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31 Scary Reasons Canadians Should Reject the Risky TPP
Renegotiation of the risky TPP isn't possible. Faced with an ultimatum, Canadians must use public consultations to express support or opposition.
Hiking the Sunshine Coast Trail in British Columbia
Hiking the Sunshine Coast Trail didn't go as planned, but our CouchSurfing group still had fun, saw amazing scenery & learned a lot about mountain weather!
Exploring Vancouver While Backpacking British Columbia
I had a great time while I was exploring Vancouver. It's an absolutely beautiful city, one I certainly wouldn't mind living in!
Western Canada Road Trip
Keen to get away from Ontario for the winter, I decided to take a Western Canada road trip to British Columbia. The biggest hurdle was transportation.
Meaningful Brand Icons From Unique Tattoos
My attachment to my tattoos goes more than skin deep. Using them as brand icons isn't something I planned, but I'm pleased with how things have turned out!
10 Hikes In Korea You Will Absolutely Love
Rounding off my series on hiking Korea's mountains with a bucket list to make the best of a year abroad, there are 10 more hikes in Korea I absolutely loved
Frank White on 31 Scary Reasons Canadians Should Reject the Risky TPP:
Comprehensive, helpful review. Thanks Julie. One topic that has largely been ignored has to do with ...
Luna on Lush Demystified: Top Natural Products, Shopping Tips:
I was a big lush fan untill after 2 years of using their products i developed asthma skin conditions...
Employee on Lush Demystified: Top Natural Products, Shopping Tips:
Current employee here: I couldn't agree more about all the Green washing going on. I will say, in Lu...
Dan on Backcountry Tripping in Mississagi Provincial Park:
I'm just researching Mississagi now, and your photos and accounts are inspiring, thank you. It's bee...
Best of JourNiackery
Hiking the La Cloche Silhouette Trail: Selection of Itineraries
Dreaming of hiking the La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Killarney? Here are several itineraries for hiking the La Cloche Silhouette Trail, slowly or quickly.
56 Things To Do in French River and Lake Nipissing Areas
Chances are, there's a lot left for you to discover about this place. Here are 56 cool ideas for things to do in French River - Lake Nipissing area. Enjoy!
Backpacking Algonquin Park's Eastern Pines Trail to High Falls
Backpacking the Algonquin Park Eastern Pines Trail is a short easy loop that can be hiked in a weekend, or access it by water for a hike & paddle combo trip
Visiting Mashkinonje Provincial Park: A Guide [with Photos]
The definitive resource for visiting Mashkinonje Provincial Park, which has natural hiking trails, beaches & canoe access to Lake Nipissing, all for free.
Packing Lists for Backcountry Hikers
It's useful to divide backcountry packing lists into categories. Here I describe our hiking, camping, and cooking gear packing lists for backcountry hikers.
Backcountry Tripping in Mississagi Provincial Park
Days before leaving, we had cancelled our plans to go backcountry tripping in Mississagi Provincial Park, and so we're really glad we had a second chance!
Best of Green Niackery
Dehydrating Berries and Other Fruit: 10 DIY Tips
We like dehydrating berries we pick ourselves to save money while doing something good for our health. These 10 tips help make dehydrating berries a success
Lush Demystified: Top Natural Products, Shopping Tips
Lush is confusing. It seems eco-conscious, with fresh handmade products, but some ingredients aren’t natural or safe. It’s time to have Lush demystified.
Fun with Kombucha Tea: Yummy Recipes, Creative Ideas
With these little-known uses for kombucha tea and SCOBYs, you can have fun with kombucha tea! Check out these yummy recipes and creative ideas I compiled.
Keeping Honey Bees At Creekbend Farm
Dan & Tracy Séguin of Creekbend Farm may be better-known for the maple syrup partnership Sucrerie Séguin SugarBush, but they’re just as passionate for bees.
Wild Blueberry Picking Tips
We've accumulated lots of share-worthy blueberry picking knowledge, so if you’d like to get out there yourself, check out these blueberry picking tips first
Greening the Lunch Box: Waste-Free and Healthy Lunch Ideas for School or Work
Simplicity is a must when packing a healthy lunch for school or work. Going waste-free is easy on the wallet, good for your health and the environment’s too
Best of MiscellaNiackery
Canada Post Fakes Death to Commit Suicide
Canada Post announced that stamp prices will be going up, home delivery cancelled, and 8,000 jobs cut. It's old news, but there's much more to this story...
A Look Beyond With Medium Jay Lane
Medium Jay Lane has a special gift she enjoys sharing with others. She's naturally a performer & her insightful talent lends itself well to public readings.
Les écrits d'Aurélien Dupuis | Writings of Aurélien Dupuis
I first wrote this in French since it's about my great-uncle Aurélien Dupuis, an author & an accomplished man who is open-minded & passionate about nature.
Amy Miller's The Carbon Rush: Fighting the Climate Crisis for Social Justice
The Carbon Rush social justice film exploits Canada's role in carbon markets & the poverty & illness resulting from the supposedly green for-profit industry
Municipalities Across Canada Request Exemptions From CETA
A secret international trade deal puts too many restrictions on local governments. Many municipalities are passing resolutions seeking exemptions from CETA.
Memories of a Carnivore: A Vegetarian in Korea
Memories of a Carnivore: Adventures in Eating Ethically. Raw, humorous, irreverent. Fragmented. Rural & exotic locations, bizarre meals & language barriers.