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Top Parks to Camp in Ontario in the Fall

Ontario is known for its beautiful fall foliage and this time of year it starts to hit its peak.  Where are the best places to view and camp at this fall? We’ve got a list of a few to check out.                 Known for its 100m high Mazinaw Rock, this archaic rock features unique markings called aboriginal pictographs.                  The park itself features plenty of outdoor activities, still enjoyable in the fall.  Canoeing and hiking throughout the park offer great views of the fall foliage and beautiful countryside.  . . . Read more

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Top Parks to Camp in Ontario in the Fall

Ontario is known for its beautiful fall foliage and this time of year it starts to hit its peak.  Where are the best places to view and camp at this fall? We’ve got a list of a few to check out.                 Known for its 100m high Mazinaw Rock, this archaic rock features unique markings called aboriginal pictographs.  These markings stem from the ….era and were likely inscribed by …..                 The park itself features plenty of outdoor activities, still enjoyable in the fall.  Canoeing and . . . Read more

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Solar Eclipse and Where You Can See It

On August 21st, there will be a partial solar eclipse viewable around Canada. If you happen to be travelling through the United States, in some parts you will be able to see a total eclipse. There will be 74% coverage in Thunder Bay and it will last from 12:52 pm to 3:28 pm. August 21, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. TELUSCAPE, outside the Main Entrance Free admission for outdoor activities Parking is $10 per vehicle (Member discounts apply) Eclipse begins: 1:10 p.m. | Eclipse maximum: 2:32 p.m. | Eclipse ends: 3:49 p.m.   Admission is free for everyone. WHEN: August 21, 2017 at 1-4 pm WHERE: York University, Lions Stadium 4700 Keele Street Toronto M3J1P3 Princess Margaret Fountain, Canadian . . . Read more

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Solar Eclipse and Where You Can See It

On August 21st, there will be a partial solar eclipse viewable around Canada. If you happen to be travelling through the United States, in some parts you will be able to see a total eclipse. There will be 74% coverage in Thunder Bay and it will last from 12:52 pm to 3:28 pm. A few locations where you can catch sight of the partial eclipse: Ontario Science Centre August 21, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. TELUSCAPE, outside the Main Entrance Free admission for outdoor activities Parking is $10 per vehicle (Member discounts apply) Eclipse begins: 1:10 p.m. | Eclipse maximum: 2:32 p.m. | Eclipse ends: 3:49 p.m. York University Admission is free for everyone. WHEN: August 21, 2017 at 1-4 pm WHERE: York University, . . . Read more

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KOA Campgrounds in Ontario

Smith’s RV Centre is proud to be a part of the Route 66 RV Network. As a member, we are able to offer our customers membership to various programs that are designed to help make sure your travels are as successful as possible. On of these programs is the RV Club, which offers discounts on various services- one of which is a 10% discount at all KOA campgrounds. You must show proof of current membership at the time of check in, in order to receive this discount. There is a KOA in Thunder Bay, plus 16 others across Ontario. They are listed below: Thunder Bay Having received the 2001 Kampground of the Year award, this site is full of great and fun amenities. The site is nearby Lake Superior . . . Read more

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KOA Campgrounds in Ontario

Smith’s RV Centre is proud to be a part of the Route 66 RV Network. As a member, we are able to offer our customers membership to various programs that are designed to help make sure your travels are as successful as possible. On of these programs is the RV Club, which offers discounts on various services- one of which is a 10% discount at all KOA campgrounds. You must show proof of current membership at the time of check in, in order to receive this discount. There is a KOA in Thunder Bay, plus 16 others across Ontario. They are listed below: Thunder Bay Having received the 2001 Kampground of the Year award, this site is full of great and fun amenities. The site is nearby Lake Superior . . . Read more

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150th Anniversary of Canada

Since the beginning of the year, there have been activities all across Canada in celebration of our country’s 150th birthday. The activities are meant to celebrate Canada’s diversity, encourage inclusion, establish a spirit of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and discover Canada’s natural beauty. A couple of signature events going on is the Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day.   Canadian Multiculturalism Day - June 27th   The day is an opportunity to celebrate our diversity and our commitment to democracy, equality and mutual respect. There will be many festivities taking place from coast to coast in celebration. Check here for more specific dates, times . . . Read more

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150th Anniversary of Canada

Since the beginning of the year, there have been activities all across Canada in celebration of our country’s 150th birthday. The activities are meant to celebrate Canada’s diversity, encourage inclusion, establish a spirit of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and discover Canada’s natural beauty. A couple of signature events going on is the Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day.   Canadian Multiculturalism Day - June 27th   The day is an opportunity to celebrate our diversity and our commitment to democracy, equality and mutual respect. There will be many festivities taking place from coast to coast in celebration. Check here for more specific dates, times . . . Read more

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