flock to warmer climes during the snowy season, the adventuresome souls who remain are rewarded with breathtaking views, unspoiled scenery, and wintry magic. Whether you want to drop a line into the frozen bay, explore your town or hike to an icy waterfall, Escarpment has something for everyone this winter.

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Taking Flight

With state-of-the-art upgrades, the Collingwood Regional Airport is experiencing significant capital investment and expansion under new ownership. The one thing that remains unchanged is its location—a stone’s throw from golfing, skiing, and the world’s longest freshwater beach.

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Blue Mountain Resort has one of the largest cohesive trail systems in the area. And because the hiking trails range from beginner to advanced, adventurers of all ages are rewarded with gorgeous views of Georgian Bay, Collingwood and the Niagara Escarpment.

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The Last Rodeo?

When rumours began circulating that this season’s Lake Louise Alpine Ski World Cup would be the last, I was determined to find out if the tales were true. I booked a flight to Calgary, grabbed my skis, donned my cowboy hat, and headed to one of my favourite places in the Canadian Rockies.

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