Clare Kines is a retired RCMP officer in Arctic Bay Nunavut and successful bed and breakfast business blogger – he’s the the subject of a compelling profile on CanadaBlogFriends.ca this month. Kiggavik is the name of local bird (gryfalcon) and also the name of his lodge. He’s had many famous people stay at his chalet in the north, including Dan Rather from the CBS TV series 60 Minutes.
Here’s a picture of Clare leading hikers to the berry fields opposite the town of Arctic Bay which you can see along the distant shore in the background.
This is a barren place but Clare’s blog about The House, kiggavik shows readers that the barren lands are not nearly as barren as we might suppose.
Here’s Lisa Charleyboy laughing and making merry at her birthday dinner at Vivoli on College St in Toronto on September 9th 2009.
Down here in Ontario, on Lenzr.com
Ontario Tourist Attractions is a photo contest that’s sponsored by Kanetix.ca insurance & mortgage rate quotes and is a search for pictures that celebrate of our province’s most interesting destinations.
This web challenge asks people to upload pictures of small town main streets, beaches, museums and monuments.
Photo contest ends at 12:01 am on the morning of November 1st 2009.
Prize is $200 for first place, followed by a $100 second prize unit AMERICAN EXPRESS gift certificates.
Hold the boat on the Toronto Ferry, visit the Hockey Hall of Fame and Raptors at Air Canada Centre and get pictures.
Added together with the location information, the 140 character caption on each image should somehow capture the essence of people enjoying the great outdoors in the Province of Ontario.
Quotes are always free on Kanetix.ca