Town of Banff

street and mountain

The town of Banff is a spirited place, alive with adventure and wonder. In all directions, you’re surrounded by strikingly beautiful and rugged mountains that seem to burst straight out of the ground. You might see a herd of deer wandering down the main street during your early morning jog. The lively streets of downtown […]

Medalta Potteries

ceramic comapany in medicine

Historic Clay District Medalta is an innovative, industrial museum, contemporary ceramic arts facility, art gallery and community hub in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. Located within a converted century-old factory, it has become an exciting place where cutting-edge technologies meet historic restoration and archaeology come together. Photo: Jeffery J. Nichols, Wikimedia Commons

Nanton Round-Up Days

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Nanton’s weeklong celebration, from duck races to live performances and baseball tournaments Nanton shows you what living in a small town is all about. Nanton Round-Up Days is a long weekend. This long-standing tradition is the perfect way to spend Heritage Day weekend. Photo: Lori  Stuart,

Collins Street Heritage District

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In the center of town, the Collins Street Heritage District boasts many of the elaborate homes once owned by local sea captains and merchants. Past and present are interwoven along the waterfront, where you can see the Milton clock tower and historic Killam Brothers Marina. The south end of Yarmouth boasts the Old Yarmouth Academy […]

Yarmouth Switch Open Streets

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July-August Switch Open Street is a re-occurring event where volunteers take back local streets transforming them into safe, fun, festive and carefree family spaces. Everyone is welcome at SWITCH, with the exception of cars. Whatever you can imagine will happen in our streets. Residents will be encouraged to join the party for FREE and participate […]

H. P. Tergesen’s & Sons

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The store was constructed in 1898 and still operates today An eclectic collection of clothing, footwear, books and gifts in a turn of the century family store. H.P. Tergesen and Sons has been at the heart of our community for well over a century. With a little something to please every age and taste, it […]

Summer in the City


Steinbach’s Summer in the City festival is held on Main Street each June. Summer in the City is not only about concerts, rides and vendors it is also about celebrating the community spirit of southeastern Manitoba through music, arts, fun, friendships, experiences, and values.

Fort McPherson Tent and Canvas Shop

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Established in 1970, this community-based enterprise combines local traditional skills with current manufacturing and production methods to craft a wide selection of products, from canvas tents to cordura nylon travel bags to custom sewing projects.

Rusty Raven Gallery & Gift

art gallery, coffee bar, books shop

The Rusty Raven is a gallery and gift shop specializing in custom framing, northern art and crafts and great tea and specialty coffee.

Antique Alley

antique store

This wildly underrated Antique store for some hopefully cursed treasures. They have a wide variety of Antiques, TV props, furniture, records, among other items to collect. Photo:

Arctic Market

Arctic Market Mackenzie

Summer Season Arctic Market will run every Saturday from mid-June until mid-September from 11 am to 2 pm in Chief Jim Koe Park. The Winter Indoor Arctic Market runs twice monthly from January to March.

Downtown Cobourg

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Can your trip be complete without visiting the heart of the city, the downtown? Downtown Cobourg is the true heart of the city, full of culture, creativity and delicious food. There is nothing you can’t find whether you’re looking for clothing, home décor, crafting supplies, food and baked goods. Downtown Cobourg’s heritage district is home […]

Downtown Williams Lake

Downtown Cobourg is the true heart of the city,

You can pick up a Culture and Heritage Walking Tour Map from the Visitors Centre or Museum of the CaribooChilcotin. With clothing boutiques, shoe stores, sporting goods, toys and games, books, flower shops, furniture, groceries, hardware stores, and much more, you’ll find everything you need (and perhaps a few things you didn’t know you needed) […]



Prince Rupert is the best place to find unique shopping items at reasonable prices. From antique to high fashion, you will be surprised Prince Rupert has so many things. In Argosy, you can find vintage and trending things that you cannot find anywhere else. Photo:

Old Town

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Old Town is the beating heart of Yellowknife. Gold seekers approximately 80 years ago pioneered what was to become the North’s greatest settlement. It is easy to walk down the Franklin Ave hill into Old Town. The area is an intriguing mash-up of log cabins, mansions, houseboats, floatplanes. You can visit the many galleries, walk […]

