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Past Episodes: May 2012 Archives

Summer Home and Native Land

Georgian Bay 004.jpg Our Victoria Day show featured a documentary on the hundreds of cottagers who lease property from an Ontario First Nation. One of the first to do this, was the Beausoleil First Nation on Christian Island in Georgian Bay. Erik White has the story. Listen audio (runs 7:55)

The Tobans are coming! The Tobans are coming!

kenora-harbour.jpg Like many Ontario tourist towns, Kenora sees an influx of residents in the summer. The main difference is the northwestern Ontario town is expecting "Tobans." It's a slang term for visitors from Manitoba, which is sometimes seen as derogatory. On our May 21st show, we heard from from Kenora Mayor Dave Canfield. Listen audio (runs 8:35)

Creepy critters at camp

bedbug.jpgBeyond mice and other vermin, we discovered another pest that's become an uninvited guest at rental cottages in Ontario.

David Saunders from Paramount Pest Control in Ottawa shared some stories with us on the May 21st show: Listen audio (runs 7:56)