Northern Ontario, Canada

Jamie McIntyre

Hey! I'm a staff writer for Northeastern Ontario Tourism. Check out my articles for insight on the Northeastern Ontario area, and consider a legendary adventure - or two. 

Have any questions about traveling to the area? Tweet @NeOntario or email me jamie@northeasternontario.com.

In Timmins, ON this summer? Discover golf courses in a dramatic natural setting, carved into the Boreal Forest. There are three golf courses in Timmins; two 18 hole championship courses and one challenging 9 hole. All 3 courses are located only minutes from the downtown core and provide you with a golfing experience on par with that of a larger city centre. The season doesn’t end on Thanksgiving weekend. There's also an indoor golf facility,…
It's something to enjoy, savour and delight in. Food. Northeastern Ontario is home to unique festivals celebrating the vibrant food, recipes and culture of Northern Ontario.  If you happen to be in Northeastern Ontario this summer, consider making a food festival a part of your trip. Literally get a taste for the region. Spoiler Alert: There's no poutine festival, yet. Timmins Rotary Ribfest & Multicultural Festival June 25-26, 2014Mountjoy Historical Conservation AreaTimminsribfest.ca The Timmins Rotary…
Glamp | ing n.British/ Informal - A form of camping involving accommodations and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping. The Oxford Dictionary recognizes glamping as a noun, which means it has become a 'thing'. If you haven't heard about it yet, don't worry. Glamping was introduced to Canada and the United States only recently. The glamorous trend was adopted from places like Africa, Thailand and Great Britain, where people have been camping…
We sat down with Dave Lafontaine, Chair of Temiskaming Smallmouth Bass Series, to talk fishing, lakes and tournaments. Dave has been organizing the TSBS for over 18 years, and it has become the largest bass tournament series in Northern Ontario.                          Dave (left) posing with a tournament attendee JM: What is Temiskaming Small Mouth Bass Series all about? DL: The Temiskaming Small Mouth Bass…
We asked, "Do you want to win an all-inclusive snowmobile trip for two to Abitibi Canyon?", and we got an overwhelming response thanks to social media fans. The contest rules were simple, use the hashtag #RideNEOntario in the description of a public social media post before February 10, 2014, and you were entered. We were overwhelming happy about the response, and we consider these 90+ photo submissions to be a testament to how awesome it…
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