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The bear and the place - Winnie the Pooh and White River

The bear and the place - Winnie the Pooh and White River

This week Back Roads Bill tells us about how a town has made a children's story character into a destination and about the evolution of writing a weekly story
Beware of tricksters in the cracks and crevices, warns Back Roads Bill

Beware of tricksters in the cracks and crevices, warns Back Roads Bill

This week, beware, Bill tells us about the rock fairies and their whereabouts
The Niven Meridian - Where New Ontario's straight borders came from

The Niven Meridian - Where New Ontario's straight borders came from

This week, Back Roads Bill tells us about an important imaginary line in Northern Ontario
Winter is really coming this time. Probably

Winter is really coming this time. Probably

Back Roads Bill says natural signs point to early winter but maybe not like they used to be
When Highway 11 was Old Ferguson Highway

When Highway 11 was Old Ferguson Highway

This week Back Roads Bill takes us to what Highway 11 was like when it was a seasonal road and you had to check in before using it
The why and where of autumn leaves' cavalcade of colour <b>(10 photos)</b>

The why and where of autumn leaves' cavalcade of colour (10 photos)

The fall colours are here and Back Roads Bill teaches us a leaf lesson
The goose is great but there's so much more in Wawa

The goose is great but there's so much more in Wawa

This week, Back Roads talks about Wawa’s Heritage Doors – portals to our past that take us beyond the goose
A most unusual epitaph

A most unusual epitaph

This week Bill discovers a UFO epitaph – he knows there is more to the story
The poetry of place in Cobalt <b>(8 photos)</b>

The poetry of place in Cobalt (8 photos)

Today, Back Roads Bill tells a story about two people, a poet and a par excellence fan of the poet
Lost, not found and what we can learn from it

Lost, not found and what we can learn from it

Through an unsolved case, Back Roads Bill reminds us to be prepared when we venture outside