What does it mean to be a proud Canadian? Is it a love of hockey and fishing? Is it the ripple of pride when you hear the national anthem played at an event or when you see the RCMP dressed in their finest performing as the Musical Ride, a recognizable symbol of Canada around the world? Is it acceptance of the equality of people, regardless of colour, creed or sex?
With a very successful 1st Annual East Kootenay Beer Festival under our belt it only seems right that we tribute this blog to the art of great beer. For many, the highlight of the event was having the ability to sample a huge variety of local craft beers and ultimately choose their personal favourite. The event resulted in not only a bunch of smiling faces as the breweries were very generous with their delicious samples, but ultimately a winner of the personal choice award for the most favoured local beer.
It's Father's Day weekend and we all know that Dad's love the BBQ. To honour Dad and his fantastic grilling skills here are five tips to help him perfect the meat. *Tips from Avenue Calgary Have faith in your butcher
Winemaking is an old and noble craft, with archaeological evidence revealing the art of fermenting juice dating back to 6000 BC. Today, wine is produced all over the world, with the BC Okanagan region becoming renowned as a world-class producer of award-winning wines.
Sure, we all know we need to eat properly, get more sleep, exercise and cut the stress levels in order to optimize our health. But there are many additional simple positive actions to bring into your daily routine that promote good health. Below are ten easy health tips, as recommended by our health and wellness experts at the Natural Springs Spa to promote well-being and longevity*: