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true north favourites

True North Favourite: Mr. Dressup

linda

Watching Mr. Dressup on CBC TV was a morning staple of my 1970's childhood. I loved the pictures he drew on his easel, the books he read to Casey and Finnegan and the endless costume possibilities he pulled from his Tickle Trunk.

True North Favourite: Mortimer

mortimer

This is my all-time favourite children's book by our very own Canadian author, Robert Munsch.

True North Favourite: Inuusiq

michaela

One of my favourite albums is "Inuusiq" by The Jerry Cans, a Canadian Band from Nunavut.

True North Favourite: Live in London

loenard cohen

Who could be more Canadian and more man-of-the-world than Leonard Cohen? I love the rich layers of complex imagery in his brilliantly poetic and philosophical song lyrics

True North Favourite: Navy

Navy by Blaine Wiseman

This informative, non fiction title provides a broad introduction into the career of a Navy sailor.

The great Atlantic Canada bucket list: one-of-a-kind travel experiences

This past year my husband and I (and our dog, José) drove from London, ON to Jasper, AB and experienced the beauty of Northern Ontario, the Prairies, the Badlands, and of course, the breath-taking Rockies

True North Favourite: The Wonderful Pigs of Jillian Jiggs

Beloved character, Jillian Jiggs, is a precocious little girl who crafts a family of pigs while she is supposed to be cleaning her room