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Discovering Canada — Saskatchewan Ghost Towns (preview)

Story and Photography by Mike Grandmaison Exploring old buildings has never been a passion of mine, but from time to time I’ve been known to explore the occasional deserted homestead or ghost town. My interest in exploring these abandoned structures is partly due to my curiosity; wondering what happened over the years that motivated someone […]

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Discovering Canada — Prairie Giants (preview)

As I travel across the Canadian Prairies in search of scenic photo opportunities, I’m amazed and saddened by the number of ghost towns, abandoned farm homes and dilapidated grain elevators lost to the climate, the economy and the evolution of society. Yet they draw me in. I wonder about the lives lived inside those walls, […]

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Discovering Canada — Greater Sudbury (Preview)

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison It’s known as the home of the Big Nickel and the Science North, but to OPC’s Mike Grandmaison, the City of Greater Sudbury is so much more. Grandmaison’s hometown pride shines through as we embark on a journey through an area of Ontario that offers a variety of stunning […]

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Discovering Canada — Alberta Badlands (preview)

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison Explore the rugged, desert-like terrain of the Alberta badlands and all of the photographic opportunities they present with OPC‘s Mike Grandmaison. The veteran shutterbug takes us on a tour through the three largest badland areas he explored: Red Deer River Valley, Dinosaur Provincial Park and Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park. To […]

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