Brockville, Ontario: A Great Day Trip Destination

Brockville, Ontario is fast becoming one of my favourite day trip locations. Located about an hour’s drive south of Ottawa, the “City of the 1000 Islands” lies on the Northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River, opposite Upstate New York. A revitalized historic downtown district anchors the city’s tourist industry. There are locally-owned shops, pubs … More Brockville, Ontario: A Great Day Trip Destination

A Baseball Game at Quebec City’s Stade Municipal

On July 5th, I attended a CAN-AM League baseball game between the Rockland Boulders and the Capitales de Quebec. I was particularly interested in checking out the Capitales home park, the Stade Municpal. which dates back to 1938. Under the government of Maurice Duplessis, construction was ordered to build a new baseball stadium during the … More A Baseball Game at Quebec City’s Stade Municipal

Montreal Baseball: Celebrating The Return of MLB

On Friday night I made the trip to Montreal to take in the first Major League Baseball game (albeit exhibition play) since 2004. Olympic Stadium was packed, with over 46,000 fans passing through the turnstiles to see big league ball being played in the Big O once again. While the game featured the Toronto Blue … More Montreal Baseball: Celebrating The Return of MLB