An Adventure Odyssey Through the Canadian Heartland, Part 2

Architectural rendering of Ice Sea Passage (Credit: Assiniboine Park Zoo)

This is the second installment in Dave Zuchowski’s series on discovering Canada’s lesser-known provinces by car. For more on the road less traveled, check out Part 1, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. Part 2: More from Winnipeg On a visit to Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo, I discovered that the zoo is in the process of […]

Polar Bear Adventure, Part 1

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My mind was blown wide open the first time I saw a polar bear up close in the wild. Previous encounters had been in zoos where I had felt sorry that they had no space to roam, or worse, stuffed in museums with ferocious taxidermically altered mouths. Yes, the polar bear is the largest carnivore […]