Economuse du Fromage


Dubbed as the “choose lovers paradise”, this shop will fulfill all your cheese needs. The quaint shop also features historical items like ice cream and milk cartons from the 1950s and tools used to make cheese from over 50 years ago. Photo:

Micro Brasserie


Sit down and enjoy in-house brewed beers at this micro-brewery. They offer Belgian-inspired Flacatoune, Milk Stouts, Blance de Charlevoix, and much more. Their products are also available for purchase in many places across Quebec. Photo:

Gran’s Bake Shop

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Gran’s Bake Shop has the best-baked goods in town! The small rustic style bakery welcomes you with a delightful smell of fresh baked goods! Grans offers pies, cookies, Nanaimo bars and so much more! Her baking became a hit at the local Farmers Market, but you can now enjoy it anytime at her bakery just […]

Downtown Elora

elora city area

No trip can be complete without visiting a “beating heart” of a town – the downtown, especially Elora’s. Historic stone buildings line along the main street with an authentic mill by the river. The town centre is full of pubs, restaurants and small local shops. One of the famous things about Downtown Elora is its […]

Historic Downtown

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Two blocks of heritage, the commercial core of Carberry’s past, has buildings dating back from 1882 to 1903. These two blocks are the pride and joy of the small town, used as the backdrop for all town events and parades, it is an essential stop to go and explore. Taking a walk down the strip […]

Le Brun en ville

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Don’t miss this quaint little shop hidden in the heart of the bustling downtown core of Trois-Rivières. This local old-fashioned general store transports you to the post-war era, with a wide array of items for souvenirs or practical use. Selling memorable artifacts of both the modern and post-war eras, Le Brun en ville offers items […]

Le Château Blanc


Le Château Blanc is a family beekeeping business located a few minutes from downtown Rimouski. With a vast collection of hives spread across the Rimouski-Neigette countryside, they are proud to offer some of the purest, most authentic unpasteurized honey and honey products. You can see how they process from honey to other foods with a […]

Fergus Marketplace


Fergus Marketplace, a large historic building once filled with market shops and vendors. But long before that, this site was home to the Beatty Brothers’ stone foundry. It was built in 1878 overlooking the waterfalls in downtown Fergus. Today, this historic structure retains its character and has added to its allure by being a renowned […]

St Andrew Street

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St Andrew Street runs parallel to the Grand River. The street is the heart of downtown, with stores and restaurants. The Fergus Grand Theatre is located here. Originally a cinema that opened in 1928.

Artzi Stuff

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Artzi Stuff is a gallery/shop that has several local artists’ work located in the downtown area. The shop consists of jewelry, gifts, and original art. All of the items are created locally and handmade which makes for beautiful and unique pieces of art. This is a great place if you’re wanting more than just an […]

The Sweet Shop


Open since 1980, The Sweet Shop is best known for their old-fashioned treats handmade in-house from creamy fudge to crispy brittle. Located on the harbour, this local shop offers ice creams and other frozen delectables perfect for the summer, and a wide variety of candies to enjoy. The Sweet Shop has also opened The Coffee […]

Bibelot | Gift Shop

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Bibelot: (pronounced bee’blow) is a boutique specializing in small objects of beauty, curiosity and rarity. Some of our favourite lines include Sid Dickens Memory Blocks, Belle De Provence and Lothantique soaps & creams from Provence, The Thymes classic collections for both home & body, gorgeous sterling silver jewellery from Mexico, specialty gift and cookbooks, the […]

J.M.Hall | The House Of Quality Linens

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Welcome to an old-fashioned linen store established over 120 years ago. As you walk through the classically detailed front door, let the historic features invite you into a bygone era. As you stroll across the wooden floor you’ll be surrounded by our large and unique selection of linens for every room and season. From embroidered […]

Paris Wincey Mills

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This beautiful site has been revitalized and is home to a year-round market with local, quality vendors and a friendly, comfortable café. The market hall invites the community to engage in culinary events at the well-appointed test kitchen. The original Wincey Mills building is 125 years old. Once built, Wincey Mills opened with 25 employees, […]

Paris Surf Shop

surf shop

Paris Surf is a funky combination of a clothing store, pizzeria, coffee shop and neighbourhood bar that is filled with love, purpose and passion. Step into a crazy-beautiful mix of hipster flare, ’90s neon and California cool. Founders Cassie and Mark started Paris Lectures, a speaker and networking series with periodic workshops.