Beyond the bears

There’s no doubt that I went to Churchill for one thing, and one thing only: to see polar bears. But once I got my white bear fix, I discovered that this northern town is definitely more than just bears. Culture & History Cape Merry Battery Many bear lovers are surprised when they learn about

Legends of the York Boat at Lower Fort Garry

The York boat – named after York Factory, the Hudson’s Bay Company headquarters in northern Manitoba – was truly an innovation inspired by the rugged wilderness of western and northern Canada. It was a boat that was tough, could be operated by oar or by sail, able to carry lots of cargo and still