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Best of Skiing in Canada Awards

by Leslie Woit from Winter 2012 issue We like to think of our Best of Skiing in Canada Awards as less about the competition and more about how much fun it is to research. Kudos and recognition of worthy people, places and things come in from readers, writers and other contributors all across ski country every year and … More »

Le Massif – No More Clowning Around

Ex-Cirque du Soleil co-owner DANIEL GAUTHIER has taken his high-wire act up a notch to include chairlifts and gondolas at a new business venture, Le Massif. There must be moments in the life of Daniel Gauthier during which he stands in the midst of the sleepy Charlevoix forest—snow falling softly—and wonders what on earth he was thinking when he launched his latest venture: … More »

The End of the Bilodeau Reign

It’s the end of an era for the only privately run ski school at a major resort in Canada. He’d ride up the mountain first thing to work on his carving technique while his cronies were sleeping off their hangovers. He sweated in a steel mill to pay his way through university. He was born … More »

2010 Best of Skiing Awards

Best of 2010

Each year Ski Canada collects kudos and accolades from across the country about what makes us the best   FIRST OFF THE MARK November 2, 2009. Recently beleaguered and now as strong as Hercules, Mount Norquay was the first ski area to open in Canada in the fall. Three days later, big sister Louise opened, … More »

Ring My Belle

Skis

There’s no je ne sais quoi about it. There are loads of good reasons to fall in love with Canada’s exotic eastern beauty. So slip into something more comfortable and treat yourself – and maybe even a loved one – to these top Gallic delights. ARRIVE IN STYLE Porter Airlines flies skiers from the Toronto … More »

Short Turns: December 2008

Short Turns – Travel Guide 2009 Issue POLE JOKES It’s pretty tough to find a lift-line around Big White if you have to do some busking for your dinner so Wiegele heli-guide and visiting street entertainer Ron Betts prefers hanging out in front of restaurant exits for scraps. “So far I’ve been able to make … More »

High on Atmosphere

Quebec skiier

It was a dark and snowy night. Hunched against the cold, we bump into a big-bellied albino man covered in snow. The white guy chuckles—but oddly makes no sound. He seems most entertained by his plight. He’s seven feet tall and full of bonhomie. He is Bonhomme, the man. Carnivale’s cheerful chappy doesn’t give a … More »

Road Trippin’

This article appeared in the November 2005 issue. Okay, I’m going to admit it right up front. We’re a hockey family. That’s right, we spend every lovely snow-covered winter weekend inside various cold, grey, ananymous hockey arenasthat smell alternately of yummy, buttery popcorn and something that defies description. But we still consider ourselves skiers – … More »

Best of Skiing in Canada Awards

by Leslie Woit from Winter 2012 issue We like to think of our Best of Skiing in Canada Awards as less about the competition and more about how much fun it is to research. Kudos and recognition of worthy people, places and things come in from readers, writers and other contributors all across ski country every year and … More »

Le Massif – No More Clowning Around

Ex-Cirque du Soleil co-owner DANIEL GAUTHIER has taken his high-wire act up a notch to include chairlifts and gondolas at a new business venture, Le Massif. There must be moments in the life of Daniel Gauthier during which he stands in the midst of the sleepy Charlevoix forest—snow falling softly—and wonders what on earth he was thinking when he launched his latest venture: … More »

The End of the Bilodeau Reign

It’s the end of an era for the only privately run ski school at a major resort in Canada. He’d ride up the mountain first thing to work on his carving technique while his cronies were sleeping off their hangovers. He sweated in a steel mill to pay his way through university. He was born … More »

2010 Best of Skiing Awards

Best of 2010

Each year Ski Canada collects kudos and accolades from across the country about what makes us the best   FIRST OFF THE MARK November 2, 2009. Recently beleaguered and now as strong as Hercules, Mount Norquay was the first ski area to open in Canada in the fall. Three days later, big sister Louise opened, … More »

Ring My Belle

Skis

There’s no je ne sais quoi about it. There are loads of good reasons to fall in love with Canada’s exotic eastern beauty. So slip into something more comfortable and treat yourself – and maybe even a loved one – to these top Gallic delights. ARRIVE IN STYLE Porter Airlines flies skiers from the Toronto … More »

Short Turns: December 2008

Short Turns – Travel Guide 2009 Issue POLE JOKES It’s pretty tough to find a lift-line around Big White if you have to do some busking for your dinner so Wiegele heli-guide and visiting street entertainer Ron Betts prefers hanging out in front of restaurant exits for scraps. “So far I’ve been able to make … More »

High on Atmosphere

Quebec skiier

It was a dark and snowy night. Hunched against the cold, we bump into a big-bellied albino man covered in snow. The white guy chuckles—but oddly makes no sound. He seems most entertained by his plight. He’s seven feet tall and full of bonhomie. He is Bonhomme, the man. Carnivale’s cheerful chappy doesn’t give a … More »

Road Trippin’

This article appeared in the November 2005 issue. Okay, I’m going to admit it right up front. We’re a hockey family. That’s right, we spend every lovely snow-covered winter weekend inside various cold, grey, ananymous hockey arenasthat smell alternately of yummy, buttery popcorn and something that defies description. But we still consider ourselves skiers – … More »

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