Finding a Sweet Spot in a Changing Climate
In a region dominated by mixed woods of spruce, balsam poplar, birch, jack pine and balsam fir, commercial maple syrup production is the type of business venture that raises a few eyebrows this side of Lake Superior.
But take a hike or fly a plane just southwest of Thunder Bay,
On a wintery Monday morning, I walked through the doors of a local recreation centre at the end of Toivo Street in Thunder Bay. About two dozen ladies, who filled the room, looked up at me from their seats. Bundles of yarn, various weaving and knitting projects, and a couple
If you’re passing through Thunder Bay, you may not expect to find fields of corn, soy, rye and barley along the highway southwest of the city.
In a region with a reputation for ruggedness—its classic Canadian scenery of rocks, water and trees—farmland in northwestern Ontario