Canadian favorite coffee & doughnut shop Tim Hortons now open in Katy

Canadian favorite coffee & doughnut shop Tim Hortons now open in Katy

Canadian ex-pats of Houston, rejoice, hey! Your favorite coffee and donut shop has made its Texas debut. Tim Hortons has quietly opened its first Houston-area location in Katy at 21817 Clay Rd. Situated just east of the Grand Parkway, the restaurant features a limited amount of internal seating, a few outdoor tables, and a two-lane … Read more

Japanese Canadian heritage cooking classes showcase family recipes

Japanese Canadian heritage cooking classes showcase family recipes

An upcoming Japaanese Canadian heritage cooking class is one in a yearlong series that highlights family and community recipes that date back to pioneer days. The 90-minute class, priced at between $10 and $15, will be led by guest cook Carmel Tanake “and her intergenerational cooking team.” Tanaka describes herself as a “‘secret’ family recipe … Read more

Whistler Village Beer Festival celebrates B.C.’s vibrant craft beverages in Canada’s alpine paradise

Whistler Village Beer Festival celebrates B.C.’s vibrant craft beverages in Canada’s alpine paradise

(This article is sponsored by Tourism Whistler.) BC has a well-earned reputation as the birthplace of craft beer in Canada. The country’s first contemporary craft brewery was created in Horseshoe Bay in 1982. Now, there are more than 200 of them across the province—up from just 54 in 2010. From September 13 to 18, lovers … Read more

Osheaga apologizes after rapper appears in swastika T-shirt at music festival

Osheaga apologizes after rapper appears in swastika T-shirt at music festival

Organizers at Montreal’s Osheaga music festival are apologizing after a British rapper performed while dressed in a T-shirt emblazoned with a swastika. The festival says the fashion choice by Slowthai on Saturday “caused confusion” with some festivalgoers who might’ve not understood that it “denounces the regime.” The issue arose after photos and videos were posted … Read more

Teriyaki Boys food truck rolls into town for Vancouver’s Powell Street Festival

Teriyaki Boys food truck rolls into town for Vancouver’s Powell Street Festival

Mamoru Ijima doesn’t get to do as much snowboarding as he did when he was younger. Now 40, the Squamish man is busy raising two kids with his wife. Ijima also devotes a lot of his time to running his food trailer, Teriyaki Boys, which specializes in Japanese street food. This weekend, Teriyaki Boys is … Read more

Washed Out joins Detroit’s Mo Pop fest after Kaytranada cancels | Music News | Detroit

Washed Out joins Detroit’s Mo Pop fest after Kaytranada cancels | Music News | Detroit

click to enlarge Sam Prickett, Wikimedia Creative Commons Washed Out performing in July 2016. With a little more than week before it starts, Detroit’s Mo Pop music festival lineup is going through a bit of a shakeup. Festival organizers announced Tuesday that Haitian-Canadian producer and DJ Kaytranada has canceled his appearance, and will now be … Read more

Beat the heat with Filipino summer treat in month-long Vancouver halo-halo festival

Beat the heat with Filipino summer treat in month-long Vancouver halo-halo festival

Let’s start with the proper pronunciation of this Filipino cold dessert treat. Say “ha-loh ha-loh”. Now that we’ve got that right, let’s talk about halo-halo. It’s basically a colorful melange of sweetened preserves, topped with shaved ice, drizzled with milk, and then topped with jam, flan or ice cream. The name of this medley comes … Read more

Juke celebrates National Fried Chicken Day and anniversary with half-price sandwiches

Juke celebrates National Fried Chicken Day and anniversary with half-price sandwiches

The Canada Day excitement will hardly have had a chance to die down before we’re hit with another holiday. Next Wednesday (July 6) is National Fried Chicken Day. It’s not an actual holiday, and it seems to be “honoured” mainly in the US, where it started at some indeterminate time, but it’s as good an … Read more

David Suzuki: Canada’s plastics ban is a necessary first step

David Suzuki: Canada’s plastics ban is a necessary first step

Most of us have seen images of sea turtles malformed by plastic six-pack rings, dead birds with stomachs full of debris, animals smothered by plastic bags… Our excessive use of disposable plastics is disastrous, not just for wildlife, but for us as well. Canada is starting to take it seriously, with a ban on several … Read more

Food prices rise nearly 10 percent as Canadian inflation hits 31-year high

Food prices rise nearly 10 percent as Canadian inflation hits 31-year high

Inflation is taking a big bite off the food budget of Canadians. Food prices increased 9.7 percent in April 2022 compared to the same month last year as inflation in the country hit a 31-year high. Prices of consumer goods rose 6.8 percent in April, the highest increase since January 1991, when prices jumped 6.9 … Read more