Great Lakes and Canada 150

The doors to 51st Division opened in late May for Doors Open Toronto. Walking home from the St. Lawrence Market with my family we stopped near the police station so my daughter could pet a German Shepherd, trained in explosives detection, panting out front. Soon we’re touring the station, a rehabilitated former foundry, and getting a lesson in policing and …

Water, Culture, Science and the Nature of Connection

And here I thought Toronto struggled to connect with its Great Lake. Cleveland, almost a sister city to Canada’s largest metropolis, has made accessing its Lake Erie waterfront laughably difficult. If the eight-lane I-90 highway and Cleveland Memorial Shoreway don’t make you think twice about walking the water’s edge, perhaps the five parallel Amtrak train tracks will. Or the sprawling …

Top 10 Things To Do in the Great Lakes Basin This Spring 2017

Spring is finally here and what better way to celebrate than with our iconic Great Lakes? Here are 10 fun, cultural & active happenings in the Great Lakes Basin to add to your spring 2017 agenda!   Copyright Steve Bruno Photography 1. Can You Paddle & Say Sesquicentennial 10 Times Fast? Gear up for 2017’s FAMILY-FRIENDLY PADDLE THE ROUGE, JUNE …