The most unexpected, unforgettable part of our family beach vacation to Holbox, Mexico, was meeting the pups in need at an animal rescue

The first time I laid eyes on KichPam, a dirty-blond mutt at the Refugio Animal Holbox on the tiny island just off the north coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, I was drawn to her perky, pointy face, floppy ears and dark, expressive eyes . It was December and we were on our first family holiday … Read more

Insider’s guide to Uxbridge: Where to find a CanLit gem, farmhouse decor and idyllic picnic spots

Any “Schitt’s Creek” fan would immediately recognize the filming locations for Ted’s vet clinic, Bob’s Garage and Rose Apothecary while driving through Stouffville and Goodwood, Ont., en route to Uxbridge’s town centre. But what they might not know is that this humble township, about one hour northeast of Toronto, offers an incredible community of artisans, … Read more