Canada Day beverage of choice: the Five Mile Caesar

If you’re planning on making a toast to Canada Day on July 1, the go-to drink has to be the Caesar, the closest thing Canada has to a national beverage. Inspired by the ultra-Canadian (?!) dish Spaghetti Vongole (spaghetti with clams), the Calgarian bartender (originally from Montenegro) who invented the cocktail blended lime, Worcestershire sauce, … Continue reading

Plenty of Races, No Rats. Even Canada Day Starts with a Race in Pemberton.

The home of gruelling Lumpy’s and the “savage” Nimby50, the “tragic” fourth stage of the Four Queens bike comp on July 11, as well as location for one of the first Eco-Challenge’s ever (in 1996. It was too gnarly), in Pemberton even Canada Day starts with a race. The classic 7km Spud Run, celebrating its 12th annual, … Continue reading