larkycanuck

Larkycanuck is the pseudonym for the spirited, spontaneous and zestful Canadian. The Blog is focused on showcasing budget adventure travels for working families. Larkycanuck has traveled to over 15 countries, 38 cities in 10 years. He has never quit a job to do this. He travels with his wife and on some trips with the house rabbit (Pepper).

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Coaldale Birds of Prey Foundation | Budget Adventure Travel

| May 25, 2015 | 4 Comments

Colin’s Story The Birds of Prey Centre was founded in 1982 by Wendy Slaytor and Colin Weir as Alberta’s first volunteer wildlife rescue facility. What began as an act of personal endeavor and passion for saving the raptors, extended in to a lifetime of devotion of caring by a large group of volunteers to build, […]

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The Bushwakker Brewery of Regina | Budget Adventure Travel

| May 22, 2015 | 8 Comments

I never title any of my blogs after any brand or company so as not to confuse my readers in to thinking that I am specifically endorsing it. But this is one exception. Regina does not get its fair share of credit in the media or in social avenues as a tourist hub in Canada. […]

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Crossing the border can be taxing | Tax | Money Savings | Larkycanuck.com

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sharing the border with the U.S. means it is relatively easy to cross the border for a holiday or to visit an outlet mall. Infrequent visitors who are in the U.S. for 31 days or less a year are considered visitors and are not generally subject to U.S. income tax. However, Canadians spending more time […]

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Lost and Found in Moose Jaw | Budget Adventure Travel

| May 16, 2015 | 12 Comments

“Nooooo!” I heard her scream as the SUV in front swerved, lost control, and fishtailed right in front of us on the highway. It was a definite head-on. With a total white-out on Highway 1 it was inevitable despite the fog lights that I had turned on. I knew better not to slam the brakes […]

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Affordable Vacation in Whitehorse | Budget Adventure Travel

| May 13, 2015 | 4 Comments

When most Canadians think of Yukon, the first thing that conjures up in their mind is the great Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) effect and very cold days (brrrrr!) Well indeed I can confirm that Whitehorse, which is the capital of Yukon, has both indeed; But you are most likely to have misconceptions on both. Firstly, […]

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Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Video | Budget Adventure Travel

| May 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

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Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis Tour in Whitehorse |Budget Adventure Travel

| May 7, 2015 | 9 Comments

Aurora Borealis gira en Whitehorse オーロラ – ホワイトホースのオーロラツアー Aurora Borealis Tour em Whitehorse On March 13th 2013 we arrived at Whitehorse, Yukon for a once in a lifetime must-see journey to the wild north of Canada to view the spectacular atmospheric phenomenon known as the Northern Lights. El 13 de marzo año 2013 llegó a […]

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Insider’s View of Ford’s Vehicle Ergonomics & Design Process

Insider’s View of Ford’s Vehicle Ergonomics & Design Process

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Collectively, there only a few moments in life that create lasting memories. Like the first kiss, the first house, the first job. On that list is definitely the first car. But after the initial euphoria of driving your car has passed, the realities of everyday driving and comfort-ability (or lack of it) set in. This is […]

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4 common tax mistakes made by students | Tax | Money Savings

| May 4, 2015 | 3 Comments

Mistake #1 – Filing only after turning 18 A common mistake made by young folks is not realizing that you have to file a tax return when you are earning taxable income and not just after turning 18. In other words, you may be a dependent while earning income (summer jobs, online work) but you are […]

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Being Fancy at SCHMANCY | Social Commentary

| May 1, 2015 | 3 Comments

On February 9, 2013 the Glenbow Museum of Calgary held its second annual fundraiser event. I am not of the type to attend major fundraiser galas of hospitals or other societies for the simple fact that bloggers don’t exactly have a lot of funds. But I am always up for raising a glass of wine for […]

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